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adjective /ˈlitl/
small in size
He is only a little boy When she was little (= a child), she wanted to be a nurse.
small in amount; not much
He has little knowledge of the difficulties involved.
not important
sin importancia
I did not expect her to make a fuss about such a little thing.
a little a short time or distance
un poco
Move a little to the right!
a small quantity of something
un poco
He has a little money to spare ’Is there any soup left?’ ’Yes, a little.’
un poco
She was a little frightened.
little by little gradually
poco a poco
Little by little we began to get to know him.
little finger noun the smallest finger on your hand.
make little of to treat as unimportant etc
quitar importancia
He made little of his injuries.
not to be able to understand
no captar, no entender
I could make little of his instructions.
little means ’not much’: You have little reason to boast. a little means ’some’, ’a small quantity’: There’s a little milk left.
(Definition of little from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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