In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1bastantesuficiente(plural) bastantes(plural) suficientesdo we have enough glasses? — ¿tenemos vasos suficientes?
- is there enough coffee left? — ¿queda bastante / suficiente café?
- I don't have enough money to buy it — no me alcanza el dinero para comprarlo
- I didn't get enough sleep — no dormí bastante / lo suficiente
- that's enough noise! — ¡basta de ruido!
- you've made enough food to feed an army — has hecho comida como para un batallón
- there was more than enough food to go round — había comida más que suficiente para todos
- they had more than enough time — tuvieron tiempo de sobra
- there'll be time enough for talking later — ya habrá tiempo suficiente para hablar más adelante
- I have reason enough — tengo motivos suficientes
1do you need any more chairs? — no, I have enough — ¿necesitas más sillas? — no, tengo suficientes / bastantes
- do you need any more paper? — no, I have enough — ¿necesitas más papel? — no, tengo suficiente / bastante
- I'll never go skiing again: one broken leg is enough! — no voy a esquiar nunca más, con una pierna rota me basta / me alcanza (y sobra)
- they don't pay us enough — no nos pagan bastante / lo suficiente
- that's enough for me, thank you — (es) suficiente, gracias
- you've had more than enough to drink — ya has bebido más que suficiente
- this cheese is delicious: I can't eat enough of it — este queso es tan rico que no me canso de comerlo
- enough of this foolishness/idle chatter! — ¡basta de tonterías/de charla!
- I've had enough! — ¡ya estoy harto!
- But then one of the three pulled out, and officials decided that two was enough.
- One answer might be that bands these days are simply not producing enough music to satisfy demand.
- This would give it more than enough time to find other sources of money.
- Test reports indicate that it develops enough power for the job and is flexible.
- It may still be possible to save it if enough messages from writers and readers are received by the heads of the college.
- What all of this means is that Ireland has more than enough organs to save the lives of those on waiting lists.
- Fortunately, he's got more than enough talent to pull off a project like this without much trouble.
- Be sure to bring enough food and water to sustain oneself and wear suitable rainproof clothing.
- There's more than enough work to be done implementing existing policies.
- On neither of those trips was there enough sun to get any decent photographs.
- I had more than enough loose change in my coin purse to pay for it.
- There were enough families dotted around to provide a satisfying amount of encouragement.
- The presence of juice extracting machines at several spots in the city is enough indication.
- If there is not enough housing to satisfy demand, how could prices go down?
- Our immediate experience tells us that with enough fuel we could easily make a rocket ship go as fast as we like.
- Strictly speaking we have more than enough time to practice but I'm not sure if I want to do it.
- The area is gravelled to cut down on maintenance, we've got enough work to do in the back!
- It can fit in the corner of a room and produce enough flour to satisfy all a community's needs.
- They make hundreds of billions of dollars every year, more than enough money to pay for the costs.
- In certain areas we didn't keep the ball enough, especially in the first half, we gave the ball away too easily.
1(sufficiently)you don't go out enough — no sales lo suficiente
- make sure it's big/heavy enough — asegúrate de que sea lo suficientemente grande/fuerte/pesado
- what's good enough for my father is good enough for me — si está bien para mi padre, está bien para mí
- that's not good enough — eso no me vale
- it's difficult enough with one, let alone two — ya es difícil con uno, cuanto más con dos
- I was foolish enough to give him my phone number — fui tan idiota, que le di el número de teléfono
- their house is more than big enough for three people — su casa basta y sobra para tres personas
- would you be kind enough to open the window? — ¿sería tan amable de abrir la ventana?
- The annual Fun Day in Bedford Park, curiously enough unreported in the papers, was a great success.
- A mate of mine who's a jockey once won a race on a horse of the same name, interestingly enough.
- Interestingly enough, we can confirm that this is the right sort of value.
- Interestingly enough, the skin changed colour as she moved in and out of the light.
- Naturally enough, the writer wanted to see the winner's gold medal and replica trophy.
- Interestingly enough, though, it also works as a good science fiction film.
- Curiously enough, all the stuff I forgot to write about earlier has to do with Boys.
- Interestingly enough, many of the other loud boats out there did the same.
- This is one of his poems that, interestingly enough, came up in Philosophy class a while ago.
- Some of these people, interestingly enough, wrote from legal firms of one sort or another.
- These people have, interestingly enough, are riders and big fans of the these horses.
2.1you know well enough what he wants — sabes muy bien lo que quiere
- the threat was plain enough — la amenaza fue muy clara
2.2(quite, very)it's natural enough that he should want to see her — es muy normal que la quiera ver
- he seemed willing enough to help — parecía muy dispuesto a ayudar
- I mean, they're nice enough but after a handful or so they become a bit sickly.
- He was nice enough, though he kept to himself a lot, but there was one thing about him that really annoyed me.
- I then went back to said dull question 2 and worked my way through that easily enough.
- They won it easily enough in the end.
- She seemed nice enough, her husband came too, they both wore jumpers and jeans in to the office.
- I've always been able to come up with content easily enough, but had a hard time with the introduction.
- The film is a nice enough.
- They looked nice enough, certainly very cheery with their perfect teeth smiles.
- The rest of the class went easily enough, but he was glad to hear the bell go off.
- The two-hour session started easily enough with a questionnaire about my general health.
- I had no idea who the contestants were, but the guy who won seemed nice enough.
- He seemed nice enough, if a little chatty, but that's not necessarily a bad thing.
- These young men and women all look nice enough.
- There was plenty of space for the hundreds of vehicles and we parked easily enough.
- Croft had found it easily enough.
- Miss Jacobs was a nice enough young lady and I believe she had the talent to go far.
- Not an unusual texture as such, but attractive enough, and a nice picture.
- She seems nice enough, but her English is very poor so it'd be a real ordeal to spend an hour with her.
- He was nice enough, but definitely didn't omit the warmth and compassion Hayden had.
- She was nice enough, but she seemed to interpret my quiet persona as a sign that I should have a really basic haircut.
2.3(tolerably, passably)he's interesting enough to talk to — para conversar es una persona bastante interesante
- I like my job well enough but … — mi trabajo me gusta pero …
- it's a nice enough city — como ciudad no está mal
Where the meaning … enough to … is being translated, the translation uses the structure lo bastante or lo suficiente … como para …: you aren't eating enough (to stay healthy) no estás comiendo lo suficiente or lo bastante (como para mantenerte saludable).
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