Translation of quite in Spanish:


completamente, adv.

Pronunciation /kwaɪt//kwʌɪt/


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    • 1.1(completely, absolutely)

      are you sure? — yes, quite sure ¿estás seguro? — sí, completamente / totalmente (seguro)
      • he made her give it back — quite right too! se lo hizo devolver — ¡y con toda la razón!
      • quite the most exquisite dress el vestido más precioso que te puedas imaginar
      • we quite simply forgot nos olvidamos, lisa y llanamente
      • I can quite believe it no me cabe la menor duda
      • I still can't quite believe it todavía no me lo creo del todo / no acabo de creérmelo
      • I quite appreciate your difficulty comprendo perfectamente tu problema
      • I quite agree with you there en eso estoy totalmente / completamente de acuerdo contigo
      • this will only make matters worse — quite! esto solo va a empeorar las cosas — ¡exactamente!
      • that's quite enough! ¡basta ya!
      • is this what you wanted? — not quite ¿es esto lo que buscaba? — no exactamente
      • they're not quite perfect no son cien por ciento perfectos
      • she's not quite ten todavía no ha cumplido los diez
      • there's nothing quite like champagne realmente no hay como el champán
      • there were quite 40 or 50 people present había por lo menos unas 40 o 50 personas
      • Even though the samples are all fairly small it's quite amazing to be able to see all that.
      • While I quite agree about the need for condemnation, he has missed an important point.
      • As one can imagine, such a tremendous impact is quite devastating on the human body.
      • I've had quite enough of you and your stories.
      • Neither of them could ever quite figure out how they had survived growing up with her.
      • Frankly, I could quite happily live the rest of my life never having to contend with that experience again.
      • Well, my road has traffic calming measures and quite frankly they make little or no difference.
      • She had black hair and an olive complexion, and was quite different from my mother.
      • These people have absolutely no power in it and quite frankly I think it's a waste of time.
      • He is one of the richest characters in the whole of the Wodehouse creation, absolutely rounded and quite without flaw.
      • I propose that this pharaoh is not Nefertiti, but quite a different person altogether.
      • For someone to do it at such a young age is quite extraordinary.
      • Nonetheless, to suggest that Old English as a written language was ever quite dead and buried would be misleading.
      • Another problem is that some companies sub-contract work to firms which, quite frankly, are not up to the job.
      • Speaking of levels of ignorance, I quite agree with Mick Hartley's letter.
      • The loss of drums and effects doesn't come at the cost of intensity; quite the reverse.
      • Here the facts are quite complex and quite different from the residential construction cases.
      • Thanks for making this point, which I quite agree with, but which was left out of my original answer for lack of space.
      • His brothers could never quite agree on his ransom price, so Ferdinand withered away in captivity.
      • I think there are all sorts of practical reasons, quite separate from the ethics, as to why you might want to take prisoners.

    • 1.2

      you'll have quite a job persuading her te va a costar lo tuyo / te va a dar mucho trabajo convencerla
      • quite a few of them have already left muchos de ellos ya se han ido
      • that was quite a match! ¡fue un partidazo!

  • 2British

    it's quite warm today hoy hace bastante calorcito informal
    • there were quite a few había bastantes
    • we see them quite often los vemos bastante a menudo
    • I quite liked it — only quite? me gustó bastante — ¿solo bastante?
    • it's quite likely you've lost it es muy probable que lo hayas perdido
    • He was quite attractive actually, dark hair, green mysterious eyes and tall.
    • That's why our training schedule is quite intense already, and it will be even harder towards the time of the race.
    • I'm quite pleased with the positive picture reaction, from here and other places.
    • The investment involved here is quite considerable and is absolutely necessary.
    • Observing Alice with his own eyes he was relieved to see she was actually quite pretty.
    • But claiming that one of these ought to be forbidden under the law is absolutely absurd and quite dangerous.
    • Then we stood there and did absolutely nothing for quite a while.
    • Clearly these three companies have dragged down our overall return by a factor of two, which is quite significant.
    • Whilst I am retaining my sense of humour at the moment, I feel I may lose it quite soon.
    • In fact, it was such an amazing improvement that I was quite sorry to let it go!
    • One feels quite sorry for our politicians and their wives that they have to suffer all this nonsense in their busy lives.
    • In his neck two of his vertebrae seemed to be fused together and in quite a sorry state.
    • It was a strange match in many ways, but we were both quite serious people and I was interested in the theatre, which was his life.
    • I'm pleased to say that Dawn of the Dead is quite a good little movie to see.
    • We have invested quite a significant amount of money into the Scottish whisky industry.
    • It's still fairly big and quite bulky but we're gradually getting there.
    • I am going to bed quite soon, but I have lots of things to blog about over the next few days.
    • It is quite warm outside under the canopy as well, with a very effective heater thoughtfully placed there.
    • Another reviewer described my blog in less warm but still quite pleasing terms.
    • Yes, she agreed, they're quite useful for removing spiders and emptying bins.
    • My sisters and I took windsurfing quite seriously: we had an immense board that took all three of us to carry it.