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audio de·do

m.
  1. anatomy (de la mano) finger
  2. (del pie) toe
  3. (medida) finger
  4. figurative (porción) bit, smidgen

Idioms:
a dos dedos de
figurative, colloquial within an inch of
cogerse los dedos
figurative to get caught
contar con los dedos
to count on one's fingers
chuparse los dedos
  1. (comer) to eat with relish
  2. figurative, colloquial (gozar) to smack one's lips
dedo anular
ring finger
dedo cordial or del corazón
middle finger
dedo índice
index finger, forefinger
dedo meñique
little finger, pinky
dedo pulgar or gordo
  1. (de la mano) thumb
  2. (del pie) big toe
el dedo de Dios
figurative the hand of God
mamarse or chuparse el dedo
figurative, colloquial to be a fool
meterle a alguien los dedos
figurative, colloquial to pump someone (for information)
morderse los dedos
  1. to bite one's nails
  2. figurative, colloquial (arrepentirse) to regret
no mamarse or chuparse el dedo
figurative, colloquial to be shrewd
no tener dos dedos de frente
colloquial to lack intelligence
poner bien los dedos
music to play well
poner el dedo en la llaga
figurative to pinpoint the trouble spot
poner los cinco dedos en la cara a alguien
figurative to slap someone across the face
señalar a alguien con el dedo
figurative to point the finger at someone, accuse someone
Inflected Forms: dedos - masc

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