apretado = tight adjective

apretado, apretada

adjective

English Translation of APRETADO

1
: tightno hagas el nudo tan apretado don't make the knot so tight el suéter te queda demasiado apretado the sweaterr is too tight on you le puso la venda bien apretadita en la pierna she put the bandage tightly around his leg
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familiar : cheap, tightfistedhemos pasado por épocas muy apretadas we have been through some quite difficult or hard times andamos muy apretados de dinero we are very short of money usa el teléfono sin pedir permiso ¡qué apretado es! he uses the phone without asking permission, he's got a real cheek (familiar)
—apretadamente adverb

Examples of APRETADO

    un apretado programa de actividades a very full or busy programme of activities si te sientas ahí, vamos a estar muy apretados if you sit there we're going to be really squashed or cramped pusieron a los hinchas apretados contra las vallas they shoved or pushed the fans against the barriers

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