seco = dry adjective

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seco, seca


English Translation of SECO

: dry
disecado : dried fruta seca dried fruit
: sharp un golpe seco a sharp blow
a secas : simply, just se llama Chico, a secas he's just called Chico
en seco : abruptly, suddenly frenar en seco to make a sudden stop

Examples of SECO

    tengo los labios secos my lips are dry las sábanas no están secas todavía the sheets are still not dry es un calor seco it's a dry heat no me puedo tragar esto en seco I can't swallow this without water un cuadro de flores secas a painting of dried flowers estaban secos todos los geranios all the geraniums had dried up dame una cerveza, que estoy seco give me a beer, I'm really parched (familiar) un champán muy seco a very dry champagne estuvo muy seco conmigo por teléfono he was very curt or short with me on the phone —no se puede —contestó muy seco can't be done, he replied curtly

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