Translation: from spanish

for quite some time

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  • quite some — quite a/quite some/ phrase used before a noun for emphasizing that something is unusual or interesting The news came as quite a surprise. It was quite a competition. He’s been renting the house for quite some time. They have to walk home and it’s …   Useful english dictionary

  • quite — [ kwaıt ] function word *** Quite can be used in the following ways: as an adverb (before an adjective or adverb): I was quite angry with her. (before a verb): I quite agree with you. I can t quite decide which dress to wear today. as a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • quite — W1S1 [kwaıt] predeterminer, adv [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: quit, quite free of (13 19 centuries), from Old French quite; QUIT] 1.) fairly or very, but not extremely →↑pretty ▪ The food in the canteen is usually quite good. ▪ He seems quite upset… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • time — 1 /taIm/ noun TIME 1 (U) something that is measured in minutes, hours, years etc using clocks: a machine that can travel through time | The basic unit of time, the second, was redefined in 1967. | time passes/goes by: time goes by so quickly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • quite */*/*/ — UK [kwaɪt] / US adverb, predeterminer Summary: Quite can be used in the following ways: as an adverb (before an adjective or adverb): I was quite angry with her. (before a verb): I quite agree with you. ♦ I can t quite decide which dress to wear… …   English dictionary

  • time — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 what is measured in minutes, hours, days, etc. TIME + VERB ▪ elapse, go by, pass ▪ As time went by we saw less and less of each other. ▪ The changing seasons mark the passing of time …   Collocations dictionary

  • quite*/*/*/ — [kwaɪt] grammar word summary: Quite can be: ■ an adverb: I was quite angry with her. ■ a determiner: I was taking quite a risk when I decided to talk to him. 1) fairly but not very I was feeling quite tired after our walk.[/ex] They said the dog… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • quite a — adverb of an unusually noticeable or exceptional or remarkable kind (not used with a negative) her victory was quite something she s quite a girl quite a film quite a walk we ve had quite an afternoon • Syn: ↑quite, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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