Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Saturday December 16, 2006

largo, adjective:
long

The ‘false friend’ we will be looking at today is largo. It doesn’t mean large, it means long, whether talking about the physical length of something or the length of time something goes on for.
If you actually want to say large, use the Spanish adjective grande.

Fue una conferencia muy larga.
It was a very long conference.

Esta cuerda es demasiado larga.
This piece of string is too long.

una casa grande
a large house


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