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Old February 26, 2019, 07:42 AM
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Él era un poco posesivo, era medio controlador. Someone explained the word medio here to mean you think he is controlling but you're not sure how much, a little, maybe a lot. Algo como: I think he is controlling. Is that right?
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Él era un poco posesivo, era medio controlador. Someone explained the word medio here to mean you think he is controlling but you're not sure how much, a little, maybe a lot. Algo como: I think he is controlling. Is that right?
That's right. He's a bit of a controller is probably more correct.
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Thanks, that's a great translation- "a bit"
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Yes, "a bit of a controller" or I guess you could also say "somewhat a controller" or "kind of a controller," right?

Oxford gives these examples too,

fue medio violento encontrármelo ahí — it was rather awkward meeting him there
me lo dijo medio en broma medio en serio — she said it half joking and half serious

medio como que se molestó cuando se lo dije — she got kind of / sort of annoyed when I told her

https://es.oxforddictionaries.com/tr...-english/medio
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