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Old February 28, 2010, 12:47 AM
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Hola, ¿Siempre vez que quería escribir algo así yo tenía dudas?

I have a bit of doubt about that
Tengo un poco de duda sobre eso

¿Es necesitado "de" ahí?
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Old February 28, 2010, 02:01 AM
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Hola, ¿Cada vez que quería escribir algo así yo tenía dudas¿.

I have a bit of doubt about that
Tengo un poco de duda sobre eso

¿Se necesita la "de" ahí?
Using 'poco de duda' is correct.
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Old February 28, 2010, 02:43 AM
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Could you say tengo poca duda meaning I have little doubt, i.e. the opposite?
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Old February 28, 2010, 06:59 AM
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Pienso que ya me ha explicado eso Rusty

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mucho (adv)
lluvió mucho = it rained a lot
gritaron mucho los niños = the children yelled a lot

mucho (adj)
mucha gente se ahogó por la mucha lluvia que cayó
= many people drowned because of the hard rain that fell
muchos de los niños gritaron
= many of the children yelled

demasiado (adv)
llevaron demasiado al picnic = they took too much to the picnic

demasiado (adj)
había demasiada gente en el parque = there were too many people at the park
Tengo poca duda (actúa como un adjetivo
Tengo un poco de duda (adverbio

¿Tengo razón?
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Old February 28, 2010, 09:32 AM
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Both are correct, but I think there is a slight nuance in meaning:

Tengo poca duda = I'm almost certain.
Tengo un poco de duda = I'm not that sure.
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