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Old September 24, 2009, 07:37 AM
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Más bien poco

¿Que significa este dicho?
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Old September 24, 2009, 08:11 AM
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"mas bien poco" = "rather little" or "rather small", referring to amount.

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Old September 25, 2009, 03:52 PM
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"más bien" is used in a similar manner to how we use "actually" in American English.
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Old September 25, 2009, 11:49 PM
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Sorry, how was "actually" used in it's origin and how it's used nowadays? a while ago someone of the forum told me but I can't remember the post.
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Hermit and Tomisimo are correct.
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