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Old June 23, 2010, 05:32 AM
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Dar de lleno

Does anyone know what this means?
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Old June 23, 2010, 05:36 AM
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My dictionary gives de lleno = fully
el sol le daba de lleno en la cara the sun was full on his face
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Un balón puede darte de lleno en la cara, te la golpea de lleno queire decir entera, sin dejar un espacio sin golpear.
Acertar de lleno, en una quiniela , es ganar el premio, tb en lotería, concursos etc
Haber un lleno en un cine- No había asientos.
Son los ejemplos que se me ocurren con de lleno. Es más bien un enfatizador.

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as stated, "de lleno" is fully
"dar de lleno"-"to hit fully", physical o metaphorical
more examples
"España se ha dado de lleno con la crisis"
"Juan ha dado de lleno con la quiniela, 15 de 15" -usually "tuvo un pleno"-
A pesar de estar en una zona desértica, la tormenta dio de lleno en el lago"
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