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literal

['lɪtǝrǝl]

  1. ADJ

    1. [sense, translation] literal

      literal-minded

    2. (as intensifier)

  2. N (Typ) errata f

Examples from texts

"Don't be so literal, C-bird," Peter said with a small laugh.
– No seas tan literal, Pajarillo -repuso Peter y soltó una pequeña carcajada-.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach

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'lɪtǝrǝlliteralExamples

they follow a literal interpretation of the Bible — siguen la Biblia al pie de la letra
to be literal about sth — tomar algo al pie de la letra
he's a very literal person — es una persona que todo se lo toma al pie de la letra

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literal

noun
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Common caseliteralliterals
Possessive caseliteral'sliterals'