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ir al grano



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ir al grano
     1. v. to get to the point
Analysis
ir
     1. v. to go
     2. v. (reflexive) to go away, to leave (see irse)
     3. v. (with a followed by the infinitive), to be going to (near future)
           Hoy vamos a ver una película.
             Today we are going to see a movie.
al
     a
          1. prep. to
          2. prep. by
          3. prep. at
          4. prep. Used before words referring to people, pets, or personified objects or places that function as direct objects: personal a.
                Lo busca a usted. - He is looking for you.
     el
          1. art. Masculine singular definite article; the.
          2. art. Feminine singular definite article used before nouns which start with a stressed 'a':
                el alma, pl. las almas
                el hacha, pl. las hachas
grano
     1. n. grain (the seed of grass food crops)
     2. n. grain, seed, kernel, bean (a single seed of certain crops)
           un grano de arroz - a grain of rice
           un grano de maíz - a kernel of corn
     3. n. grain (single particle of a substance)
     granar
          1. v. (intransitive) to produce or develop grains or seeds
          2. v. to become rich



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