"quisquilloso" English translation

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"quisquilloso" in English

ES quisquilloso
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{adjective masculine}

1. general

quisquilloso (also: criticón)
Es nuestro deber ser quisquillosos y mirar con lupa lo que hace la Comisión y las demás instituciones.
It is our duty to be fastidious, and to pay attention to what the Commission and the other institutions do.
quisquilloso (also: melindroso)

2. colloquial

quisquilloso (also: melindroso, minucioso, meticuloso)

Synonyms (Spanish) for "quisquilloso":

quisquilloso

Context sentences for "quisquilloso" in English

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Spanishes terriblemente quisquilloso y no le gusta que nadie toque sus cosas
he is terribly particular and he doesn't like anyone touching his things
Spanishno le hagas caso, es un quisquilloso
SpanishNo soy ningún quisquilloso.
SpanishDa a entender que estaría dispuesto a olvidar las sacrosantas normas de competencia, que sería un poco menos quisquilloso en relación con las ayudas estatales.
He implies that he would be willing to forget the sacrosanct rules of competition; that he would be less particular about state aid.
SpanishPor tanto, invito a sus señorías a votar contra esta propuesta de acuerdo, sobre todo porque el Consejo se permite ser quisquilloso con algunos millones.
I therefore ask my fellow Members to vote against this draft agreement, especially as the Council has the audacity to cavil at a few million.
SpanishSi solo fuera la fiesta lo que es prematuro, podría ser algo quisquilloso por mi parte oponerme a ella, pero estamos adelantándonos a la Constitución en otros aspectos más importantes.
If it were only the party that was premature, it would be rather curmudgeonly of me to object, but we are anticipating the Constitution in other more important ways.