the least bit

English translation: hesitant in the slightest

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English term or phrase:the least bit
English translation:hesitant in the slightest
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10:54 Jun 23, 2018
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English term or phrase: the least bit
The only time he was the least bit hesitant was when asked about Smith afterward

Need help. How would you paraphrase the expression "the least bit hesitant". Many thanks
Lakasa Stnorden
Local time: 03:42
hesitant in the slightest
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There are many other ways of paraphrasing this too.
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Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:43
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4 +9hesitant in the slightest
Jack Doughty


  

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hesitant in the slightest


Explanation:
There are many other ways of paraphrasing this too.

Jack Doughty
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:43
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agree  Mark Nathan: or "very slightly hesitant", "a tiny bit hesitant"
6 mins
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agree  Daryo
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agree  Amel Abdullah: "slightly hesitant"
3 hrs
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agree  Simon Mac
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agree  Thayenga: :)
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agree  Marina Menendez
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agree  Sarah Lewis-Morgan
1 day 42 mins
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agree  Robert Forstag: Or (to avoid using the same word “hesitant” in the paraphrase”): the only time he demurred in the slightest.”
1 day 3 hrs
  -> Thank you. I think "demurred" is somewhat different, but might fit, depending on the context.

agree  AllegroTrans
8 days
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