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  • Well, actually "poor thing" would be simply pobre Diminuitive endings might not always mean smaller, can also be affectionate or changing to a differnt word altogether (zorro-zorrillo) but in this case pobrecito is refering to children (or perhaps midgets)

    pobresito?

  • Staff holding students accountable to higher expectations, eliminating the "pobrecito" attitude and replacing it with a "can do" attitude and addressing each individual student's need will break the centuries long cycle of institutional racism.

    dy/dan

  • "You ought to be able to do better than this, pobrecito."

    Kahen no Ame

  • El jalón de orejas no es solo para para Calderón y compañía (pobrecito nada¡¡¡¡ si no quiere ir a la cárcel no sea corrupto, así de simple), es para la clase política en general, que aquí como en otros países creen que uno está para serviles y no ellos para servir …

    Costa Rica's Ex-President Sentenced to 5 Years for Corruption

  • Apparently, cutting baby's fingernails is sure to bring the curses of hell upon the pobrecito and condemn it to a life of ill-health.

    Bald babies

  • If you're in the throes of a crush (pobrecito), whatever you do don't click -- you may not make it out alive.

    Boing Boing: May 23, 2004 - May 29, 2004 Archives

  • Could it be that the angel spoke Spanish and what she really said was pobrecito?

    Mercy Falls

  • What is the proper spelling of pobresito ... pobrecito??

    pobresito?

  • I would say that the correct meaning for pobrecito in English would be "poor thing". "cito" or "cita" at the end of a word in Spanish, especially in Latin America, doesn't always mean little. lin robinson

    pobresito?

  • What's interesting is that pobre has no feminine equivalent, but pobrecito and pobrecita do.

    pobresito?

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