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British English: /ˈbadli/
American English: /ˈbædli/

Translation of badly in French:

adverb comp worse superl worst

  • 1 (not well)
    (begin, behave, fit, sleep, teach, treat)
    (cooked, educated, fed, equipped, made, managed, worded)
    to go badly
    (exam, interview, meeting)
    mal se passer
    to do badly
    (candidate, company)
    obtenir de mauvais résultats
    to take something badly
    mal prendre quelque chose
    he didn't do too badly
    il ne s'est pas mal débrouillé [informal]
    she hasn't done badly for herself
    elle ne s'est pas mal débrouillée dans la vie [informal]
    the shop hasn't done badly out of me
    je n'ai pas été un mauvais client pour le magasin
    to do badly by somebody
    ne pas être correct avec quelqu'un
    to be/feel badly done by
    être/se sentir mal traité
    please don't think badly of me
  • 2 (seriously)
    (disrupt, affect)
    (burnt, damaged)
    badly hit
    durement touché
    our plans went badly wrong
    nos projets ont très mal tourné
    I was badly mistaken
    je me suis lourdement trompé
    the team was badly beaten
    l'équipe a été largement battue
  • 3 (urgently) to want/need something badly
    avoir très envie de/grand besoin de quelque chose
    to be badly in need of help/cleaning
    avoir grand besoin d'aide/d'être nettoyé
    how badly do you need it?
    en as-tu vraiment besoin?
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