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honestly

Pronunciation: /ˈɑːnəstli; ˈɒnɪstli/

Translation of honestly in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (sincerely) [answer/say/think] sinceramente, francamente I can honestly say (that) … puedo decir con toda sinceridad que … I don't know and I honestly don't care no lo sé y la verdad es que no me importa
    Example sentences
    • I sincerely and honestly regret everything that happened.
    • I found the images truly sickening and I honestly could not believe that you would decide to publish them.
    • I honestly believe that it wasn't just an attack on America, although it happened here in America.
    1.2 (sentence adv) en serio, de verdad I don't mind, honestly en serio or de verdad (que) no me importa 1.3 (as interjection/como interjección) (expressing exasperation) ¡por favor! oh, honestly! let me do it! ¡por favor! anda, deja que lo hago yo
    Example sentences
    • Oh, honestly! Could my day possibly be more boring?
    • Oh honestly, was that really necessary?
    • Honestly, did you have to tell everyone?
    1.4 (legitimately) [act/earn] con honradez, honradamente
    Example sentences
    • Would you trust this man to behave fairly, honestly, and ethically in his portfolio?
    • He had reached a wrong conclusion, but there was every indication that he had come to this decision honestly and honourably.
    • We would do better to deal honestly with what they have shown us than to criticize them for speaking the truth without love.

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