Translation of literally in Spanish:

literally

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪtərəli/

adverb/adverbio

  • [translate] literalmente, palabra por palabra I didn't mean it literally no lo decía en sentido literal I took what he said literally tomé lo que me dijo al pie de la letra he was quite literally starving se estaba muriendo de hambre, en el verdadero sentido de la expresión we've had literally hundreds of letters hemos recibido literalmente cientos de cartas he literally flew down the stairs prácticamente voló escaleras abajo
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    • Darsana literally means view, in the sense of having a cognitive sight of something.
    • One wonders if he knows where the bodies are buried, perhaps quite literally.
    • The ground on which the match is being played is, literally, next door to his mansion.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.