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possibly

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːsəbli; ˈpɒsəbli/

Translation of possibly in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (conceivably) that can't possibly be true eso no puede ser verdad if we possibly can si podemos or si nos es posible I won't go if I can possibly help it no iré si hay manera de evitarlo how could they possibly have known? ¿cómo pudieron haberse enterado? they ran as fast as they possibly could corrieron lo más rápido que pudieron I couldn't possibly eat any more me es totalmente imposible comer nada más I couldn't possibly allow you to pay de ninguna manera voy a permitir que usted pague could you possibly give me a hand with this? ¿sería tan amable de ayudarme con esto? 1.2 (perhaps) (sentence adv) will it cost more than five dollars? — possibly ¿va a costar más de cinco dólares? — puede ser or posiblemente
    Example sentences
    • In addition to posing a strain on relationships, it can also indicate a possibly dangerous and life-threatening disease.
    • Perhaps it's anxiety, perhaps asthma, perhaps heart and possibly thyroid.
    • If it is, that would indicate that possibly the boy drowned in this pool.

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