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quickly

Pronunciation: /ˈkwɪkli/

Translation of quickly in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (speedily) [move/recover] rápidamente, rápido she reads very quickly lee muy rápido
    Example sentences
    • Thanks to the sincere efforts of her family I quickly recovered my health.
    • In contrast, the flexible protein structures in a bobtail squid's platelets can quickly change configuration.
    • Using the flashlight, I'm able to find them pretty quickly.
    1.2 (promptly) [understand/reply/discover] pronto, enseguida I'll do it as quickly as I can lo haré lo más pronto que pueda, lo haré cuanto antes
    Example sentences
    • Anybody thinking of taking out serious illness insurance needs to act quickly.
    • Key to future success will be the degree to which organizations respond quickly to change.
    • Jake offers him a hundred francs, which Harvey quickly accepts.

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