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quietly

Pronunciation: /ˈkwaɪətli/

Translation of quietly in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1 (silently, not loudly) [move/stand] silenciosamente, sin hacer ruido; [whisper/murmur/speak] en voz baja to play quietly [Music/Música] tocar* con suavidad, tocar* piano [technical/técnico]
  • 2 2.1 (peacefully) [sleep/rest] tranquilamente they live quietly in the country llevan una vida tranquila en el campo 2.2 (unobtrusively, calmly) [dress/mention] discretamente a quietly determined woman una mujer que persigue sus objetivos con callada resolución he quietly assumed responsibility asumió calladamente la responsabilidad he quietly insinuated himself into their circle poco a poco y sin atraer la atención se fue introduciendo en su círculo
    Example sentences
    • He is quietly confident that he is steering the economic juggernaut in the right direction.
    • Whether he can turn a club around as easily as he can a game remains to be seen but he's quietly confident.
    • We went into the game quietly confident that we could win it but we paid a high price.

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