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American English: /ˈsɪriəsli/
British English: /ˈsɪərɪəsli/

Translation of seriously in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (not frivolously)
    con seriedad
    he looked at me seriously
    me miró serio
    don't take it seriously
    no te lo tomes en serio
    I find it hard to take him seriously
    me resulta difícil tomarlo en serio
    she takes herself so seriously
    se da mucha importancia
    seriously though (sentence adv)
    hablando en serio
    fuera de broma
    seriously, when do you plan to leave? (sentence adv)
    (hablando) en serio ¿cuándo te vas?
    Example sentences
    • They treated my questions seriously and thoughtfully, helping me to see how Christianity answers the issues raised by modern culture.
    1.2 (genuinely, sincerely) you can't seriously mean that
    no lo puedes estar diciendo en serio
    are you seriously suggesting that I must pay now?
    ¿así que lo dices en serio? ¿tengo que pagar ahora?
    I'm seriously interested in the subject
    estoy muy interesada en or tengo un gran interés en el tema
  • 2 (gravely)
    the scandal has seriously undermined the government's credibility
    el escándalo ha perjudicado seriamente la credibilidad del gobierno
    these figures are seriously misleading
    estas cifras son muy engañosas
    Example sentences
    • The successfully treated seriously ill are also affected by these service inadequacies.
    • The new hospital will concentrate on very seriously ill children and specialist cases.
    • Consumers can become seriously ill if they eat an egg that is not fully cooked and contaminated with salmonella.
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