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American English: /ˈskwɛrli/
British English: /ˈskwɛəli/

Translation of squarely in Spanish:


  • 1.1 (directly) See examples: the blow hit him squarely on the nose
    el golpe le dio de lleno en la nariz
    el golpe le dio en plena nariz
    she looked him squarely in the face
    lo miró directamente a la cara
    blame was placed squarely on the police
    se culpó directamente a la policía
    Example sentences
    • Mr Roche said the situation had been tolerated for too long, and laid the blame squarely on local authorities.
    • Despite this, Mai has an enormous international solidarity movement squarely behind her.
    • We stand squarely behind the Government of Montserrat and support them as they go forward with the project.
    1.2 (honestly)
    como es debido

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