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squarely

Pronunciation: /ˈskwerli; ˈskweəli/

Translation of squarely in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (directly) 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) [deal/treat] como es debido

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