Translation of terribly in Spanish:

terribly

Pronunciation: /ˈterəbli/

adv

  • 1.1 (severely) terriblemente the accident left him terribly disfigured quedó terriblemente desfigurado en el accidente it hurt us terribly nos dolió muchísimo I miss you terribly te echo muchísimo de menos
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    • She says she missed her father terribly growing up, and now only sees him about twice a year.
    • I loved my father, as I do now, and miss him terribly now he's gone.
    • He was a lovely human being, a gentle giant and I will miss him terribly.
    1.2 (very incompetently) [sing/act] terriblemente mal, fatal (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • When I was being beaten in the ring, terribly beaten, hideously beaten, it would have been easy for me to quit.
    1.3 [colloquial/familiar] (as intensifier) I was terribly worried/nervous estaba preocupadísima/nerviosísima I'm terribly tired estoy terriblemente cansado terribly good buenísimo terribly bad malísimo she's terribly nice es simpatiquísima or (Esp tb) majísima it was all terribly elegant estuvo todo de lo más elegante, estuvo todo superelegante [familiar/colloquial] I'm not feeling terribly well no me siento muy bien que digamos 1.4 (terrifyingly) [literario/literary] aterradoramente

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.