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thoroughly

Pronunciation: /ˈθɜːrəʊli; ˈθʌrəli/

Translation of thoroughly in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 [wash/clean] a fondo, a conciencia; [research] rigurosamente, meticulosamente; [examine] minuciosamente, meticulosamente; [work] concienzudamente mix the ingredients thoroughly mezclar bien los ingredientes
    Example sentences
    • This involved thoroughly cleaning the house, rather a lot of food preparation and blowing up about twenty balloons.
    • Houses and shops are thoroughly cleaned to make a fresh new start and to host holiday visitors.
    • Everyone followed him and spilt up, searching the entire island thoroughly.
    1.2 (completely) [understand] perfectamente I thoroughly agree estoy completamente or absolutamente de acuerdo we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves nos divertimos muchísimo or [colloquial/familiar] de lo lindo they seem thoroughly fed up parecen estar verdaderamente or absolutamente hartos she's thoroughly unpleasant es de lo más desagradable he's thoroughly honest es honrado a carta cabal
    Example sentences
    • Although immensely stressful, she thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of her wedding preparation.
    • Although windy, the weather stayed dry and all the participants thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
    • All the participants thoroughly enjoyed the walk on the famed Pilgrim Path.

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