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truly

Pronunciation: /ˈtruːli/

Translation of truly in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1.1 (in reality) verdaderamente, realmente we'll never know what truly happened nunca sabremos qué sucedió en realidad only a truly international effort will … solo a través de un verdadero esfuerzo internacional se podrá …
    Example sentences
    • This is truly, beyond any doubt, the best crab fritter you will ever have in your life.
    • Though if by some other miracle I was able to catch him, I truly doubt he would show as much strength
    • None of us have any doubt that this one truly will deliver.
    1.2 (as intensifier/como palabra enfática) [amazing/fantastic] verdaderamente, realmente
    Example sentences
    • Aren't you at least going to feel a bit sorry for the truly fabulous and real you that never gets to see the world again?
    • I only ever got one truly awful grade on a paper, and man, did I deserve it.
    • The horse-riding sequences are truly excellent and an absolute blast.
    1.3 (accurately, exactly) it may truly be called a masterpiece puede, con toda justicia, calificarse de obra maestra 1.4 (sincerely) [grateful] sinceramente, verdaderamente; [concerned] francamente, verdaderamente I'm truly sorry lo siento de verdad or de veras I love you truly te quiero de verdad or de veras yours truly (in letters) cordiales saludos who ended up doing it? yours truly! [humorous/humorístico] ¿quién terminó haciéndolo? un servidor or (in Spain also/en España también) aquí, menda [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • This was a slip of the brain on our part for which we are truly, madly deeply sorry.
    • Really, seriously, truly… how would you handle the situation with the recruiter?
    • It truly was an emotional moment, and I swear I saw more than one tear filled eye among the delighted fans.

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