- 1.1 (in imprecise, unclear way) [explain] vagamente, con imprecisión, de manera imprecisa; [answer/define] con vaguedad or imprecisión; [recognize/remember] vagamente; [suspicious/ridiculous] ligeramente, un tanto I was vaguely aware of a pain in my leg era vagamente consciente de un dolor en la pierna I know him vaguely lo conozco vagamente he looks vaguely like his father tiene un ligero parecido con or a su padre he hates anything vaguely foreign odia todo lo que tenga la más mínima relación con el extranjeroMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (absentmindedly) distraídamente
- Members in the clubs of the early 1830s had talked vaguely of votes for all.
- Contractors are working round the ring mains, which vaguely follows the Bradford Ring Road, in an anti-clockwise direction.
- A few grooves in a tree trunk, looking vaguely like a face, elevated into being the sacred image of our saviour.
- "They're better than ever today," he summed up vaguely, and presumably are better still now - whoever they are.
- She vaguely mentioned something about pursuing another line of work and thanked them for all their kindnesses.
- Janelle takes no notice of Harold except to vaguely tell him to "look under things," for their clothes, and then goes back to eating her dinner.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.