There are 3 translations of seguro in English:

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seguro1

(-ra)

adjetivo/adjective

  • 2 2.1[estar] (convencido) sure ¿estás seguro? are you sure? no estoy muy seguro, pero creo que ese es su nombre I'm not really sure but I think that's his nameseguro de algo estoy absolutamente seguro de haberlo dejado aquí I'm absolutely sure o/or certain (that) I left it here no estaba seguro de haber elegido bien he wasn't sure that he'd made the right choice no estés tan seguro de eso don't (you) be so sure of that estoy seguro de que vendrá I'm sure she'll come estoy completamente segura de que te lo di I'm absolutely sure o/or I'm positive I gave it to you 2.2[ser] (que no admite duda) su triunfo es seguro his victory is assured iban a una muerte segura they were heading for certain death todavía no es seguro pero creo que lo traerán it's not definite but I think they'll bring it se da por seguro que ganarán it's seen as a foregone conclusion o/or there seems to be little doubt that they'll win da por seguro que tan pronto como llegue se pondrá en contacto contigo you can be sure o/or rest assured that she'll contact you as soon as she arrives lo más seguro es que no oyó el despertador he probably didn't hear the alarm clock no te preocupes, seguro que no es nada don't worry, I'm sure it's nothing a buen seguro (ciertamente) for certain (a salvo) safe guárdalo a buen seguro keep it safe, put it away for safe keeping 2.3 (con confianza en sí mismo) self-assured, self-confident es una persona muy segura de sí misma he's a very confident o self-confident o self-assured person

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There are 3 translations of seguro in English:

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seguro2

nombre masculino/masculine noun

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There are 3 translations of seguro in English:

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seguro3

adverbio/adverb

  • dijo que llegaría mañana seguro she said she'd definitely be arriving tomorrow no ha dicho seguro si vendrá he hasn't said definitely o/or for certain whether he's coming no lo sabe seguro she doesn't know for sure o/or certain seguro que sospecha lo nuestro I'm sure he suspects we're up to something seguro que llamó y no estábamos I bet she called and we weren't in ¿seguro que tienes suficiente dinero? — sí, seguro (are you) sure you have enough money? — yes, positive estoy convencido de que esta vez dice la verdad — ¡sí, seguro! [irónico] I'm convinced that this time he's telling the truth — oh yeah, sure (he is)! [familiar/colloquial] [ironic]

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