There are 3 translations of seguro in English:

seguro1

(-ra)

adj

  • 1 1.1[ser] (exento de riesgo) safe ese aeropuerto no es muy seguro it's not a very safe airport no te subas a esa escalera, que no es segura don't climb that ladder, it's not safe ponlo en un lugar seguro put it somewhere safe o in a safe place o in a secure place buscan la inversión más segura they are looking for the safest o most secure investment 1.2[estar] (estable) secure tiene un trabajo bastante seguro she has a fairly secure job esa escalera no está segura that ladder isn't safe o steady el cuadro no se va a caer, está bien seguro the picture isn't going to fall, it's quite secure ir a la segura, un lugar donde el que gusta comer bien va a la seguro a place which is a safe bet for people who like good food sobre seguro, un político que sabe jugar sobre seguro a politician who knows how to play safe sabía que iba sobre seguro he knew he was onto a sure thing o he knew it was a safe bet [colloquial/familiar] 1.3[ser] (fiable) un método poco seguro para controlar la natalidad not a very reliable o safe method of birth control el cierre de la pulsera es muy seguro the fastener on the bracelet is very secure 1.4[estar] (a salvo) safe el dinero estará seguro aquí the money will be safe here aquí estarás seguro you'll be safe here a su lado se siente seguro he feels safe when he's beside her
  • 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 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 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 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 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:

seguro2

m

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.

There are 3 translations of seguro in English:

seguro3

adv

  • 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 for certain whether he's coming no lo sabe seguro she doesn't know for sure o 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! [iró] I'm convinced that this time he's telling the truth — oh yeah, sure (he is)! [colloq & iro]

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.