Translation of verdad in English:


nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 1.1 (veracidad) truth no sé cuánto habrá de verdad en lo que dice I don't know how much truth there is in what he says es la pura verdad it's the gospel truth dime la verdad tell me the truth a decir verdad or si te digo la verdad, a mí tampoco me gustó to tell you the truth, I didn't like it either la verdad, solo la verdad y nada más que la verdad the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth me dijo la verdad a medias she only told me half the truth ¿cuántos años tiene? — la verdad, no lo sé how old is he? — I don't honestly know o/or to tell you the truth, I don't know la verdad es que me olvidé to be perfectly honest I forgot, the truth is I forgot ¿te ayudaron? — la verdad es que no mucho did they help you? — well, frankly not a lot en honor a la verdad in all fairness la verdad de la verdad es que no quiero ir to be quite honest I don't want to go, the truth of the matter is I don't want to go ¡eso no es verdad, yo no dije semejante cosa! that's not true, I said no such thing! en verdad os digo que … [Biblia] verily I say unto you … faltar a la verdad to be untruthful creer que se está en posesión de la verdad to think one is always right ir con la verdad por delante (España/Spain) to be completely honest ser verdad de la buena [familiar/colloquial] to be really true 1.2de verdad, ¿de verdad (que) hiciste eso? did you really do that? ¡sí, hombre, de verdad que me gusta! yes, I mean it, I really do like it! mira que me voy a enojar or (España/Spain) enfadar de verdad this time I really am going to get angry de verdad que lo siento I really am sorry una pistola/un caballo de verdad a real gun/horse 1.3 (buscando corroboración) ¡qué guapa es! ¿verdad? she's really beautiful, isn't she? ¿verdad que tú me entiendes? you understand me, don't you?

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