Translation of deadly in Spanish:
adjective deadlier, deadliest
- 1 1.1 (fatal)(disease/poison/blow)
a muerteExample sentences1.2 (unerring)
Example sentences1.3 (as intensifier)
- It is also important to remember that every driver on the highway is armed with a weapon more deadly and dangerous than any firearm: a motor vehicle.
- The 2003 death toll from the deadly virus was only one.
- In Doomsday Book the twenty-first century is stricken by yet another pandemic, almost as deadly as the Black Death was in the fourteenth.
- Practice this in front of a mirror until you can slightly part your lips and silently hit a target with deadly accuracy.
- Each strike and block was performed with flawless, deadly accuracy.
- Hinting at the timepiece's capacity for deadly accuracy, he adds: ‘It was twenty-four minutes past midnight.’
a muerte(Religion)in deadly silence
capitalen un silencio sepulcralExample sentences
- Morgan Freeman was now speaking in deadly earnest about Rainforests as the Lungs of Our Planet.
- Byron may have been playing at soldiers, but at the same time he was in deadly earnest.
- There are things of deadly earnest that can only be mentioned under the cover of a joke.
- 2 (dull, boring) [colloquial](play/book/party)
- Viewers today typically consider busts academic, boring, deadly; in a museum, they are what you walk past on the way to the Impressionists.
- As a result, cultural choice is increasingly restricted, and a bland sameness, deadly and soporific, threatens the cultural landscape.
- I barely even notice the battle anymore through the deadly monotony.
- Breakfast was deadly!! The best breakfast potatoes I think Ive ever had.
- Just like to say it was deadly today. Had great fun.
- (as intensifier)(dull/boring)you must be joking! — no, I'm deadly serious
terriblementelo dices en broma ¿no? — no, lo digo muy en serioExample sentences
- This joking remark caused Eisenhower to turn deadly serious.
- Elves are that way though, jolly one moment and deadly serious when the situation needs it.
- Heart failure is a deadly serious condition, but with good treatments people can double or triple their life expectancy.
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