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American English: /ˈlɪdərəli/
, /ˈlɪtrəli/
British English: /ˈlɪt(ə)rəli/

Translation of literally in Spanish:


  • (translate)
    palabra por palabra
    I didn't mean it literally
    no lo decía en sentido literal
    I took what he said literally
    tomé lo que me dijo al pie de la letra
    he was quite literally starving
    se estaba muriendo de hambre, en el verdadero sentido de la expresión
    we've had literally hundreds of letters
    hemos recibido literalmente cientos de cartas
    he literally flew down the stairs
    prácticamente voló escaleras abajo
    Example sentences
    • Darsana literally means view, in the sense of having a cognitive sight of something.
    • One wonders if he knows where the bodies are buried, perhaps quite literally.
    • The ground on which the match is being played is, literally, next door to his mansion.

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