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literally

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪtərəli/

Translation of literally in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • [translate] literalmente, 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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