In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(explícitamente)(pedir/decir) specificallyme pidió expresamente que te lo enviara — she expressly asked me to send it to you formal
- la mencionó a ella expresamente — he specifically mentioned her
- dijo expresamente que no quería inmiscuirse — he specifically / particularly / expressly said that he did not wish to get involved
- no lo dijo expresamente, pero lo dio a entender — she didn't say it in so many words, but it was obvious what she meant
2(precisamente, exclusivamente)expresamente con fines delictivos — purely for criminal purposes
- ¿te viniste expresamente a eso? — did you come specially for that?
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