Translation of briefly in Spanish:


por poco tiempo, adv.

Pronunciation /ˈbrifli//ˈbriːfli/


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    (rule/visit) por poco tiempo
    she briefly wondered what he was doing there se preguntó por un momento qué hacía él allí
    • he nodded at us briefly nos saludó con un ligero movimiento de cabeza
    • At the restaurant they must wait briefly for a table, and they sit at the big oak bar.
    • Boies had been able to come back to Quebec briefly for Mia's birth.
    • When I chat briefly to Mareko backstage at the gig later that night, he too is modest and friendly.
    • A man arrested for a spree of killings and other violent crimes appeared briefly in a packed courtroom here yesterday.
    • Last week when I briefly met the PM, he seemed an enormously satisfied man basking in the accolades of having made " history ".
    • Sarah sighs briefly, shaking her head and watching Daimon.
    • His eyelids flickered briefly, and he mumbled something I couldn't quite catch.
    • There's no shortage of drop-dead titles that strutted bravely but briefly and are heard no more.
    • An expression combining fury, frustration and resignation would briefly appear, like a small cloud across the sun.
    • She also worked briefly for The Bostonian.
    • After we chatted briefly, she rang a bell and summoned Jacinta, her Spanish maid.
    • Young appears only briefly in the film.
    • Using the free end of the second connecting wire, briefly touch the positive lead on the power supply.
    • Darcy snorted briefly, his mouth twitching.
    • George exhaled deeply and leaned against the wall, briefly looking away before gazing back at Becky apologetically.
    • She brings the distant briefly close above his dreamy abstract stare.
    • The rider returned to Puerto Rico briefly in early September following an accident on July 23 at Del Mar in which fellow rider Alex Solis was injured.
    • We end by looking briefly at tools of the trade.
    • Grill the steaks briefly, salting them as they cook.
    • In the late 1930s, he briefly attended Tuskegee Institute before he was expelled for bootlegging.
  • 2

    (reply/state/speak) brevemente
    (speak/reply/state) sucintamente
    (say) lacónicamente
    • Briefly, two major assumptions were made for the calculation.
    • The obvious problem of pseudonymity of New Testament books is only briefly considered.
    • Allow me to briefly mention these.
    • We will start by looking at the new rules, and will then consider the old ones more briefly.
    • Toward the end of the council fire the boys will be receptive to the suggestion of a hero tale, simply, briefly told.
    • Let us take these issues briefly in turn.
    • Then I will describe briefly the history, beliefs, and practices of SGI.
    • Let me briefly touch on all four.
    • Let me return briefly to the huge, above-forecast tax gain included in the supplementary estimates.
    • In the article in question, Engels outlines briefly the history of the German party.
    • This review will deal extensively with this use of the optimization theory and the concept will therefore be briefly discussed.
    • It is a multi-faceted story and I want to tell it today, briefly, from six different perspectives.
    • The following paragraphs briefly review the factors' limitations.
    • Evaluations of the two programs are briefly described below.
    • I will briefly summarize some of the main areas of law that are relevant to this case.
    • To the best of my knowledge, on one occasion Gerry Adams briefly stated that we had not achieved self determination.
    • The bill has a number of features, and I will speak briefly on a couple of them.
    • This argument is actually borne out by the experience of almost all the countries of South Asia that have been briefly discussed above.
    • Deuteronomy 29: 23 briefly recalls the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah with brimstone and burning salt.
    • Ellis also quotes briefly from the letter Jefferson wrote to Roger Weightman days before dying.
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    en suma
    en síntesis
    en resumen
    en pocas palabras