In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(in reality)verdaderamenterealmentewe'll never know what truly happened — nunca sabremos qué sucedió en realidad
- only a truly international effort will … — solo a través de un verdadero esfuerzo internacional se podrá …
- Raise your hand if you resolved to really, seriously, truly get in shape this year.
- This is truly, beyond any doubt, the best crab fritter you will ever have in your life.
- It has a long way to go before it can merit serious consideration as a truly effective marketing tool.
- If imitation truly is the sincerest form of flattery, his dad James should feel chuffed.
- None of us have any doubt that this one truly will deliver.
- She was a bit shocked to see how sincere he truly was.
- Unlike the Tories who are a regional party of the English shires, we can truly say we speak for the wider community in Britain.
- Though if by some other miracle I was able to catch him, I truly doubt he would show as much strength
- Besides, there aren't many white rappers who can truly be taken seriously.
- Take pride in the fact that you are truly unique, you're one of a kind; that's not weird.
2(fantastic/amazing) verdaderamente(fantastic/amazing) realmente
- None of which changes the fact that it's a truly grotesquely dreadful programme.
- So, where would you go for a truly wild, absolute monster?
- Donald was truly honest when he said that he came for a few pints.
- It was truly dreadful and it was not mercifully short.
- Having said all that the songs were truly magnificent.
- The horse-riding sequences are truly excellent and an absolute blast.
- He was a truly appalling candidate to begin with, and his campaign was a disaster.
- And if you're stuck in a truly uncomfortable situation, speak with a flight attendant.
- These are truly inspired and absolutely in keeping with the weird and wonderful world of Dr Seuss.
- I'm sure he is a very, very, very nice chap in real life, but onstage, he is truly dreadful.
- However, if you're truly serious about your fresh seafood, then you should make straight for the Loch Fyne Oyster Bar on King Street.
- I only ever got one truly awful grade on a paper, and man, did I deserve it.
- The story is truly frightening, the dead come to life and devour the city.
- Aren't you at least going to feel a bit sorry for the truly fabulous and real you that never gets to see the world again?
- It may not seem like much out of context, but the effect within this song is truly wondrous.
- This is a truly dreadful movie, a hotchpotch of historical inaccuracies and romantic fiction.
- Let us be frank: nobody except the truly feebleminded has ever, once, drawn a second's pleasure from going into a pub and hearing live music.
- I learnt that I had the strength to get myself out of a truly dreadful situation - barely, but I did it.
- This is an intimate, real, unshowy, deeply emotional, truly special performance.
- She's got this truly terrible habit of emphasising random syllables in news reports.
- Still, these guys are serious musicians and haven't lost the touch of writing some truly wonderful songs.
3(accurately, exactly)it may truly be called a masterpiece — puede, con toda justicia, calificarse de obra maestra
4(sincerely)(grateful) sinceramente(grateful) verdaderamente(concerned) francamente(concerned) verdaderamenteI'm truly sorry — lo siento de verdad / de veras
- I love you truly — te quiero de verdad / de veras
- (in letters) yours truly — cordiales saludos
- who ended up doing it? yours truly! — ¿quién terminó haciéndolo? aquí, menda
- Not everyone appreciates her properly so I was truly grateful.
- It truly was an emotional moment, and I swear I saw more than one tear filled eye among the delighted fans.
- How could any father not choose to do what he truly and sincerely thought was best under those circumstances?
- I really, sincerely, truly hope things are looking better for you, I really do.
- But if he were truly sorry, he would have admitted his crime and spared Caroline's family the anguish of a drawn-out trial.
- I'm sure he is sincere and was truly shocked to find real, live homophobia out in the provinces.
- This was a slip of the brain on our part for which we are truly, madly deeply sorry.
- Tara catches her, and both are killed as Giles shoots Willow in the back, deciding that she's just too dangerous to live, saying he's truly sorry.
- And I really, truly, sincerely hope you feel exactly the same way about your work.
- We were truly, truly sorry that there was the shortfall in our initial funding of the foundation.
- If anything that is written here offends you, I am afraid that I am not truly sorry and I cannot sincerely apologise for it.
- An absolutely auspicious week for some serious concentrating on what it is you most truly madly deeply want this year.
- There was only one thing she could say, and so she said it, hoping that she could sound as sincere as she truly was.
- It was obvious listening to Jim speak that he truly loves this industry and what he does.
- Hayden felt truly sincere and almost started to cry with his words.
- Really, seriously, truly… how would you handle the situation with the recruiter?
- I can imagine how frustrating it must be for those who truly do take it seriously.
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