seriously
adverb
1. (earnestly) 
a. seriamente 
I'm seriously considering starting a restaurant business.Estoy considerando seriamente empezar un negocio de restaurante.
b. en serio 
Seriously though, you shouldn't wait too long.Hablando en serio, no deberías demorarte mucho.
c. con seriedad 
The governor spoke seriously about the water shortage in the state.El gobernador habló con seriedad acerca de la falta de agua en el estado.
2. (gravely) 
a. gravemente 
Tomas was seriously injured in the accident and may never walk again.Tomás fue gravemente herido en el accidente y puede ser que no vuelva a caminar jamás.
b. seriamente 
The singer was seriously hurt when he tried to fly a drone during the concert.El cantante se lastimó seriamente cuando intentó manipular un dron durante el concierto.
3. (colloquial) (very) 
a. de verdad 
The area around San Antonio is seriously flat.La zona alrededor de San Antonio es plana de verdad.
b. a tope (Spain) 
Felipe is seriously smart.Felipe es inteligente a tope.
interjection
4. (used to express incredulity) 
a. en serio 
I'm moving to Japan next week. - Seriously?Me mudo a Japón la semana que viene. - ¿En serio?
b. de verdad 
I don't like french fries. - Seriously?No me gustan las papas fritas. - ¿De verdad?
seriously
adverb
1. (in earnest) 
a. seriamente, en serio 
to take something/somebody seriouslytomar algo/a alguien en serio
to take oneself too seriouslytomarse demasiado en serio
2. (gravely) 
a. seriamente, gravemente 
seriously illseriamente or gravemente enfermo(a)
3. (colloquial) 
a. cantidad de (very) 
seriously [ˈsɪərɪəslɪ]
adverb
1 (in earnest) [+think, consider] seriamente; [+speak] seriamente; en serio
yes, but seriously ... sí, pero en serio ...
a play that deals seriously with the issue of divorce
we are seriously considering emigrating estamos considerando seriamente la posibilidad de emigrar
do you seriously expect me to believe that? ¿esperas en serio que me lo crea?; ¿de verdad esperas que me lo crea?
seriously? ¿en serio?; ¿de verdad?
to take sth/sb seriously tomar algo/a algn en serio
to take o.s. too seriously tomarse a sí mismo demasiado en serio
He is only now being taken seriously as a photographer "I've stopped smoking." - "Seriously?" seriously, you'd better be careful seriously, though ...
2 (badly) [+damage, affect] seriamente; gravemente; [+injured, wounded] gravemente
no-one was seriously hurt nadie resultó gravemente herido
he is seriously ill está grave; está gravemente enfermo
ten people were seriously [injured]
the pilot realized that something was seriously wrong el piloto se dio cuenta de que algo iba realmente mal or de que pasaba algo muy grave
something is seriously wrong with the car I could have something seriously wrong with me The storms have killed more than 120 people and seriously [injured] thousands of others ...she stabbed and seriously [wounded] him
3 (really)
to get seriously annoyed/depressed
a hotel like the Grand is seriously expensive un hotel como el Grand es caro de verdad (informal)
he's seriously into body-building está metido a tope en el culturismo (informal)
she used to get seriously depressed about the idea of moving I was beginning to get seriously annoyed
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