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"Allegedly" is an adverb which is often translated as "presuntamente", and "supposedly" is an adverb which is often translated as "supuestamente". Learn more about the difference between "allegedly" and "supposedly" below.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
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a. presuntamente
Barnes, who allegedly assaulted a police officer, was released on bond.Barnes, quien presuntamente agredió a un policía, fue puesto en libertad bajo fianza.
b. supuestamente
One of our employees allegedly was harassing a customer.Uno de nuestros empleados supuestamente acosaba a un cliente.
c. según se dice
Brutus is allegedly the strongest man in the county.Brutus es, según se dice, el hombre más fuerte de la comarca.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
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a. supuestamente
Supposedly, our children go to the best school in the area.Supuestamente, nuestros hijos van a la mejor escuela de la zona.
b. suponerse
I'm supposedly on a diet, but I'm still having a second piece of cake.Se supone que estoy a dieta, pero igual voy a tomarme una segunda rebanada de pastel.
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