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"Boldly" is an adverb which is often translated as "resueltamente", and "bald" is an adjective which is often translated as "calvo". Learn more about the difference between "boldly" and "bald" below.
boldly
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (daringly)
a. resueltamente
She boldly went up onto the stage and took the microphone.Se subió resueltamente al escenario y agarró el micrófono.
b. con atrevimiento
She knocked on the door, then again, more boldly.Golpeó la puerta, y luego otra vez, con mayor atrevimiento.
c. con audacia
The firm faced the crisis it was going through at the time boldly and imaginatively.La firma hizo frente a la crisis que atravesaba en esos momentos con audacia e imaginación.
d. audazmente
After overcoming numerous obstacles, the country is now boldly advancing towards democracy.Tras superar innumerables obstáculos, el país avanza ahora audazmente hacia la democracia.
2. (forwardly)
a. con atrevimiento
He asked, quite boldly I thought, how old I was.Con bastante atrevimiento, pensé yo, me preguntó que cuántos años tenía.
b. descaradamente
Everyone gasped as the little boy boldly went up and tugged the queen's skirt.Todos dejaron escapar un grito ahogado al ver que el niño se acercaba descaradamente a la reina y le tiraba de la falda.
3. (strikingly)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It's not a good idea to have a lot of boldly patterned fabrics in one room.No es muy aconsejable usar muchas telas de diseños llamativos en una misma habitación.
She wore a boldly colored scarf around her head.Un pañuelo de colores llamativos le cubría la cabeza.
4. (with vigorous strokes)
a. con trazos firmes
Her initials were boldly penned at the end of the document.Sus iniciales aparecían escritas con trazos firmes al final del documento.
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bald(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (without hair)
a. calvo
The truth is that he's bald, but wears a toupée.La verdad es que es calvo, pero lleva un peluquín.
b. pelado
He's only 20 years old and he's almost bald!¡Solo tiene 20 años y es casi pelado!
c. pelón
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
If I were bald, I would always wear a hat.Si yo fuera pelón, me pondría un sombrero siempre.
2. (without tread)
a. desgastado
It's very dangerous to drive with bald tires on wet roads.Es muy peligroso conducir con llantas desgastadas en carreteras mojadas.
3. (blunt)
a. directo (figurative)
The president made several bald statements about the state of the organization.La presidenta hizo varias declaraciones directas sobre el estado de la organización.
b. llano (figurative)
The bald truth is that we have no money left.La llana verdad es que no nos queda dinero.
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