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"Boldly" is an adverb which is often translated as "resueltamente", and "bold" is an adjective which is often translated as "audaz". Learn more about the difference between "boldly" and "bold" below.
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)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
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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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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (daring)
a. audaz
The bold explorer has climbed all of the Seven Summits.El audaz explorador ha escalado cada una de las Siete Cumbres.
b. atrevido
The bold knight didn't hesitate to take on the ferocious dragon.El caballero atrevido no dudó en enfrentarse al dragón feroz.
2. (forward)
a. atrevido
He was too bold in speaking to his boss, and he was fired.Él fue demasiado atrevido al hablarle a su jefe, y lo despidieron.
b. descarado
To interrupt the president when he's speaking is very bold.Interrumpir al presidente cuando está hablando es muy descarado.
3. (color, pattern)
a. llamativo
She always dresses in such bold patterns.Siempre se viste con estampados tan llamativos.
b. vivo
I love that painting with the bold colors and broad brushstrokes.Me encanta esa pintura con los colores vivos y las pinceladas amplias.
4. (in dark font)
a. negrita
It's much easier to read the bold lettering on the screen.Es mucho más fácil leer la letra negrita en la pantalla.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (dark font)
a. la negrita
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Could you put the important words in bold, please?¿Podría poner las palabras importantes en negrita por favor?
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