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"Freely" is an adverb which is often translated as "libremente", and "fully" is an adverb which is often translated as "completamente". Learn more about the difference between "freely" and "fully" 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).
1. (without restriction)
a. libremente
The former agent is allowed to move freely about, but he remains under constant surveillance.El exagente puede circular libremente, pero permanece bajo vigilancia constante.
2. (generously)
a. copiosamente (flow)
There was lots of food at the wedding, and the wine flowed freely.Había mucha comida en la boda, y el vino fluía copiosamente.
b. a manos llenas
Her father used to spend his money freely in helping those in need.Su padre solía gastar dinero a manos llenas para ayudar a quienes lo necesitaban.
3. (voluntarily)
a. de buen grado
The knight freely laid his sword at the feet of the victor.El caballero dejó de buen grado su espada a los pies del vencedor.
4. (without inhibition)
a. con libertad
"Let's find a more private place where we can speak freely," whispered the mole."Busquemos un lugar con más privacidad donde podamos hablar con libertad", dijo el infiltrado.
5. (loosely)
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This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She lent me a book of French poetry freely translated into English.Me prestó un libro de poesía francesa traducido en versión libre al inglés.
They adapted the novel so freely that you can hardly recognize it in the film.La adaptación de la novela es tan libre que apenas se reconoce en la película.
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fully(
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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).
1. (entirely)
a. completamente
She will have fully recovered by the time we go on vacation.Se habrá recuperado completamente para cuando nos vayamos de vacaciones.
b. totalmente
I was fully exhausted when we got home from the airport.Estaba totalmente agotado cuando regresamos a casa del aeropuerto.
2. (thoroughly)
a. en detalle
I hope we have time for me to fully explain my idea.Espero que tengamos el tiempo suficiente para que explique mi idea en detalle.
b. a fondo
We still haven't fully discussed the budget of the project.Todavía no hemos analizado a fondo el presupuesto del proyecto.
3. (at least)
a. por lo menos
It was fully three weeks after the event that she notified the police.Fue por lo menos tres semanas después del evento que ella notificó a la policía.
4. (in full)
a. enteramente
I'm sorry you don't like the suit. We'll fully reimburse you.Lo siento que no le haya gustado el traje. Le reembolsaremos enteramente lo que pagó.
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