abruptly
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abruptly(
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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. (suddenly)
a. repentinamente
The broadcast ended abruptly when lightning struck the transmission tower.La emisión terminó repentinamente cuando un rayo cayó sobre la torre de transmisión.
b. súbitamente
Ben stopped the car abruptly when he saw a girl ran into the street after a ball.Ben detuvo el coche súbitamente cuando vio a una niña correr a la calle tras una pelota.
c. bruscamente
Real estate prices rose abruptly in our area this Spring.Los precios inmobiliarios se elevaron bruscamente en nuestra región esta primavera.
2. (curtly)
a. bruscamente
After listening quietly to his explanation, I said abruptly, "You're a liar."Después de escuchar silenciosamente su explicación, dije bruscamente: "Eres un mentiroso".
b. abruptamente
When Tim accused Susan of lying, she stopped the car and said abruptly, "Get out."Cuando Tim acusó a Susan de mentir, ella detuvo el coche y ordenó abruptamente: "Bájate".
3. (steeply)
a. abruptamente
The path rose abruptly, climbing a steep hill.El sendero se elevaba abruptamente, trepando por una elevación escarpada.
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abruptly
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (suddenly)
a. bruscamente, repentinamente
2. (curtly)
a. bruscamente
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abruptly [əˈbrʌptlɪ]
adverb
1 (suddenly) [+stop, end, leave] bruscamente; repentinamente; [+brake] bruscamente
everything changed abruptly
2 (brusquely) [+say, ask] bruscamente
3 (steeply) abruptamente
a cliff rose abruptly before them frente a ellos se alzaba abruptamente un acantilado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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