adrede

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adrede(
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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. (general)
a. on purpose
Cuando estoy durmiendo, mi compañero de piso hace ruido adrede para molestarme.When I'm sleeping, my roommate makes noise on purpose to annoy me.
b. intentionally
Los Lezcano se fueron temprano adrede para evitar cruzarse conmigo.The Lezcanos left early intentionally to avoid running into me.
c. deliberately
Laura dijo eso adrede para herirte.Laura said that deliberately to hurt you.
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adrede
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. on purpose, deliberately
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adrede
adverb
on purpose; deliberately
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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