anxiously
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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. (eagerly)
a. ansiosamente
I'm anxiously awaiting the start of baseball season.Estoy esperando ansiosamente el inicio de la temporada de béisbol.
b. con ansiedad
Sarah waited anxiously for the day she'd take her trip to Italy.Sarah esperó con ansiedad el día en que viajaría a Italia.
2. (worriedly)
a. con preocupación
The rating agencies watch anxiously as the government's debt increases rapidly.Las calificadoras miran con preocupación el rápido crecimiento de la deuda del gobierno.
b. con inquietud
Survivors search the rubble anxiously, hoping not to find any more cadavers.Los sobrevivientes buscan entre los escombros con inquietud, esperando no encontrar más cadáveres.
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anxiously
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (worriedly)
a. con preocupación
2. (with anguish, impatience)
a. ansiosamente
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anxiously [ˈæŋkʃəslɪ]
adverb
1 (worriedly) [+look, wait] con preocupación; con inquietud
"am I boring you?" she said, anxiously —¿te aburro? —dijo con ansiedad
Eleanor glanced anxiously at the clock They are waiting anxiously to see who will succeed him he is anxiously waiting for the results of the blood test
2 (keenly, eagerly) ansiosamente; con ansiedad
the press is watching anxiously to see what action the government will take
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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