de pronto
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de pronto(
deh
 
prohn
-
toh
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (abruptly)
a. suddenly
Estábamos en el parque cuando de pronto empezó a llover.We were at the park when it suddenly started to rain.
b. all of a sudden
Estábamos viendo una película y de pronto se fue la luz.We were watching a movie when all of a sudden the lights went off.
2. (perhaps) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
a. maybe
De pronto no lo sabían.Maybe they didn't know.
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