despacito

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despacito(
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pah
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see
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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).
adverb
1. (unhurriedly)
a. slowly
Vayamos despacito porque las rocas están resbalosas.Let's go slowly because the rocks are slippery.
La novia y su abuelo bailaron despacito un vals.The bride and her grandfather slowly danced a waltz.
2. (delicately)
a. gently
La madre acarició despacito la cabeza del bebé.The mother gently stroked the baby's head.
3. (not noisily)
a. softly
Alguien me dijo despacito en el oído: "No te muevas".Someone said softly in my ear: "Don't move."
b. quietly
Metí la llave bien despacito en la cerradura, para que nadie oyera.I put the key into the lock very quietly, so that no one would hear.
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despacito
adverb
1 (lentamente) slowly
¡despacito! slowly does it!
despacito y buena letra easy does it
2 (suavemente) softly
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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