falsely
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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. (untruthfully)
a. falsamente
Lee falsely told Sara that he had been home all day.Lee le dijo falsamente a Sara que había estado en casa todo el día.
2. (mistakenly)
a. equivocadamente
The teacher falsely accused Yolanda of cheating.La maestra acusó equivocadamente a Yolanda de haber copiado.
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falsely
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (mistakenly)
a. equivocadamente
2. (insincerely)
a. falsamente
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falsely [ˈfɔːlslɪ]
adverb
1 (untruthfully) falsamente; (mistakenly) equivocadamente
she had falsely claimed that ... había asegurado falsamente que ...
She admits falsely registering the baby
he was falsely accused of stealing (untruthfully) se le acusó falsamente de robo; (mistakenly) se le acusó equivocadamente de robo
he has been charged with falsely imprisoning a child
they sometimes test falsely positive algunas veces dan resultados positivos falsos
unfortunately, some innocent people are falsely accused nine black teenagers were falsely convicted of raping two white women the machine can sometimes give a falsely high reading the Brazilian press has falsely portrayed Collor as insane
she had been falsely diagnosed with cancer se equivocaron cuando le diagnosticaron cáncer
2 (insincerely) fingidamente
he was being falsely enthusiastic about the idea se mostró fingidamente entusiasmado con la idea; she sounded falsely cheerful parecía fingir la alegría; su alegría sonaba falsa
"feel free to confide in me," he said, falsely. "solicitors have good shoulders to cry upon" "ah, yes," Isabel smiled falsely There was a fixed, falsely bright smile on Lohengrin's face sounding falsely cheerful, she said, `Come along, darling She had never liked Jim. He was falsely jovial, with his booming, mirthless laugh I'm not being falsely modest
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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