finely
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finely(
fayn
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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. (in small pieces)
a. muy fino
Chop the cilantro finely before adding it to the guacamole.Cortar el cilantro muy fino antes de añadirlo al guacamole.
b. muy menudo
If you don't chop the onion finely, it won't cook as quickly.Si no picas la cebolla muy menudo, no va a cocinar rápidamente.
c. finamente
If you chop the chocolate too finely, it will just turn to dust.Si cortas el chocolate demasiado finamente, va a convertirse en polvo.
2. (precisely or subtly)
a. con precisión
This watch is finely calibrated.Este reloj es calibrado con precisión.
b. finamente
The wine list was finely chosen.La lista de vinos fue finamente seleccionado.
c. delicadamente
Courtney's essay is full of finely chosen sentences.El ensayo de Courtney está lleno de frases delicadamente escogidas.
3. (splendidly)
a. con elegancia
The First Lady was dressed finely at the State Department dinner.La Primera Dama estuvo vestida con elegancia en la cena del Departamento de Estado.
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finely
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (skillfully)
a. acertadamente, hábilmente
finely balancedmuy equilibrado(a)
finely choppedpicado(a) muy fino(a)
finely tuneda punto
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finely [ˈfaɪnlɪ]
adverb
1 (splendidly, well) [+dressed, written] con elegancia
2 (delicately) [+carved, woven] delicadamente
a finely detailed embroidery un bordado trabajado con mucho detalle
his finely honed wit
this could upset the whole finely balanced process esto podría trastornar el precario equilibrio del proceso
3 (very small) [+chopped] en trozos muy menudos; muy fino; [+sliced] en rodajas finas; en lonchas finas
slice the onions finely finely sliced ham finely chop the garlic peel the garlic and chop it finely 2 onions, finely chopped 2 oz (55g) Feta cheese, finely grated
4 (with precision) [+tuned, judged] con precisión
it was a finely judged shot
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finely chopped
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