generously
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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. (copiously)
a. generosamente
Anita gives generously to children's charities.Anita da generosamente a las caridades de los niños.
2. (kindly)
a. generosamente
Paul generously offered me half his sandwich when he saw I'd forgotten to bring my lunch.Paul generosamente me ofreció la mitad de su sándwich cuando vio que había olvidado traer mi almuerzo.
b. desinteresadamente
Larry generously helped an opponent stand up after being knocked down during a match.Larry desinteresadamente le ayudó a un oponente a ponerse de pie después de ser derribado durante un partido.
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generously
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. generosamente
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
generously [ˈdʒenərəslɪ]
adverb
1 (not meanly) [+give, donate, reward] generosamente
please give generously to this worthy cause por favor, contribuyan generosamente a esta noble causa
2 (liberally)
season generously with salt condimentar con abundante sal; generously cut shirts camisas de corte amplio; a generously illustrated book un libro ampliamente ilustrado; she was a generously proportioned woman era una mujer de opulentas formas
3 (kindly) [+offer, provide] generosamente
he generously offered to cancel the debt se ofreció generosamente a cancelar la deuda; en un gesto desinteresado, se ofreció a cancelar la deuda; they very generously offered to help us move house se ofrecieron generosamente a ayudarnos a mudarnos de casa
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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