grimly
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grimly
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (to fight, hold on)
a. con determinación
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grimly [ˈɡrɪmlɪ]
adverb
(gravely) gravemente; (determinedly) denodadamente
"he's badly hurt," she said grimly —está muy malherido —dijo gravemente or en tono grave; —está gravemente herido —dijo con seriedad
he battled grimly against his illness
"this isn't good enough," he said grimly —esto no vale —dijo con seriedad; he fought grimly to keep afloat luchó con todas sus fuerzas or denodadamente para mantenerse a flote
to be grimly [determined] to do sth
his face was grimly determined tenía una expresión de total determinación
she [hung on] grimly to the horse's neck "she won't repeat that mistake," Martin [said] grimly
"I'll be careful," he smiled grimly —tendré cuidado —dijo con una sonrisa forzada
"I couldn't go to university because I had to support my family," he smiled grimly we were grimly [realistic] about our chances of success he [stared] grimly at his devastated garden "I should be ecstatic," Daniel thought grimly
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