on earth
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Usage note
The word "earth" may also be capitalized.
on earth(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (throughout the world)
a. sobre la faz de la tierra
That's the weirdest place you'll ever find on earth.Ese es el sitio más extraño que puedes encontrar sobre la faz de la tierra.
b. en el mundo
You're the kindest person I know on earth.Eres la persona más generosa que conozco en el mundo.
2. (used to emphazise)
a. diablos
What on earth were you doing walking alone in the street at this late hour?¿Qué diablos hacías caminando sola por la calle tan tarde?
b. demonios
Why on earth is the party supporting this bill?¿Por qué demonios está el partido respaldando este proyecto de ley?
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