por desgracia
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por desgracia(
pohr
 
dehs
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grah
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syah
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. unfortunately
Por desgracia, los médicos no pudieron hacer nada para salvarle la vida.Unfortunately, doctors could do nothing to save his life.
b. sadly
Por desgracia, muchos niños pasan hambre también en nuestro país.Sadly, many children go hungry also in our country.
c. I'm afraid so
¿Tienes que trabajar mañana sábado? - Sí, por desgracia.Do you have to work tomorrow Saturday? - Yes, I'm afraid so.
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