slowly
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slowly(
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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. (not quickly)
a. despacio
Please walk slowly, my legs are sore.Por favor camina despacio, mis piernas están adoloradas.
b. lentamente
Lower the heat to cook the meat slowly.Baja el fuego para cocinar la carne lentamente.
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slowly
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. despacio, lentamente
slowly but surelylento, pero seguro
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slowly [ˈsləʊlɪ]
adverb
1 (not quickly) [+move] lentamente; despacio; [+drive] despacio; [+walk] lentamente; despacio; con paso lento; [+say] pausadamente; lentamente; [+nod] lentamente
2 (gradually) poco a poco
exercise is important but you have to start slowly his career started slowly
slowly but surely he was killing himself lenta pero inexorablemente estaba acabando con su vida; she is recovering slowly but surely se está recuperando de manera lenta pero positivamente
Slowly but surely Stephen's hair was dropping out slowly but surely we got nearer to our destination slowly but surely they were running out of money his hopes of finding her were slowly beginning to fade
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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