soundly
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soundly(
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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. (securely)
a. sólidamente
Horacio was quite proud of his soundly constructed shelter.Horacio estaba bastante orgulloso de su refugio sólidamente construido.
2. (completely)
a. profundamente (to sleep)
You were sleeping soundly on the coach with your mouth wide open when I got home.Estabas durmiendo profundamente en el sofá con la boca bien abierta cuando regresé a casa.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Esteban beat Alejandra so soundly in tennis, that she wouldn't even take him up on a rematch.Esteban le dio tan buena paliza a Alejandra en tenis, que ella ni siquiera le aceptó una revancha.
Rodrigo scolded his children soundly and told them not to throw eggs at the neighbors' house.Rodrigo les dio una buena regañiza a sus hijos y les dijo que no volvieran a tirar huevos a la casa de los vecinos.
3. (reasonably)
a. lógicamente
All her arguments in favor of the bill were soundly expressed.Todos sus argumentos a favor del proyecto de ley fueron expresados lógicamente.
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soundly
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (solidly)
a. sólidamente
2. (logically)
a. razonablemente
3. (thoroughly)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to sleep soundlydormir profundamente
to thrash somebody soundlydar a alguien una buena paliza
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soundly [ˈsaʊndlɪ]
adverb
[+built] sólidamente; [+argued] lógicamente; [+invested] con cordura; con prudencia
to beat sb soundly dar a algn una buena paliza; to sleep soundly dormir profundamente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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