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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. (fully)
a. totally
Aunque son mellizos, son totalmente distintos; no parecen ni hermanos.Although they are twins, they are totally different; they don't even look like siblings.
b. completely
La casa fue totalmente remodelada por los nuevos dueños.The house was completely remodeled by the new owners.
c. entirely
Tras la erupción del volcán, el pueblo quedó totalmente cubierto de cenizas.After the volcano eruption, the town was entirely covered in ashes.
d. utterly
Tu actitud me parece totalmente ridícula.I find your attitude utterly ridiculous.
e. quite (United Kingdom)
Si crees que voy a cocinar siempre yo, estás totalmente equivocado.If you think I'll be the one doing all the cooking, you're quite wrong.
2. (without doubt)
a. totally
¿Estás de acuerdo conmigo? - Sí, totalmente.Do you agree with me? - Yes, totally.
b. completely
Estamos totalmente decididos a irnos a vivir a Buenos Aires.We are completely determined to move to Buenos Aires.
c. entirely
Estoy totalmente de acuerdo contigo, pero, ante todo, debemos mantener la calma.I entirely agree with you, but, above all, we should keep calm.
d. absolutely
Pues yo estoy totalmente convencida de que dejé las llaves sobre la mesa.The thing is, I'm absolutely certain I left my keys on the table.
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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. (general)
a. totally, completely
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totally; completely
Mario es totalmente distinto a Luis Mario is totally o completely different from Luis; estoy totalmente de acuerdo I totally o completely agree; —¿estás seguro? —totalmente "are you sure?" — "absolutely"
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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