An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (using violence)
a. violentamente
When his boss told him he was fired, he began violently throwing the things on his desk against the wall.Cuando el jefe le dijo que estaba despedido, empezó a lanzar violentamente contra la pared los objetos de su escritorio.
b. con violencia
No one expected that Dana would respond so violently to just a simple comment.Nadie esperaba que Dana respondiera con tanta violencia a un simple comentario.
2. (with great force)
a. muy fuerte
The patient on the stretcher began to cough violently.El paciente que había en la camilla se puso a toser muy fuerte.
b. muchísimo
I got food poisoning and was violently sick for several days.Tuve una intoxicación alimentaria y me pasé varios días vomitando muchísimo.
3. (with great intensity)
a. radicalmente (to be opposed)
Enviromental groups are violently opposed to the construction of the pipeline.Los grupos ecologistas se oponen radicalmente a la construcción del oleoducto.
b. locamente (to fall in love)
All it took was one glance at Mary for Charles to fall violently in love with her.A Charles le bastó con ponerle los ojos encima a Mary para enamorarse locamente de ella.
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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. violentamente
to be violently illvomitar muchísimo
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violently [ˈvaɪələntlɪ]
[+act] con violencia; de manera violenta; [+tremble] violentamente; [+brake] bruscamente
she shook the child violently sacudió al niño con violencia; to die violently morir violentamente; to react violently to sth reaccionar violentamente or con violencia ante algo; to fall violently in love with sb enamorarse perdidamente de algn; to be violently opposed to sth oponerse radicalmente a algo; he is violently anti-Communist es un anticomunista furibundo; to be violently sick vomitar mucho
why so some women act violently towards their partners? he pushed her violently back against the wall He braked violently he was trembling violently
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