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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. (extremely well)
a. maravillosamente
I'm going to show you a trick that works wonderfully for getting stains out of your clothes.Les voy a mostrar un truco que funciona maravillosamente para quitar manchas de la ropa.
b. de maravilla
We've always gotten along wonderfully, so it was easy for us to work together.Siempre nos hemos llevado de maravilla, así que fue muy fácil trabajar juntos.
c. estupendamente
That shirt and that tie go wonderfully on you.Esa camisa y esa corbata te quedan estupendamente.
2. (very)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
We saw a wonderfully entertaining movie last night.Vimos una película increíblemente entretenida anoche.
Your sister is so wonderfully clever!¡Tu hermana es listísima!
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wonderfully [ˈwʌndəfəlɪ]
1 (extremely)
she was always wonderfully kind to me siempre fue amabilísima conmigo; it's a wonderfully funny play es una obra increíblemente divertida; es una obra divertidísima; he looks wonderfully well está de maravilla; tiene un aspecto estupendo
2 (very well) [+sleep, adapt, work] de maravilla
I had slept wonderfully It works wonderfully because of the simplicity of the idea ... numerous plants and animals have adapted wonderfully to this harsh environment
the doctor says she is doing wonderfully el médico dice que se está recuperando de maravilla or estupendamente
Considering the operation was only weeks ago, she is doing wonderfully Dr Landy says you are doing wonderfully well
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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