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badly / mal
 
badly   [ˈbædlɪ]   -adverb
1. (=poorly)   mal
·he did badly in his exams
·los exámenes le fueron mal
·things are going badly
·las cosas van mal
·we came off badly in the deal
·salimos mal parados del negocio
·badly made/written/designed
·mal hecho/escrito/diseñado
·to sleep badly
·dormir mal
pay  
2. (=seriously, severely)   gravemente
·he was badly injured
·estaba gravemente herido
·they were badly beaten
(in contest)   sufrieron una seria derrota   (physically)   les dieron una paliza tremenda
·to be badly mistaken
·estar muy equivocado
·it was a gamble that went badly wrong
·se corría un riesgo y salió muy mal
·the building was badly damaged in the explosion
·en la explosiónoun el edificio resultó muy dañado
3. (=unfavourably)
·to speak/think badly of somebody
·hablar/pensar mal de somebody, someone
·to reflect badly on somebody
·dejar mal a somebody, someone
·"how did he take it?" -- "badly"
·--¿qué tal se lo tomó? --fatal
4. (=wrongly)
·to treat somebody badly
·tratar mal a somebody, someone
·to behave badly
·portarse mal
5. (=very much)
[want, need]
·badly-needed medical supplies
medicamentos masculine plural que se necesitan desesperadamente
·it badly needs painting
·hace mucha falta pintarlo
·he badly needs help
·necesita ayuda a toda costa
·they badly wanted a child
·estaban desesperados por tener un niño
·we badly need another assistant
·nos hace muchísima falta otro ayudante
6. ·to be badly [off]
(=poor)   andar or estar mal de dinero
·we are badly off for coal
·andamos mal de carbónoun
·you're not that badly off, you only have to work 20 hours a week
·no estánoun tan mal, nounólo tienes que trabajar 20 horas por semana
 
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