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kindly / bondadoso
 
kindly   [ˈkaɪndlɪ]
A. -adjective
kindlier   comparative
kindliest   superlative   [person]   bondadoso   [tone of voice]   tierno,   cariñoso   [face, eyes, smile]   afable,   dulce   [remark]   cariñoso
a. a kindly [soul] =   un alma caritativa or bondadosa
B. -adverb
1. (=thoughtfully)   amablemente
·"you seem tired this morning, Jenny," she said kindly
·--pareces cansada esta mañana, Jenny --dijo cariñosamente
·he very kindly helped
·tuvo la amabilidad de ayudar
·to [look] kindly [on] something
·ver algo con buenos ojos
a. to [look] kindly [on] somebody =   ser benévolo con somebody, someone
b. to [take] kindly to something
·he didn't take very kindly to her suggestion
·no acogió muy bien su sugerencia
·the villagers do not take kindly to newcomers
·a la gente del pueblo no les gustan mucho los reciénoun llegados
·he doesn't take kindly to being kept waiting
·no le hace ninguna gracia que le hagan esperar
c. to [think] kindly of somebody =   tener un buen concepto de somebody, someone
2. (=please)   formal usage
·kindly wait a moment
·haga el favor de esperar un momento,   tenga la amabilidad de esperar un momento
·kindly mind your own business
·haz el favor de no meterte en lo que no te importa
 
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