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literally / literalmente
 
literally   [ˈlɪtərəlɪ]   -adverb
1. (=actually)   literalmente
·I was quite literally living on bread and water
·estaba literalmente viviendo a base de pan y agua
·he'noun crazy, I mean literally
·está loco, y lo digo en el verdadero sentido de la palabra
·they were quite literally in fear of their lives
·temían realmente por sus vidas
·to take something literally
·tomarse algo al pie de la letra
·she literally flew out the door
(as intensifier)
(=almost)   salió casi volando por la puerta
2. (=word for word)
[translate, mean]   literalmente,   palabra por palabra
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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