¿Sabías que...?: Ojalá proviene del árabe Insha'Allah, "si Dios quiere". ¿Qué otras palabras provienen del árabe?
poorly / mal
poorly   [ˈpʊəlɪ]
A. -adverb
1. (=badly)
[designed, equipped]   mal
·the shares have performed poorly
·el rendimiento de las acciones ha sido bajo
a. to [do] poorly
·she did poorly in history
·sacó mala nota en historia
·she did poorly at school
·sacaba malas notas en el colegio
b. the room/road was poorly [literally] =   la habitaciónoun/la carretera estaba mal iluminada
c. the job was poorly [paid] =   el trabajo estaba mal pagado
·he was poorly paid
·le pagaban poco
d. his army was poorly [trained] =   su ejército estaba poco capacitado
2. (=meagrely, shabbily)   pobremente
·to be poorly dressed
·ir pobremente vestido
B. -adjective
(especially British, Great Britain)
(=ill)   enfermo
a. to [be]/[feel] poorly =   estar/encontrarse mal,   estar/encontrarse pachucho or malucho *
b. to [look] poorly =   tener mal aspecto
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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