¿Sabías que...?: "Tatuaje"proviene de una traducción erróneapor parte de unos marineros del Pacífico que quedaron fascinados con los tattoos que vieronen sus viajes.
seriously / seriamente
 
seriously   [ˈsɪərɪəslɪ]   -adverb
1. (=in earnest)
[think, consider]   seriamente
[speak]   seriamente,   en serio
a. yes, [but] seriously ... =   nouní, pero en serio ...
b. we are seriously [considering] emigrating =   estamos considerando seriamente la posibilidad de emigrar
c. do you seriously [expect] me to believe that? =   ¿esperas en serio que me lo crea?,   ¿de verdad esperas que me lo crea?
·seriously?
·¿en serio?,   ¿de verdad?
d. to [take] something/somebody seriously =   tomar algo/a somebody, someone en serio
·to take o.noun. too seriously
·tomarse a nouní mismo demasiado en serio
2. (=badly)
[damage, affect]   seriamente,   gravemente
[injured, wounded]   gravemente
a. no-one was seriously [hurt] =   nadie resultó gravemente herido
b. he is seriously [ill] =   está grave,   está gravemente enfermo
c. the pilot realized that something was seriously [wrong] =   el piloto se dio cuenta de que algo iba realmente mal or de que pasaba algo muy grave
3. *
(=really)
a. a hotel like the Grand is seriously [expensive] =   un hotel como el Grand es caro de verdad *
b. he'noun seriously [into] body-building =   está metido a tope en el culturismo *
 
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