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sharply / bruscamente
sharply   [ˈʃɑ:plɪ]   -adverb
1. (=abruptly)
[fall, rise, turn, brake]   bruscamente
·the road turned sharply left
·la carretera giraba bruscamente hacia la izquierda
·he drew in his breath sharply
·inspiró bruscamente
2. (=clearly)   marcadamente,   claramente
·this attitude contrasts sharply with his caring image
·esta actitud contrasta marcadamente or claramente con su imagen de hombre humanitario
·the party is sharply divided over this issue
·el partido está claramente dividido con respecto a este asunto
3. (=brusquely)   con aspereza
·he spoke to me quite sharply
·me habló con bastante aspereza
4. (=severely)
[criticize]   severamente,   con dureza
5. (=hard)   fuertemente
·the ball struck him sharply on the head
·la pelota le golpeó fuertemente en la cabeza
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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