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Turkish translation of “lightly”

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lightly

adverb
 
 
/ˈlaɪtli/
GENTLY B1 gently
hafifçe, nazikçe
He kissed her lightly on the cheek.Tender and gentleKind and thoughtful
NOT MUCH not much
azıcık , hafifçe
lightly cooked vegetablesSmall in number and quantity
not do sth lightly to think carefully about something before you do it, knowing that it is serious
hafife almadan yapmak, ciddi şekilde ele alıp dikkatlice düşünmek
It's not a decision that I take lightly.Thinking and contemplating
get off lightly ( also UK escape lightly) to have less trouble or punishment than you expected
ucuz atlatmak, az bir zararla geçiştirmek
Not punishing and reducing punishment
Translations of “lightly”
in Korean 부드럽게, 가볍게…
in Arabic بِخِفّة, قَليلاً…
in Portuguese levemente…
in Catalan suaument, lleugerament…
in Japanese そっと, 軽く…
in Italian leggermente…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕輕地, 稍稍地, 少許…
in Russian слегка, едва, чуть-чуть…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻轻地, 稍稍地, 少许…
in Polish lekko…
(Definition of lightly from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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