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desperately

adverb uk   /ˈdes.pər.ət.li/ us    /-pɚ-/

desperately adverb (SERIOUSLY)

B2 extremely or very much: He was desperately ill. They desperately wanted a child. UK She always seems to be desperately busy! UK He was desperately in love with her.

desperately adverb (TAKING RISKS)

B2 in a way that shows you are frightened and ready to try anything to change a situation: They fought desperately for their lives.
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en chino (tradicionál) 非常, 極其…
en chino (simplificado) 非常, 极其…
(Definition of desperately from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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