Significado de “certainly” - en el Diccionario Inglés

certainly en inglés británico

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uk /ˈsɜː.tə us /ˈsɝː.tə

certainly adverb (IN NO DOUBT)

A2 used to reply completely or to emphasize something and show that there is no doubt about it:

She certainly had a friend called Mark, but I don't know whether he was her boyfriend.
"This is rather a difficult question." "Yes, it's certainly not easy."
"Do you think more money should be given to education?" "Certainly!"
"Had you forgotten about our anniversary?" "Certainly not! I've reserved a table at Michel's restaurant for this evening."

A2 used when agreeing or disagreeing strongly to a request:

"Could you lend me £10?" "Certainly."
"Did you take any money out of my purse?" "Certainly not!"

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(Definición de certainly del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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us /ˈsɜr·tən·li/

certainly adverb (KNOWING TO BE TRUE)

When said in answer to a question asking for help, certainly means yes:

"Can you give me a hand?" "Certainly."

(Definición de certainly del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)