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Significado de “lightly” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "lightly" - Diccionario Inglés

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lightlyadverb

uk   us   /ˈlaɪt.li/
  • lightly adverb (GENTLY)

B1 gently: She ​patted him lightly on the ​shoulder.C1 If ​food is lightly ​cooked, it is ​cooked for only a ​shorttime: lightly ​cookedvegetables

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  • lightly adverb (NOT SERIOUSLY)

If you say something lightly, you are not ​serious when you say it: "Anyway, it won't ​affect me because I'm ​leaving," she said lightly.not do sth lightly C2 If something is not said or ​treated lightly, it is said or ​treated in a ​serious way, after ​greatthought: Accusations like these from a ​topminister are not made lightly.
  • lightly adverb (NOT SEVERELY)

get off lightly; let sb off lightly to be ​punished or to ​punish someone less ​severely than might have been ​expected: I ​think he got off ​quite lightly ​considering it's his third ​drivingoffence.
(Definition of lightly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "lightly" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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lightlyadverb

 us   /ˈlɑɪt·li/
  • lightly adverb (NOT SERIOUSLY)

without ​seriousconsideration: Funding for ​publicschools is something I don't take lightly.
  • lightly adverb (NOT A LOT)

If ​food is lightly ​cooked, it is ​cooked for only a ​shorttime.
(Definition of lightly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “lightly”
en árabe بِخِفّة, قَليلاً…
en coreano 부드럽게, 가볍게…
en portugués levemente…
en catalán suaument, lleugerament…
en japonés そっと, 軽く…
en chino (simplificado) 轻轻地, 稍稍地, 少许…
en turco hafifçe, nazikçe, azıcık…
en ruso слегка, едва, чуть-чуть…
en chino (tradicionál) 輕輕地, 稍稍地, 少許…
en italiano leggermente…
en polaco lekko…
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