squarely

squarely
adverb (directly and firmly: He stood squarely in front of me; She looked squarely at me.)
squarely
tr['skweəlɪ]
adverb
1 directamente, de lleno
I looked him squarely in the face lo miré directamente a la cara
squarely ['skwærli] adv
1) exactly: exactamente, directamente, justo
2) honestly: honradamente, justamente
squarely
adv.
directamente adv.
en ángulo recto adv.
honradarnente adv.
'skwerli, 'skweəli
adverb
a) (directly)

the blow hit him squarely on the nose — el golpe le dio de lleno en la nariz, el golpe le dio en plena nariz

blame was placed squarely on the police — se culpó directamente a la policía

b) (honestly) <dealeat> como es debido
['skwɛǝlɪ]
ADV
1) (=directly) directamente

responsibility for that failure rests squarely with the President — la responsabilidad de ese fracaso cae directamente sobre el presidente

to look sb squarely in the eye — mirar a algn directamente a los ojos

squarely in the middle — justo en el centro, justo en el medio

the blow caught him squarely on the chin — el golpe le dio en plena barbilla or de lleno en la barbilla

2) (=honestly, fairly) justamente

to deal squarely with sb — tratar justamente a algn

fairly
* * *
['skwerli, 'skweəli]
adverb
a) (directly)

the blow hit him squarely on the nose — el golpe le dio de lleno en la nariz, el golpe le dio en plena nariz

blame was placed squarely on the police — se culpó directamente a la policía

b) (honestly) <deal/treat> como es debido

English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

Mira otros diccionarios:

  • Squarely — Square ly, adv. In a square form or manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • squarely — 1540s, of multiplication, from SQUARE (Cf. square) + LY (Cf. ly) (2). From 1560s as “in a straightforward manner;” meaning “firmly, solidly” is from 1860 …   Etymology dictionary

  • squarely — ► ADVERB ▪ without deviation or equivocation; directly …   English terms dictionary

  • squarely — [[t]skwe͟ə(r)li[/t]] 1) ADV: ADV with v Squarely means directly or in the middle, rather than indirectly or at an angle. I kept the gun aimed squarely at his eyes. Syn: directly 2) ADV: ADV with v If something such as blame or responsibility lies …   English dictionary

  • squarely — adverb Date: 1564 1. in a straightforward or honest manner < we must squarely face the issue > 2. a. exactly, precisely < squarely in the middle > b. so as to make solid contact < hit the ball squarely > < feet …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • squarely — adverb 1. directly and without evasion; not roundabout (Freq. 3) to face a problem squarely the responsibility lies squarely with them spoke forthright (or forthrightly) and to the point • Syn: ↑forthrightly, ↑forthright …   Useful english dictionary

  • squarely — square|ly [ˈskweəli US ˈskwer ] adv 1.) directly and firmly ▪ He turned and faced her squarely. ▪ She hit him squarely on the nose. 2.) completely and with no doubt ▪ The blame lies squarely on the shoulders of the police. 3.) straight on… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • squarely — square|ly [ skwerli ] adverb 1. ) in a clear and definite way: Responsibility for it still rested squarely on her shoulders. 2. ) directly: He turned to meet the man s eyes squarely. The camera had caught the six men squarely in its lens …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • squarely — adverb (only after verb) 1 directly and firmly; square 4 (1): He turned and faced her squarely. 2 completely and with no doubt: The report puts the blame squarely on the government. 3 straight on something and centrally; square 4 (2): Dr Soames… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • squarely — UK [ˈskweə(r)lɪ] / US [ˈskwerlɪ] adverb 1) in a clear and definite way Responsibility for it still rested squarely on her shoulders. 2) directly He turned to meet the man s eyes squarely. The camera had caught the six men squarely in its lens …   English dictionary

  • squarely — [ˈskweəli] adv 1) in a clear and definite way Responsibility for it rested squarely on her shoulders.[/ex] 2) directly She turned and looked him squarely in the eye.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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