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See Spanish definition of limpio
1(justly, honestly)(play) limpio(judge/assess) con imparcialidad(divide) equitativamente(obtain) limpiamente(obtain) en buena lid(obtain) en buena leythe judge dealt fairly with him — el juez fue justo con él
- Trade doesn't have to exploit the poor; done fairly, it can actually end poverty.
- Yet we somehow find a way to compete fairly and still get along for the betterment of the team.
- Would you trust this man to behave fairly, honestly, and ethically in his portfolio?
- The first data protection principle is that information must be used fairly and lawfully.
- The dramatist chooses those motives as fairly and as honestly as he can.
- The tribunal is trying to boost its legitimacy by acting fairly.
- Their governing principles require that banks act fairly and reasonably in dealings with customers.
- He quite fairly observed that he hadn't really played backgammon before.
- He won that position fairly, kept it honourably, and contributed to the British and to the world theatre.
- We must treat everyone fairly, be open and honest and prepared to justify our decisions when challenged.
- If these occur, they are dealt with swiftly and fairly, to restore security to all in the facility.
- Ensuring this money is used fairly to the benefit of all the world's people is therefore a matter of increasing urgency.
- I think it's fair to say that we have made fairly substantial progress.
- If they are found to have acted fairly, then everybody knows as well.
2.1(moderately)(large/small/old) bastanteI'm fairly sure — estoy casi segura
- Most of our fine police officers have a fairly large degree of discretion to use.
- It's still fairly big and quite bulky but we're gradually getting there.
- The demo came out really well; recorded fairly quickly, pretty much live and without too much fuss.
- The trouble is, when I get in a mood like that, I can be quite destructive and fairly unpleasant to be around.
- It was cooked up with egg, bits of barbecue pork and shrimp, for a fairly satisfying result.
- They have a good reputation locally, and the chap says that they get asked to do this sort of thing fairly frequently.
- Saturday I was on call and spent a fairly long time sorting the ward out at the hospital.
- If there was a slip it was simply a slip, but the reasons are fairly obvious.
- It fell to her mid thigh, making it a fairly long skirt in comparison to most she owned.
- It was a pretty animal, fairly large and muscular for a cat with a silky, dark blue-black coat and violet eyes.
- I've done some fairly harsh probing on this subject and, to be honest, it turns out to be a really good deal.
- One of the problems I find when listening to commercial radio is the constant repetition of fairly long adverts.
- I've been through a phase of having a fair amount of capital and I was fairly miserable to be honest.
- I am fairly difficult to get along with apparently and we haven't talked in a number of years.
- There was nothing to this and by the time I'd gone a block, I was fairly speeding along.
- The young woman paced along fairly quickly, her handbag swinging back and forth and her nose held high in the air.
2.2 informal (really)realmente
- Uh Huh Her was written and recorded entirely in her Dorset home, and is a fairly extreme reaction to her previous work.
- We're fairly surprised that Whitney and Bobby are now officially the tackiest couple of the year.
- After what happened last time, I was fairly surprised that he stopped at all.
- Between these two extremes the mountains are fairly barren with only little pockets of fertile soil.
- We were all fairly surprised to find ourselves barely able to walk straight when we finally did get up.
- In the history of empire and colonialism, the voices raised in dissent are fairly few actually.
- I'm fairly surprised at the technician who presents herself to my office.
- You could imagine that Lynn was fairly surprised when she saw who she had been sat next to.
- So in each case, it tends to be fairly extreme behaviour that's likely to give rise to liability.
- True insomnia, the inability to get to sleep or maintain sleep is actually fairly rare.
- You would be fairly surprised at some of the people who smoke cannabis.
- Companies have ingrained practices and fairly frozen allocations of marketing funds.
- I have any number of fairly prurient interests, among them, a penchant for gossip columns.
- But it ought to come with a word of warning for drivers: it is fairly alcoholic.
- After all, not wearing any clothes at all is fairly hazardous, especially if the sun is making you a little delirious.
- Many are nursing painful losses and are likely to give a fairly rude response when asked to support the next foreign Aim float.
- Regi Claire hasn't set out to write an erotic novel, though The Beauty Room fairly hums with sexual tension.
- So I think it was a fairly brave an courageous artwork to commemorate a brave and courageous event.
- Iranians come from a fairly different culture in regard to the interaction between women and men.
- But fairly few people have studied the media even in the moderate depth that I have done.
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