The Top English Grammar Tips From A–Z
1(judge/punish/speak) severamente(judge/punish/speak) con severidad(judge/punish/speak) con rigor(judge/punish/speak) con dureza
- I didn't reply harshly, but I wanted to.
- Elizabeth glared harshly at her friend.
- In his lecture, he spoke harshly of journalists who don't believe a newspaper should make a profit.
- It was expected that police would deal harshly with them.
- The war correspondent that marines were responding harshly against civilians.
- We were chided and harshly reprimanded by our own folks.
- I was harshly reprimanded and humiliated in front of everyone.
- In a harshly worded ruling, the judge said that the company had engaged in illegal practices to use its dominant share in the market against competitors.
- They should be fully investigated and harshly punished.
- Spitting at opponents is disgusting and uncouth and ought to be harshly punished.
2(starkly)it stood out harshly against the soft blue of the sky — se recortaba en violento contraste con el pálido azul del cielo
- She has produced a series of three photographs in a harshly lit hotel lobby.
- In a spare and harshly lit military courtroom, prosecutors began their case.
- The muted, playful tone feels off, contrasting harshly with the mysterious slamming doors and the solemn tune Marianne plucks on the piano.
- A harshly unpleasant note is struck by the video.
- Three of these songs bear harshly noisy guitar passages.
- The bell sounded, ringing harshly in the quiet classroom.
- She was snapped harshly back to reality by the clatter of overturned toys.
- He explains his desire to unite the two harshly segregated scenes.
- Unlike traditional fluorescent markers, they are very bright and do not bleach if harshly illuminated.
- The images range from the evocative to the harshly realistic.
- "Building a new house tests a marriage very harshly," she added.
- It will be a welcome boost after being harshly hit by the double whammy of global recession and the attack in which one of its New York hotels was severely damaged.
- The sharp rise of unemployment apparent from the 1970s was particularly harshly felt.
- We must not wait for external events like climate change to press harshly upon us or even topple us.
- Some of her hair had gotten into her face as the wind blew rather harshly.
- He looked downwards to see his grip had tightened so harshly around the shovel's handle, he cracked it.
- Adding insult to injury, the wind's still blowing very harshly up here.
- The door leading outside was opened to reveal deep drifts of snow and still more whipping harshly around.
- Somewhere outside, a cold wind whips harshly through this barren hinterland.
- They might buy only a little time before the spending cuts begin to bite harshly.
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