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nat•u•ral•ly(ˈnætʃ ər ə li, -əl li, ˈnætʃ rə li, -rəl li)
surely definitely certainly naturally
You use surely for emphasis when you are objecting to something that has been said or done.
Don't use 'surely' simply to give strong emphasis to a statement. Use definitely.
In British English, you don't use 'surely' when you are agreeing with something that has been said, or confirming that something is true. Use certainly.
Don't use 'surely' to emphasize that something is what you would expect in particular circumstances. Use naturally.
|Adv.||1.||naturally - as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"|
unnaturally - in a manner at variance with what is natural or normal; "The early Church not unnaturally adopted the position that failure to see the messianic character of his work was really caused by the people's own blindness"
|2.||naturally - according to nature; by natural means; without artificial help; "naturally grown flowers"|
|3.||naturally - through inherent nature; "he was naturally lazy"|
|4.||naturally - in a natural or normal manner; "speak naturally and easily"|
unnaturally - in an unnatural way; "his other arm lay across his chest, unnaturally, as if placed there deliberately, for a purpose"
beans are naturally high in minerals → las alubias tienen de por sí un alto contenido de minerales
to die naturally → morir de muerte natural
to give birth naturally → tener un parto natural
her hair is naturally curly → tiene el pelo rizado natural
he is a naturally gifted singer → es un cantante con un talento innato
playing the violin seems to come naturally to her → parece que hubiera nacido sabiendo tocar el violín
I just do what comes naturally → simplemente hago lo que me sale
winning seems to come naturally to him → se diría que ganar no le supone ningún esfuerzo
Naturally, we were very disappointed → Naturellement, nous avons été très déçus.
"naturally!" → "naturellement!"
vitamins and minerals which occur naturally in certain foods → les vitamines et minéraux présents naturellement dans certains aliments
to be found naturally in sth → être naturellement présent(e) dans qch
Iodine is found naturally in sea fish, seafood and seaweed → L'iode est naturellement présente dans les poissons de mer, les fruits de mer et les algues.
Some people are naturally optimistic → Certaines personnes sont naturellement optimistes.
to come naturally to sb → venir naturellement à qn
he is naturally lazy → è pigro per natura
my hair is naturally curly → i miei capelli sono ricci per natura
a naturally optimistic person → un ottimista per natura
it comes naturally to him to do ... → gli viene spontaneo fare...