German translation of 'squarely'
- (= directly)
- (= firmly) (figurative)
⇒ to hit sb squarely in the stomach
jdn voll in den Magen treffen
⇒ to place the blame for sth squarely on sb
jdm voll und ganz die Schuld an etw dat geben
⇒ to face sb/sth squarely
jdm/einer Sache tapfer entgegentreten
- (= directly)
Example Sentences Including 'squarely'
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I looked the situation squarely in the face and was confident in my destiny.COURTESANS (2003)
But there have been problems, and they should be faced squarely.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
For the past five years my blog has squarely blamed lobby journalists for failing democracy.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I put this down squarely to the designers, who appear to put looks before safety.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Looking squarely at buried hurts and resentments can be extremely painful.The Sun (2010)
The only way we can rise to these challenges is by looking at them squarely.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They point the finger of blame squarely at me.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
To most, the blame lies squarely on the shoulders of the players.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
This idea can be blamed squarely on religion.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
You can't address your eating habits until you have looked squarely at the issues around food.PCOS DIET BOOK: How you can use the nutritional approach to deal with polycystic ovary syndrome (2002)
And we know squarely where that blame lies.The Sun (2011)
It put the responsibility squarely on his shoulders.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Mainstream politicians need to look this squarely in the face.The Sun (2014)
She removed her wedding ring, shunned him in court and tried to put the blame squarely on his shoulders to minimise her sentence.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Today, soaring tax bills have put the burden squarely on the poorest shoulders.The Sun (2013)
But he was mature enough to look failure squarely in the face, and to learn from it.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
That put the point squarely enough.Christianity Today (2000)
Here I will attempt to put us squarely back in the evolutionary framework.The Runaway Brain: the Evolution of Human Uniqueness (1993)
The prison looked squarely towards servicing the courts.The Prisons We Deserve (1994)
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In Common Usage. squarely is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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'squarely' in Other Languages
British English: squarely ADVERB
Squarely means directly or in the middle, rather than indirectly or at an angle.
She looked squarely at him.
Translation of squarely from the Collins English to German Dictionary