Spanish translation of 'earnest'
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Example Sentences Including 'earnest'
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And that did sound very earnest!Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Earnest and sincere, yes, but to a fault.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If you're going to produce an earnest radio drama, he is the last person you need in the recording studio.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Many City lawyers took last week off and work resumed in earnest only yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
On one hand, you could take this overly earnest patriotic drama extremely seriously.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
One of my favourites was an earnest mature student from Nigeria with whom I spent a year studying computer systems design.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Part of the pleasure of reading this book lies in the exhilaration of watching earnest minds hard at work.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The action gets under way in earnest today with a triple bill of matches.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
There is the brutal confrontation with the earnest science student.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
You will hear terrible sounds emitted from earnest mouths.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
He taught young ladies to play billiards on a wet day, or went in for the game in serious earnest when required.Wives and Daughters (1864)
Whether it was meant in jest or in deadly earnest.Man of Honour (2007)
Now he is in deadly earnest.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Somehow, she manages to sound earnest without being cloying.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Witter: You do seem a tad serious and earnest.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Efforts to lift the mood of despair on the factory floors began in earnest yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
It is more than ten years since ministers turned their attention in earnest to the country's 388 further education colleges.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
It was like being in a flotation tank with lots of earnest people wearing yellow.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
ONCE upon a time there were solitary folk singers, earnest people with little more than a humble acoustic guitar and perhaps a harmonica for company.The Sun (2006)
But this pressure can only be effective if the people are in earnest.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The choice of wine showed an acute awareness of the country's two most pressing problems and an earnest desire to fix them.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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In Common Usage. earnest 1 is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: earnest ADJECTIVE
Earnest people are very serious and sincere in what they say or do, because they think that their actions and beliefs are important.
She was a pious, earnest woman.
Translation of earnest from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary