cierto1


cierto1
1 = true [truer -comp., truest -sup.].
Ex. The Concise AACR2 by Michael Gorman is not a true abridged edition of the full edition, but rather a rewritten distillation of the essential rules and principles.
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* a ciencia cierta = for sure, for certain.
* a cierta distancia = some distance away.
* confirmar que se está en lo cierto = prove + Posesivo + point, make + Posesivo + case.
* conocer a ciencia cierta = know for + certain, know for + sure, know for + a fact.
* demostrar que se está en lo cierto = prove + Posesivo + point, make + Posesivo + case.
* estar en lo cierto = hit + the truth.
* lo cierto es que = fact is, the fact is (that).
* por cierto = coincidentally, incidentally, by the way, anecdotally, by the by(e), speaking of which.
* probar que se está en lo cierto = prove + Posesivo + point, make + Posesivo + case.
* saber a ciencia cierta = know for + certain, know for + sure, know for + a fact.
* saber a ciencia cierta que = know + for a fact that.
* si bien es cierto que = albeit (that).

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.


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