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cierto = true adjective

cierto, cierta

adjective

English Translation of CIERTO

1
: true, certain, definite lo cierto es que… the fact is that… los rumores resultaron ser ciertos the rumors turned out to be true ¿es cierto eso? is that really so?
2
: certain, one cierto día de verano one summer day bajo ciertas circunstancias under certain circumstances cierta persona que yo conozco a certain person I know
3
por cierto : in fact, as a matter of factpor cierto, ¿qué es de tu hermano? by the way, or incidentally, what's your brother doing now? un libro que, por cierto, recomiendo totalmente a book which, by the way, or incidentally, I would thoroughly recommend
—ciertamente adverb

Examples of CIERTO

    ha mejorado mucho, ¿no es cierto? it has improved a lot, don't you think? es cierto, es mejor que nos vayamos yes or you're right, I think we'd better go cierto, es un problema grave it's certainly a serious problem nadie habló sobre ello pero lo cierto es que todos estaban preocupados nobody talked about it but the fact is or the truth of the matter is that everyone was worried no es cierto que mi mujer me haya abandonado it is not true that my wife has walked out on me les espera una muerte cierta they are heading for certain death hay indicios ciertos de mejoría there are clear signs of improvement lo único cierto es que ... the only sure thing is that ... no me gusta cierto tipo de literatura there's a certain type of literature which I don't like ocurre con cierta frecuencia it happens fairly frequently

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