serio = serious adjective

serio, seria


English Translation of SERIO

: serious, earnest¿por qué estás hoy tan serio? why are you (looking) so serious today? su padre es muy serio his father's a very serious person se quedó mirándome muy serio he looked at me very seriously
: reliable, responsiblees una persona poco seria he's not very reliable una empresa seria a reliable firm no es serio que ahora decidan echarse atrás it's not very responsible of them to back out now
en serio : seriously, in earnesten serio seriously tomar un asunto en serio to take a matter seriously no hablaba en serio I wasn't serious
—seriamente adverb

Examples of SERIO

    pareces muy serio you're looking very serious ponerse serio: se puso seria al ver la foto she went or became serious when she saw the photo me voy a poner seria contigo si no estudias I'm going to get cross with you if you don't do some studying esto se pone serio this is getting serious el negro es un color demasiado serio para una niña black is too serious or severe a color for a young girl ¿lo dices en serio? are you serious?

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