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American English: /ˌɔlˈrɛdi/
British English: /ɔːlˈrɛdi/

Translation of already in Spanish:


  • I've already been there, I've been there already
    ya he estado allí
    ya estuve allí (Latin America)
    I've already seen o (in American English also) I already saw the play
    ya he visto or (in Latin America also) ya vi la obra
    they've already met
    ya se conocen
    the others had already left
    los demás ya se habían ido
    are you back already?
    ¿ya estás de vuelta?
    they've made an already difficult situation worse
    han empeorado una situación que ya era difícil
    Example sentences
    • Lari was asking for an answer to a question that she already knew the answer to.
    • Other deals that are already in the public arena are also picking up steam again.
    • Workers have been offered a hefty redundancy package as part of a deal already on the table.

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