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American English: /ˈɔlˌweɪz/
British English: /ˈɔːlweɪz/
, /ˈɔːlweɪz/

Translation of always in Spanish:


  • 1 (at all times, invariably) you're late as always
    llegas tarde, como siempre
    they almost or nearly always win
    casi siempre ganan
    the method doesn't always work
    el método no siempre funciona
    we're going to Italy, always supposing we have enough money
    vamos a ir a Italia, siempre y cuando nos alcance el dinero
    he's always shouting/bossing people around
    siempre está gritando/dando órdenes
    es un gritón/mandón
    I'm always banging my head on that beam
    siempre me doy con la cabeza contra esa viga
    Example sentences
    • This annual dinner for the committee and their friends is always an enjoyable occasion.
    • Over the years it seemed to become a household name and the event is always an occasion to look forward to.
    • This is always a lovely community occasion and a large attendance is anticipated.
    Example sentences
    • Then there was the obligatory annoying kid that you always get in these movies.
    • I suppose some would call it a woman's book which always sounds a bit derogatory to me.
    • I loved Halloween but the costume selection part of it was always the most annoying.
  • 2 (alternatively) we can always come back tomorrow
    siempre or en todo caso podemos volver mañana
    you could always wear your black dress
    siempre or en último caso podrías ponerte el vestido negro
    Example sentences
    • As a last resort you could always throw out the computer, but could you survive without eBay?
    • Failing this there is always the marvellous views of the French Alps to look forward to.
    • I think separation seems a bit more straightforward than a divorce and we can always get one at a later stage.
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