- 1 1.1 hasta, incluso it's warm there even in December allí hace calor hasta or incluso en diciembre even a child could do it hasta un niño lo podría hacer even now, five years later incluso ahora, cuando ya han pasado cinco años it would be madness even to attempt it intentarlo ya sería una locuraMore example sentences1.2 (with neg) he can't even sew a button on no sabe ni pegar un botón you're not even trying ni siquiera lo estás intentando don't even think about it ¡ni se te ocurra! 1.3 (with comparative) aún, todavía the next day was even colder al día siguiente hizo aún or todavía más frío
More example sentences1.4 (introducing stronger expression) hasta, incluso it'll be difficult, even dangerous será difícil, hasta or incluso peligroso
- People might not realise water can be extremely cold even on a warm summer day.
- He surprised even some of his closest colleagues by accepting the job many regard as a poisoned chalice.
- Our willingness to show up for this event seems to have surprised even ourselves.
- It will not be easy, which places even greater emphasis on the world's best cricketer.
- Notwithstanding the personal tragedy here there is now even less emphasis on the original issue.
- In the 1960s there was an even greater shift in emphasis to viticultural research.
- 2 (in phrases) even as even as I speak en este mismo momento even as he had predicted [literario/literary] exactamente como había predicho even if aunque (+ subj) we'll do it even if it takes months lo haremos aunque lleve meses even if I knew, I wouldn't tell you aunque lo supiera, no te lo diría even so aun así he's only 12 — yes, but even so … tiene apenas 12 años — sí, pero aun así … even then aun así I explained it twice, but even then they had difficulty lo expliqué dos veces pero aun así tuvieron problemas even though aun cuando, a pesar de que she told him even though I asked her not to se lo dijo aun cuando or a pesar de que le pedí que no lo hiciera even though I don't agree with you aun cuando or a pesar de que or aunque no estoy de acuerdo con usted
- 1 1.1 (flat, smooth) [ground/surface] plano; [coat of paint] uniforme the floor isn't even el suelo no está nivelado plane the boards down to make them even cepilla las tablas para igualarlasMore example sentences1.2 (regular, uniform) [color/lighting] uniforme, parejo (AmL) ; [features] regular; [work/progress] constante, regular; [breathing/motion] acompasado, regular; [temperature] constante
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- St Tropez is tinted so the therapist can easily see where she is applying it and it makes for an even application.
- This provides an even surface for pedestrians, which minimises tripping hazards.
- In the boot, the rear wheel arches should have a clean look and an even coat of paint.
More example sentences1.3 (calm) ecuánime he kept his voice even no alteró la voz
- Add the potato slices in an even layer and cook gently for about 12 minutes until softened.
- It took every speck of willpower and strength she had to force them back to an even position.
- Add the olive oil in a thin stream and whisk the mixture until it forms an even consistency.
- To his credit Cill Dara referee John Downey was well on top of every move and kept an even hand on the game.
- Achieving an even skin tone is another protracted beauty process that many of us could do without.
- 2 (equal) [distribution] equitativo, igual an even game un partido igualado or equilibrado or (AmL tb) parejo after four rounds they're even tras cuatro vueltas están or van igualados or empatados he stands an even chance of winning tanto puede ganar como perder, tiene una posibilidad entre dos de ganar so now we're even o so that makes us even así que estamos en paz or (AmL tb) a mano to break even recuperar los gastos, no tener* ni pérdidas ni beneficios even money it's even money they won't turn up es muy probable que no aparezcan, hay un cincuenta por ciento de probabilidades de que no aparezcan even Stephen(s) [colloquial/familiar] we're even Stephen(s) estamos en paz or (AmL tb) a mano to get even with sb he's just itching for a chance to get even está buscando la oportunidad para desquitarse or vengarse I'll get even with her one day ya me las pagará algún díaMore example sentences
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- Those officers are drawn from all ranks and an even spread from all areas of the county.
- The skeletons show an even spread of the representative population at that time.
- In most transgenic lines, an even fluorescence signal was observed in all tissues and organs.
- In some situations you may need to turn your plant a quarter of a turn each day to ensure an even spread of light.
- The first half saw the sides on an even footing with good defending on both sides.
- Then a quick break by the visitors saw them clinch the points, but the scoreline did not reflect an even game.
- 3 (divisible by two) [number/page] parMore example sentences
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- The oblique case of an even number had to be put into the subject position so that standard arguments could be used.
- It is true precisely when the values for the three switches add up to an even number.
- In the case of an even number, parts of the wave travel at all speeds less than or equal to the fundamental speed.
- Students who enrolled at the school in even-numbered years between 1816 and 1830 had two years of Cauchy's instruction.
- That's equivalent to labeling each card randomly with a number from 1 to 20, then collecting into piles the cards with the same number, taking care to reverse the order of even-numbered piles.
- The lections from the Gospels go unchanged for an alternating two years but are preceded by a reading from the First Testament different in Years I and II, the odd- and even-numbered years respectively.
- 2 (make equal) [score] igualar; [contest/situation] equilibrarMore example sentences
- Our busiest months used to be during the winter but now it has evened out.
- I didn't know what to do so I just waited it out, and pretty soon the rest of my body grew into the changes and I eventually evened out.
- They evened up their playing record in the League on Saturday when they went down to Doncaster - their sixth defeat of the season from twelve games played.
- v + o + adv, v + adv + o (balance) [numbers/amounts] equilibrar you pay for the taxi: that'll even things up tú paga el taxi y quedamos en paz or (AmL tb) a mano he did it to even up the score lo hizo para desquitarse or vengarse 1.1v + adv (repay) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar]to even up
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