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American English: /ˈɛvər/
British English: /ˈɛvə/

Translation of ever in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (at any time) have you ever visited London?
    ¿has estado en Londres (alguna vez)?
    did you ever meet him?
    ¿llegaste a conocerlo?
    will we ever get there?
    ¿llegaremos algún día?
    don't you ever listen?
    ¿es que nunca escuchas?
    do your neighbors ever sleep?
    ¿tus vecinos nunca duermen?
    they never ever have a proper meal nobody ever comes to see me
    nunca viene nadie a verme
    we hardly ever go out
    casi nunca salimos
    I seldom, if ever, eat meat
    muy rara vez como carne
    if you ever need me, I'll be here
    si (alguna vez) me necesitas, aquí estoy
    he's a fool if ever there was one
    es un tonto como no hay otro
    es tonto como él solo
    Example sentences
    • The truth, however, is that I never ever regret my regular trips to the gym.
    • Remember the names of those politicians and never ever trust anything that they ever say again!
    • It's easier said than done but you will never ever have a better chance of doing it than right now.
    1.2 (expressing incredulity, indignation) did you ever see such a thing!
    ¡habráse visto cosa igual!
    well, did you ever!
    ¡pero bueno, habráse visto!
    as if he'd ever do such a terrible thing!
    ¡como si fuera capaz de hacer semejante cosa!
    Example sentences
    • Did they ever actually tell you that there were no jobs they had for you?
    • He said this is the most ridiculous question he has ever heard and then hung up on me.
    • How the hell did we ever manage to get through an election night before the internet?
  • 2 (after comp or superl) these are our worst ever results
    estos son los peores resultados que hemos tenido hasta ahora or que hayamos tenido nunca
    the situation is worse than ever
    la situación está peor que nunca
    now more than ever (before) we must exercise caution
    ahora más que nunca tenemos que actuar con cautela
  • 3 (always, constantly) 3.1 (in phrases) as ever they lived happily ever after (in fairy tales)
    vivieron felices y comieron perdices
    ever sinceever since we first saw her
    desde que la vimos por primera vez
    I moved to Brighton 20 years ago and I've lived here ever since
    me mudé a Brighton hace 20 años y desde entonces vivo aquí
    we've been friends ever since then
    somos amigos desde entonces
    for ever for ever and ever
    por siempre jamás [literary]
    for ever and ever, amen (Religion) for ever and a day
    por siempre jamás [literary]
    3.2 (before pres p or adj) the ever growing threat of war
    la creciente amenaza de la guerra
    ever worsening unemployment
    un problema de desempleo cada vez peor
    ever helpful, he offered to drive me there
    gentil como siempre, se ofreció a llevarme en coche
    the danger is ever present
    el peligro está siempre presente
    an ever-present danger
    un peligro constante or siempre presente
    his ever-expanding waistline
    su cada vez mayor circunferencia
    Example sentences
    • Nursing and support staff do a wonderful job but are constantly under pressure from ever dwindling resources.
    • The collective refuse to be labelled as their music selection is ever changing and constantly modified.
    • This same organisation does not hide its desire to grow ever bigger.
    3.3 (with comparative) it has become ever more apparent
    se ha hecho cada vez más evidente
    the situation is growing ever more dangerous
    la situación se vuelve cada vez or cada día más peligrosa
    3.4 [literary] (always)
    eternamente [literary]
    Example sentences
    • I heard a tale of true romance, crusty old prehistoric creatures and happily ever after.
    • It did average business and I recovered some money so that I could live happily ever after.
    • All too many do not live happily ever after and opt for being single again.
  • 4 (as intensifier) 4.1 (in wh- questions) when will you ever learn?
    ¿cuándo vas a aprender?
    why ever did you tell him?
    ¿por qué diablos se lo dijiste? [colloquial]
    what ever can have happened?
    ¿qué podrá haber pasado?
    who ever would have guessed?, who would ever have guessed?
    ¿quién lo hubiera imaginado?
    4.2 (esp British) [colloquial]thanks ever so or ever so much or ever such a lot
    muchísimas gracias
    it's ever so cold in here
    hace muchísimo frío aquí
    they're ever such a close family
    son una familia tan unida
    he's ever so fat
    es gordísimo
    I ran as fast as ever I could
    corrí tan rápido como pude
    Example sentences
    • This is the third year of the festive event and is set to be the best ever with a whole range of surprises in store for visitors.
    • The richest range of blue I ever saw came onboard flights throughout Pacific islands.
    • The soundtrack has been expanded, with unexpected classics, and the range of vehicles is wider than ever.
    4.3 (certainly, without doubt) [colloquial]can she ever dance!
    ¡qué bien baila!
    are you having fun? — am I ever!
    ¿te estás divirtiendo? — ¡y cómo! [colloquial]
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