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American English: /ˈɛvri/
British English: /ˈɛvri/

Translation of every in Spanish:


  • 1 (each) every room was searched
    se registraron todas las habitaciones
    se registró cada una de las habitaciones
    every writer needs a good dictionary
    todo escritor necesita un buen diccionario
    she wins every time
    siempre gana
    every day/minute is precious
    cada día/minuto es precioso
    she comes every month
    viene todos los meses
    it was expensive, but worth every penny
    salió caro, pero valió la pena
    she's written six novels and I've read every one
    ha escrito seis novelas y las he leído todas
    they gave every one of their employees a watch
    le regalaron un reloj a cada uno de los empleados
    every one of you
    todos y cada uno de ustedes
    every single one of them was broken
    estaban todos rotos, sin excepción
    they do it every time
    siempre hacen lo mismo
    every other boy in the class has one
    todos los demás niños de la clase tienen uno
    he pandered to her every whim
    le consentía todos los caprichos
    hanging on her every word
    pendiente de cada cosa que decía
    they watch your every move
    están continuamente vigilándote
    Example sentences
    • He had no issue with that at all and that made it easier for every member of the family.
    • After a decade the group still have a few original members and gain new members every year.
    • We all agree that every society and every individual has the right to self defence.
  • 2 (indicating recurrence) every ten miles
    cada diez millas
    every three days, every third day
    cada tres días
    he comes every other day
    viene un día sí, otro no
    viene día por medio (Southern Cone) (Peru)
    every other or every second house has a garden
    una casa sí y otra no tiene jardín
    leave every other page blank
    deja en blanco una página sí y otra no
    every other person I spoke to
    casi toda la gente con quien hablé
    every now and then or again
    de tanto en tanto
    every once in a while every so often
    cada tanto
    de vez en cuando
    Example sentences
    • The camp will run from Friday to Sunday and will return on the third weekend of every month.
    • On every third opening of the pages, there is a medallist now known to have cheated.
    • In some swims, on every third cast the weight would jam up on a hidden snag and we'd have to pull for a break.
  • 3 (very great, all possible) they have every confidence in us
    confían plenamente or tienen plena confianza en nosotros
    I wished them every happiness
    les deseé toda la felicidad del mundo
    we've every reason to doubt her word
    tenemos razones de peso or de sobra para dudar de su palabra
    she made every effort to satisfy him
    hizo lo indecible or todo lo posible por satisfacerlo
    there is every prospect of a reconciliation
    hay muchas posibilidades de que se reconcilien
    you had every chance
    tuviste todo tipo de oportunidades
    Example sentences
    • He said staff were now making every effort to encourage new applications for grants.
    • These children are our future and should be given every chance possible to succeed.
    • The Rotarians have agreed that every possible step should be taken to stop the work.
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