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American English: /ˈjuʒ(u)əl/
British English: /ˈjuːʒʊəl/

Translation of usual in Spanish:


  • (method/response/comment)
    de siempre
    de costumbre
    de costumbre
    she wasn't her usual self
    no era la de siempre
    we've had more snow than usual this winter
    este invierno ha nevado más que de costumbre or más de lo normal
    as usual
    como de costumbre
    como siempre
    everybody was grumbling about the weather — as usual!
    todos se quejaban del mal tiempo — ¡como de costumbre!
    todos se quejaban del mal tiempo — ¡para variar! [ironic]
    business as usual
    estamos abiertos
    as is usual at these events
    como suele ocurrir or pasar en estas ocasiones
    it is usual for candidates to apply in writing
    lo normal or habitual es que los candidatos hagan su solicitud por escrito
    the usual thing
    lo de siempre
    the usual thing is for everybody to take part
    lo normal es que todos participen
    Example sentences
    • We had a bit of a chat and as usual Eric had me laughing like a drain with his dry observations on life.
    • I told Megan that it was just a cold, but as usual she got worried and told me to visit the doctor.
    • The usual terms and conditions apply.

noun no plural

  • 1 (customary thing) to do/say the usual
    hacer/decir lo de siempre
  • 2 (drink, order) my or the usual, please
    lo de siempre, por favor
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