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immer
Pronunciation: / ˈɪmɐ /

Translation of immer in English:

Adverb

  • 2immer + Komp. (nach u. nach) See examples: immer dunkler/häufiger
    darker and darker/more and more often
    immer mehr immer mehr zunehmen
    keep on increasing
  • 3 [umgangssprachlich] (jeweils) See examples:es durften immer zwei auf einmal eintreten
    we/they were allowed in two at a time
    immer drei Stufen auf einmal
    three steps at a time
  • 5 (verstärkend) See examples:immer noch, noch immer
  • 6 [umgangssprachlich] (bei Aufforderung) See examples:immer langsam!/mit der Ruhe! nur immer zu! immer geradeaus!
    keep [going] straight on
    immer der Nase nach!
    keep following your nose!
    was treibst du denn immer?
    what are you doing these days?
  • 7 (irgend) See examples:so schnell er immer konnte
    as fast as he possibly could

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