There are 4 translations of cuando in English:

cuando1

conj

  • 1 when a las siete es cuando me viene mejor seven o'clock is the best time for me cuando estoy solo when I'm alone justo cuando la fiesta empezaba a animarse just as o/or just when the party was beginning to liven up ¿te acuerdas de cuando éramos pequeños? do you remember when we were young? (+ subjuntivo/+ subjunctive) cuando se entere me mata when he finds out he'll kill me! ven cuando quieras come when o/or whenever you like
  • 2 2.1 (si) cuando él lo dice será verdad if he says so then it must be true cuando yo te digo que es un fresco … didn't I tell you he had a nerve? 2.2 (con valor adversativo) when se ha molestado cuando soy yo la que debería sentirse ofendida he's upset when really I'm the one who ought to feel offended ¿por qué me voy a preocupar cuando a él no le importa? why should I worry if o/or when he doesn't care?
  • 3 (en locuciones/in phrases) cada cuando every so often, from time to time, now and then de vez en cuando from time to time, every so often, now and then cuando más or mucho at (the) most, at the outside cuando no if not, even un recibimiento frío, cuando no descortés a cold, if not rude, welcome un término despectivo, cuando no grosero a derogatory, or even, vulgar term cuando menos at least cuando quiera whenever cuando quiera que ocurren estas tragedias … whenever these tragedies occur …

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adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
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In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.

There are 4 translations of cuando in English:

cuando2

prep

  • [familiar/colloquial] nos conocimos cuando la mili we met when we were doing our military service, we met during our military service yo estaba allí cuando la explosión I was there when the explosion happened o/or at the time of the explosion una ermita de cuando los moros a hermitage dating from Moorish times

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Word of the day pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.

There are 4 translations of cuando in English:

cuándo1

adv

  • when ¿cuándo llegaste? when did you arrive? ¿de cuándo es esa foto? when was that photo taken? ¿para cuándo estará terminado? when will it be ready (by)? ¿desde cuándo lo sabes? how long have you known? ¿desde cuándo se entra sin golpear? since when do you come in without knocking? nadie sabe cuándo se enteró nobody knows when she found out ¡cuándo sentará (la) cabeza! when is she going to settle down! ¡cuándo no! (América Latina/Latin America) as usual! llegó tardísimo — ¡cuándo no! he was very late — he always is! o/or [irónico/ironic] oh, just for a change!, he was very late — typical! o/or as usual!

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Word of the day pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.

There are 4 translations of cuando in English:

cuándo2

m

  • el cuándo the when el cómo, el cuándo y el dónde no me interesan I am not interested in the how, the when or the where

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Word of the day pegado
adj
su casa está pegada a la mía = her house is right next to mine …
Cultural fact of the day

In Spain, a privately owned school that receives no government funds is called a colegio privado. Parents pay monthly fees. Colegios privados cover all stages of primary and secondary education.