There are 2 translations of mientras in English:

mientras1

adv

  • 1 (al mismo tiempo) tb mientras tanto in the meantime, meanwhile yo caliento la comida, tú mientras (tanto) puedes poner la mesa I'll heat the food up and while I'm doing that you can set the table o/or and you can be setting the table meanwhile
  • 2 (especialmente América Latina/especially Latin America) (cuanto) mientras más se le da, más pide the more you give him, the more he wants mientras menos tenga que tratar con ella, mejor the less I have to deal with her the better

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 2 translations of mientras in English:

mientras2

conj

  • 2 2.1 (con idea de futuro, condición, etc) (+ subjuntivo/+ subjunctive) as long as mientras pueda/viva as long as I can/live mientras persistan en esa actitud no van a conseguir nada de él as long as they persist with that attitude o/or unless they change their attitude they won't get anywhere with him
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    2.2mientras (que) (siempre que) (+ subjuntivo/+ subjunctive) as long as mientras (que) él no se entere … as long as he doesn't find out …
  • 3mientras que (con valor adversativo) whereas, while él ha ganado varios premios, mientras que su hermano es totalmente desconocido he has won several awards while o/or whereas his brother is totally unknown

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.