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further
American English: /ˈfərðər/
British English: /ˈfəːðə/

Translation of further in Spanish:

adverb

  • 1far 1 1 1.1 (in distance) See examples: they live even further away
    ellos viven aún más lejos
    how much further is it?
    ¿cuánto camino nos queda por hacer?
    we went a little further and came to a bridge
    avanzamos un poco más or seguimos adelante y llegamos a un puente
    we're getting further away from the city all the time
    nos estamos alejando cada vez más de la ciudad
    let's sit a little further back
    sentémonos un poco más atrás
    the last service station was nine miles further back
    la última gasolinera estaba nueve millas atrás
    you'll need to push it further in
    tendrás que meterlo más adentro
    further on, there's another set of traffic lights could you please move further down the bus?
    ¿podrían hacer el favor de correrse hacia el fondo del autobús?
    (you need) look no further!
    ¡no busques más!
    try and see further than your own interest
    trata de ver más allá de tu propio interés
    what I say must go no further than these four walls
    lo que diga no debe salir de estas cuatro paredes
    1.2 (in progress) See examples: the legislation should have gone further
    la legislación debería haber ido más lejos
    we're further from an agreement than when we started
    estamos más lejos de llegar a un acuerdo que cuando empezamos
    we're no further ahead than we were last week
    no hemos avanzado nada desde la semana pasada
    have you got any further with that essay?
    ¿has adelantado ese trabajo?
    we can't go any further until we receive their reply
    no podemos hacer nada más hasta que recibamos su respuesta
    1.3 (in time) See examples: we must look back even further
    tenemos que retroceder aún más en el tiempo
    this vase dates back even further
    este jarrón es aún más antiguo or data de una época aún anterior
    1.4 (in extent, degree) See examples: I'll look further into that possibility
    voy a estudiar esa posibilidad más a fondo
    please consider the matter further
    por favor estudie el asunto más detenidamente
    the situation is further complicated by her absence
    el hecho de que ella no esté complica aún más la situación
  • 2further to (in letters) (as preposition) further to your letter of June 6, …
    con relación a or en relación con su carta del 6 de junio, …

adjective

  • have you any further questions?
    ¿tienen más preguntas or alguna otra pregunta?
    I have no further use for the car
    ya no necesito (más) el coche
    please send me further details I have nothing further to say
    no tengo nada que agregar
    on further acquaintance, I began to like them
    al conocerlos un poco más, empezaron a gustarme
    there'll be a further meeting next week
    habrá una nueva reunión or otra reunión la semana que viene
    they wasted a further three weeks
    perdieron otras tres semanas
    until further notice

transitive verb

  • (cause/aims)
    (career/interests)
    Example sentences
    • All going to plan, this will expose each band to new ears, furthering their own audience development.
    • He saw it as the next step in the future of the town and a natural step forward in furthering the aims and objectives of the Development Association.
    • More importantly he's furthering his art-form by developing full hour shows.

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