Translation of never in Spanish:
- 1(at no time)(more emphatic)he never helpsI've never heard anything like it!nunca ayudano ayuda nuncanever in all my life have I been so insulted¡nunca or jamás he oído nada semejante!never in a million years did I think I'd winen mi vida me habían insultado de ese modonever again will I try to help herjamás (en la vida) pensé que iba a ganarnever again would she see his facejamás volveré a tratar de ayudarlanever before had she experienced such painnunca más volvería a verlowe need our allies as never beforenunca había sentido tanto dolorit's never happened yetnecesitamos a nuestros aliados como nunca or más que nuncaExample sentences
- Throughout all this he never ever showed any remorse or any emotion for what he had done.
- She leapt out of bed and made him swear never ever to say anything like that again or it would put her off.
- We should not be so foolish as to believe these things will never return in the future.
- 2 2.1 (used for emphasis) See examples:she said she'd call but she never didreally? I never knew thatdijo que llamaría pero no llamóthey never once thanked me¿ah sí? no sabíashe never so much as said hellono me dieron las gracias ni una vezthis will never do!ni siquiera saludónever fear: Peter's here [humorous]¡esto no puede ser!2.2 (expressing incredulity) [colloquial] (in interjectional phrases) I walked all the way — never!no se preocupen que aquí estoy yoI told her everything — you never did!hice todo el camino a pie — ¡no me digas! or ¿en serio?well, I never!se lo conté todo — ¡no te creo! or ¡mentira!he did it! — he never! (British English) [colloquial]¡qué increíble! or ¡pues, vaya!lo logró — ¡no! or ¡mentira!Example sentences
- What me? Never!
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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.