perpetual

perpetual
adjective
1. (never stopping) 
a. perpetuo 
The children were sad to learn that there was perpetual winter with no Christmas in that strange land.Los niños se entristecieron de saber que había perpetuo invierno sin Navidad en aquella extraña tierra.
b. continuo 
Your perpetual gripes are really starting to get me down.Tus quejas continuas están empezando a deprimirme.
c. constante 
The perpetual construction in front of my house is driving me nuts.Las obras constantes delante de mi casa me están volviendo loca.
d. eterno 
Pedro has a perpetual desire to discover new music.Pedro tiene un eterno deseo para descubrir música nueva.
perpetual
adjective
1. (eternal) 
a. perpetuo(a) 
2. (constant) 
a. continuo(a), constante 
3. (physics) 
a. no direct translation 
perpetual motionmovimiento perpetuo
perpetual [pəˈpetjʊəl]
adjective
(eternal) [+youth] eterno; [+smile, snow] perpetuo; (continuous) [+complaints] continuo; constante
he has a perpetual grin on his face tiene una sonrisa perpetua or permanente or (humorous) perenne en la cara; she is in a state of perpetual anxiety está en un perpetuo estado de preocupación; it was a perpetual reminder of her dependency on him era un constante recordatorio de su dependencia de él; his perpetual nagging gets on my nerves sus quejas constantes or continuas me ponen de los nervios
they were kept in perpetual darkness these perpetual complaints how to achieve perpetual youth
modifier
perpetual calendar (n) calendario (m) perpetuo
perpetual motion (n) movimiento (m) continuo
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