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"Again" is an adverb which is often translated as "de nuevo", and "then" is an adverb which is often translated as "entonces". Learn more about the difference between "again" and "then" below.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (once more)
a. de nuevo
After she left, I had to clean all over again.Después de que se fue, tuve que limpiarlo todo de nuevo.
b. otra vez
My parents are both getting married again next year.Mis padres se casan otra vez el año que viene.
c. nuevamente
Can you read your poem again for us?¿Nos leerías tu poesía nuevamente?
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I've made a mistake. - Well, you'll have to do it all over again.Me he equivocado. - Pues tendrás que volverlo a hacer desde el principio.
If it happens again, I'll call the police.Si vuelve a pasar, llamaré a la policía.
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then(
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (in that case)
a. entonces
If you eat healthy food, then you won't get sick.Si comes comida sana, entonces no te enfermarás.
2. (at that moment)
a. entonces
Make sure to finish your work by then.Asegúrate de terminar tu trabajo para entonces.
3. (next)
a. luego
Now it's my turn, then yours.Ahora es mi turno, luego el tuyo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (at that time)
a. entonces
When I was a teenager, the then president visited my parents' restaurant.Cuando era menor, el entonces presidente visitó el restaurante de mis padres.
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