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"But also" is a conjunction which is often translated as "pero también", and "as well as" is a phrase which is often translated as "además de". Learn more about the difference between "but also" and "as well as" below.
but also(
buht
 
al
-
so
)
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (in addition)
a. pero también
What a tough choice! I like bacon, but also sausage.¡Qué decisión tan difícil! Me gusta el tocino, pero también la salchicha.
2. (rather)
a. sino también
Come have dinner with us. And not only you, but also your family.Ven a cenar con nosotros. Y no solo tú, sino también tu familia.
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as well as(
ahz
 
wehl
 
ahz
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (aditionally)
a. además de
The restaurant serves sushi as well as Chinese food.El restaurante sirve sushi además de comida china.
b. al igual que
I love to sing as well as dance.Me encanta cantar al igual que bailar.
c. y también
She saw his most recent movie, as well as a play he had been in.Ella vio su película más reciente, y también una obra teatral en la que había actuado.
2. (in comparisons)
a. tan bien como
I could never play soccer as well as my brother can. Nunca pude jugar al fútbol tan bien como puede mi hermano.
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