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"Continual" is an adjective which is often translated as "continuo", and "continuous" is an adjective which is also often translated as "continuo". Learn more about the difference between "continual" and "continuous" below.
continual
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (frequent)
a. continuo
They ignored continual warnings not to swim in the sea.Hicieron caso omiso de las advertencias continuas de no bañarse en el mar.
b. constante
The old man had been the victim of continual attacks and robberies by a local gang.El anciano había sido víctima de constantes agresiones y robos por una pandilla del barrio.
2. (continuous)
a. constante
We live in a state of continual worry.Vivimos en un estado de preocupación constante.
b. continuo
After 30 years of continual struggle, we are beginning to see progress.Después de 30 años de lucha continua, empezamos a ver progreso.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (constant)
a. continuo
Learning a new language is a continuous and cumulative process.Aprender un idioma nuevo es un proceso continuo y acumulativo.
b. ininterrumpido
I'm looking forward to a continuous weekend of rest and relaxation.Estoy esperando un fin de semana ininterrumpido de descanso y relajación.
2. (grammar)
a. continuo
Don't use the continuous tense unless you are describing an ongoing action.No uses el tiempo continuo a menos que estés describiendo una acción en desarrollo.
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