Quick answer
"Continues" is a form of "continue", a transitive verb which is often translated as "continuar". "Continued" is an adjective which is often translated as "continuo". Learn more about the difference between "continues" and "continued" below.
continue(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to resume)
a. continuar
The students continued their work after recess.Los estudiantes continuaron con su trabajo después del recreo.
b. reanudar
Let's continue this conversation after lunch.Reanudemos esta conversación después del almuerzo.
2. (to remain)
a. seguir
The ladies continued talking all afternoon.Las señoras siguieron platicando toda la tarde.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to resume)
a. continuar
The clinical trial will not continue after these problems.El ensayo clínico no continuará después de estos problemas.
4. (to remain)
a. seguir
The president of the United States will continue in office.El presidente de los Estados Unidos seguirá en su cargo.
5. (to extend)
a. continuar
The road continues through the mountains for another 100 km.El camino continúa por las montañas unos 100 km más.
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continued(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (uninterrupted)
a. continuo
The president has shown a continued commitment towards the welfare of the country's citizens.La presidenta ha mostrado un compromiso continuo con el bienestar de los ciudadanos del país.
b. constante
The continued use of computers can affect one's sight.El uso constante de las computadoras puede afectarle la vista.
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