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"De nuevo" is an adverb which is often translated as "again", and "otra vez" is an adverb which is also often translated as "again". Learn more about the difference between "de nuevo" and "otra vez" below.
de nuevo(
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nweh
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boh
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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).
1. (general)
a. again
Nos paramos un rato para descansar y después partimos de nuevo.We stopped to rest for a while, and then we set off again.
b. once again
Has cocinado una cena deliciosa de nuevo, mi amor.Once again, you've cooked a delicious dinner, my dear.
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otra vez(
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behs
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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).
1. (once more)
a. again
Otra vez se me echó a perder el carro. Necesito uno nuevo.My car broke down again. I need a new one.
b. once more
Si te tengo que decir que limpies tu cuarto otra vez, tendremos un problema.If I have to tell you to clean your room once more, we're going to have a problem.
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