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"Dos veces" is an adverb which is often translated as "twice", and "tres veces" is an adverb which is often translated as "three times". Learn more about the difference between "dos veces" and "tres veces" below.
dos veces(
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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. (two times)
a. twice
Esta semana fui dos veces al cine.I went to the cinema twice this week.
2. (double)
a. twice
Se descubrió un exoplaneta que es dos veces mayor que la Tierra.An exoplanet has been discoverd that is twice the size of the Earth.
3. (two groups)
a. two batches
Como no caben todas las galletas en la bandeja del horno, habrá que hornearlas en dos veces.As there's no space for all the cookies in the overn tray, we'll have to bake them in two batches.
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tres veces(
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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. (in three occasions)
a. three times
Este año he estado tres veces en Madrid.I've been to Madrid three times this year.
2. (triple)
a. three times
El salario de Nerea es tres veces el mío, sin embargo, ella nunca llega a final de mes.Nerea's salary is three times mine, however, she can never manage to make ends meet.
3. (three groups)
a. three batches
Lo mejor es añadir el chocolate a la mezcla en tres veces, y sin dejar de remover.The best thing is to add the chocolate to the mixture in three batches, stirring constantly.
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