Quick answer
"Finally" is an adverb which is often translated as "por fin", and "in the end" is a phrase which is often translated as "al final". Learn more about the difference between "finally" and "in the end" below.
finally(
fay
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nuh
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li
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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. (after waiting)
a. por fin
Summer is finally here.Por fin ha llegado el verano.
2. (lastly)
a. finalmente
Finally, I would like to say that I am honored to be here tonight.Finalmente, quisiera decir que es para mí un honor estar aquí esta noche.
b. por último
And finally, don't forget to add a pinch of salt.Y, por último, no olvide añadir una pizca de sal.
3. (irrevocably)
a. de forma definitiva
The press release should finally dispel the nasty rumors about the actor.El comunicado de prensa debería disipar de forma definitiva los rumores sobre el actor.
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in the end(
ihn
 
thuh
 
ehnd
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. al final
It might not look like much, but in the end I know you'll like it. Quizá no parezca mucho, pero al final sé que te gustará.
b. finalmente
In the end, she earned the recognition that she always longed for. Finalmente, ganó el reconocimiento que siempre anhelaba.
c. al fin y al cabo
Don't worry about it. We're still family in the end. No te preocupes por eso. Seguimos siendo familia al fin y al cabo.
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