Quick answer
"Just" is an adjective which is often translated as "justo", and "every" is an adjective which is often translated as "cada". Learn more about the difference between "just" and "every" below.
just(
juhst
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (fair)
a. justo
We are defending a just cause here.Estamos defendiendo una causa justa.
2. (deserved)
a. merecido
It was a just punishment for his crimes.Fue un merecido castigo por sus crímenes.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (recently)
a. acabar de
I just washed the dishes and now I have to take out the trash.Acabo de lavar los platos y ahora me toca sacar la basura.
b. justo
I was just arriving when she left.Justo estaba llegando cuando ella se marchó.
c. ahora mismo
I was just deciding what to do.Ahora mismo estaba decidiendo qué hacer.
4. (barely)
a. justo
I made it to the station just before the train left.Llegué a la estación justo antes de partir el tren.
b. por poco
You just missed him. He'll be back after lunch.Te lo perdiste por poco. Regresará después del almuerzo.
5. (exactly)
a. justo
Our new house is just what I wanted.Nuestra nueva casa es justo lo que quería.
6. (only)
a. solo
Don't be angry; I was just asking.No te enfades, solo estaba preguntando.
b. solamente
I've been to New York just once.He estado en Nueva York solamente una vez.
c. nomás
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
He came late just to annoy me.Vino tarde para fastidiarme nomás.
7. (equally)
a. tan
My new computer is just as good as yours.Mi computadora nueva es tan buena como la tuya.
8. (emphatic)
a. verdaderamente
The new models are just amazing.Los nuevos modelos son verdaderamente asombrosos.
9. (simply)
a. sencillamente
It was just the best movie I've seen in years.Sencillamente fue la mejor película que he visto en años.
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every(
eh
-
vri
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (each)
a. cada
I try to enjoy every minute of the day.Trato de disfrutar cada minuto del día.
2. (all)
a. todo
I'll help you in every way possible.Te ayudaré de todas las maneras posibles.
3. (indicating recurrence)
a. cada
The gardener comes every two weeks.El jardinero viene cada dos semanas.
4. (all possible)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I wish them every success.Les deseo mucho éxito.
We have every right to be here.Tenemos todo el derecho de estar aquí.
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