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"Once" is an adverb which is often translated as "una vez", and "one time" is an adverb which is also often translated as "una vez". Learn more about the difference between "once" and "one time" below.
once(
wuhns
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (on one occasion)
a. una vez
I go running only once a week.Salgo a correr solo una vez a la semana.
2. (formerly)
a. antes
I once knew how to play the piano, but I've forgotten almost everything.Antes sabía tocar el piano, pero lo he olvidado casi todo.
b. en otro tiempo
This church was once a mosque.Esta iglesia fue en otro tiempo una mezquita.
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
3. (when)
a. una vez que
He fell exhausted to the ground once he crossed the finish line.Cayó exhausto al suelo una vez que cruzó la meta.
b. una vez
Once outside I felt better.Una vez fuera me sentí mejor.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (one occasion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I decided to agree to it this once.Decidí permitirlo solo por esta vez.
I only saw him the once.Solo lo vi una vez.
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one time(
wuhn
 
taym
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (once)
a. una vez
One time, I was riding my bike when I lost control and crashed into a tree.Una vez que iba montado en la bici, perdí control y choqué contra un árbol.
b. la vez
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Do you remember that one time we camped in the desert?¿Te recuerdas de la vez que acampamos en el desierto?
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