anyway
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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 any case)
a. de todos modos
It's probably raining there anyway.Probablemente está lloviendo allí de todos modos.
b. de todas formas
I don't know what he's talking about anyway.De todas formas, no sé de qué habla.
c. de todas maneras
Despite the risk, some people continue to smoke anyway.A pesar del riesgo, algunas personas siguen fumando de todas maneras.
2. (at any rate)
a. bueno
Anyway, what were you saying before I interrupted you?Bueno, ¿qué decías antes de interrumpirte?
b. bien
Anyway, let's go.Bien, vámonos.
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anyway
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (however)
a. de todas maneras or formas, de todos modos
anyway, let's get back to what we were sayingbueno, volvamos a lo que estábamos diciendo
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anyway [ˈenɪweɪ]
anyways [ˈenɪweɪz] (US)
adverb
1 (in any event) de todas formas; de todos modos
anyway, you're here de todas formas or de todos modos, estás aquí; anyway, it's not my fault de todas formas or de todos modos, yo no tengo la culpa; he doesn't want to go out and anyway he's not allowed no quiere salir y de todas formas or de todos modos no le dejan; whose money is this anyway? de todas formas or de todos modos, ¿de quién es el dinero?; who needs men anyway? de todas formas or de todos modos, ¿quién necesita a los hombres?; anyway, why invite somebody you never speak to? de todas formas or de todos modos ¿por qué invitar a alguien con quien nunca hablas?
2 (regardless) de todas formas; de todos modos
I shall go anyway iré de todas formas or de todos modos; he's not supposed to drink but he does anyway se supone que no debe beber, pero lo hace de todas formas or de todos modos
3 (at least) al menos
it's not a good idea, I don't think so anyway no es buena idea, al menos eso es lo que yo pienso
4 (incidentally) por cierto
why are you going anyway? por cierto ¿por qué te vas?
what did she say anyway?
5 (continuing what has been said) en fin
anyway, as I was saying ... en fin, como decía antes ...; so anyway, this policeman came up to me and said ... en fin, este policía se me acercó y dijo ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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