aun
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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. (general)
a. even
Aun los atletas profesionales necesitan descansar de vez en cuando.Even professional athletes have to rest every once in a while.
El crucero fue todo una experiencia. ¡Aun vimos ballenas!The cruise was an amazing experience. We even saw whales!
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aun
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (general)
a. even
aun estando cansado, lo hizoeven though he was tired, he did it
ni aun puesta de puntillas logra vershe can't see, even on tiptoe
aun asíeven so
aun así, deberías decirle algoeven so, you ought to say something to her
ni aun así lograron la victoriaeven then they still didn't manage to win
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (general)
a. even
aun los más fuertes lloraneven the strongest people cry
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aun
adverb
1 (incluso) even
yo pagaría mil y aun dos mil I'd pay a thousand, even two thousand; aun siendo tan joven es muy responsable even though he's so young he's very responsible; aun los ricos sufrirán la crisis even the rich will suffer the effects of the crisis
2
aun así: aun así, no creo que fuera even so, I don't think I'd go; es muy rica y aun así trabaja she's very rich but she still works
3
aun cuando: aun cuando me lo rogara, no se lo daría even if he begged me I wouldn't give it to him; va en camisa aun cuando hace frío he goes around in a shirt even when it's cold
4
ni aun not even; no lo aceptaría ni aun regalado I wouldn't accept it even as a present; ni aun pagándome haría yo eso I wouldn't do that (even) if you paid me; y ni aun así lo haría and I wouldn't do it even then
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "aun"
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aun así
even so
aun cuando
even though
aun si
even if
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