jamás
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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. (not ever)
a. never
Jamás se lo diría.I'd never tell him.
Yo no vuelvo a este sitio nunca jamás.I'll never ever come back to this place.
2. (for an undefined time)
a. ever
Te amaré para siempre jamás.I will love you forever and ever.
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jamás
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. never
no lo he visto jamásI've never seen him
la mejor novela que jamás se haya escritothe best novel ever written
jamás en la vida había visto algo asínever before had I seen such a thing, I'd never seen such a thing in all my life
nunca jamásnever ever
por siempre jamásfor ever more
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡jamás de los jamases!not in a million years!
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jamás
adverb
never; (con negación, en interrogación) ever
¡jamás! never!; ¿se vio jamás tal cosa? did you ever see such a thing?; el mejor amigo que jamás ha existido the best friend ever; ¡jamás de los jamases! never in your life!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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