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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 some way)
a. de algún modo
They somehow managed to run into each other and both end up with head injuries.De algún modo se chocaron y ambos terminaron con heridas en la cabeza.
b. de alguna manera
They came from behind somehow and won the game.Iban perdiendo pero de alguna manera acabaron ganando el partido.
c. de alguna forma
I don't know what happened, but we somehow survived the hurricane.No sé lo qué pasó, pero de alguna forma sobrevivimos el huracán.
2. (for some reason)
a. por alguna razón
You look different somehow. - Well, I got a haircut yesterday.Te ves diferente por alguna razón. - Bueno, me cortaron el cabello ayer.
b. no sé por qué
Somehow, Alice was chosen to be the class president.No sé por qué, pero escogieron a Alice para ser la presidenta de la clase.
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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 some way or other)
a. de alguna manera
2. (for some reason or other)
a. por alguna razón
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somehow [ˈsʌmhaʊ]
1 (by some means) de algún modo; de alguna manera
I'll do it somehow de algún modo or de alguna manera lo haré; it has to be done somehow or other de un modo u otro or de una manera u otra tiene que hacerse
2 (for some reason) por alguna razón
somehow I didn't get on with her por alguna razón or no sé porqué, no me llevaba bien con ella; somehow I don't think he believed me no sé porqué, pero me parece que no me creyó; somehow or other I never liked him por alguna razón u otra nunca me cayó bien
it seems odd, somehow it seems somehow odd no sé porqué pero me parece extraño
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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