throughout
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throughout(
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating space)
a. por todo
They own restaurants throughout the city.Tienen restaurantes por toda la ciudad.
b. en todo
His dishes are famous throughout the world.Sus platos son famosos en todo el mundo.
2. (indicating time)
a. a lo largo de
We have regular breaks throughout the course.Tenemos pausas de manera regular a lo largo del curso.
b. durante todo
He was a Catholic throughout his life.Fue católico durante toda su vida.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (completely)
a. completamente
The house is freshly painted throughout.La casa ha sido completamente pintada recientemente.
4. (from beginning to end)
a. todo el rato
She was silent throughout.Estuvo callada todo el rato.
5. (everywhere)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Please change commas to periods througout.Por favor, cambie todas las comas por puntos.
You must answer the questions throughout.Tienes que responder a todas las preguntas.
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throughout
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (place)
a. por todo(a)
2. (time)
a. durante todo(a), a lo largo de todo(a)
throughout the countrypor todo el país
throughout her lifedurante toda su vida
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (place)
a. en su totalidad
4. (time)
a. en todo momento
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throughout [θrʊˈaʊt]
preposition
1 (place) por todo
we have branches throughout the country tenemos sucursales por todo el país; there were flowers throughout the house había flores por toda la casa; the company is known throughout the world la compañía es conocida en todo el mundo
2 (time, process) durante todo
throughout last winter durante todo el invierno pasado; he was a socialist throughout his life fue un socialista durante toda su vida
adverb
1 (fully) completamente; (everywhere) en todas partes; por todas partes
the house is carpeted throughout la casa está completamente alfombrada
the hull is welded throughout
2 (time, process) de principio a fin
on this project, the emphasis has been on teamwork throughout en este proyecto, se ha hecho hincapié en el trabajo en equipo de principio a fin; the film was boring throughout la película fue aburrida de principio a fin; the weather was good throughout hizo buen tiempo todos los días
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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