twice

twice(
tways
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (two times)
a. dos veces
He had to go to the store twice, because he forgot the milk the first time.Tuvo que ir a la tienda dos veces, porque se le olvidó la leche la primera vez.
2. (double the amount)
a. el doble
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You make twice as much money as I do. You pay for dinner.Ganas el doble de lo que gano yo. Tú paga la cena.
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twice
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
1. (general)
a. dos veces
twice as big as…el doble de grande que…
twice as slowel doble de lento(a)
it would cost twice as muchcostaría el doble
twice overdos veces
to think twice before doing somethingpensárselo dos veces antes de hacer algo
he didn't have to be asked twiceno hubo que pedírselo dos veces
twice [twaɪs]
adverb
dos veces
to do sth twice hacer algo dos veces; twice as much/many dos veces más; twice a week dos veces a la or por semana; she is twice your age ella tiene dos veces tu edad; es dos veces mayor que tú
twice the sum twice the quantity el doble
at a speed twice that of sound a una velocidad dos veces superior a la del sonido; A is twice as big as B A es el doble de B; A es dos veces más grande que B; she's twice the woman you are como mujer ella vale dos veces lo que tú; since the operation he is twice the man he was después de la operación vale dos veces lo de antes; to go to a meeting twice weekly ir a una reunión dos veces por semana; he didn't have to be asked twice no se hizo de rogar; no se lo tuve que pedir dos veces
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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