whenever
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whenever(
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (every time that)
a. siempre que
Whenever we go to family reunions, we have lots of fun. Siempre que vamos a las reuniones familiares, nos divertimos mucho.
b. cada vez que
The cat purrs whenever you touch it.El gato ronronea cada vez que lo tocas.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (at whatever time)
a. cuando quiera
She can stop by my house whenever.Ella puede pasar por mi casa cuando quiera.
b. cuando sea
We can visit your parents whenever. It doesn't have to be this weekend.Podemos visitar a tus padres cuando sea. No tiene que ser este fin de semana.
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whenever
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (every time that)
a. cada vez que
I go whenever I canvoy siempre que puedo
2. (no matter when)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
come whenever you likeven cuando quieras
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (referring to unspecified time)
a. cuando sea
Sunday, Monday, or wheneverel domingo, el lunes o cuando sea
4. (in questions)
a. cuándo
whenever did you find the time to do all that?¿de dónde sacaste tiempo para hacer todo eso?
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whenever [wenˈevəʳ]
conjunction
1 (at whatever time) cuando
we can leave whenever it suits you nos podemos ir cuando quieras; come whenever you like ven cuando quieras
come in when you're ready
2 (every time) siempre que; cuando; cada vez que; cada que (informal); (Méx)
whenever I smell roses I think of Mary siempre que or cada vez que or cuando huele a rosas me acuerdo de Mary; whenever you see one of those, stop siempre que or cada vez que or cuando veas uno de esos, párate; I go whenever I can voy siempre que puedo; we will help whenever possible ayudaremos siempre cuando or que sea posible
adverb
1
Monday, Tuesday, or whenever el lunes o el martes o cuando sea
2 (in questions) cuándo
whenever did I say that? ¿cuándo dije yo eso?; whenever can he have done it? ¿cuándo demonios ha podido hacerlo?; whenever do I have the time for such things? ¿cuándo crees que tengo tiempo para estas cosas?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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