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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. nunca
I have never been to London.Nunca he estado en Londres.
b. jamás
I'm never going to speak to him again!¡Jamás le volveré a hablar!
c. en mi vida
I never imagined I'd end up living in Los Angeles.En mi vida me imaginaba que acabaría viviendo en Los Angeles.
2. (for emphasis)
a. no
Wow, I never knew that polar bears have black skin.Guau, no sabía que los osos polares tienen la piel negra.
3. (expressing incredulity)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
And then I saw a leprechaun. - Never!Y luego vi un duende. - ¡No puede ser!
I told her what I thought of him. - You never!Le dije lo que pensaba de él. - ¡No te creo!
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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. (general)
a. nunca
never again!¡nunca más!
never mind!¡no importa!
she never said a wordno dijo ni una palabra
I've never met himno lo conozco de or
I never expected thisjamás hubiera esperado esto
he never even congratulated meni siquiera me felicitó
2. (colloquial)
well I never!¡no me digas!
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never [ˈnevəʳ]
1 (not ever) nunca
"have you ever been to Argentina?" "no, never" —¿has estado alguna vez en Argentina? —no, nunca; never leave valuables in your car no dejen nunca objetos de valor en el coche; you never saw anything like it nunca se ha visto nada parecido; I never believed him nunca le creí; never! ¡jamás!; never in all my life have I been so embarrassed en mi vida or jamás en la vida he pasado tanta vergüenza
never again! ¡nunca más!
scenes never before shown on TV imágenes (f) nunca vistas con anterioridad en televisión
it had never been tried before no se había intentado antes
never, ever do that again! ¡no vuelvas a hacer eso nunca jamás!
it's a lesson he'll never, ever forget es una lección que nunca jamás olvidará
I've never yet known him to fail no lo he visto nunca fracasar
2 (emphatic negative)
never! ¿en serio?; ¡no puede ser!; I had a free ticket but I never went tenía una entrada gratis pero no llegué a ir; I never expected to see him again no contaba con volverlo a ver; surely you never bought it? ¿pero lo has comprado de verdad?
you never did! ¿en serio?; ¡no puede ser!
never mind no importa; no te preocupes
never a one ni uno siquiera
well I never! ¡no me digas!; ¡no me lo puedo creer!
never a word did he say no dijo ni una sola palabra
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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