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However

  • 1 however

    1) (in spite of that: It would be nice if we had more money. However, I suppose we'll manage with what we have.) sin embargo, no obstante
    2) ((also how ever) in what way; by what means: However did you get here?; However did you do that?) cómo
    3) (to no matter what extent: However hard I try, I still can't do it.) por más que
    however adv
    1. sin embargo
    I don't usually have supper, today, however, I'm hungry no suelo cenar, hoy, sin embargo, tengo hambre
    2. por mucho que
    however hard you try, you'll never succeed por mucho que te esfuerces, nunca lo consiguirás
    tr[haʊ'evəSMALLr/SMALL]
    1 (nevertheless) sin embargo, no obstante
    there are, however, other facts to consider sin embargo, hay otros hechos que considerar
    however much por más que, por mucho que
    3 (how) ¿cómo?
    however did she do it? ¿cómo diablos lo hizo?
    however [haʊ'ɛvər] adv
    1) : por mucho que, por más que
    however hot it is: por mucho calor que haga
    2) nevertheless: sin embargo, no obstante
    however conj
    : comoquiera que, de cualquier manera que
    adv.
    a pesar de eso adv.
    sin embargo adv.
    conj.
    empero conj.
    sin embargo conj.

    I haʊ'evər, haʊ'evə(r)
    1) (as linker) sin embargo, no obstante (frml)
    2) (used before adj or adv) ( no matter how)

    however hard she tried... — por más que trataba...

    locks, however strong, can be broken — las cerraduras, por fuertes que sean, se pueden romper

    3) ( interrog) cómo

    however did you manage that? — ¿cómo te las arreglaste para conseguir eso?


    II

    it's been a disaster, however you look at it — ha sido un desastre, lo mires por donde lo mires

    [haʊ'evǝ(r)]
    1. ADV
    1) (=nevertheless) sin embargo, no obstante

    most men, however, prefer black — la mayoría de los hombres, sin embargo or no obstante, prefieren el negro

    2) (=no matter how)

    however cold it is, we still manage to have fun — por mucho frío que haga, nos las arreglamos para pasarlo bien

    he'll never catch us however fast he runs — por muy rápido que vaya or por mucho que corra no nos alcanzará

    however hard she tried, she couldn't remember his name — por mucho or más que lo intentaba, no lograba acordarse de su nombre

    wait 10 to 15 minutes, or however long it takes — espera 10 ó 15 minutos, o los que sean necesarios

    the 5,000 spectators, or however many were there — los 5.000 espectadores, o los que fuesen

    take about a metre of fabric, or however much you need — toma un metro de tela o lo que necesites

    3) (in questions) (=how) cómo

    however did you manage to do that? — ¿cómo te las arreglaste para hacer eso?

    2.
    CONJ

    however it's done, it has to look right — se haga como se haga, tiene que quedar bien

    however we add it up, it doesn't come to 83 — lo sumemos como lo sumemos, no da 83, hagamos la suma como la hagamos, no da 83

    however you want or like — como quieras

    HOWEVER Unlike however, sin embargo and no obstante can never end a sentence; they must always go at the beginning of it or between the clauses:
    He has one problem, however Sin embargo, tiene un problema
    He does not expect to come out of the meeting with anything concrete, however No obstante, no espera salir de la reunión con nada concreto
    * * *

    I [haʊ'evər, haʊ'evə(r)]
    1) (as linker) sin embargo, no obstante (frml)
    2) (used before adj or adv) ( no matter how)

    however hard she tried... — por más que trataba...

    locks, however strong, can be broken — las cerraduras, por fuertes que sean, se pueden romper

    3) ( interrog) cómo

    however did you manage that? — ¿cómo te las arreglaste para conseguir eso?


    II

    it's been a disaster, however you look at it — ha sido un desastre, lo mires por donde lo mires

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  • 2 however

    adverb
    1) wie... auch; egal, wie (ugs.)

    I shall never win this race, however hard I try — ich werde dieses Rennen nie gewinnen, und wenn ich mich noch so anstrenge od. wie sehr ich mich auch anstrenge

    2) (nevertheless) jedoch; aber

    I don't like him very much. However, he has never done me any harm — Ich mag ihn nicht sehr. Er hat mir allerdings noch nie etwas getan

    however, the rain soon stopped, and... — es hörte jedoch od. aber bald auf zu regnen, und...

    * * *
    1) (in spite of that: It would be nice if we had more money. However, I suppose we'll manage with what we have.) wie auch immer
    2) ((also how ever) in what way; by what means: However did you get here?; However did you do that?) wie
    3) (to no matter what extent: However hard I try, I still can't do it.) wie auch
    * * *
    how·ever
    [haʊˈevəʳ, AM -ɚ]
    I. adv inv
    1. + adj (to whatever degree) egal wie fam
    \however hungry I am,... ich kann so hungrig sein, wie ich will,...
    \however angry/inexpensive/small egal wie böse/billig/klein
    2. (showing contradiction) jedoch
    I love ice cream — \however, I am trying to lose weight, so... ich liebe Eis — ich versuche jedoch gerade abzunehmen, daher...
    3. (by what means) wie um alles... fam
    \however did you manage to get so dirty? wie hast du es bloß geschafft, so schmutzig zu werden?
    II. conj
    1. (nevertheless) aber, jedoch
    there may, \however, be other reasons es mag jedoch auch andere Gründe geben
    2. (in any way) wie auch immer
    you can do it \however you like du kannst es machen, wie du willst
    \however you do it,... wie auch immer du es machst,...
    * * *
    [haʊ'evə(r)]
    1. conj
    1) jedoch, aber

    however, we finally succeeded — wir haben es schließlich doch noch geschafft

    2) (inf: oh well) na ja (inf), nun ja (inf)
    2. adv
    1) (= no matter how) wie... auch, egal wie (inf); (= in whatever way) wie

    however strong he iswie stark er auch ist, egal wie stark er ist (inf)

    however you do it —

    do it however you like — machs, wie du willst

    buy it however expensive it is — kaufen Sie es, egal, was es kostet

    however much you cry — und wenn du noch so weinst, wie sehr du auch weinst

    wait 30 minutes or however long it takes — warte eine halbe Stunde oder so lange, wie es dauert

    2) (in question) wie... bloß or nur
    * * *
    however [haʊˈevə(r)]
    A adv
    1. wie auch (immer), wenn auch noch so:
    however it (may) be wie dem auch sei;
    however you do it wie du es auch machst;
    however hard he tried sosehr er sich auch bemühte;
    however much we wish it wie sehr wir es auch wünschen
    2. umg wie (denn) nur:
    however did you manage that?
    B konj dennoch, (je)doch, aber, indes
    * * *
    adverb
    1) wie... auch; egal, wie (ugs.)

    I shall never win this race, however hard I try — ich werde dieses Rennen nie gewinnen, und wenn ich mich noch so anstrenge od. wie sehr ich mich auch anstrenge

    2) (nevertheless) jedoch; aber

    I don't like him very much. However, he has never done me any harm — Ich mag ihn nicht sehr. Er hat mir allerdings noch nie etwas getan

    however, the rain soon stopped, and... — es hörte jedoch od. aber bald auf zu regnen, und...

    * * *
    conj.
    aber konj.
    dennoch konj.
    doch konj.
    jedoch konj.

    English-german dictionary > however

  • 3 however

    [haʊ'evə(r)] 1.

    however hard I try, I can't — per quanto ci possa provare, non riesco

    however difficult the task is o may be, we can't give up per quanto il compito sia difficile, non possiamo arrenderci; however small she is o may be per quanto sia piccola; everyone, however inexperienced ognuno, per quanto inesperto; however much it costs qualunque sia il suo prezzo; however many people go per quante persone vadano; however long it takes,... — per quanto ci possa impiegare

    however they travel, they will find it difficult — in qualsiasi modo decidano di viaggiare, avranno delle difficoltà

    2.
    congiunzione comunque, tuttavia

    however, the recession is not over yet — tuttavia, la recessione non è ancora terminata

    they can, however, explain why — possono, comunque, spiegare perché

    if, however, you prefer to do... — se, tuttavia, preferite fare

    * * *
    1) (in spite of that: It would be nice if we had more money. However, I suppose we'll manage with what we have.) tuttavia, comunque
    2) ((also how ever) in what way; by what means: However did you get here?; However did you do that?) come
    3) (to no matter what extent: However hard I try, I still can't do it.) (per quanto)
    * * *
    [haʊ'evə(r)] 1.

    however hard I try, I can't — per quanto ci possa provare, non riesco

    however difficult the task is o may be, we can't give up per quanto il compito sia difficile, non possiamo arrenderci; however small she is o may be per quanto sia piccola; everyone, however inexperienced ognuno, per quanto inesperto; however much it costs qualunque sia il suo prezzo; however many people go per quante persone vadano; however long it takes,... — per quanto ci possa impiegare

    however they travel, they will find it difficult — in qualsiasi modo decidano di viaggiare, avranno delle difficoltà

    2.
    congiunzione comunque, tuttavia

    however, the recession is not over yet — tuttavia, la recessione non è ancora terminata

    they can, however, explain why — possono, comunque, spiegare perché

    if, however, you prefer to do... — se, tuttavia, preferite fare

    English-Italian dictionary > however

  • 4 however

    however [haʊˈevər]
       a. ( = nevertheless) cependant
    that is one reason. It is not, however, the only one c'est une raison. Ce n'est cependant pas la seule
       b. ( = no matter how) however tall he may be,... il a beau être grand,...
    however much money he has... il a beau être riche...
    however hard she tried, she couldn't remember my name malgré tous ses efforts, elle n'arrivait pas à se souvenir de mon nom
       c. ( = how on earth) (in questions) comment donc
    however did you manage to do that? comment donc as-tu réussi à faire ça ?
    however we tell her about this, she won't be pleased qu'on le lui dise d'une manière ou d'une autre, elle ne sera pas contente
    however you do it, it will never be right quoi que vous fassiez, ce ne sera jamais bien
    * * *
    [haʊ'evə(r)] 1.
    conjunction toutefois, cependant

    however, the recession is not over yet — toutefois, la récession n'est pas encore terminée

    they can, however, explain why — ils peuvent, cependant, expliquer pourquoi

    if, however, you prefer to do — si, toutefois, vous préférez faire

    2.

    however hard I try, I can't — j'ai beau essayer de toutes mes forces, je n'y arrive pas

    however difficult the task is ou may be, we can't give up — si difficile que soit la tâche, nous ne pouvons pas abandonner

    however small she is ou may be — si petite soit-elle

    everyone, however poor — chacun, si pauvre soit-il

    however they travel, they will find it difficult — quelle que soit la façon dont ils voyagent, ça va être difficile

    3) ( how)

    English-French dictionary > however

  • 5 however

    A conj ( nevertheless) toutefois, cependant, pourtant ; however, he did say that he would look into the matter il a toutefois dit qu'il examinerait la question ; however, the recession is not over yet toutefois, la récession n'est pas encore terminée ; they can, however, explain why ils peuvent, cependant, expliquer pourquoi ; if, however, you prefer not to accept the offer, we… si, toutefois, vous préférez refuser cette offre, nous… ; today, however, it looks as though the sun might come out aujourd'hui, pourtant, on a l'impression que le soleil va briller.
    B adv
    1 ( no matter how) however hard I try, I can't j'ai beau essayer de toutes mes forces, je ne peux pas ; however difficult the task is ou may be, we can't give up si difficile que soit la tâche, nous ne pouvons pas abandonner ; however profitable the company is ou may be… la compagnie a beau faire des bénéfices,… ; however rich/small she is ou may be si riche/petite soit-elle ; everyone, however poor/inexperienced chacun, si pauvre/inexpérimenté soit-il ; however often you tell me, I still won't believe you tu peux me le répéter aussi souvent que tu veux, je ne te croirai pas davantage ; however much it costs quel que soit le prix ; however many people go quel que soit le nombre de personnes qui y vont ; however long it takes, I'm not leaving quel que soit le temps que ça prendra, je ne partirai pas ;
    2 ( in whatever way) however you like comme tu veux ; however he does it, she won't like it quelle que soit la façon dont il s'y prend, ça ne lui plaira pas ; however they travel, they will find it difficult quelle que soit la façon dont ils voyagent, ça va leur paraître difficile ;
    3 ( how on earth) comment ; however did you guess? comment as-tu deviné?

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  • 6 however

    {hau'evə}
    I. 1. както и да
    HOWEVER you do it,... както и да го направиш...
    do it HOWEVER you can направи го, както можеш
    2. колкото и (да)
    he will never succeed, HOWEVER hard he tries никога няма да успее, колкото и да се старае/опитва
    HOWEVER did you manage to do it? как пък успя да го направиш? HOWEVER much/little колкото и много/малко
    II. cj обаче
    все пак, както и да e
    * * *
    {hau'evъ} adv 1. както и да; however you do it,... както и да го н(2) {hau'evъ} cj обаче; все пак, както и да e.
    * * *
    все; обаче;
    * * *
    1. do it however you can направи го, както можеш 2. he will never succeed, however hard he tries никога няма да успее, колкото и да се старае/опитва 3. however did you manage to do it? как пък успя да го направиш? however much/little колкото и много/малко 4. however you do it,... както и да го направиш.. 5. i. както и да 6. ii. cj обаче 7. все пак, както и да e 8. колкото и (да)
    * * *
    however[hau´evə] I. adv 1. както и да; wear your hair \however you like носи косата си както ти харесва; 2. колкото и (да); \however hard she tried nothing seemed to work колкото и да се опитваше, нищо не се получаваше; \however long it takes колкото и дълго да отнеме; 3. как, за бога; как, по дяволите; \however did you find this place? как за бога намери това място; II. conj обаче, все пак, но, както и да е; higher sales have not helped profits, \however увеличените продажби обаче не са усилили печалбите.

    English-Bulgarian dictionary > however

  • 7 however

    however [haʊ'evə(r)]
    (a) (indicating contrast or contradiction) cependant, pourtant, toutefois;
    I didn't see him, however cependant ou pourtant je ne l'ai pas vu;
    if, however, you have a better suggestion... si toutefois vous avez une meilleure suggestion (à faire)…
    (b) (with adj or adv) (no matter how) si... que + subjunctive, quelque... que + subjunctive;
    however nice he tries to be... si gentil qu'il essaie d'être...;
    all contributions will be welcome, however small si petites soient-elles, toutes les contributions seront les bienvenues;
    he'll never do it, however much or hard he tries quelque effort qu'il fasse, il n'y arrivera jamais;
    however cold/hot the weather même quand il fait très froid/chaud;
    however late/early you arrive, call me quelle que soit l'heure à laquelle tu arrives, appelle-moi;
    however long it takes (you) quel que soit le temps que cela (te) prend;
    however much he complains même s'il se plaint beaucoup
    (c) (in questions) (emphatic use) comment;
    however did he find it? comment a-t-il bien pu le trouver?
    (in whatever way) de quelque manière que + subjunctive, comme;
    it'll be fine, however you do it de quelque manière que vous le fassiez, ça ira;
    we can present it however you like or want on peut le présenter comme vous voulez

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  • 8 however

    Англо-русский синонимический словарь > however

  • 9 however

    1. [haʋʹevə] adv
    1. как бы ни; какой бы ни

    however you do it, the result is the same - как бы это ни делалось, результат будет тот же

    however hard he tried he didn't succeed - как он ни старался, у него ничего не вышло

    we are against interference, however slight - мы против вмешательства, каким бы незначительным оно ни было

    2. разг.
    1) int как?, как же?, каким образом?

    however did you manage to do it? - как вам (вообще) удалось сделать это?

    2) cj как, как только, как угодно

    do it however you can - делайте, как сможете

    arrange your hours however you like - располагайте своим временем (так), как вам заблагорассудится

    2. [haʋʹevə] cj
    тем не менее, однако; несмотря на это

    however, this is not common - тем не менее, это случается не так часто

    he didn't go to the theatre, however - и всё же он не пошёл в театр

    I cannot, however, approve of it - я, однако, не могу этого одобрить

    НБАРС > however

  • 10 ♦ however

    ♦ however /haʊˈɛvə(r)/
    A avv.
    1 comunque; in qualunque modo; per quanto: however that may be, comunque stiano le cose; however hard you may try, per quanto tu possa sforzarti; however rich you may be, per quanto ricco tu sia
    2 (fam., in frasi interr.) come: However did you make such a mess?, come hai fatto a combinare questo pasticcio?
    B cong.
    1 come; in qualsiasi modo: He can behave however he likes, può comportarsi come vuole
    2 comunque; nondimeno; però; eppure; tuttavia: I don't know; however, we shall see, non lo so; comunque, si vedrà; A lot of my friends like that singer; I don't, however, a molti miei amici quel cantante piace; eppure, a me no; On second thoughts, however, I accepted his offer, ripensandoci, tuttavia, accettai la sua offerta.
    NOTA D'USO: - how ever o however; what ever o whatever?-

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  • 11 however

    1) (in spite of that: It would be nice if we had more money. However, I suppose we'll manage with what we have.) alligevel; på trods heraf
    2) ((also how ever) in what way; by what means: However did you get here?; However did you do that?) hvordan
    3) (to no matter what extent: However hard I try, I still can't do it.) hvor meget end; uanset hvor
    * * *
    1) (in spite of that: It would be nice if we had more money. However, I suppose we'll manage with what we have.) alligevel; på trods heraf
    2) ((also how ever) in what way; by what means: However did you get here?; However did you do that?) hvordan
    3) (to no matter what extent: However hard I try, I still can't do it.) hvor meget end; uanset hvor

    English-Danish dictionary > however

  • 12 however

    however how∙ever adv. 1. used with an adjective or adverb to mean ˈto whatever degreeˈ • (与形容词或副词连用)无论到什么程度,不管多么:
    »He wanted to take no risks, however small.
    他再小的险也不想冒。
    »She has the window open, however cold it is outside.
    不管外面多冷她都开着窗户。
    »However carefully I explained, she still didnˈt understand.
    无论我解释得多么仔细,她还是没弄懂。
    【HELP】When ever is used to emphasize how, meaning ˈin what way or mannerˈ, it is written as a separate word: How ever did you get here so quickly? • 用 ever 来强调 how (意为"以何种方式")时要独立出现:How ever did you get here so quickly? 2. in whatever way • 不管怎样;无论如何:
    »However you look at it, itˈs going to cost a lot.
    不管你怎么看,它都要花很多钱。
    3. used to introduce a statement that contrasts with sth that has just been said • 然而;不过;仍然:
    »He was feeling bad. He went to work, however, and tried to concentrate.
    他感觉不舒服。但他仍然去上班,并且努力集中精神工作。
    »We thought the figures were correct. However, we have now discovered some errors.
    我们原以为这些数据正确。不过我们现在发现了一些错误。
    * * *
    [hau'evә]
    adv. 無論如何, 可是, 仍然, 究竟
    conj.
    不管用何種方法, 然而, 可是

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  • 13 however

    adv. hoe dan ook, echter
    --------
    conj. hoe?
    [ hauevvə], 〈in betekenis ook〉 howsoever
    bijwoordhoe … ookhoe dan ook, op welke wijze ook
    bijwoord echternochtans, desondanks
    〈bijwoord; informeel〉hoe (in 's hemelsnaam/toch)
    voegwoordhoe … maarzoals … maar
    voorbeelden:
    1   however you travel, you will be tired hoe je ook reist, je zult moe zijn
    2   I wanted to buy it; however, I decided not to ik wilde het kopen, toch besloot ik het niet te doen
         this time, however, he meant what he said deze keer echter meende hij het
    3   however did you manage to come? hoe ben je erin geslaagd te komen?
    4   I'll do it however you please ik zal het doen zoals je het wilt
         however he tried, it wouldn't go in hoe hij het ook probeerde, het wilde er niet in

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  • 14 however

    how·ever [haʊʼevəʳ, Am -ɚ] adv
    1) + adj ( to whatever degree) egal wie ( fam)
    \however hungry I am,... ich kann so hungrig sein, wie ich will,...;
    \however angry/ inexpensive/ small egal wie böse/billig/klein
    2) ( showing contradiction) jedoch;
    I love ice cream - \however, I am trying to lose weight, so... ich liebe Eis - ich versuche jedoch gerade abzunehmen, daher...
    3) ( by what means) wie um alles... ( fam)
    \however did you manage to get so dirty? wie hast du es bloß geschafft, so schmutzig zu werden? conj
    1) ( in any way) wie auch immer;
    you can do it \however you like du kannst es machen, wie du willst;
    \however you do it,... wie auch immer du es machst,...
    2) ( nevertheless) aber, jedoch;
    there may, \however, be other reasons es mag jedoch auch andere Gründe geben

    English-German students dictionary > however

  • 15 however

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    [English Word] however
    [Swahili Word] wala
    [Part of Speech] adverb
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    [English Word] however
    [Swahili Word] wa ama
    [Part of Speech] conjunction
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    [English Word] however
    [Swahili Word] bali
    [Part of Speech] conjunction
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    [English Word] however
    [Swahili Word] lakini
    [Part of Speech] conjunction
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    [English Word] however
    [Swahili Word] na
    [Part of Speech] conjunction
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    [English Word] however
    [Swahili Word] walakini
    [Part of Speech] conjunction
    [Derived Word] lakini N
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    English-Swahili dictionary > however

  • 16 however

    1. adv как бы ни; какой бы ни

    however you do it, the result is the same — как бы это ни делалось, результат будет тот же

    2. adv разг. как?, как же?, каким образом?

    they must be told the truth, however unpalatable it may be — им надо сказать правду, как бы неприятна она ни была

    3. adv разг. как, как только, как угодно

    do it however you can — делайте, как сможете

    4. cj тем не менее, однако; несмотря на это

    however, this is not common — тем не менее, это случается не так часто

    Синонимический ряд:
    1. although (adj.) although; in spite of; nevertheless; nonetheless; notwithstanding; regardless
    2. anyhow (other) anyhow; anyway; anywise; by hook or by crook; in any way; somehow; somehow or other; someway
    3. how (other) how; how in the world; how on earth
    4. nevertheless (other) after all; after all is said and done; all the same; at any rate; be that as it may; but; despite; even so; further; howbeit; in any case; in any event; in spite of everything; moreover; nevertheless; nonetheless; notwithstanding; per contra; regardless; still; still and all; still and all (US); though; withal; yet
    5. only (other) but; except; except that; only

    English-Russian base dictionary > however

  • 17 however

    1) (in spite of that: It would be nice if we had more money. However, I suppose we'll manage with what we have.) contudo
    2) ((also how ever) in what way; by what means: However did you get here?; However did you do that?) de que modo
    3) (to no matter what extent: However hard I try, I still can't do it.) por mais que
    * * *
    how.e.ver
    [hau'evə] adv 1 de qualquer modo, por qualquer meio. 2 por mais que. • conj porém, não obstante, contudo, todavia, entretanto. however it may be seja como for.

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  • 18 however

    [hau'evə]
    adv
    однако, тем не менее

    Later, however, he wrote her a letter. — Позже, однако, он написал ей письмо.

    USAGE:
    (1.) Связующее наречие however обычно стоит в начале предложения или перед основным глаголом и отделяется запятой: It is raining hard. However, we have to go out Идет сильный дождь. Однако нам надо идти. /Несмотря на это, нам надо идти. (2.) However может стоять перед прилагательным, но в этих случаях оно имеет усилительное значение, которое переводится как бы ни..., несмотря на то, что...: She always goes swimming, however cold the water is. Она всегда купается, как бы холодна ни была вода. (3.) See so, adv

    English-Russian combinatory dictionary > however

  • 19 however

    [hau'ɛvə(r)] 1. adv
    1) (but) 但是 [dànshì]

    I hoped he might offer me a job. However, he didn't. — 我希望他能给我一份工作。但是他并没有这么做。

    2) (with adj, adv) 不管怎样 [bùguǎn zěnyàng]

    However hard she tried, nothing seemed to work. — 不管她怎样努力,都不行。

    3) (in questions) 究竟怎样 [jiūjìng zěnyàng]

    However did you find me? — 你究竟怎样找到我的?

    2. conj
    (no matter how) 无论 [wúlùn]

    Wear your hair however you want. — 你想梳什么发型都行。

    I will wait for you however late you are. — 无论多晚我都会等你。

    English-Chinese new dictionary > however

  • 20 however

    1) (in spite of that: It would be nice if we had more money. However, I suppose we'll manage with what we have.) samt (sem áður)
    2) ((also how ever) in what way; by what means: However did you get here?; However did you do that?) hvernig í ósköpunum
    3) (to no matter what extent: However hard I try, I still can't do it.) sama hvernig

    English-Icelandic dictionary > however

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