however

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Inglés[editar]

however
Received Pronunciation (AFI) /hɑʊˈɛv.ə/
EE. UU. (AFI) /haʊˈɛv.ɚ/
ciudad de Nueva York (AFI) /hɑˈwɛv.ə/
longitud silábica trisílaba

Etimología[editar]

Del inglés medio however, how-ever, how-evere.

Adverbio[editar]

1
Sin embargo, no obstante.
He told me not to do it. However, I did it anyway. / I did it anyway, however. / I, however, did it anyway.
She wanted to go; however, she decided against it.
I didn't argue with him; I still think, however, that he is wrong.
The results were, however, encouraging.
2
En contraste.
  • Ejemplo:

The conference itself went very well. The party afterwards, however, was a disaster.

3
En cualquier grado o extensión. Nota de uso: Utilizado con un adjetivo o un adverbio.
However clear you think you've been, many questions will remain.
However rich he may be, he cannot buy it.
4 Coloquial
De cualquier manera que a uno le guste o elija; de una manera accidental o espontánea.
I don't care; just do it however.
Nothing was really planned; things just happened however.
5
(interrogativo, en inglés) How ever: una forma enfática de how, usada para preguntar de que manera.
  • Ejemplo:

I thought it was impossible. However were you able to do it?

6 Obsoleto
En cualquier caso, de todas maneras, en todo caso.

Conjunción[editar]

7
Sin importar la manera en que.
Let me know when you've had your interview, however it goes.
However we do this, it isn't going to work.
8
De cualquier forma en que.
She offered to help however she could.
Wear your hair however you want.
9
(proscrito, en inglés) But, yet, though, although.
She wanted to go, however she decided against it.
He told me not to do it, however I did it. Lo correcto sería:
He told me not to do it; however, I did it. (adverbio)

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