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Some other common conjunctions - Easy Learning Grammar Spanish

  • Here are some other common Spanish conjunctions:
  • como       as
Como es domingo, puedes quedarte en la cama.As it’s Sunday, you can stay in bed.
  • cuando       when
Cuando entré estaba leyendo.She was reading when I came in.
  • For information on cuando followed by the subjunctive, see The subjunctive.
  • pues       then, well
Tengo sueño. – ¡Pues, vete a la cama!I’m tired. – Then go to bed!
Pues, no lo sabía.Well, I didn’t know.
Pues, como te iba contando ...Well, as I was saying ...
  • mientras       while (referring to time)
Lava tú mientras yo seco.You wash while I dry.
Él leía mientras yo cocinaba.He would read while I cooked.
  • For information on mientras followed by the subjunctive, see The subjunctive.
  • mientras que       whereas
Isabel es muy dinámica mientras que Ana es más tranquila.Isabel is very dynamic whereas Ana is more laid-back.
  • aunque       although, even though
Me gusta el francés, aunque prefiero el alemán.I like French although I prefer German.
Seguí andando aunque me dolía mucho la pierna.I went on walking even though my leg hurt a lot.
Grammar Extra!aunque is also used to mean even if. In this case, it is followed by the subjunctive.

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