Translation of continue in Spanish:


continuar, v.

Pronunciation: /kənˈtɪnjuː//kənˈtɪnju/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (carry on)
    the meeting continued into the small hours la reunión continuó / se prolongó hasta altas horas de la noche
    • His prediction is that prices will continue to rise relentlessly.
    • This process continues until the computer can determine your competence in all areas of the test plan.
    • He pauses but continues to speak so fluently that Stephanie almost thinks he's reading from a script.
    • If the weather continues to get warmer and the ice caps continue to melt, the level of the sea would rise and several of the sea ports that we know would be submerged.
    • He said that it was unlikely families would be able to visit the scene of the attacks while the recovery operation continues but that he hoped they would be able to trace their loved ones.
    • The pair were verbally abused and had stones thrown at them when they confronted the gang, who continued to hang around for more than an hour.
    • He continued briefly at his position after his arrest in October of last year.
    • The tourism development at Eastern Passage has been scaled back to an eight-month operation, rather than continuing on a year-round basis.
    • There was another long pause before he continued, during which Faith felt both tingles of anticipation and dread.
    • The oil price continues to fall - it is now down some 10% since the conflict began three weeks ago.
    • He would much rather be judged on whether share prices continue to rise or fall ahead of a bid or profit warning.
    • There was a long pause before he continued and Raven thought she felt him looking at her.
    • I believe that by passing this legislation we will continue to maintain that position.
    • The wait continues for a positive ID on the human remains found in North Carolina.
    • He was to continue to hold this position until his own death.
    • Cleaning, maintenance and service operations will continue throughout the warm-down period.
    • He visibly flinched at the mention of that war but continued after an imperceptible pause.
    • I paused, then continued, assured that my prods would send him back to the castle.
    • Before continuing, they warmed their cold bodies around the morning fire.
    • After a brief pause she continues, ‘Well, if you have the time, I would like to have a word with you’.
    • He added that the rescue operation would continue throughout today and promised a full investigation into what happened.
    • Confronted with a red traffic light at the junction with Little Queen Street he swerved around waiting vehicles and continued.
    • The recovery and clear-up operation continued through the rest of the day and deep into the night.
    • It is extraordinary that the discussions continued throughout the day and, indeed, the night.
    • She paused and continued finally after the class stared at her for seemed like a very long time.
    • This continued to be the position at the time of the hearing.
    • In the office market, western Europe continued to strengthen its position last year.
    • He paused before continuing, and smirked, pointing at Amara.
    • This cycle continues throughout the security operation as events dictate.
    • It is because of this, and despite the constant attempts by central banks to inflate the currency, that prices are continuing to fall for consumer goods.
    • He paused before continuing, ‘Was it just me, or did Chloe look awfully pale in there?’
    • The best guess for the future stock market has to be that it will continue to fall in price.
    • The voltage is then incremented and the process continues until a determination is made as to the objects operability.
    • It's a test, designed to provoke an emotional response. Shall we continue?
    • This means the divot should start at the impact position and continue ahead of it.
    • How will they be able to continue to insist on price cuts of medicines by more than nine per cent every year?
    • Police in Wiltshire are continuing with the operation and more charges and arrests are expected within the next month.
    • He paused before continuing, pleased she hadn't snapped at him yet.
    • He paused before continuing, ‘At least, the childhood you prepared for me.’
    • It was unable to open its doors early today as the huge clean-up operation continued.
    • He politely checked the mobile with a quick glance each time, then continued without a pause.
    • Instead, companies continue to import and process raw coffee beans in Europe.
    • That radio call set off a recovery operation that is still continuing.
    • Miranda sighed and paused hesitantly before continuing.
    • Let's hope the weather continues to play a positive role.
    • Also the good news is that the price of memory is continuing to fall.
    • Many households are also having to adjust after their fixed-rate mortgage agreements end this summer after two years and property prices are continuing to fall.
    • As the operation continues, calls have been received from local residents expressing sympathy for those who have died.
    • Two patients were unable to continue their normal activities because of symptoms.
    • Tianna bit her lip again and paused before continuing.
    • The most important thing is that we stay positive and continue to try and play the passing game that has got us into this position.
    • The breadth of the billing confirms how many genres around the world continue to be warmed by it.
    • As she stoops to pick one up, more items fall out, and the process continues.
    • A massive clean-up operation is continuing in many parts of the city after Hallowe'en bonfires wreaked havoc in a number of green areas on Sunday night.
    • A cadenced curve of arched boxes undulates around the auditorium and continues in an arcade behind the stage.
    • Recruitment for the remaining forum positions is continuing.
    • The company's cash position continued to weaken over the last quarter, due to cash spent on acquisitions.
    • Foreign prices continue to fall, reducing the product's profitability still further.
    • Prices will continue to fall, and those financing deals will still be in place for months to come.
    • The 46 per cent burns he suffered on that day have required a series of operations, which continue to this day.
    • The company has closed its commercial printing operation but continues to sell print capacity on an out-sourced basis.
    • The hot weather looks set to continue for the rest of the week and into the weekend.
    • Wholesale prices of heroin continued to fall since the start of last year.
    • This persistence continued with the boy insisting that we have sweets at his employer's stall.
    • Before continuing, let me pause to address a certain issue.
    • Well, Miles, that's the latest that we have - that it isn't over, that the operation continues.
    • Are you willing to continue in the position if the President nominates you again?
    • Here he pauses, then continues, sounding like a cook admitting that a recipe is deceptively simple.
    • The pause continues until he determines that it is time to speak again.
    • The education process continues after the patient returns home through telephone calls and e-mail.
    • We will continue with these operations to protect the public.
    • Leaning against the car's roof once more he paused before continuing. ‘A message for you.’
    • It also falls short of answering nagging questions that continue to persist.
    • While lifting the need for a joint venture partner in order to set up operations, there will continue to be a limit on branch openings.
    • The heavy dew at this time of year reduces the need for watering but check if the weather continues to be warm and dry.
    • There was a slight pause before she continued, this time in a warmer tone.
    • Brian, what do you know at this time about how long this operation may continue?
    • The job destruction is continuing as the process of corporate restructuring intensifies.
    • While a clean-up operation continues, teachers are compiling lists of missing items.
    • Now the first is gone, the second will soon be gone and if the trend continues, the existence of the third will be in danger as well.
    • So if you treat me nice by reviewing, I'll definitely return the favour by continuing the story.
    • He turned swiftly on his heel and clapped for the music to resume and dancing to continue.
    • In my bag there is a notebook to continue writing my story and a lovely brand new journal to record my adventures.
    • The committee therefore recommended continuing evaluation of all recommended interventions and policies.
    • So today let us recommit ourselves to continuing history's great and necessary task.
    • Even when you're healthy again, Davies recommends continuing with your therapeutic regimen.
    • Another foreman was chosen and the trial continued, returning a verdict of guilty.
    • My project was partially done and my boss asked me to recommend somebody to continue my project.
    • We'll continue this tomorrow morning, then I'll attempt to make some sort of shape of it on its feet.
    • Therefore, the group recommended continuing the trial due to the still uncertain balance of risks and benefits.
    • However, the club are hopeful to have the tricky winger back among their number in the next few days to continue his trial.
    • Yet, even for those that continue or resume after a break, the issues don't end there.
    • The gas resumed its flow and continued for a very long time before stopping again.
    • In the meantime, he will continue telling the story of his life over and over, refining its delivery to a sheen as perfect as his prose.
    • Tomorrow we continue our series of special reports on genetically modified foods.
    • I recommit myself to continuing to work with that organisation to ensure its long-term viability.
    • He completed a total of 78 laps today and will continue testing tomorrow.
    • I imagine tomorrow you'll be continuing your search.
    • If you get a keyboard error, press F1 to resume and then continue pressing the F8 key once every second.
    • They've been arguing the motion to continue the trial, to push it back is what the defense wants.
    • Her slow travel on the ground continued for a while, and then she stood up.
    • The drive northwards will continue as the old North / South divide narrows.
    • He took a turn in the right direction, and continued to drive me home.
    • Not only that, but in both states, rain continued to travel downward rather than upward.
    • Yet we know from history that lines on graphs don't continue in the same direction forever.
    • These losses will keep rising as the bear market continues its relentless path to a distant future bottom.
    • While humming to herself happily, she continued walking in the direction of her next class.
    • They tried to continue on the main path, but the roots and branches had grown over many paths so they couldn't get through.
    • Justin pulled onto the main road and continued into the correct direction towards the highway.
    • They walk off the road in various directions and continue blithely on their way.
    • This makes perfect sense to your maintenance man, so Frank continues in the direction he proposed.
    • Tom, who told the Evening Press he did not want to comment, was believed to be continuing his travels down river today.
    • Instead, all he received was yet another eye roll as I continued in the direction of my dorm.
    • Let us all hope that the journey will continue in the right direction.
    • After taking in the views, the walk continues in the same direction northwards from the summit towards a wall on top of the plateau.
    • At the key intersection the road signs direct travelers to either continue west or turn south.
    • On the northeast side of the stope a small drift continued in a northeast direction.
    • I wrinkled my nose in her general direction and continued to my locker at the far end of the hallway.
    • As it passed us, it turned counterclockwise, but continued to travel in a straight line.
    • We have to make sure that he is denied the opportunity to continue moving in this direction.
  • 2

    proseguir formal
  • 3formal

    he is going to continue at school va a continuar / seguir estudiando
  • 4

    (go, extend)
    (road/canal) continuar
    (canal/road) seguir
    continue down the hill as far as the crossroads continúa / sigue bajando la cuesta hasta llegar al cruce
    • we continued on our way reanudamos el camino

transitive verb

  • 1

    (keep on)
    seguir con
    to continue -ing /to + inf continuar / seguir + ger
    • her work/health continues to improve su trabajo/salud continúa / sigue mejorando
    • she continued speaking/working continuó / siguió hablando/trabajando
  • 2

    seguir con
    proseguir formal
    to be continued continuará
    • continued on p 96 continúa en la pág 96
    • to continue -ing continuar / seguir + ger
  • 3

    (extend, prolong)