Definition of 'anyway'
Example sentences containing 'anyway'
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Celebrity is whingeing about being paid millions for doing what you'd want to do anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you saw it, go again anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2017)And if you are worried enough to try this app, you should be going anyway. The Sun (2016)I would have told him to go f*** himself anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Football was always what I wanted to do anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But old men who think they're going to die anyway aren't very effective activists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And I'm not sure she has done her job that well anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Why not just spend the money improving roads anyway? Times, Sunday Times (2013)You need to do your job anyway. The Sun (2010)My spies tell me that her turntable work is pretty limited anyway. The Sun (2007)The school needs to know anyway so they are understanding if this affects her schoolwork. The Sun (2014)Your comments are unlikely to reach those you want them to anyway. The Sun (2015)Where the hell have they got to go anyway? Times, Sunday Times (2013)You stick with him so he has no reason to change anyway. The Sun (2015)Who else would pay him that money anyway? The Sun (2010)He may be taken off the job anyway next year. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But here the garden is limited anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Whose business is it anyway where anyone wants to send their money? Times, Sunday Times (2014)She said she was going to have a go anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Until the summer anyway when change will be inevitable. The Sun (2016)We have little money anyway and he just throws it away. The Sun (2013)Hazard could hurt you anyway he wanted. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was an egg that would have gone to waste anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They rarely change and anyway she eats like a sparrow. AT HOME WITH THE QUEEN: The Inside Story of the Royal Household (2002)Many refused the offer of money anyway. PHYLLOXERA: How Wine was Saved for the World (2004)His defensive options are limited anyway. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What did this Tory toff know about canoes anyway? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Too much is made of work defined as a job, anyway. Love, Medicine and Miracles (1990)The world knows anyway that Britain is a soft touch. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She took the job anyway, but the experience riled. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Perhaps that's all we needed to know anyway. The Sun (2010)Who set those limits, anyway? Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Trends of 'anyway'
Very Common. anyway is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'anyway'
British English: anyway /ˈɛnɪˌweɪ/ ADVERB
You use anyway or anyhow to give the idea that something is true even though other things have been said.
I'm not very good at golf, but I play anyway.
- American English: anyway
- Arabic: على أَيِّ حال
- Brazilian Portuguese: de qualquer maneira
- Chinese: 总之
- Croatian: ipak
- Czech: stejně
- Danish: alligevel
- Dutch: hoe dan ook
- European Spanish: de todos modos
- Finnish: joka tapauksessa
- French: de toute façon
- German: trotzdem
- Greek: εν πάση περιπτώσει
- Italian: comunque
- Japanese: とにかく
- Korean: 어쨌든
- Norwegian: likevel
- Polish: w każdym razie
- European Portuguese: de qualquer maneira
- Romanian: oricum
- Russian: как бы то ни было
- Spanish: de todos modos
- Swedish: i alla fall
- Thai: อย่างไรก็ตาม
- Turkish: neyse
- Ukrainian: в будь-якому разі
- Vietnamese: dù sao đi nữa
Definition of anyway from the Collins English Dictionary
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