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como de costumbre



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como de costumbre
     1. adv. as usual
           Como de costumbre, estoy borracho y lleno de pastillas.
             As usual, I'm drunk and full of pills.
Analysis
como
     1. adv. as (to such an extent or degree)
           No es tan alta como nosotras. - She's not as tall as us.
     2. adv. like, about (approximately)
           Hemos esperado como media hora. - We've waited like half an hour.
     3. conj. as (introducing a basis of comparison or equality)
     comer
          1. v. to eat
                ¿Cómo como? ¿Cómo cómo como? ¡Como como como! (classroom example of written accent)
                  How do I eat? What do you mean, how do I eat? I eat like I eat!
          2. v. (colloquial) to eat away, corrode
          3. v. (transitive, chess, board games) to capture a piece
de
     1. prep. of; ’s; used after the thing owned and before the owner
           Constitución española de 1812 - Spanish constitution of 1812
           la cola del perro - the dog’s tail
     2. prep. from
           Soy de España. - I’m from Spain.
costumbre
     1. n. habit
     2. n. custom, tradition

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