Question on "werden immer"

ToddS12 October 14, 2018, 11:06 pm
In lesson 3.5, there are several examples using the verb, werden, such as:
 
Wir werden immer älter.
We are getting older.

But isn't "Wir werden" = we will 
immer = always

Obviously, these phrases aren't literal translations to English, but can someone provide some context behind using werden + immer?

Thank you.
Question on "werden immer"
Byron-K21 October 15, 2018, 1:09 am
My guess is it's like saying we always get older, kind of a resignation to one of the facts of life.
Question on "werden immer"
sfpugh October 15, 2018, 6:30 am
Werden ="to become" so wir werden means we become, it is used to make the future tense but it is not exactly the same as "will" in English.
You could translate your sentence literally as "We become always older".
 
Question on "werden immer"
ToddS12 October 15, 2018, 10:53 am
Thank you for the explanation. The text that I was using to learn the future tense was using "will" in the translation. 
Todd
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