into often appears as the second element of certain verb structures in English ( break into, look into, settle into, etc). For translations, see the relevant verb entry ( break, look, settle, etc). into is used in the structure verb + somebody + into + -ING ( to coax somebody into doing, to provoke somebody into doing, etc). For translations of these structures see the appropriate verb ( coax, provoke, etc).
- 1 1.1 (indicating motion, direction) to get into bedmeterse en la camato walk into a buildingentrar en or (esp (Latin America) ) a un edificioto translate something into Spanishtraducir algo al españolwe drove into townfuimos a la ciudad en cochethey helped him into the chairlo ayudaron a sentarse en el sillónshe sat staring into spaceestaba sentada mirando al vacíoshe dived into the poolse tiró a la piscinase echó a la alberca (Mexico)I dropped a coin into the waterdejé caer una moneda en el aguathe cat shot up into the airel gato salió volando por los airespour the milk into a bowlpon or echa la leche en un bolthe dog sank its teeth into my legel perro me clavó los dientes en la piernaa journey into the futureun viaje al futuroExample sentences1.2 (against) she walked into a tree
se dio contra un árbolhe drove into the other carchocó con el otro cocheExample sentences1.3 (Mathematics)3 into 15 goes o is 5
- The first thing that strikes you when you walk through the door into the cafe is the charming decor.
- She also said that she missed being able to walk out and jump into the swimming pool at her house.
- The conman stepped into the hall saying he was from the police and walked straight into the living room.
15 dividido (por) 3 or entre 3 es 5Example sentences
- Their call for action follows an incident last weekend where a car crashed into the wall of a house.
- A woman had a lucky escape when a car crashed into her kitchen just a few feet from where she was sitting.
- A young couple living in one of the cottages were asleep when the car crashed into their home.
- In the event of victory, the two agreed to the division of the peninsula into four states.
- Equal tempering is a system for breaking up each octave into twelve equal semi-tones.
- If enough teams apply, the second division will be split into a Conference North and South.
- 2 (in time, distance) ten minutes into the gamea los diez minutos de empezar el partidothey talked far into the nighthablaron hasta bien entrada la nochethey penetrated deep into the jungleentraron en el corazón de la selvathe project is well into its third yearel proyecto ya está bien adentrado en su tercer añoExample sentences
- His skill was in caricatures, a route which led him into a career as a political cartoonist.
- One route into the industry is to become a camera trainee on a feature film.
- However the journey times of routes into London from the North, East and South all fell.
- 3 (indicating result of action) we split into two groups roll the dough into a ballhaga una bola con la masathe snowman had melted into a puddleel muñeco de nieve había quedado convertido en un charcothe colors had merged into a muddy graylos colores se habían mezclado y había quedado un gris suciodon't let it boil into a mushno dejes que hierva hasta convertirse en puréExample sentences
- The food grows so well here that Robyn has plans to turn the surfeit into jams and pickles to sell from the Cascina.
- Vegetables are dried or pickled and fruits are also dried, candied, or made into jams.
- People turn into snails and violent and gruesome deaths seem to be the only way to escape the grisly vortex.
- This is where a manager uses all sorts of subterfuge to entice a player into leaving his present club.
- Some are genuinely injured, while others are cowed into submission by their clubs.
- While we were in France, we were tricking her into walking the odd step on her own.
- 4 (involved in) [colloquial]to be into something/
-ingshe's into 60's musicle gusta la música de los años sesentale ha dado por la música de los años sesenta [colloquial]she's really o heavily into jazzle ha dado fuerte por el jazz [colloquial]he's into some funny thingsanda metido en unas ondas raras or en unos rollos raros [colloquial]they're into drugsse droganat two, children are into everythinga los dos años, los niños son muy inquietos
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