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American English: /mɪd/
British English: /mɪd/


  • in midJanuary/the mid1980s
    a mediados de enero/de la década de los 80
    a media mañana/tarde
    she cut me off in midsentence
    no me dejó terminar la frase
    me interrumpió en la mitad de la frase
    she was in her mid forties
    tenía alrededor de 45 años

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