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aquí

Translation of aquí in English:

adverbio/adverb

  • 1 (en el espacio) here ¡ven aquí! come here! está aquí dentro/arriba it's in/up here voy a la tienda de aquí, de la esquina I'm going to the shop just here, on the corner aquí el señor quería hablar con usted this gentleman (here) wanted to have a word with you Martín, aquí Pepe, mi primo Martín, this is my cousin Pepe de aquí a la estación hay dos kilómetros it's two kilometers from here to the station ¡Ernesto, tú por aquí! Ernesto, what are you doing here? no soy de aquí I'm not from these parts o/or from around here pase por aquí, por favor come this way, please viven por aquí they live around here estuvo todo el día dando vueltas de aquí para allá she spent the whole day going to and fro o/or going from one place to another aquí Madrid [Radio] this is Madrid, Madrid calling las reformas tienen que comenzar aquí y ahora the reforms must begin right here and now he aquí el motivo del descontento [literario/literary] herein lies/lay the cause of their discontent [literario/literary] de aquí a la luna or La Habana [familiar/colloquial], este es mucho mejor, de aquí a la luna this one's much better, there's no comparison eras la más bonita de la clase, de aquí a La Habana you were far and away the prettiest girl in the class de aquí te espero (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial], había un atasco de aquí te espero there was a massive o/or an incredible traffic jam le pegaron una paliza de aquí te espero they beat the living daylights out of him [familiar/colloquial]

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