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Translation of en in English:


  • 3 3.1 (un tema/una especialidad/una cualidad)es licenciado en filosofía
    he has a degree in philosophy
    es un experto en la materia es muy bueno en historia
    he's very good at history
    supera a su hermana en inteligencia
    she surpasses her sister in intelligence
    3.2 (una proporción/un precio)ha aumentado en un diez por ciento
    it has gone up by ten per cent
    me lo vendió en $30
    he sold it to me for $30
    las pérdidas se calcularon en $50.000
    the losses were calculated at $50,000
  • 6 (en expresiones de tiempo) See examples: en verano
    in (the) summer
    en mayo/1947
    in May/1947
    en varias ocasiones
    on several occasions
    llegó justo en ese momento
    she arrived just at that moment
    just then she arrived
    en la mañana/tarde (especialmente América Latina)
    in the morning/afternoon
    en la noche (especialmente América Latina) no vi a nadie en todo el día
    I didn't see anybody all day

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