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in

American English: /ɪn/
British English: /ɪn/

preposition

  • 1 1.1 (indicating place, location) in the drawer/kitchen
    en el cajón/en la cocina
    in Detroit/Japan
    en Detroit/en (el) Japón
    our friends in Detroit
    nuestros amigos de Detroit
    he's in a meeting
    está en una reunión
    está reunido
    I've got something in my eye
    tengo algo en el ojo
    who's that in the photo?
    ¿quién es ese de la foto?
    in here/there
    aquí/allí dentro or (especially Latin America) adentro
    in life/business
    en la vida/los negocios
    to go out/lie in the sun
    salir/tumbarse al sol
    in the rain
    bajo la lluvia
    you can't go out in this weather
    no puedes salir con este tiempo
    he was sitting in the dark/shade
    estaba sentado en la oscuridad or en lo oscuro/a or en la sombra
    in the moonlight
    1.2 (with superlative) the highest mountain in Italy
    la montaña más alta de Italia
    the best restaurant in town
    el mejor restaurante de la ciudad
    the worst storm in living memory
    la peor tormenta que se recuerda
  • 2 (indicating movement) he went in the shop
    entró en la tienda
    they jumped in the pool
    se tiraron a la piscina
    se echaron a la alberca (Mexico)
    come in here
    ven aquí dentro or (especially Latin America) adentro
    go in there
    entra ahí
  • 3 3.1 (during) come in the afternoon/morning
    ven por la tarde/por la mañana
    ven en la tarde/en la mañana (Latin America)
    ven a la tarde or de tarde/a la mañana or de mañana (River Plate area)
    at four o'clock in the morning/afternoon
    a las cuatro de la mañana/tarde
    in spring/January/1924
    en primavera/enero/1924
    never in my life
    nunca en mi vida
    I haven't seen her in years
    hace años que no la veo
    in old age
    en la vejez
    in her old age she became more tolerant
    de vieja se volvió más tolerante
    he's in his forties
    tiene cuarenta y tantos
    3.2 (at the end of) in two months o two months' time
    dentro de dos meses
    I'll be back in a minute
    vuelvo dentro de un minuto or en un minuto
    she's going in two weeks
    se va dentro de dos semanas
    3.3 (in the space of) she did it in three hours
    lo hizo en tres horas
  • 4 4.1 (indicating manner) in a low voice
    en voz baja
    in dollars
    en dólares
    in French
    en francés
    they sat in a circle
    se sentaron en un círculo
    in rows/groups
    en filas/grupos
    in twos
    de dos en dos
    de a dos (Latin America)
    to break something in two
    partir algo en dos
    cut it in half
    córtalo por la mitad
    they came in their thousands
    vinieron miles y miles
    to work in wood
    trabajar con madera
    to paint in oils in bronze/silk
    de or en bronce/seda
    write in ink/pencil
    escriba con tinta/lápiz
    sonata in A minor
    sonata en la menor
    4.2 (wearing) he turned up in a suit
    apareció de traje
    the woman in the yellow hat
    la mujer del sombrero amarillo
    she was all in green
    iba toda de verde
    I look terrible in this
    esto me queda horrible
    are you going in that dress?
  • 5 (indicating circumstances, state) in sickness and in health
    en la salud y en la enfermedad
    in danger/a terrible state
    en peligro/muy mal estado
    the company is in difficulties/debt
    la empresa está pasando dificultades/está endeudada
    to be in a good mood
    estar de buen humor
    they gazed in admiration/disbelief
    miraban admirados/incrédulos
    he's in pain
    está dolorido
    they live in luxury
  • 6 (indicating occupation, membership, participation) he's in insurance/advertising
    trabaja en seguros/publicidad
    I was in the army
    estuve en el ejército
    are you in this scene?
    ¿actúas or sales en esta escena?
    we're all in this together
    estamos todos metidos en esto
  • 7 (indicating personal characteristics) it's not in his nature o character to bear a grudge
    no es de las personas que guardan rencor
    that's rare in a man of his age
    eso es poco común en un hombre de su edad
    it's not in her to be deceitful
    es incapaz de engañar a la gente
    I never thought she had it in her to get that far
    nunca creí que iba a ser capaz de llegar tan lejos
  • 8 (in respect of, as regards) it's 20cm in width
    mide or tiene 20cm de ancho
    they are eight in number
    son ocho
    low in calories
    bajo en calorías
    she's deaf in one ear they are very similar in character
    tienen un carácter muy parecido
    in itself which is cheaper? — there's not much in it
    ¿cuál es más barato? — no hay mucha diferencia
    what's in it for me?
    ¿y yo qué gano or saco?
  • 9 (indicating ratio) one in four
    uno de cada cuatro
    she's a girl in a million
    es única
    como ella no hay otra
  • 10 10.1 (+ gerund) in so doing, they set a precedent
    al hacerlo, sentaron precedente
    10.2in that (as conjunction) the case is unusual in that …
    el caso es poco común en el sentido de que or por el hecho de que …

adverb

in often appears as the second element of certain verb structures in English ( close in, hand in, stand in, etc). For translations, see the relevant verb entry ( close, hand, stand, etc).
  • 1 1.1 (inside) is the cat in?
    ¿el gato está dentro or (especially Latin America) adentro?
    in you go!
    ¡entra!
    he was in and out in a flash
    entró y salió como un rayo
    she's in for theft
    está en la cárcel por robo
    Example sentences
    • Mr Gilburn, who failed to appear in court, is thought to have moved in with a friend who lives locally.
    • He was in New York for the premiere of Tommy in 1975 and had decided to pop in on his admirer while he was in town.
    • The phone line for the office was put in on time and later today I am hoping to set up my internet connection.
    1.2 (at home, work) is Lisa in?
    ¿está Lisa?
    there was nobody in
    no había nadie
    Mr Strauch isn't in today
    hoy no está or no ha venido el señor Strauch
    Jane's never in before nine
    Jane nunca llega antes de las nueve
  • 2 2.1 (in position) she had her curlers/teeth in
    llevaba or tenía los rulos/dientes puestos
    the clutch has to be fully in
    hay que meter el embrague hasta el fondo
    Example sentences
    • She had previously enjoyed food with nuts in, including breakfast cereals, and she had eaten chicken curries at other restaurants.
    • Staying in on a day like this is criminal.
    • She turned to the government for help and they found her an apartment for her to live in.
    2.2 (at destination) the train isn't in yet
    el tren no ha llegado todavía
    application forms must be in by October 5
    las solicitudes deben entregarse antes del 5 de octubre
    the harvest is already in
    ya se ha recogido la cosecha
    Example sentences
    • Their first pieces of work would be due in on Wednesday or Thursday of first week.
    • I'm a bit disappointed that my flight out is Friday afternoon, which allowing for time differences gets in at 8pm.
    • Bearing in mind the flight is due in at 11.20 pm, you'll watch its progress on the internet up to 20 minutes before it's due to land.
    2.3 (available, in stock) is the book I ordered in yet?
    ¿ha llegado ya el libro que encargué?
    2.4 (in power)
    en el poder
    they're back in
    están nuevamente en el poder
    han vuelto a ganar las elecciones
  • 3 (involved) we were in on the planning stage
    participamos en la planificación
    we're doing the bank job tonight: are you in or not? [colloquial]
    esta noche asaltamos el banco ¿te apuntas o no? [colloquial]
    to be in for somethingyou're in for a thrashing!
    ¡la paliza que te espera or que te vas a llevar!
    you're in for it now!
    ¡ahora sí que te va a caer una buena!
    you don't know what you're in for!
    ¡no sabes la que te espera! [colloquial]
    it looks like we're in for some rain you're in for a big surprise
    te vas a llevar una buena sorpresa
    I'm in for the 100m
    me he apuntado a los 100 metros
    to be in on somethingI wanted to be in on the deal
    quería tener parte en el trato
    she was in on it from the start
    lo supo or estuvo al tanto desde el principio
    to be in with somebodyhe's in with a really bad crowd
    anda en muy malas compañías
    he's (well) in with the boss
    es muy amigo del jefe
    see alsoget in with
  • 4 (in time)
    más tarde
    three weeks in
    tres semanas más tarde

adjective

  • 1 1.1 (fashionable) [colloquial] (no comparative) black is in this season
    el negro está de moda or es lo que se lleva esta temporada
    jazz was the in thing
    el jazz era lo que estaba de moda or [colloquial] era lo in
    the in place
    el lugar de moda
    el lugar in [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Luigi's was a large and crowded restaurant that was clearly the in place for the in-crowd.
    • The very in words are slammin' and rockin'.
    • This year, monochromatic colors are the in thing.
    1.2 (exclusive, private) (before noun) an in joke
    un chiste para iniciados
    the in crowd
    el grupito
  • 2 (predicative) (in tennis, badminton, etc) the ball was in
    la pelota fue buena or cayó dentro or (especially Latin America) adentro
    Example sentences
    • Before I even came off the pick, I felt the shot was in.
    • As you can see, I held my finish and barely looked up even as the ball went in.
    • I don't think I got any first serves in today.

noun

  • 1 (access to) (American English) [colloquial] (no plural) to have an in with somebody
    tener palanca or (Spain) enchufe con alguien [colloquial]
  • 2
    also: ins plural
    2.1the ins and outs (of something)
    los pormenores (de algo)
    2.2 (American English) (people in office) the ins
    los que están en el poder

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