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Translation of en in English:

preposición/preposition

  • 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 he's an expert on the subject 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) 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/especially Latin America) in the morning/afternoon en la noche (especialmente América Latina/especially Latin America) at night no vi a nadie en todo el día I didn't see anybody all day

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