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"Among" is a preposition which is often translated as "entre", and "amid" is a preposition which is also often translated as "entre". Learn more about the difference between "among" and "amid" below.
among(
uh
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muhng
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
preposition
1. (in midst of)
a. entre
He has been among the very best employees in the company for many years.Él ha estado entre los mejores empleados de la empresa por varios años.
There was a small clearing among the trees in the forest.Hubo un pequeño claro entre los árboles en el bosque.
2. (with each other)
a. entre
I don't like to see you fighting among yourselves.No me gusta verlos pelear entre sí mismos.
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amid(
uh
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mihd
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
preposition
1. (general)
a. entre
There amid the rubble and garbage, Eugenio spied a diamond ring.Allí entre los escombros y la basura, Eugenio divisó un anillo de diamantes.
b. en medio de
The treasurer handed in his resignation amid the controversy over the missing funds.El tesorero presentó su renuncia en medio de la polémica sobre los fondos faltantes.
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