Quick answer
"Come in" is a phrase which is often translated as "adelante", and "please" is an interjection which is often translated as "por favor". Learn more about the difference between "come in" and "please" below.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to tell someone they can enter)
a. adelante
Do you have a minute, Mr. Lewis? - Yes, of course! Come in!¿Tiene un minuto, Señor Lewis? - ¡Sí, claro! ¡Adelante!
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. pasa
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
Don't just stand at the door! Come in!¡No te quedes ahí en la puerta! ¡Pasa!
b. pase
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Hello, Ms. Grover! Come in!¡Hola, Señorita Grover! ¡Pase!
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. pasen (plural)
Come in! Freddie, your friends are here!¡Pasen! ¡Freddie, tienes a tus amigos aquí!
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
4. (to enter)
a. entrar
Hurry; come in before the rain starts!¡Rápido, entra antes de que empiece a llover!
b. pasar
I'm here to see the doctor. - Come in and have a seat.Vine a ver al médico. - Pasa y toma asiento.
5. (to arrive)
a. llegar
I came in last in the race because I tripped.Llegué último en la carrera porque me tropecé.
6. (related to the tide)
a. subir
The tide came in and our horses didn't want to cross to the other side.Subió la marea y nuestros caballos no querían cruzar al otro lado.
b. crecer
Let's get off the beach before the tide comes in.Salgamos de la playa antes de que crezca la marea.
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (polite expression)
a. por favor
Please, bring me a glass of water.Por favor, tráigame un vaso de agua.
2. (expression of annoyance)
a. por Dios
Could you just stop talking for a second, please!¡Por Dios! ¿Puedes dejar de hablar por un momento?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to prefer)
a. querer
The queen does what she pleases.La reina hace lo que quiera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to satisfy)
a. complacer
You're constantly trying to please people. Don't you get tired of it?Siempre estás intentando complacer a la gente. ¿No te cansas?
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