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"Dobla a la izquierda" is a phrase which is often translated as "turn left", and "allí" is an adverb which is often translated as "there". Learn more about the difference between "dobla a la izquierda" and "allí" below.
dobla a la izquierda(
doh
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blah
 
ah
 
lah
 
ees
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kyehr
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dah
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(imperative; second person singular)
a. turn left
Dobla a la izquierda en la bifurcación y luego, a la derecha.Turn left at the fork, and then turn right.
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allí(
ah
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yee
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (indicating place)
a. there
Pon los libros allí en la mesa, por favor.Put the books there on the table, please.
2. (indicating time)
a. when
Allí fue cuando se dio cuenta de que podía cambiar.That's when he realized that he could change.
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