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"Durante" is a preposition which is often translated as "during", and "a lo largo" is a phrase which is often translated as "lengthwise". Learn more about the difference between "durante" and "a lo largo" below.
durante(
doo
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rahn
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teh
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (over a period of time)
a. during
¿Qué hiciste durante las vacaciones de invierno?What did you do during winter break?
b. in
Se recomienda llevar gafas de sol durante el verano.We recommend wearing sunglasses in the summer.
c. for (before a specific period of time)
Mi compañía me ha dado una prima anual durante 10 años.My company has given me an annual bonus for 10 years.
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a lo largo(
ah
 
loh
 
lahr
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goh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (in the direction of the longest side)
a. lengthwise
Pele las papas y córtelas a lo largo en rodajas finas.Peel the potatoes and cut them lengthwise into thin slices.
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