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"En" is a preposition which is often translated as "in", and "perfecto" is an adjective which is often translated as "perfect". Learn more about the difference between "en" and "perfecto" below.
en(
ehn
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating place)
a. in
Hay comida ya preparada en el supermercado.There's ready-made food in the supermarket.
b. on
Puedes poner los cubiertos en la mesa. You can put the silverware on the table.
2. (indicating time)
a. on
En 1969, aterrizamos en la luna.In 1969, we landed on the moon.
3. (indicating mode)
a. in
Si un oso te persigue, corre en zigzag.If a bear is chasing you, run in a zig-zag formation.
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perfecto(
pehr
-
fehk
-
toh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (flawless)
a. perfect
Tu trabajo fue perfecto.Your work was perfect.
2. (ideal)
a. perfect
Esta casa es perfecta para nuestra familia.This house is perfect for our family.
3. (total)
a. absolute
Mi jefa es una perfecta idiota.My boss is an absolute idiot.
b. complete
El ganador del premio de poesía de este año es un perfecto desconocido.The winner of this year's poetry prize is a complete unknown.
c. perfect
Mi abuelo era un perfecto caballero.My grandfather was a perfect gentleman.
4. (grammar)
a. perfect
Los tiempos perfectos indican acciones terminadas.Perfect tenses indicate finished actions.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
5. (fantastic)
a. perfect
¿Nos vemos a las cuatro? - ¡Perfecto!See you at four? - Perfect!
b. great
Ya compré todos los regalos. - ¡Perfecto!I already bought all the presents. - Great!
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