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"En" is a preposition which is often translated as "in", and "para el desayuno" is a phrase which is often translated as "for breakfast". Learn more about the difference between "en" and "para el desayuno" 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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para el desayuno(
pah
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rah
 
ehl
 
deh
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sah
-
yoo
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noh
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. for breakfast
¿Necesitamos algo para el desayuno? - Sí. Nos falta leche.Do we need anything for breakfast? - Yes, we do. We need milk.
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