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"En" is a preposition which is often translated as "in", and "película" is a noun which is often translated as "movie". Learn more about the difference between "en" and "película" below.
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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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (cinema)
a. movie
No me gustó el final de la película.I didn't like the end of the movie.
b. film
En estos momentos ponen dos películas suyas en el cine.Two of his films are showing in theaters now.
2. (photography)
a. film
Tengo que cambiar la película de la cámara.I have to replace the film in the camera.
3. (layer)
a. film
La película hidrolipídica es una barrera protectora del cuerpo.The hydrolipidic film is one of the body's protective barriers.
4. (lie)
a. story
¡Déjate de películas!Enough of your stories!
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