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"Encantado" is an adjective which is often translated as "delighted", and "por mí" is a phrase which is often translated as "as far as I'm concerned". Learn more about the difference between "encantado" and "por mí" below.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (very pleased)
a. delighted
Estaría encantado de acompañarte al baile.I would be delighted to accompany you to the ball.
Estoy encantado con el rendimiento del equipo.I'm delighted with the team's performance.
2. (under a spell)
a. enchanted
La gente dice que esa casa está encantada.People say that house is enchanted.
b. bewitched (person)
La princesa encantada no se acordaba de su nombre.The bewitched princess couldn't remember her name.
3. (distracted)
a. in a trance
Mi amigo siempre parece estar encantado durante la clase de física.My friend always looks like he's in a trance during physics class.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4. (in social introductions)
a. pleasure
Te quiero presentar a mi esposa. - Encantado de conocerla. Soy Luis.I'd like to introduce you to my wife. - Pleasure to meet you. I'm Luis.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (children's game)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. freeze tag
Ven, vamos a jugar a los encantados.Come on, we're going to play freeze tag.
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por mí(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (as for me)
a. as far as I'm concerned
Por mí pueden votar a quien quieran. Yo me abstengo.You can vote whoever you like as far as I'm concerned. I'm abstaining.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Si tus padres quieren venirse, por mí bien.If your parents want to come, it's okay with me.
Pueden poner la música más alta si quieren. Por mí no hay inconveniente.You can play your music louder if you want. It's fine by me.
2. (to me or because of me)
a. for me
Sé que mis padres tienen buenas intenciones, que lo hacen por mí.I know that my parents mean well, that they're doing it for me.
3. (used in the passive voice)
a. by me
El artículo fue revisado por mí y después por un corrector de pruebas.The article was revised by me and then by a proofreader.
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