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"Entre ellos" is a phrase which is often translated as "between them", and "entre sí" is a phrase which is often translated as "among themselves". Learn more about the difference between "entre ellos" and "entre sí" below.
entre ellos(
ehn
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treh
 
eh
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yohs
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used to indicate location)
a. between them (two elements)
Allí estaban Amparo y Mario. El pequeño Carlos estaba sentado entre ellos.There were Amparo and Mario. Little Carlos was sitting between them.
b. among them (several elements)
En comisaría le mostraron muchas fotos, pero su agresor no estaba entre ellos.She was shown many photos at the precinct, but her attacker wasn't among them.
c. amongst them (several elements)
La mesa estaba llena de papeles. Encontré esta carta entre ellos.The desk was full of papers. I found this letter amongst them.
2. (used to indicate collaboration)
a. between them
Todo lo hicieron entre ellos. No recibieron ninguna ayuda de sus profesores o de sus maestros.They did it all between them. They didn't get any help from their teachers or their parents.
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entre sí(
ehn
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treh
 
see
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. among themselves
Los delfines se comunican entre sí mediante sonidos.Dolphins communicate among themselves through sounds.
b. to each other
Clara y Jorge llevan un rato cuchicheando entre sí. Creo que traman algo.Clara and Jorge have been whispering to each other for a while now. I think they're up to something.
c. each other
Los cuatro amigos siempre se han ayudado mucho entre sí.The four friends have always helped each other a lot.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Las dos autopistas están conectadas entre sí por una carretera.The two freeways are connected by a road.
Los dos cuartos están comunicados entre sí por una puerta.The two rooms are connected through a door.
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