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"In order" is a phrase which is often translated as "en orden", and "allow" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "permitir". Learn more about the difference between "in order" and "allow" below.
in order(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (organized intentionally)
a. en orden
List the books in order from most to least expensive.Hacer una lista de los libros en orden del menos caro al más caro.
b. ordenado
Ask the students to line up in order of height.Pide a los estudiantes ponerse en fila ordenados por altura.
2. (so that)
a. para (preposition)
I went to the grocery store in order to buy some milk.Fui al supermercado para comprar leche.
3. (well-organized)
a. ordenado (adjective)
Everything's in order inside your fridge! I'm impressed!¡Todo está ordenado adentro de tu refrigerador! ¡Me impresiona!
b. organizado (adjective)
That woman's room is so organized!¡El cuarto de esa mujer es tan organizado!
4. (planned appropriately)
a. en orden
Everything's in order for our trip to Spain.Todo está en orden para nuestro viaje a España.
b. en regla
The bake sale was a mess before, but now everything's in order.Antes, la venta de galletas estaba un desastre, pero ahora todo está en regla.
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allow(
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lau
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to permit)
a. permitir
We're not allowed to smoke in the office.No nos está permitido fumar en la oficina.
b. dejar
He allows me to pick pears from his tree whenever I want.Me deja recoger peras de su árbol cuando quiera.
2. (to let enter)
a. admitir
Dogs are not allowed in the store.No se admiten perros en la tienda.
b. dejar entrar
They wouldn't allow us in because we weren't suitably dressed.No nos dejaron entrar porque no íbamos vestidos para la ocasión.
3. (to allocate)
a. dejar
Be sure to allow time for homework after school.Asegúrate de dejar tiempo para la tarea después de la escuela.
b. calcular
Allow at the very least two hours to reach Madrid.Calcula como mínimo dos horas para llegar a Madrid.
4. (to accept)
a. reconocer
I have to allow that she's great fun.Tengo que reconocer que es una persona muy divertida.
5. (to grant)
a. permitir
The committee did not allow the building of a skyscraper in that location.El comité no permitió que se construyera el rascacielos en esa localización.
6. (to give)
a. dar
We're allowed one hour for lunch.Nos dan una hora para comer.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (to make provision for; used with "for")
a. tener en cuenta
You must also allow for travel expenses.Tienes que tener también en cuenta los gastos de viaje.
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