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"In school" is a phrase which is often translated as "en la escuela", and "at school" is a phrase which is also often translated as "en la escuela". Learn more about the difference between "in school" and "at school" below.
in school(
ihn
 
skul
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (education)
a. en la escuela
I learn something new every day in school.Aprendo algo nuevo todos los días en la escuela.
2. (higher education)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. en la universidad
One of my daughters left home already and the other is in school in Madison.Una de mis hijas ya se fue de casa y la otra está en Madison, en la universidad.
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at school(
aht
 
skul
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (in the building)
a. en la escuela
Micky always eats lunch at school.Micky siempre almuerza en la escuela.
b. en el colegio
They have to be at school by 8 am.Tienen que estar en el colegio para las 8 am.
2. (attending school) (United Kingdom)
a. ir a la escuela
My son is at school in our district.Mi hijo va a la escuela en nuestro distrito.
b. ir al colegio
Is your son still at school? - Yes, he's only 14.¿Tu hijo todavía va al colegio? - Sí, tiene solo 14 años.
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