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"In the back" is a phrase which is often translated as "en la parte posterior", and "at the back" is a phrase which is often translated as "en la parte de atrás". Learn more about the difference between "in the back" and "at the back" below.
in the back(
ihn
 
thuh
 
bahk
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. en la parte posterior
This wine is okay, but the good stuff is in the back.Este vino está bien, pero lo bueno está en la parte posterior.
b. en la parte trasera
If you go in the back, you can see what the restaurant used to look like before it was remodeled.Si entras en la parte trasera, puedes ver cómo era el restaurante antes que lo remodelaran.
c. en la parte de atrás
Do you have these shoes in another size? - Let me check in the back.¿Tienen estos zapatos en otra talla? - Déjame buscar en la parte de atrás.
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at the back(
aht
 
thuh
 
bahk
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. en la parte de atrás
Is the garden at the back or at the front?¿El jardín está en la parte de atrás o en la parte de delante?
b. en la parte trasera
If you're looking for the entrance, it's at the back.Si buscan la entrada, está en la parte trasera.
c. en la parte posterior
The dress has a bow at the back.El vestido tiene un lazo en la parte posterior.
d. al fondo
The cool kids sit at the back.Los chicos cool se sientan al fondo.
You can pick up your medications at the back of the pharmacy.Puede recoger sus medicamentos al fondo de la farmacia.
e. en el fondo
It turns out the T-shirt I'd lost was at the back of the closet.Resulta que la camiseta que había perdido estaba en el fondo del armario.
f. al final
There's a very interesting article at the back of the magazine.Hay un artículo muy interesante al final de la revista.
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