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"In" is a preposition which is often translated as "en", and "round" is an adjective which is often translated as "redondo". Learn more about the difference between "in" and "round" below.
in(
ihn
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (used to indicate location)
a. en
Your father is in the kitchen.Tu padre está en la cocina.
b. dentro de (inside of)
Dinner is in the fridge.La cena está dentro de la nevera.
2. (used to indicate time)
a. en
She was born in 1983.Nació en 1983.
b. dentro de (within)
I finished the third book in the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series in three days.Terminé el tercer libro en la colección "Una canción de hielo y fuego" dentro de tres días.
3. (at the conclusion of)
a. dentro de
We have to leave in five minutes, at the latest.Nos tenemos que ir dentro de cinco minutos, a más tardar.
b. en
You go on ahead. I'll meet you in a half hour.Tú ve. Yo te veo en media hora.
4. (used to indicate manner)
a. en
Does this dress come in red?Este vestido, ¿está disponible en rojo?
Try introducing yourself in Spanish.Intenta presentarte en español.
5. (after superlatives)
a. de
Lionel Messi is, without a doubt, the best soccer player in the world.Lionel Messi es, sin duda, el mejor futbolista del mundo.
6. (with ratios and quantities)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Four people in five preferred the first brand of soda.Cuatro de cada cinco personas prefirieron la primera marca de refresco.
The wedding party should come down the aisle in twos.El cortejo nupcial debe caminar por el pasillo de dos en dos.
7. (used to indicate activity)
a. en
I heard you can make a lot of money in sales.Oí que se puede hacer mucho dinero en ventas.
b. dedicarse a
He works in investment banking.Él se dedica a la banca de inversión.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
8. (inside)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Am I going to stand out here all day, or are you going to invite me in?¿Me voy a quedar parado aquí afuera el día entero, o me vas a invitar a pasar?
The dog won't come in until they open the door.El perro no entrará hasta que abran la puerta.
9. (present)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm afraid the doctor isn't in today.Me temo que el doctor no se encuentra hoy.
Is Denise in? I'd like to speak with her.¿Está Denise? Me gustaría hablar con ella.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
10. (fashionable)
a. de moda
Short skirts are no longer in.Las minifaldas ya no están de moda.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
11. (connection)
a. la palanca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He only got the job because his dad has an in with the company.Solo consiguió el puesto porque su papá tiene palanca dentro de la empresa.
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round(
raund
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (circular, spherical)
a. redondo
He has a round face and big eyes.Tiene la cara redonda con ojos grandes.
Some say if the belly is big and round it means that the mother is carrying a girl.Algunos dicen que si la barriga es grande y redonda, significa que la madre está esperando una niña.
2. (whole)
a. redondo
How much does it cost, in round figures?¿Cuánto cuesta en números redondos?
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (surrounding)
a. por
There's no one by that name round these parts.No hay nadie con ese nombre por estas partes.
b. alrededor
We sat round and waited for the class to begin.Estábamos sentados alrededor esperando que empezara la clase.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
4. (encircling)
a. alrededor de
There are cycle tracks round the city.Hay carriles bici alrededor de la ciudad.
5. (indicating movement around or through) (United Kingdom)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He went round the corner and disappeared from view.Dobló la esquina y lo perdí de vista.
Her ambition was to travel all round South America.Su ambición era de viajar por toda América del Sur.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (shape)
a. el círculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm cutting out a round with my scissors.Estoy cortando un círculo con mis tijeras.
7. (series)
a. la serie
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After a round of tests, their findings were inconclusive.Tras una serie de pruebas, no llegaron a conclusiones definitivas.
b. la ronda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The lecture ended with a round of questions.La clase acabó con una ronda de preguntas.
8. (sports)
a. el asalto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(boxing)
The boxer was knocked out in the third round.Noquearon al púgil en el tercer asalto.
b. el recorrido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(golf)
The round has 18 holes.El recorrido tiene 18 hoyos.
c. la partida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(cards)
I will win this round of poker.Voy a ganar esta partida de póquer.
d. la vuelta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of a competition or tournament)
We were knocked out in the second round of the championship.Quedamos eliminados en la segunda vuelta del campeonato.
9. (route, visit)
a. el recorrido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The delivery guy plans his round with a map.El repartidor planifica su recorrido con un mapa.
b. la ronda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The doctor does his rounds at eight o'clock.El médico hace la ronda de visitas en sala a las ocho.
10. (order for drinks)
a. la ronda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This round is on the house!¡Esta ronda corre a cuenta de la casa!
11. (weaponry)
a. el disparo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This machine gun can fire 30 rounds a second.Esta ametralladora es capaz de disparar 30 disparos por segundo.
b. la bala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He ran out of rounds for his gun.Se le acabaron las balas para la pistola.
12. (music)
a. el canon
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The refrain is sung as a round.El estribillo se canta en canon.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
13. (to make round)
a. redondear
Round the edges with sandpaper.Redondea los bordes con lija.
14. (to go around)
a. doblar
I rounded the corner and saw a beautiful church.Doblé la esquina y vi una iglesia bonita.
15. (mathematics)
a. redondear
You can round the numbers if you want to do quick calculations in your head.Puedes redondear los números si quieres hacer cálculos mentales rápidos.
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