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"Into" is a preposition which is often translated as "en", and "interested in" is a phrase which is often translated as "interesado en". Learn more about the difference between "into" and "interested in" below.
into(
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (indicating motion)
a. en
Get into bed and I'll read you a story.Métete en la cama y te leo un cuento.
b. a
We went into the house as soon as it started to rain.Entramos a la casa en cuanto empezó a llover.
2. (indicating change)
a. en
He turned into an honest man.Se convirtió en un hombre honesto.
b. a
Can you translate this word into German?¿Puedes traducir esta palabra al alemán?
3. (indicating physical contact)
a. contra
The truck crashed into the wall.El camión chocó contra la pared.
b. con
I ran into an old friend as I was walking in the park.Me topé con una vieja amiga mientras caminaba en el parque.
4. (time)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Five minutes into Act II, he had a heart attack.A los cinco minutos de empezar el Acto II, sufrió un infarto.
The devaluation continued into the 1960s.La devaluación continuó hasta los años sesenta.
5. (in relation to)
a. de
There is to be an inquiry into the election fraud.Van a hacer una investigación del fraude electoral.
6. (mathematics)
a. entre
Three into nine is three.Nueve entre tres son tres.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(indicating an interest in)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He used to be into drugs.Antes tomaba drogas.
I'm really into knitting.Me gusta mucho tejer.
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interested in(
ihn
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tihd
 
ihn
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (describing a male)
a. interesado en
Justin is interested in political science. He wants to run for office someday.Justin está interesado en las ciencias políticas. Quiere postularse para un cargo algún día.
2. (describing a female)
a. interesada en
Amy has always been interested in biology. She has won a lot of awards for her work.Amy siempre ha estado interesada en la biología. Ya ha ganado muchos premios por su trabajo.
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