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"Into" is a preposition which is often translated as "en", and "move in" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "mudarse". Learn more about the difference between "into" and "move in" below.
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)
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.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(indicating an interest in)
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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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to set up home)
a. mudarse
We moved in two weeks ago and still haven't finished unpacking.Nos mudamos hace dos semanas y aún no hemos terminado de desempacar.
b. instalarse
After we move in, we're going to relax for a few days before returning to work.Después de instalarnos, vamos a relajarnos unos días antes de volver al trabajo.
c. irse a vivir
Denice moved in with her friend Barbara.Denice se fue a vivir con su amiga Bárbara.
2. (to come closer)
a. acercarse
You need to move in closer to get a good view.Debes acercarte más para verlo mejor.
3. (to intervene)
a. intervenir
Police moved in to start arresting people at the demonstration.La policía intervino para comenzar a arrestar a personas en la manifestación.
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