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"Itself" is a pronoun which is often translated as "se", and "it is worth it" is a phrase which is often translated as "vale la pena". Learn more about the difference between "itself" and "it is worth it" below.
itself(
iht
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sehlf
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (reflexive)
a. se
History always seems to repeat itself.La historia siempre se parece repetir.
2. (emphatic)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Click here to go to the website itself.Haga clic aquí para dirigirse al sitio web en sí.
That remedy by itself was inoffensive.Ese remedio por sí solo era inofensivo.
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it is worth it
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. vale la pena
This book is long, but it is worth it to read it.Este libro es largo, pero vale la pena leerlo.
b. merece la pena
You might not get the job, but it is worth it to apply.Quizás no te den el trabajo, pero merece la pena solicitarlo.
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