Quick answer
"Lead to" is a transitive verb phrase which is often translated as "llevar a", and "into" is a preposition which is often translated as "en". Learn more about the difference between "lead to" and "into" below.
lead to
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to result in)
a. llevar a
Raising the minimum wage will lead to a rise in prices.El aumento del salario mínimo llevará a una subida de precios.
b. conducir a
The assassination of the heir to the throne led the country to a civil war.El asesinato del heredero al trono condujo al país a una guerra civil.
2. (to be the way)
a. conducir a
This road leads to the cemetery.Este camino conduce al cementerio.
b. dar a
The red door leads to the back alley.La puerta roja da al callejón.
c. llevar a
This route leads to Highway 12.Esta carretera lleva a la autopista 12.
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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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