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"On it" is a phrase which is often translated as "encima", and "in it" is a phrase which is often translated as "en él". Learn more about the difference between "on it" and "in it" below.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (on top)
a. encima
This cake has strawberry icing on it.Este pastel tiene glaseado de fresa encima.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
(informal)
(I'll do it)
a. estoy en ello
Can you mow the lawn? - On it.¿Puedes cortar el césped? - Estoy en ello.
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in it
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. en él (masculine)
Aren't you going to watch that documentary? - I watched a few minutes but wasn't really interested in it.¿No vas a ver el documental? - Vi unos cuantos minutos pero no estaba interesada en él.
b. en ella (feminine)
What do you know about the new ad campaign? - I know that those involved in it will be expected to work long hours.¿Qué sabes de nuestra nueva campaña publicitaria? - Sé que los que participen en ella tendrán que trabajar largas horas.
c. dentro
The book might be in my backpack. - I looked in your backpack, and I didn't see anything in it.Puede que el libro esté en mi mochila. - Miré en tu mochila y no vi nada dentro.
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