adentro
Usage note
When referring to "adentro" as "inside", you can also use "dentro". Ex. "Dentro de la casa hace más calor."
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (interior)
a. inside
Adentro de la casa hace más calor.It's warmer inside the house.
b. in
Ven adentro o pillarás un resfriado.Come in or you will catch a cold.
c. indoors
Prefiero estar adentro cuando hace calor así.I'd rather be indoors when it's this hot.
2. (sea)
a. open
El agua es tormentosa mar adentro.The water is rough in the open ocean.
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adentro
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. inside
quédate adentro y no salgasstay inside o indoors and don't go out
le clavó el cuchillo muy adentrohe plunged the knife deep into her
tierra adentroinland
mar adentroout to sea
adentro deinside
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
para mis/tus/ etc adentrosto myself/yourself/etc
sonrió para sus adentroshe smiled to himself
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adentro
adverb
1 especialmente (Latinoamérica)
2
mar adentro out at sea; out to sea; tierra adentro inland; ¡adentro! come in!
preposition
adentro de (Latinoamérica) (dentro de) inside; adentro mío inside myself
1 (S. Cone) indoors; inside the house
2 adentros (de persona) innermost being
singular
; (s)
innermost thoughts
dijo para sus adentros he said to himself; reírse para sus adentros to laugh inwardly
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Phrases with "adentro"
Here are the most popular phrases with "adentro." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
adentro de
inside
mar adentro
out to sea, out at sea
lo contrario de "adentro" es "afuera"
the opposite of "adentro" is "afuera"
arriba, abajo, al centro y adentro
bottoms up
Examples
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