al fondo de
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al fondo de(
ahl
 
fohn
-
doh
 
deh
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (not in the foreground)
a. in the background of
Se veía nuestra casa al fondo de la foto.You could see our house in the background of the photo.
2. (not the front)
a. at the back of
Siempre me senté al fondo del aula.I always sat at the back of the classroom.
b. in the back of
Tuvimos que sentarnos al fondo del cine.We had to sit in the back of the movie theater.
c. to the back of
Nos fuimos al fondo de la sala.We went to the back of the hall.
3. (not the beginning)
a. at the end of
Al fondo del túnel, hay una puerta.At the end of the tunnel, there's a door.
b. to the end of
Vete al fondo del pasillo y gira a la derecha.Go to the end of the corridor and turn right.
4. (not the top)
a. at the bottom of
Hay muchas especies al fondo del océano.There are numerous species at the bottom of the ocean.
b. to the bottom of
El monstruo marino solía arrastrar marineros al fondo del océano.The monster would drag sailors to the bottom of the ocean.
5.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to the truth)
a. to the bottom of
El director está tratando de llegar al fondo del asunto.The principal is trying to get to the bottom of this.
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