around the corner
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around the corner(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (a short distance away)
a. a la vuelta de la esquina
The park is right around the corner from my house.El parque está a la vuelta de la esquina de mi casa.
b. doblando la esquina
My kids walk to school every day. The school is right around the corner.Mis hijos caminan a la escuela cada día. La escuela está doblando la esquina.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(imminent)
a. a la vuelta de la esquina
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
With the new administration, major changes are around the corner.Con el gobierno nuevo, cambios grandes están a la vuelta de la esquina.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (around a corner)
a. dar la vuelta a la esquina (verb phrase)
Be careful when you're riding your bike around the corner.Ten cuidado cuando des la vuelta a la esquina en bici.
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