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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (on the open water)
a. en alta mar
Life at sea can be lonely.La vida en alta mar puede ser solitaria.
b. en el mar
The sailors were at sea for eight weeks.Los marineros pasaron ocho semanas en el mar.
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This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
Captain Canales had spent half his life at sea.El capitán Canales había pasado media vida navegando.
How long have you been at sea? - A month.¿Cuánto tiempo llevas embarcado? - Un mes.
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