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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (following her)
a. detrás de ella
Susie didn't even notice that I was sitting behind her in the movie theater.Susie ni siquiera se dio cuenta de que estaba sentada detrás de ella en el cine.
b. atrás de ella
Her mother told her off and the little girl walked behind her in tears.Su madre le regañó y la niñita iba llorando atrás de ella.
2. (in her past)
no direct translation
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
Lauren knew her acting days were behind her.Lauren sabía que ya no volvería a actuar.
Selena promised her husband that her gambling days were behind her.Selena le prometió a su marido que había dejado atrás su adicción al juego.
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