come in
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come in(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to tell someone they can enter)
a. adelante
Do you have a minute, Mr. Lewis? - Yes, of course! Come in!¿Tiene un minuto, Señor Lewis? - ¡Sí, claro! ¡Adelante!
2. (imperative; used to address one person)
a. pasa
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
Don't just stand at the door! Come in!¡No te quedes ahí en la puerta! ¡Pasa!
b. pase
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
Hello, Ms. Grover! Come in!¡Hola, Señorita Grover! ¡Pase!
3. (imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. pasen (plural)
Come in! Freddie, your friends are here!¡Pasen! ¡Freddie, tienes a tus amigos aquí!
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
4. (to enter)
a. entrar
Hurry; come in before the rain starts!¡Rápido, entra antes de que empiece a llover!
b. pasar
I'm here to see the doctor. - Come in and have a seat.Vine a ver al médico. - Pasa y toma asiento.
5. (to arrive)
a. llegar
I came in last in the race because I tripped.Llegué último en la carrera porque me tropecé.
6. (related to the tide)
a. subir
The tide came in and our horses didn't want to cross to the other side.Subió la marea y nuestros caballos no querían cruzar al otro lado.
b. crecer
Let's get off the beach before the tide comes in.Salgamos de la playa antes de que crezca la marea.
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come in
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (person)
a. entrar
2. (tide)
a. subir
c in!¡adelante!
to c in first/secondllegar en primer/segundo lugar
3. (have a role)
a. entrar
4. (colloquial)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
that's where you c inahí es cuando entras tú
to c in handy or usefulresultar útil, venir bien
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come in
[+person] entrar; [+train, person in race] llegar; [+tide] crecer
come in! ¡pase!; ¡entre!; ¡siga!; (LAm) the Tories came in at the last election en las últimas elecciones, ganaron los conservadores; where do I come in? y yo ¿qué hago?; y yo ¿qué pinto?; they have no money coming in no tienen ingresos or entradas; (LAm) he has £500 coming in each week tiene ingresos or entradas de 500 libras por semana; (LAm) he came in last (in race) llegó el último; it will come in handy vendrá bien; to come in for criticism/praise ser objeto de críticas/elogios; to come in on a deal tomar parte en un negocio
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