como en

como en(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (exactly as in)
a. as in
Ojalá todo pudiera volver a ser como en aquellos tiempos. Éramos tan felices.I wish everything could be again as in those times. We were so happy.
b. the same as in
Aquí la gente sale mucho por la noche. - Sí, como en Madrid.People here go out a lot at night. - Yes, the same as in Madrid.
c. like in
En la película, ese personaje está casado, como en el libro, pero mientas que en el libro tiene hijos, en la película no.In the movie, that character is married, like in the book, but while in the book he has children, in the movie he doesn't.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Todos esos famosos viven como en una película. Nada que ver con la realidad.All those celebrities live as if they were in a movie. Nothing to do with reality.
Cuando Rodolfo se me declaró, yo me sentía como en una nube.When Rodolfo told me he loved me, I felt as if I were on a cloud.
2. (given that in)
a. since in
Como en Barcelona hay tanto tráfico, prefiero ir al centro en metro.Since in Barcelona there is so much traffic, I prefer to go to the center by metro.
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