en el instituto

en el instituto
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (in an organization)
a. in the institute
Mi hermano trabaja en el instituto de salud mental.My brother works in the institute of mental health.
b. at the institute
Lucas está en el instituto. Regresará a casa a las 5 pm.Lucas is at the institute. He'll be back home at 5 pm.
2. (in an educational institution)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. in high school (as student)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Lucas todavía está en el instituto. Va a tomarse año sabático cuando se gradúe.Lucas is still in high school. He's going to take a year off after he graduates.
b. in secondary school (as student) (United Kingdom)
Nos conocimos en el instituto. Nos sentábamos al lado.We met in secondary school. We used to sit next to each other.
c. at the high school (as employee; at the building)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La feria de ciencias en el instituto donde trabajaba era la más popular.The science fair at the high school where I worked was the most popular.
d. at the secondary school (as employee; at the building) (United Kingdom)
Mi hermana trabaja como profesora en el instituto ubicado detrás del ayuntamiento.My sister works as a teacher at the secondary school located behind the town hall.
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