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en la que
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
a. in which (thing)
Fue una reunión en la que todo el mundo tuvo oportunidad de expresar su opinión.It was a meeting in which everyone had a chance to express their views.
b. on which (thing)
La llanura en la que descansa la ciudad está recorrida por dos ríos.Two rivers run through the plain on which the city stands.
c. in whom (person)
Elisa es una persona en la que confío plenamente.Elisa is a person in whom I fully trust.
d. where (place)
La pensión en la que estuvimos estaba muy limpia, y los dueños eran muy amables.The guesthouse where we stayed was very clean, and the owners were really nice.
e. when (time)
Estuve en Barcelona durante la semana en la que tuvo lugar la feria, y los hoteles estaban llenos.I was in Barcelona during the week when the fair took place, and the hotels were full.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La fiesta en la que estuvimos anoche fue muy animada.The party we went to last night was very lively.
Ya sabes la trampa en la que me vi metido por creerme lo que ella me dijo.You know the trap I found myself in just because I believed what she said.
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