en medio
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en medio(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (in the central part)
a. in the middle
El suelo del salón estaba lleno de papeles y archivos. Mateo estaba sentado en medio.The living room's floor was covered in papers and files. Mateo was sitting in the middle.
b. in the center
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Ves este círculo? La línea que va desde el punto que hay en medio hasta su perímetro es el radio.Do you see this circle? The line drawn from the spot in the center to its perimeter is the radius.
c. in the centre (United Kingdom)
La casa tiene un inmenso jardín con un estanque justo en medio.The house has a huge garden with a pond right in the centre.
2. (among them)
a. in the middle
Hubo enfrentamientos entre la policía y los manifestantes. A mí me pilló en medio.There were clashes between the police and the demonstrators. I was caught in the middle.
b. in between
Luisa es mi hermana mayor y Teresa mi hermana pequeña. Yo estoy en medio.Luisa is my older sister and Teresa is my little sister. I'm in between.
3. (blocking the way)
a. in the way
¡Siempre estás en medio!You're always in the way!
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