en paz
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en paz(
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pahs
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (with peacefulness)
a. in peace
Vine al campo para huir de los problemas que tenía. Solo quiero vivir en paz.I came to the country to get away from my problems. I just want to live in peace.
b. at peace
Jorge dice no tener remordimientos por lo que hizo y estar en paz consigo mismo.Jorge says he feels no remorse for what he did and he's at peace with himself.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Todo estaba en paz junto al río. Solo se oía el rumor del agua.Everything was peaceful by the river. Only the murmur of the water could be heard.
Me gusta venir aquí a ver amanecer cuando el mar está en paz.I like to come here to see the sun rise when the sea is calm.
2. (not at war)
a. in peace
Los dos países llevan años viviendo en paz.The two countries have lived in peace for years now.
b. at peace
Tras una larga guerra, la nación está por fin en paz con sus vecinos del norte.After a long war, the nation is finally at peace with its northern neighbors.
3. (not in debt)
a. even
Aquí tienes los $20 que me prestaste la otra noche. Ya estamos en paz.Here's the $20 dollars I borrowed from you the other night. Now we're even.
b. quits
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Aún tengo que devolverte €50 y entonces estamos en paz.I still have to pay you back €50, and then we're quits.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(used after "y" to express final decision)
a. that's that
¡De quedarte aquí solo ni hablar! Te vienes con nosotros a ver a la tía Lola y en paz.No way you're staying here on your own! You're coming with us to see aunt Lola and that's that.
b. that was that
En la cárcel, si protestabas, te ponían en aislamiento y en paz.In jail, if you complained, you were held in solitary confinement and that was that.
c. end of story
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Como no encuentre inquilino, vendo la casa y en paz.If I can't find a tennant I'm selling the house, end of story
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