en plan
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en plan(
ehn
 
plahn
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(in the manner of)
Regionalism used in Spain
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a. just as
Irene y yo fuimos al cine, pero solo en plan amigos.Irene and I went to the movies, but just as friends.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(in the style of fashion of)
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a. like
Luis siempre se vestía en plan estrella de rock. Tenía una chaqueta de cuero y pelo largo.Luis always dressed like a rock star. He had a leather jacket and long hair.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(with the intention of; used with "de")
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to
Los aficionados del equipo contrario vinieron en plan de pelear.The fans of the other team came to pick a fight.
b. in order to
El dueño del piso venía en plan de echarnos.The owner of the apartment came in order to kick us out.
c. with the idea of
Vinieron en plan de ayudarnos con la mudanza, pero para cuando llegaron, ya habíamos terminado.They came with the idea of helping us move, but by the time they got here, we were already done.
4.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(something like)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. around
Pagamos en plan 15 euros por las dos entradas.We paid around 15 euros for both tickets.
b. kinda
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Para nuestro primer baile, pensamos en algo en plan lento y romántico.For our first dance, we were thinking of something kinda slow and romantic.
c. sorta
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Quiero que la decoración sea en plan sofisticada y minimalista.I want the decoration to be sorta sophisticated and minimalistic.
5.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(used to introduce direct speech)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. being like
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Eduardo me llamó en plan, "Te recojo a las ocho y luego vamos al bar".Eduardo called me being like, "I'll pick you up at eight and we'll go to the bar."
6.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(used to introduce an idea or explanation)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. basically
Rodrigo no viene porque va a otra fiesta. En plan, sus otros amigos son mejores que nosotros.Rodrigo is not coming because he's going to another party. Basically, his other friends are better than us.
7.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(used as a filler)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. like
Ya sé que el tío come mucho y tal, ¿pero pedirse en plan dos pizzas para él solo? ¡Qué asco, chaval!I know the guy eats a lot and so on, but ordering like two pizzas just for himself? That's gross, man!
b. I mean
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mira, tío, yo voy a dejar el instituto; en plan, lo que quiero es ponerme a currar ya, ¿sabes?Look, buddy, I'm dropping out; I mean, I just wanna get a job, you know?
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