lejos de casa
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lejos de casa(
leh
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hohs
 
deh
 
kah
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sah
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (far from one's dwelling)
a. a long way from home
El supermercado está lejos de casa, por eso vamos a hacer la compra en coche.The supermarket is a long way from home. That's why we go to do the shopping by car.
b. far from home
¿Está el cine donde ponen la película lejos de casa? ¿Podríamos ir andando?Is the theater where they're showing the movie far from home? Could we walk there?
c. far away from home
Me gusta mucho ese restaurante. Además, no está lejos de casa.I really like that restaurant. Besides, it isn't far away from home.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Mis hijos van en autobús a la escuela porque está lejos de casa.My children go to school by bus because it's a long way from our house.
El gimnasio no queda lejos de casa, así que voy todos los días.The gym isn't far from my place, so I go every day.
2. (far from one's homeland)
a. far from home
He decidido no irme a vivir a Hong Kong. No quiero estar tan lejos de casa.I've decided not to go to live in Hong Kong. I don't want to be so far from home.
b. far away from home
Llevo mal estar lejos de casa, añoro mucho a mi familia.I hate being far away from home. I miss my family a lot.
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