para aquí y para allá

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para aquí y para allá(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. back and forth
¡Cuánto tiempo sin verte! - Sí, últimamente ando siempre para aquí y para allá por culpa del trabajo.It's been ages since I last saw you! - Yes, lately I've been all the time traveling back and forth because of my work.
b. up and down
Pasamos la tarde caminando para aquí y para allá en el centro comercial, pero no encontramos lo que buscábamos.We spent the afternoon walking up and down in the mall, but we didn't find what we were looking for.
c. to and fro
Deja de ir para aquí y para allá. Me estás poniendo nerviosa.Stop going to and fro. You're making me nervous.
d. from one place to another
¿Qué hicieron en Lanzarote? - Fuimos para aquí y para allá en el coche. Llegamos a conocernos bien la isla.What did you do in Lanzarote? - We drove from one place to another. We got to know the island well.
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