por la ciudad
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por la ciudad(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (in the city)
a. around the city
Necesitaba pensar y pasé varias horas vagando por la ciudad sin rumbo fijo.I needed to think and I spent several hours wandering aimlessly around the city.
b. around the town
¿Les gustaría dar una vuelta por la ciudad? Es muy bonita.Would you like to go for a walk around the town? It's very beautiful.
2. (across the city)
a. through the city
El río pasa por la ciudad y poco después desemboca en el mar.The river flows through the city and shortly afterwards into the sea.
b. through the town
La antigua carretera pasaba por la ciudad, pero luego hicieron esta autopista.The old road went through the town, but then they built this freeway.
3. (all over the city)
a. throughout the city
En dos días, la epidemia de cólera se había extendido por la ciudad.In two days, the cholera epidemic had spread throughout the city.
b. throughout the town
La voz se corrió muy rápido por la ciudad.The rumour spread very quickly throughout the town.
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