por medio de
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por medio de(
pohr
 
meh
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dyoh
 
deh
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (by employing)
a. by means of
Los resultados del experimento se analizan por medio de técnicas estadísticas.The experiment results are analyzed by means of statistical techniques.
b. by using
Los contrabandistas se comunicaban por medio de señales luminosas.The smugglers communicated by using light signals.
2. (via)
a. through
Nos pusimos en contacto con otros españoles por medio de la embajada.We got in touch with other Spaniards through the embassy.
b. by means of
Los dos edificios estaban conectados por medio de un pasadizo secreto.The two buildings were connected by means of a secret passage.
3. (down or across the center of)
a. along the middle of
¿Viste a esos niños andando por medio de la carretera? ¡Qué peligro!Did you see those children walking along the middle of the road? Isn't that dangerous?!
b. through the middle of
Cruzamos por medio del campo de golf, y nos llamaron la atención.We went through the middle of the golf course, and were told off.
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