tener en común
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tener en común(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to have in common
El idioma no es lo único que los españoles y los mexicanos tienen en común.The language is not the only thing Spaniards and Mexicans have in common.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La samba brasileña y la rumba cubana tienen mucho en común con la música africana.The Brazilian samba and the Cuban rumba have a lot in common with African music.
¿Por qué no te apuntas a un club de ajedrez? Sería una oportunidad para conocer a gente con la que tengas algo en común.Why don't you join the chess club? It'd be a chance to meet like-minded people.
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