trabaja en
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trabaja en(
trah
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bah
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (third person singular)
a. he works at (masculine)
¿A qué se dedica José? - Trabaja en una agencia inmobiliaria.What does Jose do for a living? - He works at a real state agency.
b. she works at (feminine)
Trabaja como vendedora en una tienda de muebles.She works as a saleswoman at a furniture store.
c. works at
Rosa es traductora autónoma y trabaja en casa.Rosa is a freelance translator and works at home.
d. he works in (masculine)
Carlos es médico y trabaja en un hospital.Carlos is a doctor and he works in a hospital.
e. she works in (feminine)
¿Trabaja su esposa en Madrid? - No, trabaja en Barcelona.Does your wife work in Madrid? - No, she works in Barcelona.
f. works in
Manolo trabaja en una oficina, pero lo que él quiere ser de verdad es ser jardinero.Manolo works in an office, but what he really wants to be is a gardener.
g. he works for (masculine)
Emilio es economista, pero trabaja en un bufete de abogados.Emilio is an economist, but he works for a law firm.
h. she works for (feminine)
Luisa es correctora y trabaja en una editorial.Luisa is an editor and she works for a publishing house.
i. works for
Laura trabaja en una empresa muy importante, pero no recuerdo cómo se llama.Laura works for a very important firm, but I can't remember how it's called.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(second person singular)
a. you work at
Trabaja en una cafetería del centro, ¿verdad? Yo soy un cliente habitual. ¿No le suena mi cara?You work at a downtown café, don't you? I'm a regular. Doesn't my face look familiar?
b. you work in
Si trabaja en el cine, debe conocer a muchos actores famosos.If you work in film, you must know a lot of famous actors.
c. you work for
Entonces trabaja en el banco solo por las mañanas. ¿Y qué hace por las tardes?So you work for the bank only mornings. And what do you do in the afternoons?
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