within
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within(
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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. (inside of)
a. dentro de
You have the right to travel freely within the borders of our country.Tiene derecho a viajar libremente dentro de las fronteras de nuestro país.
2. (not beyond)
a. dentro de
Ask for whatever you want on your birthday, within reason.Pide lo que quieras para tu cumpleaños, dentro de lo razonable.
b. a menos de
I prefer that my workplace be within five miles of my home.Prefiero que mi lugar de trabajo esté a menos de cinco millas de mi hogar.
3. (related to time)
a. dentro de
You should finish the questionnaire within ten minutes.Deberías acabar el cuestionario dentro de diez minutos.
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within
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (inside)
a. dentro de
problems within the partyproblemas en el seno del partido
2. (not beyond)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
he lives within a few kilometers of the city centervive a pocos kilómetros del centro
within a radius of ten milesen un radio de diez millas
within limitsdentro de un orden, hasta cierto punto
within reasondentro de lo razonable
within sighta la vista
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to come within an inch of doing somethingestar en un tris de hacer algo
within the lawdentro de la legalidad
4. (time)
a. en menos de
within an houren menos de una hora
within the next five yearsdurante los próximos cinco años
they died within a few days of each othermurieron con pocos días de diferencia
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
5. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
from withindesde dentro
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within [wɪðˈɪn]
preposition
dentro de
I want it back within three days quiero que me lo devuelvas dentro de tres días; here within the town aquí dentro de la ciudad
to be within call estar al alcance de la voz
to live within one's income vivir conforme a los ingresos
to be within the law no rebasar los límites de la ley; atenerse a la legalidad
a voice within me said ... una voz interior me dijo ...
the police arrived within minutes la policía llegó a los pocos minutos
the village is within a mile of the river el pueblo dista poco menos de una milla del pueblo
we were within 100 metres of the summit faltaban 100 metros para que llegáramos a la cumbre; within a year of her death a poco menos de un año de su muerte
within a radius of ten kilometres en un radio de diez kilómetros
the shops are within easy reach las tiendas están cerca
within the stipulated time dentro del plazo señalado
within the week antes de terminar la semana
to be within an inch of estar a dos dedos de
adverb
dentro
car for sale - apply within se vende coche - razón dentro or infórmese adentro; (LAm)
from within desde dentro; desde el interior
a with-it dress un vestido a la moda he's not very with-it no está al tanto (de lo que se lleva) sorry, I'm not very with-it today lo siento, hoy no estoy muy despierto (d)espabilado to get with-it
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