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Somebody's sake

For

1

Demand

On

2

Advance

In

3

Debt

Deudas saldadas

Out of

4

A discount

Con descuento
to sell (sth) at a discount

At

5

Now on

From

6

Moderation

In

7

Your own

On

8

Town

Out of

9

Control

Under

10

A loss

At

to sell sth at a loss: vender algo con pérdida

to be at a loss for words: no encontrar palabras con qué expresarse

11

Means of

By

12

A change

For

13

The contrary

On

14

Vain

In

15

Sea

At

En alta mar
To be all at sea: estar en in lio

16

Nothing

For

17

disguise

In

18

The habit of

Tener costumbre de hacer algo

In

19

Your breath

Under

To say something and your breath: decir algo entre dientes

20

Chance

By

21

Odds with

At

En contra de, en contradiccion

22

The first time

For

23

one's surprise

To

24

Loan

On

25

No account

On

26

Peace

At

27

Surprise

By

28

The road

Off/on

Fuera de circulacion

On the road

29

Secret

In

30

Orders

Under

31

Impulse

On

Llevado x un impulso; impulsivamente

32

Doors

Out of

33

Popular request

By

34

An advantage

At

35

Jest

In

En broma

36

Hire

For

37

A profit

At

Ser rentable, dar ganancias

38

Particular

In

39

Stock

Out of
In


to take stock of [+ situation, prospects] evaluar
• [+ person] formarse una opinion

40

Behalf of

On

41

The impression

Under

42

Far

By

43

Approval

On

44

The premises

On

45

Fashion

Out of/in

46

Law

By

47

Charge

In

48

Sure

For

49

Duty

On

50

The latest

At

Como maximo, a mas tardar

51

Granted

For

52

Purpose

On

53

Particular

In

54

Danger

Out of/in

55

Arrest

Under

56

Nature

By

57

A Distance

At

58

Common

In

59

Work

Out of-desempleado
In-empleado
At-en el trabajo

60

Strike

On

61

Fact

In

62

Breath

Out of

63

Glance

At

64

Detail

In

65

Debt

En deuda

In

66

your mind

On/In

on my mind= I'm thinking about something , something is troubling/worrying/disturbing me

in my mind = in my opinion/my opinion is...

67

The Ordinary

Out of

68

All events

At

En cualquier Caso

69

The increase

On

to be on the increase: estar o ir en aumento

70

A disadvantage

At

71

Accident

By

72

Once

For/at

For por una vez
At immediatamente

73

Coincidence

By

74

Short notice

At

Con poca antelacion

75

One's face

To

76

The time being

For

77

Virtue of

By

Debido a

78

Principle

en principio

In

79

Principle

por principio

On

80

Practice

Out of

81

Discussion

Under

82

The point of

On

83

The name of

In

84

Confidence

In

85

Degrees

By

Poco a poco

86

All costs

At

87

Recession

In

88

Paper

On

89

Repair

Under

90

The record

Off

91

Now

By

Para entonces

For now: por ahora

92

One's request

At

93

Agreement

In

94

No time

In

95

Control

Out of-descontrolado
In-controlado
Under-controlado

96

Bail

On

Bajo fianza

97

The whole

On

En general

98

Case of

In

99

Some respects

In

100

The expense of

At

101

The sake of

For

102

This day

Hasta hoy

To

103

Progress

In

104

Public

In

105

Existence

In

106

Sale

On


If you’re selling something, it’s for sale; but if you lower the price, it goes on sale.

107

A Bicycle

On

108

Reach

Out of

109

The end

In/at

In the end: finalmente
At the end: al final de algo

110

Random

At

111

Good/bad terms with

On

Llevarse bien/mal

112

The agenda

On

113

The brink

On

114

Place of

In

115

Use

Out of

116

Age

Under

117

Speed

At

118

Account of

On

119

Comfort

In

120

the weather

To be under

Estar pachucho

121

A fraction of

At

122

Fear of something

For

123

Time to time

From

124

Leave

On

125

Life

De por vida

For

126

First hand

At

127

Pressure

Under

128

An island

On

129

The job

On

130

Brief

In

131

A guess

At

132

Good

For

133

All means

By

134

The trail of

Tras la pista

On

135

Name only

Solo de titulo pero no de facto

In

136

Luck

By

137

The time

En ese momento, x aquel entonces

At

138

Return

In

139

IN cuando usarlo

1. Espacios cerrados: my room, in the living room
2. Dentro de objetos: in the box, in the book
3. Lugares con límites definidos: in the park
4. Ciudades y países: in Mexico, in Madrid
5. Periodos de tiempo (años, estaciones y meses)
6. Partes del día: in the morning, in the afternoon
7. Esquina dentro de una habitación: in a corner
8. Clima o tiempo: in the rain, in the sun
9. Superficies de agua: in a river, in an ocean, in the sea
10. Ciertos lugares: in the car, in a taxi, in a helicopter

140

ON

cuando usarlo

1. En fechas concretas: on 24th July, on Christmas Eve
2. En días de la semana: on Monday, on Sunday
3. Sobre superficies: on table, on the beach, on the ceiling
4. Direcciones: on the right, on the left
5. Partes del cuerpo: on the arm, on the head
6. Medios de transporte menos el coche: on a bus, on a plane
7. En la esquina exterior del edificio: on a corner
8. En una página específica de un libro: on page 37

141

AT

cuando usarlo

1.Lugares comunes: at the movies, at the bank, at a concert
2. Lugares específicos: at Kennedys airport, at UCLA's University
3. Direcciones y domicilios: at Laura's, at 2393 colon Square
4. Sitios concretos de una estancia: at the door, at the window
5. Posiciones: at the top/bottom, at the front/back
6. Horas y momentos del día: at 4 PM, at midnight
7. Periodos vacacionales y fines de semana: at Easter, at weekends