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121

Entraron en silencio en la funeraria.

They entered the funeral parlor silently. (manner or means)

122

Muchos dicen en broma lo que no se atreven a decir en serio.

Many people say in jest what they don't dare to say seriously. (manner or means)

123

apoyarse...

en (to lean on, upon)

124

confiar...

en (to trust, confide in)

125

convertirse...

en (to turn into)

126

empeñarse...

en (to insist on)

127

insistir...

en (to insist on)

128

entrar...

a / en (to enter)

129

fijarse...

en (to notice)

130

influir...

en (to influence)

131

ingresar... (una sociedad, etc)

en (to join (an association, etc.)

132

molestarse...

en (to take the trouble to)

133

pensar...

en (to think of) (to have and opinion about)

134

quedar...

en (to agree to, decide on)

135

tardar + period of time + ...

en (to take (person or vehicle + period of time + to)

136

vacilar...

en (to hesitate to)

137

acusar...

none (to tell on)

138

aprobar...

none (to approve of)

139

buscar...

none (to look for)

140

conseguir...

none (to succeed in)

141

esperar...

none (to wait for)

142

impedir...

none (to prevent from)

143

lograr...

none (to succeed in)

144

pagar...

none (to pay for)

145

presidir...

none (to preside over)

146

querer...

none (to care for, feel affection for)

147

"A" before the direct object

"a" precedes the direct object when it is a definite person or personified thing. (alguien, nadie, and quien are ususally preceded by "a") Not with an inanimate, non-personified obj, or indefinite person, or group of people where individuals are de-emphasized.

148

La mujer acusó ... su marido de haberle pegado.

a: The woman accused her husband of having hit her. (precedes direct obj when specific person)

149

El niño besó ... su madre y abrazó ... su tía.

a: The little boy kissed his mother and hugged his aunt. (precedes direct obj when specific person)

150

...quién viste? No vi ... nadie.

a: Whom did you see? I saw no one. (precedes direct obj when specific person)