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a (personal)

I see Juan.

Yo veo a Juan.

Whenever a verb is directed to a person; an 'a' is placed before the word that describes the person.

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about; concerning

acerca de

3

across from

frente a

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against

[used to express physical contact or opposition to ideology or circumstances]

contra

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ahead; in front of; before

delante de

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aside; to one side

a un lado

7

at/in the bottom of

al fondo de

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behind

detrás de

9

besides; after

tras de

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between; among;

[Used to express physical position or mental or emotional condition]

entre

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close by

al lado

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close to

cerca de

13

downstairs

abajo

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during

durante

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far from

lejos de

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for; about to; in order to;

[Used to express a prepared condition; mood; or inclination to act for someone or something].

We are about to go to the store.

 

para

Estamos para ir a la tienda.

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for; by; though; around

[used with time; reason; instead of; in exchange; price; mode of transportation/communication; weight; nearby]

Expressions: por lo general (usually); por eso (hence; therefore); por aqui (hereabouts); por tanto (therefore; thereupon); por nada (for nothing).

por

18

from

de

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from; since

desde

20

in/at the back

atrás

21

inside

adentro

22

nobody

nadie

23

on the left side

a mano izquierda

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on the right side

a mano derecha

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on; upon; over; on top of

sobre

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opposite; in front (facing)

enfrente

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sideways

de lado

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to the left of

a la izquierda de

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to the right of

a la derecha de

30

to the side of; next to; beside

al lado de

31

to the; at the

al; (contraction of a + el)

32

to; at

a

33

toward

hacia

34

under

debajo de

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upstairs

arriba

36

whoever; whomsoever

quienquiera

37

with

con

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without

sin

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around (preposition)

a eso de