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Why?

¿Por qué?

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DENOTING A TIME OR DURATION WHEN SOMETHING OCCURS We're traveling for three weeks.

Viajamos por tres semanas.

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EXPRESSING THE CAUSE (NOT THE PURPOSE OF) OF AN ACTION: I fell down because of the snow.

Me caí por la nieve.

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MEANING: SUPPORTING OR IN FAVOUR OF AN ACTION. We work for human rights.

Trabajamos por derechos humanos.

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INTRODUCING THE AGENT OF AN ACTION AFTER A PASSIVE VERB: It was written by Bob Woodward.

Fue escrito por Bob Woodward.

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INDICATING MEANS OF TRANSPORTATION: I will travel by plane.

Viajaré por avión.

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USED IN NUMEROUS EXPRESSIONS: For example. Please.

Por ejemplo. Por favor.

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EXPRESSING MOVEMENT AROUND,THROUGH, BY OR ABOUT: I walked through the streets of Gijón.

Anduve por las calles de Gijón.

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Of course.

Por supuesto.

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This way.

Por aquí.

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Why?

Por qué?

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Finally!

¡Por fin!

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Please take care of yourself.

Cuídese, por favor.

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I talked on the telephone.

Hablé por teléfono.

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Please write to me!. Please send me a letter.

Escríbeme, por favor.

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By registered letter?

Por carta certificada?

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Sit down, please. Please take a seat.

Siéntase, por favor. Imperative el/ella/Ud

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Come this way.

Pasa por aquí. --------- Imperative 2nd Pers Sing

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I'm sorry to interrupt you. Sorry to interrupt you.

Perdón por interrumpirte.

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But why?

¿Pero por qué?

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Take it away, please. Take it, please. You (Sing Formal) take it.

Lléveselo, por favor.----- RID Lléve--se--lo

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Please follow me.

Por favor, sígame.

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Slowly, please.

Despacio, por favor.

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Thank you for calling.

Gracias por llamar.

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To take away, carry off

LLEVARSE

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