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Prepositions
 


Definition - Prepositions define relationships between other words in the sentence.
             • en [in], para [for], de [of], a [at], con [with], hacia [towards], ...


Types - There are many prepositions introducing several different ideas, but the most common concepts described by prepositions are those of time, place, and movement.

Some examples of Spanish prepositions:
             • Río de Janeiro está en Brasil. [Rio de Janeiro is in Brazil.]
             • El tren llega a las once y media. [The train arrives at 11:30.]
             • Es un pastel de chocolate. [It's a chocolate cake.]
             • Quisiera un café sin azúcar, por favor. [I'd like a coffee without sugar, please.]
             • Pilar va desde Santiago hasta Valparaíso en coche. [Pilar goes from Santiago to Valparaiso by car.]


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