Category Archives: Prepositions

Prepositions with their own meaning

Prepositions with their own meaning   There are prepositions with their own meaning, others with meaning from the context, and others, without any meaning. Some prepositions have their own inherent meaning .   For example (Por ejemplo): sin: indicates company denied, lack, lack, and so … Continue reading

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Definition and Characteristics

Spanish Prepositions Prepositions constitute kind of closed word. The Spanish prepositions are:  are a closed word class. The Spanish prepositions are: a, ante, bajo, con, contra, de, desde,  en, entre, hacia, hasta,  para, por, según, sin, sobre , tras, durante y mediante.   Characteristics The words are … Continue reading

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Spanish preposition “Por”

Spanish preposition “Por” Definition Like a balancing scale, “por” is the great equalizer. You can often feel the equality on either side of por. We trade things because they are perceived to be of equal value. When we say how … Continue reading

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Spanish preposition “Para”

Spanish preposition “Para” Like an arrow, para moves the sentence forward, away from its original location to a specific destination, and usually in a direct, straight route. This leads us straight to our delineation of para. Definition Generally Para= For … Continue reading

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Spanish preposition “Mediante y Durante”

Spanish preposition “Mediante y Durante” Spanish preposition “Durante” The Spanish preposition “Durante” means durinng, with a timeframe or event following. Let’s see some examples where you can use the Spanish preposition “Durante”. Durante la manana/tarde/noche…. During the morning, afternoon, night … Continue reading

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Spanish preposition “Hasta”

Spanish preposition “Hasta” Definition HASTA= up to, until – when referring to WHERE or WHEN. The preposition “Hasta” indicates a termination point of th action of a verb indicating the place or time: La pareja estará unida hasta la muerte. (The couple will be united until death do them part) … Continue reading

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Spanish preposition “Hacia”

Spanish preposition “Hacia” Generally “Hacia” = TO The Spanish preposition “Hacia” indicates direction of movement, or a tendency either physical or subjective. Los ladrones huyeron hacia la Avenida. (the robbers scaped to the avenue) Elena siente una gran inclinación hacia … Continue reading

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Spanish preposition “Excepto”

Spanish preposition “Excepto” Definition Excepto in English mean Except. This Spanish preposition is very easy because  it doesn’t  have many meanings. Uses of the Spanish preposition “Excepto”: Exception: Van a ir todos a la fiesta, excepto yo. (Everybody is going … Continue reading

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Spanish preposition “Entre”

Spanish preposition “Entre” Definition Entre = between The preposition “Entre” expresses a brokerge or alternativity. It can be a place or time options. Examples (Ejemplos) Entre San Juan y Mendoza (Between San Juan and Mendoza) Miguel se sentó entre Lucia y Milena. (Miguel sat between Lucia and Milena) … Continue reading

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Spanish preposition “En”

Spanish preposition “En” The Spanish preposition “En” involves reference time, place, mode and instrumentality: Esas ropas las guardo en mi casa. (These clothes I keep in my house) El castillo fue construído en el año 1920. (The castle was built in 1920) No hay … Continue reading

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