En Expressions

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Spanish Expressions

The Spanish preposition en has several meanings and is found in a variety of expressions. Learn how to say rarely, live, blind as a bat, and more expressions featuring en.

abrir de par en par   to open wide
dar en el blanco   to be right, hit the bullseye
de cuando en cuando   rarely
de vez en cuando   sometimes
en broma   as a joke
en busca de   in search of
en cambio   on the other hand
en casa   at home
en español / inglés …   in Spanish / English …
en honor de   in honor of
en la actualidad   right now, currently
en la radio   on the radio
en la televisión   on TV
¿En qué trabajas?   What do you do (for work)?
en secreto   in secret
en seguida   immediately
en serio   seriously
en todas partes   everywhere
en vilo   awaiting, in suspense
en vista de   in view of
en vivo   live
en voz alta   loudly, in a loud voice
en voz baja   softly, in a soft voice
estar en contra   to be against
estar en cueros   to be naked
estar en la edad del pavo   to be at that awkward age (a teenager)
no tener pelos en la lengua   to speak one’s mind, tell it like it is
no ver tres en un burro   to be blind as a bat
trabajar en …   to work at / as …
ser como buscar una aguja en un pajar   to be like looking for a needle in a haystack

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