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in

preposition   /ɪn/
A1 inside a container or place en We have a shop in Manhattan. He put his hand in his pocket.
A1 during a period of time en We’re going to Italy in April. in 2016
A2 needing or using no more time than a particular amount of time en I finished the job in two weeks.
A2 after a particular amount of time in the future en, dentro de Dinner will be ready in ten minutes.
A2 forming a part of something en I’ve been waiting in this queue for a long time.
B1 wearing de Do you know that man in the grey suit? a woman in black
B1 experiencing an emotion or condition de, con She’s in a good mood this morning. They are in danger.
B1 arranged in a particular way en Is this list in alphabetical order? We all sat down in a circle.
B1 expressed or written in a particular way en They spoke in Russian the whole time.
involved in a particular type of job en He wants a career in politics.
adverb   /ɪn/
A2 into an area or space from the outside of it (hacia) dentro She took off her shoes and socks and jumped in.
B1 at the place where a person usually lives or works en casa, en el trabajo I called, but she wasn’t in.
If a train, plane, etc. is in, it has arrived at the place it was going to. en la estación, en el aeropuerto, etc. My train gets in at 9.54.
written abbreviation for inch: a unit for measuring length abreviatura escrita de “inch”: pulgada
(Definition of in from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

in

preposition /in/
describing the position of a thing etc which is surrounded by something else en My mother is in the house in London in bed.
showing the direction of movement en He put his hand in his pocket.
describing the time at, after or within which something happens por (la mañana); dentro (de una semana) in the morning I’ll be back in a week.
indicating amount or relative number en They arrived in large numbers.
expressing circumstances, state, manner etc of an event, person etc (ropa) con; en She was dressed in a brown coat They were walking in the rain He did it in a hurry written in English He is in the army The books were tied up in bundles She is in her sixties.
-in suffix
describing an activity usually carried out by groups of people as a form of protest etc huelga, manifestación a sit-in a work-in.
day etc in, day etc out
day etc after day etc without a break día tras día, un día sí y otro también I do the same boring job day in, day out Last summer it rained week in, week out.
inasmuch as ( in as much as)
because; in consideration of the fact that ya que, teniendo en cuenta que It would not be true to say he had retired from this firm, inasmuch as he still does a certain amount of work for us.
in for
likely to experience (especially something bad) la que (me, te, le…) espera We’re in for some bad weather You’re in for it if you broke that window!
ins and outs
the complex details of a plan etc detalles, pormenores He knows all the ins and outs of this scheme.
insofar as ( in so far as)
to the degree or extent that en la medida en que I gave him the details insofar as I knew them.
in that
because; from the fact that porque, puesto que This is not a good plant for your garden in that its seeds are poisonous.
(Definition of in from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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