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Principal Translations
dentro,
dentro de
advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño").
(en el interior)inside advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  in advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  within advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 El colchón está podrido por dentro.
 The mattress is moldy inside.
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Compound Forms:
¿Dentro de cuánto tiempo…? loc interjlocución interjectiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como interjección ("hasta mañana", "a que no"). (¿Cuándo?)How soon? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  In how much time? exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 ¿Dentro de cuánto tiempo calculas tú que estará el asado hecho?
aumentar la seguridad dentro de la empresa increase safety in the workplace v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
bien dentro de lo posible exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (todo lo bien que se puede) (following adv)as well as possible exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  (following adj)as good as possible exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 ¿Y cómo se recuperó de la operación? - Bien dentro de lo posible.
 How well did you recover from the operation? - As well as possible.
 * How did the room smell after it was disinfected? - As good as possible.
dentro de loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (algún día)in preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
Note: Se construye con sustantivo de tiempo.
 Dentro de unos años me iré a vivir al Caribe.
 In a few years, I'm going to go live in the Caribbean.
dentro de loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (en el interior)inside, in preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  (formal, dated)within preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Las llaves están dentro del cajón.
 The keys are inside the drawer
dentro de loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (en el tiempo fijado) (maximum)within preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  (exact time/date)in preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
  (informal)inside preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Terminaré de pagar la casa dentro de dos años.
 I'll finish paying for my house within two years.
dentro de lo normal loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (en lo habitual)normal adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  within the normal range preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Su temperatura está dentro de lo normal, no tiene fiebre.
 Her temperature is normal; she doesn't have a fever.
dentro de lo posible loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (hay posibilidad) (possibility)just might v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be possible vi + adj
  be within reason v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be within the realm of possibility v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Entra dentro de lo posible que le compre un regalo.
 I just might buy him a present.
dentro de lo que cabe exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (hasta cierto punto)as far as can be expected v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  so far as it goes v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  all things considered exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Los captores lo trataron bien, bueno, dentro de lo que cabe.
 The captors gave him good treatment - well, as far as can be expected.
dentro de mí,
dentro de mi ser
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(en mi interior)within advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  deep inside adj + adv
 Tengo un mal presentimiento dentro de mí.
dentro de poco loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (pronto)in no time advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (mostly UK)shortly advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  soon advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Dentro de poco será el cumpleaños de mi amiga.
 It will be my friend's birthday in no time.
dentro del marco de… exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (dentro de los límites de) (governmental decision)within the context of, within the framework of, within the limits of exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
dentro del mismo saco loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (agrupar) (figurative)in the same boat exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
dentro del plazo loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (durante el período)within time period prep + n
  within time frame prep + n
dentro del territorio loc preplocución preposicional: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como preposición ("a favor de", "en torno a"). (lugar: en el interior)in territory exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  inside territory exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
Note: Se construye con adjetivo.
 Los habitantes de un municipio viven dentro del territorio municipal.
 The residents of a municipality live in municipal territory.
dentro y fuera de la cancha loc prep + nf coloquial (en todo lugar)on and off the court exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  on and off the pitch exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Las reglas del juego se aplican dentro y fuera de la cancha.
 The rules of the game apply on and off the court.
dentro y fuera de las fronteras loc prep + nfpl (a este y al otro lado)inside and outside the limits exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  inside and outside the borders exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Dentro y fuera de las fronteras encontrarás personas de buen corazón.
 Inside and outside the limits you will find people with good hearts.
la juventud va por dentro exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (joven de espíritu)you're only as old as you feel v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
la procesión va por dentro exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). coloquial (serenidad aparente)put on a brave face v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  keep things inside v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  still waters run deep exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 Se le ve muy tranquila pero la procesión va por dentro.
 He looks calm but he's putting on a brave face.
llevar dentro carry within, bear inside v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
métase el dedo dentro del culo loc interjlocución interjectiva: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como interjección ("hasta mañana", "a que no"). muy vulgar (incredulidad, rechazo) (UK)stick it up your arse, shove it up your arse v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (US)stick it up your ass, shove it up your ass v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 No me venga con eso, ¡métase el dedo dentro del culo!
socavar por dentro loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (minar el subsuelo)undermine from the inside v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  bring down from within v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tener un pie dentro be a shoo-in v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  have a foot in the door v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
tenerte dentro have you inside v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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