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sobre

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Galician

Preposition

sobre

  1. on, atop
  2. about, concerning

Portuguese

Preposition

sobre

  1. on, atop, on top of
  2. about, concerning

Spanish

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] super, above

Preposition

sobre

  1. over, above, on
    La pluma de mi tía está sobre la mesa.
    My aunt's pen is on the table.
  2. about
    Dime algo sobre ti.
    Tell me something about yourself.

Usage notes

Sobre is slightly informal. In the sense of over or on, it is often replaced in formal contexts with the more general en, or with the more verbose arriba de or encima de. In the sense of about, it is usually replaced in formal contexts with acerca de, or simply de if the context is sufficient to make the meaning clear.

Related terms

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

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