Translation of into in Spanish:

into

Pronunciation: /ˈɪn(t)ə//ˈɪntə//ˈɪntu//ˈɪntʊ/

preposition

  • 1

    • 1.1(indicating motion, direction)

      to get into bed meterse en la cama
      • to walk into a building entrar a un edificio
      • to translate sth into Spanish traducir algo al español
      • we drove into town fuimos a la ciudad en coche
      • they helped him into the chair lo ayudaron a sentarse en el sillón
      • she sat staring into space estaba sentada mirando al vacío
      • she dived into the pool se echó a la alberca
      • I dropped a coin into the water dejé caer una moneda en el agua
      • the cat shot up into the air el gato salió volando por los aires
      • pour the milk into a bowl pon / echa la leche en un bol
      • the dog sank its teeth into my leg el perro me clavó los dientes en la pierna
      • a journey into the future un viaje al futuro
      • She also said that she missed being able to walk out and jump into the swimming pool at her house.
      • With one last glance at her retreating back, he turned and walked back into the house.
      • He turned as well and with his hand resting on his sword he walked off into the crowd.
      • I walked stiffly into the lounge and had the sudden urge to have a boiling hot bath.
      • She walked back into the flat and then returned with a girl slightly younger than Laura.
      • She stood up and walked back into the small house, which she shared with her mother.
      • He shook his head and smiled as he walked back into the bedroom to grab his wallet and keys.
      • Once they finished they walked back into the dressing room and just grabbed their stuff.
      • She unbarred the front door and walked out into the cool air, glad to be out of the building.
      • The conman stepped into the hall saying he was from the police and walked straight into the living room.
      • Just as I was walking back into the sitting room I heard something that shocked me to my core.
      • Gordon walked out into the hall and took his long leather coat from the rail.
      • She stood up and walked down the hall into the living room where he would be waiting.
      • I want to go home… to go stand on the roof and then walk downstairs and crawl into bed.
      • The beach loungers are well spaced apart and you can walk straight into the sea.
      • I walked back into the room and sat on the bed, trying to put all the facts together.
      • Compressed air is being pumped into the area through the hole.
      • She often walked deep into the woods behind our house by herself, carrying a handsaw.
      • He walked back into the shack and emerged a few moments later with a bottle of water.
      • The first thing that strikes you when you walk through the door into the cafe is the charming decor.

    • 1.2(against)

      she walked into a tree se llevó un árbol por delante
      • he drove into the other car chocó con el otro coche
      • The ambulance crashed on to a freight line and at no time was there any likelihood a train would crash into it.
      • He died at the scene, crashing into a concrete shop canopy before landing on the pedestrian area.
      • Police said the car had left the road and crashed into the tree on the side of the A420.
      • A woman died on a North Yorkshire road after the car in which she was travelling crashed into a fence.
      • Then they had to land somewhere where a baggage truck crashed into the side of the plane.
      • The towrope snapped, and the towed car veered across the road before crashing into the side of the bus.
      • There was a collision and the forklift crashed into the central reservation barrier.
      • An overturned car which crashed into a van and a fence was believed to have been stolen.
      • Their call for action follows an incident last weekend where a car crashed into the wall of a house.
      • He crashed into a car and was seen wielding a sword as he headed down the dual carriageway on foot.
      • The helicopter he was flying reportedly hit power lines then crashed into a house on the lake shore.
      • Mr Holmes was sent flying into shelves by the blow and needed hospital treatment for his injuries.
      • She also crashed into two lampposts, a shop front and two adjoining cars in the process.
      • A woman has told how her family had a lucky escape as a car crashed into her house.
      • A young couple living in one of the cottages were asleep when the car crashed into their home.
      • The windscreen cracked and the elephant came forward again, crashing into the door.
      • I was dragged along underneath it and it mounted the pavement and crashed into a garden wall.
      • In Hadleigh, she put her foot down and crashed into a car with the schoolboy inside.
      • The car mounted a pavement, crashed into the side of a dry cleaning shop then hit a lamppost in May last year.
      • A woman had a lucky escape when a car crashed into her kitchen just a few feet from where she was sitting.

    • 1.3

      3 into 15 goes / is 5 15 dividido (por) 3 / entre 3 es 5
      • The size of the demonstration meant that it split into several different routes.
      • British settlement led to the internal division of the continent into colonies.
      • Thus, a law of this nature may in no way serve as a basis for a division of society into classes.
      • The section is now so huge that it needs to be split into five big electronics divisions.
      • Its symbolism is partly derived from the fact that a square aspect is a division of the whole chart into four.
      • Equal tempering is a system for breaking up each octave into twelve equal semi-tones.
      • In essence the year is split into four equal seasons, each lasting 91 days plus a bit.
      • In the event of victory, the two agreed to the division of the peninsula into four states.
      • Divide the mane into equal sections and damp each section before you start plaiting.
      • The curve may be used for dividing an angle into any number of equal parts.
      • If we divide each day into 24 equal hours, the length of a second will vary from day to day.
      • Division of subzones into zonules is the ultimate expression of such patterns.
      • If enough teams apply, the second division will be split into a Conference North and South.
      • They agree to split the coconuts into five equal integer lots, any remainder going to the monkey.
      • Turkey invaded the island and brought about its present division into two parts.

  • 2

    (in time, distance)
    ten minutes into the game a los diez minutos de empezar el partido
    • they talked far into the night hablaron hasta bien entrada la noche
    • they penetrated deep into the jungle entraron en el corazón de la selva
    • the project is well into its third year el proyecto ya está bien adentrado en su tercer año
    • Theres a road here called the Wellingborough Road, which is also a main route into a busy town center.
    • If you turn that into a route into town that will not be possible to handle.
    • Several streets and main roads leading into the city were blocked as black smoke rose from the fires.
    • It is hoped to erect the memorial at the lych gate, which leads into the grounds of the Holy Cross Church.
    • The journey takes you half a mile along a cactus-lined track, and into a village.
    • However the journey times of routes into London from the North, East and South all fell.
    • The main routes into Bolton are the main problem areas, where publicity is at a maximum.
    • Traffic tailed back along a main route into York after a huge crane got stuck at a busy junction today.
    • His skill was in caricatures, a route which led him into a career as a political cartoonist.
    • This would make a great value system for someone looking for a fast route into editing digital video.
    • The area is on one of the main routes into town and has now been transformed.
    • It is on one of the main routes into Sheffield and I would have thought it would improve the area.
    • So the theme that understanding requires love to attain its end merges by this route into theology.
    • Labour wanted to tackle the shortage by creating more flexible routes into teaching.
    • This was a fine service on a quicker and less congested route into the city's business heart.
    • One route into the industry is to become a camera trainee on a feature film.
    • The park and ride service will be well signposted on all routes into the town.
    • This position was important because it controlled the route south into the centre of France.
    • A main route into the city has been named the worst litter black spot by thousands of residents.
    • The pipe is also being laid at the moment along the main road into the village of The Neale.
  • 3

    (indicating result of action)
    we split into two groups nos dividimos en dos grupos
    • roll the dough into a ball haga una bola con la masa
    • the snowman had melted into a puddle el muñeco de nieve había quedado convertido en un charco
    • the colors had merged into a muddy gray los colores se habían mezclado y había quedado un gris sucio
    • don't let it boil into a mush no dejes que hierva hasta convertirse en puré
    • It's just the stress factor of having to deal with people who panic and turn a minor itch into a full blown crisis.
    • The plan is to change the village into a place where artists can work, free of charge.
    • Somehow, this small step in the right direction has metamorphosed into a mighty triumph.
    • Foreign coaches had come before and tried to turn their clubs into foreign clubs.
    • It is only the first of many sequences that jolts and stuns you into full attention over a two hour running time.
    • If anything it looked like a textbook attempt to turn the club into a contender.
    • He believes they have the mental toughness to turn their new club into champions.
    • Some of them will be there hoping to force world leaders into a change of direction.
    • He began life in a violent way but has learnt to channel that physical violence into creative energy.
    • The food grows so well here that Robyn has plans to turn the surfeit into jams and pickles to sell from the Cascina.
    • Gravity makes the ice crystals fall and the winds blow them into the distinctive hook shape.
    • Some are genuinely injured, while others are cowed into submission by their clubs.
    • It started out as a thriller, morphed into action and towards the end tried to be a comedy.
    • While we were in France, we were tricking her into walking the odd step on her own.
    • This model works in the first half but it does unravel into messy pretentiousness towards the end.
    • Widespread outrage in Nigeria prompted the government into launching an inquiry.
    • This is where a manager uses all sorts of subterfuge to entice a player into leaving his present club.
    • They are all interested in the arts and would like to find a way to turn their interest into a job.
    • Valerie said Haworth was transformed by the film crew into a working Victorian village.
    • Stephenson fully admits that she had to push her husband into confronting his family with the truth.
    • When the band finished the disco started and it turned into a regular club night.
    • Alcohol wrecks lives and families and too often transforms people into violent thugs.
    • People turn into snails and violent and gruesome deaths seem to be the only way to escape the grisly vortex.
    • I have no interest in turning myself into an opinionated commentator on the world's news.
    • Sasha liked the record so much that in a rare studio sortie he's turned it into an essential club item.
    • The plans concern the ground flood of the building which would be turned into a snooker club with a bar.
    • Vegetables are dried or pickled and fruits are also dried, candied, or made into jams.
  • 4informal

    (involved in)
    to be into sth/ -ing
    • she's into 60's music le gusta la música de los años sesenta
    • she's really / heavily into jazz le ha dado fuerte por el jazz
    • he's into some funny things anda metido en unas ondas raras / en unos rollos raros
    • they're into drugs se drogan
    • at two, children are into everything a los dos años, los niños son muy inquietos
  • 5informal

    (indebted to)
    to be into sb for sth deberle algo a algn
    • he's into me for $60 me debe 60 dólares

Usage

into often appears as the second element of certain verb structures in English (break into, look into, settle into, etc). For translations, see the relevant verb entry (break, look, settle, etc).into is used in the structure verb + sb + into + -ING (to coax sb into doing, to provoke sb into doing, etc). For translations of these structures see the appropriate verb (coax, provoke, etc).