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Spanish Preposition - BAJO -

Translations and uses of this Spanish preposition. Click on the "Listen" link next to each Spanish sentence to listen to it. Ah! And don't forget we have a new poll!

Pronunciation: bajo (click to listen)
Origins: ‘bajo’ comes from the Latin term ‘bassus’.
English equivalents: under, underneath, beneath, below

(According to la Real Academia de la Lengua Española)

1. We can use either 'bajo' or 'debajo de', as both terms have the same meaning:
2. To express dependence or subordination:
3. ‘Bajo’ is also used to express hidden facts or actions: 4. In a gradation, referring to a value lower than the one taken as reference:5. Giving an opinion.6. Meaning 'de acuerdo con' ('according to'): These are the main uses for this Spanish preposition. This section will be updated soon so... be tuned!!

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Recommended material:
You can find below some materials / web pages that, from my point of view, can be useful and interesting:

Puerta del Sol - Audio Magazine A very interesting way of learning or reviewing not just Spanish grammar and vocabulary, but also a great way to find out about Spain and its culture.

Lo más TV Such a funny, intelligent and useful way to learn and enjoy the Spanish language!! It is a web based activity and offers new videos on a weekly basis. By clicking on any of them you'll be taken to a new page were you can chose between dial-up or broadband. The load is fast, and in few seconds you will be watching and listening to the video.

Visual Link Spanish™ - Just click, listen and repeat! Don't just learn Spanish; put it into practice with a unique guided, step-by-step system. I've tested it and I wish I'd had something similar when I studied English!!

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