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C'est en contrebas de l'usine

Translation

It's on the lower levels of the factory.



Analysis


c'est
     1. contraction. it is
     2. contraction. this is
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
     2. prep. by (used to indicate means)
     3. prep. as
     4. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
     5. prep. of, made of (used to describe composition)
     6. prep. in (during the following time (used for months and years))
     7. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     8. prep. (followed by a gerund) by, in (describing a way of getting something)
     9. prep. in (used to describe color)
     10. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
     11. prep. in (as part of something)
     12. pron. (ngd, Used as the object of a verb to indicate an indefinite quantity; of it, of them. Replaces the partitive article (du, de la, etc.))
     13. pron. (ngd, Adverbial preposition indicating movement away from a place already mentioned.)
contrebas
     1. n-m. lower level, lower portion
de
     1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
     2. prep. of (used to express property or association)
     3. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
     4. prep. of (indicates an amount)
     5. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
     6. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
     7. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
     8. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
     9. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
     10. art. (negative) a, an, any
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
usine
     1. n. factory
     2. n. mill
     3. n. works
     4. v. first-person singular present indicative of usiner
     5. v. third-person singular present indicative of usiner
     6. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of usiner
     7. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of usiner
     8. v. second-person singular imperative of usiner
     usiner
          1. v. to machine
          2. v. to manufacture (using machinery)


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