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BINOMIALS 
Muchas preposiciones y adverbios suelen combinarse para formar binomios.
son palabras gramaticales (preposiciones, adverbios, pronombres, etc.) las que pueden combinarse para formar binomials.
Many prepositions and adverbs are often combined to form binomial expressions.
they are grammatical words (prepositions, adverbs, pronouns, etc..) which can combine to form binomials.
Here and there acá y allá, por todas partes
In Buenos Aires you will find cafés and cafeterias here and there.
It’s a nice town, with little shops here and there . Es un bello poblado, con pequeños comercios aquí y allá
on and off cada tanto, de vez en cuando, a intervalos
We have had meetings on and off to create new multimedia courses.
Now and then / On and off:  Ocasionalmente. 
I´m not theater addicted, I just have been going out and off No soy adicto al cine, solo voy ocasionalmente
Back and forth de arriba para abajo. De aquí para allá
Carlos has been running back and forth to sell his apartment.
My son is a delivery boy, he’s running back and forth all day. Mi hijo trabaja en entregas, se la pasa corriendo de aquí para allá todo el día
I´ve been doing some errands, running back and forth all day He estado haciendo algunos mandados, de aquí para allá todo el dia.
to and fro de acá para allá
These boys are very active, they have been to and fro all day long  Esos niños son muy activos, han estado todo el dia de acá para allá
out and about pasear por todas partes, andar de un lado al otro
She has recovered from the accident and is out and about again.
She broke up with Peter, but now she’s better, and out and about again 
Ella terminó con Peter, pero ahora está mejor, y saliendo nuevamente.
Frases binomiales relacionadas por otras conjunciones
Existen binomios unidos por otras palabras aparte de la conjunción AND./ y
Si bien la palabra and es la conjunción más frecuente en este tipo de expresiones, existe un conjunto de binomiales, 
de uso bastante frecuente, que utiliza otras palabras en su lugar, like: to, but, or. / para, pero, o, 
Binomial phrases linked by other conjunctions
There are pairs of words joined by other words apart from the conjunction AND. / y
While the word and is the conjunction more common in this type of expression, a set of binomial
of fairly frequent use are using other words instead, like: to, but, or. / para, pero, o. 
sink or swim irse a pique o nadar, hundirse o salvarse
Sobrevivir o fallar, arreglárselas solo.
Her bussines is not as well as she expected, so she will have to sink or swim.
Nobody would help me, I had to sink or swim  Nadie iba a ayudarme, debía arreglármelas por mi cuenta.
slowly but surely lento pero seguro
It was terrible!! Slowly but surely I realized my boat was sinking in the river.
Slowly but surely, the captain realised the ship was sinking  Lentamente, pero con seguridad, el capitán supo que el barco estaba hundiéndose 
sooner or later tarde o temprano
My boss told me that sooner or later I would learn the lesson.
take it or leave it tómelo o déjelo, acéptelo o rechácelo
Well, I'm sorry, that's all I can offer you; take it or leave it.
That’s my final offer, take it or leave it. Esa es mi oferta final, tómalo o déjalo
more or less más o menos, aproximadamente
OM Personal CD-ROMs weigh 5 grams each, more or less.

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