English Sentence:

Items left on a shelf for a long time will gather dust.

Spanish Translation:

Las cosas que se dejan en una estantería durante mucho tiempo cogen polvo.

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las

(plural of la)

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la cosa

thing

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que

1. that 2. what 3. which 4. than

Here: that, which, what

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se

himself, herself, themselves, each other, it (pronoun used to form the passive voice)

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dejar

1. to leave, to give, to lend, to let 2. to give up (e.g. smoking)

Here: to leave, to give, to lend, to let

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en

in

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una

a, an (feminine article)

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la estantería

bookcase, bookshelf, shelves

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durante

during, for, in, in the meantime

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mucho, mucha

much, many, a lot

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el tiempo

1. weather 2. time 3. tense (grammar)

Here: time

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coger

to take, to pick up

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el polvo

powder, dust

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