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2 May 2018
Why En and not De
En quien estas pensada (not sure I remembered the last word correctly). In English this would be "of whom are you thinking?" so why is the Spanish En quien and not De quien. (Accents do not appear to work)
This relates to:Asking questions about people with preposition + quién -
Kwiziq language super star
In Spanish the use of prepositions with relative pronouns (que, quién...) is sometimes different to English. As you mentioned before, in English you may say "To think of/about someone" however in Spanish we say "Pensar en alguien", literally "to think in someone". This is why the right answer to that question is "¿En quién estás pensando?". (A possible answer to this question could be: "Estoy pensando en María").
I hope this clarified it.
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