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Spanish Miscellaneous 07

Thursday, October 07, 2004

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molestar(se)to bother (get bothered)
estar para + infinitiveto be about to
acuñarto coin
colocarto put, place
Abreme espacioGimme some space
apresurarse deto hurry
entocesand then (as a result)
establecer la democraciato establish democracy
recogerto gather, to pick up
el aumentoincrease
lavar la ropato do the laundry
cuando seawhenever
lo único es quethe only thing is
contener (like tener)to contain
tontosilly (fool)
el cinturónbelt
lastimarse el dedoto hurt one's finger
educadoclassy
la licenciada, el abogadolawyer
fabricarto make, to manufacture
despiertobright
advertir (e:ie)to notify, to warn
gobernar (e:ie)to govern
escogerto choose
tropezar (i:ie)to trip, to stumble
entregarto hand in, to hand over
el charolpatent leather
alcanzarto reach
la linternaflashlight
patinarto skate
merecer (yo merezco)to deserve (I deserve)
señalarto point to, to indicate
encogerto shrink
lastimarto hurt
el espesorthickness
sustituirto substitute
el abonosubway and bus pass
aprestarseto prepare oneself
tarugoblock of wood
la obrawork, piece
hacerse tardeto get late
ascender (e:ie)to go up, to promote
crecientes desacuerdosincreasing discords
la camisetaT-shirt
notabilísimovery considerable
colgar (o:ue)to hang
el encantocharm
el desfileparade
apuntarse (a/para)to register (for), to sign up (for)
Déjese de cuentosCome off it
empeñarse (en)to insist (on), to persist (in)
ponerse a + infinitiveto begin to + infinitive
los bienesgoods
el globoballoon
borrarto erase
es una bromait's a joke
el terciopelovelvet
ocuparse deto take care of
el orfebregoldsmith
desplegarto unfold
¿Y qué?, ¿Y eso qué?So what?
añadirto add
componer (like poner)to compose
halagüeñopromising, flattering
¡Naranjas (de la China)!, ¡Mangos!No!
amenazarto threaten
emprenderto undertake
animar(se)to cheer (oneself) up
lo raro es que, lo extraño es quethe strange thing is
aparecer (yo aperezco)to appear (I appear)
hacer el papel deto play the role of
pegarto stick, to beat
ocultarto hide
helar (e:ie) impersonalto freeze
subrayarto emphasize

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