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acoger
to welcome
acostumbrarse (a)
to become accustomed to
adaptarse (a)
to adapt to
aportar
to bring, contribute
asimilarse
to become assimilated
emigrar
to emigrate
establecerse
to get settled, established
inmigrar
to immigrate
la anglosajona, el anglosajón
Anglo-Saxon
el aporte
contribution
el/la canadiense
Canadian
el chicano, la chicana
Chicano, Mexican-American
la ciudadanía
citizen
el crisol
melting pot
la emigración
emigration
el/la emigrante
emigrant
el/la estadounidense
American
el exiliado/la exiliada
exile
la herencia
heritage
el hispano/la hispana
Hispanic, Hispanic American
la identidad
identity
la inmigración
immigration
el/la inmigrante
immigrant
el latino/la latina
Latino, Latin American
la mayoría
majority
la minoría
minority
el orgullo
pride
el refugiado/la refugiada
refugee
acogedor
welcoming
bilingüe
bilingual
mayoritario
majority
minoritario
minority
orgulloso
proud
el argentino/la argentina
Argentine, Argentinian
el boliviano/ la boliviana
Bolivian
el chileno/la chilena
Chilean
el colombiano/la colombiana
Colombian
el/la costarricense
Costa Rican
el cubano/la cubana
Cuban
el dominicano/ la dominicana
Dominican
el ecuatoriano/la ecuatoriana
Ecuadoran, Ecuadorian
el español/ la española
Spaniard
el guatemalteco/la guatemalteca
Guatemalan
el hondureño/la hondureña
Honduran
el mexicano/la mexicana
Mexican
el/la nicaragüense
Nicaraguan
el panameño/la panameña
Panamanian
el paraguayo/ la paraguaya
Paraguayan
el peruano/la peruana
Peruvian
el puertorriqueño/la puertorriqueña
Puerto Rican
el salvadoreño/la salvadoreña
Salvadoran
el uruguayo/la uruguaya
Uruguayan
el venezolano/la venezolana
Venezuelan
perder
to miss an opportunity or deadline because of poor timing
faltar a
to miss a appointment or an event in the sense of not attending
echar de menos
to miss a person who is away or absent
extrañar
to miss a person who is away or absent
ahorrar
to save money
salvar
to rescue or save a person from danger
guardar
to save as in to keep, or set aside for the future
llevar
to take by transport or take someone or something to another place
tomar
to take something in one's hands to take a bus, to take an exam, to take a vacation
hacer un viaje
to take a trip
tardar en
amount of time something took
aprobar (ue)
to approve
bajar de peso
to lose weight
comportarse
to behave
consumir drogas
to take drugs
desaprobar (ue)
to disapprove
emborracharse
to get drunk
fumar
to smoke
hacer daño
to harm, to injure
hacer ejercicio
to exercise
prohibir
to prohibit, to forbid
subir de peso
to gain weight
tomar una copa
to have a drink
el alcohol
alcohol
los alucinógenos
hallucinogens
el azúcar
sugar
la borrachera
drunkennesss, drinking spree, binge
el café
coffee
la cafeína
caffeine
el calmante
sedative
el cigarrillo
cigarette
la cocaína
cocaine
la comida basura
junk food
el comilón/ la comilona
heavy eater
el contrabando
contraband, smuggling
la dependencia
dependence
el ejercicio aeróbico
aerobic exercise
el estrés
stress
el fumador/la fumadora
smoker
el gimnasio
gym, health club
el hábito
habit
la heroína
heroin
la marihuana
marijuana
la nicotina
nicotine
las pastillas
pills
la receta médica
prescription
el régimen
special diet, regimen
la salud
health
la sobredosis
overdose
el tabaco
tobacco:cigarettes
el televisión
television (programming)
el televisor
television (set)
la toxicomanía
(drug) addiction
el toxicómano/ la toxicómana
(drug) addict
el vicio
bad habit, vice
beneficioso/a
beneficial
borracho/a
drunk
goloso/a
sweet-toothed; greedy
perjudicial
damaging, harmful
saludable
healthy
quisiera
i would like...
me gustaría
i would like...
podría ud?...
could you..?
le importaría?
would you mind....?
aguantar
to stand, suffer, bear
archivar
to file
cargar
to load
contemplar
to contemplate
descargar
to download, unload
hacer alarde (de)
to make a show of, to boast about
hacer clic
to click on
impromir
to print
presionar
to press
soportar
to stand, bear
surgir
to rise, spring forth
el aparato
equipmnet, machine
la bastardilla
italics
el centrado
centering mechanism
el coraje
mettle, spirit
el deleite
delight, happiness
la desdicha
misfortune
el endecasílabo
a line of verse of eleven syllables
la estatura
height
la impresora
printer
la letra
letter, handwriting
el milagro
miracle
la obra maestra
masterpiece
la pantalla correctora
correcting screen
la retentiva
memory
el tabulador
tab, tabulator
la tecla
key
el teclado
keyboard
el titular
headline
consabido/a
well known, time honored
inédito/a
unpublished
mediante
intervening
novedoso/a
trendy, new
nutrido/a
abundant
previo/a
prior, previous
prodigioso/a
prodigious, marvelous
ufano/a
proud
a voluntad
willingly
grande
is used to convey the notion of large or big
largo
means long, not big,
dejar de
means to stop doing something, when used negatively it means to miss out on doing something
impedir
to get in the way, to hinder, prevent or stop someone from doing something
detener
means to stop or detain , slow down or hold up the progress of, also means to arrest
detenerse
to stop moving or to pause
dolar
to hurt, to ache, physically, mentally or emotionally( to grieve or to distress)
lastimar
to hurt someone's standing or status or cause someone bodily injury
hacer daño
to cause someone bodily injury or to hurt someone's standing or status
ofender
to injure someone's feelings
acoger
to welcome, receive
empeñarse ( en)
to insist on, be determined to
hacer caso
to pay attention
la acogida
welcome, reception
el crisol
crucible, melting pot
la desventaja
disadvantage
la ley
law
controvertido/a
controversial