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Dificultad, momento dificil
hurdle
esclarecer algo
to clear something up
comentario dogmatico
sweeping statement
alcanzar el nivel de
to catch up with
retroceder, dar un paso atras
to step back
salto positivo, progreso significativo
leapfrog
camarada
comrade
fideo
noodle
surgir (brotar)
to spring up
sin rival
unrivaled
arriesgarse
to take the plunge
hacerse valer
to stake a claim
procurar
to strive to
estatus/posicion inferior
backseat
con destreza
nimbly
adelante
ahead
totalmente, absolutamente
starkly
estancado
stagnant
retrogrado, subdesarrollado
backward
promover
to further
abrir un camino
to blaze a trail
sustento
livelihood
con justicia, justamente
fairly
el mas destacado
the foremost
justo, limpio
fair
legal, legitimo, licito
lawful
habitante
dweller
viuda / viudo
widow / widower
enfermo, debil, achacoso
ailing
entrometerse, toquetear
to meddle
ascendente, para arriba
upward
impagado, deuda de pago
bad debt
cancelar (una deuda)
write off
alejarse, desvanecerse
to recede
crear problemas
to rock the boat
retener, retrasar, reprimir
to hold back
bajo, debajo de
beneath
consternacion
dismay
robo
theft
falso, falsificacion
fake
falsificar
to counterfeit
pequeno (establecimiento, comercio)
mom-and-pop
ser propenso a
to be prone to
titulares, afectados
incumbents
respiro, espacio para respirar
breathing space
encoger
to shrink (shrank, shrunk)
liquidar (vender lo que queda)
to sell something off
cerrar un negocio
to shut something down
luchar
to struggle
persistente, prolongado (-)
lingering
dejar algo para mas tarde
to put something on the back burner
tensiones sociales
social unrest
amenaza
threat
despiadado, encarnizado
cutthroat
costero
coastal
extension descontrolada de una ciudad
urban sprawl
consumir
to eat up
ganado
livestock
resurgimiento
reemergence