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see to, deal with, look after

(Send a memo to one of your staff so that the can look after the office during your holidays)
encargarse

(Envia un memorando a uno de tus subordinados para que se encargue de la oficina durante tu ausencia)
ensure/insure (make sure)

(He made sure of the success of his business)
asegurar (asegurarse)

(Aseguró el éxito de su empresa)
routine
rutina
attend
asistir
finish off

(I hope you can finish it)
acabar

(Espero que tu pueda acabarlo)
research
investigación
preliminary
preliminar
link

He was the most important link in the chain)
eslabón

(Él era el eslabón más importante en la cadena)
fall

(free fall)
(He fell down the stairs)
caída, caerse

(caída libre)
(Se cayó por las escalera)
go, come, arrive, give aid/help

(He is always prepared to help anybody)

(I have no-one to turn to)
acudir

(Siempre está dispuesto a acudir en auxilio de cualquiera)

(No tengo aquién acudir)
court of law

(to go to court)
tribunal (m)

(acudir a los tribunales)
encouraging
esperanzador

(Expresa un deseo probable y esperanzador)
meaning

(I don't understand its meaning)
(...but with different meanings)
sentido, significado
(No comprendo su significado)

intención
(...pero con diferentes intenciones)
forecast

(What is the forecast for tomorrow?)
(They forecast snow for tomorrow)
pronóstico
(¿Cuál es el prognóstico del tiempo para mañana?)

prognosticar, prever
(Se prevé que mañana nevará)
safely

(They returned safely)
(We can safely say...)
sin incidentes
(Legaron sin incidentes)
(Podemos decir con confianza que...)
set-back, hitch
(The trip went without a hitch)
contratiempo
(El viaje fue sin contratiempos)
flat

(The surface is flat)
(The country is flat)
(Your explanation is clear)
llano, plano

(La superficie es plano)
(La paisaje es llano)
(Tu explicación es lleno
miss (something or someone), to be homesick for, yearn for

(I miss my own bed = I find this bed strange)
(I will miss hearing her voice)
añorar (o tener nostagia del país, echar de menos (a alguien), extrañar

(Extraño mucho la cama)
(Echaré de menos oír su voz)
risk

(You run the risk...)
riesgo

(Corres el riesgo...)
shade, tinge, nuance

(There was a derogatory note in her words)
matiz (m)

(Había un matiz despectivo en sus palabra)
derogatory, disparaging
despectivo
contempt

(She looked at me with contempt)
desprecio, desdén

(Me miró con desprecio)
disrespect

(contempt of court)
desacato

(desacato al tribunal)
become aware, find out about, learn of (inform, make aware)

(I find out about what happens in other parts of the world with the Internet)
enterarse de (enterar, informar)

(Me entero de lo que paso en otros lugares del mundo)
move on
seguir delante
bush (the bush)

(Without beating around the bush)
abusto (el monte)

(Sin andarse [o irse] por las ramas [o con rodeos])
branch
rama
circumlocution, detour

(to speak out plainly)
rodeo

(hablar sin rodeos)
cold (to catch a cold)

(I've got a cold)
(I have caught a cold)
resfriado, catarro

(Estoy resfriado)
(He cogido un resfriado)
catch, pick up (a habit), grasp, gather (speed)

(He seized me by the arm)
(Please hold my bag for a moment)
coger

(Me cogió del brazo)
(Cógeme el bolso un momemnto, por favor)
Yo cojo (presente)
coja etc. (subjunctive)
Otherwise regular.