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el chef
chef
el crac
crack (cocaine)
tranquilo(a)
calm
la visa
visa
el/la turista
tourist
el billete (de a cinco)
(five-dollar) bill
los chavos
(colloquial, Dom. Rep.) pesos or dollars
los cuartos
(colloquial, Dom. Rep.) money, dough
hipotecar
to mortgage
la lana
(colloquial, Mexico) money, dough
prestar
to loan
agradecido(a)
grateful, appreciative
arreglar
to fix, fix up
arreglar los papeles
to get one's paperwork in order (e.g., for citizenship)
el barrio
neighborhood
la basura
garbage
caer preso(a)
(literally, "fall prisoner") to end up in jail
conseguir (i)
to get, to obtain
las costumbres
manners, habits
echar para adelante
(colloquial) to go forward, keep going
fijo(a)
fixed, permanent (e.g., work)
la gloria
glory, heaven
el inodoro
toilet
lavar
to wash
limpiar
to clean
limpio(a)
clean
la nieve
snow
el piso
floor
recuperar (recuperarse)
to get back, regain (to get better, recuperate)
salir adelante
to go forward, progress
el seguro
insurance
el sueño
dream
trabajador(a)
hard-working
el/la viudo(a)
widower (widow)
conocer como la palma de la mano
to know like the back of one's hand
dar/echar una mano a alguien
to help someone out, give someone a hand
meter la mano
(Dom. Rep.) to help someone out, give someone a hand
¡Manos a la obra!
Let's get to work!
mano(a)
short for hermano(a), used for a close friend
meter mano
to get going, get active
(no) poner una mano encima
to (not) lay a finger on
la bodega
(in most placed, storeroom or wine cellar)

(Dom. Rep.) small grocery store
chévere, cheverón (cheverona)
great, fantastic, super
mi pana
my friend (from panal, honeycomb)
relajar
to joke around
la vaina
(literally, "husk"; slightly vulgar) thing, situation, mess
viejo(a)
(literally, "old one") term of affection used for a parent; in many places this term can refer to a spouse
bendito(a)
blessed, often used ironically instead of maldito(a), damned
botar
to throw out
el cariño
affection
caer del cielo
(literally, "to fall from heaven") to come out of the blue
la cocina
kitchen
cocinar
to cook
el compadre (la comadre)
close friend, often a godparent of one's child
el cuarto
room
defraudar
to cheat; to disappoint, let (someone) down
enamorarse
to fall in love
la habitación
room
hacer caso
to pay attention
el letrero
sign
la migra
(colloquial) U.S. immigration
la nevera
refrigerator
preocuparse
to worry
el/la ratero(a)
thief
realizar
to realize, make (something) come true
robar
to rob, steal
el/la socio(a)
partner; member
tener la culpa
to be at fault