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unas cuantas cositas
a few (little) things
tengo no mas ___ anos
I am only ___ years old
hacia el norte
toward(s) the north
al cruzar
(up)on crossing
triques
personal things
por eso
that's why, therefore
proposito
purpose, intension
oeste
west
luego
then
los/las dos
both
ayuda
help, assistance
rumbo
route, direction
haciendas
farms, estates
documentos propios
proper documents
dificultades
difficulties
oro
gold
ofensa
offense
ejercito
army
traques de ferrocarril
railroad tracks
como
since, as
dejeme ver
let me see
todos los
everyone
tal mentira
such a lie
deje de tratar
quit (stop) trying
mentiroso(-a)
liar
podemos cancelar
we can cancel
de todos modos
anyway
por la necesidad
through/by necessity
lo mas pronto posible
as soon as possible
mediodia
noon
periodo
period, period (of time)
lo siento
I regret (am sorry)
muchisimo
very much
a pie
on foot, afoot
casi todas mis compras
almost all (of) my purchases
debiera pensar en eso
you should have thought of that
(Ud.) tiene razon
you are right
no parecia haber nada mas
there didn't seem to be anything else
como visitante
as a visitor
librito
little book
negocio
business
bastante tiempo
long enough
unas cuantas hectareas de tierra
a few hectares of land
ya no
no longer, anymore
yo habia de encontratlos
I was/had to meet them
cocinero
cook
lavaplatos
dishwasher
aqui
here
aca
(over) here
alli
there
alla
(over) there
pedi prestado
I borrowed
bien vestido
well-dressed
credenciales
credentials
cualquiera
anyone
frente (f)
forehead
frente (m)
front
estar dispuesto
be willing
algo mas
anything more/else
de nuevo
again
lo(s)/la(s) demas
the rest
de criada
as a maid
maestro
teacher
tarjeta de seguro social
social security card
mica
card (immigration)
pies de altura
feet tall
mis propios gastos
my own expenses
dias despues
days later
escuela catolica
catholic school
cuarto y comida
room and board
el/la ayudante
assistant
la proxima manana
the next morning
placa
badge
cicatriz larga
long scar
caso
case
vamonos
let's go
llevar puesto
have on, wear
privado
private
el norte de Tejas
North Texas
de regreso
on the way back
a fines de
at/towards the end of
el/la siguiente
the following
oveja
sheep
pasaporte local
local card (passport)
a su campo
at his camp
yo no iba a recibir
I was not going to receive
nada mas
anything/nothing else
sueldo
wages, salary
Quiere ud. decir
Do you mean to say
amnistia
amnesty
medianoche
midnight
viajes regulares
regular trips
cruce
crossing
poquito despues del obscurecer
a little after dark
claro
certainly, clear, of course
el/la tractorista
tractor driver
granero
barn, granary
apenas fuera de
just outside of
el/la inmigrante
the immigrant
al mismo tiempo
at the same time
monte
(high) brush, mountain(s), hill
correctamente
correctly
ser cupable
be guilty
un trabajo
a job
con mucho urgencia
very badly, with great urgency
poco despues de eso
shortly after that
agricultura
agriculture
generalmente
generally
camion
truck
en seguida
next, following, right away, immediately
tan pronto
so soon
tener suerte
be lucky
cita
appointment, date
libre y voluntarimente
freely and voluntarily
verdadero
true
el/la unico(-a)
the only one or only
archivo
records
tarjeta residencial alterada
altered resident alien card
reporte
report
hacerme preguntas
to questions me / ask me questions
ocasion
occasion
hacer compras
shop, make purchases
habia hecho mis compras
I had made my purchases
labor de cebolla
work in the onion fields
el camionero
the trucker / truck driver
de altura
in height
bigote chiquito
small mustache
muy feo
very ugly
cara picada de viruelas
pock marked face
zapateria
shoe shop, store
de otro modo
otherwise
taller
the shop
edificio de madera
wooden building
sobre
about, over, on (top of), upon
hacer la lucha
to make the effort
el/la comerciante
a businessman/woman
exactamente
exactaly
de vez en cuando
from time to time, once in a while
hasta la capital
to Mexico City
cabra
goat (female)
yo pensaba mandar
I intended/planned to send
la lancha
the boat
pescador
fisherman
banco/orilla del rio
bank of the river, river bank
arbol
tree
vereda
the train, path
entre
between, among
molino (de viento)
windmill
tuna de los nopales
prickly pear apples
conejo
rabbit
tener miedo
to be afraid
morir de hambre
starve to death, die of hunger
dar de comer
feed, give to eat
amable
kind, friendly
necesitan mucho
need badly/a lot
mula
mule
piedra
rock
ranchito
(little) ranch
estar ubicado
to be located
hogar
home
de veras
really, truly
la multa
the fine
favor de + inf.
please do something
cajuela
car trunk
garita
entrance gate, port of entry
barra
bar (iron, soap, etc.)
adentro, adv; dentro de, prep
inside (of), within
tener exito
to succeed
tarjeta residencial / de residente
resident alien card
de que marco y modelo es el carro
what make and model is the car
muy amigo mio
a very good friend of mine
aunque
although, even though
todavia
still
peligro
danger
oferta
offer
ninito
baby, little boy, little child