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cotidiano/a
daily
la creencia
belief
dirigirse a
to address (someone), go toward
el disparate
nonsense
en cambio
on the other hand, but, however
es decir
that is
equivocarse
to make a mistake, be wrong
por un/otro lado
on the one/other hand
la semejanza
similarity
la tarea
task, hw
ser confuso/a
to be unclear, confusing (inanimate subject)
estar confuso/a y confundido/a
to be confused, mixed up (animate subject)
tratar a alguien
to treat someone
tratar de + infinitivo
to try to do something with intention
tratar de + sustantivo
to deal with, to try to do something with a them or idea (movie)
tratarse de
to be a question of, be about, be, to try to do something (like win lottery)
el acontecimiento
event
el alboroto
commotion, racket, stir
alcanzar
to attain, reach
aprovechar
to take advantage, make good use of
atragantarse
to choke
el/la consejero/a
advisor
la exigencia
demand
levantar
to raise, lift, cause
la picardía
craftiness, wiliness
tal
such
la ventaja
advantage
pretender
to intend, try
fingir
to pretend, feign, fake
el orden
order = diposition of things, succession, sequence
la orden
order = command, mandate religious order
analfabeto/a
illiterate
controvertido/a
controversial
descatar
to unleash
descartar
to rule out, dismiss, reject the possibility
la frontera
border, frontier, boundary
gravemente
seriously
la jerga
jargon, slang
pasajero/a (adj.)
temporary, passing
el porvenir
future
la lengua, el idioma
language
el lenguaje
specialized language
comprobar
to check, find out, verify
probar
to test, prove/ to taste
probarse
to try on (clothes)
próximo/a
next (for future actions)
siguiente
next (for past actions)
el chiste
joke = a funny story
la broma
a practical joke, trick, prank
gastar bromas
to play practical jokes