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corregir
to correct
traducir
translate
conocía
I knew, I was acquainted with
conocí
I met, made the acquaintence of
costaba
it cost (before purchasing)
costó
it cost (after purchasing)
podía
I could, was able to (I was in a position to)
pude
I was able to (and did)
no podía
I was not able to, could not
no pude
I tried (but couldn't)
quería
I wanted to, desired to
quise
I tried to
no quería
I didn't want to
no quise
I refused, would not
sabía
I knew, knew how to, had knowledge that
supe
I learned, found out
tenía
I had (in my possession)
tuve
I had, recieved
tenía que
I had to (but did not necessarily do it)
tuve que
I had to (and did do it)
presente de acabar de + inf
have (has) just (done something)
imperfecto de acabar de + inf
had just (done something)
Por poco + verbo en el presente
almost + past tense
time (en sentido general)
tiempo
time (en el reloj)
hora
time (para indicar ocasion o frecuencia)
vez, veces
a la vez, al mismo tiempo
at the same time
anticuado/a
old-fashioned, behind the times
a tiempo
on time
a veces
at times
de vez en cuando, de cuando en cuando
from time to time
decir la hora
to tell time
en muy poco tiempo, en seguida
in no time, at once
edad
time of life
hora de verano
daylight savings time
nuestra epoca
our times
por
times (multiplied by)
pasar un (buen) mal rato
to have a (good) bad time
ser hora de
to be time to
una y otra vez
time after time, over and over again
ya es (era) hora
it is (was) about time
asesinar
to assassinate
atención
attention
apreciar
to appreciate
cloro
chlorine
aparenta
look
aplaca
placate
atrapan
trap
baratijas
cheap items
condena
sentence, condemn
de marca
brand name
encubierto
hide, conceal
impune
unpunished
leve
light, trivial
mezquino
mean, petty
poca cosa
not much
pronostica
prediction
recalca
emphasize
revancha
revenge
salpicada
splash
Annimate: hot (vulgar), passionate (sexual connotation; characteristic)
Inannimate: warm, normally of warm temperature
ser caliente
ANN: cold (having a cold personality)
INANN: cold, normally of cold temperature
ser frío
ANN: sensitive to cold
ser friolenta
ANN: hot (to the touch); hot (vulgar)(sexual connotation; condition)
INANN: hot (to the touch), having a high temperature at a given time
estar caliente
ANN: cold (to the touch)
INANN: cold (to the touch), having a low temperature at a given time
estar frío
AN: feverish
estar calenturiento
ser aburrido
boring
estar aburrido
bored
ser borracho
a drunk(ard)
estar borracho
drunk
ser bueno
good
estar bueno
in good health
ser callado
quiet
estar callado
silent
ser cansado
tiring
estar cansado
tired
ser completo
exhaustive, total
estar completo
not lacking anything
ser consciente
conscientious
estar consciente
aware of, conscious
ser despierto
alert, bright
estar despierto
awake
ser divertido
amusing
estar divertido
amused
ser entretenido
entertaining
estar entrenido
occupied (involved)
ser interesado
(a) mercenary (person)
estar interesado
interested
ser listo
witty, clever
estar listo
ready
ser malo
bad
estar malo
sick
ser nuevo
brand-new
estar nuevo
like new
ser seguro
sure to happen, safe (reliable)
estar seguro
certain, sure (about something)
ser verde
green (in color)
estar verde
unripe
ser vivo
lively, witty, bright (color)
estar vivo
alive
asomado (a la ventanna)
looking out (the window)
arrodillado
kneeling
ausente
absent
colgado
hanging
contento
in a happy mood
de acuerdo
in agreement
de buen (mal) humor
in a good (bad) mood
de guardia
on duty, on call
de moda (pasada de moda)
fashionable (out of style, unfashionable)
de pie, parado
standing
de vacaciones
on vacation
descalzo
barefoot
escondido
hiding
presente
present
satisfecho
satisfied
sentado
sitting
ansioso
anxious
alegre
happy
avergonzado
ashamed
decepcionado
disappointed
emocionado
touched
ilusionado
excited
orgulloso
proud
temeroso
fearful
acostumbrado a
used to
ansioso por (de)
anxious to
cansado de
tired of
cubierto de
covered with
decidido a
determined to
dispuesto a
willing to, determined to
enamorado de
in love with
encargado de
in charge of
enemistado con
estranged from, an enemy of
libre de
free from
listo para
ready to
loco de
crazy with
loco por
most anxious to
lleno de
filled with
peleado con
not on speaking terms with
rodeado de
surrounded by
vestido de
dressed in, dressed as
Apology (excuse)
disculpa, excusa
application (for a job, school, etc.)
solicitud, planilla
argument (quarrel, dispute)
discusión, pelea
boat (large ship)
barco
card (postcard, ID)
tarjeta
compromise (settlement by mutual concessions)
acuerdo, convenio
confidence (trust, faith)
confianza
dependent
persona a (su) cargo
engineer (train)
maquinista
faculty (professors)
profesorado, profesores
lecture
conferencia
mark (school grade)
nota
notice
aviso
office (doctor's)
consulta, consultorio
official (person holding a public office)
funcionario
policy (plan or regulation)
política
question (interrogation)
pregunta
success
éxito
subject (school)
asignatura
assume (to suppose)
suponer
attend (to be present)
asistir
pretend (to feign, make believe)
fingir
realize (to be or become aware)
darse cuenta de
register (in school)
matricularse, inscribirse
resign (a position)
renunciar a
save (money)
ahorrar
support (to provide for a person)
mantener
actual (true, real)
real, verdadero
effective (something that works)
eficaz
formal (elegant)
de etiqueta
ordinary (common, average)
común, vulgar
peculiar (odd, eccentric)
extraño
quiet (subdued, nontalkative)
tranquilo, callado
vulgar (rude, obscene)
grosero
agradar(le) (a uno)
to like
alcanzar(le) (a uno)
to have enough
caer(le) bien (mal, etc.)
to create a good (bad) impression (on one), to like
convenir(le) (a uno)
to suit one's interests, to be good for
costar(le) trabajo (a uno)
to be hard (for one); to have a hard time + -ing form
dar(le) lastima (a uno)
to feel sorry for
disgustar(le) (a uno)
to dislike
encantar(le) (a uno)
to delight, to charm; to be delighted with
extranar(le) (a uno)
to be surprised
fascinar(le) (a uno)
to delight, to charm, to fascinate; to be fascinated by
hacer(le) falta (a uno)
to need
importar(le) (a uno)
to matter (to one); to mind
interesar(le) (a uno)
to interest (one); to be interested in
molestar(le) (a uno)
to bother (one); to be bothered by
parecer(le) (a uno)
to seem (to one)
preocupar(le) (a uno)
to worry; to be worried by
quedar(le) (a uno)
to have left
quedar(le) bien (mal) (grande, pequeno)
to fit right (badly); to be unbecoming; to be too large (small) (for one)
resultar(le) agradable (desagradable, dificil, doloroso, facil, penoso, triste) (a uno)
to be (turn out to be)pleasant (unpleasant, difficult, painful, easy, distressing, sad) (for one)
sobrar(le) (a uno)
to have in excess, to have more than enough, to have left over
sorprender(le) (a uno)
to be surprised
tocar(le) el turno (una rifa, la loteria) (a uno)
to be (one's) turn; to win (a raffle, a lottery prize)
hacerse el nuevo
to pretend to be innocent (surprised)
hacerse gracioso
to say or play an unpleasant joke, to try to be funny
hacerse el tonto/ el loco
to play dumb
hacerse de la vista gorda
to pretend not to notice, to look the other way
acceder a
to agree to
aconsejar
to advise
conseguir
to succeed in
consentir en
to consent
dejar
to let, to allow
disgustar(le) (a uno)
to dislike
empenarse en
to insist
estar de acuerdo con
to agree with (approve of)
exhortar
to exhort
exigir
to demand
hacer
to have or make (someone do something)
impedir
to prevent
intentar
to try
lograr
to succeed in, bring about that
mandar
to order
obligar a
to force
openenrse a
to oppose
ordenar
to order
pedir
to ask (someone to do something)
permitir
to allow
procurar
to try
prohibir
to forbid
proponer
to propose
rogar
to beg
sugerir
to suggest
suplicar
to beg, implore
Que tengas feliz viaje
Have a happy trip
Que Dios te bendiga
God bless you
Que aproveche
Bon apetit
Mueran los enemigos del pueblo
Down with the enemies of the people
Que en paz descanse
May he/she rest in peace
admirar(le) (a uno)
to be astonished
alegrarse de, alegrar(le) (a uno)
to be glad
celebrar
to be glad
dar(le) lastima (a uno)
to feel sorry
esperar
to hope
indignar(le) (a uno)
to anger
lamentar
to regret
molestar(le) (a uno)
to bother
sentir
to regret
sentirse orgulloso (avergonzado) de
to feel proud (ashamed)
temer, tener miedo de, tenerle miedo a
to fear
bastar
to be enough
convenir
to be advisable
parecer mentira
to seem incredible, impossible
poder ser
to be possible
que lastima
what a pity
ser bueno
to be a good thing
ser dificil
to be unlikely
ser dudoso
to be doubtful
ser extrano
to be strange
ser facil
to be likely
ser importante
to be important
ser lastima
to be a pity
ser preferible
to be better
ser urgente, urgir
urgent
valer mas
to be better
valer la pena
to be worthwhile
inagotable
inexhaustable
desabotonar
unbuttoned
desalentar
discouraging
desatar
untying
descarrilar
to disrail
descolgar
to take down
descongelar
to de-ice
destornillar
to unscrew
destapar
to uncover
desenvolver
to unfold
desenganchar
to unhitch
desenchufar
to disconnect
descuidar
to neglect
descoser
to unstitch
en cambio
on the other hand
aunque
although
por otra parte
on the other hand
puesto que (pues)
since (cause or motive)
cueste lo que cueste
no matter how much it may cost
pase lo que pase
whatever happens
puedas o no (puedas)
whether you can or not
quieras o no (quieras)
whether you be willing or not
el calavera
womanizer
la calavera
skull
el canal
canal, channel
la canal
gutter, conduit
el capital
capital (money)
la capital
capital (city)
el colera
cholera
la colera
anger
el coma
coma
la coma
comma
el cometa
comet
la cometa
kite (toy)
el corneta
bugler
la corneta
bugle; woman bugler
el corte
cut
la corte
court
el cura
priest
la cura
cure
el editorial
editorial
la editorial
publishing house
el frente
front (of building; military)
la frente
forehead
el gallina
coward
la gallina
hen
el guardia
guardsman
la guardia
guard (corps); woman guard
el guia
guide (man)
la guia
guide (book); telephone book; woman guide
el manana
tomorrow
la manana
morning
el orden
order (opp. of disorder)
la orden
order (command); religious order
el parte
dispatch, message
la parte
part, portion
el pendiente
earring
la pendiente
slope
el policia
policeman
la policia
police force or female officer
el vocal
male member of a board
la vocal
vowel or female member of a board
to ask (to request or demand)
pedir
pedir prestado
to ask to borrow
a fin de que
in order that, so that
a menos que
unless
a no ser que
unless
con tal (de) que
provided (that)
en caso (de) que
in case (that)
no sea (fuera) que
lest (so that... not), in case that
para que
in order that, so that
sin que
without
en cuanto
as soon as
hasta que
until
mientras (que)
while, as long as
tan pronto como
as soon as
por si acaso
just in case
a
to, at, in, for, upon, by
de
of, from, to, about
desde
since, from
en
in, into, at, on
entre
between, among
hacia
toward
para
for, to, on, by
por
for, by, in, through, because of, around, along
segun
according to
sobre
on, about, over
tras
after
a ciegas
blindly
a escondidas
behind someone's back, secretly
a la fuerza
against one's will, by force
a lo loco
in a crazy way
a oscuras
in the dark
a proposito
on purpose
a sabiendas
knowingly
a tontas y a locas
without thinking
gota a gota
drop by drop
paso a paso
step by step
poco a poco
little by little
uno a uno, uno por uno
one by one
acostumbrar a
to be accustomed to
arriesgarse a
to risk + -ing
atreverse a
to dare to
comprometerse a
to promise to
condenar a
to condemn to
dar a
to face (toward), look out on
esperar a
to wait to
negarse a
to refuse to
oler a
to smell of, like
parecerse a
to resemble
renunciar a
to give up
saber a
to taste of, like
salir a
to take after
traducir a
to translate into
contestador automatico, contestador de llamados
answering machine
electrodomesticos, blancos, enseres
appliances
cajero automatico, electrocajero
automatic teller
lapiz de pasta, lapicero, la birome
ballpoint pen
buscapersonas, el busca, radiolocalizador, rastreador de personas
beeper
casetera, tocacintas
cassette player
ropero, armario empotrado, el placard
closet
ordenador
computer
telefono inalambrico, telefono sin hilos
cordless telephone
lavajillas, lavaplatos
dishwasher
entrada, enganche, deposito, pago inicial, pronto, senal, sena
down payment
robot, procesador de alimentos
food processor
comal, plancha, calientaplatos
hot plate
vaqueros, mahones, bluyins, pantalones de mexclillas, blue jeans
jeans
lonchera, fiambrera
lunch box
marcador, plumon, rotulador, fibra, mechon
magic marker
trapeador, trapera, fregona, mapo, mopa, aljofifa, trapo y palo
mop
presilla, ganchito
paper clip
telefono de teclas, telefono de botones
push-button phone
grabador, radiocaset, radiorabador, radiograbadora
radio/tape player
nevera, heladera, refrigerador, refrigeradora
refrigerator
engra(m)padora, presilladora, abrochadora, grapadora, clipiadora
stapler
videograbadora, videocasetera, video
VCR
loro, walkman
walkman