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apprentice
el aprendiz
chief of police
el comisario
shot
disparo
coup d'etat
el golpe (de estado)
secondary school
el liceo
strike
el paro, la huelga
prisoner
el preso / la presa
the prediction
el prono'stico
to support (an idea / candidate)
apoyar
to arrest
detener
to argue
discutir
to ruin
estropear
to fail
fracasar, no tener exito
to free
soltar
frequently
a menudo, con frecuencia
since
a partir de (desde)
to be in jail
estar preso
extraordinary
fuera de serie
to cry or call for help
pedir auxilio
help
el auxilio
overthrow
derrocar
dictator
el dictador
dictatorship
la dictadura
army
el eje'rcito
to elect; to choose
elegir
guerrilla fighter
el guerrillero
member of the military
el miltar
large
grande
long
largo
to stop doing something
dejar de
to prevent
impedir
to slow down or hold up progress
detener(se)
to hurt (physically, mentally, or emotionally)
doler
to cause someone bodily injury
hacer dan~o; lastimar
to hurt someone's feelings
ofender
to catch, capture
atrapar
to punish
castigar
to commit a crime
cometer un crimen
to imprison
encarcelar
to enforce
hacer cumplir
to judge
juzgar
to (give a) fine
poner una multa
to outlaw, prohibit
prohibir
to break the law
violar la ley
lawyer
abogado (a)
defense attorney
el abogado (a) defensor
accused
el/la acusado(a)
authorities
las autoridades
life imprisonment
la cadena perpetua
prison, jail
el ca'rcel
punishment
el castigo
crime
el crimen
criminal
el/la criminal
delinquency
la delincuencia
crime; criminal act
el delito
prosecuting attorney
el/la fiscal
judge
el/la juez
jury
el jurado
fine
la multa
the death penalty
la pena de muerte
police force
la polici'a
police officer
el polici'a / la mujer polici'a
witness
el/la testigo
victim
la vi'ctima
violence
la violencia
forbidden, prohibited
prohibido(a)
safe, secure
seguro(a)
to attack
asaltar
to murder
asesinar
to hold up, mug
atracar
to blackmail
chantajear
to spy
espiar
to forge, falsify
falsificar
to cheat
hacer trampa(s)
to plagiarize
plagiar
to rob, steal
robar
to kidnap, hijack
secuestrar
to bribe
sobornar
to rape
violar
to blowe up
volar (ue)
attack
el asalto
murder
el asesinato
murderer
el asesino/ la asesina
hold-up
el atraco
blackmail
el chantaje
spy
el/la espi'a
spying, espionage
el espionaje
graft, fraud
la estafa
person who commits graft
el estafador
forgery
la falsificacio'n
thief
el ladro'n/ la ladrona
theft
el robo
kidnapping
el secuestro
bribery
el soborno
terrorism
el terrorismo
terrorist
el/la terrorista
trap
la trampa
cheater
el tramposo
rape
la violacio'n