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instante
(m.) instant, moment
padres
(m.) parents
un día de fiesta
a holiday
piso
(m.) (suelo) ground,
(de una habitación) floor (e.g.-piso de madera "wooden floor",(pavimento) pavement, surface (of a road, street)
(planta) floor, story
el quinto piso the fifth floor(apartamento) apartment, flat (Great Britain), (acción) stepping, walking, (suela) sole (of a shoe); mining, mineralogy, level (in a mine) geology stage; Chile , Peru(alfombra) carpet, rug; Chile (taburete) stool
propósito
(m.)(intención) intention, resolve; buenos propósitos, good intentions
(objetivo) purpose, aim
(asunto) subject matter
(idiomas)


a propósito
(por cierto) by the way, incidentally,(útil) handy, useful, el cheque me vino muy a propósito, the check came in very handy,(adecuado) suitable, appropriate,(apto) apt, relevant, lo que usted dice aquí es muy a propósito what you're saying here is very apt,(adrede) on purpose, deliberately
(idiomas)


a propósito de
in regard to, apropos of
(idiomas)


con el propósito de
in order to...
(idiomas)


con este propósito
to this end
(idiomas)


de propósito
intentionally, on purpose
(idiomas)


fuera de propósito
irrelevant, beside the point
(idiomas)


no venir a propósito
to be irrelevant, have nothing to do with the subject
(idiomas)


a cada instante
constantly, all the time
(idiomas)


al instante
immediately
velador
(m.),(guarda) guard, watchman;(candelero) candlestick;(mesita) pedestal table;(guardián nocturno), night watchman;
America-night table;
Argentina , Paraguay, Uruguay-night light;
Mexico-glass lampshade
velador
(f.), (lamparilla de dormitorio) night light;
Mexico, short thick candle
sentado, -da
(adj.) seated, sitting, e.g.-
estamos sentados en la orquesta, we are seated in the orchestra,(establecido) established, settled;(juicioso) sensible, judicious
(idiomas)


dar por sentado
to take for granted, assume
(idiomas)


pan sentado
stale bread
(idiomas)


sentar como anillo al dedo
to fit like a glove
extraordinario
adj., (excepcional) extraordinary, uncommon;
(extraño) strange, odd
(n.) extraordinario
(m.), (correo urgente) special delivery;(plato) extra dish (at a meal);
(periódico) special edition;
(remuneración) bonus
sustrato
(m.) substratum
alcanzado, -da
adj., achieved; (adeudado) in debt, in arrears;(falto) needy, short of money; (Colombia) wearied, fatigued
(idiomas)


alcanzar a

E.g.-no alcanzo a verlo
to manage to, be able to


I am not able to see it.
excepción
(f.), exception;
(idiomas)


a excepción de (or)
con excepción de
except for
decadencía
(f.), decadence, decline, e.g.-La decadencia del Imperio Romano, The decline of the Roman Empire
minoría
(f.) minority
(Idiomas)


Tengo(mucho)calor
I am(very)hot/warm.
comida
(F.),(alimentos) food: la comida escasea, food is scarce,(ingesta de alimentos) meal;(al mediodía) lunch: después de la comida siempre estamos un ratito de sobremesa, after dinner we always chat around the table
nación
(f.) nation
pupitre
(m.) writing desk (also: escritorio)
Desde ahora...
From now on...
Como una seda
Smooth as silk
Al menos...
At least...
Ya voy
I'm coming
Tener el pico de oro
To be eloquent
Tener en poco a
To hold in low esteem
Atrás de...
Behind...
A lo más
At most, At worst
abajo de...


E.g.-El libro esta abajo de mi cama.
underneath...


-The book is underneath my bed.
abordo de...


E.g.-No hay nada que se compare a un día abordo de un yate de pesca.
aboard...


-There is nothing that compares to a day aboard a fishing yacht.
a cambio de...


E.g.-No se puede entregar el patrimonio público a cambio de nada.
in exchange or trade for...


-the public patrimony cannot be given in exchange for anything.
a cargo de...


E.g.-La información se ha Divulgado a las personas a cargo del niño.
in charge of...

-The information was disclosed to the people in charge of the boy.
a causa de...

E.g.-La principal disputa entre los padres se produjo a causa de su hijo.
because of...


-The principal dispute between the parents came about because of their son.
acerca de...


E.g.-Este es un libro acerca de todos los libros, y tal vez, un libro dentro de otro libro.
about, concerning...


-This is a book about all books, and perhaps, a book within another book.
además de...


E.g.-Además de español, él habla tres otras idiomas.
besides, in addition to, as well as...


-Besides spanish, he speaks three other languages.