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el/la bisabuelo/a
great grandfather/grandmother
el/la descendiente
descendant
el/la emigrante
emigrant
el/la esclavo/a
slave
el/la extranjero/a
foreigner
el/la inmigrante
immigrant
el/la mestizo/a
half-breed, mixed blood
el/la mulato/a
mulatto
el/la pariente lejano/a
distant relative
el/la refugiado/a politico/a
political refugee
el/la residente
resident
el/la tatarabuelo/a
great, great grandfather/grandmother
la ascendencia
ancestry
la discriminacion, discriminar a alguien
discrimination, to discriminate against someone
emigrar, la emigracion
to emigrate, emigration
el extranjero
abroad
hacer algo contra su voluntad
to do something against your will
buscar nuevos horizontes
to look for new horizons
hacerse cuidadano/a
to become a citizen
hacerse la America
to seek success in America
inmigar, la inmigracion
to immigrate, immigration
la libertad
freedom
el orgullo
pride
recibir a alguien con los brazos abiertos
to receive someone with arms wide open
sentir nostalgia
to be homesick, to feel nostalgic (about something)
sentirse rechazado/a
to feel rejected
ser bilingue/trilingue/poligolta
to be bilingual/trilingual/a polyglot
ser mano de obra barata/gratis
to be cheap/free labor
ser oriundo/a de (+ ciudad o pais)
to be originally from (+ city or country)
ser una persona de pocos recursos
to be a low-income person
ser una persona preparada
to have an education
tener incentivos
to have incentives
tener iniciativa
to have initiative, drive
tener prejuicios contra alguien
to be prejudiced against someone
tener titulo
to have an education/a degree
tener un futuro incierto
to have an uncertain future
acabar/terminar
to run out (of)
caer
to fall
descomponer
to break down
olvidar
to forget
perder
to lose
quedar
to leave behind
quemar
to burn
romper
to break
a la hora de + infinitivo
when the time comes to + infinitive
a pesar de que
even though
Caray!
Geeze!
Fuiste a Guatemala a Guatepeor
You went from bad to worse.
Lo pasaste bien/mal, eh?
You had a good/bad time, right?
No puede ser./ No te creo
That can't be ture./ I don't believe you.
por parte de mi padre/madre
on my father's/mother's side
Que cursi!
How tacky!
Que genial!
How great!
Que horror!
How terrible/horrible!
Te cayo bien/mal, eh?
You liked/disliked him/her, right?
aconsejar
to advise
esperar
to hope
exigir
to demand
insistir en
to insist
pedir (i, i)
to ask (for)
preferir (ie, i)
to prefer
proponer
to propose
querer (ie)
to want
recomendar (ie)
to recommend
rogar (ue)
to beg
sugerir (ie, i)
to suggest
suplicar
to implore
es aconsejable
it's advisable
es buena/mala idea
it's a good/bad idea
es bueno/malo
it's good/bad
es importante
it's important
es mejor
it's better
es necesario
it's necessary
es preferible
it's preferable
el cerdo
pork
el cochinillo
roast suckling pig
el cordero
lamb
el solomillo
filet mignon
la ternera
veal
las anchoas
anchovies
el atun
tuna
el lenguado
sole
la merluza
hake
las sardinas
sardines
los calamares
calamari, squid
los camarones/las gambas
shrimp
los langostinos
prawns
los mejillones
mussels
las ostras
oysters
las aceitunas
olives
el aguacate
avocado
el durazno/el melocoton
peach
la manzana
apple
la naranja
orange
la pera
pear
la pina
pineapple
la sandia
watermelon
la berenjena
eggplant
la cebolla
onion
la lechuga
lettuce
el maiz
corn
la papa/la patata
potato
el pepino
cucumber
el pimiento (verde/rojo)
(green/red) pepper
el tomate
tomato
la zanahoria
carrot
las arvejas/los guisantes
peas
los garbanzos
chick peas
las lentejas
lentils
la salchicha
sausage
el arroz
rice
el flan
custard
el pastel
cake; pie
el pastelito
pastry
las almendras
almonds
el mani
peanuts
las nueces
nuts
la crema
cream
el azucar
sugar
la sacarina
saccharine
el agua mineral con gas/sin gas
sparkling water/mineral water
el cafe
espresso, coffee
el cafe con leche
coffee with milk
el cortado
espresso with a touch of milk
el vino
wine
congelados
frozen
enlatados
canned
frescos
fresh
el aperitivo
appetizer
el primer plato
first course
el segundo plato
second course
el postre
dessert
anadir
to add
bajar el fuego
to lower the heat
calentar (ie)
to heat
freir (i, i)
to fry
hervir (ie, i)
to boil
mezclar
to mix
subir el fuego
to raise the heat
Buen provecho.
Enjoy your meal
ser de buen comer
to have a good appetite
tener un hambre atroz
to be really hungry
querer repetir
to want a second helping
estar satisfecho/a /no poder mas
to be full (have enough to eat)
Acaso no sabias?
But, didn't you know?
dar catedra
to lecture someone (on some topic)
tener ganas de + infinitivo
to feel like +infinitive+ing
...y punto
and that's that