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contratar
to hire; to contract
despedir
to fire
entrevistar
to interview
estar a la venta
to be on/for sale
hacer cola
to be/to wait in line
hacer horas extraordinarias
to work overtime
tomar vacaciones
to take a vacation
renunciar (a)
to quit (a job)
solicitar
to apply (for a job)
las acciones
stock; share of stock
el/la accionista
shareholder
el almacén
department store
la Bolsa
stock market
el cajero/la cajera
teller
el cajero automático
ATM
la compañía
company
el contrato
contract
el desempleado/la desempleada
unemployed person
el desempleo
unemployment
el despacho
office (specific room)
el empleado/la empleada
worker, employee
el empleo
work, employment
la empresa
corporation
la entrevista
interview
las ganancias
earnings, profits
la gerencia
management
el/la gerente
manager
el hombre/la mujer de negocios
businessman/businesswoman
el mercado
market
la oficina
office (general term)
las pérdidas
losses
el secretario/la secretaria
secretary
el sindicato
labor union
el socio/la socia
partner, associate; member
la solicitud
application form
la tienda
store
la venta
sale
ahorrar
to save
cargar
to charge (to one's account)
cobrar
to charge (someone for something)
cobrar un cheque
to cash a check
gastar
to spend
ingresar
to deposit (funds)
invertir
to invest
pagar a plazos
to pay in installments
pagar en efectivo
to pay in cash
pedir prestado
to borrow
pedir un préstamo
to request/to take out a loan
prestar
to lend
retirar
to withdraw (funds)
la cuenta
account; bill
la cuenta corriente
checking account
la cuenta de ahorros
savings account
las deudas
debts
los gastos
expenses
las inversiones
investments
el préstamo
loan
la tarjeta de cajero
ATM card
la tarjeta de crédito
credit card
ya que
because/since
como
because/since; must be placed at the beginning of a sentence
puesto que
because/since
porque
because/since; cannot be used to begin a sentence
por
because of; (when preceding a noun)
cuestión
matter, subject, topic of discussion
pregunta
a question or interrogation
fecha
calendar date
cita
an appointment or social arrangement
los/las dos
both
ambos/ambas
both
tanto... como...
both... and...
acoger
to welcome
acostumbrarse (a)
to become accustomed (to)
adaptarse (a)
to adapt (to)
aportar
to bring, contribute
asimilarse
to become assimilated
emigrar
to emigrate
establecerse
to get settled, established
inmigrar
to immigrate
el anglosajón/la anglosajona
Anglo-Saxon
el aporte
contribution
el/la canadiense
Canadian
el/la chicano(a)
Chicano, Mexican-American
la ciudanía
citizenship
el crisol
melting pot
la emigración
emigration
el/la emigrante
emigrant
el/la estadounidense
American (from U.S.)
el exiliado/la exiliada
exile
la herencia
heritage
el/la hispano(a)
Hispanic, Hispanic American
la identidad
identity
la inmigración
immigration
el/la inmigrante
immigrant
el/la latino(a)
Latino, Latin American
la mayoría
majority
la minoría
minority
el orgullo
pride
el/la refugiado(a)
refugee
acogedor(a)
welcoming
bilingüe
bilingual
mayoritario/a
majority
minoritario/a
minority
orgulloso/a
proud
el/la argentino(a)
Argentine, Argentinian
el/la boliviano/a
Bolivian
el/la chileno/a
Chilean
el/la colombiano/a
Colombian
el/la costarricense
Costa Rican
el/la cubano/a
Cuban
el/la dominicano/a
Dominican
el/la ecuatoriano/a
Ecuadoran, Ecuadorian
el/la español/a
Spaniard
el/la guatemalteco/a
Guatemalan
el/la hondureño/a
Honduran
el/la mexicano/a
Mexican
el/la nicaragüense
Nicaraguan
el/la panameño/a
Panamanian
el/la paraguayo/a
Praguayan
el/la peruano/a
Peruvian
el/la puertorriqueño/a
Puerto Rican
el/la salvadoreño/a
Salvadoran
el/la urugrayo/a
Uruguayan
el/la venezolano/a
Venezuelan
asociarse
to associate
alquilar
to rent (out)
derrocar
to overthrow
empresario
manager
ferrocarril
railroad
estar dispuesto a + infinitive
to be ready or willing to do something
filial
filial
industrial/industrialista
industrialist, manufacturer
mano de obra
labor, manpower
la cifra
number
la colina
hill
el choclo
corn
la escritura
writing
la firma
signature
el notario
notary
el petróleo
oil
la propiedad
property
el propietario
proprietor
el sujecto
subject (person)
la superficie
surface
el terreno
land
el valle
valley
animarse a
to decide (to do something)
asomarse
to show, become visible
desanimarse
to lose energy or enthusiasm
plantear
to propose a theme or question
recorrer
to traverse, walk
cuadrado
square
el cabo de
after
de cuando en cuando
from time to time
morirse de risa
to die laughing
tragarse la píldora
to believe a lie
asignatura
subject, course
perder
to miss an opportunity of deadline because of poor timing
falter a
to miss an appointment or an event in the sense of not attending it
echar de menos
to miss a person who is away or absent
extrañar
to miss a person who is away or absent
ahorrar
to save (money)
salvar
to rescue or save from danger
guardar
to set aside, keep, or save
llevar
to transport or take something or someone from one place to another
tomar
all other cases of "take"
hacer un viage
to take a trip
tardar en
to take a certain amount of time to do something