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escritor
writer
enorme
huge
vimos un elefante enorme, we saw an enormous elephant
respuesta
answer, reply
sus plegarias no tuvieron respuesta, her prayers went unanswered
duro
hard, harsh, rough
y también dos huevos duros, ... and also two hard-boiled eggs
síno que
but rather
No es que no tenga ganas de ir contigo, sino que no tengo suficiente dinero para pagar
pretender
to expect, to try
pretendía que le diera la razón, he was trying to make me agree with him
marido
husband
piel
skin
hallar
to find
hallaré una respuesta, I'll find an answer, la hallamos muerta, we found her dead
sufficiente
enough
bastante 2 (presuntuoso) smug, complacent
grave
serious, deep
está muy grave, he's seriously ill
bajar
to go down, lower, turn down, get out
bajé corriendo la cuesta, I ran downhill
cubrir
to cover
acompañar
to accompany
¿prefieres que te acompañe?, do you want me to come with you?
establecer
to establish, set up
definitivo
definitive
en definitiva, in short
esfuerzo
effort
sin esfuerzo, effortlessly
lleno
full, covered, plump
luna llena, full moon
a través de
by means of, by way of, through
A través de este texto ustedes pueden entender las causas
común
usual, ordinary
es poco común, it's unusual
profundo
profound, deep
una herida muy profunda, a deep wound
dearollar
to develop, explain
ha desarrollado su musculatura desde que hace deporte, he has become more muscular since he started doing sport
unir
to join, unite
unieron sus empresas, they merged their companies
metro
meter, tape measure
metro cuadrado/cúbico, square/cubic metre
vuelta
return, turn, tour
ya estamos de vuelta, we are back already
recuerdo
memory, souvenir
tiene malos recuerdos de su infancia, he's got some unhappy memories from his childhood
ventana
window, nortril
nivel
level, standard
estamos tres metros sobre el nivel del mar, we are at three metres above sea level
tal vez
perhaps, maybe
same as quizás, Los crímenes tal vez pueden prescribir, the crimes may stop
permanecer
to stay, remain
permanecieron allí mucho tiempo, they stayed there for a long time
es decir
that is, that is to say, I mean
same as "o sea"
negar
to deny, refuse
no me niegues que te gusta, don't deny you like her
iniciar
to start, begin
iniciar el proceso de paz, to initiate the peace process
conocimiento
knowledge, consciousness
con conocimiento de causa, with full knowledge of the facts
dato
data, information
no tengo más datos sobre este autor, I don't have any more details about his author
ambos
both
hubo concesiones por ambas partes, concessions were made on both sides
comprobar
to check
déjame que compruebe que llevas bien atada la corbata, let me check to see whether your necktie is tied correctly
evitar
to avoid, avert
no pude evitar reírme, I couldn't help laughing
naturaleza
nature, constitution
es de naturaleza tímida, she's shy by nature
junto a
next to
gesto
face, gesture
puso gesto de desaprobación, he made a disapproving face
diario
newspaper, journal, diary
diario hablado, radio news
personaje
character, celebrity
es todo un personaje, she's quite a character
sino que
but rather
No es que no hable bien, sino que hablar es lo que practico lo menor.- It's not that I do not speak well, but rather speaking is what I practice the least.
asunto
affairs, business
no es asunto tuyo, it's none of your business