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Acquaintance

Conocimiento

2

Tickled their keyboards

Tocar suavemente sus teclados

3

Gatekeeper

Portero

4

Drill

Perforar, taladro, broca

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Bolt

Tornillo

6

Wit

Ingenio

7

Veritable magician

Verdadero mago. [Usado como intensificador]

8

Rolodex

Desktop Card Indexer

9

A good friend to boot.

Un buen amigo con el cual arrancar.

10

Sharp

Agudo

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Witty

Ingenioso

12

Pithy advice

Sustancial, conciso

13

Uncanny

Misterioso, raro

14

wannabe

Aspirante, candidato

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Nor ceased to be amazed

Ni dejó de sorprenderme

16

His wisdom runs the gamut

Gama

17

Bows and arrows

Arcos y flechas

18

Joyride

Fast and dangerous ride, specially one taken in a stolen car

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It was a mob scene

Multitud, muchedumbre

20

He speared a kielbasa

Speared. Arponear, atravesar con algo puntiagudo

Kielbasa. Una altamente sazonada salchicha polaca.

21

I gulped

Tragué, tragué saliva

22

You ever hear of idiot savants?

Sabio, erudito científico. En francés significa científico.

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Oh he just has the knack

Truco, maña, tino

24

Came the dismissive reply

Desdeñosa respuesta

25

What struck me the most about Ziggy’s party...

... me pegó, golpeó, hirió

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Digging a well

Pozo, Fuente

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that's a hump a lot of people never get over in other areas of their lives.

Joroba, loma, montecillo...

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Laborers of any stripe

Of any rank, of any type of uniform. Patrón en “V”, cosido que denota un rango militar.

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Start with gusto.

Entusiasmo

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Applying the shovel lavishly...

Shovel. Pala, mover con pala.
Lavishly. Extravagantemente, lujosamente.

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They stand back and survey their progress.

Inspeccionan, estudian

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They need to hone their skills

Afilar

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Not mindlessly

No sin pensar

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And not by rote

Y no por rutina

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Nothing a man or woman ever built stayed in perfect shape without a lot of TLC.

Tender
Loving
Care

Cuidado Amoroso y Cariñoso

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Ditto your network.

Ídem; Del mismo Modo; Lo mismo

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And don’t forget about pitfalls.

Trampas

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And as you become more proficient at the process...

Competente

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Your well will deepen.

Profundizará, ahondará, hacer más profundo.

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If you got a network, you’ve always got a paddle.

Proverbial Creek (Cherokee)

Indio Cherokee
Remo

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Foursome

Cuarteto

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We were in the clubhouse doing the postmortem when Jerry said...

1. An examination of a dead body to determine the cause of dead.
2. Urban. After a project, everyone gets together to discuss in a meeting.

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To stop a customer not only from dumping me...

Me deseche, me abandone

44

Bad to keep him from badmouthing me so totally my business would be ruined forever.

Difamar

45

He was dying of thirst before he even started clawing the ground.

Arañando el...

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That’s a helluva network... (talking about because 6degrees of separation, you could be selling I’m Jack Welch Office)

Abbreviation of”hell of a”. Used as an intensive to emphasize certain qualities about the noun. The meaning depends on the context.

He’s a helluva driver can mean either that he’s very skillful or that he’s a terrible driver.

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That’s Jerry’s nonpal’s way.

Pal: friend, buddy....
... el método sin amigos de Jerry.

48

All by your lonesome...

Solitario, desolado, soledad

49

What have you got for collateral?

Garantía de un préstamo.

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2 AM is a lousy Time to try to make new friends.

Malísimo, horrible, terrible, vil, asqueroso.