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Flashcards in 2016 09 14 Deck (68):
1

la esquina 

vs 

el rincón 

corner (outwards - "pointing" - you can bump against) 

vs 

corner (inwards - "hole" - can gather dust) 

2

para averiguar (informarse de) los precios

to find out the prices

3

pudoroso(a)

ashamed (shy/modest?)

4

maletero

trunk of a car

5

lejano (con es)

lejos (con estar)

far (from)

6

cercano (con es)

cerca (con estar)

close (to)

7

aislado

isolated

8

seco

dry

9

desertico

desert-like

10

selva

jungle

11

bosques

woods

forest

12

la ventilador(es)

fan

13

el abanico

handfan

14

oler 

huele mal

apesta

to smell (bad) 

smells bad

stinks

15

en vias de desarrollo

in the process of developing

16

narcomenudeo

≠ narcotraficante

(petty) drug peddler

(major) drug trafficker

17

lavado de dinero

money laundering

18

llegar a [SER]

volverse

to become (usually a profession)

to turn/become

19

"Estar en el lugar correcto, en el momento adecuado"

"To be in the right place at the right time."

20

trampas

(negative) loopholes

or "acts of cheating"

21

"truco o trata"

"trick or treat"

22

el disfraz

costume

23

lacio

straight

24

rizado(a)

curly

25

ondulado(a)

wavy

26

encrespado(a)

frizzy

27

perder el peso

to lose weight

28

una junta

una reunión

una sita

meeting (formal)

meeting

appointment/date

29

rasgos

features

30

pitillo (Colombia)

straw

31

ambos

los dos

both

32

quincena

biweekly

33

jubilado/a/s

retired people

34

cobrar

to collect (money that we are due)

35

corner (outwards - "pointing" - you can bump against) 

vs 

corner (inwards - "hole" - can gather dust) 

la esquina 

vs 

el rincón 

36

to find out the prices

para averiguar (informarse de) los precios

37

ashamed (shy/modest?)

pudoroso(a)

38

trunk of a car

maletero

39

far (from)

lejano (con es)

lejos (con estar)

40

close (to)

cercano (con es)

cerca (con estar)

 

41

isolated

aislado

42

dry

seco

43

desert-like

desertico

44

jungle

selva

45

woods

forest

bosques

46

fan

la ventilador(es)

47

handfan

el abanico

48

to smell (bad) 

smells bad

stinks

oler 

huele mal

apesta

49

in the process of developing

en vias de desarrollo

50

(petty) drug peddler

(major) drug trafficker

narcomenudeo

≠ narcotraficante

51

money laundering

lavado de dinero

52

to become (usually a profession)

to turn/become

llegar a [SER]

volverse

53

"To be in the right place at the right time."

"Estar en el lugar correcto, en el momento adecuado"

54

(negative) loopholes

or "acts of cheating"

trampas

55

"trick or treat"

"truco o trata"

56

costume

el disfraz

57

straight

lacio

58

curly

rizado(a)

59

wavy

ondulado(a)

60

frizzy

encrespado(a)

61

to lose weight

perder el peso

62

meeting (formal)

meeting

appointment/date

una junta

una reunión

una sita

63

features

rasgos

64

straw

pitillo (Colombia)

65

both

ambos

los dos

66

biweekly

quincena

67

retired people

jubilado/a/s

68

to collect (money that we are due)

cobrar