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1
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What is being said?

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Los Ángeles tiene el peor tráfico de EEUU.

Los Angeles has the worst traffic in the US.

2
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What is being said?

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Sus papás nos invitaron a cenar en un agradable restaurante.

Her parents treated us to dinner at a nice restaurant.

3
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What is being said?

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Me robó el corazón.

He stole my heart.

4
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What is being said?

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Los ladrones robaron las pinturas y las quemaron.

The thieves stole the paintings and burned them.

5
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What is being said?

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Consideraré su solicitud.

I will consider your request.

6
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What is being said?

A

Dile que es urgente.

Tell him it's urgent.

7
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What is being said?

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Esa app es muy cara.

That app is expensive.

8
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What is being said?

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Cuando ella se gradúe, le gustaría continuar estudiando español en una universidad.

When she graduates, she would like to continue studying Spanish at a university.

9
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What is being said?

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Se inspiró para aprender más acerca del país de sus padres.

She was inspired to learn more about her parents' country.

10
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What is being said?

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El ensayo debe estar escrito a mano, con letra clara, con tinta azúl o negra.

The essay must be neatly handwritten in blue or black ink.

11
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What is being said?

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Fue una de sólo dos mujeres que recibieron este título.

She was one of only two women to receive this title.

12
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What is being said?

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Se negó a cooperar.

He refused to cooperate.

13
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What is being said?

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No lo puedo negar.

I can't deny that.

14
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What is being said?

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Es un poco abrumante.

It's a bit overwhelming.

15
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What is being said?

A

¿Te cortaste?

Did you cut yourself?

16
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What is being said?

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De repente se puso muy callada.

She got really quiet all of a sudden.

17
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What is being said?

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No insultes mi inteligencia.

Don't insult my intelligence.

18
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What is being said?

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Para mí la pobreza no es falta de dinero.

For me, poverty is not lack of money.

19
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What is being said?

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Las sirenas son mitad mujer y mitad pez.

Mermaids are half woman and half fish.

20
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What is being said?

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Hiciste bien en decírmelo.

You were right to tell me.

21
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What is being said?

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Baja la voz en lugar de gritar.

Lower your voice instead of shouting.

22
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What is being said?

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Fue más dulce de lo que habíamos esperado.

It was sweeter than we had expected.

23
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What is being said?

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Vi un pavo silvestre por allá.

I saw a wild turkey over there.

24
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What is being said?

A

Simplemente respira profundo y relájate.

Just take a deep breath and relax.

25
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What is being said?

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No me hagas perder el tiempo.

Don't waste my time.

26
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What is being said?

A

Me resulta difícil creerlo.

I find that hard to believe.

27
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What is being said?

A

Aquí está el libro que ha estado buscando.

Here's the book you've been looking for.

28
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What is being said?

A

Pertenezco a este lugar.

This is where I belong.

29
Q

What is being said?

A

¡Quítate de mi camino!

Get out of my way!

30
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What is being said?

A

Esto puede parecer algo sorprendente.

This may come as somewhat of a surprise.

31
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What is being said?

A

Deja de hacerte el tonto.

Stop acting like a fool.

32
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What is being said?

A

Mi calendario está bien apretado.

My schedule is pretty tight.

33
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What is being said?

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La piel está en su mejor momento a los veintitantos.

Skin is at its best in our twenties.

34
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What is being said?

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Cuando era una adolescente, hacía lo que le daba la gana.

When she was a teenager, she did as she pleased.

35
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What is being said?

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No pudo haber llegado muy lejos.

He can't have gotten far.

36
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What is being said?

A

¡Qué vista impresionante!

What a breathtaking view!

37
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What is being said?

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Estás evolucionando favorablemente.

You're making satisfactory progress.

38
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What is being said?

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Yo no tocaría eso si fuera tú.

I wouldn't touch that if I were you.

39
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What is being said?

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¿Por qué no vas y averiguas por ti mismo?

Why don't you go find out yourself?

40
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What is being said?

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Preferiría que no hicieras eso.

I would rather you didn't do that.

41
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What is being said?

A

El libro fue bien recibido por la crítica y el público.

The book was well received by critics and the public.

42
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What is being said?

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¿Quien en su sano juicio iría a ver eso?

Who in his/her right mind would go see that?

43
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What is being said?

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Hay entre 100 y 400 mil millones de planetas en la Vía Láctea.

There are 100-400 billion planets in the Milky Way.

44
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What is being said?

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A este paso terminaremos el almuerzo justo a tiempo para la cena.

At this rate, we'll be done with lunch just in time for dinner.

45
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What is being said?

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No pude evitar oír su conversación.

I couldn't help overhearing their conversation.

46
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What is being said?

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Dijo que el huracán no podía ser tan malo como decían.

He said the hurricane couldn't be as bad as it sounded.

47
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What is being said?

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El jardinero vino a regar las plantas.

The gardener came to water the plants.

48
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What is being said?

A

¡No me lo perdería por nada (del mundo)!

I wouldn't miss it for anything (in the world)!

49
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What is being said?

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Todo se ha reducido a esto.

It's all come down to this.

50
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What is being said?

A

En los sitios de poca luz vas a necesitar una linterna.

You'll need a flashlight in poorly lit areas.

51
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What is being said?

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Algunas cosas es mejor no decirlas.

Some things are better left unsaid.

52
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What is being said?

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Ella tiene un sentido del humor mórbido.

She has a dark sense of humor.

53
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What is being said?

A

Esto es tortura.

This is torture.

54
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What is being said?

A

Por favor, deja la puerta entreabierta.

Please leave the door cracked.

55
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What is being said?

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Poder compartir mis fotos fue una de las razones por las cuales compré una cámara digital.

Sharing photos was one of the main things I had in mind when I bought that digital camera.

56
Q

What is being said?

A

Fue una conversación muy abierta y honesta y muchas cosas quedaron claras.

It was a very open and honest conversation and it made many things clear.

57
Q

What is being said?

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De repente siento frío y al minuto siguiente calor.

I'm cold one minute and hot the next.

58
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What is being said?

A

¿Cuál es el mejor episodio de la serie?

Which is the best episode in the series?

59
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What is being said?

A

Podemos determinar la edad de un árbol contando sus anillos.

We can determine the age of a tree by counting its rings.

60
Q

What is being said?

A

Déjame explicártelo.

Let me break it down for you.

61
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What is being said?

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Ya está esparcido por todo Internet.

It's all over the Internet by now.

62
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What is being said?

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¡No encuentro mi lápiz y acabo de soltarlo!

I can't find my pencil and I just put it down!

63
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What is being said?

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Mi padre tiene una impresora láser.

My father has a laser printer.

64
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What is being said?

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Muy pocas personas logran ese nivel de éxito.

So few people achieve that level of success.

65
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What is being said?

A

¡No soy tan ingenuo como tú piensas!

I'm not as naive as you think!

66
Q

What is being said?

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Llegamos con 10 minutos de sobra.

We got there with 10 minutes to spare.

67
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What is being said?

A

¿Por qué le creerías más a un político que a un científico?

Why would you believe a politician over a scientist?

68
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What is being said?

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En realidad no son planes firmes.

They're not really firm plans.

69
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What is being said?

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Tienen una ventaja injusta.

They have an unfair advantage.

70
Q

What is being said?

A

Parece que has estado practicando.

It looks like you've been practicing.

71
Q

What is being said?

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A partir de entonces no volví a hablar con él.

From then on I didn't speak to him again.

72
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What is being said?

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Eso está claro.

That much seems clear.

73
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What is being said?

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Mi padre me llevaba a la catarata cuando era niño.

My father used to take me to the waterfall as a kid.

74
Q

What is being said?

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Lo siento, pero estoy decidido.

I'm afraid my mind's made up.

75
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What is being said?

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Ahora que lo pienso, sí lo mencionó.

Come to think of it, he did mention that.

76
Q

What is being said?

A

Deberías intentar disfrutar de la vida.

You should try to enjoy your life.

77
Q

What is being said?

A

Es una muestra de mi aprecio.

Consider it a token of my appreciation.

78
Q

What is being said?

A

La puerta está atascada.

The door is stuck.

79
Q

What is being said?

A

Si esto es alguna clase de truco, él se dará cuenta.

If this is some kind of trick, he'll figure it out.

80
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What is being said?

A

Mi hermana y yo le vamos a organizar una fiesta de regalos para bebé.

My sister and I are throwing her a baby shower.

81
Q

What is being said?

A

Quiero darle la oportunidad de demostrar su valía.

I want to give him a chance to prove himself.

82
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What is being said?

A

¿Y él qué tiene que ver con esto?

What does he have to do with it?

83
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Dónde está el botón de Imprimir?

Where's the Print button?

84
Q

What is being said?

A

Siga las instrucciones que aparecen en pantalla.

Follow the instructions on the screen.

85
Q

What is being said?

A

Si la pantalla se oscurece, es momento de cambiar la pila.

If the screen goes dim, it is time to replace the battery.

86
Q

What is being said?

A

La carpeta llamada "Lolcats" en su escritorio me hizo reír.

The folder named "Lolcats" on his desktop made me laugh.

87
Q

What is being said?

A

Necesitaré trabajar mucho más para mantener una conversación.

I'll need to work much harder to hold a conversation.

88
Q

What is being said?

A

Mientras él estaba a cargo, la ciudad vivía aterrorizada.

While he was in charge, the city lived in fear.

89
Q

What is being said?

A

Nunca se ha podido situar la ciudad perdida de Atlántida de forma convincente.

The lost city of Atlantis has never been convincingly located.

90
Q

What is being said?

A

Rara vez sentía ganas de socializar.

He rarely felt like socializing.

91
Q

What is being said?

A

Los derechos de la mujer reciben mayor atención.

Greater attention is being paid to women's rights.

92
Q

What is being said?

A

Nos hemos tomado el asunto demasiado a la ligera.

We have taken the issue too lightly.

93
Q

What is being said?

A

Es necesario tener un botiquín de primeros auxilios en casa.

It is necessary to have a first aid kit in your home.

94
Q

What is being said?

A

No lo voy a tolerar.

I won't stand for it.

95
Q

What is being said?

A

Espero que reconsideres tu decisión.

I hope that you will reconsider your decision.

96
Q

What is being said?

A

Tuvo un caso grave de intoxicación alimentaria.

He had an acute case of food poisoning.

97
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What is being said?

A

Siempre que sea posible, tratamos de evitarlo a él.

We try to avoid him whenever possible.

98
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What is being said?

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Sólo es una figura retórica.

It's just a figure of speech.

99
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What is being said?

A

Está abierta al debate.

That's open to debate.

100
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What is being said?

A

Espero no ofender tus creencias.

I hope I don't offend your beliefs.

101
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What is being said?

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Tú ves a un criminal aunque yo vea a una víctima.

Where you see a criminal, I see a victim.

102
Q

What is being said?

A

Los documentos pueden escanearse y enviarse por correo electrónico.

Those documents can be scanned and emailed to us.

103
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What is being said?

A

No estoy seguro de que eso cuente.

I'm not sure if that counts.

104
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What is being said?

A

Él es fácil de convencer.

He's a bit of a pushover.

105
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What is being said?

A

Debes practicar ejercicios de relajación para ayudar a lidiar con el estrés.

You should practice relaxation exercises to help deal with stress.

106
Q

What is being said?

A

Estaba al borde de la muerte.

He was on the brink of death.

107
Q

What is being said?

A

Muchas especies se encuentran en peligro de extinción.

Many species are at risk of extinction.

108
Q

What is being said?

A

Hicimos un trato.

We made a deal.

109
Q

What is being said?

A

Hizo como que no te oía.

She pretended not to hear you.

110
Q

What is being said?

A

¡Hágase la luz!

Let there be light!

111
Q

What is being said?

A

Apareció en las noticias de la tarde.

It made the evening news.

112
Q

What is being said?

A

Odio hacer el ridículo.

I hate making a fool of myself.

113
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What is being said?

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Cumplió y se casó con ella.

He made an honest woman out of her. (He finally married her.)

114
Q

What is being said?

A

No da la impresión de ser muy inteligente.

He doesn't come off as very bright.

115
Q

What is being said?

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El médico le dijo que había sufrido un desgarro muscular.

The doctor told him that he had a muscle tear.

116
Q

What is being said?

A

Inclinó la cabeza hacia un lado.

She cocked her head to the side.

117
Q

What is being said?

A

El presidente empleó algunos argumentos muy convincentes.

The president employed some very persuasive arguments.

118
Q

What is being said?

A

Siempre anda metiéndose en líos.

He's always getting himself into trouble.

119
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Ya tienes los resultados del examen?

Did you get back your test results yet?

120
Q

What is being said?

A

Espero que aguante sin llover hasta que llegue.

I hope the rain holds off till I get there.

121
Q

What is being said?

A

Hicimos un avance.

We had a breakthrough.

122
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What is being said?

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Estaba claro que estaba asustada y fuera de su zona de confort.

It was obvious that she was scared and out of her comfort zone.

123
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What is being said?

A

Me desconcertó su reacción.

I was taken aback by her reaction.

124
Q

What is being said?

A

Su cita con el doctor se puede hacer en línea.

Your appointment with the doctor can be made online.

125
Q

What is being said?

A

La experencia fue gratificante.

It was a rewarding experience.

126
Q

What is being said?

A

Estoy contigo a cada paso del camino.

I'll be at your side every step of the way.

127
Q

What is being said?

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Vamos a tener que hacer más exámenes.

We'll have to perform more tests.

128
Q

What is being said?

A

Considéralo un regalo.

Consider it a gift.

129
Q

What is being said?

A

Considéralo hecho.

Consider it done.

130
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What is being said?

A

¿Y que tengo yo que ver con ello?

How does it involve me?

131
Q

What is being said?

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Me molesta la insinuación.

I resent the implication.

132
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Hay sospechosos?

Are there any suspects?

133
Q

What is being said?

A

Hasta ahora no existen pruebas sólidas.

As of now, there is no hard evidence.

134
Q

What is being said?

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Creo que nadie me había llamado así antes.

I don't think anyone's ever called me that before.

135
Q

What is being said?

A

Estoy halagado.

I'm flattered.

136
Q

What is being said?

A

Sólo retrasas lo inevitable.

You're only delaying the inevitable.

137
Q

What is being said?

A

Es un sabio consejo.

That's wise advice.

138
Q

What is being said?

A

Ojalá pudiera decir lo mismo.

I wish I could say the same.

139
Q

What is being said?

A

Se quedó sin habla.

She was literally speechless.

140
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What is being said?

A

Me parece razonable.

That seems reasonable.

141
Q

What is being said?

A

Rápidamente se corre la voz.

Word gets around quickly.

142
Q

What is being said?

A

Hay muchos políticos que sólo hablan.

There's a lot of politicians who just talk.

143
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What is being said?

A

Tiene un futuro prometedor

It shows a lot of promise.

144
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What is being said?

A

Me duelen los huesos cuando empieza a hacer mucho frío.

My bones hurt when it starts getting too cold.

145
Q

What is being said?

A

Bueno, ya sé que suena algo cliché pero...

Well, I know it sounds like a cliché, but...

146
Q

What is being said?

A

El sentimiento es mutuo.

The feeling is mutual.

147
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What is being said?

A

Creo que deberías reconsiderarlo.

I think you should reconsider.

148
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What is being said?

A

Pensó que podía salirse con la suya.

He thought he could get away with it.

149
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What is being said?

A

Ese país tiene algunos de los monumentos mas famosos del mundo.

That country is home to some of the world's most famous landmarks.

150
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What is being said?

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Deberías mandarle una tarjeta a tu hermano para su cumpleaños.

You should send your brother a card for his birthday.

151
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What is being said?

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Estúpidamente ignoré sus consejos.

I stupidly ignored their advice.

152
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What is being said?

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Yo puedo manejar la situación.

I can handle this situation.

153
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What is being said?

A

Perdón por haberlo mencionado.

I'm sorry I brought it up.

154
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What is being said?

A

Ya casi se recupera del todo.

She's almost fully recovered.

155
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What is being said?

A

Ella significa mucho para él.

She means a lot to him.

156
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What is being said?

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¡Eso es un gran logro!

That's a huge achievement!

157
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What is being said?

A

A mí me parece que no avanzo nada de nada.

I don't seem to be making any progress.

158
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What is being said?

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Sería aconsejable que permaneciera en cama durante uno o dos días.

You may be advised to stay in bed for a day or two.

159
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What is being said?

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Debes decirle cómo te sientes.

You should tell her how you feel.

160
Q

What is being said?

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Debo de haberlo perdido.

I must have misplaced it.

161
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What is being said?

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¡Silencio! ¡Necesito concentrarme!

Quiet, I need to concentrate!

162
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What is being said?

A

Exageras, como de costumbre.

You're exaggerating, as usual.

163
Q

What is being said?

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Fue un regalo considerado.

It was a thoughtful gift.

164
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What is being said?

A

Debes tratar de animarlo.

You should try to cheer him up.

165
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What is being said?

A

Tiene algo a lo que aspirar.

He has something to look forward to.

166
Q

What is being said?

A

Queremos que sepa que su privacidad es protegida.

We want you to know that your privacy is protected.

167
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What is being said?

A

Esto es una pérdida de tiempo.

This is a waste of time.

168
Q

What is being said?

A

Quisiera visitarlos.

I'd like to pay them a visit.

169
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What is being said?

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Hoy fue a la escuela a pesar de que está enfermo.

He went to school today even though he's sick.

170
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What is being said?

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Los adolescentes de ese país se visten de manera similar a la de los países occidentales.

Teenagers in that country dress similarly to those in the west.

171
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What is being said?

A

Te ayudaremos para que te orientes bien.

We'll help you get your bearings.

172
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What is being said?

A

Me alegra que las cosas te estén yendo bien.

I'm glad things are going well for you.

173
Q

What is being said?

A

No dude en contactarnos para obtener más información.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

174
Q

What is being said?

A

¡En toda mi vida no he oído tantas quejas!

I've never heard so much complaining in my life!

175
Q

What is being said?

A

Se rumorea que han vuelto a la ciudad.

Rumor has it they're back in town.

176
Q

What is being said?

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No te decepcionaré.

I won't let you down.

177
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What is being said?

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Vamos a averiguarlo.

Let's find out.

178
Q

What is being said?

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Estoy listo para cualquier cosa.

I'm prepared for anything.

179
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What is being said?

A

Pueden ser muy persuasivos.

They can be very persuasive.

180
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What is being said?

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Eso significa mucho para mí.

That means a lot to me.

181
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What is being said?

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No quise faltarte el respeto.

I meant no disrespect.

182
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What is being said?

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El mejor lugar para esconder algo es a simple vista.

The best place to hide something is in plain sight.

183
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What is being said?

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¿Cuál fue tu primera impresión de él?

What were your initial impressions of him?

184
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What is being said?

A

No lo tomes a la ligera.

Don't take it too lightly.

185
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What is being said?

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Si tuviera una razón para quedarme, no me iría.

If I had a reason to stay, I wouldn't leave.

186
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What is being said?

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Desearía que nunca hubiera sucedido.

I wish it had never happened.

187
Q

What is being said?

A

Decidí retirar los cargos en su contra.

I've decided to drop the charges.

188
Q

What is being said?

A

Se le pasará.

She'll get over it.

189
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What is being said?

A

La compañía me vendría bien.

I could use the company.

190
Q

What is being said?

A

¡No puedo creer en lo que me he metido!

I can't believe what I got myself into!

191
Q

What is being said?

A

Me has decepcionado.

I'm disappointed in you.

192
Q

What is being said?

A

Se lo debía a ella.

I owed it to her.

193
Q

What is being said?

A

Pues, no sé nada acerca de eso.

Well, I don't know anything about that.

194
Q

What is being said?

A

Carlos es un mal perdedor.

Carlos is a sore loser.

195
Q

What is being said?

A

Menos mal que nos fuimos antes.

Good thing we left early!

196
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What is being said?

A

Hola, sólo te llamo para ponerme al corriente, para ver como estás...

Hey, I’m just calling to check in with you, to see how you’re doing...

197
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What is being said?

A

No hemos logrado llegar a un entendimiento.

We haven’t been able to reach an understanding.

198
Q

What is being said?

A

Le hice que me lavara los platos.

I got him to wash the dishes for me.

199
Q

What is being said?

A

Su respuesta no fue totalmente correcta.

Her answer was a bit off.

200
Q

What is being said?

A

Me vendría bien ir por una pizza.

I could go for some pizza.

201
Q

What is being said?

A

Tiene muchas cosas a su favor.

He’s got a lot going for him.

202
Q

What is being said?

A

Ella te ayudará a ponerte al corriente.

She’ll help get you up to speed.

203
Q

What is being said?

A

¡Abrígate bien, que afuera está helando!

Bundle up, it’s freezing out there!

204
Q

What is being said?

A

¿Qué tenías en mente?

What did you have in mind?

205
Q

What is being said?

A

¡De verdad tiene un talento natural!

She’s a natural!