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"I can see that" or "It shows"

Notarse (it's a nice, dry comment that says that you, too, can perceive the obvious)

2

If someone reminds you that it's the rainy season, you might respond: "I figured that out" or "But of course"

Se nota

3

Your friend, screaming, tells you she's angry. You say: "So I see."

Se te nota (literally, one notes that in you)

4

"To note something down" or "To make note of"

anotar, apuntar (but not notar!)

5

"to stop"

parar or parase

6

"Stop the world, I want to get off"

Pare el mundo, quiero bajarme.

7

"Where does the train stop?"

¿Dónde para el tren?

8

"Stop it" or "cut it out" (when someone is talking too much or the kids are screaming)

Párale

9

"to stand up"

pararse

10

"standing up"

parado

11

Travelers will sometimes ask if there is room on a train or bus and be told: "If you want to travel standing up."

Si quiere ir parado.

12

"Get up, where going." (in a colloquial way)

Párate que nos vamos.

13

Distinguis between parar and pararse for "to stop." ____ is for stopping unassisted whereas ____ suggests stopping something else.

pararse; parar

14

"I stopped the car."

Paré el carro.

15

"The car stopped."

El carro se paró.

16

"to seem" (this verb is encountered more frequently than the english equivalent)

parecer

17

"What do you think?" (with parecer)

¿Qué te parece?

18

"Is that ok with you" (with parecer)

¿Te parece?

19

"I don't like it" (with parecer)

No me parece.

20

"Fine with me." (with parecer)

Me parece bien.

21

"to resemble"

parecerse

22

"I take after my mother." (with parecer)

Me parezco a mi madre.

23

"to look like" (in the sense of "to look as if")

parece que

24

"It looks (as if) it's about to rain." (with parecer)

Parece que va a llover.

25

"to happen"

pasar

26

"to pass" (although it's a bit slangy at the dinner table).

Pasar

27

"What's on Channel 8?"

¿Qué están pasando en el 8? (estar dando in South America)

28

"They're showing the new Niro movie at the Cine Colon." (on channel 8)

Están pasando la nueva película de Niro en el Cine Colón. (in South America, the phrase of choice is estar dando)

29

"to happen to" (with pasar) in the sense of "to become of"

pasar con

30

"What happened to Juan?" (assuming he's running late)

¿Qué pasó con Juan?

31

"What's bugging you?" (with pasar)

¿Qué te pasa?

32

"What happened to (him, her)?)

¿Qué le pasó?

33

"to get too far" (with pasarse)

pasarse de

34

"(he/she) was too clever" or "(he/she) was too sneaky," implies that the person got caught at it (with pasarse)

Se pasó de listo

35

When a person ___ ___ __ ___ with another person, it can mean that he or she is making unwelcome sexual advances.

Se pasa de listo (lista)

36

"That guy made a (rude) pass at María." (with pasarse)

Ese señor se pasó de listo con María. This formula of pasarse de can be used

37

"You are being overly generous."

Usted se pasa de generosa.

38

"To ask" "To ask for"

pedir (although ordenar is gaining ground)

39

Pedir should make you think of ____ and the _____.

indirect commands; the subjunctive

40

"Ask him to leave."

Pídele que se vaya.

41

"to ask permission"

pedir permiso

42

"to apologize"

pedir perdón

43

"to ask for información"

pedir informes

44

"to ask for help"

pedir ayuda

45

"to borrow"

pedir prestado (is the correct phrase) but prestar is often handier.

46

"It's easier to ask forgiveness than permission."

Es más fácil pedir perdón que pedir permiso.

47

"to think"

pensar

48

"to have been thinking" or "to be thinking about", use: creer or pensar?

pensar

49

"I plan to go tomorrow." (pensar)

Pienso irme mañana.

50

"I intend to stay a couple of days."

Pienso quedarme unos días.

51

"to think of" or "to have in mind"

pensar en

52

"to think about" or "to consider"

pensar + sobre (or acerca de)

53

"to think of"

pensar de (in the sense of an opinión, and is a lot like creer)

54

"I'm thinking of (remembering, daydreaming about) our vacation."

Estoy pensando en nuestras vacaciones.

55

"What do you think of our vacation (so far)?"

¿Qué piensas de nuestras vacaciones?

56

"no way!" (with pensar)

¡ni pensarlo!

57

"on second thought"

pensándolo bien

58

"without thinking" "unintentionally"

sin pensar

59

"to handle" or "to deal with" (poder + ___ )

poder+con

60

"to be able"

poder

61

A student who has trouble learning biology might lament: (with poder)

No puedo con la biología.

62

"The Lions Couldn't Handle the Bulls."

Los Liones No Pudieron con Los Toros

63

"Fidel, Fidel, what does Fidel have, that the Americans can't (defeat) him?"

Fidel, Fidel, ¿Qué tiene Fidel, que los americanos no pueden con él?

64

"to tolerate" (with poder + ___ in certain contexts)

poder + con, is the same as, aguantar

65

"Arrgh, I just can't stand my brother!" (with poder)

¡Ay, no puedo con mi hermano!

66

"He can't even stand himself." (with poder)

No puede ni consigo mismo.

67

"May I?"

¿Se puede?

68

"Could be" or "maybe"

puede ser

69

"It could be that" or "maybe . . . "

Puede que + subjunctive