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"to end" "to finish"

acabar, terminar

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"to finish off"

acabar con, terminar con

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"I finished off the milk"

"Acabé con la leche"

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"to run out of" (reflexive)

acabarse

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"We've run out of money" (reflexive)

Se nos acabó el dinero

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"it's over" "I'm out of it" (like when the newstand runs out of papers) (reflexive verbs)

Se acabó; Se terminó

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"We're out of it" (using estar)

Está agotado; está acabado isnt usually used in this sense. Está acabado is used for 'he's washed up.

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"to have just"

acabar de

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"It's finished"

Está acabado

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"He's washed up" colloquially

Está acabado

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"I've just eaten"

Acabo de comer

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"I had just eaten when you arrived."

Acababa de comer cuando llegaste.

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"to dawn"

amanecer

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"How did you sleep?"

¿Cómo amaneciste?

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"he woke up all dead"

Amaneció muerto

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"to go around"

andar

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"Pedro's going around shouting your name."

Pedro anda gritando tu nombre.

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"I don't hang around with them anymore."

Ya no ando con ellos.

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"Where are you at?"

¿Por dónde andas?

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"Let's get a move on!" "Way to go!"

¡Ándale! or ¡Anda! (said in passing, they mean the same as ok or all right)

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"How's your car running?"

¿Qué tal anda tu carro?

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"to long for" "to desire earnestly"

antojarse

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"to get a hankering for" "to feel like"

antojarse

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"craving" "urge"

antojo

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"I'm dying for a pizza."

Se me antoja una pizza.

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"Why aren't you going to the movies? "Because I don't feel like it."

¿Por qué no vas a ir al cine? Porque no se me antoja.

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"Leave me a doughnut; I'm going to feel like having one later."

Déjame una dona; luego se me va a antojar.

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"to go down" "to put down" "to get off"

bajar

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"she ran down the stairs as fast as she could"

bajó las escaleras a toda velocidad

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"to lose weight"

bajar de peso

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"Can you get my suitcase down?" (like from the rack)

¿Me baja la maleta?

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"Turn it down"

Bájale

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"to get out of" (like a car, train, or plane)

bajar de

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"turn the radio down, I can't hear a thing"

baja la radio que no oigo nada

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"to fit" (like to "fit into" or "fit onto")

caber (it is not used for clothing)

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"Will I fit?" (like into an escalator)

¿Quepo yo?

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"it's worth mentioning"

cabe decir

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"there's no doubt"

no cabe duda

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"to fall"

caer

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"to drop"

caerse

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"I dropped the glass"

Se me cayó el vaso

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"I'll drop in on you in the afternoon" (informal)

Te caigo en la tarde

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What are your in-laws doing here? "They just kind of showed up"

Es que me cayeron

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"to change" "to make change"

cambiar

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"Can you change a twenty?"

¿Me puede cambiar un billete de a veinte?

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"to change one's mind"

cambiar de idea; cambiar de opinión

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"to change one's clothes"

cambiar de ropa

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"to move" like moving from one house to another (with cambiar)

cambiar de casa