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intent, purpose

el propósito

2

intentionally, on purpose

a propósito

3

shyness, sheepishness

la timidez

4

climax, last straw

el colmo

5

cynical

cínico

6

chorus

el coro

7

disapproval, repudiation

el repudio

8

to detain, arrest

detener

9

to bring down

descender

10

post-haste, at full speed

a toda prisa

11

to insult

insultar

12

insult (noun)

el improperio

13

cursing a blue streak, cursing (noun clause)

la retahíla de improperio

14

to profit by

aprovechar

15

to heed, obey

acatar

16

order (noun)

el orden

17

car window

la ventanilla

18

to concentrate, gather

concentrarse

19

pursuer

el perseguidor

20

pursued, chased (adj)

perseguido

21

to pursue

perseguir

22

challenging

desafiando

23

danger, hazard (noun)

el peligro

24

to turn

dar (conjugated) vuelta

25

food cart

el puesto ambulante

26

lightning

el rayo

27

thunder

el trueno

28

there must be (idiom)

debe de haber

29

lo que pasa (idiom)

"what is going on" ...

30

a lo mejor (idiom)

perhaps, maybe = tal vez = quizás

31

to stick close

repegar

32

misunderstanding

el malentendido

33

patrol, patrol car

la patrulla

34

to vent (frustration)

deshaogar

35

to be up to his/her old tricks (idiom)

hacer de la suyas

36

maneuver (noun)

la maniobra

37

violent

violenta

38

tattooed

tatuado

39

open air market

el tiaguis

40

skinny

enjuto

41

quiet (adj)

quieto

42

to shake, shiver, tremble

estremecerse

43

hostage

el rehén

44

copy, imitation (noun)

el remedo

45

breathless, out of breath (adj)

jadeante

46

to pretend (idiom), don't you pretend...

no te hagas (hacerse)

47

fijarse

to look

48

to rape, violate, fuck (mexican slang)

chingar

49

idiom: fijate que no =

claro que no

50

fucked up (mexican idiom)

chingao

51

empty, blank (adj)

hueco

52

el hueco

hole, hollow, gap, opening

53

later (idiom)

al rato

54

to come up

salir (alternate meaning)

55

dread, fear (noun)

el temor

56

to be confused
to become confused

confundirse

57

concerning
about
relating to
having to do with

acerca
acerca de

58

if by chance
just in case

por si acaso

59

to find oneself

encontrarse

60

spanish speaking

hispanohablante (adj)

61

to not hesitate to do something
e.g., feel free (do not hesitate) to do something

no dudar en hacer ***
e.g., no dudes en hacerme cualquier pregunta
(feel free/do not hesitate to ask me any questions

62

school of fish

el banco de peces
el cardumen

63

to turn over

capotar

64

piranha

la piraña

65

my god

Dios mío

66

to bleed

sagrar

67

fish

el pez

68

to bite

picar

69

to crawl

arrastrar

70

to suture

suturar
coser

71

to feel dizzy

marearse

72

as payment

como medio de pago
como forma de pago

73

to snort

bufar
esnifar

74

to treat
to try

tratar

75

to lie down

acostar

76

relaxed (adj)

relajado

77

to inject

inyectar

78

to hate

odiar

79

needle

la aguja

80

to get oneself ready

prepararse

81

paradise

el paraíso

82

desolation
solitude

la solidad

83

depth

la profundidad

84

steep

escarpado(a)

85

to surround

rodear

86

ton

la tonelada

87

to access

acceder

88

to attain

alcanzar

89

lithium

el litio

90

planet

la planeta

91

to speed up

acelerar

92

to live with

convivir

93

disappearance

la desaparición

94

environment

el entorno

95

leadership

el liderazgo

96

to cut trees

talar

97

el vegetal

plant (not vegetable)

98

for now

por ahora

99

finally

por fin

100

everywhere

por todas partes

101

therefore

por eso

102

to add

añadir

103

support

el apoyo

104

rice

el arroz

105

chopped

a trozos

106

secretly

clandestinamente

107

to boil

cocer

108

to freeze

congelar

109

small glass of wine

la copita

110

by word of mouth

de boca en boca

111

missing

desaparecido

112

flour

la harina

113

to boil

hervir

114

to fill

rellenar

115

to add salt

salar

116

to chop

trocear

117

egg yolk

la yema

118

to prick

pinchar

119

to rest

reposar

120

to try to

tratar de

121

to cease to

dejar de

122

to forget to

olvidarse de

123

to finish

terminar de

124

to do again

volver a

125

to decide to

decidir a

126

to help to

ayudar a

127

to begin to

empezar a
comenzar a

128

to refuse to

negarse a

129

to learn to

aprender a

130

to pay for

pagar

131

to wait for

esperar

132

to listen to

escuchar

133

to ask for

pedir

134

to arrive at

llegar a

135

to smell of

oler a

136

to taste of

saber a

137

to laugh at

reírse de

138

to say goodbye to

despedirse de

139

to worry about

preocuparse por

140

to be in favor of

estar por

141

to grow

cultivar

142

proud

orgulloso

143

pressure

la presíon

144

to reconsider

recapacitar

145

to join

unir

146

disagreement

el desacuerdo

147

debt

la deuda

148

piece, part

la pieza

149

all of a sudden

de repente

150

file

el archivo

151

to be left behind

quedarse atrás

152

the fact of being

el ser

153

a short time
a little while

el rato

154

to impede, hinder

estorbar

155

deaf

sordo(a)

156

giving

dando (gerund of dar)

157

intolerant

intolerante

158

walnut

el nogal

159

unfortunately

por desgracia

160

to soak

remojar

161

cabbage

el col

162

hole

el hueco

163

to prescribe

recetar

164

prescription

la receta

165

to care for

cuidar

166

chocolate chips

las chispas de chocolate

167

instead of

en lugar de
en vez de

168

to become (profession)

llegar a ser

169

chef

el chef

170

cumin

el comino

171

chocolate

el cacao

172

lactose

la lactosa

173

insult, offense

la ofensa

174

to neglect oneself

dejarse

175

to hesitate, vibrate, tremble

trepidar

176

border

la orilla

177

highway, road

la carretera

178

to accomplish, attain, reach

cumplir

179

pie

el pay

180

third

tercios

181

diet

la dieta

182

to yawn

bostezar

183

yawn

el bostezo

184

useless

inútil

185

cartoon

la caricatura

186

nursing home

el asilo de ancianos

187

faith

la fe

188

widow

la viuda

189

hope

la esperanza

190

to act rashly

precipitarse

191

to decline
to lose one's health

desmejorar

192

to whisper

susurrar

193

whisper

el susurro

194

mushroom

el hongo

195

to slip
skid
slide

resbalar

196

"forget about it"

olvídate de eso

197

to defeat
conquer
beat

vencer

198

fair
carnival

la feria

199

singer

la/el cancionista

200

origin
stem
stalk

el tronco

201

to delay
pause
stop

detenerse

202

squirrel

la ardilla

203

string, streak (noun)

la retahíla

204

inappropriate (adj)

impropio

205

insult, taunt (noun)

el improperio