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Propio de la cultura

Culture-bound

2

Práctico, puesto en práctica

Hands-on

3

Obligado, forzoso

Bound
Compulsory
Enforced, constrained
Legally bound, morally bound
This subject is compulsory for the students here

4

Encariñado

Fond
To be fond of SO/ST

5

Sencillo, mero

Mere
The mere fact that...

6

Extraño, raro

Odd, weird, uncanny

7

Chillón (sonido)

Shrill

8

Distinto de

Different from
Distinct from

9

Desaconsejado

Ill-advised

10

Lo más nuevo, lo último

Cutting edge, cutting-edge
The cutting edge hydrogen motor will revolutionize the auto industry

11

Maleducado

Bad-mannered, ill-mannered

12

Educado

Polite, well-mannered

13

Actual, del día

Topical

14

Sospechoso

Suspicious, fishy

15

Ostentoso, presuntuoso, llamativo

Conspicuous
Conspicuous consumption
His wife was conspicuous by her absence

16

Simpático, agradable

Likeable
A likeable woman

17

Lleno de vida, dicharachero, efervescente

Bubbly
Full of life, healthy and happy
How to be a bubbly and friendly person? Be the first one to talk, greet people, smile and have a good attitude

18

Dolorido

Sore
She has a sore throat

19

Moreno

Brown, tanned, suntan (skin)
Black haired (head)

20

Tentador, atractivo

Enticing
Tempting

21

Pasado de moda

Old-fashioned
Old-fashioned clothes

22

Egoísta

Self-centred
Maria was a very self-centred person who never thought about how other people might feel
Selfish
Egotistical
Self-seeking

23

De última hora

Last-minute
A last-minute decision
Sudden, up-to-date

24

Inverosímil, descabellado

Far-fetched
Far-fetched idea
That is just too far-fetched to be true
Unbelieveable, unlikely

25

Hermético

Airtight
Airtight container

26

A largo o corto plazo

Long/short-term

27

Juicioso, sensato

Level-headed
Sensible, reasonable
Fairly reasonable
I'm surprised he panicked. He's normally such a level-headed person

28

Agudo, ingenioso

Quick-witted
A quick-witted manSmart, astute, quick, keen

29

Así llamado, denominado

So-called

30

De tiempo atrás

Long-standing
A long-standing agreement

31

En serie, en masa

Mass-produced
A mass-produced car

32

Hecho a sí mismo, autocreado

Self-made
A self-made man, independently successful
He's a self-made millionaire, he started with no money

33

Construido, edificado

Built-up
Built-up areas

34

En estado de pobreza

Hard up
She was too hard up to buy expensive new clothes

35

Agotado, muy cansado

Run-down
After a long period of hard work I was feeling run-down
Worn out
I've been working so hard I'm worn out
Burnt out
All in (INF)
I don't go to the party - I'm all in

36

Excepcional, no habitual

One-off
Compensation given for accident is often just a one-off payment, and not an income

37

Acomodado, adinerado

Well-off
Many older people who take care of their money are well-off when they retire

38

Harto, empachado

Fed up (with)
I get so fed up when politicians talk too much!

39

Atolondrado, despistado

Absent-minded
Scatty
Muddle-headed
Scatterbrain (cabeza de chorlito)

40

De buena familia, bien criado

Well-bred
Well-brought up

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Que requiere mucho tiempo

Time-consuming
A time-consuming job

42

Que crea hábito o dependencia

Habit-forming
Habit-forming drug

43

Trascendental, que conmociona

Eart-shaking
Earth-shaking event

44

Llamativo, vistoso, que llama la atención

Eye-catching
Eye-catching display

45

De gran alcance, con importantes consecuencias

Far-reaching
Far-reaching decision

46

Asombroso, alucinante

Mind-blowing
Mind-blowing experience

47

Para morirse de risa, para partirse

Sidesplitting
Sidesplitting comedy act

48

Concienzudo, meticuloso, minucioso

Painstaking
Thorough
Painstaking embroidery work

49

Que pone los pelos de punta

Hair-raising
Hair-raising musical performance

50

Fascinante, que hechiza

Spellbinding
Spellbinding rendition

51

Escalofriante, que hiela la sangre

Spine-chilling
Spine-chilling ghost stories
Bloodcurdling
Bloodcurdling scream

52

Arbolado, cubierto de árboles

Tree-clad
Tree-clad hill

53

Ladrón, con la mano suelta

Light-fingered
Light fingered kleptomaniac

54

Patizambo, piernas arqueadas, que le falta el caballo

Bow-legged
Bow-legged cowboy

55

Barrigudo, tripón

Pot-bellied
Pot-bellied beer drinker

56

Entumecido, dormido

Numb
After the injection your cheek goes numb

57

De consumo masivo

Mass-market
Mass-market advertising

58

Demasiado musculoso

Muscle-bound
Muscle-bound bodybuilder

59

Abierto, manifiesto

Overt
Not concealed

60

De perfil alto, destacado, notable

High-profile
I like high-profile football games

61

Muy valorado, reputado

Highly-regarded
...popular events such as highly-regarded soap operas

62

De la vida real

Real-life
In a real-life situation everything is different

63

Muy conocido

Well-known
A well-known name

64

Avergonzado por, sentir vergüenza ajena por

Embarrased
Embarrased about telling me something
Embarrased to ask any more questions
Embarrased for you

65

Efímero, que dura poco

Short-lived
His career was short-lived as his business went bankrupt

66

Irascible, impetuoso, de sangre caliente

Hot-tempered
Hot-blooded
Quick-tempered
Hot-headed

67

Previsor, que ve a largo plazo, hipermétrope

Long-sighted

68

Falto de personal

Short-staffed
The finance department are short-staffed at the moment

69

Tranquilo, con sangre fría

Cold-tempered
Cold-blooded

70

Corto de vista, que no ve más allá, miope

Short-sighted
Cuts in education are a very shot-sighted policy. It will benefit nobody in the long term

71

Que se fatiga enseguida, con poco pulmón

Short-winded

72

Interminable, que se hace muy largo

Long drawn-out
The negotiations have been long drawn-out as both sides refused to compromise

73

Muy sufrido, padecedor

Long-suffering

74

Ganado con sudor y trabajo

Hard-earned
The ads persuade people to waste their hard-earned money on unnecessary items

75

En apuros

Hard-pressed
We will be hard-pressed to find the money for a Christmas party this year

76

Realista

Hard-headed

77

Escrupuloso, meticuloso (persona)

Conscientious
A conscientious person

78

Bien organizado, ordenado

Well-organized

79

Ambicioso

Ambitious

80

Sensible, lleno de sensibilidad, delicado

Sensitive
She is rather sensitive and is easily upset if people criticise her

81

Tímido, cohibido, acomplejado

Self-conscious
Withdrawn

82

Digno de confianza, fiable

Reliable
Trust-worthy
Dependable

83

Compasivo, que apoya

Supportive
She's been very supportive in my time of need

84

Juguetón, pícaro

Playful

85

Animado, vivaz, fogoso

High-spirited

86

Cariñoso, comprensivo

Caring, warm-hearted

87

Santurrón, que se cree moralmente superior

Self-righteous
Molière's Tartuffe is a symbol of the self-righteous religious

88

Falso, con labia

Glib
With a glib tongue
All my adult life I made my living with a glib tongue

89

Sincero o sentido

Heartfelt

90

Orgulloso

Proud
To be proud of sb/sth

91

Testarudo, tozudo

Stubborn
Many people are too stubborn to admit when they are wrong
Self-opinionated
Pig-headed (INF)

92

Comprometido, entregado

Committed
Be commited to

93

Falible, capaz de cometer errores

Fallible
Capable of errors

94

De hecho

Common-law
Common-law wife
Common-law husband
Common-law partner

95

Mantenido desde hace mucho tiempo

Long-held
A long-held tradition

96

Que delata, revelador

Tell-tale
Tell-tale sign
Tell-tale crinkle

97

Reacio

Loath, reluctant
To be loath/reluctant to do something

98

Claro, fácil de entender

Cut-and-dried
The human rights issue is by no means cut-and-dried

99

Mencionado primeramente

Former
Tom and Peter are British. The former is from Liverpool. The latter is from Leeds

100

Mencionado en último lugar

Latter
Tom and Peter are British. The former is from Liverpool. The latter is from Leeds

101

Con un maleficio encima, embrujado

Jinxed, hexed

102

En constante crecimiento

Ever-increasing
There is an ever-increasing demand for helium

103

Que no causa problemas o dificultades

Hassle-free

104

Confusamente moderno, de moda

New-fangled
Our modern life and its new-fangled technology

105

Despreocupado, tranquilo, relajado

Laid-back

106

Decidido, resuelto

Single-minded

107

Penúltimo

Penultimate
The last but one

108

Varado, encallado, embarrancado

Stranded

109

Atrevido, picante, subido de tono

Racy

110

Ocioso, desocupado, improductivo

Idle
We must put these idle computers to use

111

Descuidado, chapucero

Sloppy, slapdash

112

En pie, que se hace de pie

Standing
We received a standing ovation from the crowd

113

Pegadizo, atrayente

Catchy
This is really a catchy tune

114

Ingenuo, inocente, crédulo

Gullible, naive
She was so gullible that people could sell her anything

115

Inquisitivo, curioso

Inquisitive
He was so inquisitive that he was always trying to find out about the others

116

Vengativo

Vindictive
He was son vindictive that he always took revenge on the others

117

Destinado, asegurado, atado, obligado

Bound
Bound for New York, it's bound to rain, bound hand and foot, legally bound

118

Ocasional, extraño, impar

Odd
A shark in the Mediterranean is odd, an odd monkey with three heads, odd numbers (not even)

119

Soprendido, alucinado, asombrado

Amazed
Absolutely amazed
Astonished
Absolutely astonished

120

Decidido, resuelto

Determined
Absolutely determined, thoroughly determined, very determined

121

Asqueado, hastiado

Disgusted
Absolutely disgusted, utterly disgusted

122

Decepcionado

Disappointed
Bitterly disappointed, deeply disappointed, very disappointed

123

Aburrido, apático

Bored
Completely bored, utterly bored, very bored

124

Abrumado, sobrepasado, derrotado

Overcome
Completely overcome

125

Exhausto, agotado

Exhausted
Completely exhausted, thoroughly exhausted, very exhausted

126

Deprimido, abatido

Depressed
Deeply depressed, utterly depressed, very depressed

127

Trastornado (enfermedad mental)

Disturbed
Deeply disturbed, very disturbed

128

Herido, lastimado

Hurt
Deeply hurt

129

Conmovido, emocionado

Moved
Deeply moved

130

Ofendido

Offended
Deeply offended

131

Molesto, irritado

Annoyed
Extremely annoyed, thoroughly annoyed, very annoyed
Upset
Thoroughly upset, very upset

132

Aliviado

Relieved
Greatly relieved, very relieved

133

Entretenido

Amused
Highly amused, very amused

134

Opaco, que no se muestra

Dark horse
He's a bit of a dark horse, he never tells about himself

135

Persona con ambición (no negativo)

High flyer
He will make career, he's a high flyer

136

Mentiroso que fantasea sobre sí mismo y sus grandes logros

Walter Mitty
He's a Walter Mitty, he says he was married with Monica Bellucci

137

Gorrón

Sponger
He's a sponger, he always tells me to pay the taxi

138

Muy decidido, determinado, cabezón en buen sentido

Tough cookie
He's a tough cookie, he always strives for what he wants

139

Quiero y no puedo

Wannabe
He's just a wannabe, he never reaches his aims

140

Entrometido, cotilla

Busybody
He's a busybody, he always asks me for my things

141

Antipático, odioso

Cold fish
He's a cold fish, he wouldn't even talk to me when I said hello

142

Aguafiestas

Killjoy, spoilsport
He's a killjoy, he always cuts the fun down

143

Satisfecho de sí mismo

Self-satisfied

144

Al detalle, al por menor

Retail

145

Completamente hilarante

Utterly hilarious

146

Amargamente decepcionado

Bitterly disappointed

147

Enormemente exitoso

Hugely successful

148

Profundamente agradecido

Deeply grateful

149

Enormemente impresionado

Enormously impressed

150

Completamente absorto

Completely absorbed