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Local (en un edificio)

Premises
We don't want the premises to be half-fulled

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Desesperación

Despair
To be in despair

3

Inconveniente

Drawback
Downside
Setback
PitfallI had to pay for the Internet site, and this was a definite downside!

4

Estado de ánimo

Mood

5

Atuendo

Outfit

6

Pavo real

Peacock

7

Foso

Pit

8

Furia

Rage

9

Aroma

Scent

10

Sacrificio, abnegación

Self-denial

11

Matanza

Slaughter

12

Gorrión

Sparrow

13

Golondrina

Swallow

14

Espino

Thorn

15

Factura, albarán

Invoice

16

Probabilidad, posibilidad

Likelihood
In all likelihood it will be finished by then
What's the likelihood of a spring election?
There is every likelihood of it happening

17

Paso de cebra

Zebra crossing

18

Insistencia

Insistence
Insistence on, insistence on that

19

Semáforo

Traffic lights
To jump the lights
He is an amber glamber

20

Trazado, distribución

Layout, scheme, plan

21

Medio de transporte

A means of transport

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Nombre muy conocido y popular

A householdname

23

Calderilla

Peanuts, chickfeed

24

Regalo, gusto

Treat
To give oneself a treat (permitirse un lujo)

25

Sonámbulo

Sleepwalker

26

Colchón económico

Nest egg
Keep your nest egg working
Retirement nest egg

27

Presupuesto

Budget
The project ran over budget
A big-budget production
Set a budget

28

Defecto, fallo

Shortcoming

29

Trastos, basura

Junk
Junk mail, junk food

30

Gafas de sol

Sun glasses, shades

31

Idiota, ingenuo

Mug

32

Endoso, apoyo

Endorsement
The endorsement of a charity

33

Subasta, remate

Auction
I bought it in an online auction

34

Comadrona

Midwife

35

Heredero

Heir
Inheritor

36

Huérfano

Orphan

37

Charlador, cotorra

Chatterbox

38

Soltera, solterona

Spinster
Single woman
Maiden

39

Desertor

Deserter
Quitter
Defector

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Cómplice

Accomplice

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Polizón

Stowaway

42

Costurera

Seamstress

43

Bordador

Embroider

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Posibilidad, perspectiva

Prospect
A job with no prospects
He's a good prospect for the first race

45

Galán, ídolo, rompecorazones

Heartthrob
Attractive idolized man
George Clooney is supposed to be a heartthrob

46

Tipo, raza, especie

Breed
A new breed of dogs is being sold

47

Arma de cañones recortados

Sawn-off shotgun

48

Ventana emergente

Pop-up
There are pop-ups on your website

49

Enfoque (idea)

Approach
Adopt an approach
To adopt a new approach to something

50

Valla publicitaria, anuncio

Hoarding
There are hoardings in the streets

51

Culebrón

Soap opera

52

Arrebato, estallido de emoción

Outburst
An outburst of tears

53

Demanda, proceso, pleito, litigio

Lawsuit
They brought a lawsuit against the government

54

Contienda, enemistad

Feud
She became involved in the bitter family feud

55

Arruga

Crinkle
A tell-tale crinkle

56

Hermano o hermana, hermanos

Sibling, siblings

57

Tregua

Truce
We are offering a truce

58

Avance, logro, descubrimiento, gran paso adelante

Breakthrough
People made important scientific breakthroughs by accident

59

Moho

Mould
There was some mould growing in the wall

60

Casualidad, suerte, chiripa

Fluke
To win by a fluke

61

Clavel

Carnation

62

Balde, cubo

Bucket
It's raining buckets
To kick the bucket

63

Savia

Sap
The sap of a particular tree

64

Alto el fuego

Cease fire

65

Toque de queda

Curfew

66

Tierra de nadie

No-man's-land

67

Zona parachoques

Buffer zone

68

Folleto, octavilla

Leaflet, brochure, pamphlet
The Scottish Tourist Board publishes an excellent brochure

69

Chivo expiatorio

Scapegoat
The goal-keeper was used as a scapegoat for the team

70

Asignatura obligatoria, troncal

Core subject

71

Sincronía, sincronicidad
(Coincidencia fortuita - teoría de Jung)
Chiripa, casualidad

Synchronicity
Serendipity

72

Coacción o restricción

Constraint
He's disappointed with the constraints he works under

73

Trineo

Sled
I played in the snow with my new sled

74

Emboscada, trampa

Ambush
The settlers were surprised when the Indians layed an ambush for them

75

Hazaña, hito

Feat

76

Hermandad, fraternidad (universitaria)

Sorority (girls)
Fraternity (boys)
Brotherhood

77

Bombo y platillo, exageración publicitaria

Hype
There's a lot of hype surrounding the new cleaning product

78

Marisco

Shellfish
I like shellfish very much, such as prawns/shrimps

79

Hatajo, jauría, manada, baraja, pandilla

Pack
Pack of lies, pack of wolves, pack of cards, pack of dogs, pack of liars

80

Argumento, parcela, conspiración, planta

Plot
Plot of a novel, plot of a building, plot as a secret plan, plot as a piece of land

81

Éxito de taquilla

Blockbuster
The Lord of the Rings was a definite blockbuster

82

Equivalente, referencia

Shorthand
For years, the word 'amateur' has been shorthand for 'sloppy'

83

Campo de juego, alquitrán, pendiente, ángulo de ataque, discurso, actuación, tono

Pitch
The busker's pitch is over there
The fans invaded the pitch at the stadium
The pitch of a siren is usually sharp
We listened to the salesman's pitch
That roof has a very steep pitch
The pitch of a ship is its angle in the water
We need another load of pitch to finish this road

84

Caja fuerte

Safe
My money is all locked away in the safe

85

Figura (persona), silueta, imagen, diagrama, cifra

Figure
An important figure in literature, a young woman with a nice figure, figure 32 on the book, an astronomical figure (distance)

86

Forma de hablar en público, entrega, parto, liberación

Delivery
As a politician his delivery was good, a postal delivery, when I was born I was a terrible delivery, delivery of the hostages

87

Taladradora, simulacro, perforadora

Drill
Pneumatic drill to make roads, a fire drill, the dentist's drill

88

Expedición (envío, emisión), asunto (problema), descendencia, promulgación

Issue
A stamps' issue, the issue of environment, issues from his childhood, he died without issue, the issue of liquor licenses

89

Una temporada (un rato), hechizo (encantamiento), mareo (vahído)

Spell
A spell of bad weather, to cast a spell on someone, had a dizzy spell and almost faint

90

Salto, límite (linde)

Bound
He reached the apples with a bound
The shot went out of bounds

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Charco, grupo de gente (equipo), parque (flota de vehículos), piscina, estanque (remanso), billar americano

Pool
A pool of blood, the exploration pool included ten people, the car pool, go to the swimming pool, a forest pool, to play pool

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Cuenta (deuda), veintenas, partitura, puntuación, muesca, fila

Score
The mafias will settle the scores, scores of people, the musical score, the score of the game, there are scores on walls in ancient caves, a long score of people

93

Fila (línea), lima, archivo (expediente)

File
Walk in single file, a nail file, your personal file

94

Esfuerzo, bate, murciélago

Bat
Do something of your own bat, a baseball bat, batman

95

Propina, punta, consejo, cima, vertedero

Tip
Leave a 15% tip, tip of the tongue, follow my tip, tip of the hill, take waste to the tip

96

Existencias, caldo, inventario, acciones, cartulina, linaje, culata

Stock
Out of stock, a stock of chicken, take stock of things, the stock of the company, print on a hard stock, come from noble stock, the stock of the rifle

97

Un cuento chino

A tall story
He told me a tall story, and I didn't believe it

98

Pata de animal

Paw
A cat's paw is soft on the bottom

99

Garra, zarpa

Claw
The claws of the tiger

100

Pelaje, piel de animal

Fur
This new generation faux fur is almost impossible to tell from the real thing

101

Joroba

Hump
The hump of the camel

102

Colmillo

Tusk
My dog has got big tusks

103

Trompa de elefante, tronco, baúl, torso, bañador, maletero (USA)

Trunk
Trunk of an elephant, trunk of a tree

104

Bolsa de marsupial, zurrón

Pouch
Kangaroos have a pouch

105

Melena, crin

Mane
Mane of a lion, mane of a horse

106

Aleta

Fin
The dorsal fin of sharks

107

Casco del caballo

Hoof
Horses have hooves

108

Cuernos, cornamenta

Antler, antlers
Deer's horns are called antlers

109

Escama de pez, balanza, escala

Scale
A fish has got scales, the boxer stepped onto scale, the map is drawn on a thousand to one scale

110

Bigote de gato, bigotes

Whisker, whiskers
My cat has got long whiskers

111

Un consejo

Some advice, a piece of advice

112

Dieta básica

Staple diet

113

Prueba de identidad

Proof of identity

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Apuesta segura

A safe bet