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Sensato, sólido, sano (y salvo), en buen estado

Sound
Sound of mind, sound arguments, safe and sound, a sound health

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Alto físicamente, alto (volumen), (ya es) hora, culminante

High
He's high and mighty, the music is high, it's high time you did (UNR) ST, the high point

3

Gracioso, rico, sabroso

Rich
This joke was rich, the country is rich in petrol, the dessert is rich

4

Férreo, ajustado, comprometido, unido (cercano), conciso

Tight
Security was very tight, tight trousers, found yourself in a tight spot/situation, we were tight at school, a tight sentence

5

Incisivo, con ganas, entusiasta, marcado, afilado

Keen
A keen sense of smell, keen to go to the match, I am keen on you, a keen interest, a keen edge to her tongue

6

Básico, desnudo

Bare
The bare essentials, the bare feet, with my bare hands

7

Medio (promedio), tacaño, malo (cruel)

Mean
The mean rainfall this year, he's mean and doesn't buy anything, be nice not mean

8

Engañoso, desorientador

Misleading
The statement is misleading

9

Infundado, sin fundamento

Unfounded
An unfounded generalisation

10

Completo, amplio

Comprehensive
A comprehensive selection of the better impresionists

11

Puro, bruto, en crudo

Raw
Raw materials such as timber, water and minerals

12

Tranquilizador, reconfortante

Reassuring
Despite all these threats there are reassuring signs

13

Rígido, agarrotado, tieso, con agujetas

Stiff
People posed stiffly

14

Descarado, desvergonzado

Brazen-faced
He was so brazen-faced, always telling me lies

15

Estrafalario, estrambótico

Off the wall
These new sports are off the wall

16

Amable, suave, moderado

Gentle
A gentle person, gentle breeze, gentle slope, gentle spirit, gentle touch

17

Inclinado, empinado, exorbitante

Steep
A steep path, a steep slope, a steep price

18

Arrollador, apabullante

Overwhelming
An overwhelming urge to eat chocolate

19

Resentido, amargado

Resentful
I felt very resentful about having to work at the weekend

20

Frenético, agitado, muy ocupado

Hectic
I am too much hectic to sit down

21

Puro, transparente, fino

Sheer
He loves the sheer thrill of going extremely fast

22

Que da vergüenza, embarazoso

Embarrasing, cringe-worthy, cringe-making

23

Ridículo

Ludicrous, ridiculous

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Entusiasmado, encantado, tocando el cielo

Thrilled, delighted, over the moon

25

Autorrealizado

Self fulfilled
Self fulfillment

26

Cauteloso

Cautious

27

De buen trato

Easy-going

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Sociable

Outgoing, gregarious

29

Franco

Outspoken, frank, direct

30

Apasionado

Passionate

31

Reservado

Reserved

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Lleno de recursos

Resourceful

33

Despiadado

Ruthless

34

Listo

Clever, bright

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Tacaño

Mean, stingy, a Scrooge

36

Afable, amable

Kind, good-natured

37

Engreído, snob, pretencioso

Conceited, snobbish, stuck-up, toffee-nosed

38

Cerrado de mente

Narrow-minded

39

Abierto de mente

Open-minded

40

Prejuiciado, parcial, partidista

Prejudiced, biased

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Astuto, habilidoso

Cunning, crafty

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Muy nervioso

Highly-strung, excitable

43

Justo

Fair, even-handed

44

Melancólico

Glum, miserable

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Alegre

Jolly, cheerful

46

Gruñón, arisco

Surly, grumpy

47

Insincero

Insincere, two-faced

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Bonito y barato

Cheap and cheerful

49

Sorprendido y alucinado

Shocked and stunned
He was shocked and stunned when he heard the result of the match

50

Vivo y coleando

Alive and kicking
Our Latin teacher is still alive and kicking after all these years

51

Lleno de moratones

Black and blue
He fell down the stairs and was black and blue for ages

52

Sin rival

Unrivalled
Second to none
As far as swimming is concerned Tarzan is second to none

53

Rubio

Blonde, fair
Fair hair, blond tobacco
Bleach blonde

54

Claro, legal, de confianza

Above board
Everything was completely above board, so there was nothing illegal or wrong

55

Buen/mal perdedor

A good/bad sport

56

Aburrido

Bored, fed up
Be bored with ST
Become bored, get bored
Boring, tedious

57

Llano, plano, soso, monótono, desafinado

Flat
A flat landscape, a flat stomach, we expected a rich taste but it was flat, a flat speaker's delivery, his voice was flat and sounded awful

58

Predominante, preponderante, primordial

Over-riding, overriding
Our overriding concern is to save the whales
There is one overriding feeling in Spain: resignation

59

No dañado, fresco, conservado, impecable

Unspoiled
It is a paradise with unspoiled landscapes

60

Peligroso, arriesgado, nocivo

Hazardous
Improve the hazardous track
Hazardous to the health

61

En buenas condiciones

In good condition
The camera is in good condition

62

Desconcertante, confuso

Bewildering
The result is a bewildering cacophony

63

Somnoliento, adormilado

Drowsy
Make drowsy, feel drowsy

64

Atónito, estupefacto, de una pieza

Flabbergasted
I was flabbergasted when she told me she had won the prize

65

Bullicioso, escandaloso, ruidoso

Boisterous
It was a boisterous gathering
Boisterous weather

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Excitado, especialmente enamorado

Head over heels
She fell head over heels in love with this beautiful boy

67

Angustioso, estresante

Nerve-racking

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Necesitado de manera acuciante

In dire need of
He was stranded in dire need of provisions

69

Afilado, agudo, avispado, elegante

Sharp
A sharp knife, a sharp vision, a sharp mind, a sharp pain, a sharp rise, he was sharp with his new suit

70

De humor variable

Moody

71

Accesible

Approachable

72

Trabajador, industrioso

Industrious

73

Considerado

Considerate

74

Maduro

Mature

75

Pomposo

Pompous

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Torpe, patoso

Clumsy

77

Inequívocamente muerto

As dead as a dodo

78

Echado a perder, mimado

Spoilt

79

Mandón

Bossy

80

Perezoso, vago

Lazy

81

Ingenioso

Witty

82

Agitado, alborotador, pendenciero

Rowdy

83

Rápido, adelantado, firme, astuto

Fast
A fast cheetah, you arrived five minutes fast, the handle is fast now, fast Eddie was a famous thief

84

Influido por, formado por

Shaped by
Women have had their careers shaped by the toys they played with as chidren

85

Patas arriba, dado la vuelta

Upside down, upside-down
He wore his suglasses upside down

86

Flojo, aflojado, suelto, libre, indefinido, libertino

Loose
Her teath is very loose, her clothes are too loose, the horse got loose from the stable, only a loose outline of the plan, a loose girl

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Muy parecido, similar

Alike (in)
The faces of the father and the son are alike
Alike in appearanceAlike in all respects

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Que siempre lleva la contraria

Contrary

89

Pueril, inmaduro, infantil en sentido negativo

Childish

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Infantil en sentido neutro

Childlike

91

Estresado, con mucha presión

Stressed-out
We all get stressed out at exam time

92

Icómodo, molesto

Uneasy
I was slightly uneasy I was not ready to face it

93

Cercano, parecido, apretado, íntimo, disputado

Close
Their views are extremely close, to be close in appearance, my sweater has a close weave, to be close, a close game, pay close attention

94

Febril

Feverish

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Desaliñado

Scruffy

96

En forma de

Shaped like
The resort is shaped like a foot

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Relacionado con

Connected with
Related to

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Fuera de forma, no en forma

Out of condition
You should not be extremely overweight or out of condition