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1

Suceder, ocurrir

Come about
Occur, happen
This came about thanks to the US air force

2

Hacer beneficios de, capitalizar algo

Cash in on ST
Her family have been accused of cashing in on her death

3

Colgar, poner, depender, pasar el rato, quedarse

Hang
Hang ST from a hook, our success will hang on our ability, teenagers hang out and meet with friends, hang here until the band arrives

4

Ser estafado, ser robado

Get ripped off
How not to get ripped off at the market

5

Tirar la casa por la ventana, gastar a manos llenas

Splash out (on ST)
Splurge money on ST
Women splash out on their favourite shampoo

6

Mirar varios sitios para comprar

Shop around for
It is normal to shop around for a house or a car

7

Transformarse en

Develop into
Turn into
Over the next years, table tennis developed into a worldwide sport

8

Convencer, persuadir

Talk SO into ST/ING
Yolanda was talked into entering the competition by her family

9

Llegar a, llegar a ser

Come to be
How did we come to be in this position?

10

Mentir, tumbarse, extenderse, estar situado, yacer, estar, radicar

Lie (lying, PAST: lied/lay)
Lie to our parents, lie on the bed, the papers lie all over the desk, the village lies at the head of a valley, her body lies in the cemetery, the book lies on the bookshelf, the problem lies in the fact, what lies ahead of us in the future, the responsibility lies with him

11

Extender, poner, hacer recaer

Lay (laying, PAST: laid)
Lay the plan on the table, lay a few eggs per week, lay the blame on you, lay the table, lay the foundation to the building

12

Tachar algo

Cross ST off
Ok, let's cross that one off

13

Sobrevivir con

Survive on
She now survives on a carrot-free diet
Many people struggle to survive on less than a dollar a day

14

Reemplazar por

Replace by
His wife advised him to replace smoking by eating vegetables

15

Aullar

Howl
Howling at the moon

16

Ladrar

Bark
The dog barked at the cat

17

Maullar

Meow
The cat meows

18

Ronronear

Purr
The cat was purring

19

Acariciar

Stroke
She stroked the cat's fur

20

Controlar de forma excesiva

Micromanage
Oversee but don't micromanage

21

Confiar en

Confide in
I will confide in you because I know I can tust you

22

Viajar diariamente al trabajo

Commute (to)
She has to commute to the city for work - she is a commuter

23

Abundar, ser numeroso

Abound
There is not a precise cause, although theories abound

24

Ser depredador de

Prey on
Another species may be preying on the seals

25

Imaginarse, concebir

Envisage
What do you envisage will happen to our country in the years to come?

26

Vestirse, arreglarse, disfrazarse

Dress up
When I was a child, I loved to play dress up

27

Expulsar

Expel
The student was expelled from his school

28

Gustar, disfrutar

Relish
I don't relish the idea

29

Desenredarse, aclararse, resolverse

Unravel
They unravelled the mystery
Things start to unravel

30

Prometer, dar la palabra

Pledge
We pledge today to sustain our strong policy response

31

Resistir, aguantar

Withstand
Our house should be able to withstand an earthquake

32

Regatear

Haggle
They haggled over it for hours

33

Ir a, meterse en

Go on
Go on a diet, go on a journey, go on a strike, go on the merry-go-round

34

Pasar, atravesar, aprobar

Pass
Pass the salt, pass a test, pass through the war zone, pass a law

35

Doblar, curvar, inclinarse

Bend
Bend the knee, bend the truth

36

Relacionar, concordar, estar ligado

Tie in
They tie in precisely with the keywords

37

Hacerle la pelota a alguien

To suck up to SO

38

Desarrollarse, medrar, prosperar, florecer

Thrive
She thrives on hard work, it is a thriving community

39

Buscar algo que te interesa en un libro

Dip into
I will dip into the encyclopaedia

40

Vadear

Wade
The sailors waded ashore

41

Hojear un libro, revista...

Flip through
I flipped through the pages of the magazine

42

Criar

Rear young
You can rear young fish in an aquarium

43

Proponer, postular

Put forward
Maria put the proposed vacation schedule forward

44

Asolar, devastar, arrasar

Ravage
Europe was ravaged by the plague in the latter part of the fourteenth century

45

Encoger(se), contraer(se)

Shrink
They have shrunk to a fifth of their original size

46

Ponerse en marcha, empezar

Get under way
The meeting got under way at 10 o'clock

47

Entrever, alcanzar a ver brevemente

Glimpse
In these stars we can glimpse the will of God

48

Soplar, volar, estallar, dar un soplo

Blow
Blow a candle, blow a bridge with bombs, sand blows across the beach, blow a whistle

49

Calmar(se)

Calm down
Calm down! The matter has been resolved

50

Restringir, reducir

Narrow down
It is important to narrow down your options to only two or three

51

Asear, ordenar, ordenar

Tidy up
I want to tidy up before the guests arrive

52

Redecorar, renovar, remodelar

Do up
I'm planning to do up the house next spring

53

Hablar más alto

Speak up
Please speak up. I can't hear you!

54

Acelerar, ir más rápido

Speed up
Speed up, or will never get to the church on time

55

Fundir, derretir

Melt down
Melt down used wax and pour it into molds to make new candles

56

Enfriarse

Cool down
Give the cookies ten minutes to cool down

57

Descifrar, percibir

Make out
I just couldn't make out why it was like that

58

Cortar

Cut, fell, chop, trim, mow
Cut your hair, cut off heads, cut down a tree, fell a tree, chop the branch with an axe, trim the beard, trim your hair, trim the fences, mow the lawn

59

Crecer, aumentar, cultivar

Grow
Grow taller, grow rich, the population grows, grow vegetables, no trees grow in the desert

60

Apestar, heder

Stink
The ody is beginning to stink

61

Confiar algo a alguien

Entrust SO with ST
We entrusted the pilot with our lives

62

Acercarse sigilosamente

Creep up
When hunting the Canadians had to creep up on animals

63

Brillar, resplandecer, lanzar una mirada asesina

Glare
A glaring sun, the sun glared on the sky
They glared at me and I felt bad

64

Abrasar, achicharrar

Swelter
Sweltering heat
Don't swelter under intense sun

65

Destellar, centellear (vidrio, metal)

Glint
A glinting glass
A knife glinted in the street lights

66

Brillar, titilar (arena, esmeraldas)

Shimmer
Shimmering sands
These islands shimmer like emeralds

67

Relucir, brillar (cuerpos, oro)

Glister
Glistering bodies
Not all that glisters is gold

68

Relucir, brillar, resplandecer (dientes, muros)

Gleam
Gleaming teeth
The spectacle makes its red walls gleam

69

Arder, resplandecer con el fuego

Blaze
Blazing log fire
To blaze a (new) trail

70

Titilar, parpadear (vela, luz en la noche)

Flicker
Flickering candle
The light flickered in the night

71

Relucir, brillar, con brillantina

Glitter
Glittering tinsel
Specks of light glitter in the bottom of the pan

72

Parpadear, titilar (estrellas)

Twinkle
Like those that twinkle at night the sun is a star

73

Chispear, echar chispas

Sparkle
Sparkling champagne
These paintings sparkle with colours

74

Estar encendido, brillar

Glow
Warm, glowing feeling, glowing embers
Life for all may glow

75

Roncar

Snore

76

Resollar, jadear

Pant

77

Gemir

Groan

78

Estornudar

Sneeze

79

Bostezar

Yawn

80

Tartamudear

Stammer

81

Soplar, resoplar

Puff

82

Olfatear

Sniff

83

Salpicar

Splash

84

Repicar, repiquetear

Peal
Peal of thunder

85

Retumbar

Rumble
His stomach rumbled

86

Chillar, chirriar, piar, rechinar

Squeak, squeal
A pig/mouse/bird squeaking, the door squeaks

87

Tararear, resonar

Hum
A machine hums, I hum a song

88

Susurrar, crujir

Rustle
Leaves rustle

89

Repiquetear, retumbar, hacer ruido estrepitoso

Clatter
Feet clatter on wooden floors

90

Caminar fatigosamente

Trudge
Girls must trudge many kilometers for water or wood

91

Cojear, renquear

Limp
She had a problem in her knee and was limping

92

Correr, salir pitando

Dash
I really must dash

93

Tambalearse

Stagger
People who have overused alcohol may stagger

94

Gatear

Crawl
Her baby is learning to crawl

95

Tropezar o poner la zancadilla

Trip
She tripped at the gate

96

Apartarse, desviarse

Stray
He strayed from the best path

97

Deambular, vagabundear

Wander
They wandered around the fair

98

Mirar, ojear, echar un vistazo

Glance
He glanced at the sleeping boys

99

Mirar con disimulo

Peep
To peep out from behind ST

100

Mirar fijamente, clavar los ojos

Stare
She was staring into the distance

101

Parpadear, pestañear

Blink
To blink one's eyes

102

Esforzarse por ver, mirar de cerca

Peer
I peered into the abyss of my fear

103

Guiñar

Wink
She was winking at me

104

Apretar, estrujar

Squeeze
Squeeze a few dots of tempera paint on one side

105

Dar un puñetazo

Punch

106

Estirar(se)

Stretch
We have to stretch the rope
My nerves have been stretched to breaking point

107

Dar un codazo, dar un empujón

Nudge
We have to nudge the global economy

108

Toquetear, manosear, tantear

Pat
She stopped to pat the dog

109

Abofetear

Slap
To slap SO on the back

110

Hacer señas, atraer con un gesto

Beckon
She beckoned to the waiter