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Desinflado

Flat
The bike tyre is a little flat

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Duro de corazón

Hard-hearted

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Perplejo, desconcertado

Puzzled

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Podrido, corrupto

Rotten
Rotten to the core

5

De poca monta, de pacotilla

Small-time
A small-time crook

6

Atado, liado

Tied up
The dog was securely tied up
I'm going to be tied up until next week

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Embarazoso

Awkward
An awkward silence

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Magullado, amoratado

Bruised

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Húmedo, mojado

Damp
The walls were damp to the touch

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Malvado, retorcido

Wicked
You live in a big wicked city

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Absorto, ensimismado

Engrossed (in)
He was engrossed in the film

12

Al por mayor

Wholesale
A wholesale price
They buy everything wholesale

13

Correoso, duro, rancio

Stale
Get stale, go stale

14

Muy cabreado, fuera de sus casillas

Hot under the collar
I get hot under the collar every time I think about it

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Seguido muy de cerca, con el aliento en la nuca

Hot on their heels
He's running first with two opponents hot on their heels

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Arenoso, color arena, rubio

Sandy
This tree needs a sandy soil

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Ordinario, rudo

Coarse
Don't use this coarse language

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Hueco, vacío

Hollow
The tree is hollow inside

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Travieso, atrevido, malcriado

Naughty
He is a naughty boy and always plays tricks

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Amargo, agrio

Sour
The milk is starting to go sour

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Severo, austero

Stern
You are to take stern punitive action if you break the law

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Abundante, grueso

Thick
She had a thick hair

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Menor, inferior

Lesser
A lesser human being
To a lesser extent
The lesser of two evils

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Subyacente, en el trasfondo

Underlying
The underlying reason was financial gain

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Fascinante, cautivante

Riveting
A riveting book, the spectacle was riveting

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Carente, despojado

Bereft (of)
They were bereft of any future plans

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Despectivo, despreciativo, displicente

Dismissive
Scornful
That was a dismissive gestureHe was scornful of the organisation's ability to deal with customers

28

Pegado

Glued (to)
With his ear glued to the radio

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No concluyente, inconcluso

Inconclusive

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Diferente, impropio de

Unlike
Pepsi is not unlike Coca-Cola
Those actions were so unlike him

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Muy estricto, ineludible

Hard and fast
Hard and fast rules

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Sin efecto legal, nulo

Null and void
The court declared the law to be null and void

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Sin relación, sin parentesco

Unrelated
The progress of one is often unrelated to the progress of the other

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Fructífero, productivo

Fruitful
We have to see which path of experimentation might be more fruitful

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Desacostumbrado

Unaccustomed
I am unaccustomed to speaking in public

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Usual, habitual

Customary
It's customary to return calls

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Trascendental, crucial, muy importante

Momentous
It was a momentous decision

38

Abundante, copioso, sustancioso (comida)

Hearty
We ate a hearty breakfast

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Descorazonador, desalentador

Disheartening

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Inestable, al azar

Hit and miss
It's all a bit hit and miss, nobody knows whether the project will be successful or not

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Friamente educado

Icily polite

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Insatisfactorio

Unsatisfactory

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Castigable

Punishable

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Muy muy vago

Bone idle

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Inmotivado

Groundless

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Mal pertrechado, dotado con pocos recursos

Underresourced
The Health Service is in a poor state because it has been underresourced for many years

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Autosuficiente

Self-sufficient (in)

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Indignado

Indignant (at)
He was indignant at not being invited to the wedding

49

Corriente, común, habitual, tópico

Commonplace
It is commonplace to hear it as a part of a standard repertoire

50

Zoológico

Zoological
Zoological specimen

51

Familiarizado, versado

Conversant
He is fully conversant with several programming languages

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No conectado, sin relación

Unconnected
They are totally unconnected areas

53

Relacionado, consanguíneo, parecido, semejante

Akin to
The artist uses a technique akin to hyperrealism

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Liso, fluido, suave, soso, exento de problemas

Smooth
A smooth material, smooth movements, smooth landing, smooth flavour, smooth path in life

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Prematuro, temprano

Untimely
His premature death was untimely

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Reutilizable

Reusable
Plastic bags are reusable time and time again

57

Plagado de

Plagued by
The daytime skies are now plagued by aircraft condensation

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En marcha

Afoot
A new trend is afootTo be afoot

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Entusiasta, ferviente

Zealous
The individuals that hesitated in the zealous search for food, starved

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Acreditado, autorizado

Authoritative
It is an authoritative account of the events

61

Numérico

Numerical
Numerical order

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Acicalado, bien arreglado

Well-groomed
Who is that well-groomed woman?

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Deferente, respetuoso

Deferential

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Receptivo, que esponde

(Un)Responsive

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Desorientado

Disoriented

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Impreciso

Imprecise

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Indeterminado

Indeterminate

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Predeterminado

Predetermined

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Evasivo, que no compromete

Noncommittal
A noncommittal answer

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Permisible, aceptable, tolerable

Permissible

71

Hecho a medida

Made-to-measure
A made-to-measure suit

72

Bien guardado

Closely-guarded
A closely-guarded secret

73

Abrumador, poderoso

Overpowering

74

Antiestético, feo

Unsightly
An unsightly scar

75

Preferente

Preferential
A preferential treatment

76

Horrible, desastroso, abominable

Appalling
The room was in an appalling condition

77

Insensible, inmune, impermeable

Impervious to
Impervious to pain, impervious to moisture

78

Espacioso

Spacious
Roomy (COL)

79

De última generación

State-of-the-art
Our new television uses state-of-the-art technology

80

Más fácil dicho que hecho

Easier said than done
Achieving these targets will be easier said than done

81

Enfermizo, enclenque, empalagoso

Sickly
Grow sickly, sickly sweet

82

De hasta ahora, por el momento

Hitherto
He discovered more than 150 species of hitherto unknown creatures

83

Consumado, conseguido, alcanzado

Accomplished
An accomplished novel, mission accomplished

84

De voluntad débil, débil de carácter

Weak-willed

85

Puritano

Puritanical

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Culto, informado

Knowledgeable

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Digno, que se respeta a sí mismo

Self-respecting
Every self-respecting town has a market