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Fianza

Bail
Released on bail

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Cruce de caminos

Crossroads

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Pañuelo

Handkerchief

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Odio

Hatred
She aroused a deep hatred in them

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Préstamo

Loan
You can have a loan of my bike

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Sacristía

Vestry

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Cenicero

Ashtray

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Recodo, curva

Bend
We took the bend very fast

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Persona importante, pez gordo

Big shot

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Colcha, manta

Blanket

11

Molde

Cast
A plaster cast

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Chófer

Chauffeur

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Sinvergüenza, pillo

Crook

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Tarifa, honorarios

Fee
Entrance fee

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Nene, hijito, chaval

Sonny

16

Mechón

Streak
A streak in the hair

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Magnate

Tycoon

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Amigos casuales, sólo para los buenos tiempos

Fair weather friends

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Consulta, pregunta, duda

Query
Should you have a query with regard to...

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Preocupación, asunto de interés

Concern
A matter of concern, concern for the environement, growing concern, it's no concern of yours

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Coartada

Alibi

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Vendaje

Bandage
She wrapped a bandaje around his arm

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Soborno

Bribe
They paid a bribe

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Mentón

Chin
Keep your chin up!

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Dependiente, vendedor

Clerk
The bank clerk discounted the funds

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Lisiado, tullido

Cripple

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Muleta

Crutch

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Cajón

Drawer
A drawer for the knives

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Rasguño

Graze

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Investigación de un crimen

Inquest
They are holding an inquest into the cause of death of the mayor

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Alineacion, formación, rueda de sospechosos

Line-up
He identified his assailant in a police line-up

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Cerilla

Match

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Luto, duelo

Mourning
Since her mother died, she's been in mourning

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Atraco, asalto

Mugging
There was a mugging last night in our neighbourhood

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Barandal, pasamanos

Rail
Rail of the stairs

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Peluca

Wig

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Delegado, participante en una conferencia o congreso

Delegate

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Bocadito, mordisco, algo para picar

Nibble
May I have a nibble of your cake?

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Oferta, presupuesto, cita

Quotation
Quotation marks, direct quotation

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Libra (COL)

Quid

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Estante, repisa

Shelf
It's on the middle shelf

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Pomo, manilla

Doorknob

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Apuñalamiento por la espalda

Backstabbing
Politicians have to deal with a lot of backstabbing

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Reembolso, devolución

Rebate
Tax rebate

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Bacalao

Cod

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Frasco, matraz, botella

Flask
Thermos flask

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Cesto

Hamper
Clothes hamper

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Cacerola, olla, sartén

Pan
Frying pan

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Pera

Pear

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Solomillo, lomo

Sirloin
Sirloin steak

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Lata, bote

Tin
Biscuit tin, open a tin of tuna fish

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Demanda de

Demand for
There is little demand for that particular product these days

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Bodega, sótano

Cellar
To keep a good cellar

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Arrecife

Reef

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Sonrisa de satisfacción

Smirk

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Tijeras de podar o de esquilar

Shears

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Botín, ganancia

Haul
The thieves made a good haul

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Granizo, pedrisco

Hail

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Pavor, temor reverencial

Awe
To be in awe of

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Espuma

Foam
Foam bath, foam rubber

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Rastrillo (jardín)

Rake
Garden rake

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Pupilo, protegido

Ward
He is her ward

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Umbral, entrada

Threshold
We stand at the threshold of a new era

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Fragmento de información

Snippet of information
Nugget of information

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Emersión, aparición, afloramiento

Emergence
The emergence of new producers means a smaller market share

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Un lobo con piel de cordero

A wolf in sheep's clothing

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Meollo, detalles esenciales

Nitty gritty
Let's get/go down to the nitty gritty!

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Recelo, duda

Misgiving
I have misgivings about her choice of a husband

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Vara de medir, medida de la calidad

Measure of quality
Efficiency as a measure of quality in education

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Internado

Boarding school
Paul was sent to a boarding school by his parents

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Zanja, cuneta, acequia

Ditch
An irrigation ditch ran along one edge of the field

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Institutriz

Governess
They hired a governess for their son

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Pila, montón

Heap
The house was now only a heap of stones

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Ama de llaves

Housekeeper
A good housekeeper is hard to find

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Amante, querida

Mistress

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Páramo

Moor
Moor soils occur in the area

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Molestia, fastidio, pesadez

Nuisance
It's a nuisance to clean up after people throw papers

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Vida interior

Interior life
Emotional strength and stability are in the interior life

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Superposición, solapamiento

Overlap
There is an overlap between professionals and amateurs

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Recogida de basuras, recogida de residuos

Refuse collection
There are charges for public services such as refuse collection

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Vertedero, basurero

Landfill
Landfill is the worst option for the environement

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Normas de conducta

Rules of conduct
We can establish rules of conduct and replicate social units

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Delineación

Draftsmanship

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Infancia

Infancy
In its infancy as a profession, ...

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Prejuicio, noción preconcebida

Preconceived notion

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Tema de discusión, tema a debatir

Subject matter
Today's subject matter is "water polution"

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Puñado

Handful
We are just a handful of men determined to win or die

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Corteza, costra

Crust
Earth's crust

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Procedimiento, método, trámites

Procedure
We have used a more direct procedure

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Proceso

Process
The process of manufacturing chairs is complex

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Sustento básico, fuente de sustento

Bread and butter
Teaching is my bread and butter

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Parte integrante

Part and parcel
Risk-taking is part and parcel of the industry

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Dependencia, confianza

Reliance
The mutual reliance of one discipline upon the other has increased still further

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Sequía

Drought
In an area where droughts occur frequently, ...

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Afinidad, intereses comunes

Common ground
We started dating because we had a lot of common ground

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Carámbano

Icicle
It was so cold you could see icicles hanging from the edge of the roof

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Anomalía

Abnormality

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Agente encubierto

Undercover agent

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Cobertura

Coverage

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Fardo, bulto

Bundle
A bundle of nerves

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Seto, cobertura de riesgos financieros

Hedge
Hedge fund

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Muérdago

Mistletoe

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Clérigo protestante

Parson

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Estable, cobertizo, hangar

Shed
Cattle shed

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Banco, taburete

Stool
Bar stool, piano stool

106

Alivio de

Relief from
This medicine will hopefully give you some relief from the pain

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Pata de pollo

Chicken leg

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Cabecera, delantera, plomo, mina de lápiz, ejemplo, protagonista

Lead
Take the lead, lead to prevent X-rays, the lead of the pencil, follow your lead, play the lead

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Porción, ración

Serving
May I have an extra serving?

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Tierra salvaje, naturaleza, jungla

Wilderness
Wilderness experience

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Sueño descabellado y deseado

Wildest dreams

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Fuego incontrolado

Wildfire
News spread like a wildfire

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Travesura

Mischief

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Cable conectado, vivo, con electricidad

Live wire
That wire is live don't touch it

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Occidental, persona del oeste

Westerner
There were very few westerners in the country

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Occidentalización

Westernisation
A great deal of westernisation has taken place as a consequence of the process of globalisation

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Rigidez

Rigidity

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Caída, inflexión, inclinación, encorvamiento

Droop
Droop of the eyelid

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Implicación, participación

Involvement (in)
He denied any involvement in the robbery

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Efecto secundario

Side effect
Knock-on effect
Side effects of this drug may include nausea and skin rash

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Parche, área de terreno, insignia

Patch
Eye patch, home patch, nicotine patch

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Chupete, maniquí, imitación, imbécil

Dummy
Crash-test dummy, dressmaker's dummy, dummy corporation, dummy pill, dummy weapon

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Congelación salarial

Wage freeze

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Prueba tangible

Tangible evidence

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Huelga general

All-out-strike

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Liquidación por cierre

Closing-down sale

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Afecto, cariño

Endearment
A term of endearment

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Descuido, omisión

Oversight
The error was due to an oversight

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Similitud, parecido, semejanza

Likeness

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Professional, médico, abogado

Practitioner
Medical practitioner, legal practitioner

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Un grupo o cantidad establecida de algo

A set of
A set of social and cultural norms

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Beneficio adicional, ventaja (COL)

Perk
You have to give up a lot for those perks

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Una bendición oculta

A blessing in disguise

134

Pruebas contradictorias

Conflicting evidences

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Igualdad de condiciones

Level playing field
To create a level playing field for
To level the playing field

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Dinero malgastado

Money down the drain
Don't pay it, it would be money down the drain

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Autoría

Authorship

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Desconfianza, recelo, pérdida de confianza

Mistrust

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Destinatario (receptor de un envío)

Addressee

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Simpatizante

Sympathiser

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Expectación

Expectancy

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Doble, persona con parecido

Lookalike
My brother is an Elvis Presley lookalike

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Ramo, manojo

Bunch
Bunch of flowers, bunch of keys

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El sobre de la paga

Pay packet

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Demolición de suburbios

Slum clearance

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Mala reputación

Ill repute
Bureaucracy is held in such ill repute today that ...

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El tramo de edad entre X y X

The X-X age bracket
In the 18-30 age bracket

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Proceso de toma de decisiones

Decision-making process