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...ísimo (dificilísimo)

very (very difficult)

2

abrir

to unlock

3

abrocharse el cinturón

to fasten seat belt

4

aburrirse

to be bored

5

acabar de

to have just

6

acantilado

cliff

7

acogedor

welcoming/friendly

8

acompañar

to accompany

9

aconsejar

to advise

10

acontecimiento

event/occurrence

11

adelantar

to overtake

12

adelgazar

to lose weight

13

además

besides

14

adjuntar

to enclose

15

adornar

to decorate

16

adrede

deliberately

17

advertir

to warn

18

afeitarse

to shave

19

afilado

sharp (edge)

20

afueras

outskirts

21

ahogarse

to drown

22

aire acondicionado

air-conditioning

23

alabar

to praise

24

aliento (sin ---)

breath (out of ---)

25

altura

height

26

alzar

to raise

27

amenazar

to threaten

28

amistad

friendship

29

amplio

broad/wide

30

añadir

to add

31

análisis de sangre

blood test

32

ancianos

senior citizens

33

animado

lively

34

anticuado

old fashioned

35

antelación, con

in advance

36

anular

to cancel/stamp a ticket

37

apagar

to put out/extinguish

38

aparador

sideboard

39

apenas

scarcely/hardly

40

apoyarse

to lean

41

apresurarse

to hurry

42

árbitro/a

referee

43

asegurar

to insure/assure

44

asesinato

murder

45

asistir a

to be present at

46

asqueroso

nasty

47

asustar

to surprise/shock

48

atraer

to attract

49

atreverse (a)

to dare (to)

50

atropellar

to run over/knock down

51

aumentar

to increase

52

aunque

although/even though/even if

53

auténtico

genuine/real

54

autostop

hitchhiking

55

averiado

out of order (not working)

56

averiguar

to find out

57

banda (de música)

band

58

barbilla

chin

59

bastar

to be sufficient

60

boda

wedding

61

borde

edge

62

boletín

school report

63

borracho

drunk

64

bucear

to dive

65

buen estado físico

fitness

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burlar(se de)

to joke (mock)

67

cabaña

hut

68

cajón

drawer

69

calentamiento del planeta

global warming

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calentarse

to get warm

71

calificado

qualified

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cambiar

to exchange

73

camión-grúa

breakdown lorry

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campeón/a

champion

75

campeonato

championship

76

cantidad

quantity

77

cárcel

prison

78

cargar

to load

79

carnaval

carnival

80

carne de ave

poultry

81

casualidad, por

chance, by

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cava

Spanish champagne

83

cazar

to hunt

84

ceder

to give in/give up

85

célebre

famous

86

celoso

jealous

87

central eléctrica

power station

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cerebro

brain

89

cerillas

matches

90

cerradura

lock (of door)

91

cesar

to cease/stop

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chocar con

to collide with

93

choque

shock/collision

94

chubasquero

cagoule

95

ciencias sociales

social science

96

cifra

figure (stats.)

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cinturón de seguridad

seatbelt/safety belt

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círculo

circle

99

cirujano

surgeon

100

cita

appointment/engagement

101

cobertizo

shed

102

cobrar

to earn (money)

103

codo

elbow

104

coger

to pick

105

cólera

anger

106

como máximo

at most

107

compadecer

to feel sorry for

108

comportarse

to behave

109

comprobar

to check (quantities)

110

con fluidez

fluently

111

concurrido

busy/crowded

112

concurso

competition

113

conducir

to lead

114

confianza

confidence

115

conocido

acquaintance

116

consecuencia

consequence

117

consejo

advice

118

contaminar

to pollute

119

contaminación

pollution

120

contar

to count/to tell (story)

121

contenedor (de vidrio)

bottle bank

122

contrario

opposite

123

copa

glass (wine)/cup (trophy)

124

corregir

to correct

125

cremallera

zip

126

cruzar

to cross (road)

127

cubertería

cutlery

128

cubrir

to cover

129

cuenta, tener en

to bear in mind/to take into account

130

cuento

story

131

cuesta

slope

132

cuidado(so)

care(ful)

133

culpable

guilty

134

cultivar

to grow (plants)

135

cumbre

summit

136

cuñado/a

brother/sister-in-law

137

curioso

odd/strange/curious

138

dañar

to damage

139

daño

damage

140

dar las gracias a

to thank

141

de verdad

indeed

142

deber

to owe

143

decepcionar

to disappoint

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decepcionado

disappointed

145

dedo del pie

toe

146

degustación de vinos

wine tasting

147

dejar caer

to drop

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dejar de

to stop

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depender

to depend

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desaparecer

to disappear

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desarrollar

to develop

152

descubrir

to discover

153

descuento

discount/reduction

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descuidado

careless/neglected

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desembarcar

to disembark

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desgastar

to wear out

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deslizar

to slip/slide

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desnudo

naked

159

despedir

to sack

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desperdiciar

to waste (materials)

161

desplazarse

to move

162

destrozar

to destroy

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desventaja

disadvantage

164

desván

attic/loft

165

desvío

diversion

166

detener

to arrest

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día festivo

public holiday

168

diarrea

diarrhoea

169

disculpar(se)

to apologise

170

discurso

speech

171

disfraz

disguise/fancy dress

172

disfrutar(se)

to enjoy (yourself)

173

diversión

entertainment

174

divorciado

divorced

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doblar

to fold

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drogadicto

drug dependent

177

dudar

to hesitate/doubt

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duración

length (time)

179

durar

to last

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echar al correo

to post

181

echar de menos

to miss (person/place)

182

educado (bien/mal ---)

behaved/mannered (well/badly --- )

183

efecto invernadero

greenhouse effect

184

eficaz

efficient

185

egoísta

selfish/self-centred

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embarazada

pregnant

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emocionante

exciting

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empate

draw/tie (sport)

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empleado/a

employee

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empujar

to push

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en cuanto

as soon as

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en total

altogether

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en vano

in vain

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en vez de

instead of

195

encantar

to delight

196

encontrarse

to be situated

197

encuesta

survey/enquiry

198

engañar

to deceive/cheat

199

engordar

to put on weight

200

enojar(se)

to annoy (to get annoyed)

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enojoso

annoying

202

ensayo

attempt/test/rehearsal

203

enseñar

to teach

204

enseñanza

teaching

205

entregar

to hand in/deliver

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entrevista

interview

207

entusiasmar

to excite/enthuse

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envenenar

to poison

209

es decir

that's to say

210

escalera mecánica

escalator

211

escarcha

frost

212

escayola

plaster (broken limb)

213

escayolado

in plaster

214

escenario

stage

215

esconder

to hide

216

escribir a máquina

to type

217

espantoso

appalling

218

espárragos

asparagus

219

esperar con ilusión

to look forward to

220

estar avergonzado

to be ashamed

221

estar contento (de)

to be pleased (about)

222

Estimado/a Señor/a

Dear Sir/Madam

223

estreñido

constipated

224

estricto

strict

225

estropear

to spoil/damage/ruin

226

estudios comerciales

business studies

227

evitar

to avoid

228

exigente

demanding

229

éxito (tener --- )

success (to succeed)

230

experiencia laboral

work experience

231

explicar

to explain

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felicitar

to congratulate

233

feria

fair (show)

234

fiarse de

to trust

235

ficha

file (papers)

236

fiebre del heno

hay fever

237

fijar(se)

to fix (to notice)

238

flecha

arrow

239

fluir

to flow

240

fracasar

to fail

241

frecuentemente

frequently

242

frenar

to brake

243

fumar

to smoke

244

fumador

smoker

245

no funciona

not working

246

fundirse

to melt

247

gamberro

lout

248

gerente

manager

249

gobierno

government

250

gota

drop (of liquid)

251

grabar

to record/to burn (CDs)

252

granizar

to hail

253

granizo

hail

254

grasa

fat (noun)

255

grave

serious

256

gripe

flu

257

guardarropa

cloakroom (theatre)

258

guerra

waar

259

guía

tour guide

260

guía (telefónica)

phone book

261

hábil

clever/skilful

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habilidad

skill/ability

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hacer autostop

to hitch hike

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hervir

to boil

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hinchar

to swell

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hinchado

swollen

267

hogar (ciencia de --- )

hearth/home ( --- economics)

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holgazán

lazy

269

hora punta

rush hour

270

hueso

bone

271

húmedo

damp

272

impresora

printer

273

imprimir

to print

274

informe

report

275

insolación

sunstroke

276

intermedio

interval (e.g. theatre)

277

interpretar

to perform

278

intervalos de sol

bright periods/spells

279

inundar

to flood

280

isla

island

281

jarra

jug

282

jaula

cage

283

jerez

sherry

284

jubilarse

to retire (work)

285

jurar

to swear

286

ladrón

thief/burglar

287

lágrima

tear (weeping)

288

lentillas

contact lenses

289

lento

slow

290

ley

law (justice)

291

licenciatura

degree (university)

292

límite de velocidad

speed limit

293

llamar

to knock (door)

294

llorar

to cry

295

lograr

to achieve/manage ti

296

luchar

to struggle/fight

297

luna

moon

298

madrastra

stepmother

299

malentendido

misunderstanding (confusion)

300

maletero

boot (car)

301

malgastar

to waste

302

mancha

stain

303

mando a distancia

remote control

304

manopla

flannel

305

manzana

block of flats

306

maquillarse

to put on make-up

307

maquillaje

make-up

308

máquina de afeitarse

shaver

309

marcar

to score (goal)

310

marcha

gear

311

marea

tide

312

mareado

dizzy/sick

313

marinero

sailor

314

martes de Carnaval

Shrove Tuesday

315

matar

to kill

316

matrícula

registration number

317

matrimonio

married couple/marriage

318

medio de transporte

means of transport

319

medios

media

320

medir

to measure

321

mejilla

cheek

322

mejorar

to improve

323

mejora

improvement

324

mejorarse

to get better/improve/recover

325

mentir

to tell lies

326

mentira

false/lie

327

mientras

while

328

minúsculo

tiny

329

minusválido

disabled (person)

330

mirar escaparates

to window-shop

331

misa

mass/service (church)

332

mismo

(with noun/pronoun) -self, e.g. himself

333

moderado

moderate

334

modo de empleo

instructions for use

335

molestar

to disturb

336

montón

pile/load

337

morder

to bite

338

morir

to die

339

morriña

home sickness

340

muchedumbre

crowd

341

multa

fine (money)

342

muñeca

wrist

343

Naciones Unidas

United Nations

344

no obstante

however/nonetheless

345

noviazgo

engagement

346

o...o...

either...or...

347

obligatorio

compulsory

348

obra

work (art)

349

obras

roadworks

350

ocio

leisure

351

ocuparse de

to deal with

352

oficina de empleo

job-centre

353

oler

to smell

354

olor

smell

355

ordenador portátil

laptop

356

orientación profesional

careers advice

357

orilla

bank (lake/river)

358

padrastro

stepfather

359

pantalla

screen

360

papel

role

361

parabrisas

windscreen

362

parecer a uno que

to think/believe that

363

parecido

similar

364

paso de peatones

zebra crossing

365

patio de butacas

stalls

366

paz

peace

367

pecho

chest

368

pegar

to stick/to hit

369

pelar

to peel

370

pelear

to fight

371

peligro

danger

372

perder peso

to lose weight

373

perderse

to get lost

374

perjudicar

to damage (health)

375

pertenecer

to belong

376

pesadilla

nightmare

377

a pesar de

despite

378

picar

to bite/sting

379

picadura

sting

380

picante

spicy

381

piel

skin

382

placer

pleasure

383

planear

to plan

384

polvo

dust

385

por adelantado

in advance

386

por casualidad

(by) chance

387

por consiguiente

as a result

388

por escrito

in writing

389

por eso/esto

therefore/so

390

poseer

to possess

391

portezuela

door (car)

392

prado

meadow

393

precioso

really lovely

394

prefijo

dialling code

395

preocuparse

to worry

396

preocupación

concern

397

presentador

TV presenter

398

presión neumática

tyre pressure

399

prestar atención

to pay attention

400

prever

to foresee

401

primeros auxilios

first aid

402

principiante

beginner

403

prioridad

priority/right of way

404

probar

to prove/to try out

405

probarse

to try on

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prohibir

to forbid

407

prometer

to promise

408

proteger

to protect

409

publicidad

advertising

410

público

audience/viewers

411

puenting

bungee jumping

412

puesto que

since/because

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quejarse

to complain

414

querer decir

to mean

415

quitar

to remove/take off

416

rascar

to scratch

417

rato

moment

418

rayo (-X)

ray/beam (X-ray)

419

reciclar

to recycle

420

recompensar

reward

421

reconocer

to recognise

422

redacción

essay

423

regalar

to give a present

424

regalo

present

425

regar

to water (plants)

426

régimen

diet

427

regla

rule

428

reina

queen

429

relajar(se)

to relax

430

relámpago

lightening

431

repetir el curso

to repeat the year

432

representar

to perform

433

representación

performance

434

rescatar

to save/to rescue

435

rescate

rescue

436

resfriarse

to catch a cold

437

retrovisor

rear-view mirror

438

rey

king

439

riesgo

risk

440

robar

to steal

441

robo

theft

442

roca

rock (mineral)

443

rodeado de

surrounded by

444

rodilla

knee

445

saber

to taste

446

sabor

taste

447

sacudir

to shake

448

salida

motorway junction

449

salto (de altura/de longitud)

jump (high/long)

450

salud

health

451

sangrar

to bleed

452

sangre

blood

453

quedarse en la cama

to have a lie in

454

seguir una dieta/un régimen

to be on a diet

455

seguridad

safety/security

456

seguros

insurance

457

sellar

to stamp (ticket/passport)

458

semejante

similar

459

sensato

sensible

460

sensible

sensitive

461

sentido

sense

462

sentimiento

feeling

463

sexo

sex/gender

464

si

whether

465

SIDA

AIDS

466

siglo

century

467

silencioso

silent

468

silla de ruedas

wheelchair

469

silla plegable

folding chair

470

sin embargo

nevertheless

471

sindicato

trade union

472

sino

but (following a previous negative)

473

situar(se)

to be situated

474

solicitar

to apply (for a job)

475

sombra

shade

476

soñar

to dream

477

sueño

dream

478

sondeo

survey

479

sonreír

to smile

480

sonrisa

smile

481

soplar

to blow

482

sordo

deaf

483

sorprender

to surprise

484

sospechar

to suspect

485

suave

gentle/delicate/mild

486

subrayar

to underline

487

suceso

event

488

suegro/a

father/mother-in-law

489

sufrir

to suffer

490

sugerencia

suggestion

491

suspender

to fail (exam)

492

tablón (de anuncios)

notice board

493

tampoco

not...either

494

tarea

task

495

teclado

keyboard

496

telecargar

to download

497

tener lugar

to take place

498

terco

obstinate

499

testigo

witness

500

tibio

lukewarm

501

tintorería

dry cleaners

502

tipo de cambio

exchange rate

503

tirar

to shoot

504

tirita

sticking plaster

505

título

title

506

tobillo

ankle

507

tocar el claxón

to hoot

508

torcerse

to sprain

509

tomeo

tournament

510

traducir

to translate

511

traducción

translation

512

tragar

to swallow

513

triunfo

triumph

514

tronar

to thunder

515

trueno

thunder

516

tubería

pipes

517

urgencia (llamada de)

emergency (call)

518

valioso

valuable

519

vapor

steam

520

variable

changeable

521

vela

candle

522

vendimia

grape harvest

523

ventaja

advantage

524

veranda (de vidrio)

conservatory

525

de verdad

indeed

526

verter

to pour

527

viña/viñedo

vineyard

528

visita guiada

guided tour

529

viudo/a

widower/widow

530

volante

steering wheel

531

vomitar

to be sick

532

voz

voice

533

zona peatonal

pedestrian area