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Flashcards in La Casa de Bernarda Alba Deck (58):
1

rastrarse a ... como

to portray ... as

2

ilustrar

to illustrate

3

demostrar

to demonstrate

4

implicar

to imply

5

insiunar

to insinuate

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simbolizar

to symbolise

7

subrayar

to underline

8

enfatizar

to emphasise

9

destacar

to highlight

10

personificar/encarnar

to personify/embody

11

reforzar

to reinforce

12

establecer

to establish

13

estrechamente vinculado/a

closely linked

14

metáfora (lorquiana)

(Lorcan) metaphor

15

el lenguaje poética/lirico de Lorca

Lorca's poetic/lyrical language

16

intensificar la tensión

to intensify the tension

17

reflejar

to reflect

18

desarollarse

to take place/happen

19

simpatizar con

to sympathise with

20

es irónico que

it's ironic that (subj)

21

es paradójico que

it's paradoxical that (subj)

22

el desenlace

the ending

23

estar de luto

to be in mourning

24

el telón

the curtain

25

desmayarse

to faint

26

mandar

to order

27

mandona

bossy

28

dominanta

controlling

29

tacaña

stingy

30

mezquina

miserly/mean

31

bajo llave

under lock and key

32

envidiar

to envy

33

amargura

bitter

34

podirse

to rot

35

un manicomio

an asylum

36

enloquecerse

to go mad

37

coser

to sew

38

estar ciega

to be blind

39

mediante

through/by means of

40

sospecharse de

to be suspicious of

41

aplastar

to crush

42

razonar

to reason

43

la jerarquía

the hierarchy

44

la patriarcía

the patriarchy

45

entremetida

nosy

46

hipócrita

hypocritical

47

escandaloso

scandalous

48

reprimir

to repress

49

atraverse a

to dare to

50

ocultar/esconder

to hide

51

creída

arrogant

52

despiadada

pityless

53

asficiante/sofocante

suffocating

54

progresista

progressive

55

desesperado/a

hopeless

56

arrepetirse de

to regret

57

la tragédia

tragedy

58

describir como

to describe as