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Flashcards in La televisión Deck (91):
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(poco) apto/apropiado/adecuado

(un) suitable

2

actual

current, present-day, modern

3

adictivo

addictive

4

ameno/divertido

enjoyable

5

basura (la tele basura)

trashy (trashy TV)

6

diario

daily

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educativo

educational

8

indeseable

undesirable

9

insoportable

unbearable

10

maleducado

rude

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mensual

monthly

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puesto/a

switched on

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quincenal

fortnightly

14

semanal

weekly

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sobrado/ exagerado

over the top

16

frente a

in front of

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caja tonta

'the box' (television)

18

gama de programas

a range of programmes

19

herramienta

tool

20

niñera electrónica

child-minder/baby-sitter

21

pantalla

screen

22

programación

programme times/range

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telebasura

trashy TV

24

television por cable

cable TV

25

tertulia

chat show

26

violencia televisa

violence on TV

27

contenidos de corazón

celebrity gossip

28

programas (reality)

reality programmes

29

programas de cotilleo

TV chat/ gossip shows

30

arquetipo

archetype (certain type of character)

31

canal de televisión

(TV) channel

32

capítulo

episode

33

comportamiento

behaviour

34

concurso

contest

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culebrón

soap opera

36

documental

documentary

37

espacio publicitario

commercial break

38

horario de máxima audiencia

prime time

39

informativo

TV news programme

40

jurado

jury

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perdedor

loser

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premio

a prize

43

public objetivo

target audience

44

telediario

television news bulletin

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telespectador

TV viewer

46

televisor

TV set

47

tráiler

trailer

48

vencedor

winner

49

alargar

to extend, spin out, prolong

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ambientar

to set (context of a story)

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apagar

to turn off

52

atontar

to make stupid

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difundir

to spread, transmit

54

distraer

to amuse, distract, entertain

55

encender/poner (la tele)

to put on (the tele)

56

engancharse a

to get hooked on

57

enredarse en

to get involved in

58

fomentar

to promote, stir up, encourage

59

impedir

to impede

60

narrar

to tell, recount

61

realizar

to attain, achieve, fulfil

62

soler

to be in the habit of

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sonar (con)

to dream (of)

64

subvencionar

to subsidize

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sumar

to add up, total, summarise

66

apalancarse delante de la tele

to plonk yourself in front of the TV

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dosificar el tiempo ante el televisor

to limit the amount of time spent watching TV

68

hacer de canguro

to baby-sit

69

hacer zapping

to channel hop

70

invadir la intimidad

to invade someone's privacy

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producir un efecto hipnótico

to produce a hypnotic effect

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quedarte con los ojos cuadrados

to get square eyes

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volver loco a alguien

to drive someone mad

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el televidente

tv viewer

75

la verguenza

shame

76

el canal de pago

pay per view channel

77

el chisme/cotilleo

tittle-tattle

78

el liderazgo

leader/way out front

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dar la gana

to want to do something

80

encerrarse

to shut oneself away

81

grabar

to record

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cualquier

any

83

miope

short sighted

84

lo demas

the rest of

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la broma

joke

86

la pelea

fight

87

el secuestro

hijack/hostage

88

matar al mensajero

to kill/shoot the messenger

89

chocante

shocking

90

morbose

gruesome

91

vago

lazy