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tell us what you have been doing / have done this week

cuéntanos qué has hecho esta semana

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I have been travelling

he estado viajando

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listen to this! (approximately)

fijaos

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is there a story here?

¿hay secreto aquí?

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flight

vuelo (m)

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low-cost airlines / airline companies

las compañías de vuelo de bajo coste

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it’s a topic which is very much in the news (approximately)

es un tema de actualidad

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to go smoothly

ir como una seda / la seda

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things turn out well

las cosas salen bien

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you’re not at home (fig)

no estás en tu territorio

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to depend on someone

depender de alguien

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to fly

volar

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which is roughly two hours from Paris

... que está a como dos horas de Paris

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just in case

por si acaso

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our flight was due to take off at
11:30

estaba previsto que nuestro avión despegase a las once y media

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to be delayed

retrasarse

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very often

muy a menudo

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to land (aircraft)

aterrizar

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landing

aterrizaje (m)

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in this case

en este caso

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you had to stay there

te tuviste que quedar allí

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occupational hazard

gaje (m) del oficio

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you risk ending up lost, in a situation, in difficulty

te arriesgas a quedarte tirado

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they would have paid the hotel for me

me habrían pagado el hotel

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that we had to get on with it ourselves, manage ourselves

que nos las apañáramos solitos

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to take someone breakfast in bed

traer a alguien el desayuno a la cama

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snobby

pijo/a

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on a global scale

a nivel global

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Spanish airline

Iberia

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>

Gerona / Girona

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to increase

aumentar

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profit

ganancia (f)

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the service sector

el sector servicios

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Scandinavian

escandinavo/a

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to go through the streets

ir por la calle

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Norwegian

noruego

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Swedish

sueco

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enriching, beneficial

enriquecedor

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it gives/brings a lot of colour

da mucho calor

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they have allowed lots of people (to travel)

han permitido que mucha gente

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fantastic

genial

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environment

medio (m) ambiente

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to damage, hurt

dañar

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the more people fly, the more fuel will be spent / used

cuantas más personas vuelen, más combustibles se gastará

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we’re not going to get into ... topics

no vamos a meternos en temas ...

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anecdote, story

anécdota (f)

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are you referring to ...?

¿te refieres a mi viaje...?

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this/that is what I wanted to talk about / that’s where I wanted to get to

allí quería yo llegar

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with the excuse that I had
to... / on the pretext of having to ...

con la excusa de que tenía...

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I decided to make my business journey into a vacation

decidí hacer de mi viaje de negocios un viaje de placer

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Iceland

Islandia

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surrounded

rodeado/a

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lunar

lunar

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a lunar landscape

un paisaje lunar

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the weather was beautiful

hacía un tiempo maravilloso

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to have a swim, bathe

darse un baño

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lagoon

laguna

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Blue Lagoon

la Laguna Azul

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I was treated like a king

me trataron como a un rey

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it wouldn’t take much for me to...

no me costaría mucho

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to get used to something

acostumbrarse a

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a far cry from ...

nada que ver con

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I can imagine

ya me imagino

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what a fantastic journey!

¡menudo viaje!

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advantage

ventaja (f)

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disadvantage

inconveniente (m)

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it didn’t help things

no les facilitó las cosas

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something that

cosa que

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not only can the big cities benefit, but also ...

no sólo las grandes ciudades se pueden beneficiar... sino también

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to develop

desarrollar

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tourism has developed much

el turismo se ha desarrollado mucho

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to live it up

pasarlo en grande

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location

rincón (m)

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to maintain

mantener

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level of life, lifestyle

nivel (m) de vida

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airline

aerolínea (f)

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cheap

barato/a

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money

pasta (f)

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who do you take me for?

¿por quién me tomas?

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modest

modesto/a

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to earn

ganar

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I’m condemned to travelling in
Economy forever

estoy condenado a viajar en economía a perpetuidad

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I suspect that...

sospecho que ...

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the reason for which

la razón por la que ...

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luxury

lujo (m)

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frill

floritura (f)

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people like to take advantage of ...

a la gente le gusta aprovecharse de ...

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affordable

asequible

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bargain, not-to-miss price

ganga (f)

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bargain

chollo (m)

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to arrive flying, to arrive suddenly

llegar volando

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- to remain, to be left

- there are two eggs left, two eggs remain
- don’t you have any money left?

queda ; quedan dos huevos ; ¿no te queda dinero?

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- to suit

- does this skirt suit me?
- that t-shirt doesn’t look bad on you

quedar ; ¿me queda bien esta falda? ¿me queda bien esta falda?

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- to meet

- we’re meeting at eight
- I have met with Ángel in the Plaza Mayor

quedar ; Quedamos a las ocho,; He quedado con Ángel en la plaza mayor

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- to arrange to do something / to agree to do something

- they didn’t agree on anything
let’s arrange to see each on Thursday
- we agreed/decided to go to the cinema

quedar en; no quedaron en nada; hemos quedado en ir al cine

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to stay

I stayed in the house / at home
they’re staying with their friends

quedarse (reflexive use) ; me quedé en casa; se quedan con sus amigos

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it's a bargain

es una ganga

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it's a steal

es un chollo

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