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aborto (m)

abortion

1

ambiente (m) familiar

family environment

2

botellón (m)

recent phenomenon in which Spanish people buy alcohol and snacks and consume them in the street

3

brecha (f) generacional

generation gap

4

casarse de penalty

to have a shotgun wedding

5

clase (f) baja/media/alta

lower/middle/upper class

6

cobrar el paro

to receive unemployment benefit

7

comer el coco

to brainwash

8

consumo (m) de alcohol

alcohol consumption

9

contestar

to answer (back)

10

contrato (m) eventual

temporary contract

11

correo (m) electrónico

email

12

cortar

to stop going out with someone

13

costar un riñón

to cost a bomb

14

cubata (m)

spirit combined with a soft drink (originally rum and coke)

15

dar un portazo

to slam the door

16

dar un telefonazo

to give someone a ring

17

de madrugada

in the early hours

18

dejar un recado

to leave a message

19

desempleo (m)

unemployment

20

desengaño (m) amoroso

an unhappy love affair

21

discoteca (f) "light"

a nightclub for 14 to 18-year-olds where only soft drinks are allowed

22

droga (f)

drugs

23

drogarse

to take drugs

24

emancipación (f)

emancipation

25

emborracharse

to get drunk

26

empalmar

to go out for the whole night

27

empollón (m)

swot

28

encontrar tu media naranja

to meet your better half

29

engañar a alguien

to be unfaithful to someone

30

entrar en el mercado laboral

to enter the job market

31

envejecer

to grow old

32

estar a la moda

to be trendy

33

estar en el paro

to be unemployed

34

estar en la flor de la vida

to be in the prime of life

35

estar "pedo"

to be "sloshed"

36

estar sin blanca

to be broke

37

estar verde

to be "green"; inexperience

38

falta (f) de integración

lack of integration

39

falta (f) de respeto

lack of respect

40

formación (f)

education, training

41

hacer una carrera

to study for a degree

42

idealista

idealistic

43

idolo (m)

idol, hero

44

igualdad (f) de sexos

equal opportunities

45

independizarse

to become independent

46

individualista

individualistic

47

informática (f)

information technology

48

inmaduro

immature

49

ir al cine/teatro

to go to the cinema/ theatre

50

ir de compras

to go shopping

51

ir de marcha

to go out on the town

52

ir de tapeo

Spanish tradition of going for a drink and bar snacks

53

legalizar las drogas

to legalise drugs

54

licenciatura (f)

a university degree

55

ligar

to "pull", "pick up"

56

llevarse bien/ mal con

to get on well/ badly with

57

luchar por unos ideales

to fight for ideals

58

marca (f)

brand, make

59

natalidad (f)

birth rate

60

nocivo

harmful, damaging

61

novio/a (m,f)

boyfriend/ girlfriend

62

padre/madre soltero/a (m,f)

single parent

63

paga (f)

weekly/monthly allowance that some parents give to their adolescent children

64

pasta (f)

dosh

65

pendón(a) (m,f)

stop-out, party animal

66

peña (f)

big group of friends

67

perder (ie)* el norte

to lose sight of reality

68

porro (m)

spliff, joint

69

prejuicio (m)

prejudice

70

rebelarse

to rebel

71

salir a tomar unas copas

to go out for a few drinks

72

salir con un (a) chico/a

to go out with a boy/girl

73

salir en pandilla

to go out as a gang

74

ser aficionado a

to be keen on

75

ser ahorrador

to be good at saving money

76

ser casero

to be a homebody

77

ser derrochador

to be a spendthrift

78

ser exigente

to be demanding

79

ser mayor de edad

to be over 18

80

ser un forofo de

to be crazy about

81

ser uña y carne

to be as thick as thieves

82

sobredosis (f)

overdose

83

teclado (m)

keyboard

84

teléfono (m) móvil

mobile phone

85

tener (ie)* autoestima

to have self-esteem

86

abortion

aborto (m)

87

family environment

ambiente (m) familiar

88

recent phenomenon in which Spanish people buy alcohol and snacks and consume them in the street

botellón (m)

89

generation gap

brecha (f) generacional

90

to have a shotgun wedding

casarse de penalty

91

lower/middle/upper class

clase (f) baja/media/alta

92

to receive unemployment benefit

cobrar el paro

93

to brainwash

comer el coco

94

alcohol consumption

consumo (m) de alcohol

95

to answer (back)

contestar

96

temporary contract

contrato (m) eventual

97

email

correo (m) electrónico

98

to stop going out with someone

cortar

99

to cost a bomb

costar un riñón

100

spirit combined with a soft drink (originally rum and coke)

cubata (m)

101

to slam the door

dar un portazo

102

to give someone a ring

dar un telefonazo

103

in the early hours

de madrugada

104

to leave a message

dejar un recado

105

unemployment

desempleo (m)

106

an unhappy love affair

desengaño (m) amoroso

107

a nightclub for 14 to 18-year-olds where only soft drinks are allowed

discoteca (f) "light"

108

drugs

droga (f)

109

to take drugs

drogarse

110

emancipation

emancipación (f)

111

to get drunk

emborracharse

112

to go out for the whole night

empalmar

113

swot

empollón (m)

114

to meet your better half

encontrar tu media naranja

115

to be unfaithful to someone

engañar a alguien

116

to enter the job market

entrar en el mercado laboral

117

to grow old

envejecer

118

to be trendy

estar a la moda

119

to be unemployed

estar en el paro

120

to be in the prime of life

estar en la flor de la vida

121

to be "sloshed"

estar "pedo"

122

to be broke

estar sin blanca

123

to be "green"; inexperience

estar verde

124

lack of integration

falta (f) de integración

125

lack of respect

falta (f) de respeto

126

education, training

formación (f)

127

to study for a degree

hacer una carrera

128

idealistic

idealista

129

idol, hero

idolo (m)

130

equal opportunities

igualdad (f) de sexos

131

to become independent

independizarse

132

individualistic

individualista

133

information technology

informática (f)

134

immature

inmaduro

135

to go to the cinema/ theatre

ir al cine/teatro

136

to go shopping

ir de compras

137

to go out on the town

ir de marcha

138

Spanish tradition of going for a drink and bar snacks

ir de tapeo

139

to legalise drugs

legalizar las drogas

140

a university degree

licenciatura (f)

141

to "pull", "pick up"

ligar

142

to get on well/ badly with

llevarse bien/ mal con

143

to fight for ideals

luchar por unos ideales

144

brand, make

marca (f)

145

birth rate

natalidad (f)

146

harmful, damaging

nocivo

147

boyfriend/ girlfriend

novio/a (m,f)

148

single parent

padre/madre soltero/a (m,f)

149

weekly/monthly allowance that some parents give to their adolescent children

paga (f)

150

dosh

pasta (f)

151

stop-out, party animal

pendón(a) (m,f)

152

big group of friends

peña (f)

153

to lose sight of reality

perder (ie)* el norte

154

spliff, joint

porro (m)

155

prejudice

prejuicio (m)

156

to rebel

rebelarse

157

to go out for a few drinks

salir a tomar unas copas

158

to go out with a boy/girl

salir con un (a) chico/a

159

to go out as a gang

salir en pandilla

160

to be keen on

ser aficionado a

161

to be good at saving money

ser ahorrador

162

to be a homebody

ser casero

163

to be a spendthrift

ser derrochador

164

to be demanding

ser exigente

165

to be over 18

ser mayor de edad

166

to be crazy about

ser un forofo de

167

to be as thick as thieves

ser uña y carne

168

overdose

sobredosis (f)

169

keyboard

teclado (m)

170

mobile phone

teléfono (m) móvil

171

to have self-esteem

tener (ie)* autoestima