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Flashcards in Modismos Examen #2 Deck (59):
1

dejar en paz

to leave alone

2

hacer frente

to face

3

hay de + inf

to have to (like "tener que + inf.")

4

ponerse a + inf

to begin to

5

darse cuenta vs. realizar

darse cuenta - to realize
realizar - to fulfill

6

de hecho

in fact

7

traer retraso

to run late

8

hay que + inf.

one must

9

Qué hubote?

what's up?

10

tener en cuenta

to keep in mind

11

sin ton ni son

without rhyme or reason

12

quedar en

to agree on

13

tomar a pecho

to take to heart

14

echarse un trago

to take a swig

15

dar por hecho

to take for granted

16

meterse

to butt in, to be nosy

17

al principio

at first, in the beginning

18

no obstante

nevertheless

19

por fin

at last

20

de pronto

suddenly

21

allí mismo

right there

22

tener la culpa

to be guilty

23

por lo menos

at least

24

costar un ojo de la cara

to cost an arm and a leg

25

costar trabajo

to be difficult

26

estar de luto

to be in mourning

27

al pie de la letra

word for word

28

en broma

just kidding

29

al revés

backword

30

en punto

on the dot

31

ganarse la vida

to earn a living

32

en cambio

on the other hand

33

parece mentira

it seems unlikely

34

sin falta

without fail

35

pasar el rato

to kill time

36

echar a perder

to spoil, to go bad

37

ir del brazo

to go arm and arm

38

pasar a plazo

to pay in istallments

39

de mal en peor

from bad to worse

40

estarrendido

to be exhausted

41

darse por vencido

to give up

42

pasado de moda

out of fashion

43

darle pena

to cause shame, pain

44

correr riesgo

to run a risk

45

contar con

to count on

46

acerca de

about, regarding

47

saber a

to taste like

48

a la carrera

on the run

49

hoy en día

nowadays

50

estrechar la mano

to shake hands

51

a mi modo (manera)

my way

52

media naranja

spouse (better half)

53

meter la pata

to put your foot in your mouth

54

llover acántaros

to rain cats and dogs

55

boca arriba / boca abajo

face up / face down

56

por poco

almost

57

por lo heneral

in general

58

encargarse de

to be in charge of

59

con cariño

affectionately