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1

To disappoint

Decepcionar
Decepcionado [adj]

Me decepciona que + SUBJTV

(Also like: desilusión [n] defraudar [v])

2

Mind

Mente

3

Cap

Gorro

4

Confuse

Confundir [v]

Confusión [n]

Confundido [adj]

5

Deceased

Occiso

6

What is the difference between

Confianza

Confidencia

Confianza: Confidence

Confidencia: Secret

7

Worst

Pésimo / a

Mal
Peor
Pésimo

8

To blow up
[eg blowing up balloons]

Lanzar

[eg: Lanzamiento de globos...]

9

Dance [n]

El baile

La danza

10

Tool / utensil

Utensilio

11

Slippers [ch]

Pantuflas

12

Butterfly

Mariposa

13

Soul

Alma

14

Plug and socket

Enchufe

Enchufar [to plug in]
Enchufate! [Concentrate! Chilean slang. Also used with phrase 'enchufate plancha de campo!' Plancha de campo being an iron that is not plugged in]

15

Subject [eg at school]

Asignatura

[also: ramo]

16

Whiteboard

Pizarra
[White board. For 'chalk board': pizarrón]

17

To fail exam

Reprobar

18

To pass exam

Aprobar

19

Related [adj]

Relatado

20

Learning / Education

El aprendizaje

[noun of aprender]

21

Chalk

Tiza

22

Lunch break [at school]

Colación

23

Camp

Campamento

24

Accommodation

Alojamiento

25

Favourite child [not as strong as spoiled]

Rebalón

26

Classroom

Aula

27

Not anymore

Ya no...
Ya no mas ...

Ya no mas ruido por favor!

28

Complaint

Queja

29

Noise

Bulla
Ruido

30

To apply (for a job, school)

Postular
Aplicar

31

To adapt

Adaptarse

32

Controversial

Controvertido / a
[also] Controversial

33

Race [eg running]

Carrera
[also means uni-course, career etc]

34

Package, bundle

Bulto

35

Polite

Cortés

36

Court [of the King]

La corte

37

Cut [noun: Eg haircut]

El corte

38

Fence, hurdle, obstruction

La valla

39

Vast

Vasto

40

Clumsy

Torpe

41

Suddenly

De repente
Repentinamente

De súbito
Súbitamente

De pronto

42

Mass [Roman Catholic]

Misa

43

Worsen / Aggravate

Empeora

44

To surprise

Sorprender

45

Increase

Aumentar

46

Decrease

Disminuir

47

Mess, hassle, mix-up

Lío

48

Cheek

Mejilla

49

To encourage

Animar

50

Advantage

Ventaja

51

Current

Corriente

52

Cunningly

Cautelosamente

53

To put in

Meter

54

Snore

Roncar

55

Immediately

Inmediatamente

56

To show off

Lucir

57

To reach

Alcanzar

58

What are the two ways of saying 'to complete' in Spanish and what do they mean

Compluir:
With ref to 'years' and fulfilling promises

Completar:
All other contexts eg tasks

59

To doubt

Dudar

60

Heads or Tails

Cara o Sello

[sello: stamp]

61

To find something out
[not searching it out etc]

Enterarse

[Like informarse]

62

Goal [football]

Arco

63

Goalkeeper

Arquero [Ch]

64

To mix

Mezclar

65

Wool

Algodón

66

Light (weight)

Ligera

67

Comb

Peine

68

Bandages

Parche curitas [ch]

Tiritas

69

Idiodine

Yodo

70

Jungle

Selva

71

Mosquitos [ch]

Zancudos

72

Blister

Ampolla

73

Take advantage

Aprovechar [+ve]

Aprovecharse [-ve]

74

Shell

Concha

75

Mature

Maturo

76

To support (eg a football team)

Apoyar

77

Tolerate, bear, 'stand' as in 'I can't stand it'

Soportar

78

Offensive

Ofensivo

79

Offended

Ofendido

80

To propose / suggest

Sugerir
[also with sense of 'the author suggests that ...' etc]

81

Remember

Recordar
Acordarse

82

Damage / spoil

Estropear

83

To hurry

Apurar
n: Apuro
adj: Apurada / o

84

To fear

Temer

85

To order / command

Mandar

86

To insist on...

Insistir en ...

87

Hopefully

Ojalá
[Adverb
Can be used directly with Subjunctive
or with que + Subjunctive
Can also be a stand alone response]

88

Scene

La escena

89

To hit

Pegar

90

It is advisable

Es aconsejable

91

It is proper / fitting

Conviene

92

To fear

Temer

93

To order

Mandar

94

It is rare

Es raro

95

It is sufficient

Basta

96

To advise

Aconsejar

97

To suggest

Sugerir

98

It is a pity

Es lastima

99

To beg

Rogaru

[Ruego ...]

100

Occasions

Ocasiones

101

Certain [ie 'certain occasions']

Ciertas

102

Unpredictable

Impredecible

103

To bring up

Criar

104

Unless that ...

A menos que...
[comp with 'at least': Al menos]

105

To find / locate

Ubicar

106

Funny

Chistoso

107

Like each other

Se caen bien
[use 'caer' (lit: to fall) with sense of 'seems good']

108

To seem

Paracer

109

Devotee

Devoto / a

110

Cheat

n: Trampa

v: Engañar

111

To keep awake

Desvelar
[Can also be used to mean to 'reveal' and 'uncover']

Desvelarse: To be unable to sleep / worried etc

112

Airlines

Líneas de aire

113

Tent

Carpa

114

Farm

Granja

115

Lighthouse

Faro

116

It is possible that...

Puede que ...

Es posible que ...

117

Pressure

Presión

118

Waves

Olas

119

Ways to introduce reported speech

Dice que ...
Explica que ...
Comenta que ...
Cuenta que ...
Etc

120

To set up

Montar
[also 'to ride']

121

To water

Regar

Riego, riegas, riega
Regamos ... riegan

122

Silk

Seda

123

To move / keep away

Alejar

124

To find out

Enterar
Descubrir

125

To freeze

Congelar

126

To try / attempt

Intentar

127

What is the difference between 'conocí' and 'conocía'?

Conocí: Met / Encountered
Conocía: Got to know

128

Dryer

Secador

129

Pipes / Piping

Cañería

130

Box office / ticket office

Taquilla
La boletería [ch]

131

Hierarchy

Jerarquía

132

To ignore

Ignorar

133

Tool

Herramienta

134

Relationships

Relación

135

Related, connected

Relacionado

136

To oppress

Oprimir

137

Was going to ...

Iba a ...
[eg: Iba a decir que ...]

138

Kite

La cometa
ch: El volantín

[el cometa: comet]

139

Mayor

El alcalde

140

Promote (foment)

Fomentar
Promover
Incentivar

141

Owner [esp property]

Propietario
El dueño
El arrendatario
[tenant: arrendatario]

142

Ears

Orejas [the physical object]
Oídos [the organ ...with ref to how we hear etc]

143

Hole

Hoyo

144

Choice

La elección

145

To permit

Permitir

146

To block

Bloquear

147

A reason

Razón

148

To advertise

Anunciar

149

'Get' a grade

Sacar [una nota / calificación]

150

Summary

Resumen

151

Referee

Arbitro

152

Theft

El hurto
Hurtar [implication of subtle / sly]

153

To entertain

Entrenerse

154

Train carriage

Caro

155

Screen

Pantalla

156

Image / picture

Imagen

157

Protection

Protección

158

Lying 'on your front'

De guata
[ch for tummy]

159

Manner / way / means

Modo
Manera

160

Street signs

Señales

161

To usually do ...

Soler
[suelo, sueles, suele, solemos ...suele]
Soler hacer algo

162

Events

Acontecimientos

163

To belong

Pertenecer
[n] Pertenecía

164

Bells

Campañas

165

Parts of an egg

La cáscara [shell]
La clara [white]
La yema [yolk]

166

To shake

Batir
Eg batido de leche

167

Debt

Deuda

168

Raw

Crudo
[comp to 'cocido']

169

Book cover

Coratula
Tapa
Portada
(Back: contratapa)

170

Joy

Gozo

171

To turn

Girar

172

Sadness

Tristeza

173

Wavy (hair)

Ondeado

174

To make even

Emparejar

175

To fix

Arreglar

176

To tale place

Tener lugar

177

Loyalty

Lealtad

178

Demand / Claim

Reclamar

179

To answer phone

Contestar

180

To answer email

Respondar

181

What are two participles for 'to print'

Imprimido:
Verbal form

Impreso:
Adjectival form

182

Ink

Tinta

183

File (computer)

Carpeta

184

Save (computer)

Guardar

185

To exhaust
(Both things and energy)

Agotar

186

To flick through a book

Hojear

187

Daily

Cotidiano

188

I agree with ...

Estoy de acuerdo con ...
Acordar

Concuerdo con ...
Concordar

189

To have a point
You have a point but ...

Tener razón
Tienes razón pero ...

190

To add

Añadir
Agregar

191

To distract

Distraerse

192

To fry

Freír

193

To break

Quebrar (solid things - normally only literally)
Romper (wide range of meanings)

194

To boil

Hervir

195

Kettle

Hervidor

196

What are the five senses?

Vista
Tacto
Oído
Olfato
Gusto

197

What is difference between two ways of saying 'to hear'

Oír: to hear / more passive

Escuchar: to listen / more active

198

To taste

Degustar (Eg. Degustación de vino)
Catar (only used for wine drinks etc)
Paladear

199

Chance

Casualidad

200

Causality

Causalidad

201

Far-sighted
Short-sighted

La presbicia
La miopía

202

Lightning

Relámpago

203

Responsible for ...

Responsable de ...

204

Brain

Cerebro

205

Deaf

Sordo

206

Stink

Apesta

207

I used to...

Solía
From 'soler'
Present tense:
Suelo, sueles, suele ...etc

208

The sewer

La alcantarilla

209

Trozo

A little bit ...

210

Hankerchief

Pañuelo

211

A flea

Mosca

212

I am sick of ...

Estoy harto de algo / alguien [less frequent in Chile]
Estoy hasta la coronilla [crown of head]
Estoy hasta mas arriba del paracaídas [parachutes]

213

Bland

Sosa

214

What is difference between 'probar' and 'probarse'

Probar: To try
Probarse: To try on

215

Bubbles

Burbujas

216

Hoover

Aspiradora

217

Hair dryer

El secador de pelo

218

Tin opener

El abrelatas

219

Computer printer

Impresora

220

Lie [n]

La mentira

221

Because of ...

A causa de ...

222

Efforts

Esfuerzos

223

Environment / setting / surroundings

Entorno

224

Even

Aun
Incluso
Hasta
[aún : todavía]

225

Beans

Porotos

226

It became ...

Se volvió ....
Se tornó ...

227

Forgetful

Olvidadizo

228

It often happens ...

Suele pasar ...

229

To hang

Colgar

230

To cover

Tapar
Taparse : to cover oneself

231

Drought

Sequia

232

Lately...

Ultimamente ...

233

Warm

Tibio

234

Dice

Dado
(Also used figuratively for cube)

235

Stones

Piedras

236

To usually happen ...

Soler

It used to happen:
... solía ...

237

Mood

Humor

238

Alive and kicking

Vivito y coleando

239

Remorse

Remordimiento

240

Resentment

Rencor

241

To promise

Prometer