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1

umbrella

el/los paraguas
(invariable sing. or pl. masculine non)

2

quickly (adverb)

rápido

3

quick (adjective)

rápido/a

4

still, yet

todavía

5

certain (before a noun)

cierto

6

sure, definite

cierto/a

7

older, oldest

mayor
(Tu prima Marta es mayor que mi hermano mayor.)

8

up, upwards, above, overhead, upstairs

arriba

9

essay

el ensayo

10

therefore

por lo tanto

11

nevertheless

sin embargo

12

to type

escribir a máquina

13

whose (pronoun, in a question)

de quién

14

whose (adjective)

cuyo/a
(Juan es el hombre cuya mamá tiene un carro nuevo.)

15

to stop

parar

16

to go by foot

pie a

17

to stop, to quit

dejar de

18

to attend

asistir a

19

to talk to/with

hablar con

20

to talk about

hablar de

21

to try to

tratar de

22

to treat

tratar

23

to trust

confiar en

24

to be bored

estar aburrido/a

25

to be boring

ser aburrido/a

26

friend (long-time)

viejo/a amigo/a

27

friend (elderly)

amigo/a viejo/a

28

single (marital status)

soltero/a

29

around, about, kind of, like (adverb)

como
(Tengo como mareos.)

30

like, as (preposition)

como
(Ligera como una pluma.)

31

how, as, since, given that, if (conjunction)

como
(Como estaba lloviendo, no salí.)

32

how

cómo

33

What happened?

¿ Qué pasó ?

34

What's wrong?

¿ Qué tienes ?

35

I am very embarrassed.
(2 answers)

Estoy muy avergonzada y
Tengo muy vergüenza.

36

To be in a hurry (lit. "to have hurry").

Tener prisa.

37

more than, less than (before numbers, think "digits")

menos de, más de

38

the fewest

el menor número

39

the least

el menos

40

wrong, incorrect, mistaken
(3 answers)

equivocado/a, incorrecto/a, mal

41

right, correct, proper
(2 answers)

apropiado/a, correcto/a
(la manera correcto de usar palillos chinos.)

42

Forget it.

Olvídalo.

43

guy, gal

el tipo, la tipa

44

mean

antipático/a

45

to share

compartir

46

saber (presente)

to know

47

saber (preterito)

to find out, to learn

48

querer (presente)

to want

49

querer (preterito)

to try

50

no querer (presente)

to not want

51

inch

la pulgada

52

no querer (preterito)

to refuse

53

poder (presente)

to be able to

54

poder (preterito)

to succeed

55

no poder (presente)

to be unable to

56

no poder (preterito)

to fail

57

the only, the only one

el único/ la única

58

the only thing

lo único

59

I'll be right back. (lit. "Now I come.")

Ya vengo.

60

already, now, right now

ya

61

I'll be back in a second. (lit. "Now I return."

Ahora vuelo.

62

slang

la jerga

63

position (noun)

el puesto

64

to qualify, to grade, to describe

calificar

65

forever

para siempre, eternamente

66

until

hasta

67

earlier

antes

68

next, afterward, afterwards

después

69

to miss (a train, an event)

perder

70

to be lacking, absent

faltar

71

to lose

perder

72

there is, there was, there will be

hay, hubo/había, habré

73

to return, to come/go back (intransitive)

To return home.

volver

Volver a casa.

74

to give back (transitive), to return, come back, go back (intransitive)

regresar

75

to return, to give back (intransitive)

devolver

76

foot (anatomical and measurement)

el pie

77

to turn, to turn over, to return, to repay

She returned his books.

volver

Ella volvió sus libros.

78

anymore

ya, todavía

79

to ask a question

hacer una pregunta, preguntar

80

frequently

a menudo, frecuentemente

81

just (only)

Just for fun.

sólo

Sólo por diversión.

82

a while, awhile

un rato, por un rato

83

this coming _______

El/la ______ que viene, _______ entrante, ______ que entra

84

then

entonces

85

pues (6 answers!)

since, because, for, well, then, so (used interjectionally)

86

alrededor

around

87

to be sleepy

tener sueño

88

to be right

tener razón

89

to get ready

prepararse

90

Keep going straight (lit. to follow or go along directly).

Sigue directo.

91

to convince

convencer

92

to be suitable, advisable

convenir

93

embarrassed

I am embarrassed.

avergonzado/a

Estoy avergonzado/a.

94

embarrassment

I am embarrassed.

vergüenza

Tengo vergüenza.

95

right now

pronto, ahora mismo, ahorita

96

to accomplish, attain, reach

Her sister will be 20 years old on Friday.

complir

Su hermana comple (los) 20 (años) el viernes.

97

high school

escuela secundaria

98

to seize, catch, pick up, gather

coger

99

to collect, gather, get, retrieve, pick up

recoger

100

ride (noun)

un aventón

101

to take off, to remove

quitarse

102

nude

desnudo/a

103

closet

un guardaropas, un clóset

104

to tie your shoes

amarrarse los zapatos

105

to tie your shoelaces

amarrarse los cordones

106

bathing suit

un traje de baño, un vestido de baño

107

to move (one's residence)

mudarse

108

to get on, to mount

subir a

109

to refuse

no querer

110

to happen, to occur

suceder, ocurrir, pasar

111

childhood

la niñez

112

the beginning, start
(3 answers)

el principio, el comienzo, el inicio

113

the end, the ending, the completion
(3 answers)

el fin, el final, el termino

114

to reach
(2 answers)

alcanzar, llegar a

115

to put, to fit, to squeeze

meter

116

to get (in), to enter, to meddle

meterse

117

breath

El aliento

118

call (noun)

llamado/a

119

to dial

marcar

120

to get along, to take away, to carry off
(reflexive)

llevarse

121

more than, less than (for comparisons, think "k")

más que, menos que

122

more/less of, more/less about

I wish for you many more years of happiness (many years more of . .).
I want to know more about dinosaurs.

más de, menos de

Te deseo mucho años más de felicidad.
Quiero saber más de los dinosaurios.

123

to give a bath, to bathe

bañar a, darle un baño a

124

organized, orderly

ordenado

125

to get dirty (reflexive)

ensuciarse

126

sloppy, messy

descuciado, desordenado

127

dirt

la suciedad, la mugre

128

unless

a menos que

129

to dry out (reflexive)

secarse

130

fabric

la tela

131

to comment

comentar

132

chance (noun)

la oportunidad

133

it depends (or "it follows") (adverb)

It all depends on . . .

según

según y como

134

as, just as (conjunction)

Just as I left it

según

Según lo dejé

135

depending on how (conjunction)

Depending on how one sees it.

según

Según se vea.

136

according to (preposition)

According to the rumors.

según

Según los rumores.

137

depending on (preposition)

Depending on the results.

según

Según los resultados.

138

for that reason, because of that, that's why

That's why (for that reason) I'm leaving.

por eso

Por eso me voy.

139

therefore

por lo tanto

140

anyone

alguien, qualquiera

141

someone

alguien

142

any (adjective)

Is there any doubt?
I can respond to any question.

alguno/a (algún bef. masc. sing. nouns), cualquiera (cualquier bef, nouns)

¿ Hay alguna duda?
Puedo responder a cualquier pregunta.

143

none, not any (adjective)
masculine, feminine and before a masculine noun

ninguno/a; ningún (bef. masc. sing. noun)

144

either (of the two)
neither (of the two)

cualquiera (de los dos)
ninguno (de los dos)

145

neither (conjunction)

Neither asleep nor awake.
I'm not asleep--neither am I.

ni
ni (tampoco)

Ni dormido ni despierto.
No estoy dormido--ni yo tampoco.

146

somewhere (or in some place) (indicating location)

en algún lugar (o lado)

147

somewhere (or to some place) (indicating destination)

a algún lugar (o lado)

148

anywhere

en cualquer lugar

149

what, that which

I need to practice that which I know.
That is what he likes best.

lo que

Necesito practicar lo que sé.
Eso es lo que más le gusta.

150

conservative

conservador, -dora

151

to be in a hurry

tener prisa

152

to judge

juzgar

153

drama

el drama

154

accident

el accidente

155

purpose

el propósito

156

intention

la intensión

157

forward

adelante

158

backwards

al revés (horizontalmente)

159

upside down

al revés (verticalmente)

160

because of

a causa de, por

161

meter, subway

el metro

162

policy

la politíca

163

to confuse

confundir

164

confusing, complicated

confundido/a, complicado/a, que confunde

165

emotional

emocional

166

moving

emocionante

167

storm (noun)

la tormenta

168

to torment

atormentar

169

whose (adj.), used in questions

Whose truck is that?

de quién

¿ De quién es ese camión?

170

whose (adj.), used in relative clauses

The person whose job is ending.

cuyo

La persona cuyo trabajo está terminado.

171

to hope, to expect, to wait for

esperar

172

world (adjective)

mundial

173

world (noun)

mundo

174

to hope for

tener esperanzas

175

mishap, accident

contratiempo

176

approach to a problem (noun)

el enfoque

177

toward, towards

To go towards the mountains.
About (or around) five.

hacia

Ir hacia las montañas.
Hacia las cinco.

178

salir = to leave, to depart and . . . (3 more)

to go out, to come out, to get out

179

pull

tirar de

180

tirar (intransitive)
tirar (transitive)

to pull, draw (tirar de)
to throw, hurl, toss

181

to push/shove

empujar

182

to lift, pick up

levantar

183

to carry, to take (away)

llevar

184

sunny

soleado

185

cloudy

nublado

186

fog

neblina

187

it is necessary (You have to work faster.)
it will be necessary (It will have to be done.)
it had been necessary (We had to wait.)

hay que

Hay que trabajar más rápido.
Habrá que hacerlo.
Hubo que esperar.

188

to be careful (to have care)

tener cuidado

189

in spite of

a pesar de

190

Is it nice out?

¿ Hace buen tiempo?

191

season

estación

192

to hurt

You hurt my feelings.

herir

Heriste mis sentimientos.

193

to destroy

destruir, destrozar

194

to say good-bye

despedirse

195

to support, to back, to maintain, to sustain, to prop up

apoyar, respaldar, mantener, sostener, sustentar, apuntalar, sopartar

196

to pour

vertir

197

to feel (physical perception)

sentir

198

to feel good/well

Do you feel well?

sentirse bien

¿ Te sientes bien?

199

to approach, to draw near (close)

Can you bring me (over) that package?

acercarse

¿ Puedes acercarme aquel paquete?

200

to be glad, to rejoice

I'm glad.

alegrarse

Me alegro.

201

desire, inclination

gana

202

to arrange, to prepare

disponer

203

ready (adjective)

dispuesto/a, preparado/a, listo/a

204

once

una vez

205

floor, ground (not piso)

suelo

206

bedroom (2 answers)

alcoba, dormitorio

207

frightened

asustado/a

208

jump, leap, skip (noun)

salto

209

to escape, flee

huir

210

to hurt

herir

211

path

senda

212

to go to bed, lie down

acostarse

213

to leave, to go out AND
to go out, come out, get out

salir

214

like this/that (adverb)
such (adjective)
even if (conjunction)

It can't go on like this.

así

No puede seguir así.

215

barely, scarcely, hardly (adverb)

apenas

216

too, too much (adverb)

You are going too fast.
I am eating too much.

demasiado

Voy demasiado prisa.
Estoy comer demasiado.

217

too much, too many (adjective)

You have too many worries.

demasiado/a

Tienes demasiadas preocupaciones.

218

only (adverb)

For only two dollars.

sólo

Por sólo dos dolares.

219

alone, by oneself, lonely, only, sole (adjective)

He spends the days alone in his room.
There's only one problem.

solo/a

Él pasa los dias solo en su cuarto.
Hay un solo problema.

220

straight, direct (adjective)

directo/a

221

seguir (2 answers)

to follow, to go along/keep on

222

something to

algo de

223

to order (at a restaurant)

pedir

224

to spend, to waste
(2 answers)

gastar, malgastar

225

expense (noun)

gasto

226

to win, gain, earn, profit

ganar

227

profit (noun)

ganancia

228

losses

pérdidas

229

taxes

impuestos

230

bank account

cuenta bancaria

231

speech, oration, prayer

oración

232

to shine, to look good, to seem, to appear

The stars were shining.

lucir

Lucían las estrellas.

233

to become (2 answers)

He became famous.
To become sad.

ponerse, hacerse

Se hizo famoso.
Ponerse triste.

234

to be wrong (with estar)

estar equivocado/a

235

thick

espeso/a, grueso/a

236

the one(s) that/who (m, f., sing., pl.)

el que
la que
los que
las que

237

to see off, to show out, to fire, to dismiss

despedir

238

to say good-bye (reflexive)

despedirse

239

pot (cooking utensil), casserole

cacerola

240

pan (frying)

el/la sartén

241

to boil

hervir

242

to bake

asar

243

to sew

coser

244

to burn

quemar

245

to have been (ser)
present perfect (indicative) or
past indefinite

I have spoken.
You have not come to see me.

hacer ido

Form: pres. indicative of haber +
past participle main verb

(Yo) he hablado.
(Tú) no has venido a verme.

246

Present perfect irregulars:

ver decir
escribir hacer
volver poner

ver: hacer visto
escribir: hacer escrito
volver: hacer vuelto
decir: hacer dicho
hacer: hacer hecho
poner: hacer puesto

247

clear, fair, alert, unobstructed (adjective)

Not claro.

despejado/a

248

clear, surely (adverb)
bright, clear (adjective)
pale, fair, light (adjective)
clear, evident (adjective)

claro (adverb)

claro/a (adjective)

249

Speak more clearly.
Of course!

A clear mind (or thinker).
A light (or pale) green dress.
To be clear that . . .
Is it clear?

Habla más claro.
¡ Claro ! ¡ Claro que sí !

Una mente clara.
Un vestido verde claro.
Estar claro que . . .
¿ Está claro ?

250

to put (not poner)

also to shut (in a place), to fit, to squeeze, to involve

You can fit two more lines on that page.

meter

Puedes meter dos líneas más en esa página.

251

since, now that (adjective) (two words)

Since (now that) she knows the truth.

ya que

Ya que sabe la verdad.

252

overnight

de la noche a la manaña

253

dancer

bailarín, -a

254

to get lost

We were/got lost (2 answers)

perderse

Estuvimos perdido.
Nos perdimos.

255

I am lost (reflexive).
I get lost (reflexive).
I got lost (with "estar").

Me perdí.
Me pierdo.
Estoy perdido.

256

to make sense (lit. to have clear meaning)

Tener sentido.

257

absent

ausente

258

to entertain, to amuse, to distract, to take your mind off

distraer

259

to get distracted

I am not distracted by my work.

distraerse

No me traigas de mi trabajo.

260

jewelry

joyería

261

a piece of jewelry or a jewel

joya

262

bracelet

brazalete (m.)

263

ring

anillo

264

necklace

collar (m.)

265

type, kind

tipo, clase (f.), categoria

266

pearl

perla

267

make-up, cosmetics

el maquillaje
los cosméticos

268

lipstick

pintalabios

269

mascara

rímel (m.)

270

to put on make-up

maquillarse

271

calculation

cálculo

272

to add to, to add on

adicionar a

273

politics

política (noun invariable for plural)

274

diplomatic

diplomático, a

275

interest (noun)

interés (m.)

276

to keep, to hold on to

guardar

277

to keep, to keep on, to continue

seguir, continuar

278

lie (noun)

mentira

279

liar

mentiroso, a

280

to catch (2 answers)

cachar, atrapar

281

to have trust

I trust you.

confiar

Confío en ti.

282

to confide in

confiar a

283

fortunately

afortunadamente

284

bad luck

mala suerte

285

dozen

docena

286

on the way

en camino

287

rich (for food)

Your soup is delicious!

rico, a

¡ Qué rica está tu sopa !

288

taste

Taste this soup (transitive)
This tastes good (intransitive)

probar (alimentos); transitive
saber; intransitive

Prueba esta sopa.
Esto sabe rico.

289

taste like

saber a

290

rotten

podrido, a

291

half (adverb, adjective and noun)

half-cooked (adv.)
a half hour (adj.)
half of my friends (noun)

medio (adv.)
medio, a (adj.)
mitad (f.) (noun)

medio-cocido
una media hora
Una mitad de mis amigos.

292

to ignore

ignorar

293

to reward

recompensar

294

medal

medalla

295

to award; to give an award to (3 answers)

otorgar, dar, galardonar

296

satisfying, gratifying

satisfactorio/a; gratificante

297

to watch over

vigilar, cuidar (a niños)

298

more than (for numbers) (no es "más que")

más de

299

as (adjective) as

Paulina is as pretty as her older sister.

tan (adjective) como

Paulina es tan bonita como su hermana mayor.

300

how (adverb)

How funny it all was!
How big is your car?

cuán

¡ Cuán risible fue todo eso !
¿ Cuán grande es tu coche?

301

the (adjective) one

The pretty one.

el/la (adjective)

La bonita.

302

one of the

One of the biggest students . . .

Una de los/las

Una de los estudiantes más grandes . . .

303

on the right/left side

a mano derecha/izquierda

304

beyond

más allá

305

back (adjective)
back (at the rear) (adverb)

back door
She jumped back (or "she gave a jump back").

de atrás (adjective)
atrás (adverb)

La puerta de atrás.
Ella se saltó atrás o Dio un salto atrás.

306

to feel (with a noun; what?)
to feel (with an adjective or adverb; how?)

I feel happiness.
I feel happy.

sentir (+ noun)
sentirse (+ adjective/adverb)

Siento felicidad (sentir).
Me siento feliz (sentirse).

307

offend

ofender

308

to print

imprimir

309

printed (both past participle and adjective)

impreso

310

feedback, input

crítica

311

design (noun)

diseño

312

mostly

mayormente

313

incomplete

incompleto

314

thoroughly, carefully, meticulously

cuidadosamente; meticuloso,a

315

to hide, to conceal

esconder, ocultar

316

to seek, to look for

buscar

317

distant, faraway, far-off

distante, lejano

318

to dream about (lit., to dream with)

soñar con, tener un sueño con

319

to daydream/fantasize

soñar despierto/imaginarse/fantasear

320

appearance (noun)

apariencia

321

summarize

resumir, compendiar

322

entire

entero

323

to be difficult (lit., to cost work)

He has trouble expressing his feelings.

costar trabajo (conj. like "gustar")

A él le cuesta trabajo expresar sus sentimientos.

324

to fear

temer

325

He bought her a rose to show her that he loved her.

He bought (for) her a rose to show (to) her that he loved her.

Le compró una rosa para mostrarle que la amaba.

326

to master (lit., to reach mastery)

llegar a dominar

327

to arrive
to reach, to manage to
to become

He became president.
She managed to finish the novel.

llegar
llegar a/llegar hasta
llegar a ser

Llegó a ser presidente.
Llegó a terminar la novela.

328

platicar

to talk, to chat

329

desde (2 answers)

from, since

330

apenas (adverb and adjective)

cocinan sin apenas aceite
apenas llegue, te llamo

hardly, scarcely

they cook with hardly any oil
I'll phone you as soon as I arrive

331

Estoy algo enferma.
Un hornillo algo oxidado.

I am somewhat (a little) sick.
A little (somewhat) rusty stove.

332

cuervo

crow

333

poblado (noun)
poblado (adjective)

village (noun)
populated, inhabited; full, thick (adjective)

334

criado/a

raised

335

receipt

recibo

336

realizar
realizarse

to carry out, to execute, to produce, to direct (a film or a play), to fulfill, to achieve, to realize (a profit)

to come true, to fulfill oneself