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"To make a mistake"

equivocarse, estar equivocado

2

"to get something wrong"

equivocarse de

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"Sorry, I got the wrong number"

Perdón, me equivoqué de número.

4

If Pedro shows up on the wrong day for a party, you would tell him:

Te equivocaste de día.

5

_____ generally suggests someone is mistaken; ____ means he or she has made a mistake.

estar equivocado; equivocarse

6

"to hope"

esperar

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"to wait"

esperar

8

"I hope he (or she) comes."

Espero que venga.

9

"I'm waiting on him to get back."

Estoy esperando que regrese.

10

"I'll wait for him (or her) to get back."

Espero a que regrese.

11

"esperar por" and "esperar para" :

should never be used for "to wait for"

12

"wait a minute" or "hold on"

espérese, por favor. In familiar usage its espérate/ pérate.

13

"What's today's date?"

¿A qué estamos hoy? or ¿A cuántos estamos?

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¿A qué estamos hoy?

estamos a + 'the number, i.e. 25'

15

"He's in a bad mood."

El está de malas.

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"to debut" "to use for the first time" "to display something for the first time"

estrenar

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"Juan is trying out his new car."

Juan está estrenando su nuevo carro.

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"I'm going to wear (for the first time) the shirt you gave me."

Voy a estrenar la camisa que me regalaste.

19

"premier" or "opening" i.e. of a film

un estreno.

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debut

estreno

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"to guard" or "to save"

guardar

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"to hold on to"

guardar

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"to put (something) away"

guardar

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____ is used when you give someone something that you want them to put away until you need it again.

guardar

25

If you're going swimming and don't want to take your traveler's checks in the pool with you, you might hand them to a friend and say:

¿Me los guardas?

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"put it away." (a parent might say this to a child)

guárdalo

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"save a little for me"

guárdame un poco

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"Put my suitcase away?"

¿Me guarda la maleta?

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"to keep an eye on"

cuidar

30

"to have to" (impersonal way)

hay que