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actual

verdadero, real

Note: The Spanish word actual means "current, present, contemporary."

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actually

de hecho, casualmente

Note: The Spanish word actualmente means "currently, presently."

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an apology

una disculpa

Note: The Spanish word una apología means "a defense, a justification of."

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an arena

un estadio

Note: The Spanish word arena means "sand."

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to attend

asistir a

Note: The Spanish word atender means "to take care of."

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a billion

mil millones

Note: The Spanish word un billón means "a trillion (American English)."

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bizarre

extraño

Note: The Spanish word bizarro means "brave."

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blind

ciego

Note: The Spanish word blindado means "armor-plated, shielded, or bullet-proof."

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a camp

un campamento

Note: The Spanish word el campo means "the countryside."

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cargo

carga, cargamento

Note: The Spanish word un cargo means "a position (at a job), a crime."

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a carpet

una alfombra, un tapete

Note: The Spanish word una carpeta means "a file folder."

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a cart

un carrito, una carretilla

Note: The Spanish word una carta means "a letter, map, menu."

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a casualty

una víctima, una baja

Note: The Spanish word una casualidad means "a coincidence."

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a city

una ciudad

Note: The Spanish word una cita means "an appointment."

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to choke

atragantarse, ahogar

Note: The Spanish word chocar means "to strike."

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college

la universidad

Note: The Spanish word el colegio means "high school (usually private)."

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complexion

el cutis, la tez

Note: The Spanish word la complexión means "build, physique."

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a compromise

un mutuo acuerdo

Note: The Spanish word compromiso means "commitment."

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a contest

una competencia, un concurso

Note: The Spanish word contestar means "to answer (a question)."

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a question

una pregunta

Note: The Spanish word una cuestión means "a matter, an issue."

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damned

maldito, condenado

Note: The Spanish word un damnificado means "a victim."

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deception

un engaño

Note: The Spanish word la decepción means "disappointment."

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delight

la delicia, el placer

Note: The Spanish word un delito means "a crime, an offense."

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disgrace

la deshonra, un escándalo

Note: The Spanish word la desgracia means "misfortune, bad luck."

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disgust

repulción, asco

Note: The Spanish word el disgusto means "misfortune, displeasure."

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embarrassed

avergonzado

Note: The Spanish word embarazada means "pregnant."

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the exit

la salida

Note: The Spanish word éxito means "success."

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fault

la culpa

Note: The Spanish word falta means "lack, want, need."

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the fabric

la tela

Note: The Spanish word fábrica means "factory."

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football

el fútbol americano

Note: The Spanish word fútbol means "soccer."