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el, la (art)

the

2

de (prep)

of, from

3

que (conj)

that, which

4

y (conj)

and

5

a (prep)

to, at

6

en (prep)

in, on

7

un (art)

a, an

8

ser (v)

to be (norm)

9

se (pron)

[“reflexive” marker]

10

no (adv)

no

11

haber (v)

to have (+Ved)

12

por (prep)

by, for, through

13

con (prep)

with

14

su (adj)

his/her/their/your (-fam)

15

para (prep)

for, to, in order to

16

como (conj)

like, as

17

estar (v)

to be (location, change from norm)

18

tener (v)

to have

19

le (pron)

[3rd person] (indir obj)

20

lo (art)

the (+ neuter)

21

lo (pron)

[3rd person] (dir obj-m)

22

todo (adj)

all, every

23

pero (conj)

but, yet, except

24

más (adj)

more

25

hacer (v)

to do, make

26

o (conj)

or

27

poder (v)

to be able to; can

28

decir (v)

to tell, say

29

este (adj)

this (m) [esta (f)]

30

ir (v)

to go

31

otro (adj)

other, another

32

ese (adj)

that (m) [esa (f)]

33

la (pron)

[3rd person] (dir obj-f)

34

si (conj)

if, whether

35

me (pron)

me (obj)

36

ya (adv)

already, still

37

ver (v)

to see

38

porque (conj)

because

39

dar (v)

to give

40

cuando (conj)

when

41

él (pron)

he, [ellos] them (m)

42

muy (adv)

very, really

43

sin (prep)

without

44

vez (nf)

time (specific occurrence)

45

mucho (adj)

much, many, a lot (adv)

46

saber (v)

to know (a fact), find out

47

qué (pron)

what?, which?, how (+ adj)!

48

sobre (prep)

on top of, over, about

49

mi (adj)

my

50

alguno (adj)

some, someone (pron)

51

mismo (adj)

same

52

yo (pron)

I (subj)

53

también (adv)

also

54

hasta (prep)

until, up to, even (adv)

55

año (nm)

year

56

dos (num)

two

57

querer (v)

to want, love

58

entre (prep)

between, among

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así (adv)

like that

60

primero (adj)

first

61

desde (prep)

from, since

62

grande (adj)

large, great, big

63

eso (pron)

that (n)

64

ni (conj)

not even, neither, nor

65

nos (pron)

us (obj)

66

llegar (v)

to arrive

67

pasar (v)

to pass, spend (time)

68

tiempo (nm)

time (general), weather

69

ella (pron)

she, [ellas] them (f)

70

sí (adv)

yes

71

día (nm)

day

72

uno (num)

one

73

bien (adv)

well

74

poco (adj)

little, few, a little bit (adv)

75

deber (v)

should, ought to; to owe

76

entonces (adv)

so, then

77

poner (v)

to put (on), get (+adj)

78

cosa (nf)

thing

79

tanto (adj)

so much, so many

80

hombre (nm)

man, mankind, husband

81

parecer (v)

to seem, look like

82

nuestro (adj)

our

83

tan (adv)

such, as, too, so

84

donde (conj)

where

85

ahora (adv)

now

86

parte (nf)

part, portion

87

después (adv)

after

88

vida (nf)

life

89

quedar (v)

to remain, stay

90

siempre (adv)

always, forever

91

creer (v)

to believe, think

92

hablar (v)

to speak, talk

93

llevar (v)

to take, carry

94

dejar (v)

to let, leave

95

nada (pron)

nothing, (not) at all

96

cada (adj)

each, every

97

seguir (v)

to follow, keep on

98

menos (adj)

less, fewer

99

nuevo (adj)

new

100

encontrar (v)

to find

101

algo (pron)

something, somewhat

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solo (adv)

only, just

103

pues (conj)

then, well then

104

llamar (v)

to call, name

105

venir (v)

to come

106

pensar (v)

to think

107

aquel (adj)

that (over there)

108

momento (nm)

moment, time

109

sino (conj)

but, except, rather

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esto (pron)

this (n)

111

salir (v)

to leave, go out

112

volver (v)

to return, to V again

113

forma (nf)

form, shape, way

114

antes (adv)

before

115

bueno (adj)

good

116

casa (nf)

house

117

aunque (conj)

although, even though

118

mundo (nm)

world

119

tres (num)

three

120

tal (adj)

such (a)

121

mejor (adj)

best, better (adv)

122

tomar (v)

to take, drink

123

cierto (adj)

certain, sure, true

124

conocer (v)

to know (someone or place)

125

hacia (prep)

toward, towards

126

cómo (adv)

how?

127

mujer (nf)

woman, wife

128

vivir (v)

to live

129

aquí (adv)

here

130

caso (nm)

case, occasion

131

sentir (v)

to feel, regret

132

luego (adv)

later, afterwards

133

país (nm)

country

134

tratar (v)

to try, treat, deal with

135

lugar (nm)

place, position

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te (pron)

you (obj/+fam)

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persona (nf)

person

138

mayor (adj)

larger, older, main

139

último (adj)

last, final

140

propio (adj)

own, proper, typical

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quien (pron)

who, whom

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mirar (v)

to look, watch

143

hora (nf)

hour, time (specific)

144

ninguno (adj)

no, none, nobody (pron)

145

trabajo (nm)

work, job, effort

146

casi (adv)

almost, nearly

147

punto (nm)

point, dot, period

148

durante (adv)

during, for (time)

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cualquier (adj)

any, anyone (pron)

150

mano (nf)

hand

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nunca (adv)

never, ever

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manera (nf)

way, manner

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cual (pron)

which, who, whom

154

mientras (conj)

while, whereas, as long as

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contar (v)

to tell, count

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fin (nm)

end

157

tipo (nm)

type, kind

158

gente (nf)

people

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además (adv)

also, as well, besides

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solo (adj)

lonely, alone

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empezar (v)

to begin, start

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ejemplo (nm)

example

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esperar (v)

to wait, hope (for), expect

164

hoy (adv)

today, nowadays

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lado (nm)

side

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hijo (nm)

son, [pl] children

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allí (adv)

there, over there

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éste (pron)

this one (m), [ésta (f)]

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problema (nm)

problem

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cuenta (nf)

bill, account

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medio (nm)

means, middle; por medio: through

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contra (prep)

against, opposite

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buscar (v)

to look for

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dentro (adv)

inside

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largo (adj)

long

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palabra (nf)

word

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existir (v)

to exist

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niño (nm)

child, little boy

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entrar (v)

to enter

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embargo (nm)

sin embargo: nevertheless

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único (adj)

only, unique, sole

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padre (nm)

father

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trabajar (v)

to work

184

pequeño (adj)

little, small, young

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alto (adj)

tall, high

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cambio (nm)

change

187

escribir (v)

to write

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cuatro (num)

four

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ahí (adv)

there

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perder (v)

to lose, miss

191

nosotros (pron)

we (subj)

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historia (nf)

history, story

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idea (nf)

idea

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agua (nf)

(el) water

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producir (v)

to produce, cause

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noche (nf)

night, evening

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ciudad (nf)

city

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modo (nm)

way, manner

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nombre (nm)

name, noun

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ocurrir (v)

to happen, occur

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familia (nf)

family

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realidad (nf)

reality, actuality

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entender (v)

to understand

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pedir (v)

to ask for, request

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recibir (v)

to receive

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obra (nf)

work, book, deed

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importante (adj)

important

208

medio (adj)

half, middle

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verdad (nf)

truth

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mes (nm)

month

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todavía (adv)

still, yet

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razón (nf)

reason; tener razón: to be right

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cuanto (adj)

en cuanto a: in terms of, regarding

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bajo (prep)

under, underneath

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recordar (v)

to remember, remind

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grupo (nm)

group

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mil (num)

thousand

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humano (adj)

human

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terminar (v)

to finish, end

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permitir (v)

to allow, permit

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aparecer (v)

to appear

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conseguir (v)

to get, acquire, obtain

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comenzar (v)

to begin, start

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varios (adj)

several, various

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posible (adj)

possible

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servir (v)

to serve

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general (adj)

general

228

sacar (v)

to take out

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necesitar (v)

to need

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relación (nf)

relationship, relation

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cinco (num)

five

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cuerpo (nm)

body

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nadie (pron)

nobody, anybody

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mantener (v)

to keep, maintain

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hecho (nm)

fact, happening

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ante (prep)

before, in the presence of

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principio (nm)

beginning, principle

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resultar (v)

to result, turn out

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igual (adj)

equal, same (as)

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señor (nm)

sir, Mr., lord

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pueblo (nm)

people, village

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tarde (nf)

afternoon, evening

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segundo (adj)

second

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leer (v)

to read

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caer (v)

to fall

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cambiar (v)

to change

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ojo (nm)

eye

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calle (nf)

street

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presentar (v)

to introduce, present

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blanco (adj)

white

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crear (v)

to create

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abrir (v)

to open

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libro (nm)

book

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distinto (adj)

distinct, different

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fuerza (nf)

strength, force, power

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luz (nf)

light

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según (prep)

according to

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santo (nm)

saint (m)

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claro (adj)

clear

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frente (nmf)

al frente: facing; frente a: across from

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considerar (v)

to consider

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amigo (nm)

friend

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oír (v)

to hear

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cuyo (adj)

whose

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sentido (nm)

sense, feeling

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acabar (v)

acabar de V: to have just Ved; finish

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paso (nm)

step, pace

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situación (nf)

situation

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usted (pron)

you (subj/-fam)

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bastante (adj)

rather, fairly, quite a bit (adv)

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convertir (v)

to convert, change, become

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gracia (nf)

(pl) thank you; grace, favor

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siglo (nm)

century, age

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dios (nm)

god, divinity

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malo (adj)

bad

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tierra (nf)

earth, land, ground

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papel (nm)

paper, role, part

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madre (nf)

mother

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tampoco (adv)

neither, nor, either

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social (adj)

social

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viejo (adj)

old, aged

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aún (adv)

still, yet

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tema (nm)

theme, subject, topic

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político (adj)

political

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español (adj)

Spanish

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ganar (v)

to win, earn

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formar (v)

to form

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clase (nf)

kind, class, order

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traer (v)

to bring, carry

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partir (v)

to divide, leave; a partir de: starting

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dinero (nm)

money

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quién (pron)

who?, whom?

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morir (v)

to die

294

incluso (adv)

including, even (adv)

295

campo (nm)

field, country

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aceptar (v)

to accept

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quizás (adv)

perhaps, maybe

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cabeza (nf)

head (part of body)

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realizar (v)

to fulfill, carry out

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ciento (num)

hundred

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mal (adv)

badly

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orden (nmf)

order; sequence (m), religious (f)

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don (nm)

courtesy title (m), Mr., gift

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semana (nf)

week

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suponer (v)

to suppose, assume

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comprender (v)

to understand

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final (nmf)

al final: finally, in the end

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interés (nm)

interest

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siguiente (adj)

following, next

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vista (nf)

view, sight

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lograr (v)

to achieve, get, manage

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demás (adj)

the rest, others

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acuerdo (nm)

accord; de acuerdo: in agreement

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difícil (adj)

difficult, hard

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número (nm)

number

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explicar (v)

to explain

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negro (adj)

black

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fondo (nm)

bottom, end

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camino (nm)

road, route, path

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voz (nf)

voice

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estudio (nm)

study, learning

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necesario (adj)

necessary

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preguntar (v)

to ask (a question)

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allá (adv)

there, over there

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tocar (v)

to touch, play (instrument)

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valor (nm)

value, worth

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reconocer (v)

to recognize, admit

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estudiar (v)

to study

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alcanzar (v)

to reach, catch up with

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nacer (v)

to be born

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dirigir (v)

to direct, manage

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correr (v)

to run

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medida (nf)

measure; a medida que: to the extent

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menor (adj)

younger, youngest

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demasiado (adj)

too much, too many

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solamente (adv)

only

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bueno (adv)

well...

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utilizar (v)

to use, utilize

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centro (nm)

center, middle, downtown

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necesidad (nf)

necessity, need

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condición (nf)

condition

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pagar (v)

to pay

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ello (pron)

it (subj-n)

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falta (nf)

lack, shortage

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ayudar (v)

to help

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diez (num)

ten

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través (adv)

a través: across, over, through

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antiguo (adj)

old, ancient, former

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tu (adj)

your (sg/+fam)

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edad (nf)

age

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estado (nm)

state, condition, status

352

ser (nm)

being

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gustar (v)

to be pleasing to

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puerta (nf)

door

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jugar (v)

to play (sport/game)

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cara (nf)

face, expression

357

mí (pron)

me (obj prep)

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época (nf)

time, age, period

359

color (nm)

color

360

escuchar (v)

to listen to

361

experiencia (nf)

experience

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movimiento (nm)

movement

363

cumplir (v)

to fulfill

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especial (adj)

special

365

diferente (adj)

different, separate

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pesar (nm)

sorrow; a pesar de: in spite of

367

posibilidad (nf)

possibility

368

ofrecer (v)

to offer, present

369

descubrir (v)

to discover

370

anterior (adj)

previous, preceding

371

juego (nm)

game, play, sport

372

levantar (v)

to raise, lift

373

pobre (adj)

poor

374

aire (nm)

air, wind, appearance

375

seis (num)

six

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intentar (v)

to try, attempt

377

guerra (nf)

war, warfare

378

junto (adv)

together with, next to

379

resultado (nm)

result, outcome

380

usar (v)

to use

381

decidir (v)

to decide

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repetir (v)

to repeat

383

olvidar (v)

to forget

384

ley (nf)

law, bill, rule

385

aspecto (nm)

aspect, appearance

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pie (nm)

foot, base

387

valer (v)

to be worth, cost

388

especie (nf)

kind, sort, species

389

comer (v)

to eat

390

servicio (nm)

service, helpfulness

391

cerca (adv)

close, near

392

mostrar (v)

to show

393

actividad (nf)

activity, action

394

tercero (adj)

third

395

cuál (pron)

which?

396

pronto (adv)

soon, quick

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ocupar (v)

to occupy, use

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cuestión (nf)

question, matter

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duda (nf)

doubt

400

diferencia (nf)

difference

401

mañana (nf)

morning, tomorrow

402

mover (v)

to move, incite

403

continuar (v)

to continue

404

cantidad (nf)

quantity, amount

405

acción (nf)

action, act, deed

406

suceder (v)

to happen

407

fijar (v)

to set, fix, [se] notice

408

sociedad (nf)

society

409

referir (v)

to refer (to)

410

acercar (v)

to come near

411

capaz (adj)

capable, able

412

bajo (adj)

short, low

413

libre (adj)

free, vacant

414

natural (adj)

natural

415

dedicar (v)

to dedicate, devote

416

realmente (adv)

really, actually, in fact

417

peso (nm)

peso (money), weight, load

418

efecto (nm)

effect

419

objeto (nm)

object, thing

420

verdadero (adj)

true, real

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dónde (adv)

where?

422

aprender (v)

to learn

423

amor (nm)

love

424

muerte (nf)

death

425

partido (nm)

party, group, (sports) match

426

económico (adj)

economic

427

derecho (nm)

right, justice, law

428

poder (nm)

power

429

importancia (nf)

importance

430

sistema (nm)

system

431

viaje (nm)

travel, trip

432

suelo (nm)

ground, floor

433

respecto (nm)

respect, con respecto a: with regards to

434

conocimiento (nm)

knowledge

435

libertad (nf)

freedom, liberty

436

encima (adv)

above, on top, in addition

437

comprar (v)

to buy

438

común (adj)

common

439

abierto (adj)

open, unlocked

440

próximo (adj)

next

441

atención (nf)

attention

442

joven (adj)

young

443

subir (v)

to go up

444

esfuerzo (nm)

effort, endeavor

445

pasado (adj)

past, last

446

evitar (v)

to avoid, prevent

447

resto (nm)

rest, remainder, leftover

448

interesar (v)

to interest

449

ozna (nf)

area, zone

450

miedo (nm)

fear

451

fuera (adv)

out, outside, away

452

proceso (nm)

process, procedure

453

vivo (adj)

alive, bright

454

cerrar (v)

to close

455

echar (v)

to throw, cast

456

responder (v)

to answer, respond

457

sufrir (v)

to suffer, undergo

458

completo (adj)

complete

459

minuto (nm)

minute

460

contrario (adj)

contrary, opposite

461

mesa (nf)

table, board

462

real (adj)

royal, real, authentic

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ocasión (nf)

opportunity, occasion

464

importar (v)

to matter, import

465

público (adj)

public

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obtener (v)

to obtain

467

programa (nm)

program, plan

468

favor (nm)

favor, benefit

469

lejos (adv)

far (away, off)

470

siete (num)

seven

471

enorme (adj)

enormous, vast

472

respuesta (nf)

answer, reply

473

línea (nf)

line, course

474

espacio (nm)

space, room

475

nivel (nm)

level

476

gobierno (nm)

government

477

cabo (nm)

end, bit; llevar a c.: to carry out

478

observar (v)

to observe

479

indicar (v)

to indicate

480

alguien (pron)

somebody, someone, anyone

481

pregunta (nf)

question

482

claro (adv)

of course, clearly

483

atrás (adv)

back, behind, ago

484

imagen (nf)

image, picture

485

carrera (nf)

career, course, race

486

imaginar (v)

to imagine

487

soler (v)

to be accustomed to

488

ambos (adj)

both

489

profundo (adj)

deep, profound

490

detener (v)

to stop, detain

491

desarrollar (v)

to develop

492

ocho (num)

eight

493

señalar (v)

to point (out), signal

494

elegir (v)

to choose, elect

495

figura (nf)

figure

496

principal (adj)

main, principal

497

animal (nm)

animal

498

base (nf)

base, basis

499

preparar (v)

to prepare

500

proponer (v)

to propose