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Flashcards in Translation Book 8 - Booklet 6 Deck (25):
1

Esto no está al día.

This isn't up to date.

2

Tenemos que actualizar las cifras.

We have to update the figures.

3

El restaurante estaba tan lleno que fuimos a otro.

The restaurant was so crowded that we went to another, (one)

4

Por mucho que le hables no le vas a convencer.

No matter how much you talk to him, you're not going to convince him.

5

Ingresé en la empresa a mediados de los sesenta.

I joined the company in the mid-sixties.

6

Me casé con ella a finales de los cincuenta.

I married her in the late fifties.

7

Me jubilé a principios de los ochenta.

I retired in the early eighties.

8

Hasta ahora pareces tener las cosas bajo control.

So far you seem to have things under control.

9

Es cómodo tener una farmacia justo a la vuelta de la esquina

It's convenient having a pharmacy just around thecorner.

10

El paro ha bajado 2 puntos en 3 meses.

Unemployment has gone down by 2 points in 3 months.

11

Tenemos muy pocas cosas en común.

We have very few things in common.

12

Ni siquiera sé cómo se llaman.

I don't even know what their names are.

13

Eso va contra la política de la empresa.

That goes against company policy.

14

Me lesioné la espalda en el accidente.

I injured my back in the accident.

15

Quiero introducir progresivamente la nueva organización

I want to phase in the new organisation.

16

Entonces quieres descontinuar progresivamente la antigua

Then you want to phase out the old one.

17

No tiene sentido.

It doesn't make (any) sense.

18

Tengo ganas de acostarme.

I feel like going to bed.

19

Le mandaron al extranjero en cuanto supo suficiente inglés para apañarse

They sent him abroad as soon as he knew enough English to get by

20

A juzgar por tu aspecto, yo diría que estás desesperado

Judging by your appearance, I would say you're desperate

21

El fin no justifica los medios.

The end doesn't justify the means.

22

Creo que ha habido un malentendido.

I think there's been a misunderstanding.

23

No me importan los problemas de Oriente Medio.

I don't care about the problems in the Middle East.

24

Cuanto antes mejor.

The sooner the better.

25

Los fines de semana para mí son sagrados.

Weekends for me are sacred.

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