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1

Darse prisa

to hurry up

2

Elegir

to choose

3

Escoger

to choose

4

Derrotar

to defeat

5

Entrenar

to train

6

Asesinar

to murder

7

Matar

to kill

8

Amenazar

to threaten

9

Ahorrar

to save (money)

10

Atrever

to dare

11

Estar a punto de + inf

to be about to do something

12

Volver a + inf

to do something again

13

Ahogarse

to drown,suffocate

14

Echar de menos a

to miss (a person)

15

Probar

to try (food,clothes etc..)

16

Intentar + inf

to try to do something

17

Tratar de + inf

to try to do something

18

Disfrutar de

to enjoy

19

Enterarse de

to find out about (something)

20

Cobrar

to change (money)

21

Llevar

to take,carry

22

Llegar

to arrive

23

Tener miedo de

to be afraid of

24

Dar miedo

to be scary

25

Lanzar

to throw

26

Tirar

to throw

27

Aprobar examenes

to pass exams

28

Tener ganas de

to feel like

29

Sacar notas

to get marks

30

Parecerse a

to resemble

31

Parecer

to seem

32

Enojarse

to get cross

33

Enfadarse

to get cross

34

Fastidiarse

to get cross

35

Aprovecharse

to take advantage of

36

Me importa

I minds

37

No me importa

I don't mind

38

Le importa

she/he minds

39

No le importa

she/he doesn't mind

40

Evitar

to avoid

41

Conseguir + inf

to achieve,manage

42

Lograr

to achieve

43

Dar la vuelta

to turn round

44

Dar una vuelta

to go for a walk

45

Ir de escaparates

to go window shopping

46

Hacer un esfuerzo por

to make an effort to

47

Contar

to tell

48

Reirse

to laugh

49

Sonreir

to smile

50

Dejar de + inf

to stop (doing)

51

Desarrollar

to develop

52

Caerse

to fall

53

Apagar

to turn off

54

Pararse

to stop

55

Servir para

to be used as

56

Asistir a

to be present

57

Enterarse de

to find out (about)

58

Suceder

to occur,happen

59

Pintar

to paint

60

Dibujar

to draw

61

Cartearse

to write letters

62

Acabar de + inf

to have just

63

Me queda

I have...left

64

Le queda

she/he has...left

65

Rodear

to surround

66

Realizar

to carry out

67

Negarse a

to refuse to

68

Ceder

to give in

69

Llorar

to cry

70

Faltar

to lack

71

Me hace falta

I need

72

Casarse con

to marry

73

Regalar

to give (a gift)

74

Denunciar un robo

to report a robbery

75

Solicitar

to apply for

76

Quemar(se)

to burn

77

Quedar(se)

to remain

78

Quejarse

to complain

79

Tener cuidado

to take care

80

Marear(se)

to feel sick

81

Vale la pena + inf

it is worth (doing)

82

me la verguenza

I am ashamed,embarrassed

83

Fallecer

to die

84

Acude

she/he goes,comes

85

Resulta

she/he is same as

86

Dispone de

she/he has

87

Igual

same,equal

88

Mismo

same

89

Culpable

guilty

90

Orgulloso

proud

91

Peligroso

dangerous

92

Gratis,gratuito

free (no charge)

93

Soltero/a

singe,unmarried

94

Decepcionado

disappointed

95

Capaz

capable

96

Cualquier

any

97

Harto

fed up

98

Listo

ready,smart,intelligent

99

Menos

except,less

100

Salvo

except

101

Excepto

except

102

Ningun

no,not any

103

Callado

quiet

104

Descortes

rude

105

Gracioso

funny

106

Celoso

jealous

107

Vago

lazy

108

Perezoso

lazy

109

Pasado de moda

old fashioned

110

El aire fresco

cold air

111

El traje

suit

112

El consejo

advice

113

El ejercito

army

114

El sueno

sleep,dream

115

Tener sueno

to be tired

116

La risa

laughter

117

La sonrisa

smile

118

El calzado

footwear

119

El escaparate

shop window

120

El infierno

hell

121

El asco

disgust

122

La letra

letter of the alphabet

123

La carta

letter corespondense

124

El anciano

old person

125

La cita

appointment

126

Un monton

lots of

127

Una gira

tour

128

Un fracaso

failure

129

Un exito

success

130

El triunfo

success

131

Un atraco

attack,mugging

132

Un asesino

murderer

133

Un asesinato

murder

134

Un riesgo

risk

135

Una patada

kick

136

Un siglo

century

137

Un suceso

event,happening

138

La lengua

language

139

El idioma

langauge

140

El reto

challenge

141

El contrabandista

smuggler

142

Las lagrimas

tears

143

El ladron

thief

144

Una denuncia

statement

145

El sueldo

pay,slary

146

Un sobre

envelope

147

Gracias a

thanks to

148

Al reves

on the contrary

149

Los demas

the others, the rest

150

No...sino

no...but

151

Hacia

towards

152

Ya no

no longer

153

Hasta

until,even

154

Hoy en dia

nowadays

155

De repente

suddenly

156

A pensar de

in spite of

157

Cada vez mas

more and more

158

Cada vez menos

less and less

159

Ojala

if only