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Overcast

nublado

 

It's overcast today; I hope it doesn't rain.

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jape

  /dʒeɪp/

broma

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Suspect

progress

As verb both has the stress on the second syllable

As noun on the fisrt

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To assume

 

Assumption (suposición, asunción, supuesto,... )

Asumir, consejurar

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Behaviour

To behave

Comportamiento//comportarse, ...

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VERBS

Apologise

Communicate

Conclude

Convince

Describe

Perform

Propose

Prosper

Response

 

NOUNS

¿?

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NOUNS

Assumption

Behaviour

Combination

Evolution

Explanation

Progress

Response

VERBS

¿?

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VERBS/NOUNS

Contest

Convict

Increase

Insult

Export

Present

Produce

Progress

Protest

Rebel

Refuse

Reject

Pronunciation

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firm=business=company=enterprice

empresa

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make=manufacture=produce = fabricate= construct=

Fabricar

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To what extend are ...?

hasta qué punto ...?

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relevant

relevante, pertinente

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literally

literalmente, seguro

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All over Australia

en toda Australia

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Climate change

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Global warming

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the ice caps continue melting at th current rate

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to poors harvests

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ca be ruined

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heat wave

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that's really worrying 

preocupante, angustiante ...

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breathing problems

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If the price of oil goes on rising 

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consumption

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drought

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drought

sequía

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flood

inundación

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insurance costs

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farmland =

tierra de cultivo, labranza ...

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cash crops =

cultivos comerciales

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exhaust fumes =

gases de escape

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vehicle emissions

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river banks

orillas, riberas

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oil rig =

plataforma petrolifer

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fuel shortage

falta de fuel

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breathing difficulties

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water shortage

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pose =

aparanter, pose, ... plantear (ask a question)

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Whereas

mientras que ...

(formal al principio de un doc...)

Considerando que

Whereas the defendant is now dead, there is little reason to proceed with the case.

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Millions of people can starve to death

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starve =

pasar hambre ( morir de hambre )

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long-term =

a largo plazo, en el largo plazo, ...

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Friend

Befriend (hacerse amigo)

friendship

Friendliness

Unfriendliness

friendly  (amable, amigable)

unfriendly (arisco, antipático, frío)

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Friendship//friendliness

amistad

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unfriendliness

Hostilidad

 

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befriend

hacerse amigo

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friendly

unfriendly

amable, amigable

antiático, arisco

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helper

helpful//unhelpful

helpfulness//helplessness

helpless

helpfully/unhelpfully

helplessly

Ayudante

Útil//inútil

Utilidad, buena voluntad//impotencia, incapacidad

Impotente, desamparado

Amablemente, útilmente//sin dar ayuda

con impotencia

(impotentemente, desamparadamente)

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Knowledge

knowledgeable

Knowing//unknowing

Knowingly//unknowingly

unknown//unknowable

Knowledgeably

knowable

Conocimiento

Culto, concedor

cómplice, astuto// ignorante, inconsciente

astutamente, a sabiendas//inconscientemente

desconocido//misterioso

Con conocimiento de causa

conocible

 

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assignment

encargo, trabajo, deberes

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strict

estricto, preciso ...

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immediately

inmediatamente, de inmediato

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consumption

consumo, utilización

tuberculosis

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receive

recibir, conseguir, lograr

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consciousness-raising 

concienciación

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Provide

 

Provide for

proveer, aportar, producir, proporcionar

 

Mantener (ej: familia)

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supply

suministrar, abastecer de, proveer de ...

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instantly 

al instante, inmediatamente, en el acto

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measure

medida (cantidad, ley, aspecto, sopesar)

(como en castellano, todas las acepciones de medida)

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range

variedad, gama, rango

  • They have a nice range of cheeses at the store.

oscilar

  • The possible values range from five to fifty.

cordillera, cadena (montañosa)

  • There is a pass through the mountain range a few kilometres north of here.

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immigrants

inmigrantes

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process 

proceso, procedimiento

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due

programado, pagadero, previsto /// debido

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exponentially

/ˌekspəʊˈnenʃlɪ/

exponencialmente, potencialmente

This year's report is exponentially better than last year's.

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neighbourhood

barrio, colonio, vecindad, local

  • This neighborhood has several good restaurants.

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household=

domestico, familiar, de la casa 

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get around

viajar con frecuancia

  • I certainly get around in my job. 

moverse bastante

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certainly

Desde luego, definitivamente, verdaderamente

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At rest

En resposo, descansado, inmóvil, quieto

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Edible =

comestible

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spate

avalancha , aluvión ...

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finding =

hallazgo , descubrimiento

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slow down =

frenar

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