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1
Q

no longer

A

ya no, no más

  • The number you have dialed is no longer in service.
2
Q

anymore

with negative "any longer" más tiempo

A

ya no

  • I can't take this oppressive heat anymore!
  • I can't take this oppressive heat any longer!
3
Q

unlike

A

diferente (+), similar(-),  a diferencia de ...

  • Unlike his father, he did not drink alcohol.
  • Pepsi is not unlike Coke.
  • This novel is unlike any novel you have ever read.
4
Q

desperate

A

desesperado

(ojo no termina en ED)

  • The people of the famine stricken country are desperate.
5
Q

well-off

A

rico, pudiente, rico

  • They must be well-off if they can afford to buy a house there!
6
Q

shelter

A

cobijo, abrigo, protección

  • The big tree will provide shelter from the wind.
7
Q

harsh

/hɑːʃ/

A

duro, riguroso, severo

  • She was quite harsh with the kids. She should be nicer to them.
8
Q

tough

A

duro, resistente, 

arduo, riguroso

  • The steak was too tough.
  • The football player was so tough that he played with a fractured rib.
9
Q

lovable

/ˈlʌvəbəl/

A

adorable, encantadora

  • Fred had a very lovable dog.
10
Q

at the time

A

en el momento

  • I was fascinated by the vivid descriptions of American rural life at the time
11
Q

life, live

A

vida y vivir

12
Q

downer

A

desalentador, deprimente

  • Being around the basketball team after they lost the championship was a real downer.
13
Q

uplifting

A

edificante, inspirador

  • His uplifting books have all become best-sellers.
14
Q

on the basis

A

sobre la base

15
Q

grin

A

smile

sonrisa, sonreir

  • Kyle had a big grin on his face when he got home from the interview.
16
Q

overcome

A

derrotar, vender, superar

  • We can overcome the forces against us!
17
Q

campaigner

A

activista, defensor, avanderado

  • The campaigners gathered to celebrate the legislation they had helped to pass.
18
Q

gather

gathered

/ˈɡæðə/

A

recoger, recolectar

juntar, reunir

Reunirse, congregarse

  • She gathered some shells as souvenirs of the vacation.
  • Intelligence agencies are gathering more and more information on our online activities.
  • The people gathered for the ceremony.

19
Q

success

A

exito

  • The project was a success because the customer was happy.
20
Q

succeed

A

Tener éxito, triunfar

  • He succeeded in running a business.
  • She succeeded in many areas.
21
Q

gritty

A

crudo, áspero

  • It's a gritty drama about the life of a New York police officer.
22
Q

tearjerker

A

drama, trajedia

  • The Blind Side, which is based on a true story, is also a bit of a tearjerker,
23
Q

portrayal

A

actuación, interpretación, representación

  • His portrayal of the great fighter won him an Oscar.
24
Q

Understandably

A

comprensiblemente, claramente

  • Rebecca was understandably upset when her pet rabbit died.
  • This cookery book is understandably written and the recipes are easy to follow.
25
Q

dose of gloom!

A

dósis de melancolía!

dose (dósis, cucharada de)

  • I'd like to give Neil a dose of the same treatment he gave his poor girlfriend.
26
Q

to save

A

guardar, guardar, ahorrar, reservar

  •  I think it has more of a niche audience and is best saved for when you want a dose of gloom!

 

27
Q

to Fancy

A

imaginar, fantasear, 

  • Her dress had a fancy collar.

adornado, sofisticado

  • He fancied that we would win the sweepstake.
  • In his dreams Kyle fancied what life must be like as a millionaire footballer.
28
Q

Settlement

A

Asentamiento

29
Q

To undergo

A

Experimentar

30
Q

To replace

A

Sustituir

31
Q

Different to

A

Diferente de

32
Q

underneath

A

debajo

33
Q

Goings-on

A

tejemanejes, chanchullos

34
Q

Current set-up

A

Situación actual

35
Q

It's not the case

A

No es así

36
Q

Burial

A

Entierro

37
Q

To draw

A

atraer

38
Q

To navegate

A

orientarse

39
Q

To float

A

Flotar

40
Q

My god, ... important

A

Vaya si es importante

41
Q

To nurse

A

cuidar

42
Q

Under his belt

A

en su haber

43
Q

unassuming

A

modesto

44
Q

witty

A

gracioso

45
Q

slight frame

A

constitución menuda

46
Q

to roll in

A

acumularse

47
Q

moving

A

conmovedor

48
Q

Hilarious

A

divertidísimo

49
Q

to cope with

A

superar, salir adelante

50
Q

witticism

A

ocurrencia

51
Q

insightful

A

perspicaz

52
Q

achievement

A

logro

53
Q

astounding

A

impresionante

54
Q

Against all odds

A

contra todo pronóstico

55
Q

staggering

A

asombroso

56
Q

drive

A

deseo, impulso

57
Q

outlook

A

actitud

58
Q

to file

A

presentar

59
Q

lawsuit

A

pleito

60
Q

fees

A

honorarios

61
Q

to mislead

A

engañar, confundir

62
Q

To sue

A

demandar

63
Q

attorney

A

abogado

64
Q

availability

A

disponibilidad

65
Q

ultimately

A

finalmente

66
Q

nonsense

A

tonterias

67
Q

evidence

A

pruebas

68
Q

severely

A

gravemente

69
Q

in pain

A

dolorido

70
Q

needless to say

A

ni que decir tiene ....

71
Q

elderly

A

anciano

72
Q

To notice

A

advertir, darse cuenta

73
Q

fork

A

tenedor

74
Q

rash

A

racha

75
Q

fatality

A

muerte

76
Q

to address

A

abordar

77
Q

to craft

A

confeccionar, crear

78
Q

DUI

A

Conducir bajo los efectos del alcohol

79
Q

Eventually

A

Al final

80
Q

To customize

A

personalizar

81
Q

Mr.

A

is used before men’s last names, regardless of whether or not they are married. It stands for the word “mister,” but this word is rarely spelled out.

82
Q

MRS.

(pronounced “missiz”; originally short for “mistress”)

A

is used for women. However, it’s only used for married women, which means you must know the person’s marital status in order to use it correctly.

83
Q

Miss

A

if the woman is not married, use the title

84
Q

Ms.

(pronounced “mizz”; originally a combination of “Mrs.” and “Miss”)

A

“What if I don’t know whether a woman is married or not? What title should I use?” In this case, the title 

85
Q

Miss

(missed)

A

perder (no coger, no ver, no oir, no marcar, no aprovechar)

echar de menos

(llegas tarde a algún sitio y lo pierdes)

Medios de transporte

 

Miss my mother

Miss the train, bus, boat, flight

Miss a lesson

Miss a penalty

86
Q

Lose

/luːz/

(la z inglesa)

A

Perder objetos, perderte

(si pierdo con "lose", tengo menos de algo, si may menos de algo es con LOSE)

Lose your mind

Lose weight

Lose keys

Lose the game

87
Q

Loss

A

Pérdida, fracaso, derrota

  • His loss of hearing really hurt his ability to work.
  • Some insurance covers the loss of use of a property.
88
Q

All together 

Altogether 

A

"todos juntos".  Se usa para hacer referencia a grupo de cosas o personas cuando hacen algo a la vez.

After dinner, we sang a Christmas carol all together

 

"en total", "completamente", "totalmente". 

That's 20$ altogether

89
Q

Lose -

(lu:z)

 

Loose ​flojo", "suelto" (adjetivo)

(lu:s)

 

A

"perder" (verbo)

I always lose at chess ( siempre pierdo al ajedrez )

 

– "flojo", "suelto" (adjetivo)

I like to wear my hair loose (me gusta llevar el pelo suelto )

90
Q

Wisdom

A

sabiduría, sentido comun, sensatez

  • She was a woman of great wisdom.
  • Each community has its collective wisdom.
91
Q

enlighten

enlightening

A

revelar, iluminar

revelador, esclarecedor

  • Their presentation about local crime was very enlightening.
92
Q

I am compos mentis

A

Estoy en mi sano juicio.

 

Compos mentis

(en su sano juicio)

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