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1

 Nadar es el mejor remedio para el dolor de espalda. 

 Swimming is the best remedy for a backache.

2

 Es prohibido fumar

Smoking is prohibited. (Note: In Spanish, unlike English, it isn't unusual for the subject to follow the verb of the sentence.)

3

 El beber puede conducir a la intoxicación e incluso a la muerte.

Drinking can lead to poisoning and even death.

4

No me gusta cocinar

I don't like to cook.(Note: Literally, the sentence would be translated as "cooking doesn't please me.")

5

La vida es un abrir y cerrar de los ojos

 Life is an opening and closing of the eyes.

6

La intimidad es un hablar honesto y profundo de lo que se siente y se piensa

Intimacy is speaking sincerely and deeply about what one feels and thinks.

7

Yo preferiría salir.

 I would prefer to leave.

8

Odio estudiar algo que creo que no necesito

I hate studying something I believe I don't need.

9

Pienso de salir contigo.

I'm thinking about leaving with you.

10

 Ten moderación en el comer o el beber

Show moderation in eating or drinking.

11

Al entrar al Sistema de Salud, usted y su empresa recibirán enormes beneficios

Upon entering the Health System, you and your business will receive great benefits.