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1

No me pillan

I won't get caught

2

el convenio

collective agreement on wages and working conditions

3

trabajo en equipo

team work

4

bastarse

to be able to manage

5

cortarse (Familiar)

to be shy, underplay yourself

6

allá que voy

I'm there / Here I come

7

el entorno

environment, setting

8

la junta directiva

the board of directors

9

el/la accionista

shareholder

10

cotizar en Bolsa

To be listed on the Stock Exchange

11

equitativamente

fairly

12

el socio

partner, member

13

ligada a (de 'ligar')

tied to

14

el sindicato

trade-union

15

ocupar fincas

to occupy land

16

Confederación Hidrográfica

Government agency that manages and controls the exploitation of rivers

17

el pasto

pastures

18

el usufructo

usufruct (=right to use and enjoy something belonging to another)

19

el planteamiento

approach

20

rentabilizar

to achieve a return on

21

la asignación

allowance

22

el intermediario

middle-man, intermediary

23

vincular

to link

24

la marcha

running

25

insustituible

irreplaceable

26

el recuento anual de beneficios

yearly returns

27

verse desbordado por el trabajo

to be snowed under with work

28

la postura

position, stance

29

la escritura

deed

30

el testamento

will

31

dar de alta

to register

32

la tramitación

going through the necessary procedures to obtain or process a document

33

el organismo público

public organisation / body

34

el titulado

graduate

35

percibir

to receive

36

ligeramente

slightly

37

abismal

vast, enormous

38

el sueldo

salary

39

las horas extraordinarias

overtime

40

la cifra

figure

41

frente a

compared to, as against

42

desprovechar

to waste, to under-use

43

el derroche

waste, squandering

44

provechoso

useful, profitable, worthwhile

45

coartar

to inhibit

46

restringido

restricted, limited

47

pecar de exceso

to go over the top

48

el efecto contrario al pretendido

the opposite effect to that intended

49

de una manera consensuada

in a mutually acceptable way, in a way agreed by both parties

50

ahora bien

however

51

los preceptos de la etiqueta

the rules of etiquette

52

concordante

reciprocal

53

Centro de Atención Primaria

Primary Care Centre

54

Cartilla de la Seguridad Social

Social Security card / book

55

estar de alta

to be registered with

56

la mutualidad

friendly society (mutual association providing sickness benefits, etc)

57

enfermiza

sickly

58

la planilla

form

59

la convocatoria

job advertisement

60

pavadas (f, pl)

nonsense

61

punteado,a

dotted

62

firmó al pie

he/she signed at the bottom (of the page)

63

como si hubiera tardado demasiado

as if she had taken too long

64

el yugo

yoke

65

el arado

plough

66

el estiércol

manure

67

encalecida

hardened, calloused

68

la yunta

yoke

69

ungir

to anoint

70

alhajarse

to adorn oneself

71

la brocha

brush

72

el llamado

call

73

ganarse el arroz y los frijoles

to ear your bread and butter, make a living

74

pujante

up and coming

75

la franquicia

franchise

76

la fuga de agua

water leak

77

cosechar

to harvest

78

cobrar

to get paid

79

la culebra

snake

80

una llanta estallada

a flat tyre

81

quedarse varado

to be left stranded

82

el maestro de obra

master builder

83

la albañilería

building

84

la plomería

plumbing

85

el overol

overall

86

el letrero

sign

87

la central

headquarters

88

distraer

to distract

89

el desplazamiento

trip, journey

90

pasó a la historia

is a thing of the past

91

el atasco

traffic jam

92

la exigencia

demand

93

el asunto

matter

94

la sede

head office

95

conllevar

to entail

96

compaginar

to combine

97

rentable

profitable

98

anticuado,-a

old-fashioned

99

les cuesta (de "costar")

they find hard / difficult to

100

correr con los gastos

to pay for the expenses

101

el local

the premises

102

mermar

to diminish

103

el ascenso

promotion

104

el afán

eagerness

105

el caldo de cultivo

breeding ground

106

disponer de

to have at one's disposal

107

el infarto

heart attack

108

la rptura conyugal

marriage breakdown

109

acotar

to limit

110

el bajón estival

summer slump

111

despojar

to strip

112

estrenar

to start

113

anímico

relating to mood

114

ralentizar

to slow down

115

atender a

to pay attention to, tend to

116

la convivencia

coexistence

117

transcurrir

to take place

118

la molestia

inconvenience

119

a medida

tailor-made

120

¡Qué a la medida...!

How fitting!

121

el sorbo

sip

122

los clasificados

classified ads

123

el aviso (LAm)

advertisement

124

dinero para viáticos

travelling expenses

125

retribución acorde

salary to match, approriate salary

126

me caían como una plancha

hit me like a ton of bricks

127

con un dejo de

with a touch of

128

la cartera de clientes

client portfolio

129

la patria

homeland

130

pestañear

to blink

131

el acertijo

riddle

132

de una

all at once

133

ineludible

unavoidable

134

no había caso

it was useless

135

infructuosamente

unsuccessfully

136

la compu (computadora)

computer

137

el desafío

challenge

138

la plantilla

staff

139

el rendimiento

performance

140

la rentabilidad

profitability

141

la tasa de paro

unemployment rate

142

rondar

to be around

143

la guardería

nursery, creche

144

el absentismo

absenteeism

145

manejar

to handle

146

subvencionar

to sponsor

147

la pareja de hecho

civil union

148

la retahíla

string

149

imprescindible

essential

150

la política

policy

151

la egualidad

equality

152

convenir

to suit

153

la baja

leave (sick leave or maternity leave but not annual leave)

154

el vale

voucher

155

la matrícula

registration fee

156

el ascenso

promotion

157

UGT (Unión General de Trabajadores)

socialist trade union

158

la tasa

rate

159

el/la gerente

managing director

160

la ganadería

livestock farming

161

estacional

seasonal

162

la afiliación

affiliation

163

el alta/ la baja en la seguridad social

registration/ deregistration with Social Security

164

la remuneración

remuneration

165

ceder

to transfer

166

me ha tocado trabajar

I happen to have worked

167

caer de baja

to go off sick

168

denunciar por

to lodge a complaint of

169

el incumplimiento de contrato

breach of contract

170

en virtud de

by virtue of

171

la pantilla

staff

172

el engañabobos (familiar)

swindle, swizz

173

dejarse los cuernos y el alma trabajando (familiar)

to slog your guts out

174

si caes bien

if they take a liking to you

175

lo digo con conocimiento de causa

I know what I'm talking about

176

me es grato

I am pleased to

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convocar

to advertise

178

el historial

CV

179

aportar

to contribute

180

en el marco de

in the contect of

181

grato,-a

pleasant

182

fijar la residencia

to settle

183

argumentar

to argue

184

concertar una entrevista

to arrange / set up an interview

185

a juzgar por

judging by

186

acordar

to agree

187

el logro

achievement

188

el/la gerocultor,-a

care assistant (working with older people)

189

el/la pinche de cocina

kitchen assistant

190

confeccionar

to make, prepare, put together

191

acertado,-a

relevant

192

el centro

institution

193

las funciones

responsibilities, duties

194

englobar

to include

195

la beca

grant

196

la adscripción

membership

197

la disponibilidad

availability

198

impagado

unpaid or outstanding

199

el archivo

archive

200

trimestral

three-monthly

201

el sondeo

survey

202

el cartucho de tinta

ink cartridge

203

la derrota

defeat

204

a menos que

unless

205

desempeñarse

to perform

206

montar un negocio

to start up a business

207

sacar partido a algo

to make the most of

208

el temporal

storm

209

la encuesta

survey

210

laborar

to work

211

incumplir

to breach

212

a costa de

at the expense of

213

la sanidad

health

214

deshacer

to unravel

215

infructuosamente

in vain

216

azotar

to batter

217

rescindir

to cancel

218

tramitar la visa

to apply for a visa

219

cónsono,-a

in accordance with

220

tender la mano

to offer help

221

la mudanza

removal

222

la arepa

cornmeal roll (typical of Venezuela)

223

el alcalde

mayor

224

la voluntad

will

225

asentarse

to settle

226

mudarse

to move

227

el derecho

right

228

en la escalera

in the block of flats

229

la ordenanza

ordinance, byelaw

230

estar habilitado para

to have a permit to

231

la convivencia

coexistence

232

el civismo

civic-mindedness

233

el locutorio

payphone centre

234

desempeñar (una actividad)

to carry out

235

acentuarse

to intensify, to become more prominent

236

el vínculo

bond between people or countries

237

dedicado a

devoted to

238

las divisas

foreign currency

239

la remesa

remittance, consignment

240

al margen de

apart from

241

montar un negocio

to start a business

242

rentable

profitable

243

atender al público

to serve the public

244

fidelizar

to cultivate the loyalty of

245

el sindicato

(trade) union

246

recalar

to end up

247

la desconfianza

mistrust

248

encargarle algo a alguien

to put somebody in charge of something

249

anímicamente

emotionally

250

verse mitigado

to be relieved / mitigated by

251

la traba

obstacle, hurdle