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Actuaciones

Performance

2

Disparar

To shoot (can be used figuratively like to catapult)

3

Polémicas

Controversy

4

Caída

Fall

5

Encuesta

Survey

6

Etapa

Stage/phase

7

Orgullo

Pride

8

Reconocer

To admit/recognise

9

El Occidente

The West

10

Vano

Vein/futile

11

Golpe

Knock

12

Alcanzar

To catch up/to reach

13

Umbral

Threshold

14

Rondar

Patrol/hang around/serenade

15

Retroceso

Backwards movement/regress/withdrawal/reverse

16

Penuria

Shortage/poverty

17

Bienestar

Well being/welfare

18

Lucir

To look good/to wear/to sport

19

Ala

Wing

20

Pesca

Fishing

21

Líder

Leader

22

Fortaleza

Strength

23

Avergonzado/a

Ashamed

24

Temor

Fear

25

Desmoronar

Destroy

26

Desmoronarse

To collapse

27

Ausencia

Absence/lack

28

Esfera

Sphere

29

Pugna

Struggle/conflicting interests

30

Fallecimiento

Death/demise

31

Mal menor

Lesser evil