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Looking Good

Vocabulary : clothes


belt

cinturón

sandals

sandalias

jacket

chaqueta

anorak

anorak

pullover

pullover

skirt

falda

cardigan

chaqueta

trainers

zapatillas

plain

Lisa

slippers

babuchas

brooch

broche

t- shirt

camiseta

vest

camiseta interior

tights

medias

socks

calcetines

shorts

pantalones cortos

wellington boots

Botas de agua

earrings

pendientes

bow - tie

pajarita

waistcoat

chaleco

striped

a rayas

suit

chaqueta

raincoat

impermeable

bracelet

bracalete

checked

a cuadros

blouse

blusa

dress

vestido (una pieza)

high- helled shoes

tacón alto

dungarees

peto

sweatchirt

sudadera

leggings

leotardos

pyjamas

pijamas

braces

tirantes

scarf

bufanda


Vocabulary : Phrasal verbs (give)

  • To give up dejar, abandonar, renunciar (un vicio)

      • If you don't give up sweets, you are going to get terribly fat.

  • To give in ceder

      • I asked him so many times than eventually he gave in and said I could go.

  • To give off emanar, emitir

      • That fire gives off an incredible amount of heat.

  • To give out repartir, divulgar

      • The teacher gave out the compositions.

  • To give away mostrar

      • The big smile on his face gave away how happy he was.

  • To give back restituir, devolver.

      • Don't forget to give back tye keys when you have finished with them.

  • To give away , dar libremente, regalar.

      • I'm going to give away all these old clothes to charity.

Letter

  • Fairly lovely

  • Especially particulary

  • Remarks coments

  • Marvellous great

  • A bit a little

  • Initially at first

  • Appears - seems

  • Adores loves

  • Numerous lots of

  • In fact actually

Vocabulary : body and health

  • Time on his hand tiempo de sobra

  • Put words in my mouth poner palabras en mi boca (decir que yo he diho algo)

  • On the tip of my tongue en la punta de la lengua

  • Sweet tooth debilidad por las golosinas

  • Have a cheek tener más cara que espalda

  • Got off on the wrong foot -> meter la pata

  • Get it off your chest quitarse un peso de encima

  • To have the heart in his right place --> tener corazón

    • plasters tiritas

    • heal (a cut) curarse

    • stretcher camilla (ambulancia)

    • to giggle to laugh in a silly way

    • to monitor examinar, mirar, explorar...

    • relieve acelerar

    • research estudio detallado

Too much of a good thing

vocabulary : phrasal verbs (put)

  • put up with something soportar

  • put down someone sacrificar

  • put money by ahorrar

  • put someone down rebajar

  • put someone through someone poner a alguien con alguien (teléfono)

  • put prices up subir

  • put something off for a period of time posponer

  • put someone up alojar

  • put a fire out apagar, extingir.

Vocabulary / Are you hooked /

  • odd one out the exception, the unusual person

  • a desire urge

  • to compensate make up for

  • to change from solid to liquid melt

  • to realise what is happening come to my sense

  • to stop being under control to go out of hand

  • to make people worried raise concerned

  • to fall down colapsed

  • too much excessive

  • very difficult and painful agonising

  • fashinable trendu

  • to come to an end ran out

How to make a fortune

Vocabulary / Money /


a cheque (book)

talonario

a cashpoint machine

cajero

to withdraw

sacar dinero

a current account

cuenta corriente

a deposit account

depósito

interest

interés

a bank statement

dinero en el banco

to be overdrawn

en números rojos

an exchange rate

tasa de cambio

the economy

economía

cash

metálico

a coin

una moneda

a 10 pound note

billete de 10 libras

change

cambio

a mortgage

hipoteca

to earn

ganar dinero (trabajar)

a wage

salario semanal

a salary

salario mensual

overtime

horas extras

commision

comisión

a tip

propina

to gamble

apostar

a casino

Casino

charity

caridad

to afford

poder permitirse

well-off

rico

herd up

corto de dinero

to be in debt

estar en deuda

to owe

deber

to lend

prestar

to borrow

recibir (pedir prestado)

the stock market

la bolsa

to invest

investigar

shares

acciones

profit

beneficios

loss

pérdidas

tax

impuestos

inflation

inflación

insurance

seguro

a fine

multa

a pension

pensión

a sale

ventas

a bargain

chollo

to inherit

heredar

an heir

heredero


The planet Earth

Vocabulary: weather


Damp

Húmedo

Freezing

Congelado

Humid

Húmedo

Breeze

Brisa

Drizzle

Chiri biri

Snow

Nieve

Pour

Llover mucho

Boling

Calor sofocante

Hail

Granizo

Gale

Levante (aire cálido)

Shower

Chaparrón

Warm

Cálido/ caluroso

Chilly

Fresco (Tª)

Cool

Frío

Frost

Congelado

Gust

Ráfaga viento

Sunny

Soleado

Mild

Tª Normal


Under the weather los problemas nunca vienen solos.

Make hay while the sun shines Carpe Diem.

It never rains but it pours día de perros.

As right as rain tardar poco tiempo.

A storm in a tea cup _______________________

Put the wind up me corazón en un puño.

Vocabulary: Problems / disasters

Floods

Inundaciones

Earthquake

Terremoto

Famine

Hambruna

Drought

Sequía

Disease

Enfermedad

Emergency

Emergencia

Refugees

Refugiados

Aid

Ayuda

Charity

Caridad

Injuries

Daños (humanos)

VOCABULARIO ESPECÍFICO


1.COCHES

  • Maniobras:

  • Girar el volante: to steer.

    Adelantar: to overtake

    Ir pegado: to stick to someone´s tail

    Tocar el claxón: to hoot

    Hacer rueda: To roar off

    Ir a velocidad de crucero: to cruise along

    Ir muy rápido: to tear along

    Dar marcha atrás: to reverse

    Calarse: to stall

    Incorporarse: to pull out

    Desincorporarse: to pull in

    Parar: to pull up

    B. Elementos y nombres asfálticos

    Conductor: motorist

    Motero: motorcyclist

    Carril: lane

    Bordillo: kerb

    Torrentera: ditch

    Ceda el paso: give way sign

    Arcén: the hard shoulder

    Carretera recta: straight stretch of road

    Carretera en zig-zag: a hairpin bend

    Calle cortada: a dead end

    Test de alcohol: breathalyser test

    Parachoques: bumper(s)

    Efecto látigo: whiplash effect

  • Accidentes

  • Volcar: to overturn

    Derrapar: to skid

    Abollar: to dent

    Girar: to spin

    Golpear: to bump into

    to bash into

    Chocar de frente: to collide head on

    Dar un frenazo: to slam on the brakes

    Girar fuerte: to swerve


    2. PERSONAS

    2.1 Tez

    Una persona puede tener la tez: morena, gruesa/fina, angular/fornida:

    “Features (rasgos) can be swarthy, coarse/fine, angular/thickset”

    Una persona puede tener la tez pálida, roja, rosa, o bronceada:

    Complexión can be pallid/pasty, rosy/flushed and bronzed.

    2.2 Pelo

    *Si se carece del mismo: bald, balding, bald patch, a receiding hairline.

    “You are entering the fourties, sooner or later you´ll be balding”

    “Despite the stiffling heat he put on his hat to disguise the bald patch in his neck”

    “The receiding hairline is becoming a bald, indeed”-said Taylor.

    *Si se tiene; puede estar grasiento, ralo o tener caspa.

    “They took out the prisioner whose face was covered in the silver grey thining hair he had”

    “Your greasy hair shines at night”

    “I´ll be soon drown in dandroff unless you stop scratching your head”

    *Peinado o no

    “Even though he´s torie his hair have a parting on the right”

    “He´s wig indeed. Even so his hair has a part on the left”

    “His fringe defies gravity”

    *¿longitud?

    “His shoulder-lenght hair is now worn in a pony tail”

    “As long as I don´t have hair enough to wear a pig-tail I´ll wear plaits”

    “ere I to a latin country I´d brush my hair straight back”

    2.3 Orejas

    *OREJAS de soplillo:

    Mr spock has rather sticking out eras.

    2.4. Ojos, cejas y pestañas

    Eyes, eyebrows, eyelash.

    “His sunken blue eyes look so deep..”

    “After the crash she gave him a startled look”

    “The grass, the people, the noise... and even so i could perfectly distinguish a furious twinkle in his eyes”

    “I wonder wether you can see with that disgusting bushy eyebrows”

    “There´s even someone on the tv whose eyes are somewhat more close-set.”

    “Should there be any comment abaout our squint director, you would be inmediately sacken”

    2.5. NARIZ; respingona, aquilina

    “Pluto has a nerverend snub nose.”

    “Mr Carmona, have you ever been mistaken with a shark owing to your acquiline nose?”

    2.6. Boca, labios, barbilla y papada:

    *LABIOS: sobresalidos, fruncidos

    “I really love those protruding liups she has.”

    “Don´t purse your lips, temptation doesn´t captivate me.”

    *BARBILLA: firme, partida/granuda, papada

    “I´m astonished with his firm chin”

    “The cleft chin makes a sharp division of his face”

    “You´d better taken some tablets for that dimpled chin you have”

    “In addition to his fleshy lips, the double chin emphazise his flabby features”

    2.7. Barba, bigote, patillas.

    *BARBA: Bien afeitado, de tres días, tupida


    “Clean shaven men have a fresh air, do they not?”

    “You look naughty with that five o´clock shadow on your face”

    “He has a three days stubble.”

    “Tangled/matted beards give a mature aspect.”

    *BIGOTE: caído

    “If only he didn´t have that nasty droopy moustache, he wouldn´t look so lazy.”

    *PATILLAS: sideburns.

    2.8.Arrugas, pecas y lunares: warts, freckles and moles.

    EXPRESIONES

    ·To be adj.+ish. “to be tallish, fattish, shortish” (ish = a litle)

    ·To be on the adj side. Meaning rather. He´s on the elderly side.


    2.9 Adjetivos calificativos de

    Activo, ambicioso, agresivo, ágil, enervante/irritante:

    Bravo, audaz, bullicioso, demasiado desparpajo, engreido

    Cauto, astuto, listo, elegante, sereno, superficial, variable, comprometido:

    Demacrado, diabolico, dominante, aburrido, dinámico, temerario, resuelto

    Relajado, energético, excéntrico, maligno, entretenido, encantador:

    Flexible, franco, asustado, fatalista, firme, fascinante, gozador:

    Generoso, agradecido, avaricioso, torpe, crédulo :

    Histérico, demacrado, altanero,

    trabajador, esperanzado, honesto, abatido:

    Impetuoso, inteligente, ingenioso, inquisitivo, intelectual:

    Celoso, jovial, alegre:

    Interesado, de bondadoso corazón, leido:

    Leal, amador, solitario, liberal, repugnante, agradable

    Mórbido, tacaño, miserable, monstruoso, malhumorado:

    Intolerante, asqueroso, notorio(bad), nervioso, cascarrabias, neurotico, de noble mentalidad, inconformista, pulcro, no enérgico, indiferente:

    Tolerante, oportunista, obstinado, extrovertido, optimista:

    Orgulloso, práctico, valeroso, prepotente

    Personalidad/aspecto:

    Active,ambitious, agressive, agile, aggravating

    Brave, bold, boisterous, brash and bumptious

    Cautious, cunning, clever, charming, cool, casual, changeable and committed

    Drawn, diabolical, domineering, dull

    dynamic, daring and decisive

    Easygoing, energetic, eccentric, evil, entertaining and enchanting.

    Flexible, frank, frightful, fatalistic, firm fascinating and fun-loving

    Generous, grateful, greedy, gauche, gullible

    Hysterical, haggard, haughty, hardworking, hopeful, honest and hang-dog.

    Impetuous, intelligent, ingenious, inquisitive and intellectual

    Jealous, jovial and jolly

    Keen and kind-hearted, knowledgeable

    Loyal, loving, lonely, liberal, loathsome and lik(e)able

    Morbid, mean, miserable monstruous, and moody

    Narrrow-minded, nasty, notorious, nervous, nagging, neurotic,noble-minded, non-conformist, neat, non-assertive nonchalant

    Open-minded, opportunistic, obstinate, outgoing and optimistic

    Proud, practical, plucky and pushy

    Chapado a la antigua, callado/tranquilo, mariquita, ingenioso, peleón:

    Reservado, de fiar, imprudente, inquieto, retraido, recto/justo:

    Timido, sociable, despreciable, escéptico, servil, confiado, (auto)seguro, escrupuloso, sofisticado, escuálido, astuto, egoísta, tímido, modesto, seguro de sí, atolondrado, sagaz, malicioso, de hermana, pretensiones de super. moral

    Con tacto, sin tacto, tenaz, taciturno, moderno:

    No de fiar, sin escrúpulos, comprensivo, insensible, irracional, servicial, empalagoso, inaguantable, inabordable, discreto, feo, fino/cortés, zafio/burdo:

    Violento, cruel, vano, virtuoso, vivaz, vociferante, volatil, vulnerable, vulgar, venerable, despistado, virulento:

    Cálido, sabio, voluntarioso, ingenioso, salvaje, bien informado, bien educado, libertino, testarudo, retraido, adinerado:

    Xenófobo:

    Lleno de juventud, anhelante, complaciente:

    Ferviente, vigoroso

    Quaint, quiet, queer, quick-witted, quarrelsome

    Reserved, reliable, reckless, restless, retiring and righteous.

    Shy, sociable, scornful, sceptical, servile, self-reliant, self assured, scrupulous, sophisticated, scraggy, sly, selfish, self-conscious, self-effacing, self-confident, scatter-brained, shrewd, spiteful, sisterly, self-righteous

    Tactful, tactless, tenacious, taciturn and trendy

    Unreliable, unscrupulous, understanding, unfeeling, unreasonable, up-and-coming, unctuous, unbearable, unapproachable,

    unobstrusive, unsightly, urbane and uncouth.

    Violent, vicious, vain, virtuous, vivacious, vociferous, volatile, vulnerable, vulgar, venerable, vague and vitriolic.

    Warm, wise,willing, witty, wild, web-informed, well-bred, wanton, wilful, withdraw, well-off

    Xenophobic

    Youthful, yearning and yielding

    Zealous and zestful.VOCABULARIO DE INGLÉS

    A

    Abjurar, rechazar: abhor

    Distante: aloof

    Eficacia: accuracy. En lo que a eficacia concierne: as far as accuracy concerns.

    To state repeatedly: to affirm.

    Asistir a clase: to attend.

    Ayudar: to attend to.

    Dolor: agony.

    Agobiarse: to agonise over.

    Huerta: allotment

    Similar: alike

    Arreglar: to amend

    Arreglo: amendment

    Aparecer (abstract): to arise. “the problem arose”

    Excitar/estimular: to arouse

    Amplio: ample

    Bala: (round of) ammunition

    Pensión: alimony

    Tener respeto/miedo a alg.: to be in awe of smbdy

    Estar molesto con: to get annoyed by/with

    Brusco: abrupt

    Estar acusado/to be charge with: (to be) alleged to

    Estar de acuerdo con alguien o algo: to agree with

    Dar permiso: to agree to

    Acordar una cuestión económica: to agree on

    Considerar seriamente para después dar una opinión: (to make an _ of) appraisal

    Arduamente: ardently

    Pista de aterrizaje silvestre: airstrip

    B

    Bruscamente: brusquely

    Hacer de menos, no dar importancia: to belitle

    To be slightly puzzled and confused: (to be) bemused

    Emitir: to broadcast/broadcast/broadcast

    Idea de explotar, salir con fuerza: to burst/burst/burst

    Cardenal/moratón: bruise

    Forúnculo: boil

    Ampolla: blister

    Fat flushed old woman: blowsy

    Brío/brioso: brisk

    Tímido: bashful

    Catarro: blocked nose

    Bicho: bug

    Despegar: to blast off

    Hueso: bone. Arreglar un hueso: to set a bone

    Atar: to bind

    Problema: a bind

    Tener/contar con: to boast. Exp: “Spain boasts a great variety of climates”

    Criar: to breed

    Presumir: to boast of/abaout

    Presuntuoso: boastful

    Prohibir: to bar from

    Guiño (tic): blink

    Mochilar: to backpack

    To support: to back

    Busto: bossom

    Apenas: barely

    Brisa: breeze

    Ventisca: blizzard

    Mucho calor: baking hot

    boiling hot.

    Fuego: blaze. 2. Centellear: to blaze. 3.Arder: to blaze.

    Resumir: to boil down

    Achicar: to bail out

    Basin: pila de lavar

    Tener en cuenta: to bear in mind.

    C

    Lona, lienzo:canvas

    Camping: camping site

    Acampada libre: rough camping

    Recordar: to come round

    Estar desesperado porque ocurra algo: to crave

    Comunicar: to convey

    Acerse a la idea: to come to terms with

    Calambre: cramp

    Coagularse la sangre: to clot

    Irreflexivo: cavalier.2. Irrespetuoso

    Contusión: concussion

    Estreñimiento: constipation

    Muy pequeño, reducido: confined

    Baja: casualty

    Urgencias: casualty department

    Coherente: consistent

    Desprecio: comptent

    Contar con alg.: to count on

    Moverse muy despacio: to creep/crept/crept

    Conformar/formar: to comprise of/to

    Despreciante: comptuous

    Cintas círgenes: blank casettes

    Agarrar flojo/coger: to clasp

    Torcido: crooked

    Despreciable: comptentible

    Escote: cleavage

    Aparecer: to crop up

    Carne de cañon: cannon fodder

    Chaparrón: cloudburst

    Repollo: cabbage

    Alcanzar un compromiso: to compromise

    Adecuado, fácil: convenient

    Capa: cloak

    Persuadir, hacer moder el anzuelo: to coax

    Cojo: cripple

    Concluir, decidir: to come up with

    Frío/fresco: chilly

    Cruel: callous

    Revisión del coche: to get one´s car serviced

    Dependiendo de: consequent upon

    Aparecer en pantalla: to call up

    Desgraciado: creep

    Cartas (de navegación): (navigation) charts

    Patio: courtyard

    Calleja asfaltada: cobbled lane

    Descubrir: to come upon. 2. Encontrarse

    D

    Dishearted/ depressed: downcast

    Destreza: dexterity

    Dormir en el suelo: to doss down

    Atrevese a: to dare to

    Tenerle terror a algo: to dread +ing

    Rollo/coñazo: a drag

    Dispensar: to dispense

    Prescindir: to dispense with

    Asqueroso: distasteful

    Mareado: dizzy

    Engaño: deceit, guile

    Engañar: to deceive

    Aventureros: dashing

    Babear: to dribble

    Propinar, repartir: to deal/dealt/dealt

    Consulta del doctor: Doctor´s surgery

    Producto lácteo: dairy product

    Idear: to devise

    Apropiado: duly

    Una desgracia: a disgrace

    Mustio/aburrido: dull. 2.Nuboso: dull

    Embotar: to dull. Beber para ahogar el sufrimiento: to drink to dull the gief.

    Pardo: dun

    Muy severo: draconian

    Artificial: dummy

    Prblemas: disturbance

    Disfrazarse: to dress up.2. Vestirse elegante.

    Poner todo el cuidado en: to devote one´s utmost care in

    Fiable: dependable

    Disfrazarse/ocultar: disguise

    Detractar/criticar: to detract

    Distraer: to divert something

    to distract someone

    Deformar: distort

    To avoid: to dodge

    Pelea de cazas: dogfight

    Negar: to disclaim.2. Renunciar (propiedad)

    Empequeñecer: to dwarf

    Mostrar: to depict

    Taladrar: to drill. Hacer algo repetitivo: to drill.

    Abrocharse botones, cremalleras, cinturones: to do up buttons, zips, and belts

    Chaparrón: downpour

    Chirimiri: drizzle

    Caro (pagar caro): dearly (to pay_)

    Caverna: dungeon

    Inservible: defunct

    Irrepetuoso: dismissive

    Discriminar: to discriminate against

    Desafiar: to defy

    Caído: droppy

    Sobrecogedor/aterrador: daunting

    Carajo: damn.2. Condenar: to damn

    Pedir: to demand from

    Day after day: day in, day out

    Día a día (para cmbios graduales en el tiempo): Day by day

    Por muchos días (duración): for days on end

    E

    Fascinante: enthralling

    Aunque: even tough

    No obstante: even so

    Inútil: effete

    Evasiva: elusive

    Caricia: endearment

    Prescindible: expendable

    Relajado: easygoing

    Encarnar/personificar: to embody

    Acabar de alguna forma: to end up

    Adhesionarse: to engulf

    Enfatizar: to emphazise. Poner énfasis en: to put emphazis on

    Olmo: elm

    F

    Fluidez: fluency

    Horrible: frightful

    Pegarse: to fix

    Conjunto de animales (manada, bandada...): a flock of

    En lo que a fluidez refiere: as far as fluency goes

    Lugares de farra: fleshpots

    Amañar un partido: to fix a match

    Cumplir un deseo: to fulfil a wish

    Caza: a fighter

    Piso completamente equipado: self-contained flat

    Pelicula principal: feature film

    Salir en fila india: to file out

    Entrar en fila india: to file in

    Braguetas: flies

    Logros: feats

    Congelar: to freeze/froze/frozen

    Bromear: to fool around

    Cabrearse: to froth over

    Preocuparse: to fret over

    Lands: folds

    En buena hora: a fine time. Exp: “En buena hora me dices que no cenas aquí”

    “This is a fine time to tell me you are not going to have supper here”

    Caer: to fall/fell/fallen

    G

    Charlar: to gabble away

    Agarrar: to grip

    Conseguir que algo se te aferre: toget to the gips with.

    Lo fundamental/la idea: the gist

    Glamouroso: glitzy

    Saturar: to glut

    Extenuante: gruelling

    Raspón: a graze

    Dar una oportunidad: to give a go

    Atracarse: to gorge oneself

    Intentar comunicarse: to get through to

    Salir de la trinchera: to go over the top

    Vestido: gown

    Agarrar: tograb

    Mirar: to gaze

    Quejarse/gemir: groan

    Viento fuerte: gale

    Soplo de viento: a gust of wind

    Obstaculizar (abstracto): to hinder

    Accesorios/pijadas: gimmicks

    Sonrisa: grin

    H

    Progreso: a headway

    Protestar: to hold a protest

    Humilde: humble

    Caos: havoc

    Sujetar: to hold/held/held

    Alergia: hay fever

    Resaca: hangover

    Contratar: to hire

    Tener/llegar a una idea: to hit on/upon

    Oír alabanzas de: to hear high praise of

    Deprisa: hastily

    Desafortunado: hapless

    Granizo: hail

    To take care, to take in: to harbour

    Humedad: humidity

    Húmedo: humid

    Therefore: hence

    Dominar: to henpeck

    Calzonazos: henpecked

    Deprisa: in haste

    Peligro: hazard

    To leave: to head off

    To go: to head

    Jorobado: hunchbacked

    I

    Picar: to itch

    Adquirir: to indulge

    En contraste: in contrast

    Chubascos aislados: isolated showers/scatered showers

    Irritante: irksome

    Influenciar: to influence. Tener influencia en: to have an influence on

    Deduciendo de: inferring from

    By chance: incidentally.2. Por si acaso

    Impermeable, impasible: impervious

    J

    Articulaciones: joints

    Juzgando por: judging by

    K

    Muelle, dique: key

    Bien, apropiado: kosher

    Caseta de perro: (dog) kennel

    L

    Tapadera: lid

    Apoyarse: to lean against

    Pensión: lodging house

    Echarse la culpa: to lay the blame at one´s door

    Lánguido, apático: listless

    Bombilla: lightbulb

    Pérdida: loss. No saber cómo reaccionar; “to be at a loss”

    Loable: laudable

    Ni siquiera: let alone

    Asomarse por la ventana: to lean out of the window

    Asomarse: to lean over

    Animarse: liven up

    Yacer: li/lay/lain

    Forro interior de la ropa: lining

    M

    Tomar una decisión: to make a decision

    Travieso: mischievous

    Bloques de pesos: multi-storey-bloacks

    Sarampión: measless

    Mal: malaise

    Misa: mass

    Portarse mal: to misbehave

    Oscuro: murk

    Niebla: mist

    Bromas: mockery

    Hacerse/ser una ruina: to make a loss

    N

    Regañar: to nag

    Insensibilidad: numbness

    Nato, innatos: naïve

    O

    Operar: to operate on

    Quirófano: operating theatre

    Remo: oar

    Todo lo contrario: on the contrary

    Por otra parte: otherwise

    Por otro lado: on the other hand

    Agradecido: (to be) obliged

    Porque: on account of

    Nuboso: overcast

    Extrovertido: outgoing

    De forma abrumadora, abrumadoramente: overwhelmingly

    Posibilidades: odds

    P

    Mirar por un agujero: to peep

    Oprimir, perseguir de forma injusta: to persecute

    Perseguir legalmente: to prosecute

    To chase: to pursue

    Abrirse paso: to plough through

    to plow through

    Cotorrear: to prattle away

    Apoyarse: to prop

    Conservantes: preservatives

    Ritmo: pace

    Escayolar: to put in plaster

    Buzón: pillarbox

    Peste: plague

    Rechoncho: plump

    Muelle civil: pier

    Machacar: to pound

    Mirar detenidamente: to peer

    Jadear de agotamiento: to pant

    Tirón: pulled muscles

    sprained muscles

    Aguacero: pouring rain

    pissing down

    Plácido: placid

    Desfile: parade

    Elogio: praise

    Loable: praiseworthy

    Q

    Old-fashioned: quaint

    R

    Carne cruda: raw meat

    Incesante: relentless

    Tomar una decisión: to reach a decisión

    Vallas de metal: railings

    Remar: to row

    Catarro: running nose

    Arroyo: ravine

    Round way: pista de aterrizaje

    Diarrea: running stomach

    Sarpullido: rush

    Ataque y retirada: to raid

    Retaguardia: rearguard

    Felpudo: rug

    Repetirse (un incidente): to recur

    Devolver: to retract

    Repetidamente: repeteadly

    Rodar: to roll

    S

    Cuerda: string

    Escalar: to scale

    Pánico escénico: stage fright

    Sombrío: shady

    Asentarse: to settle down

    Buscar: seek/sought/sought

    Agitar: shake/shook/shaken

    Encoge: to shrink/shrank/shrunk

    Quemarse lentamente/consumirse: to smoulder

    Provocativo, ardiente: smouldering

    To train fighting: to spar

    Sombrío: sombre

    To go across: to span

    Tomar notas: to scrap

    Costra: scab

    Trastabillarse: to stumble .Trastabillarse en sus palabras: to stumble over one´s words

    Felipar: to splutter

    Tartamudear: to stammer

    Estenuante: strenuous

    Embolia: stroke

    Gran cantidad: score (by the score) (in scores)

    Coser: to sew/sewed/sewn

    Arbustos: schruberies

    Subir muy rápido: to soar into the sky

    Torre picuda: spire

    Rich/big: stately

    Poder adquisitivo: spending power

    Pegarse (pegamento): to stick

    Desprecio: scorn

    Despreciable: scornful

    Tensión: stress

    Tensión: strain

    Tensión&tensión: stress&strain

    Enervar: to stir

    Hinchado: swelling

    Punto: stich

    Sedante: sedative

    Dejado: sloven

    Destornillador: screw

    Camisa de fuerza: straitjacket

    Atornillar/desatornillar: to screw

    Tío chulo, listillo: smart alec

    Dejadez: slovenliness

    Ser un caos: to be a shambles

    Partir: to set forth

    Apenas: scarcely

    Estar destinado (sentido militar): to be stationed

    Metralla: schrapnel

    Bad behaviour: solecism

    Calar: to soak

    Estar calado: to be soaked to the skin

    Moverse como un ratón: to scurry

    Atizar el fuego: to stoke

    Agarrar: to seize

    Estufa/cocina: stove

    Brotar: spring/sprang/sprung

    Romperse en cachitos: to shatter

    Calor sofocante: stiffling heat

    Calor y humedad: sultry

    Aguanieve: sleet

    Esparcir: to scater

    Cazar: to stalk

    Laziness: sloth

    Dejadez (mental): sloppiness

    Cuajar: to set

    Hosco: sullen

    Hosquedad: sulleness

    De forma hosca: sullenly

    Mancillar: to sully

    Sutil: subtle

    Refugio: shelter (to take, to give)

    Marca de carácter: (to have a) streak

    Grito, chillido: screech

    Sobresaltar, sorprender: to startle

    En solitario: single-handed

    Chispa: spark

    Mocoso: snoffy

    T

    Tenia: tapeworm

    Tomar una decisión: to take a decision

    Probar: to try +ing

    Intentar: to try +inf

    Elegante: tasteful

    Soso: tasteless

    Teja: tile

    To get worse: to turn sour

    To decrease at a gentle pace: to tapper off

    Andar por detrás: to trail

    Sabroso: tasty

    Invitar: to treat som. to

    Exhausto: tired out

    Castigar dura y legalmente: to throw the book at som.

    Por ahora: For the time being

    Una y otra vez: time and time again

    Pellero: truant (to play): hacer pellas

    Golpear: to tap

    Trueno: thunderclap

    That´s why: therefore

    Frustrar, malograr: to thwart

    Experimentar: to try out

    U

    Experimentar, transformar: to undergo

    No pvimentado: unpaved

    Llevar a cabo: to undertake

    to carry out

    Tranquilo: unwind

    Desabrocharse los botones, las cremalleras, los cinturones: to undo buttons, zips and belts

    Empeorar: to undermin

    Revisar: to under view

    V

    Garantizar: to vouch

    To believe: to vindicate

    Camiseta: vest

    Saltar por encima de algo: to vault

    Furgoneta: van

    Valorar algo: to value

    Cruel: vicious

    W

    Estela: wake

    Ingenioso: witty

    Idea genial: wheeze

    Moverse como la gelatina: to wobble

    Entrenar: to work out

    Entrenamiento: work out

    To hold back, not to give: withold

    Exhausto: worn out

    Arrugas: warts Estar cubiertos de arrugas: tobe covered in warts

    Rechoncho: web-padded

    Chirrido: whine

    Sauce: willow

    Partícula enfática negativa que complementa al nombre: whatsoever

    Salario: wage

    Extreme: wretched

    Extremely: wretchedly