Vocabulary

Vocabulario de Inglés. Verbos, sustantivos y adjetivos. Expresiones

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Abjurar, rechazar: abhor

To state repeatedly: to affirm.

Asistir a clase: to attend.

Ayudar: to attend to.

Agobiarse: to agonise over.

Arreglar: to amend

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

Excitar/estimular: to arouse

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

Estar molesto con: to get annoyed by/with

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

Hacer de menos, no dar importancia: to belitle

Emitir: to broadcast/broadcast/broadcast

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

Despegar: to blast off

Arreglar un hueso: to set a bone

Atar: to bind

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

Criar: to breed

To bid: to offer

Presumir: to boast of/abaout

Prohibir: to bar from

Mochilar: to backpack

To support: to back

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

Resumir: to boil down

Achicar: to bail out

Tener en cuenta: to bear in mind.

Temer: to be loathed to

Recordar: to come round

Estar desesperado porque ocurra algo: to crave

Comunicar: to convey

Acerse a la idea: to come to terms with

Coagularse la sangre: to clot

Contar con alg.: to count on

Moverse muy despacio: to creep/crept/crept

Conformar/formar: to comprise of/to

Agarrar flojo/coger: to clasp

Aparecer: to crop up

Alcanzar un compromiso: to compromise

Persuadir, hacer moder el anzuelo: to coax

Concluir, decidir: to come up with

Consistir :consist of

Aparecer en pantalla: to call up

Descubrir: to come upon. 2. Encontrarse

Dormir en el suelo: to doss down

Atrevese a: to dare to

Tenerle terror a algo: to dread +ing

Dispensar: to dispense

Prescindir: to dispense with

Engañar: to deceive

Babear: to dribble

Propinar, repartir: to deal/dealt/dealt

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

Disfrazarse: to dress up.2. Vestirse elegante.

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

Disfrazarse/ocultar: disguise

Detractar/criticar: to detract

Distraer: to divert something

to distract someone

Deformar: distort

To avoid: to dodge

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

Discriminar: to discriminate against

Idear: to devise

Desafiar: to defy

Condenar: to damn

Pedir: to demand from

Encarnar/personificar: to embody

Acabar de alguna forma: to end up

Adhesionarse: to engulf

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

Pegarse: to fix

Amañar un partido: to fix a match

Cumplir un deseo: to fulfil a wish

Estimar ( conceptos relativos al dinero): to estimate at; Portugal´s debt is estimated at 5

Salir en fila india: to file out

Entrar en fila india: to file in

Congelar: to freeze/froze/frozen

Bromear: to fool around

Cabrearse: to froth over

Preocuparse: to fret over

Caer: to fall/fell/fallen

Charlar: to gabble away

Agarrar: to grip

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

Saturar: to glut

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

Agarrar: to grab

Mirar: to gaze

Quejarse/gemir: groan

Obstaculizar (abstracto): to hinder

Protestar: to hold a protest

Celebrar: to host

Sujetar: to hold/held/held

Contratar: to hire

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

Oír alabanzas de: to hear high praise of

Dominar: to henpeck

To leave: to head off

To go: to head

Picar: to itch

Adquirir: to indulge

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

Deduciendo de: inferring from

Juzgando por: judging by

Apoyarse: to lean against

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

No saber cómo reaccionar; “to be at a loss

Asomarse por la ventana: to lean out of the window

Asomarse: to lean over

Animarse: liven up

Yacer: lie/lay/lain

Tomar una decisión: to make a decision

Portarse mal: to misbehave

Hacerse/ser una ruina: to make a loss

Regañar: to nag

To neglect (+inf): negarse a algo

Operar: to operate on

Mirar por un agujero: to peep

Oprimir, perseguir de forma injusta: to persecute

Perseguir legalmente: to prosecute

To chase: to pursue

Tender a (to tend to): to prone to

Abrirse paso: to plough through

to plow through

Cotorrear: to prattle away

Apoyarse: to prop

Machacar: to pound

Mirar detenidamente: to peer

Jadear de agotamiento: to pant

To provoke, to cause: to prompt

Tomar una decisión: to reach a decisión

Remar: to row

Ataque y retirada: to raid

Rechazar algo: to refuse (+inf)

Repetirse (un incidente): to recur

Devolver: to retract

Rozar: to rub

Rodar: to roll

To prove something to be wrong: to refute

Escalar: to scale

To rush forward: to surge

Asentarse: to settle down

Buscar: seek/sought/sought

Sembrar: to sow

Agitar: shake/shook/shaken

Encoge: to shrink/shrank/shrunk

Quemarse lentamente/consumirse: to smoulder

To train fighting: to spar

To go across: to span

Tomar notas: to scrap

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

Felipar: to splutter

Tartamudear: to stammer

Mimar, arruinar: to spoil

Estafar, timar: to swindle

Coser: to sew/sewed/sewn

Subir muy rápido: to soar into the sky

Pegarse (pegamento): to stick

Enervar: to stir

Atornillar/desatornillar: to screw

Ser un caos: to be a shambles

Partir: to set forth

Estar destinado (sentido militar): to be stationed

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

Manchar: to stain

Brotar: spring/sprang/sprung

Romperse en cachitos: to shatter

Cazar: to stalk

Empujar: to shive

Cuajar: to set

Mancillar: to sully

Refugiar: shelter (to take, to give)

Marca de carácter: (to have a) streak

Sobresaltar, sorprender: to startle

Tomar una decisión: to take a decision

Probar: to try +ing

Intentar: to try +inf

To get worse: to turn sour

To take out a subscription: suscribirse a

To decrease at a gentle pace: to tapper off

Andar por detrás: to trail

Invitar: to treat som. to

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

Frustrar, malograr: to thwart

Experimentar: to try out

Experimentar, transformar: to undergo

Llevar a cabo: to undertake

to carry out

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

Empeorar: to undermin

Revisar: to under view

Garantizar: to vouch

To believe: to vindicate

Saltar por encima de algo: to vault

Saltar por encima de algo: to vault

Estimar algo(que no tenga que ver con dinero) en dinero: to value at, a picture, a desk...

Moverse como la gelatina: to wobble

Entrenar: to work out

Deasaparecer a un ritmo gentil: to wane

Deshacerse de algo: to write off

Mandar/enviar: To write off to… for…

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

    Pelo

    bald, balding, bald patch, a receiding hairline.

    Greasy, thining, to have dandroff

    To have a parting on the left/right, to have a fringe

    Shoulder-length, straight back, plaits, pony/pig tail

    Expresiones:

    To keep one´s hair on

    Head &mind& sleep

    To have a good head for figures

    To have one´s head in the clouds

    To pick one´s brain

    To be head over heels (in love)

    To have in mind

    To try not to lose a sleep over something A wink of sleep

    To have 40 winks of sleep

    Tez, rasgos y cara

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

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

    Expresiones

    To be two-faced: to be treacherous

    Orejas

    sticking out

    Expresiones

    To ring true

    To play something by ear (improvisar)

    Ojos, cejas y pestañas

    Eyes: sunken, startled look, twinkle, close-set, squint

    Ways of looking


    to catch a glimpse, to catch someone´s eye, to eye, to glare, to gaze, to glower, to goggle, to glance, to observe, to ogle at, to peer, to peep, to stare, to scowl, to

    scrutinise

    to blink (parpadear) to wink (guiñar)


    Words to do with light


    Twinkle. “In the twinkle of an eye”

    Dazzled. “to be dazzled by her beauty”

    Glow (resplandeciente). “In glowing terms” (de forma elogiosa)

    Shine. “to shine at”.

    Flash

    Flicker. “the candle flickered in breeze”

    Sparkle (resplandeciente, chispa). “a sparkle of recognition” “to lack sparkle”

    Flare. “to flare up” (to increase suddenly)



    Eyebrows: bushy

    Eyelash.

    Nariz snub, acquiline

    Expresiones

    To pay through the nose (to pay a fortune)

    To smell a rat (to be suspicious)

    Boca, labios, barbilla y papada:

    Boca, sonrisa: grin, leer (cómplice)

    Ways of speaking


    To stammer

    To whisper

    boisterous


    To splutter

    To stumble over a word

    To mumble

    To mutter

    To chatter

    To whine, to drone


    Ways of laughing

    To cackle: to guffaw

    To giggle: to snigger

    To titter

    To chuckle: to chortle

    To simper


    Expresiones

    To be long in the tooth (to be old, las encias se retiran con la edad)

    By the skin of one´s teeth (very close to do something, por los pelos)

    To be on the tip of one´s tongue

    To speak tongue-in-cheek

    To be born with a silver spoon in one´s mouth (nacer con suerte o en rica familia)

    To live from hand to mouth (to live on a very small amount of money)

    To fell down in the mouth (to feel bad)

    To bellow with laughter

    Labios: protruding, purse

    Barbilla: firm, cleft/dimpled, double chin

    Barba, bigote, patillas.

    barba: clean shaven, three days stubble, five o´clock shadow, mattered, tangled.

    Bigote: droopy

    patillas: sideburns

    Warts, freckles and moles.

    Hands

    Expresiones:

    To be on one´s hands To be tight fisted to be up in arms

    To get a golden handshake To thumb a lift (to be angry)

    To catch someone red handed (to catch someone in fragrante)

    To have time on one´s hands (to have spare time)

    Chest

    Expresiones:

    To get something off one´s chest

    To make a clean breast

    Heart

    To learn by heart

    To take something to heart

    To do something with a heavy heart

    Stomach

    Expresiones:

    To have a strong stomach

    To have butterflies in one´s stomach (to be nervous)

    Back

    To put one´s back into

    Feet & legs

    Ways of walking


    To amble

    To creep

    ¿To gabble?

    To saunter

    To limp

    To stride

    To toddle

    To trot

    To trudge

    To stagger

    To dash

    To plod


    Expresiones:

    To get cold feet To take smthing into your stride To stretch one´s legs

    To put a foot in To get into one´s stride

    To foot the bill To make great strides

    To get off on the wrong foot (empezar con mal pie)

    Blood

    Expresiones:

    Blood is thicker than water: La familia es más importante que uno mismo (fig.)

    To make one´s blood boil

    Bones

    Expresiones:

    To feel something in one´s bones (presentir)

    Nerves:

    Expresiones:

    To have a nerve (tener cara)

    To lost one´s nerve: to lose one´s self confidence

    Skin

    Expresiones:

    To have something under one´s skin: Estar muy acostumbrado a algo o a alguien

    Español

    Reírse socarronamente/ cacarear

    Reírse entre dientes

    Tímido

    Apresurado

    Apresurarse

    Decepcionar

    Romper

    Desordenado

    Aburrido (ropa)

    Zumbar

    Mirar

    Ostentoso

    Quisquilloso

    Reír nerviosamente

    Mirar mal

    Brillo

    Mirar mal

    Mirar con ojos como platos

    Cojear

    Caído

    Miserable

    Susurrar

    Descortés

    Indiferente

    Caminar lenta y pesadamente

    Pasear

    Mirar con el ceño fruncido

    Examinar

    Reír como un tonto

    Sonri. cómplice

    Elegante

    Tambalearse

    Caminar (bebe)

    Trotar

    Inglés

    to cackle

    to chuckle

    coy

    dash

    to dash

    to dash

    dishevelled

    dowdy

    to drone

    to eye

    flashy

    fussy

    to giggle

    to glare

    glare

    to glower

    to goggle

    to limp

    limp

    morose

    mumble

    offhand

    offhand

    to plod

    to saunter

    to scowl

    to scrutinise

    to simper

    smirk

    spruce

    to stagger

    to toddle

    to trot

    Sinonim(s)

    to guffaw

    to chortle

    hasten, hurry

    to rush, to dart

    to disappoint

    to tear

    scruffy

    drab, dull

    to hum

    to gaze at, to ogle

    showy, gaudy

    picky

    to snigger, to titter

    to look fiercely

    dazzle

    to look daggers

    to hobble

    flaccid

    blue, down in the dumps

    mutter, whisper

    discourteous, cavalier

    careless, heedless

    to trudge, to tramp

    to wander

    to inspect, to pore over

    leer

    dapper

    to reel, to sway

    to jog, to walk briskly

    Antonim

    brazen

    amble

    chic

    laid-back

    cheery

    polite

    conscious

    scruffy

    Meter paja

    Aullar, lloriquear, quejarse

    to waffle

    to whine

    to gobbledygook