Spanish Vocab 9

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temerario

reckless

el ademán

the gesture

hacer ademán de

make as if to

rescatar

to rescue

acudir al rescate de

to come to the rescue of

acudir

to show up, attend, to turn to

acudir a una cita

to show up for an appointment

A casa quemada acudir con el agua

Show up with water after the house is burnt down. (i.e., Close the barn door after the horse gets out.)

la peste, la plaga

the plague (2)

a través de

via, by means of, through (through the years, through a window, through my friend)

cerrado

enclosed

el ambiente

environment, atmosphere, "scene"

la cuerda

the rope, string (regular, of violin, bow, racket)

rodear

to surround

una hormiga

an ant

envuelto

wrapped up, involved

un don, un talento

a gift, talent (2)

valioso

valuable

un través

a crossbeam, a misfortune

la arroba

the "at" sign: @

el comportamiento

the behavior

comportarse, portarse

to behave (2)

gracias por invitarnos

Thanks for inviting us

una experiencia

an experience

sano

healthy

la lana

the wool

el algodón

the cotton

el cuero

the leather

la fibra de vidrio

the fiberglass

el vidrio

the glass

aislado

insulated

el hormigón

the concrete

el metal

the metal

estoy de vuelta

I'm back

Sudamérica

South America

la frontera

the border (of country)

el borde

the edge, border

está a una hora de la ciudad

It's one hour from the city.

me alegra que...

I'm glad that / It makes me happy that

Por lo tanto, por consiguiente

therefore, so, as a consequence (2)

hoy en día

nowadays, these days

un refresco

a soft drink, a cold drink

Me das ganas de ir.

You make me want to go.

pedir

to order, request

una asignatura

a subject (in school)

el 18 de setiembre

Chile's national holiday

un semáforo

a traffic light

un atasco

a traffic jam

los mejoramientos

the improvements

sorprendente

surprising

tener pendiente

to have pending / on one's list

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