abrocharse

to fasten, to buckle up

añorar, echar de menos

to miss (a person)

asegurar

to assure

asumir

to take on a role

atravesar (e:ie)

to go through

castigar

to punish

consolar (o:ue)

to console

desanimar

to discourage

desbancar

to oust

desear

to wish

durar

to last

encajar

to fit in (socially); to match (shape wise)

manejar

to handle (a situation); to drive

otorgar

to award

pasarse

to go too far

ponerse

to become (emotion); to place oneself

portarse

to behave

regañar

to scold

reponer fuerzas

to recover

retar

to challenge

señalar

to point to

soportar

to put up with

suceder

to happen

tartamudear

to stutter

tumbarse

to lie down

arriesgarse a

to risk

exponerse a

to exponse onself to

parecerse a

to resemble

pertenecer a (zco)

to belong to

ponerse a + inf.

to start to (do something)

conformarse con

to be satisfied with

contentarse con

to make do with

entretenerse con

to amuse oneself with

quedar bien con

to make a good impression on

quedar mal con

to make a bad impression on

romper con

to break up with

avergonzarse de (o:ue)

to be ashamed of

burlarse de

to make fun of

cansarse de

to become tired of

depender de

to depend on

presumir de (ser guapo/a)

to think one (is good-looking)

quejarse de

to complain about

apoyar

to support

apoyarse en

to lean/rely on

empeñarse en

to insist on

esforzarse en (o:ue)

to try very hard to

tener motivos para

to have reasons for

interesarse por

to take an interest in

tener por

to take for

el/la adepto/a

the devotee

el agradecimiento

the gratitude

la amistad

the friendship

el/la anciano/a

the elderly man/woman

el apuro

the predicament

la autoestima

the self-esteem

el personaje

the character (of a book)

el carácter

the set of personal virtues

el comportamiento

the behavior

el cuero

the leather

los deportes de riesgo

the extreme sports

los derechos humanos

the human rights

el desempleo

the unemployment

el diseño

the design

el disparate

the silly/stupid thing/action

la edad adulta

the adulthood

la etapa

the phase

la facha

the appearance (col.)

el fallo

the mistake

la falta de ortografía

the spelling mistake

el filón

the gold mine (col.)

el ingreso

the entry (into a country)

la jerga

the slang

el lazo

the bow; the link

el mando

the remote control

la marca

the brand

la mayúscula

the capital letter

la navaja

the pocketknife

la niñez

the childhood

el pacifismo

the pacifism

el paso

the step

el peso

the weight (numerical figure)

la pinta

the appearance

el portal

the doorway

el/la quinceañero/a

the fifteen-year-old

el rasgo

the feature

el recuerdo

the memory

el rollo

the bore (slang)

el síntoma

the symptom

el sondeo

the survey

el tamaño

the size

el tatuaje

the tattoo

el temor

the fear

el terreno

the terrain

el tino

the common sense

el tipo

the type, sort; the guy

el/la treintañero/a

the thirty-year-old

el/la veintiañero/a

the twenty-year-old

el voluntariado

the voluntary service

ajustado/a(s)

tight

atrevido/a(s)

daring

caído/a(s)

fallen; droopy

capacitado/a(s)

qualified, trained

complejo/a(s)

complex

gracioso/a(s)

funny

inculto/a(s)

uncultured

inseguro/a(s)

unsafe

leal(es)

loyal

maduro/a(s)

mature

orgulloso/a(s)

proud

preocupante(s)

worrisome

prodigioso/a(s)

marvelous

realista(s)

realistic

rebelde(s)

rebellious

revoltoso/a(s)

mischievious

solidario/a(s)

in solidarity, supportive

teñido/a(s)

dyed

tolerante(s)

tolerant

alrededor de

around

de pronto

suddenly

efectivamente

effectively

a pesar de

despite

al fin y al cabo

finally

de última generación

most recent

de verdad

really

desde el punto de vista de

from the point of view of

en serio

seriously

hacer locuras

to do crazy things

no estar para bromas

to not be in a joking mood

no ser para tanto

to not be such a big deal

para ser sincero/a(s)

to be sincere

por lo visto

apparently

por más que

no matter how hard

por poco

by little

por si acaso

if by any chance

por supuesto

of course

por todas partes

everywhere

por último

finally

¡Qué lata!

What a bore!

¡Qué lío!

What a mess!

sacar partido de

to profit from

se mire por donde se mire

wherever one looks

sin embargo

nevertheless

sin ninguna duda

without any doubt

tarde o temprano

sooner or later

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