| ABET [tr]|
i.e. In fact, those decisions had aided and abetted the financial crisis that brought our country to its knees.
| ACCOMPANY, accompanies [tr]|
i.e. It's a valid point that the signers did not know what, if anything, would accompany their signatures.
| APPEAL [i]|
i.e. the authorities appealed for calm
|hacer un llamamiento, rogar, suplicar|
| APPEASE |
i.e. The move is an effort to appease Beijing as Google seeks to renew its license to operate in mainland China.
i.e. How is that going to assuage the anger of the protesters?
|disipar, aliviar, calmar|
i.e. The United States trade deficit ballooned to $49.9 billion.
|incrementar o crecer rapidamente|
| BAN, banning (forbid)|
i.e. Short-term rentals are banned in New York City, and a senator explains why.
| BAR, barring|
i.e. Ms. Kazakova had been barred from seeing her.
|prohibir, obstruir, impedir|
|BEAR 1. I have born my people's pain||soportar (problemas)|
| BEAR 2|
i.e. those who purchase gasoline and any product derived from crude oil will bear the costs
|llevar, soportar, aguantar|
|BEAT. He has beaten a man to DEATH!||golpear a alguien|
| BECKON. |
i.e. The online advertisements for the Web site classesandcareers.com beckon potential college students to "Go back to school and get your share of the stimulus money."
|atraer, llamar por señas|
| BET, betting |
i.e. Oh, I bet it's going to be fun.
i.e. President Barack Obama on Thursday blamed the delay on recalcitrant Republicans whom he said had given in to the "pressures of partisanship and election-year politics."
i.e. It is not the kind of choice that makes one leap up and blow hard into a vuvuzela.
i.e. But Asamoah Gyan blew his chance to give Ghana a 2-1 victory by shooting the ball off the bar and out of play.
| 1. soplar|
| BLUR, blurring|
i.e. Looking at the specifics of each departure only blurs the overall problem underlying the trend.
|desdibujar, hacer borroso|
| BOLSTER. |
i.e. The bank has taken steps recently to bolster its North American presence.
| BOOST. |
i.e. Fiscal stimulus aims to boost economic activity.
I can boost the signal and we can try again.
|impulsar, fomentar, aumentar|
| BORROW. |
i.e. Encouraging banks to lend more and small businesses to borrow more isn't necessarily the answer to our problems.
|pedir o tomar prestado|
i.e. a back condition that bothers her constantly
|molestar, incomodar (dolor)|
i.e. Its curious acoustic bounced every crumb sound.
| BURP [tr]|
Wait for the baby to burp and put her to bed.
|To cause (a baby) to expel gas from the stomach, as by patting the back after feeding.|
i.e. I hope he continues to carve his own niche in the Hip-Hop world.
| CLAIM. |
i.e. He claims to have been visited by space aliens in yellow suits at his Moscow apartment.
| COBBLE TOGETHER. |
i.e. As labor leaders and Senate Democrats work intensely to cobble together 60 votes in the Senate to salvage a bill.
|reunir a toda prisa|
| COMPRISE |
i.e. Control was comprised of three immortal LCL strains.
i.e. They conveyed their message clearly
| 1. expresar, comunicar |
3. Transmtir (enfermedades)
i.e. She looked cowed and was too old to sell.
| CRASH. crashes|
i.e. Economy crashes last week
|afectar, chocar, golpear (como las olas)|
|CURTAIL, we curtailed our walk a few hundred meters.||restringir, reducir|
i.e. But both drugs have side effects that could dampen sales, analysts said.
| 1. disminuir|
| DARE |
i.e. How dare Congress take a vacation. How dare they show such disdain for the American economy and for our 15 million unemployed workers.
i.e. And then one day, after years of being dazzled with U.S. business ways, the Irish and their economy came crashing down.
| DEAL WITH [i]|
i.e. The article dealt with rising numbers of students attending university.
|To be occupied or concerned|
| DEFY, defies|
i.e. The Belgians make a lot of beers that defy categorization.
i.e. Iran defied a series of Security Council resolutions.
| 1. escapa, derrota, frustra, hace difícil|
| DELIVER. |
i.e. We have the network to deliver the device.
i.e. The department analyzes victim reports daily, and deploys additional manpower to the places where crime is increasing.
| DESPISE. |
i.e. There are some shows that people despise and some that people love.
| DIG, digging|
i.e. Wells that have been dug into relatively shallow aquifers produce drinking water
| DIGRESS. disgresses|
i.e. We must now digress briefly to introduce some fundamental chemistry.
| DISOWN [tr]|
i.e. to disown one's son.
| DITCH, ditches|
i.e. Why should the Germans or Scandinavians have to ditch their pensions, health care and vacations, if — unlike the Irish, the Spanish and the Greeks — they've managed to pay for them all these years?
|abandonar, renunciar a|
| DIVISIVE |
i.e. Congress may consider the issue too divisive to deal with before the November elections.
|divisivo, que causa división|
i.e. he doused himself with cologne
i.e. the fireman doused the flames
| 1. empapar, bañarse|
2. apagar las llamas
| DRAG, dragging|
i.e. A man found lying on the side of the road on Sunday after being dragged by a sport utility vehicle for about three-quarters of a mile.
| DRAPE |
i.e. Hannibal was working over the draped body.
i.e. She was drenched with sweat.
|cover with liquid|
i.e. He ducked back into the museum, then the light went off again.
i.e. If years have elapsed, the animal will produce a secondary immune response.
| ELICIT. |
i.e. Erotic Images Elicit Strong Response From Brain
|provocar, inducir, (un respuesta que no es facil o evidente de obtener), obtener|
| EMBRACE. |
i.e. By 57 percent to 37 percent, voters in these districts embrace the proposition that "President Obama's economic policies have run up a record federal deficit.
|abrazar, acoger, adoptar|
| ENCOMPASS, encompasses|
i.e. The transforming potential of EBV is maintained within about one-third of the viral genome encompassing these genes.
| ENGAGE IN. [i]|
i.e. students who regularly engage in vigorous exercise get better grades.
|To involve oneself or become occupied, participate.|
| ENSUE. |
i.e. A twilight period ensues during which doubts grow and more and more people lose faith, but the prevailing trend is sustained by inertia.
|seguir o resultar|
| ESPOUSE |
i.e. "I do not espouse the unitarian position," Ms. Kagan wrote.
| EXPEL. |
i.e. In 2003 the government sought to expel an estimated 100000 illegal immigrants.
i.e. A woman who fainted was carried away by guests.
| FETCH. fetches|
i.e. In most species of birds, males and females take turns incubating the eggs and fetching insects for the fledglings.
|1. traer, ir por|
| FLEE. |
i.e. Search continues for Mass. man who fled prison,
| FOOL, DECEIVE.|
i.e. Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer says, "I think the way I carried on so quickly fooled the referee".
| FORGE. |
i.e. Mr. Chávez has also forged defense ties with China, Iran and Russia, and sees those alliances as a counterweight to American power in Latin America.
i.e. I am more frightened of the central government than I am of Al Qaeda.
| FUEL [tr]|
i.e. Such thinking is further fuelled by interesting occurences in nature
|To support or stimulate the activity or existence of|
| GARNERED. |
i.e. Since 2000, the Williams sisters have garnered eight women's singles championships.
| GATHER. |
i.e. Everyone gathers to talk & eat
|reunir, acercarse, juntarse|
i.e. Even with perfect economic foresight, the impact on corporate performance would be hard to gauge.
|estimar,calcular, medir precisamente|
| GRAB, grabbing|
i.e. South Africa nearly grabbed a victory in the 90th minute, when forward Katlego Mphela ran down a long ball in the penalty area.
|agarrar (físicamente algo), aprovechar, apropiarse|
| GREET. |
i.e. It's very common to greet people by just saying "hey".
i.e. The molecular analysis of EBV has been hampered by the absence of a permissive tissue culture system for propagation of the virus.
| HANDLE. |
i.e. It may also be that the Jabulani is harder for outfield players to handle as well.
|tratar, manipular, manejar|
i.e. EBV-positive tumors and EBV- transformed B lymphoblastoid cells harbor multiple copies of circularized episomal and/or integrated EBV genomes.
| HARNESS, harnesses|
i.e. When we unlock the mystery of gravity and harness it the way we have harnessed the electron, we will be able to do things we can't even
| HOG, hogging [tr]|
i.e. And China cannot keep hogging the global export market.
i.e. The essential weakness of the Soviet Union was exposed: to survive, the regime had to imprison its own population.
| INCREASE. |
i.e. The number of security incidents increased significantly.
| JETTISON [tr] |
i.e. to jettison old clothes
|to throw away; abandon|
| LAUD. |
i.e. Invoking Oil Crisis, Obama Lauds Clean Energy.
| LAUNCH. launches|
i.e. Americans launch offensive to help Afghan government.
|Lanzar, Emprender, fundar|
| LEAN. |
i.e. Hannibal leaned against a pillar.
i.e. Cha Du-Ri crosses from the right gorgeously to Park Ji-sung, who nails a header that forces Fernando Muslera to leap to his left.
| LEND. |
i.e. Encouraging banks to lend more and small businesses to borrow more isn't necessarily the answer to our problems.
| LESSEN. |
i.e. Keep immunisations up to date to lessen the risk of serious illness..
i.e. Don't lick your books.
| LULL [tr]|
The sound of the waves lulled him to sleep
|to soothe (a person or animal) by soft sounds or motions|
| MINGLE. |
i.e. The faculty mingled with the trustees.
i.e. The old man mistook the buzzer for his own rasping breath.
| MOP, mopping|
i.e. She mopped the kitchen floor
i.e. We mourn the loss of a dear friend.
|Llorar a alguien, estar de duelo|
i.e. He held a handkerchief over the mouthpiece to muffle his voice.
i.e. He muster all his bravery.
| NAG, nagging|
i.e. The more Sarah nagged her, the more stubborn Cissie became.
|cansar, molestar (a una persona)|
| NAP [i]|
The security services were clearly caught napping.
|To sleep for a brief period, often during the day; doze.|
| OFFSET, offsetting|
i.e. Workers are demanding higher pay to offset an increase in inflation and soaring food and property prices.
| OVERHAUL |
i.e. You should overhaul your car engine
|To examine or go over carefully for needed repairs.|
| OVERSEE. |
i.e. The mediator who oversaw the 9/11 victims compensation fund.
He was overwhelmed by a longing for times past.
|Aplastar, abrumar, inundar, sobrepasar|
| OWE. |
i.e. All told, Spain, Ireland, Portugal and Greece owe nearly $1.6 trillion to banks.
|deber (de deuda)|
| PANT [i]|
i.e. He was panting with the effort of the climb.
|To breathe rapidly in short gasps, as after exertion.|
i.e. European governments pare spending.
| PEEP. |
i.e. She opens resolutely shut doors and peeps into the private lives of servants.
| PERTAINS TO [i]|
i.e. the product pertains to real user needs
|to be appropriate|
| PRAISE. |
i.e. Queiroz went out of his way to offer his condolences to Coach Kim and to praise the North Koreans' dignity and sportsmanship.
| PRIME [tr]|
i.e. guard dogs primed for attack
|To make ready, prepare.|
| PUNISH, punishes|
i.e. It makes sense that the most extreme crime would be punished the most.
| RAISE |
i.e. It was not enough money to buy a house or raise a child.
|aumentar (temperatura, presión), criar.|
| RECALL [tr]|
i.e. Recall that contractions are two words combined.
i.e. Economists reckon that the further a team progresses in the soccer tournament the greater the lift to its national economy.
i.e. He was referred to a specialist.
i.e. What situation should you refrain from passing another vehicle?
| REGARD |
i.e. she regards as "steady" and "reserved"
|considerar, con respecto a|
i.e. I regret any offence caused.
i.e. Carlos relieves his pain with those pills.
|aliviar (dolor), liberar (de una obligación)|
| RELY ON, relies on |
i.e. Germany is relying on foreign demand to drive its economic rebound.
| RENDER |
i.e. The loss of soil to desert sands renders most of the land unusable for agriculture.
| RESORT. |
i.e. We have resorted to the tactics we claim to be fighting against.
| RUB, rubbing|
i.e. He applied the oli and rubbed his arm vigorously.
i.e. He rummaged in the manifold contents of his pockets for a key.
i.e. South of Tripolitania is the Fazzan region, which is largely made up of sandy desert but has a number of scattered oases
i.e. I have a court order to seize the picture.
|incautar, agarrar, tomar, detener (a una persona)|
| SEW UP|
i.e. She sewed up his socks.
| SHOVE, |
i.e. Obama wants to shove through an amnesty program.
i.e. kids really are shrieking more these days.
| SHRINK. |
i.e. Reagan and the two Bushes all promised to shrink government, shrink spending, increase tax breaks, and produce less government at a lower cost.
i.e. We will see, hear, and shudder.
| SLASH, slashes|
i.e. Ireland, which the government has slashed pay for nurses, professors and other public workers by up to 20 percent, is faced with more belt-tightening.
| SLIP, slipping|
i.e. He slipped on snow and falls
| SMUGGLE. |
i.e. Ms. Shalev wrote, the flotilla might be used to try to smuggle weapons into Gaza.
| SPARK [tr]|
i.e. The incident sparked a controversy.
| SPOIL [i] |
i.e. Tthe fruit must be eaten before it spoils
|to become unfit for consumption or use|
| STARE. |
i.e. So I want you to know that it makes me uncomfortable when you stare at my chest.
| STARTLED |
i.e. That really startled me.
|To alarm, frighten, or surprise suddenly.|
i.e. This observation contrasts with a previous report stating that the majority of EBV-transformed LCLs finished their life span before passage number 160
| STEM [i]|
i.e. The most severe progerias stem from mutations affecting lamin A production.
|To have or take origin or descent. (provenir)|
| STICK. |
i.e. Months after the earthquake, many Haitians fear that they will be stuck in limbo indefinitely.
|pegar, clavar, estar atrapado|
i.e. Though even today I struggle with religion, I have faith...
| SUE |
i.e. Some also worry that officers could be sued under the law by people who accuse them of not doing enough enforcemen
| SUIT. |
i.e. He worried that the donations and the needs were not perfectly suited to one another.
|reunir los requerimientos|
i.e. The president used the occasion to summon Americans
i.e. They swallowed a 2 percent rise in all prices.
| SWAY. |
i.e. Large buildings in St. Louis swayed noticeably for about 10 seconds.
i.e. The Mets swept the Orioles in Baltimore last weekend.
| SWELL. |
i.e. Wood swells up in damp weather.
i.e. Who spent his days noisily trying to tame a Bright Lights Big City that was rampant with crime and AIDS.
| TANGLE UP. |
i.e. He tried to avoid getting tangled up in any awkward situations.
i.e. We want to tease creative minds to break out of their daily lives and routines.
|burlarse, tomar del pelo|
i.e. The mastiff saw him and thumped her tail twice without getting up.
i.e. It is faced with more belt-tightening
| TILT [i]|
i.e. They said the competition's rules tilted in favor of densely populated eastern states.
|To favor one side over another in a dispute; lean|
| TO BE APT TO |
i.e. She is apt to take offense easily.
|ser propenso a|
i.e. Grutas smiled and tweaked Hannibal's cheek.
i.e. With the economy still unsettled and gold prices steadily rising, you may be tempted.
i.e. My iPhone 3G won't upgrade to ios4 and from all the complaints I've read on the net, I should consider myself lucky.
| UPSET, upsetting|
i.e. Berdych, who upset the defending champion Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, failed to find a strategy to upend Nadal.
|disgustar, afectar, alterar|
| USED TO. |
i.e. Mail service used to be faster.
|Used in the past tense followed by to in order to indicate a former state, habitual practice, or custom:|
i.e. veered the car sharply to the left.
|To turn aside from a course, direction, or purpose; swerve.|
| VOW [tr]|
i.e. Officials have also vowed to improve state tests.
|To promise solemnly; pledge.|
| WITHHOLD. |
i.e. They withhold from your paycheck the amount they would.
|retener, ocultar, negar|
i.e. They believe that Big Oil and Big Business are gods to be worshipped as long as everything is fine.
| WRANGLE [tr]|
i.e. The two parties are still wrangling over the timing of the election.
|to encourage, persuade, or obtain by argument|
|TREAT||tratar (a una persona o cosa)|