Chapter 4 Arcos Vocab

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el centro comercial

shopping center

el microondas (los microondas)

microwave

la videocasetera

VCR

la videocinta

videotape

imaginarse

to imagine

la oportunidad (de)

chance, opportunity (to)

tratar

to treat

el/la estudiante de intercambio

exchange student

arreglar

to arrange

llevarse bien (con)

to get along (with)

llevarse mal (con)

to not get along (with)

?para qué sirve(n)?

What use is it (are they)? What is it (are they) used for?

servir para

to be used for

el rato

short time, while

raro/a = extraño/a

strange (x2)

la máquina

machine

ratos libres = tiempo libre

free time (x2)

(tiempo) ocio

leisure time

la criada

maid

el quehacer

chore

la risa

laugh, laughter

pasear = dar un paseo

To go for a walk/ride (x2)

tocarle (a uno)

to be one's turn

por si acaso

just in case

la edad

age

tener (...) en común

to have (...) in common

unido/a

close

la costumbre

custom

defenderse (e-ie) (en una lengua)

to get along, to manage (in a language)

dominar (una lengua)

to be fluent (in a language)

las afueras

outskirts, suburbs

la dificultad

difficulty

acostumbrarse a

to get (be) used to

la igualdad

equality

maduro/a

mature

típico/a

typical

desde (que) = ya que

since (x2)

depender de

to depend on

en cuanto a

as for, regarding

diario/a = cotidiano/a

daily (x2)

el abrazo

hug, embrace

mejor dicho

rather/ better said

por ahora

for now, for the time being

incluso = aun

even (x2)

igual que

the same as

más que a nadie

more than anyone

las sobras

leftovers

sobreabundancia

overabundance

el malentendido

misunderstanding

el gesto

gesture

el comportamiento

behavior, behaving

se interpreta en forma errónea

is interpreted wrongly

la manera = el modo = la forma

way, manner (x3)

actuar

to act

hacia

toward

a propósito

on purpose

despreciar

to snub, to be rude to

la expectativa

expectation

la libertad

freedom

unas con otras

with each other

a diferencia de

unlike

del brazo

arm in arm

entre sí

among one another

ambos/as

both

la mejilla

cheek

tocar

to touch

opuesto/a

opposite

cada vez más

more and more

acercarse

to get close to

sin embargo = pero

however (x2)

no obstante

nevertheless (however)

sospechar de

to suspect, to be suspicious of

el/la interlocutor(a)

partner in conversation

asegurarse

to make sure

hasta hace poco

until a little while ago

el poder

the authorities

la mayor parte de = la mayoría de

the majority of, most (of) (x2)

mundial

global

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