Spanish - stories vocab.

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darse cuenta de

to realize

estar para

to be about to

fijarse en

to notice

por cierto

certainly, surely

tener lugar

to take place

la acera

sidewalk

ahorrar

to save

el almacén

department store

la cartera

purse, wallet

el catedrático

professor

conseguir

to get, obtain

cruzar

to cross

devolver

to give back, return

dirigirse

to make one's way

el ejemplar

copy

honrado

honest

humilde

humble

inclinarse

to bend down

la pobreza

poverty

recoger

to pick up

la recompensa

reward

el sorteo

drawing (lottery)

la tarjeta

card

el valor

value

la viuda

widow

apresurarse a

to hurry to

convenir en

to agree to

no poder menos de

not to be able to help

por lo tanto

therefore, for that reason

tener ganas de

to feel like

el ambiente

atmosphere

averiguar

to find out

el charro

gentleman, horseman

de venta

for sale

financiero

financial

el herrero

blacksmith

jubilarse

to retire

mudarse de casa

to move

la pareja

couple

rústico

person who lives in the country

la seguridad

security

el taller

workshop

el tonto

fool

la torre

tower

único

only

vacilar

to hesitate

a la vez

at the same time

guardar silencio

to remain silent

lograr + inf

to suceed in

por desgracia

unfortunately

salirse con la suya

to have one's way

la anchura

width

el balneario

spa, resort

breve

brief

el capricho

caprice, whim

la dote

dowry

duradero

lasting

la luna de miel

honeymoon

el milagro

miracle

mimar

to pamper

el pretendiente

suitor

promedio

average

la quincallería

hardware store

soltero

unmarried

el suspiro

sigh

testarudo

stubborn

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