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alcanzar

to reach

arraigarse

to establish oneself in a place

asentir

to agree

cobrar

to charge

compartir

to share

conmemorar

to commemorate

conseguir

to achieve

conservar

to conserve, keep

denigrar

to discredit

enfrentar

to face

equivocarse

to be wrong

fingir

to pretend

funcionar

to work

madrugar

to wake up early

oscilar

to oscillate, sway

pertenecer

to belong

perturbar

to disturb

residir

to live, reside

trazar

to outline, describe

valorar

to value

acostumbrarse a

to get accustomed to

aprender a

to learn to

dirigirse a

to go to, head toward

renunciar a

to resign

acabar con

to finish off, end

amenazar

to threaten to/with

soñar con

to dream about

aprovecharse de

to take advantage of

despedirse de

to say goodbye to

gozar de

to enjoy

huir de

to run away from

olvidarse de

to forget about

tratar de

to try to

embarcar en

to embark on

entrar en

to go into

incluir en

to include in/on

meterse en

to get in/into

tardar en

to take time to

luchar por

to fight for

preocuparse por

to worry about

viajar por

to travel by

el abalorio

bead; adornments

la acogida

welcome, reception

el antojo

craving

el beneficio

benefit

el billete

bill

el campesino/la campesina

peasant

la censura

censorship

el ciudadano/la ciudadana

citizen

el cobijo

shelter

el crecemiento

growth

el decano

university dean

el desfile

parade

la desventaja

disadvantage

el dilema

dilemma

el discurso

speech

la economía

economy

el empleo

employment

el empuje

push, drive

la entrevista

interview

el fármaco

medicine

el/la gobernante

leader

la igualdad

equality

el letrero

sign

el/la líder

leader

la meta

goal

la pobreza

poverty

el rechazo

denial

la redacción

writing

el riesgo

risk

el rincón

corner

la solicitud

application

anual

annual

azaroso/a

risky

cortés

polite

desesperado/a

desperate

diario/a

daily

diurno/a

morning

influyente

influential

mensual

monthly

módico/a

moderate

opulento/a

affluent

propio/a

own

provechoso/a

profitable, worthwhile

raro/a

strange

tanto/a

so much; so many/as many

apenas

barely

bastante

sufficiently, quite

debidamente

properly

ya no

no longer

el acuerdo de paz

peace treaty

al + infinitivo

on, when + -ing

al igual que

like, just like

bien educado/a

well mannered

la crisis económica

economic crisis

cuanto antes

as soon as possible

de modo que

so that

de otra forma

in another way

dejar huella

to leave a trace/mark

en el fondo

deep down

en la mayoría de las ocasiones

most of the time

estar muerto de cansancio

to be dead tired

el golpe de estado

coup

hacer falta

to need

hacerle gracia a uno

to find something funny

hacer todo lo posible

to do whatever is possible

la mayoría de las veces

most of the time

menos mal

thank goodness

pasar de largo

to pass by

por ciento

per cent

por culpa de

because of, through the fault of

por desgracia

unfortunately

por lo que

by what

el régimen político

political regime

según

according to

tenerlo claro

to understand (it)

aburrir

to bore

agradar

to please

apetecer

to crave

bastar

to suffice, be enough

convenir

to be convenient

doler

to hurt

encantar

to delight, charm

faltar

to lack

fascinar

to fascinate

fastidiar

to bother, annoy

hacer falta

to need

importar

to matter

interesar

to interest

molestar

to bother

parecer

to seem

preocupar

to worry

quedar

to be left

sobrar

to be too much

sorprender

to surprise

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