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Spanish Vocab 9

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temerario
reckless
el ademán
the gesture
hacer ademán de
make as if to
rescatar
to rescue
acudir al rescate de
to come to the rescue of
acudir
to show up, attend, to turn to
acudir a una cita
to show up for an appointment
A casa quemada acudir con el agua
Show up with water after the house is burnt down. (i.e., Close the barn door after the horse gets out.)
la peste, la plaga
the plague (2)
a través de
via, by means of, through (through the years, through a window, through my friend)
cerrado
enclosed
el ambiente
environment, atmosphere, "scene"
la cuerda
the rope, string (regular, of violin, bow, racket)
rodear
to surround
una hormiga
an ant
envuelto
wrapped up, involved
un don, un talento
a gift, talent (2)
valioso
valuable
un través
a crossbeam, a misfortune
la arroba
the "at" sign: @
el comportamiento
the behavior
comportarse, portarse
to behave (2)
gracias por invitarnos
Thanks for inviting us
una experiencia
an experience
sano
healthy
la lana
the wool
el algodón
the cotton
el cuero
the leather
la fibra de vidrio
the fiberglass
el vidrio
the glass
aislado
insulated
el hormigón
the concrete
el metal
the metal
estoy de vuelta
I'm back
Sudamérica
South America
la frontera
the border (of country)
el borde
the edge, border
está a una hora de la ciudad
It's one hour from the city.
me alegra que...
I'm glad that / It makes me happy that
Por lo tanto, por consiguiente
therefore, so, as a consequence (2)
hoy en día
nowadays, these days
un refresco
a soft drink, a cold drink
Me das ganas de ir.
You make me want to go.
pedir
to order, request
una asignatura
a subject (in school)
el 18 de setiembre
Chile's national holiday
un semáforo
a traffic light
un atasco
a traffic jam
los mejoramientos
the improvements
sorprendente
surprising
tener pendiente
to have pending / on one's list