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Chapter 20

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principiar a
to begin to
acercarse a
to approach
apresurarse a
to hasten (hurry) to
regresar a
to return to
acertar a
to happen to
acostumbrarse a
to become accustomed to
aspirar a
to aspire to
atreverse a
to dare to
convidar a
to invite to
dedicarse a
to devote oneself to
disponerse a
to get ready to
negarse a
to refuse to
obligar a
to force
resignarse a
to resign oneself to
acabar de
to have just
acordarse de
to remember to
alegrarse de
to be glad
cesar de
to stop
dejar de
to fail to
encargarse de
to take charge of
olvidarse de
to forget to
tratar de
to try to
consentir en
to consent to
consistir en
to consist of
convenir en
to agree to
empeñarse en
to be determined to
tardar en
to delay in
amenazar con
to threaten to
contar con
to count on
soñar con
to dream of
al + infinitivo
upon, on
de
of, to
en lugar de, en vez de
in place of, instead of
hasta
until
sin
without
dejar
to allow, to let
esperar
to hope
lograr
to succeed in
pretender
to attempt
prometer
to promise
soler
to be accustomed to, usually
a causa de
because of
a eso de
about+time
a fines de
at the end of
a fuerza de
by persevering
a la + adjective
in the manner, style
a pie
on foot
a principios de
at the beginning of
a tiempo
on time
a través de
through, across
al aire libre
outdoors, in the open air
de hoy en adelante
from now on
de otro modo
otherwise
de pie
standing
de vez en cuando
from time to time
desde luego (que no)
of course (not)
en cambio
on the other hand
en cuanto a
as for, in regard to
en efecto
in fact
(en) ocho días
(in) a week
(en) quince días
(in) two weeks, (in) a fortnight