fun word part 2
Terms in this set (7)
the established set of attitudes held by someone.
-attitude, mentality (mentalidad nf actitud nf )
You need a positive mindset to overcome these obstacles.
blow you out
You keep thinking about how the competition might blow you out of the water and maybe you're not good enough to be on the team.
to get someone, including oneself, mentally ready for something. (prepararse)
If you're competing in a swim meet, it's best to be pumped up and confident.
talk boastfully (presumir⇒ vi fanfarronear⇒ vi)
I don't want to be friends with someone who always brags.
( No quiero ser amigo de alguien que siempre presume.)
sharply sloped (empinado/a adj inclinado/a adj )
The house was at the top of a steep hill.
(La casa estaba en la punta de una colina empinada. )
"v" soak (remojar) "food or tea'' in water or other liquid so as to extract its flavor or to soften it.
"the chilies are steeped in olive oil"
figurative lower socially than (por debajo de loc prep
He married a woman far beneath him socially.
below, under (debajo, abajo adv de abajo loc adv )
The calm surface of the water hide the dangerous rocks beneath