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Imagina Chapter 10 Vocabulary

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la frontera
border
la herencia cultural
cultural heritage
los ideales
principles; ideals
la lengua materna
mother tongue
el lujo
luxury
la meta
goal
la natalidad
birthrate
adivinar
to guess
atraer
to attract
aumentar
to grow
predecir
to predict
superarse
to better oneself
previsto/a
foreseen
la añoranza
homesickness
el caos
chaos
el daño
harm
el entendimiento
understanding
la incertidumbre
uncertainty
el nivel de vida
standard of living
la polémica
controversy
la superpoblación
overpopulation
hacer un esfuerzo
to make an effort
luchar
to fight
prescindir (de)
to do without
alcanzar (un sueño/una meta)
to fulfill a dream/to reach a goal
dejar
to leave behind
despedirse
to say goodbye
enriquecerse
to become enriched
lograr
to attain, to achieve
pertenercer
to belong
rechazar
to reject
la aduana
customs
el cura
priest
la facha
look
arreglar
to fix
arriesgarse
to take a risk
crecer
to grow up
desconfiar
to be suspicious, to not trust
gozar (de)
to enjoy
jurar
to promise
sembrar
to plant
sentirse realizado/a
to feel fulfilled
tomar el pelo
to pull someone's leg
la convivencia
coexistence
la falta (de)
lack (of)
el hogar
home
acomodarse
to adapt
echar de menos
to miss
surgir
to emerge, to arise
proveniente (de)
coming from
semejante
similar
de hecho
in fact
por delante
ahead of
el/la carnicero/a
butcher
la certeza
certainty
la desgracia
misfortune, tragedy
el presagio
omen
el/la tonto/a
fool
afligirse
to be distressed
amanecer
to wake up
burlarse (de)
to mock
esparcir
to spread

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