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Expresate Chapter 7 Vocabulary

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alcanzar
to reach
los antepasados
ancestors
el aporte
contribution
apoyar
to support
el apoyo
support
aprovechar
to take advantage of
asimilar
to assimilate
el compromiso
commitment, obligation
contribuir
to contribute
las costumbres
customs
criarse (en)
to grow up (in)
el desafío
challenge
discriminar
to discriminate
encajar (en)
to fit in
el estilo de vida
lifestyle
estar agradecido(a) por
to be thankful for
expresarse
to express (yourself)
el grupo étnico
ethnic group
Había muchos desafíos en
There were many challenges in...
la herencia
heritage
mantener
to maintain
Mis... enfrentaron obstáculos cuando...
My... faced obstacles when...
el modo de ser
way of being
Nos costó trabajo
It took a lot of work for us
acostumbrarnos a...
to get used to...
el orgullo
pride
el origen
origin
pertenecer a
to belong to
Poco a poco se adaptaron a...
Little by little they adapted to...
las raíces
roots
el sacrificio
sacrifice
ser de ascendencia...
to be of... decent
lasla tradición
tradition
tener éxito
to be successful
Tuvimos que hacer un gran esfuerzo para...
We had to make a big effort to...
Con el tiempo pude asimilar...
With time I was able to assimilate...
Gracias al apoyo de...,
Thanks to the support of...
he podido superar...
I have been able to overcome...
Nos esforzamos en...
We made a big effort to...
Por fin, logré...
Finally, I managed to...
Trabajo duro... y por eso...
I work hard... and for that reason...
acostumbrarse
to get accustomed to
Antes de que empiecen las clases, quiero...
Before classes start, I want to...
las aspiraciones
aspirations
Cuando sea mayor, me gustaría...
When I'm older, I'd like to...
(no) darse por vencido (a)
to (not) give up
empeñarse en
to insist on, be determined to
En cuanto cumpla los... años, voy a...
As soon as I turn... years old, I'm going to...
enfocarse en
to focus on
esforzarse por
to make an effort to
establecerse
to get established
llegar a ser
to become
lograr
to achieve, to manage (to do something)
luchar por
to fight for
la meta
goal
el objetivo
objective
realizar (un sueño)
to fulfill (a dream)
seguir adelante
to move forward
soñar con
to dream of
Tan pronto como... pienso...
As soon as... I plan on...
Tengo la intención de...
I intend to...
tomar la iniciativa
to take the initiative
triunfar
to triumph
Voy a... con la idea de...
I'm going to... with the intention of...
Hablamos del tema; por consiguiente...
we discussed the issue; consequently...
Mi éxito en...
My success in...
se debe a...
is due to...
No estudié, así que...
I didn't study, so...
Soy bilingüe; por lo tanto, tengo muchas oportunidades
I'm bilingual; therefore, I have many opportunities