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"Yo y el ladrón"

Vocabulary (Spanish to English) of the short story "Yo y el ladrón"
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el ladrón
the thief
echar un ojo
to keep an eye on
cargar
to burden; load; put in charge of
los muebles
the furniture
¡Qué tontería!
What foolishness!
las persianas
the blinds (for a window)
el portero
the doorman
la novedad
novelty (something new/noteworthy)
tantear
to feel; to size up (a situation)
enterarse
to find out about
el piso
the floor; the apartment
el morador
inhabitant
quedarse
to stay; remain
el desorden
mess; untidiness
advertirse
to warn; to advise; to inform
un gabán
an overcoat
un puro
a cigar
el vientre
the belly; abdomen
la muela
the molar
ocioso
idle
el timbre
(door)bell; alarm
vigilar
to watch; guard; keep an eye on
acobardado
cowardly
entregarse
to surrender; give oneself up
engañar
to deceive; mislead
una porquería
junk; filth; rubbish; junk food
una alhajita
piece of jewelry; gem
el puño
handle; fist
el bastón
stick; walking stick; pole; cane
la bandejita
tray
el despacho
office; study
roñoso
tight-fisted; stingy
chismear
to gossip
la piel
fur; leather; skin
¡Qué disparate!
What foolishness!; What nonsense!