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AS Spanish (AQA 4a La familia)

Vocabulary for AQA AS Level Spanish
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(estar) harto/a
(to be) fed up
orgulloso
proud
el suegro / la suegra
father/mother-in-law
la agresividad
aggressiveness
la autoridad paternal
paternal authority
la baja paternal
paternity leave
la carrera
(university) degree
la edad del pavo
terrible teens
una familia desestructurada
a broken family
una familia unida
a close family
la infancia
infancy
una madrastra
stepmother
la paternidad
parenthood
los favoritismos
favouritism
el fracaso
failure
los padres
parents
el comportamiento
behaviour
el hogar [familiar]
(family) home
el maltrato [a los niños]
child abuse
un padrastro
stepfather
la sangre llama
blood is thicker than water
para colmo
to cap it all
acabar (+ adjective)
to end up (+ adjective)
apoyar
to support
castigar
to punish
comportarse
to behave
contestar mal
to answer back
criar una familia
to bring up a family
cuidar a los niños
to look after the children
enriquecedor
enriching
equivocarse
to make mistakes
mentir
to lie
parir
to give birth
pelearse
to argue, fight
cambiar los pañales del bebe
to change a baby's nappy
dar un cachete/bofetón a un niño
to smack a child
dar un salto
to take a step
escaparse de casa
to run away from home
faltarles el respeto a los padres
to disrespect your parents
hacer las paces
to make up (after a row)
hacer sacrificios para tus hijos
to make sacrifices for your kids
hacerse cargo de
to take responsibility for
llegar a las tantas
to come home late
meterse en ...
to interfere in ...
monopolizar el cariño de los padres
to monopolise parents' affection
mostrar autoridad
to show authority
quedarse embarazada
to get pregnant
rebelarse contra los padres
to rebel against your parents
ser un pedazo de pan
to be a great person
tocar fondo
to reach breaking point
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