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41 terms

Semana VI CCRII

STUDY
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el agricultor
the farmer
el alquiler
the rent
la casilla
polling station
el chivo expiatorio
scape goat
la choza
the hut, small house
los comicios
elections
la cosecha
the harvest
el conteo
tallying of the vote
el dedazo
...
el desempleo
unemployment
el discurso
speech, lectre
el hartazgo
exasperation
el lema
the slogan
el mandatorio
leader
el papel
tole
el zócalo
plaza, main squar
priísta
pertaining the the PRI (Partido Revolucionario Institucional)
amañado
fixed, rigged
acorralado
cornered, intimidated
izquierdista
left-wing
agarrado
stingy
amarrado
tied up
apropiarse de
to appropriate (illegitimately)
empeorar
to get get worse
fracasar
to fail
incomodar
to make uncomfortable, uneasy
pisar
to step on, to set foot on
plantear
to propose
pudrir
to rot
resaltar
to stand out
subsidiar
to subsidize
subyacer
to underlie
echar la culpa
to blame
estar parado
to stand
ponerse a una la piel de gallina
to get goose-bumps
pegarse a una la gana
to feel like (doing something)
poner algo en riesgo
to put something at risk
a como diera (o dé) lugar
one way of another, at all costs
la cochi nu suelta la mazorca ni aunque le den palos
the pig doesn't drop the corncob even if it is beaten with a club
dar marcha atrás
to retreat, to recede
tomar otras medidas
to take other steps