33 terms

El mexicano y las fiestas

Most of these terms (possibly all) come from García-Serrano, V., Grant Cash, A., de la Torre, C. (2005). ¡A que sí! (3rd ed.) Thomson Heinle, Boston.
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burlarse de
to make fun of
el desperdicio
the waste
disfrazarse de
to disguise oneself, dress up as
me disfracé de
I dressed up as
emborracharse
to get drunk
me emborraché
I got drunk
la fiesta
the holiday, celebration, party
gastar
to spend (money)
gritar
to shout, yell, scream
el lujo
the luxury
la pobreza
the poverty
la revuelta
the revolt, rebellion
conocer (pretérito)
to meet for the first time
encontrarse con
to come across, to run into
se encuentran
they come across each other, run into each other
reunirse
to have a meeting, get together
nos reunimos
we have a meeting, get to gether
pasarlo bien
to have a good time
tener buen tiempo
to have good weather
divertirse
to have a good time, amuse oneself
me divierto
I have a good time, I enjoy
disfrutar de
to enjoy (no gozar de)
gozar de
to enjoy (no disfrutar de)
en comparación con
in comparison with
en contraste con
In contrast with
comparados(as) con
compared with
mientras que
while...
son muy parecidos(as)
they are very similar (no similares)
son muy similares
they are very similar (no parecidos)
no son parecidos(as)
they are not very similar (no similares)
no tienen ni punto de comparación
there's absolutely no comparison
a diferencia de
unlike...
lo pasé bien
I had a good time