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TEMA 4: La vida contemporánea

TEMA 4: La vida contemporánea
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el pasto
grass; pasture
la vereda
lane/ path
el vaivén
swing
amarrar
to tie up
el día hábil
business day
desempeñarse
to act as/ to carry out the duties of
el jeque
sheik
el porvenir
the future
la apuesta
bet/ guess
el/la adivino/a
seer/ fortune-teller
pronosticar
to predict
codiciado/a
coveted
el anhelo
desire/ longing
el cohete
rocket
el/la gerente
manager
vaticinar
to foretell
la fuga
escape
la remuneración
compensation (for a job)
redundar
to result in
la trata humana
human trafficking
la equidad
equity
la pauta
pattern
cocer
to boil
rebanar
to slice
colar
to strain
acitronar
to sauté/ to caramelize
amargar
to make bitter
licuar
to liquefy
sazonar
to season
a caballo
entre (figurative) halfway between
el bombón
a beauty
conjugar
to combine
la parrilla
TV (or radio) guide or schedule
la sobremesa
after-dinner (drink or conversation)
el rodaje
shooting (of a film)
remontarse
to date back
llano/a
plain/ simple (language)
la franja
horaria time slot
gratamente
pleasantly
compensar
to compensate
esforzarse
to strive
conseguir
to achieve
darse
por vencido to give up
enriquecer
to enrich
la tara
defect/ imperfection
suministro
supply/ provision
mediático/a
pertaining to the media
estrenarse
to premiere
batir
to break (a record)
cobrar
fuerza to gain strength
fondear
to anchor
la flota
fleet
el ventisquero
snowpack
zarpar
to set sail
el calado
depth
el grumete
cabin boy
la carta de navegación
navigation chart
filudo/a
sharp
condenado/a
condemned/ wretched
el chorro
jet (of water or light)
diáfano/a
diaphanous/ translucent
sostenible
sustainable
la propuesta
proposal
desplazarse
to travel; to move
el recorrido
route/ itinerary
apetitoso/a
appetizing/ mouth-watering
el cetáceo
cetacean
la careta
mask
aglutinante
clinging
la apertura
openness
homogéneo/a
homogeneous
perdurable
lasting
la ductilidad
ductility/ flexibility/ maleability
pertinaz
persistent/ prolonged
afligirse
to grieve
extrañarse
to be surprised
disimular
to hide (from someone)/ to conceal
el mentón
chin
el acuse de recibo
acknowledgment of receipt
a quemarropa
directly/ to the point
atento/a
attentive
innoble
ignoble
ladear
to tilt
humillar
to humiliate
la empatía
empathy
deteriorar
to deteriorate; to damage
arrastrar
to carry; to bear
el/la interlocutor(a)
conversational partner
la sartén
frying pan
la guindilla
chilli pepper
hundir(se)
to sink
la sobrasada
(pork) sausage
envolver
to wrap