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Spanish Edexcel IGCSE Core Vocabulary

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a pie
on foot
aburrido/a
boring
afueras (f)
outskirts
amar
to love
aparcamiento (m)
car park
árbol (m)
tree
ascensor (m)
lift
aviso (m)
notice
ayuntamiento (m)
town hall
biblioteca (f)
library
caballo (m)
horse
calle (f)
street
campo (m)
countryside
carretera (nacional) (f)
road
castillo (m)
castle
centro (m)
centre
cerdo (m)
pig
césped (m)
grass
ciudad (f)
city
colina (f)
hill
comisaría (f)
police station
cruce (m)
crossing
distrito (m)
district/zone
divertido/a
funny/entertaining
edificio (m)
building
en el extranjero
overseas/abroad
estadio (m)
stadium
estar situado/a
to be situated
flor (f)
flower
fuego (m)
fire
fuente (f)
fountain
galería (f)
gallery
gallina (f)
hen
gallo (m)
cockerel
gato (m)
cat
granja (f)
farm
granjero/a (m/f)
farmer
guapo/a
handsome, beautiful
habitante (m/f)
inhabitant
histórico/a
historic
industrial
industrial
jardín público (m)
public garden
lago (m)
lake
lejos
far
lento/a
slow
lugar de interés turístico (m)
sight, place of interest
metro (m)
underground
montaña (f)
mountain
mosquito (m)
mosquito
museo (m)
museum
oveja (f)
sheep
paisaje (m)
scenery
palacio (m)
palace
parque (m)
park
pasatiempo (m)
pastime
pato (m)
duck
peatón (m)
pedestrian
(ir de) pesca
(to go) fishing
pie (m)
foot
pintoresco/a
picturesque, pretty
piscina (f)
swimming pool
planta (f)
floor/storey
plaza (f)
square
plaza del mercado (f)
market square
polideportivo (m)
sports centre
pollo (m)
chicken
pueblo (m)
village/town
puente (m)
bridge
puerto (m)
port
quiosco (m)
news stand
región (f)
region
río (m)
river
semáforo (m)
traffic lights
sitio (m)
place
taberna (f)
inn
tienda (f)
shop
torre (f)
tower
tráfico (m)
traffic
tranquilo/a (m/f)
quiet
vaca (f)
cow
vivir
to live
zona peatonal (f)
pedestrian area
abrigo (m)
coat
buen/o/a
fine/good
bufanda (f)
scarf
calcetines (m)
socks
calor (m)
heat
caluroso/a
hot
cambiar
to change
chubasco (m)
shower
cielo (m)
sky
claro
clear/bright
clima (m)
weather/climate
condado (m)
county
costa (f)
coast
está a XX grados
it is X degrees
está nevando
it is snowing
estación (f)
season
este (m)
east
estrella (f)
star
frío
cold
fuerte (m)
strong
grado (m)
degree
hace buen tiempo
the weather is fine/good
hace calor
it is warm
hace frío
it is cold
hace mal tiempo
it is bad weather
hace sol
it is sunny
hace viento
it is windy
hay hielo
it is icy
hay niebla
it is foggy
hay tormenta
it's thundery
hielo (m)
ice
impermeable (m)
raincoat
intervalos soleados
sunny intervals
llover
to rain
lluvia (f)
rain
malo/a
bad
neblina (f)
mist
neblinoso/a
misty
nevar
to snow
nevoso/a
snowy
niebla (f)
fog
nieve (f)
snow
norte (m)
north
nube (f)
cloud
nublado/a
cloudy
oeste (m)
west
paraguas (m)
umbrella
pronóstico (m) del tiempo
weather forecast
sol (m)
sun
sur (m)
south
temperatura (f)
temperature
tiempo (m)
weather
tormenta (f)
storm
trueno (m)
thunder
viento (m)
wind
a la derecha
to the right
a la izquierda
to the left
accidente (m)
accident
adelantar
to overtake
aduana (f)
customs
aerodeslizador (m)
hovercraft
aeropuerto (m)
airport
andar
to walk
andén (m)
platform
aparcar
to park
aterrizar
to land
autobús (m)
bus
autocar (m)
coach
autopista (f)
motorway
averiado/a
broken
avión (m)
plane
bajar
to get out/get off
barco (m)
boat
bicicleta (f)
bicycle
billete (m)
ticket
buen viaje (m)
good journey
cambiar
to change
camión (m)
lorry, truck
carnet de identidad (m)
identity card
carretera principal (f)
main road
casco (m)
(crash) helmet
cerca
near
chófer (m/f)
driver (of bus, taxi etc)
ciclomotor (m)
moped
coche (m)
car
¿cómo llego a X?
how do I get to X?
conducir
to drive
conductor/a (m/f)
driver
controlador/a (m/f)
ticket inspector
consigna (f)
left-luggage office
cruce (m)
crossroads
cruzar
to cross
derecho (m)
right (to do something)
despegar
to take off
dirección única (f)
one way
embotellamiento (m)
traffic jam
en el extranjero
overseas/abroad
equipaje (m)
luggage
estación (f)
station
estación (f) de autobuses
bus station
estación de ferrocarril (f)
railway station
estación de servicio
service station
estropeado/a
damaged
Eurotúnel (m)
Channel tunnel
facturar
to check
ferrocarril (m)
railway
frontera (f)
border
gasoil (m)
diesel
gasolina (f)
petrol
glorieta (f)
roundabout
hacer autostop
to hitchhike
hacia
towards
(billete de) ida y vuelta
return (ticket)
kilómetro (m)
kilometre
llegada (f)
arrival
llegar
to arrive
llenar el tanque
to fill the tank
maletero (m)
boot (of car)
metro (m)
metre/underground/tube
motor (m)
engine
muy cerca
very near
neumático (m)
tyre
oficina (f) de objetos perdidos
lost-property office
parada de autobuses (f)
bus stop
parar
to stop
pasar
to pass
permiso (m) de conducir
driving license
pinchazo (m)
puncture
preferencia (f)
priority
próximo/a
next
puerta (f) (del coche)
(car) door
que tengas una buena estancia
have a nice stay
rápido/a
fast
recto/a
straight
retraso (m)
delay
rincón (m)
corner
rueda (f)
wheel
sala (f) de espera
waiting room
salida (f)
departure/exit
salida de emergencia
emergency exit
seguir
to continue
seguridad (f)
safety
sencillo (m)
single (ticket)
sin plomo
unleaded (petrol)
subir
to get in/get on
taquilla (f)
box office
taxi (m)
taxi
todo recto
straight ahead
torcer
to turn
tráfico (m)
traffic
transbordador (m)
ferry
transporte (m) público
public transport
tranvía (m)
tram
tren (m)
train
velocidad (f)
speed
viajar
to travel
viaje (m)
journey
volar
to fly
actividades (f)
activities
aire acondicionado (m)
air conditioning
al aire libre
outdoors
albergue juvenil (m)
youth hostel
alojamiento (m)
accommodation
alquilar
to rent/to hire
alquiler (m)
rent
amplio/a
spacious
arena (f)
sand
balcón (m)
balcony
bañador (m)
swimsuit
bienvenido
welcome
bronceador (m)
suncream, sunblock, sunscreen
cama matrimonial (f)
double bed
cámara (f)
camera
cambio (m)
change
campamento (m)
camp
campo (m)
countryside
carrete (m)
film (for camera)
casa de huéspedes (f)
guest house
castillo de arena (m)
sandcastle
chalet (m)
bungalow
completa
booked up, fully booked
con antelación
in advance
conocer
to make the acquaintance of, to meet
costa (f)
the seaside
dar la bienvenida
to welcome
deshacer las maletas
to unpack
describir
to describe
día festivo (m)
bank holiday
divertido/a
fun
ducha (f)
shower
duchas (f)
shower block
enviar
to send
época (f)
period
esquí acuático (m)
water-skiing
estancia (f)
stay
excursión (f)
excursion
folleto (m)
leaflet/ brochure
formulario (m)
form (to fill in)
gafas de sol (f)
sunglasses
gastar
to spend
gratis
free
guía turística (f)
tourist guide
habitación con dos camas individuales (f)
twin-bedded room
hacer camping
to go camping
hacer las maletas
to pack
impotable
not for drinking
incluido/a
included
ir a nadar
to go swimming
linterna (f)
torch
lleno/a
full
maleta (f)
suitcase
mar (m)
sea
media pensión (f)
half board
nadar (en el mar)
swim (in the sea)
oficina (f) de turismo
tourist office
olvidar
to forget
pasaporte (m)
passport
país (m)
country
pensión completa (f)
full board
persona (f)
person
plan (m)
plan
plano (m) de la ciudad
street map
playa (f)
beach
postal (f)
postcard
potable
drinkable
precio (m)
price
quedarse
to stay
quince días (m)
fortnight
recepción (f)
reception
reservar
to book
saco (m) de dormir
sleeping bag
sala (f) de juegos
games room
salir
to leave
tabla de windsurf (f)
windsurfing board
tener vistas a
to overlook
tomar el sol
to sunbathe
turista (m/f)
tourist
vacaciones (f)
holidays
ver
to see
verano (m)
summer
videocámara (f)
camcorder, video camera
visitar
to visit (a place)
vista (f)
view
apellido (m)
family name
arreglar
to fix
atención al cliente (f)
call centre
biblioteca (f)
(lending) library
bolsa (f)
bag
bombero/a (m/f)
firefighter
buzón (m)
postbox
cabina (telefónica) (f)
telephone box
cartero (m)
postman
casa de cambio (f)
money changing office
comisaría (f)
police station
Correos (m)
Spanish postal service
cortar
to cut
corte (de pelo) (m)
(hair)cut
dar las gracias
to give thanks
defecto (m)
fault
dinero (m)
money
encontrar
to find
encontrarse
to meet with someone
enviar
to send
error (m)
mistake
fontanero/a (m/f)
plumber
formulario (m)
printed form
funcionar
to work
gracias
thanks
guardia (m/f)
guard
información (f)
information
ladrón/ona (m/f)
thief
llamada de emergencia (f)
emergency call
llamar por teléfono
to make a phone call
llamarse
to be called
marcar un número
to dial a number
no cuelgue, por favor
don't put the phone down, please
nombre (m)
name
oficina de objectos perdidos (f)
lost property office
olvidar
to forget
peluquero/a (m/f)
hairdresser
perder
to lose
pérdida (f)
loss
perdón
sorry
por favor
please
querer
to want
recibir
to receive
rellenar
to fill in (a form)
sello (m)
stamp
abrir
to open
año nuevo (m)
new year
árbol de Navidad (m)
Christmas tree
carnaval (m)
carnival
catedral (f)
cathedral
celebración
celebration
celebrar (m)
to celebrate
cerilla (f)
match
champán (m)
champagne
cumpleaños (m)
birthday
Día de San Valentín (m)
St Valentine's Day
día del Año Nuevo
new year's day
Día de la Madre/del Padre (m)
Mother's/Father's Day
día libre (m)
free day/day off
diosa (f)
goddess
dios(es) (m)
god(s)
divertirse
to have fun
Feliz Año Nuevo
happy new year
Feliz Navidad
happy Christmas
folklore (m)
folklore
fuegos artificiales (m)
fireworks
hoguera (f)
bonfire
iglesia (f)
church
intercambiar
to exchange
luz (f)
light
mezquita (f)
mosque
morir
to die
muerte (f)
death
nacer
to be born
nacimiento (m)
birth
Navidad (f)
Christmas
Papá Noel (m)
Father Christmas
Pascua/Semana Santa (f)
Easter
prender fuego
to burn/set fire to
preparativos (m)
preparations
regalar
to give a gift
regalo (m)
gift
saludos (m)
best wishes
tarjeta de felicitación (f)
greetings card
vela (f)
candle
adorar
to adore
adulto/a (m/f)
grown-up
contar
to tell (a story)
correr
to run
crecer
to grow up
dormir
to sleep
escalar
to climb
joven (m/f)
young, young person
juego (m)
game
juguete (m)
toy
llorar
to cry
muñeca (f)
doll
niñez (f)
childhood
niño/a (m/f)
child
odiar
to hate
preferir
to prefer
querer
to wish, to want, to love
regañar
to tell off, to scold
repetir
to repeat
saltar
to jump
a tiempo
on time
abandonar
to drop/give up (a subject)
aburrido/a
boring
alemán (m) or alemana (f)
German
alumno/a (m/f)
student
aprender
to learn
aseos (m)
toilet(s)
asignatura (f)
subject
asistente de idiomas (español) (m/f)
(Spanish) language assistant
aula (f)
classroom
bachillerato (m)
school leaving diploma (= A-levels)
bachillerato superior (m)
equivalent to GCSEs
bañarse
to have a bath/bathe
biblioteca escolar (f)
school library
bien
well
biología (f)
biology
bolígrafo (m)
pen
calcetines (m)
socks
calculadora (f)
calculator
cambiar (la ropa)
to change (clothes)
camisa (f)
shirt
campo (m) de deporte
sports field
cancha (f) de tenis
tennis courts
carpeta (f)
folder, file
cartilla (f) escolar
end-of-term report
cascos (m)
headphones
charlar
to chat
chándal (m)
tracksuit
chaqueta (f)
jacket
ciencias (f)
science subjects
cinturón (m)
belt
ciudadanía (f)
citizenship
colegio (m)
11-15 school
comedor (m)
dining room
comida (f)
lunch, midday meal
consejero/a de carreras (m/f)
careers adviser
copiar
to copy
corbata (f)
tie
correcto/a
right, correct
cuaderno (m)
notebook
cuadro (m)
picture
darse bien
to be good at
debatir
to debate
deberes (m)
homework
débil
weak
deporte (m)
sport
desesperado/a
hopeless
día (m) (de escuela)
(school) day
dibujar
to draw
dibujo (m)
drawing/art (subject)
diccionario (m)
dictionary
difícil
difficult
director/ora de la escuela (m/f)
head teacher, principal
diseño (m)
design
durar
to last
edificio (m)
building
educación (f)
education
educación física (f)
physical education (PE)
ejemplo (m)
example
empezar
to start
error (m)
mistake
escrito/a
written, in writing
escuela (f)
school
español (m)
Spanish
estar castigado/a
to be in detention
estricto/a
strict
estuche (m)
pencil case
estudiante (m/f)
student
estudiar
to study
estudios (m)
studies
explicar
to explain
fácil
easy
falda (f)
skirt
favorito/a
favourite
física (f)
physics
francés (m)
French
geografía (f)
geography
gimnasio (m)
gym
goma (f)
rubber
hacer un examen
to take an exam
historia (f)
history
hora (f)
hour/lesson period
horario (m)
timetable
informática (f)
computer science
inglés (m)
English
instituto
secondary school/15-19 school
instructor/ora (m/f)
instructor
interesante
interesting
italiano/a
Italian
laboratorio (m)
lab
lápiz (m)
pencil
lengua (f)
language
libro (m)
book
libro de texto (m)
textbook
llamar
to call
maestro de escuela primaria (m/f)
primary school teacher
matemáticas (f)
maths
medias (f)
tights
mejorar
to improve
mochila (f)
rucksack/school bag
moderno/a
modern
música (f)
music
nota (f)
mark
obligatorio/a (m)
compulsory, core
oficina (f)
office
oral
oral (exam)
ordenador (m)
computer
palabra (f)
word
patio (m)
playground
perder
to lose
pantalones (m)
trousers
pantalones cortos (m)
pair of shorts
papel (m)
paper
pasar lista
to take the register
pizarra (f)
blackboard
pizarra (interactiva digital) (f)
(interactive) whiteboard
plan (m)
plan
practicar
to practise
prácticas (f/pl) de trabajo
work experience
preguntar
to ask a question
primer curso (m)
first year of secondary school
profesor/ora (m/f)
teacher
pronunciación (f)
pronunciation
proyector (m)
data projector
prueba (f)
test (in class)
psicología (f)
psychology
química (f)
chemistry
rayado/a
striped
recreo (m)
break, playtime, recreation
regla (f)
ruler
religión (f)
religion/R.E.
respuesta (f)
reply
resumen (m)
summary
resumir
to summarise
retroproyector (m)
overhead projector
sacapuntas (m)
pencil sharpener
sala de profesores (m)
staffroom
salón de actos (m)
assembly hall
salón de música (m)
music room
semestre (m)
semester
sentarse
to sit down
sociología (f)
sociology
supervisor/a (m/f)
supervisor
tarde
late
terminar
to finish
titulado/a
qualified
título (m)
qualification
trimestre (m)
term
último año (m)
last/final year
útil
useful
vacaciones (f) de verano
summer holidays
vestido (m)
dress
vestuario (f)
cloakroom/changing room
videograbadora (f)
video recorder
zapatos (m)
shoes
aconsejar
to advise
actor/actriz (m/f)
actor/actress
anuncio (m)
advertisement
aprendiz/iza (m/f)
apprentice/trainee
aprendizaje (m)
apprenticeship
archivar
to file
bien pagado/a
well paid
caja (f)
till, cash desk
cajero/a
cashier
calificado/a
qualified
camarero/a (m/f)
waiter/waitress
cartero (m)
postman
cita (f)
appointment/meeting
cliente/ta (m/f)
customer
cocinero/a (m/f)
chef
comercio (m)
trade
compañía (f)
company
con experiencia (f)
experienced
consejero/a de carreras (m/f)
careers adviser
consejo (m)
a piece of advice
constructor/a (m/f)
builder
contable (m/f)
accountant
contestador automático (m)
answering machine, answerphone
correo electrónico (m)
email
correspondencia (f)
correspondence, mail
deportista (m/f)
sports man/woman
dentista (m/f)
dentist
dependiente (m/f)
shop assistant
desempleado/a
unemployed
desempleo (m)
unemployment
director/ora (m/f)
director
electricista (m/f)
electrician
elegir
to choose
empleado/a (m/f)
employee/office worker
empleador/dora (m/f)
employer
empleo (m)
job
enviar
to send
escribir a máquina
to type
fábrica (f)
factory
fontanero/a (m/f)
plumber
formación (f)
training
formulario (m)
form (to fill in)
ganar
to win/earn
guardar
to keep
guardería (f)
nursery
hombre (m) de negocios
businessman
imprimir
to print
informática (f)
IT (information technology)
ingeniero/a (m/f)
engineer
ingeniero/a de informática (m/f)
IT engineer
ir a un curso de formación
to go on a (training) course
jefe/jefa (m/f)
boss
licenciatura (f)
degree
llamada (f) (telefónica)
phone call
llamar
to call
malpagado/a
badly paid
mecánico
mechanic
médico/a
doctor
mensaje (m)
message
modelo (m/f)
model
mujer (f) de negocios
businesswoman
negocio (m)
business
obrero
manual worker
oficina (f)
office
pagado/a
paid
pagar
to pay
panadero/a (m/f)
baker
peluquero/a (m/f)
hairdresser
periodista (m/f)
journalist
piloto (m/f)
(airline) pilot
policía (m/f)
police officer
presentador/ora (m/f)
presenter
procesador (m) de textos
word processor
profesor/ora (m/f)
teacher
programa (m)
programme
progreso (m)
progress
proyecto (m)
project
reunión (f)
meeting
solicitar
to apply
sueldo (m)
salary
taxista (m/f)
taxi driver
teclear
to type
técnico/a informático/a (m/f)
IT technician
telefonear
to phone
trabajar
to work
trabajo (m)
work/job
trabajo de verano (m)
summer job
tripulación (f)
cabin crew
vendedor/a (m/f)
seller
alumno/a (m/f)
student
buscar
to look for
comenzar
to begin, start
conocer
to meet
cualificado/a
qualified
decidir
to decide to
derecho
law (subject)
diploma (m)
diploma/certificate
empezar
to begin, start
entrevista (f)
interview
esperar
to hope
estudiar los artes
to study arts subjects
futuro (m)
future
necesitar
to need
permitir
to allow
pretender
to intend to
profesión (f)
career
próximo
next
querer
to wish, to want, to love
repasar
to study for (an exam)
saber
to know
salir
to leave
universidad (f)
university
viejo/a
old
abrebotellas (f)
bottle opener
abrelata (f)
tin opener
agradable
pleasant
alfombra (f)
carpet
apartamento (m)
flat
armario (m)
fitted cupboard
aseo (m)
toilet
baño (m)
bath
bodega (f)
wine cellar
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bed
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house
césped (m)
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chalet (m)
detached house
cocina (f)
kitchen
comedor (m)
dining room
cómoda (f)
chest of drawers
cómodo/a
comfortable
confortable
comfortable
congelador (m)
freezer
cortina (f)
curtain
cristal (m)
glass
cuarto (m) de baño
bathroom
dormitorio (m)
bedroom
duchar(se)
to shower
en la primera planta
on the first floor
escalera (f)
stairs
estéreo (m)
hi-fi/stereo system
estufa (f)
(wood-burning) stove
frigorífico (m)
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farm
grifo (m)
tap
habitación (f)
room
huerto (m)
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luz (f)
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key
manta (f)
blanket
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microwave
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muebles (m)
furniture
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fridge
nombre (m)
name
oficina (f)
office
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rubbish bin
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wall
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piso (m)
flat
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storey, floor
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ground floor
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door
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radiator
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floor
taza (f)
cup
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roof/ceiling
tocador (m)
dressing table
ventana (f)
window
vestíbulo (m)
hall
vivir
to live
abuelo/a (m/f)
grandfather/grandmother
adoptivo/a
adopted
agotador/ora
tiring
alto/a
tall
ama (f) de casa
housewife
amable
kind
amigo/a (m/f)
friend
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friendship
amor (m)
love
anciano (m)
elderly
X años de edad
X years old
apellido (m)
surname
asqueroso/a
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bajo/a
short
barba (f)
beard
bebé (m)
baby
boca (f)
mouth
bonito/a
pretty
calvo/a
bald
cansado/a
tired
cansancio (m)
tiredness
carácter (m)
character
casado/a
married
casarse
to get married
castaño/a
brunette
castaños (m)
brown (of eyes)
chico/a (m/f)
boy/girl
cobayo/a (m/f)
guinea pig
colego/a
(school) friend
compartir
to share
conejo (m)
rabbit
contento/a
happy
delgado/a
slim
deportista
sporty/sport-loving/athletic
deportivo/a
sporty
dirección (f)
address
divorciado/a
divorced
educado/a
polite
egoísta
selfish
encontrar
to find/meet
enamorado/a de
to be in love with
familia (f)
family
feo/a
ugly
gafas (f)
glasses
gemelo/a (m/f)
twin
generoso (m)
generous
hablador/a
chatty, talkative
hermano/a (m/f)
brother/sister
hermanastro/a (m/f)
half-brother/sister
hijo/a (m/f)
son/daughter
hombre (m)
man
honrado/a
honest
gato/a
cat
joven
young
largo/a
long
lindo/a
sweet, cute
loco/a
mad, crazy
madre (f)
mother
maleducado/a
rude, impolite
mamá (m)
mummy
marido (m)
husband
mascota (f)
pet
mayor
older
menor
younger
mimado/a
spoilt
muerto/a
dead
mujer (f)
woman, wife
nacionalidad (f)
nationality
niño/a (m/f)
child
novia
friend/girlfriend
novio
friend/boyfriend
padre (m)
father
padres (m)
parents
papá (m)
daddy
pariente (m/f)
relative
pelirrojo/a
red-headed, auburn, ginger
pelo (m)
hair
pequeño/a
small
perder
to lose
perezoso/a
lazy
perro (m)
dog
pez dorado/de colores (m)
goldfish
piso (m)
flat
prima
female cousin
primo
male cousin
querer
to wish, to want, to love
ratón (m)
mouse
reírse
to laugh
rizado/a
curly
rubio/a
blonde
saber
to know (a fact)
seguro/a de sí mismo/a
self-confident
simpático/a
pleasant
sobrino/a (m/f)
nephew/niece
soltero/a
single
tener X (años de edad)
to be X (years old)
tener pelo (oscuro)
to have (dark) hair
tío/tía (m/f)
uncle/aunt
tímido/a
shy
tonto/a
stupid
tortuga (f)
tortoise/turtle
travieso/a
naughty
triste
sad
único/a
unique, only
vecino/a (m/f)
neighbour
viejo/a
old
voz (f)
voice
a menudo
often
a veces
sometimes
abrebotellas (m)
bottle opener
abrelatas (m)
can opener
acostarse
to go to bed
afeitarse
to shave
algodón (m)
cotton
almohada (f)
pillow
anillo (m)
ring (jewellery)
añadir
to add
apagar
to switch off
armario (m)
cupboard
aspiradora (f)
vacuum cleaner
ayudar
to help
bajar
to go downstairs
bañarse
to have a bath
basura (f)
rubbish
bolso (m)
handbag
cacerola (f)
saucepan
cafetera (f)
coffee maker
caja (f)
box
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drawer
camiseta (f)
T-shirt
camisón (m)
nightdress
cara (f)
face
casi nunca
rarely, not often
cepillo (m)
hairbrush
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toothbrush
champú (m)
shampoo
chándal (m)
track suit
chaqueta (f)
jacket
cepillar
to brush
cerrar
to switch off/to close
cinturón (m)
belt
cocinar
to cook
colgante (m)
pendant (jewellery)
conocer
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cortar
to cut
cubo (m) de basura
dustbin
cuchara (f)
spoon
cucharilla (f)
teaspoon
cuchillo (m)
knife
cuidar
to mind (a child)
desayunar
to have breakfast
despertador (m)
alarm clock
despertarse
to wake up
divertirse
to have fun
ducharse
to (take a) shower
echar
to pour
edredón (m)
continental quilt, duvet
en casa
at home
encender
to switch on
esperar
to wait for
estante (m)
shelf
flor (f)
flower
fregadero (m)
sink
fregar
to wash dishes
gato (m)
cat
guantes (m)
gloves
hacer la cama
to make the bed
hacer las tareas domésticas
to do the housework
hora (f)
time (of day)
ir de compras
to go shopping
jabón (m)
soap
jersey (m)
sweater, pullover
joya (f)
jewel
lana (f)
wool
lavar la ropa
to do the laundry
lavar los platos
to wash the dishes
lavarse
to wash oneself
levantarse
to get up
limpiar
to clean
limpiarse los dientes
to brush your teeth
los lunes/los martes
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llavero (m)
key ring
manta (f)
blanket
mantel (m)
tablecloth
maquillaje (m)
make-up
medias (f)
tights
ordenar
to tidy up/to put away
pantalón (m)
pair of trousers
par de
pair of
pasar la aspiradora
to vacuum
pasear con el perro
to walk the dog
pendientes (m)
earrings
pertenencias (f)
things, belongings
pijama (m)
pyjamas
pintalabios (m)
lipstick
planchar
to iron
plato (m)
plate
plato (de servir) (m)
(serving) dish
poner la mesa
to set the table
por la(s) mañana(s)/por la(s) tarde(s)
in the morning(s)/in the afternoon(s)
prenda (f)
garment
prepararse para
to get ready (for)
regresar a casa
to return home
reloj (m) (de pulsera)
wristwatch
sábana (f)
(bed)sheet
sacar (la basura)
to take out/empty (the rubbish bin)
salir
to go out
(hecho de) seda
(made of) silk
servir
to serve
sudadera (f)
sweatshirt
tapa (f)/tapón (m)
cap
tarde
late
taza (f)
cup
tazón (m)
bowl
temprano/a
early
tenedor (m)
fork
tener calor
to be hot
tener frío
to be cold
tener hambre
to be hungry
tener sed
to be thirsty
toalla (de baño) (f)
(bath) towel
trabajar
to work
trabajar en el jardín
to work in the garden
traer
to bring
vaso (m)
glass
vestirse
to get dressed
zapatillas (f) deportivas
trainers
aceite (m)
oil
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olives
agua (f) mineral
mineral water
ahumada (f)
smoked
albaricoque (m)
apricot
aliño de aceite y vinagre (m)
oil and vinegar dressing
almuerzo (f)
lunch
aperitivo (m)
aperitif
arroz (m)
rice
asado/a
roasted
atún (m)
tuna
azúcar (m)
sugar
bien hecho/a
well done
beber
to drink
bebida (f)
drink
bebida gaseosa (f)
fizzy drink
beicon (m)
bacon
bistec (m)
steak (beef)
bocadillo (de queso/jamon)
(cheese/ham) sandwich
bueno/a
good
cacerola (f)
casserole
café (m) (con leche)
coffee (with milk)
caracol (m)
snail
carne (f)
meat
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lamb/mutton
carne (f) de vaca
beef
carnicería (f)
butcher's shop
comida (f)
food
cebolla (f)
onion
cena (f)
dinner
cenar/almorzar
to have a meal
cerdo (m)
pork
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beer
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mushroom
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chorizo (m)
cooked meat sausage
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pancake/waffle stall
ciruela (f)
plum
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Brussel sprouts
coliflor (f)
cauliflower
comer
to eat
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meal/food
conejo (m)
rabbit
confitería (f)
sweet shop
cordero (m)
lamb
delicioso/a
delicious
desayuno (m)
breakfast
dulce
sweet
dulces (m)
sweets
empanada de carne (f)
meat pie
ensalada (f) verde
green salad
entrada (f)
starter
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canapes
espresso (m)
black coffee, espresso coffee
filete (m)
fillet
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raspberry
fresa (f)
strawberry
fresco/a
fresh
gamba (f)
shrimp, prawn
gofre (m)
waffle
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peas
harina (f)
flour
helado (m)
ice cream
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egg
jamón (m)
ham
judías verdes (f)
green beans
lata (f)
can/tin
leche (f)
milk
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vegetables
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butter
manzana (f)
apple
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seafood
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mussels
mejor
better
melocotón (m)
peach
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today's special, dish of the day
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jam
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mustard
naranja (f)
orange
nata (f)
cream
pan (m)
bread
pan con mantequilla
(slice of) bread and butter
pan (m) tostado
toast
panecillo (m)
bread roll
panadería (f)
bread shop
pasta (f)
pasta
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cake
pastelería (f)
bakery
patata (f)
potato
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paté de carne
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pato (m)
duck
pavo (m)
turkey
(pequeño) pedazo/trozo de
(small) piece of
pepino (m)
cucumber
pera (f)
pear
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fish
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fishmonger's shop
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pineapple
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banana
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meal
pollo (m)
chicken
pomelo (m)
grapefruit
postre (m)
dessert/pudding
probar
to taste, to sample
¡que aproveche!
enjoy your meal!
queso (m)
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rebanada de
slice of
receta (f)
recipe
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cabbage
rico/a
tasty, full of flavour
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cider
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tea
ternera (f)
veal
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tomato
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Spanish potato omelette
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pancake
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trout
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nougat
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grape
vegetariano/a
vegetarian
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vegetable
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raw vegetables
vinagre (m)
vinegar
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wine
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yog(h)urt
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carrot
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juice
actualidades (f)
current affairs
ataque (m)
attack
ayuda (f) caritativa/donación (f) (sin impuestos)
gift aid
campeón/ona (m/f)
champion
Casa Blanca (f)
the White House
centenario/a (m/f)
person aged 100
cien años de edad
100 years old
cohete espacial (m)
space rocket
consumo (m) de drogas (en el deporte)
drug taking (in sport)
crisis (f)
crisis
debate (m)
debate
delincuente (m)
delinquent
demostración (f) (political)
(political) demonstration
derechos humanos
human rights
descubrimiento (m)
discovery
descubrir
to discover
desempleado/a
unemployed person
desempleo (m)
unemployment
discutir
to discuss
droga (f)
drug
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epidemic
espacio (m)
space
espía (m/f)
spy
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border
guerra (civil) (f)
(civil) war
huelga (f)
strike
investigador/ora (m/f)
researcher
Juegos Olímpicos (m)
Olympic Games
manifestante (m)
demonstrator
medalla (f)
medal
(primer) ministro (m)
(prime) minister
noticias (f)
news
política (f)
politics/policy
político/a
politician
premio (m)
prize
Premio Nobel (m)
Nobel Prize
Premios Goya (m)
Spanish film awards
recibir
to receive
reina (f)
queen
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king
rico/a
rich
soldado (m)
soldier
actuación (f)
performance
adulto/a (m/f)
adult
aficionado/a
fan
alumno/a (m/f)
student
anuncio (m)
advertisement
asiento (m)
seat
atasco (m)
traffic jam, holdup
billete (m)
ticket
canal (de televisión) (m)
(television) channel
canción (f)
song
cantante (m/f)
singer
cantar
to sing
circulación (f)
traffic
comedia (f)
comedy
comedia (f) de situación
sitcom
conmovedor/ora
moving
costar
to cost
cuanto/a
how much?
describir
to describe
dibujos animados (m)
cartoons
divertido/a
amusing
doblado/a
dubbed
documental (m)
documentary
efectos especiales (m)
special effects
emisora de radio (f)
radio station
empezar
to start
entrada (f)
entrance
escuchar
to listen to
estrella (f)
star (men and women)
famoso/a (m/f)
celebrity (men and women)
fin (m)
end
gracioso/a
funny
hacer zapping
to channel hop
leer
to read
lista de precios (f)
list of prices
matar
to kill
moda (f)
fashion
mostrar
to show
novela (de aventuras) (f)
(adventure) novel
noticias (f)
news
obra (f)
play
ola (f)
wave (sea)
película de crimen (f)
crime film
película de miedo (f)
horror film
periódico (m)
newspaper
policíaca (f)
detective (film/novel)
precio (m)
price
presentador/ora del telediario (m/f) -newsreader/presenter
...
programa (m)
programme, broadcast
programa concurso (m)
game show
programas (m pl) 'reality'- reality televisión
...
reducido/a
reduced
reportaje (de deporte) (m)
(sports) report
reservar
to book (ahead)
serie (f)
series
sesión (f)
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subtitulado/a
subtitled
tarifa (f)
tariff/price
telenovela (f)
serial, soap opera
televisión (f)
television/radio set
terminar
to finish
triste
sad
tornado (m)
tornado
ver
to watch, to look at
víctimo/a
victim (men and women)
ahorrar
to save
calentamiento global (m)
global warming
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change
capa de ozono
(f) ozone layer
carbón (m)
coal
catástrofe (m)
catastrophy
contaminación (f)
contamination
contaminado/a
polluted
destruir
to destroy
ecológico/a
ecological
efecto invernadero (m)
greenhouse effect
en peligro de extinción
endangered, disappearing
energía nuclear (f)
(nuclear) energy
especie (f)
species
fuga de petróleo (f)
oil slick
incendio forestal (m)
(forest) fire
inundación (f)
flood
limpio/a
clean
lluvia ácida (f)
acid rain
madera
wood, timber
medio ambiente (m)
environment
orgánico/a
organic
petróleo (m)
crude oil, petroleum
reciclaje (m)
recycling
seguridad (f)
safety
selva tropical (f)
rainforest
sequía (f)
drought
ser ecológico/a
to be 'green'/ecologically aware
subir
to go up (temperature)
sucio/a
dirty
temer
to fear, to be afraid
terremoto (m)
earthquake
tierra (f)
earth, world
ayuda (f)
help
bajar/subir
to download/to upload
(sala de) chat (m)
chat room
chatear
to chat (online)
contraseña (f)
password
copiar
to copy
correo electrónico (f)
electronic mail/email
cortar
to cut
cursor (m)
cursor
disco duro (m)
hard disk/hard drive
en línea
online
hacer clic
to click
móvil (m)
mobile phone
música (f)
music
navegar internet
to surf the web
ordenador (m)
computer
página (f) web
web page
pantalla (f)
screen
pegar
to paste
portátil (m)
laptop
ratón (m)
(computer) mouse
red social (f)
social network
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DVD player
SMS (m)
text message
software (m)
software
teclado (m)
keyboard
televisión por satélite (f)
satellite TV
acróbata (m/f)
acrobat
anillo con piedra (m)
ring with stone
animal (m)
animal
autoservicio (m)
self-service restaurant
besar
to kiss
bienvenido/a
welcome
boda (f)
wedding
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bottle
ceremonia (f)
ceremony
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circus
compromiso (m)
engagement
con la familia, como una familia
with the family, as a family
conocer
to meet/know (people)
cumpleaños (m)
birthday
curioso/a
odd, curious, strange
darle la bienvenida (a alguien)
to welcome (someone)
día de fiesta (m)
day off, holiday
elegante
smart, stylish, 'posh'
emocionante
exciting, gripping
encantado/a
delighted
especialidad (f)
speciality
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show
esperar
to wait
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(school) outing
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party
guardián (m)
(zoo)keeper
hacer deporte
to do sports
hola
hello
impresionante
impressive
joyería (f)
jewel(s)/jewellery
lazo (m)
ribbon
luz (f)
light
mantel (m)
table cloth
merienda (f)
picnic
museo (m)
museum
novia (f)
bride
novio (m)
groom
parque acuatico (m)
waterpark, aquapark
parque de atracciones (m)
theme park
parque (m) zoológico
zoo
perfume (m)
perfume
presentar
to introduce
prometido/a (m/f)
fiancé, betrothed
¡que aproveche!
enjoy your meal
regalo (m)
present
reloj (m)
watch
restaurante de comida rápida (m)
fast-food restaurant
salida (f)
exit, way out
servilleta (f)
table napkin, serviette
tarta de fiesta (f)
celebration cake
tutear
to address someone as 'tú'
vestido (m)
dress
visitante (m)/invitado/a (m/f)
visitor
visitar
to visit (people)
ajedrez (m)
chess
amigo/a por correspondencia (m/f)
penfriend
andar
to walk
atletismo (m)
athletics
bailar
to dance
balón (m)
ball
bolera (f)
(ten-pin) bowling alley
bricolaje (m)
do it yourself (DIY)
campo de deportes (m)
sports ground
caña de pescar (f)
fishing rod
club de jóvenes (m)
youth club
correr
to run
cuidar el jardín
to garden
deportivo/a
sporty
descansar
to rest
dibujar
to draw
discoteca (f)
discotheque, nightclub
divertirse
to enjoy
en (mi) casa
at (my) home
en casa de X
at X's house
equipo (m)
team
escuchar
to listen
estadio (m)
stadium
flauta (f)
flute
flauta dulce (f)
(descant) recorder
futból (m)
(foot)ball
gimnasia (f)
gymnastics
hacer bricolaje
to tinker, to do odd jobs
hacer deportes
to do sports
hacer entrenamiento con pesas
to do weight training
hacer equitación
to ride horses
hacer esquí acuático
to water ski
hacer footing/jogging
to go jogging
hacer monopatín
to skate
hacer natación
to swim
hacer vela
to sail
hacer windsurf
to windsurf
ir a jugar a los bolos/la petanca
to go (tenpin) bowling
ir a nadar
to go swimming
ir a patinar
to go rollerblading
ir de paseo
to go for a walk
ir de pesca
to go fishing
jardinería (f)
gardening
juego (m) de mesa
board game
juego (m) electrónico
electronic game
jugador (m)
player
juguete (m)
toy
lectura (f)
reading
leer
to read
montar a caballo
to ride a horse
montar en bicicleta
to ride a bike
nadar
to swim
novela (f)
novel
ocio (m)
leisure
partido de (m)
match of, game of
pasatiempo (m)
pastime/hobby
pasear
to go for a walk
patinaje artístico
(figure) skating
patines de hielo (m)
ice skates
patines de rueda (m)
rollerskates
pelota (f)
(tennis) ball
pertenecer a
to belong to
piano (m)
piano
pintar
to paint
pista (f) de hielo
ice-skating rink
polideportivo (m)
sports centre
presentarse
to enter (for competition)
raqueta (f)
racket
relajarse
to relax
salir
to go out
saltar
to jump
tambores (m)
drums
tiempo libre (m)
free time
tirar
to throw
tocar
to touch/to play instruments
traer
to fetch
trompeta (f)
trumpet
videojuego (m)
video game
violín (m)
violin
abierto/a
opening
abrir
to open
ahorrar
to save/to make savings
autoservicio (m)
self-service
banco (m)
bank
barato/a
cheap
bolsa (de plástico) (f)
(plastic) bag
bombonería (f)
sweet shop
caja (f)
till, cash desk
cambio
(small) change, coins/currency
carnicería (f)
butcher's shop
caro/a
expensive
cartero (m)
wallet
casa de cambio (f)
foreign exchange office
centro commercial (m)
shopping centre, shopping mall
cerrando (m)
closing
cerrar
to close
charcutería (f)
cooked meat shop
cheque (m) de viaje
traveller's cheque
cliente (m/f)
customer, client
comprar
to buy
compras (f)
purchases
costar
to cost
cuanto/a
how much
cuenta (f)
bill
cuero (m)
leather
dinero (m)
pocket money
elección (f)
choice
escaparate (m)
shop window
estanco (m)
tobacconist
farmacia (f)
chemist's shop
grandes almacenes (f)
department store
hacer la compra
to go shopping (for essentials)
hipermercado (m)
hypermarket
ir de compras
to go shopping (for pleasure)
joyería (f)
jewellery
librería (f)
bookshop
mercado (m)
market
mirar escaparates
to window shop
monedero (m)
purse
panadería (f)
bakery
papelería (f)
stationery shop
pedir
to order
precio (m)
price
propina (f)
tip
rebajas (f)
sales
ropa (f)
clothes
sección (f)
department (of store)
servicio incluído
service included
sombrero (m)
hat
suéter (m)
jumper
supermercado (m)
supermarket
talla (f)
shoe size
tamaño (m)
clothes size
tarjeta (f) de crédito
credit card
tarjeta de débito (f)
debit card
tendero/a (m/f)
shopkeeper
tienda (f)
shop
tienda de regalos (m)
gift shop
vender
to sell
zapatos (m)
shoes
adelgazar
to lose weight
agrandar
to get taller
alcohol (m)
alcohol
asma (m)
asthma
boca (f)
mouth
brazo (m)
arm
cabeza (f)
head
caerse
to fall
cita (f)
appointment/meeting
corazón (m)
heart
cuerpo (m)
body
dedo (m)
finger
descansar
to rest
diarrea (f)
diarrhoea
diente (m)
tooth
dormir
to sleep
ejercicio (m)
exercise
engordar
to put on weight
enfermarse
to become ill, to fall sick
enfermedad (f)
illness
enfermero/a (m/f)
nurse
enfermo/a
ill, sick
estar de buena forma
to be in good shape, to be very well
estar resfriado
to have a cold
estómago (m)
stomach
estrés (m)
stress
fiebre (f)
fever
fumador/ora (m/f)
smoker
fumar
to smoke
garganta (f)
throat
golpear
to hit, to knock
gripe (f)
flu, influenza
hacerse daño
to hurt oneself
herido/a
injured
hospital (m)
hospital
jarabe (m)
syrup
lengua (f)
tongue
mano (f)
hand
medicina (f)
medicine
mejorarse
to be better, to improve
muela (f)
tooth
oído (m)
ear
ojo (m)
eye
pañuelo (m)
handkerchief
pastilla (f)
pill, tablet
pecho (m)
chest
picadura (f)
bite
picar
to bite
pie (m)
foot
quedarse en la cama
to stay in bed
marearse
to feel dizzy
médico/a (m/f)
doctor
nariz (f)
nose
pierna (f)
leg
receta (f)
prescription
respirar
to breathe
rodilla (f)
knee
salud (f)
health
sangre (f)
blood
sano/a
healthy
sentirse enfermo/a
to feel sick
serio/a
serious
Servicios de Emergencias Médicas (m)
ambulance service
sufrir
to suffer
tabaco (m)
tobacco
tener dolor de cabeza
to have a headache
tener dolor de espalda
to have backache
tener dolor de estómago
to have stomachache
tener dolor de garganta
to have a sore throat
tener dolor de muelas
to have
toothache
...
tener dolor de oídos (m)
to have earache
tener fiebre
to have a temperature
tirita (f)
sticking plaster
tomar
to take
tortícolis (m)
stiff neck
toser
to cough
vomitar
to be sick
AVE: Alta Velocidad Española
high- speed train
IVA: Impuesto sobre el Valor Añadido
VAT (Value Added Tax)
ONU: Organización de las Naciones Unidas
UN (United Nations)
RENFE: Red Nacional de Ferrocarriles Españoles
Spanish Railways
Sr: Señor
Mr
Sra: Señora
Mrs
Srta: Señorita
Miss
TVE: Televisión Española
Spanish TV
UE: Unión Europea
EU (European Union)
adiós
goodbye
buenas noches
good night
buenas tardes
good afternoon
gracias
thank you
hasta luego
see you later
hasta manaña
see you tomorrow
hasta pronto
see you soon
hola
hello
lo siento/perdón
sorry
por favor
please
saludos (m)
regards
¡socorro!
help!
a
to
antes
before
a través de
through
cerca de
near
con
with
contra
against
de
of/from
debajo
below
debido a/a causa de
because of
delante de
in front of
desde
since
después
after
detrás
behind
durante
during/for
en
in
en caso de que
in case of
en la casa de
at the home of
en la parte superior de
at the top of
enfrente de
opposite
entre
between
excepto
except for
fuera
out
hacia
towards
hasta
until
lejos de
far from
para/por
for
por todas partes
everywhere
según
according to
sin
without
sobre
about/on top of
actual
present-day
agotado/a
exhausted
agotador/ora
tiring
agradecido/a
grateful
al aire libre
in the open air
alto/a
high
antiguo/a
old/former
asqueroso/a
awful
bajo/a
short (person)