Unit 1 - What a spectacle!

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Unit 1 - What a spectacle!
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  1. a flair
    talento, don
  2. a panache
    estilo
  3. to run up
    acumular: We run up a bill of eighty seven dollars.
  4. to reach into
    rebuscar en
  5. a satchel
    cartera, mochila
  6. a rendition
    interpretación: Ejemplo.
  7. a stir
    revuelo
  8. to crane
    estirar (neck): Guests at neighbouring tables craned their necks.
  9. to drift
    vagar, ir a la deriva
  10. to reel
    tambalearse
  11. counterfeit /'kawntefit/
    falsificado: They were arrested for producing counterfeit banknotes.
  12. to grace
    honrar, embellecer: You grace our table with your presence.
  13. not to take kindly to
    no hacerle gracia algo a alguien: He didn't take kindly to the interruption.
  14. embroiled
    envuelto: They became embroiled in the family quarrel.
  15. to raid
    hace una redada
  16. a suit
    demanda: She filed a suit against the builders.
  17. to be on appeal
    estar (un caso judicial) en curso
  18. to commission
    encargar
  19. to foresee
    prever
  20. to gawk
    curiosear, mirar con extrañez
  21. to blanch
    quedarse pálido de miedo
  22. mischevious
    travieso
  23. impish
    travieso
  24. to embark on
    embarcarse en (un nuevo proyecto)
  25. a denomination
    valor financiero (monedas, etc)
  26. to tame
    domar
  27. tame
    • manso (animal)
    • insulso, soso (situation): His party was rather tame.
  28. thorough /ˈθʌrə/
    • minucioso (work): They made a thorough search of the premises.
    • concienzudo (person)
    • profundo (knowledge)
  29. a premise
    premisa
  30. premises
    instalaciones: We allow no gambling on the premises.
  31. an encore /ˈɑːnkɔːr/
    repetición, bis (concert)
  32. abreast
    al día, actualizado: He likes to keep abreast of current events.
  33. a ball pen
    bolígrafo
  34. a coaster
    posavasos
  35. a thimble
    dedal
  36. to giggle
    reírse tontamente
  37. universally appealing
    para todos los gustos
  38. to skim
    leer por encima: Just skim the first few pages and tell me what you think.
  39. for art's sake
    por amor al arte, el arte por el arte (considerar el arte como un bien completo en sí mismo)
  40. what a spectacle!
    ¡qué espectáculo!

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