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2010-11-22 23:51:44

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  1. retar
    to dare someoone to do something
  2. atreverse a
    to dare your self to do something
  3. solo
  4. Sólo
  5. Realizar
    to carry out, to achieve
  6. Darse cuenta de
    to realize, or recogonize
  7. dejar + direct object means
    • to leave something,
    • dejé mi auto en el estacionamiento (i left my car in the parking lot)
  8. dejar + infinitive
    • to allow or to let
    • mis padres no me dejaban conducir de noche. (My
    • parents didn’t let me drive at night)
  9. dejar de + infinitive + direct object
    • to stop doing something
    • dejaste de buscar un auto Nuevo (did you stop looking
    • for a new car)
  10. un poco de
    • to express a Little
    • necesitamos un poco de combustible. (We need a Little fuel.)
  11. Pocos/pocas
    • few (with respect to a limit in number) there are few
    • energy sources left.
  12. Poco/poca
    • to express little with respect to amount, scope or degree
    • Tristemente, usamos poca energía solar. (Sadly, we use little solar energy.)
  13. Pequeño/a/s
    • small, little
    • Aun los bosques pequenos son importantes. (Even small forests are important)
  14. calidad
    • Quality in measures of worth.
    • Todo depende de la calidad de los materials. (Everything
    • depends on the quality of materials.)
  15. Cualidad
    • quality as in characteristics of a person or thing
    • Su dedicadion es la cualidad que mas admire en el. His
    • dedication is the quality I most admire in him.
  16. Recordar/acordarse
    synonymous for rememebr
  17. acordar
    to agree, resolve by common consent
  18. Quedarse
    to stay in place jose se quedo en chile hast 2006.
  19. Quedar
    • be left/remain (used with an adj)
    • laura quedo triste con la noticia. She was left sad by the news.
  20. Quedar
    • to be located
    • la casa queda cerca de la estacion de trenes.
  21. Soportar
    to put up with, to tolerate
  22. apoyar
    to support
  23. El recuerdo
    memory as in remembrance
  24. La memoria
    memory (capacity)
  25. Pero
    when second part of the sentence does no correct the first part
  26. Sino
    • when the first part of the sentence is negative and the second part is a noun, adj, adverb, prepositional phrase that corrects the same in the first part.
    • No yo vanidoso sino sensible
  27. Sino que
    • if the second part of the sentence has a new verb.
    • manuel no se obesiona con las artes sino que se apasiona por ellas.
  28. Querer
    want a thing, activity, or to love someone
  29. Amar
    means to love someone deeply, family, religious, deep love.
  30. DO NOT need a preposition even though in English they do.
    • Agradecer to thank for
    • Buscar to look for
    • Esperar to wait for
    • Pagar to pay for
  31. Excitante
    to inspire a feeling of passion
  32. emocionante
    thrilling, touching, exciting
  33. tocar
    to play an instrument, and to knock
  34. Parercerse a
    to look like
  35. Parecer
    before an adj adverb or subordinate clause means to seem
  36. todo
  37. cada
  38. the + adj+ direct object
    • the important thing is
    • lo importante es
    • lo +adj+singular masucline adj
  39. saber a
    to taste like
  40. oler a
    • to smell like
    • hue, huele stem change,
    • esta sopa huele a mariscos
  41. copa
    wine glass, tomar una copa
  42. taza
    hot drinks, measuring cup
  43. vaso
    for most beverages, juice, milk, water etc.
  44. Abuser de than object that was taken advantage of or abused
    El hombre abuso de la generosidad de mi tío
    • Object following de
    • el hombre abuso de la generosidad de mi tio
  45. actualmente
  46. de hecho
  47. funcionar
    to function correctly, a machine
  48. servir
    • devices that are no longer serving their purpose
    • este diseño ya no seirve
  49. trabajar
    labor, a persons work
  50. May I have the budget form
    • puede traerme el presupuesto (can I have the budget please)
    • (puede+ darme, traerme, etc)
  51. I had coffee to drink
    Don’t say tuve refereeing to having had something to drink use pedir, comer, tomar
  52. desde
    time and distance
  53. puesto que
    since, because of, as a result of