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A

Aim

Accurate

Alike

Apprehensive

Approach

B
Biased

Blazing row

Blunt

Breed

Bruise
Bubbelinng

Bubbly

C
Cautious

Claim

Cast

Coming of age

Commemoration

Comprehensible

Comprehensive

Compulsory

Conveive

Cramped

Cranky

D
Daunting

Diligently

Doodle

Drawback

Eager

Economic

Economical

Endure

Entail

Elated

Envy

Escalate

F
Fast, fasting

Fasten

Fair

Famished
Farce

Fleet

Fulfill(accomplish)

G
Gathering

Get in touch

To get your own

Grumpy

H
Hence

Hitchhike

I
Inquisitive

Invaluable

J
Jester

Jump the queue

K
Keen on

Knock down

L
Laid-back

In layman's term

Lent
Loan

Loose ends

M
Make a living

Manufacturer

Marginalize
Milestone

Mingle

Mixed bag of

Memorable

Memorial day

Ordeal

Outline

Outrage

Parade

Pensive

Priceless

Pull yourself toge

R
Reliable

Retailer
Riddle
Risktaker

Resemble

Rodent

S
Script

Score

Sensitive

Sensible

Sharp

Sloth

Snail

Sting

Struggle

Skimming

Soap opera

Solemn

Sue

Surgeon

Supporting role

Stewardess
Swamp

T
Tipsy

Toss

Troubleshoot

Undeniable

Underwroght

Uplift

Upon

W
Wasp

To be well of

Widespread

Wire

Wisdom

Wisdom teeth

Worthless

Wounded

Wrinke

Withstand

Wholesaler

Work-wise

Apuntar || Tener algo como objetivo


The soldier aimed his rifle and fired.
El soldado apunt al enemigo con su rifle.
The students aim for high marks during examinations.
Los estudiantes tienen como objetivo obtener buenas notas en los exmenes.

Preciso, exacto, certero


The thermometer's reading is very accurate.
La lectura del termmetro es muy precisa.

Paecido, parecerse
The faces of the father and the son are alike.
Las caras del padre y del hijo son parecidas.

Ansioso, inquieto
She said she wasn't apprehensive about the trip because it had been
vetted by the CDC and the Department of Health and Human Services

Acercarse, aproximarse
The deer began to run as the wolves approached.
El ciervo empez a correr cuando los lobos se acercaron.

Parcial, partidista || sesgado


He's biased because his nephew's one of the applicants.
l es parcial porque su sobrino es uno de los candidatos.

Discusin fuerte, pelea fuerte, reyerta

Kim had a blazing row with Kanye after he found out about the pictures

Desafilado
The new knofe was really blunt
El cuchillo nuevo estaba muy desafilado

Reporducirse|| Criar || Engendrar || Raza


Local people began to breed cats in the town Cloath Hall
Personas de la ciudad empezaron a criar gatos en el "mercado"

Moratn
Hablar sin que el receptor comprenda lo que dices
No wonder promoter Eddie Hearn was babbling about Joshua

Burbujeante || Alegre, feliz


Her bubbly personality's just perfect for a salesperson.
Su personalidad alegre es simplemente perfecta para ser vendedora.

Cauteloso, cauto, precavido, prudente


to make a cautious statement
hacer una declaracin prudente
You described the situation, Commissioner, but I urge you tobe cautious.
Usted ha descrito la situacin, seor Comisario, pero lo insto a que tenga cuidado.

Declaracin || Asegurar || Demanda


Their claim was that they had been cheated.
En su declaracin dijo que les haban estafado.
Roger claims that he has seen aliens.
Roger asegura haber visto extraterrestres.
he driver filed an insurance claim.
El conductor present una demanda.

Reparto, elenco
The cast of the play includes some popular actors.
El reparto incluye algunos actores famosos.

Mayora de edad
An unusual coming of age ceremony

Conmemoracin
Navy vessels open to public during Anzac centenarycommemoration in Albany

Comprensible
I've never read an article by him that I found comprehensible.
No he ledo ni un slo artculo de l que fuera comprensible.

Completo, amplio, abarcador


His range of knowledge is very comprehensive (free trans)
Su rango de conocimiento es muy amplio

Obligatorio
Should sex education be compulsory?
Debe la educacin sexual ser obligatoria?

Concebir || Concebir, quedarse embarazada


We conceived a plan to sneak away in the night.
Concebimos un plan para escabullirnos por la noche.
Doctors are investigating why she's unable to conceive.

Los doctores estn investigando por qu no puede concebir.

Estrecho, apretado, contrado


Our house is so full of junk that we are cramped for room.
Nuestra vivienda est tan llena de trastos que no cabe un alfiler.

Enfadado, de mal humor, picajoso


The baby's always cranky when she first wakes up.
l beb siempre est enfadado cuando se levanta.

Sobreacogedor, desmoralizador, desalentador


I am feeling daunting start the exams tomorrow (free translation)
Siento desmoralizante empezar los examenes maana

Diligente, laborioso || Cuidadoso, servicial


Our company rewards diligent employees with regular promotions.
Nuestra compaa premia a los empleados diligentes con ascensos regulares.
His diligent attention meant he caught the mistake immediately.
Su diligente atencin hizo que percibiera el error de inmediato.

Garabatear
I doodle when I'm on the phone and it helps me think.
Garabateo cuando hablo por telfono y me ayuda a pensar.

Desventaja, inconveniente
The only drawback of draft cocktails is that there are limits to the
types of drinks you can make

Entusiasta || Ansioso, deseado


He is an eager reader of mystery novels.
Es un entusiasta lector de novelas de misterio.
I am eager to show you my new house.
Estoy ansioso por ensearte mi nueva casa.

pertains to the economy, finances or wealth.


The economic deceleration will likely cause a further fall in unemployment
The host will interview the winners and losers from current economic situation

something saves money or resources or is not wasteful of money or resources.


The most practical and economical way to see Brazil is by air

Sobrevivir, superar || Sufrir || Perdurar || Resistir || Tolerar

Conllevar, implicar
Alves: 'Most people don't know what independence entails'
Alves:'Mucha gente no conoce lo que implica la independencia'

Exultante, eufrico, entusiasmado, jubiloso


We were elated with the news about the wedding.
Estbamos exultantes con las noticias sobre la boda.

Envidia, codicia
Her long blonde hair is the envy of all her friends.

Su largo pelo rubio es la envidia de todas sus amigas

Intensificarse
The critical newspaper article caused the argument to escalate.
El crtico artculo en el peridico hizo que la discusin de intensificara.

Ayuno

Abrocharse

Justo || Palido, claro || Feria


Their boss made a fair decision that they could both respect.
El jefe tom una decisin justa que ambos pudieron respetar.
The Scottish girl had beautifully fair skin.
a nia escocesa tena una hermosa piel clara.
Can we go to the fair and ride on the merry-go-round?
Podemos ir a la feria y montarnos en el carrusel?

Famlico, hambriento
Farsa, comedia
The play was a classic farce about marital infidelity.
La obra era una clsica farsa sobre la infidelidad matrimonial.

Flota

Cumplir, consumar realizar


You will be paid when you've fulfilled your contractual obligations.
Se te pagar cuando hayas cumplido tus obligaciones contractuales.

Unin, recolecta
Gathering information
Recolectando informacin

Ponerse en contacto con


Therefore we decided to get in touch with you
Por lo tanto decidimos ponernos en contacto contigo

Vengarse de alguien
I'm going to get my own back on you
Voy a vengarme de ti

Cascarrabias, grun

As que, por tanto, por consiguiente


Your grammar is weak, hence the low mark I've given you.
Tu gramtica es mediocre, as que te he dado una mala calificacin.

Hacer dedo, hacer autostop


Young people don't hitchhike today like they used to.
Hoy en da la gente joven no hace dedo como antes.

Curioso, inquisitivo
Children are naturally inquisitive about family relationships.
Los nios son naturalmente curiosos de las relaciones familiares.
He turned to me and gave me an inquisitive look.
Se gir hacia m y me lanz una mirada inquisitiva.

Impagable
Talking with my parent yesterday was invaluable
Hablar con mis padres ayer fue impagable

Bufn || Bromista
Jesters amused the court with singing and acrobatics.
Los bufones entretuvieron a la corte con cantos y acrobacias.
Don't be such a jester just tell me the plain truth.
No seas bromista, slo dime la cruda verdad.
Saltarse la cola

Aficionado/a
He's very keen on eating Chinese food!
Es muy aficionado a la comida china.

Derribar || Abaratar
he old office building was knocked down to make place for a new shopping mall.
Tiraron abajo el viejo edificio para construir un nuevo centro comercial.
No one was buying anything so they decided to knock down the prices.
adie estaba comprando nada as que decidieron abaratar los precios.

Tranquilo, despreocupado
He had a laid back attitude to his job.
Tena una actitud despreocupada con su trabajo.

En terminos secillos, en lenguaje llano (hablando en plata)


In layman's terms, meditation made parts of the brain corresponding to
emotion and perception thicker.

Cuaresma
Prestamo
ll take out a loan to pay for tuition.

Pedir un prstamo para pagarme los estudios.

Cabos sueltos
Tie up loose ends
Atar los cabos sueltos

Ganarse la vida
He made a living by trading in stocks and shares.
Se gana la vida vendiendo en un puesto callejero.

Productor, productora, fabricante


Schweppes is a major soft drinks manufacturer and they have factories in many different countries.
Schweppes en un importante fabricante de refrescos y tiene fbricas en muchos pases .

Marginar
Cuentaquilometros || escaln, peldao, hito (en tu vida)

Mezclarse, relacionarse, socializarse


I can't stay talking to you all evening, I must mingle with the guests.
No puedo quedarme ms tiempo charlando, debo atender a los invitados.

Surtido (figurativo informal)


James Morrison received a mixed bag of reviews.
James Morrison recibio una surtida cantidad de criticas.

Memorable,sobresaliente || recordable, fcil de recordar


What were the most memorable movies of 2012?
Cules son las pelculas ms memorables del 2012?
I don't find that particular mnemonic at all memorable.
No me parece que esa regla mnemotcnica sea particularmente recordable.

Da de los cados
The event, commemorated annually around the world as HolocaustMemorial Day

Dura experiencia, prueba, sufrimiento


Speed skating: Christie returns stronger after Olympic ordeal

Contorno
She drew the outline of her hand on the paper.
Dibuj el contorno de su mano en un papel.

Furia, indignacin
Hilary's outrage grew when she read about the latest atrocities.
La furia de Hillary creci cuando ley sobre las ltimas atrocidades.

Procesin, desfile
The music of string bands provided the soundtrack for Sunday'sparade
La msica de las bandas de cuerda proporcion la msica para el desfile del

Pensativo
Another shot captures a pensive moment just before he goes on stage

Inestimable, incalculable
This priceless heirloom belonged to my great-grandmother.
La invaluable reliquia perteneca a mi bisabuela.

Recobrar la compostura
Stop crying and pull yourself together.
Deja de llorar y recobra la compostura.

Fiable
Is this data reliable?
Es fiable este dato?

Minorista, venta al por menor


Acertijo, adivinanza, enigma
Atrevido
I've been a risk-taker all my life.
Durante toda mi vida he sido un atrevido.

Parecerse
That cloud resembles a ship
Esa nube se parece a un barco

Roedor
Some kind of rodent has made its nest in the garage
Alguna especia de roedor ha hecho su nido en el garaje.

Guin

he actors all have a copy of the script.


Todos los actores tienen copia del guin

Partitura, musica. Banda sonora original


The composer wrote the score for the film.
El compositor escribi la msica para la pelcula.

Sensible
My neck is sensitive and gets irritated easily.
Mi cuello es sensible y se irrita fcilmente.

Sensato, prudente, razonable


hope I'll get a sensible price for my mother's old piano.
Espero conseguir un precio razonable por el viejo piano de mam.

Afilado, puntiagudo
The new knife was sharp.
El cuchillo nuevo estaba muy afilado.

Perezoso

Caracol || Correo comn


Most of the bills I receive are emailed, but my tax bill comes by snail mail.
La mayora [] por correo, pero los impuestos llegan por correo comn.

Picotazo, picadura || escozor, ardor


Mosquito bites are far les painful than wasp stings

Prueba || Lucha
The marathon was a struggle for me, but I finished.
El maratn fue una autntica prueba para m pero pude llegar hasta el final.

We watched the fly and his struggle to free himself of the flypaper.
Observamos a la mosca y su lucha por liberarse del papel atrapamoscas.

Echar un vistazo, leer por encima || Desnatar, colar


Dont' just skim over the text when studying, read it carefully
No le eches un vistazo por encima al texto cuando estudias, leelo con cuidado.

Telenovela, culebrn
I love watching soap operas.
Me encanta ver telenovelas.

Serio, solemne, formal


The judge was very solemn as he read the sentence.
El juez estaba muy serio mientras lea la sentencia.

Demanda

Cirujano
NC woman sues surgeon for implanting homemade device in her neck

Papel secundario
He didn't need to be the star of every movie; he was quite happy in supporting roles.
No le importaba no ser la estrella de cada pelcula; era feliz en papeles secundarios.

Azafata - flight attendant


Cienaga
Shrek's swamp
La cienaga de shrek

Achispado
I was a little tipsy and didn't want to say something I'd regret.
Estaba un poco achispado y no quise decir algo de lo que despus me arrepentira.

Lanzar, tirar, echar (despacio) || sortear (moneda) || mezclar (ensalada)


Kids toss toilet paper on highway
Los nios tiran papel higienico en la autopista
Resolucin de problemas

Indiscutible, innegable || Incuestionable


It's undeniable now that polar ice is shrinking every year.
Es indiscutible: los los hielos polares se estn encogiendo cada ao.
Sotobosque (vegetacin baja)
Vinegaroons are nocturnal hunters that burrow under rocks or logs or or logs or
damp undergrowth during the day

Alzar, levantar
Seismic events uplifted a section of the valley.
Actividades ssmicas alzaron una seccin del valle.

Sobre || en cuanto, luego de || tras


He stepped upon the chair to get to the upper shelves.
Se aup sobre la silla para alcanzar los estantes superiores.
Upon hearing the news, she started praying.
En cuanto escuch las noticias comenz a rezar.

He ate cracker upon cracker until he was sick.


l comi galleta tras galleta hasta que se empez a sentir enfermo.

Avispa
Mosquito bites are far les painful than wasp stings

Pudiente, adinerado
They must be well-off if they can afford to buy a house there!
Deben de ser ricos (or: pudientes) si se pueden permitir comprar una casa all!

Extendido
Heavy rains caused widespreadflooding in St Lucia

Alambre || Cable
he fence was attached to the posts with wire.
La valla estaba atada a los postes con alambre.
We can run the wires under the carpet.
Podemos tirar cables por debajo de la alfombra.

Sabidura || Sentido comn, juicio


She was a woman of great wisdom.
Era una mujer de gran sabidura.
Current wisdom suggests we should avoid eating too much salt.
El sentido comn sugiere que debemos evitar comer mucha sal.

Muelas del juicio


she had her wisdom teeth out this week.

Sin valor, intil

Herido
Two of the wounded were discharged from the hospital the next day.

Arruga, arrugar

Resistir, aguantar
Wizards withstand heat of the moment to win

Mayorista, venta al por mayor

Relacionado con el trabajo


He could soon be tied up work-wise.
El pronto podra estar ocupado con las cosas relacionadas con el trabajo

SPEAKING
Aswering personal questions
Well, actually

Thats a difficult question but

I've never given it much thought bu

As a matter of fact

Speculating
It looks like/ looks as if it is

It seems to be/appears to be

They might be/could be

They probably/perhaps/may be

Personal opinion
I assume

I imagine

I feel

I agree with you up to a point

One thing leads to another

I reckon

You might be right

It might be true

Phrases with up and down


Are you up to

Get down to sth

up to sb

down to sb

Down to sth

Get up to sth

Sth down

isn't up to much

EXPRESSIONS
Luck
With any luck

The luck of the draw

if something is the luck of the draw, it is the result of chance and you have no control over it

Take pot luck

Be out of luck

Beginner's luck

Push your luck

No such luck

the situation or event did not develop as you hoped it would

A stroke of luck

something good that happens to you by chance

Things expect to happen in the future

On the cards

In the pipeline

What lies in store

You'll never know what's around the

In the long run

Friendship
To have a lot in common

A lifelong friend

A childhood friend

A fair weather friend

An aquaintance

Expressions conected with age


Feel his age

Old enough to know better

Young at heart

The youth of today

Doesnt look her age

As old as the hills

Has an old head on young shoulders

Not getting any younger

Getting on a bit

Getting on in years

Expressions to start to do things


Start from scratch

Wipe the state clean

Go back to the drawing board

To make do

To make a go of something

To make the most of something

cada loco con su


tema
cambiando de
tema expr

cambiar de tema loc


verb
el tema es
que expr

el tema que nos


ocupa expr

magnificar el tema
retomar un tema

sacar un tema
saltar de un tema a
otro
ser un tema de
nunca acabar expr

tema actual

tema candente
tema inicial
tema libre
tema muy fuerte
tema pintoresco
tema transversal

tocar someramente
un tema

tocar un tema

trabajar un tema
volver sobre un
tema
volviendo al tema

Well, I actually don't want to compete at too many events before


Barcelona 2010.
Certainly a difficult question to answer, but an important one for Chile to
remain competitive in the coming years.
I've never really given it any thought.
No me lo haba planteado nunca.
This newsletter, as a matter of fact, is a great way to publicize your events.
De hecho este boletn es una buena manera de hacer publicidad de

Maybe I don't look like a cop and I look more like a chor and
that's why people don't offer me Singhams and Chulbul Pandeys
There always seem to be forces, both real and perceived
, allied against Marshall
It might be thought that the English are unfriendly, but
Podra pensarse que son personas poco amigables, pero
Perhaps we won't ever be able to convince them.
Tal vez no seamos capaces de convencerlos.

What are you up to nowadays?


Que haces? Que es de tu vida?

Empezar a hacer algo


We must get down to some work
Debemos a empezar a hacer el trabajo

Poder de decidir
It's up to you what do you do
Tu decidedes que quieres hacer

Consecuencia de decidir
The cancellation is down to Brian
La cancelacin es por causa (culpa) de Brian

Falto de algo
I'm down to my last few pennies
Solo me quedan dos peniques

Hacer travesuras
The children get up to all sorts at their gradmother's house
Los nios hicieron travesuras en todo lo de la casa de su abuela

acabado, hecho
Finished that thank you letter! Five down, four to go!
Acabada la carta de agradecimiento! Cinco hechas, cuatro aca

No fue para mucho


That film wasn't up to much, was it?
Esa pelicula no fue para mucho, no?

Algo de suerte
With any luck it won't be you?but it may be your best friend.
Con suerte no ser usted; pero podra ser su mejor amiga.

Cuestin de suerte
By the luck of the draw, I have everything: money, education
Es cuestin de suerte, yo tengo todo: dinero, educacin.

, it is the result of chance and you have no control over it

Aceptar cualquier cosa, conformase con lo que hay


I took pot luck at the airport and just goton the first available flight.

No tener suerte
The other 97.5 percent of drivers, however, are out of luck.
Sin embargo, el restante 97.5 de los conductores no tiene esa suerte.

La suerte del principiante


Joe attributed his success to beginner's luck.
Joe atribuy su xito a la suerte del principiante

Tentar a la suerte
What is great about the Shooting Stars is that you try to push your luck a bit
Lo maravilloso de las Shooting Stars es que intentas tentar un poco a la suerte

Algo que no ocurri como te esperabas


I believed that was the end of the conversation, but no such luck

hejustkeptontalking.

op as you hoped it would

Golpe de suerte
To walk in and get a job like that was an incredible stroke of luck.

u by chance

the future

Estar escrito

En proyecto
There's a lot of goods still in the pipeline.
That means no more neworders will be shipped for a while.

Que es de nuestro destino

Nunca sabes lo que estar a la vuelta de la esquina

A la larga
t's probably for the best in the long run.

Tener un monton en comn

Amigo de toda la vida

Amigo de la infacia

Amigo que solo est contigo en los buenos tiempos (chaquetero)

Un conocido

shoulders

Tener tus aos


La reina Isabel ya tiene sus aos, anda cerca de los 90
Queen Elizabeth is getting on a bit, she is next to the nineties

Entrado en aos
My dog's getting on in years, but he still chases cars.
Mi perro est ya mayor, pero sigue persiguiendo autos.

Empezar por el principio

Borrn y cuenta nueva

Volver

Start to do something with the resources that you have

to each his own


(pasando a otra cosa)

changing the
subject v pres p +
n

You are changing the subject because you feel unqualified to talk about it.
(hablar de otro asunto)

change the
subject vtr +n

(la cuestin es que...)

the thing is
that expr
the fact is
that... expr
the point is
that... expr

(lo que debemos tratar)

the matter at
hand n
the subject in
question n
magnify the issue
go back to a
subject

pick up a subject
again
bring up a topic
jump from one
subject to another
(ser tema repetitivo)

be a never-ending
story v expr
never ending issue

Las posturas polticas es su tema de nunca acabar.


The political posturing is a never-ending story.
current issue,
current topic n
hot issue, hot topic
original topic
free topic
a tough topic
colorful topic
cross curricular
subject
cover a topic
superficially, cover
a topic partially
talk about a topic,
cover a topic
work on a subject,
work on a topic
cover a topic
again, return to a
topic
coming back to the
subject

Agradecimiento
all thanks to you
we would be most grateful

felicidad
delighted
happy
glad

calificativo
good
excellent
Prestar atencion
attend to
pay attention to

Aback
Take aback

Accros
Get [smth] accross

After
Look after

Take after

Ahead
Look ahead

Apart
Take sth apart

Around
Get around

Hang around

At

Look askance at

Aside
Set aside

Away
Carry away

Chatter away

Get away with

Go away

Put away

Throw sth away

Turn away from sb/sth

Back
Bring smthg back

Get back to

Get back together with

Look back on sb/sth

Take back

Behind
Get behind

By
Get by

Get by on/with sth

Down
Get someone down

Let sb down

Take down

Touch down

For
Fall for sth/sb

Go for

Take for

Forward
Look forward

In
Get in contact with sb

Get in with sb

Lie in

Take sb in

Take sth in

Settle in

Sleep in

Into
Break into smth

Fall into

Get into

Run into

Talk sb into doing sth

Of
Get hold of

Get rid of

Of
Drop sb of
Get of

Go of

Go of on sb

Rubb of

Rubb of on sb

See sb of

Show of

Tell of

Work of

On
Carry on doig/with sth

Catch on

Catch on (fire,light)

Get on

Get on with

Go back on sth

Go on to do sth

Hang on

Live on

Move on

Move on to sth

Take sb on

Take sth on

Out
Ask somebody out

Carry out
Check out

Check sb/smth out

Fall out with sb

Find out about smth

Fish something out

Go out

Go out with sb

Lash out at sb

Leak out

Leave sb/sth out

Make out [sth]/that

Run out of

Pass out

Sort out

Stand out

Start out

Stay out late

Take out (a subscription

Tune out

Work out

Work sth out

Over
Get over

Take over

To
Take to sth/sb

Up
Blow up

Break up with sb

Bring up

Brush up on

Catch up

Chat someone up

Come up

Cover sth up

Draw up

End up

Give up

Grow up

Hang up

Hang up on

Look up

Look up to sb

Make up with sb

Move up

Pick sb up

Put up

Put up with sb/sth

Set up

Sign up for sth

Split up with sb

Take up

Take up with

Tie up

Tune sth up

Turn up

Work up

Weigh sth up

Through
Carry throught with

Get through

Talk sth through

With
Stick with sth

PHRASAL VERBS

Dejar de piedra || Coger por sorpresa, desprevenido

Seeing so many alligators in one place really took me aback.


Ver tantos cocodrilos juntos me dej de piedra.

Expresar , hacer entender


He tried to get his point across but it was so convoluted, no one could understand.
Trat de hacer entender su punto de vista, pero tan enrevesadamente que nadie le entendi.

Cuidar
Who will look after the children while we're away?
Quin va a cuidar de los nios cuando est lejos?

Asemejarse a, parecerse a
Many people say that Maria takes after her grandmother
Muchos dicen que Mara se asemeja a su abuela.

Mirar al frente, mirar hacia delante


When you are the driver, it's best to look ahead on the road.
Cuando conduces, es mejor mirar al frente para ver la carretera.

Desmontar, desarmar
She was a good mechanic and could take an engine apart in three hours.
Ella era una buena mecnica y poda desmontar un motor en tres horas.

Moverse
What's the best way to get around Barcelona?
Cual es la mejor forma de moverse por barcelona?

Juntarse, frecuentar, merodear


It's annoying when youths hang around the bus stop intimidating customers.
Es molesto cuando los jovenes se juntan en la parada del bus intimidando

Mirar con malos ojos, de reojo, retorcido, suspicacia, detenidamente


Fancy restaurants look askance at shorts and sneakers.
En restaurantes elegantes se ve con malos ojos usar pantaloneta y tenis.

Interrumpir momentaneamente, dejar a un lado


I set aside my work to check on the baby.
Interrump momentneamente mi trabajo para echarle un vistazo al beb

Arrastrar, llevarse
Red Cross workers carry away the body of a died person.
Trabajadores de la cruz roja se llevaron el cuerpo de una persona....

Hablar sin parar, parlotear sin parar


I was chattering away about how busy I was
Estaba hablando sin parar sobre lo ocupado que estaba

Salirse con la tuya, librarse


He got away with cheating in his exam
El copi en sus examenes y se libr

Irse, irse de viaje || Largate


He decided to go away this weekend
Decidio irse de viaje este fin de semana
Go away! And dont annoy me
Largate! Y no me molestes

Ordenar, guardar en su sitio || atiborrarse || apartar, guardar (dinero)


My dad told me to put away my clothes.
Mi padre me pidi que ordenara mi ropa.
Tacos must be his favorite food because he sure put them away!
Los tacos deben ser su comida favorita porque se puede atiborrar de ellos!
Every year, I put away some money for a new car.
Cada ao, aparto algo de dinero para un coche nuevo.

Tirar, deshacerse de
I had to throw away a lot of old books that nobody wanted.
Tuve que tirar un montn de libros viejos que nadie quera.

Alejarse de, apartarse de


Jane turned away from Peter after she told him to go to hell.

Jane se alej de Pedro despus de que l la mandara al diablo.

Traer, Introducir
Do you want me to bring back some snacks from the store?
Quieres que te traiga algo de comer de la tienda?

Volver a ponerse en contacto


Let me get back to you on that one
Dejame buscarlo y me pongo en contacto contigo

Volver con alguien


Ro got back together with Hermione after Halloween
Ro volvio con Hermione despues de Halloween

Recordar, mirar hacia atras(figurado)


I look back on my years in school and smile.
Recuerdo mis aos en la escuela y sonro.

Retirar, retractarse de
I wish I could take back what I said in anger
Me gustara retractarme de lo que dije cuando estaba enfadado.

Quedarse atrs
She is getting behind becauseshe doesnt come to class
Se est quedando atrs porque no viene a clase

Sobrevivir economicamente
I can't get by on this salary
No puedo sobrevivir con este sueldo

Arreglarselas
My French is really hopeless so I was glad to discover that I could get by on simple English in Paris
Mi nivel de francs es realmente malo as que me sent contento al ver que poda arreglarmelas en ingls en Pars.

Deprimir
This job really gets my down
Este trabajo me deprime

Decepcionar
You had better get straight A's in school -- don't let me down!

Mejor que te saques 10 en la escuela, no me decepciones!

Tomar nota, apuntar || Desmontar, desarmar


The policeman took down his name and address and told him not to leave town.
El polica tom nota de su nombre y direccin y le dijo que no abandonara la ciudad.
The campers took the tent down and packed it away in the car.
Los acampantes desarmaron la carpa y la acomodaron en el coche.

Tomar tierra, aterrizar


The plane had to touch down in Dallas due to severe weather.
El avin tuvo que tomar tierra en Dallas debido a las serias condiciones del ...

Morirse por tragarse el cuento, creerse


He is good-looking and smooth: all the women fall for him.
Es guapo y amable, todas las chicas se mueren por l.
The investment scheme promised huge returns, and I fell for it.
El ardid del inversionistas prometa tan buenos rendimientos, que me lo cre.

Elegir || Ir a dar algo || Ir a hacer algo || Ir a buscar algo || Tratar de conseguir


She went for the blue car instead of the red one.
Ella eligi el carro azul en vez del rojo.
Let's go for a ride in my new car.
Vamos a dar un paseo en mi coche nuevo.
I would go for a run, but it's starting to rain.
Ira a correr, pero est empezando a llover.
Why don't you and Phil go for some beer?
Por qu Phil y t no van a buscar unas cervezas?
He's going for the gold medal.
Va a por la medalla de oro.

Dar por hecho


Parents are often taken for granted by their children.
Los hijos dan por hecho que sus padres siempre van a estar ah ayudndoles.

estar deseando, tener muchas ganas de


We look forward to our summer holiday every year.
Tenemos muchas ganas de nuestras vacaciones de verano cada aos.

Comunicarse con, ponerse en contacto con


You can get in contact with us at the address above.
Puede comunicarse con nosotros en la direccin que figura arriba.

Juntarse con alguien


He got in with a bad crowd and started skipping school.
Se junt con mala gente y comenz a faltar a clase.

Quedarse acostado, dormir hasta tarde


I will lie in this morning because I was out celebrating my birthday yesterday
Me voy a quedar acostado hoy porque ayer estuve festejando mi cumpleaos

Tomar el pelo
Don't be taken in by his nonsense.
No dejes que te tome el pelo con sus tonteras.

Internalizar, asimilar
I'm not sure I took it all in but I understood most of it.
No estoy segura de haberlo pillado todo, pero entend la mayora

Sentirse cmodo || sentirse como en casa


It took me a few months to settle in to my new job.
Me tom unos meses sentirme cmoda en mi nuevo trabajo.

levantarse tarde, dormir hasta tarde


It's Saturday, so I don't have to get up for work. I can sleep in.
l sbado no trabajo y podr levantarme tarde.

Asaltar || Comenzar de repente


I was surprised when the old lady suddenly broke into song.
Me sorprend cuando la anciana comenz de repente a cantar.

Caer en
The young girl was rescued several days after she fell into an uncapped well.
Rescataron a la nia pequea varios das despus de que se cay en un p

Interesarse por algo


How did you get into engineering?
Como te interesaste por la ingeniera?
Chocar || encontrarse con
I ran into my cousin yesterday at the market.
Ayer en el mercado me encontr con mi prima.

Convencer a alguien de hacer algo


She talked him into going to the cinema that night.
Ella lo convenci para ir al cine esa noche.

Conseguir || Contactar || agarrar


Can you tell me where I can get hold of a watch like yours?
Puede decirme dnde puedo conseguir un reloj como el suyo?
I've been trying to get hold of him all week, but he's always out.
He estado intentando pillarlo toda la semana, pero siempre est fuera
She got hold of his arm and pulled him towards her.
Agarr su brazo y lo empuj hacia ella.

Deshacerse de
You need to get rid of those pants - you never wear them anymore.
Tienes que deshacerte de esos pantalones; ya nunca te los pones.

Llevar a alguien con un sitio en el coche sin bajarte tu de el


Bajar
Get off the bus
Bajar del bus

Triunfar, que todo haya salido como has planeado

Tirarse al cuello, saltar a la chepa, agarrarselas conmigo


All I said was that he had a bit of a temper and he went off on me!
Slo dije que tena un mal genio y se las agarr conmigo!

Contagiarse, pegarse
Johnny's enthusiasm for fishing began to rub off, and the other
El entusiasmo de Johnny por la pesca empez a pegarse y los otros

contagiarse en, pegarse en


Johnny's enthusiasm for fishing began to rub off on his siblings
El entusiasmo de Johnny por la pesca se empez a contagiarse en hermanos

Ir a despedir a
He came to the airport with me to see me off.
Vino al aeropuerto conmigo para despedirme.

Jactarse, alardear
He's showing off to impress her.
Se est jactando para impresionarla.

Echar la bronca, regaar


My mother told me off when I arrived late
Mi madre me rega cuando llegu tarde.

Quemar, bajar
Walking around the neighborhood should work off some of that meal.
Caminar por el barrio debera ayudarme a bajar esa comida.

Continuar con
The teacher told us to carry on with the exercise
La profesora nos dijo que continuasemos con el ejercicio

Become popular or trendy

Prenderse fuego, arder


If you knock that candle onto the rug, it will catch on fire.
Si haces caer la vela sobre la alfombra, va a prenderse fuego.

Subir
Get on the bus
Subir a un bus

Llevarse || Ponerse empezar


I get on (well) with my classmates
Me llevo (bien) con mis compaeros de clase
I need to get on with my homework
Necesito ponerme con mis deberes

Desdecirse
Yo can't go back on after have given me your word (free translate)
No puedes desdecirte despus de haber dado tu palabra
seguir haciendo, continuar haciendo
After the basketball practise wi will go on to do gym (inventada)
Despues del entrenamiento de baloncesto continuaremos haciendo gimnasio

Guardar algo, conservar || agarrarse || cuidado


I hang on to these books because they remind me of my childhood.
Conservo estos libros porque me recuerdan a mi infancia

The slope was so steep and slippery that I had to hang on to a tree to avoid falling.
La cuesta era tan empinada y estaba tan resbaladiza que tuve que agarrarme ..
Hang on! Are you trying to make a monkey out of me?
Eh, cuidado! Ests tratando de tomarme el pelo?

Arreglarselas
My mother gives me a monthly allowance but it's not enough to live on.
Mi madre me da una cuota mensual, pero con eso no puedo arreglrmelas.

Seguir de viaje || Seguir adelante (figurado y literal)


If everyone understands that now, let's move on.
Si todos entendieron, sigamos adelante.

Avanzar a, pasar a
After the children have mastered addition they will move on to division.
Una vez que los chicos dominen la suma, avanzarn a la divisin.

Contratar a || enfrentarse a alguien || Aceptar un desafo


She' s very happy, she went to a job interview and they take her on for two months
Est muy contenta, fue a una entrevista de trabajo y la contrataron dos meses.

Te acepto el desafo, vamos a ver cul de los dos es mejor.

No vamos a rendirnos sin oponerle resistencia.

Hacerse cargo de
Taking on the directorship was his first mistake.
Hacerse cargo de la direccin fue su primer error.

Pedir para salir


He asked her out.
La invito a salir

Llevar a cabo
Dejar la habitacion
At this hotel, you must check out by 11:00 am or pay for another day.
A las 11 a.m. deben dejar la habitacin o se les cargar una noche extra.

Calar (observar con la mirada) slang/fijarse


Check out that guy in the top hat!

Fijate en el chico con el sombrero de copa

Enemistarse, pelearse
If you do not stop gossiping, all your friends are going to fall out with you.
Si no dejas de chismorrear, todos tus amigos se enemistarn contigo.

Conocer detalles sobre algo


I read his biography to find out about his life.
Le su biografa para conocer detalles sobre su vida.

Sacar algo de una bolsa u otro objeto por el estilo


Finally I fished my sunglasses out of my backpack
Finalmente saque mis gafas de sol de la mochila

Salir (cuando uno se refiere a salir de casa para hacer algo divertido)
Are you going to go out with your friends tonight?
Vas a salir con tus amigos esta noche?

Salir con
She is going out with my cousin.
Ella est saliendo con mi primo.

Agredir, golpear (puede ser verbal o fisico)


Adam's always lashing out at everyone.
Adam siempre agrede verbalmente a todo el mundo.

Gotear
The water has leaked through the crack and made a puddle in the middle of the..
El agua ha goteado por la grieta y ha hecho un charco en el medio de la habitaci..

dejar fuera exlcuir/ excluir, obviar


All the other children were invited to the party, but I was left out
Invitaron a todos los otros nios a la fiesta, pero a m me dejaron fuera.
The bread did not rise because I left out the yeast by mistake.
El pan no lev porque omit por descuido la levadura.

Hacerles creer, pasarse por


Liam tried to make out that he was sick, but it was clear he was not.
Liam trat de hacerles creer que estaba enfermo, pero era obvio que no lo estaba.

Agotar, acabar
If medical supplies are allowed to run out, lives will be put in danger.
Si se agotan los medicamentos se arriesgarn vidas.

Perder el conocimiento, desmayarse


I took one look at the bloody cut on my arm and passed out.

Le ech un vistazo a la herida sangrienta en mi brazo y perd el conocimiento.

Ordenar, disponer, planear


Julia intended to go home early in order to sort out the dinner arrangements.
Julia quera irse a casa temprano para preparar la cena.

Resaltar
Wow, those bright colors really stand out.
Guau, esos colores brillantes s que resaltan.

Empezar (profesin, trabajo)


His father owned the company so he didn't have to start out in the mail room.
Su... de la compaa as que no tuvo que empezar desde abajo

Trasnochar
I do not really like stay out late, at eleven I'm in bed (free trans)
No soy de trasnochar, a las once ya estoy en la cama,

Suscribirse (tambien se puede utilizar para prestamo)


Why take out a subscription if you can read that online?
Por qu quieres suscribirte si puedes leerlo en Internet?

Desconectarse, perder la concentracion


I tune out when my wife starts nagging me.
Desconecto cuando mi esposa empieza a ser irritante

Ejercitarse
We're going to the gym to work out this afternoon.
Vamos al gimnasio a ejercitarnos esta tarde.

Resolver
m still trying to work out this last crossword clue.
Estamos tratando de resolver la ltima pista del crucigrama.

Superar(fisico o psicologico)
I hope he gets over the death of his dog
Espero que supere pronto la muerte de su perro

Encargarse de, quedarse a cargo, relevar


Take over the meeting for me, I'll be back in a moment.
Encrgate de la reunin por m, volver en un momento.

Acoplarse a || empezar a gustar || encariarse con


The little girl took to her new puppy dog. They are now inseparable.

A la nia le ha empezado a gustar su nuevo cachorro y ahora son inseparables.

Estallar, explotar, volar por los aires


I watched the Hindenburg blow up.
Vi al Hidenburg volar por los aires.

Romper con , separarse de


I think you need to break up with your boyfriend.
Creo que debes romper con tu novio

Sacar un tema
It is not a good idea to bring up politics with my family.
No es una buena idea sacar el tema de la poltica cuando hables con mi familia

Repasar
Reports finds school teachers need to brush up on their grammar
Informes muestran que los profesores de escuela necesitan repasar...

Alcanzar || Ponerse al dia


Mira slowed down so that her younger sister could catch up.
El corredor alcanz al que iba primero recin en la recta final.
missed a week of work, and now I have to catch up.
Perd unos das de trabajo, ahora tengo que ponerme al da.

Seducir con la palabra


When he goes to restaurants, he always tries to chat up the waitresses.
Cuando va a restaurantes siempre trata de ligar a la camarera.

Think of an idea or a plan, dar una idea


I came out with going to the zoo
Yo di la idea de ir al zoo

Cubrir, tapar
Please cover up the leftover food so we can eat it later
Por favor tapa lo que sobr de comida as podemos comerlo despus.

Redactar un documento formal


The lawyers are drawing up a formal document detailing my divorce settlement.
Los ... estn redactando un documento formal detallando el acuerdo de mi divorcio.

Acabar (en u sitio especifico despues de haber echo algo)


Why did you end up in the pizza shop after the party?
por que acabaste en la tienda de pizzas despues de la fiesta?

Darse por vencido || Abandonar, dejar (quit)

I gave up trying to get them to believe me.


Me di por vencido intentando que me creyeran.
t'll be hard, but I'm going to try giving up chocolate for Lent.
Va a ser difcil, pero voy a tratar de abandonar el chocolate para la cuaresma.

Crecer, hacerse mayor, madurar


I grew up in a village in Southern England.
Crec en un pueblo al sur de Inglaterra

Colgar tlfn || Colgar algo ||Cortar, detener


It is very rude to hang up in the middle of a telephone conversation.
Es muy grosero colgar en medio de una conversacin telefnica.
The children hung up their coats at the back of the classroom.
Los nios colgaron sus abrigos al fondo del aula.
The car accident near the highway off-ramp hung up traffic for several
El accidente cerca de la salida de la autopista cort el trfico durante

Colgar el telefono a, colgar a


After I would talk to them, they'd hang up on me, I'd call back again, t
Despues queria hablar con ellos, me colgaron, llame otra vez .

Levantar la mirada || Buscar (seek)


If you want to feel tiny, look up and see the stars at night. .

f you don't know who Ada Lovelace was, look her up online.
Si no sabes quin era Ada Lovelace bscala en Internet.

admirar a || tener en un pedestal


Many children look up to their older siblings.
Muchos chicos admiran a sus hermanos mayores.

Reconciliarse
I haven't made up with Alex yet after yesterday's fight.
Todava no me reconcili con Alex despus de nuestra pelea de ayer.

Obtener un ascenso, ascender

Recoger a, buscar a, pasar a buscar a


I'll pick up the kids from school today.
Yo voy a recoger a los chicos del colegio hoy.

Colgar, desplegar || Subir || Levantar || Hospedar a alguien

He put up a picture for visitors to see.


Colg un cuadro para que lo vieran los visitantes.
We've been forced to put up our prices to compete with the new supermarket.
Nos vimos obligados a subir los precios para competir con el nuevo supermercado.
Put up your hand if you know the answer.
Levanten la mano si saben la respuesta.
We would be happy to put you up when you next come to London.
staremos encantados de hospedarte la prxima vez que vengas a Londres.

Tolerar, aguantar
I will not put up with your whining any more. Go to bed this minute!
No voy a tolerar tus gritos ni un segundo ms. Vete a la cama inmediatamente!

Fundar algo || Tender una trampa


They set the new store up on Maple Street.
Fundaron los nuevos almacenes en la calle mayor.
He's really paranoid and always thinks people are trying to set him up.
Es un paranoico que piensa que la gente siempre est tratando de tenderle trampas

Incribirse || apuntarse a
It's time to sign up for the volleyball team
Es hora ya de inscribirse en el equipo de vleibol.

Romper con, separarse


My parents split up when I was a child but they stayed friends.
Mis padres se separaron cuando yo era pequea, pero siguieron siendo amigos.

Comenzar || Aceptar || Ocupar


He took up woodworking after inheriting his grandfather's tools.
Empez a hacer marquetera cuando hered las herramientas de su abuelo.
They took up the company's offer to pay for additional training.
Aceptaron la oferta de la empresa de pagarles la formacin complementaria.
That project will take up most of your time.
Este proyecto ocupar la mayor parte de tu tiempo.
take up arms - Tomar las armas
take up residence - Instalarse

Juntarse con
He's taken up with a very undesirable crowd
Se ha juntado con un grupo de indeseables

Atar, amarrar || Mantener ocupado || Concluir || Estar relacionado


He's tied up with the manager just now
Ahora est ocupado tratando un asunto con el jefe
I'm sure her disappearance is tied up with the robbery
Estoy seguro de que su desaparicin est relacionada con el robo

Afinar || Poner a tono, poner a prueba


There is something exciting about hearing an orchestra tune up
Hay algo de emocionante al escuchar a la orquesta afinar

Dejarse caer, aparecer, presentarse || Subir, aumentar


I didn't expect him to turn up at my party as he wasn't invited.
No esperaba que se dejase caer por mi fiesta, puesto que no estaba invitado.
We turned the TV up to drown the noise of our neighbours arguing.
Subimos el volumen de la tele para ahogar el ruido de nuestros vecinos discutiendo.

Calentar || Generar || Elaborar


His speech worked the crowd up into a frenzy.
Su discurso calent a la multitud.
I'm so unfit that I work up a sweat just walking down to the corner.
Estoy tan en baja forma que genero sudor simplemente con andar hasta la esquina.
Susan will try to work up a sketch by Friday.
Susan intentar elaborar un borrador para el viernes.

Sopesar, pensar

Llevar a cabo || Ayudar a sobrellevar


She has good intentions but never carries through with them.
Tiene buenas intenciones, pero nunca las lleva a cabo.

Comunicarse, hacer entender sobrevivir, salir adelante


(manage to deal with a difficult situation)
I've told him to study hard at many times but I cant get through to him
Le he dicho varias veces que se pusiese a estudar,pro no consigo hacerselo entender
The global recession has been tough on everyone, but we will get through it.
La recesin global ha sido difcil para todos, pero saldremos adelante.

Explicar en detalle
I talk how to arrive to my place through in order to she didnt get lost (free trans)

Le expliqu en detalle cmo llegar hasta mi casa para que no se perdiera.

Seguir a rajatabla
If I stick with this diet, I should be able to wear that cocktail dress by Christmas.
Si sigo la dieta a rajatabla podra usar ese vestido para Navidad.

ingls en Pars.

de conseguir

Task types in CAE Writing Paper


1.CONTENT
2.ACCURACY
3.RANGE
4.REGISTER
5.ORGANISSATION
6.TARGET READER

Cover everything
Grammar, spelling
Vocabulary
Formal/informal
Pharagraphing

Linking Words:
Formal
furthermore, in addition to,
Addition

Opposition

Reference

in the same way as,


moreover, similarly
although, however,
nevertheless, nonetheless,
whereas
in all cases, in general,
in many cases, in most
cases, in some cases,
regarding, with reference to
accordingly, consequently,

Cause and effect (result)

on the whole, therefore,


thus, unfortunately
firstly, finally, in the first

Listing
place, secondly, lastly, next
tips
NOT ONLY ,BUT ALSO
Not only is he a good professional, but also a wonderful role model to be followed by everyone.
LET ME CONCLUDE BY SAYING
Let me conclude by saying that if you introduce computers in the classes, you will improve
the quality of the whole school.

LINKING WORDS AND PHRASES

Sequence
First, firstly, second, thirdly Primero, primeramente, segundo, en tercer lugar

Meanwhile

Next, last, finally

In addition, moreover

adems

He didn't have his shoes on; moreover, he wasn't wearing a shirt.


No slo no llevaba zapatos; adems, iba sin camisa.

Furthermore
Furthermore, it is legal to do this.
Es ms, esto es perfectamente legal.

Also

In conclusion, to summarise

The first

es ms, adems

The/a second

One

Another

An additional

Addition
In addition

adems

I have the qualifications you require and, in addition, several years' experience.
Tengo los conocimientos que solicitan, y adems varios aos de experiencia.

Furthermore

es ms, adems

Furthermore, it is legal to do this.


Es ms, esto es perfectamente legal.

Also

tambin, adems

I would like a doughnut and also a cup of coffee.


Quisiera una rosquilla y tambin una taza de caf.

and

as well

tambin

You can invite Julio and Maria as well


Puedes invitar a Julio y tambin a Mara.

as well as

adems de

Our neighbor brought cake as well as juice for everyone.


El vecino trajo tortas, adems de jugo para todos.

Cause

For

because

porque, ya que, puesto que, pues

I was late because I forgot to set my alarm clock.


Llegu tarde porque olvid programar mi despertador.

since

as

because of

to cause

Efect
So

as a result

as a consequence

therefore

thus

consequently

hence

to result from

due to

as a result/consequence of

to result in

to afect

Emphasis
Unboubtedly

Indeed

Obviously

Generally

Admittedly

In theory/fact

Particulary

Especially

Clearly

Comparission
Similary

Likewise

Igualmente, asimismo

Even so, was a likewise serious error to do a generation portrait from this tesis
An as, era un error igualmente grave hacer un retrato generacional a partir de esta tesis
The user likewise undertakes not to use the Website for unlawful or illegal purpouses
Asimismo, el usuario se obliga a no utilizar el sitio web con fines ilcitos o ilegales

Also
If you write to me I will also write to you.
Si t me escribes, yo tambin te escribir.

Too

as

just as

tambin

and

like

just like

similar to

be similar to/the same as

be alike

not only but also

to compare to/with

Otherwise

Si no
We should go to the cinema, otherwise we will be at home all night.
Deberamos ir al cine, si no estaremos en casa toda la noche.

Contrast
However

Nevertheless

Nonetheless

Still

Although, Even though,

though

but

yet

Despite, In spite of

In contrast, in comparison

While, whereas

On the other hand

On the contrary

But

sino

Estos dos aspectos no son incompatibles ni contradictorios,sino complementarios.


These two aspects are neither incompatible nor contradictory, but complementary.

Meanwhile

Example
For example

For instance

That is

Such as

Including

Namely

REPORTING WORDS
Suggest(s) (that)

Argue(s) (that)

According (to)

Outline(s)

Focus(es) on

Define(s)

Conclude(s) (that)

State(s)

Mention(s)

Maintain(s) (that)

Found (that)

Promote(s)

Establish(ed) (by)

Asserts (that)

Show(s)

Claim(s) (that)

Report(s)

Address(es)

Less formal
also, and, as well as,
besides, just as

but, or, so, on the


other hand

since, so

anyway, at any rate,


because,
because of
after, and, and then,
before,
first, last, second,
soon, then

Part 1
Catch
Win
Achieve
Receive

coger
ganar
lograr
recibir

He realised that he had to win their trust


Perception
Awareness
Insight
Vision

percepcin
conciencia
percepcin
visin

The insight this has given him into their behaviour has allowed him to dispel certain myth
Opposite
Oppossed
Contrary
Contradictory

Opuesto
En lugar de
contrario
contradictorio

Contrary to the popular belief


Care
Bother
Desire
Hope

preocuparse
molestar
desear
esperar

He contends that bears do not care as much for fruit as previously supossed
Conclude
Dispute
Reason
Argue

concluir
disputar
razonar
discutir

He also disputes claims that they are ferocious


Misguided
Misled
Misdirected
Misinformed

equivocado
mal informado
mal dirigidos
desinformados

He says that people should not be misled by behaviour such as swatting paws on the gro

Error
Doubt
Illusion
Impression

error
duda
ilusin
impresin

he is under no illusion about their feelings for him


Expand
Spread
Widen
Extend

expandir
extender
ampliar
extender

It is clear that their interest on him does not extend beyond the food he brings

Working up
Working off
Carrying out
Carrying through

generar
quemar

llevar a cabo
llevar a cabo (with)

A british clinic is carrying out new hight tech test


based
decided
arranged
established

radicado
categrico
---establecido

calculate de 'real' biological age of patients based on their rate of physical deterioration.
position
prospect
attitude
aspect

posicin
perspectiva
actitud
aspecto

Information on every aspect of a patient health


supplied
fed
provided
planned

suministrado
provisto
planificado

medical history is fed into a computer to work out wheter they are
projected
prodded

proyectado
incitado (into)

provoked
prompted

provocado
dado entrada

The availability and increasing accuracy of the test has prompted one leading British gerontogis
debates
argues
discusses
enquires

debate
argumenta
discute
----

He argues that if an employee's biological age or 'real' age is shown


encouraged
supported
incited
promoted

animado
respaldado (+ing)
incitado
promovido

he shoukd be encouraged to work another decade


interest
detail
account
importance

inters
detalle
cuenta
importancia

Apparently most employers only take into account a person calendar years
grounds
signs
demostration
evidence

fundamentos (for)
seakes
demostraciones
evidencias

will be able to smugly walk away with medical evidence showing that they really are as young as t
progress
improve
gain
increase

desarrollar
mejorar
obtener
aumentar

the purpose of these test will be to motivate people to improve their health.
trade
pursuit
business
concern

comercio
persecucin
negocio
preocupacin

The concept of 'real age' is set to becaome big business in the USA.
whether
unless
in case
so that

sin importar si
a menos que
por si
tan

websites helping people work out whether their body is older or younger than their years
notice
indicator
figure
token

aviso
indicador
tipo
smbolo, seal

Others firmly believe that looks will always be the best indicator of age.

establishing
introducing
initiating
organising

establecer
introducir
iniciar
organizar

advertisement announcing that the were introducing a new item to their menu
created
imagined
projected
generated

creada
imaginada
proyectada
generada

Left handed burger, created specifically for their left handed customers
Relative
Appropriate
Corresponding
According

pertinente
apropiado
correspondiente
de acuerdo con

According to the advertisement


dimensions
measures
quantities
portions

dimensiones
medidas
cantidades
porciones

the dimesions of the new burger were identical to those of the original burger

while
as
since
because

mientras
como
desde
porque

the dimesions of the new burger were identical to those of the original burger, as were the ingredient
enlist
endure
entitle
enable

reclutar
superar
autorizar
permitir

the ingredients had been rotated by 180 degrees to enable left handed people to handle the hambur
difficulty
issues
problem
damages

dificultad
problemas
problemas
daos

to handle the hamburger without difficulty


conflicted
confessed
confided
conformed

difiri
confes
hiz una confidencia
se ajust

the food store confessed that the stoy had been invented as a Trick
Although
Nevertheless
Despite
Whilst

aunque
sin embargo
a pesar de
pese a que

Nevertheless, restaurants reported that they


requesting
calling
attracting
appealing

solicitar
llamar
atraer
reclamar, pedir (to)

restaurants reported that they had been visited by several thousand customers requesting the burg
involved
concerned
attentive

involucrados
interesados
atentos

disturbed

trastornados

there were many other concerned customers who insisted that staff was wrong
figure
form
version
adaptation

tipo (body shape)


forma (thing:shape)
versin
adaptacin

with their own right-handed version


trapped
disappointed
betrayed
deceived

---decepcionada
traicionada
engaada

It just goes to show how reafily people can be deceived even on April fools day

Part 2
AT
BECAUSE
BY
COULD
DESPITE
FOR
FROM
IF
IN
INTO
IS
MAY
MIGHT
NOTHING
OF
OTHER
OUT
SUCH
THROUGH
UNDER
WHEN
WHENEVER
WITH

it will be at home in the huge swamps formed when the east coast of Africa
Did we all start talking all around the same time because of the manner in which o
It will walk by elongating each of its legs in turn
Lenguage could be programmed into the brain but,
Lenguage could be programmed into the brain but, despite this, people still need
It will travel for miles in pursuit of its prey
This will be the largest animal ever to walk the planet but will evolve from somethi
we know that if children are isolated from human contac,it is doubtful the will ever do s
not something invented in isolation
enabling them to make their escape from predators in the sea into the safety of the
the truth is nobody really knows how lenguage first began.
Lenguage may be programmed into the brain but,
Lenguage might be programmed into the brain but,
the research shows, if nothing else, that lenguage is a social activity
This fearsome creature will be one of the most ferocious predators of the Ice Age
in other words,
will replace the birdlife which will previously have been wiped out.
human beings have evolved in such a way that we are programmed for lenguage fr
it will push its way through the dense forest on eight tree
In order to adapt to the blizzards that will bury Europe under several metres of ice.
we know that when children are isolated from human contac,it is doubtful the will ever
we know that whenever childrn are isolated from human contac,it's doubtful the will ev
the east coast of Africa collides with the south coast of Asia.

Part 3
NOUM
ABLE
APPROACH
BENEFIT
BURST
OUTBURT
CARRY
CARRIERS
COME
CURE
DEAF
DEAFENING
DENY
ENCOURAGE ENCOURAGEMENT
ENDURE
ENDURANCE
ENVIRONMENT
EXCEPTION
EXPECT
EXPECTATIONS
EXPERT

ADV

ADJ

VERB
ENABLE/DISABLE

APPROACHABLE
BENEFICIAL

DEAFEN

ENVIRONMENTAL
EXCEPTIONAL
EXPERTLY

EXPOSE
FAMILIAR
FIT
FORTUNE
GIFT
HAZARD
HOPE
INMUNE
INTERVENE
LIVE
LONG
MANAGE
MEMORY
MISERY
MOISTURE
NOTICE
NUMBER
PERSONAL
POSSIBLE
PROFESSION
PSYCHOLOGY
PURE
QUALIFY
SCIENCE
SEVERE
SHARP
SHORT
STRONG
SURE
TIRE
TREAT
TYPE
VALUE
VARY
WARM

EXPOSURE
FAMILIRIARISING
FITNESS

FAMILIRIARISE
AFORTUNATE
GIFTED
HAZARDOUS

HOPELESSNESS
INMUNITY
INTERVENTION
LENGTHEN
MEMORISE
MISERABLE
MOISTURUSUNG
NOTICEABLE
PERSONALITY
POSSIBILITIES
PROFESSIONAL
PHYSCHOLOGICAL
PURIFY
SCIENTISTS
SEVERITY
SHARPEN
SHORTEN

SHORTAGE
STRENGTH

ENSURE
TIREDNESS
TREATMENT
TYPICALLY
VALUABLE
VARIETY
WARMTH

EVALUATED

Part 4
My brother now earns far less than he did when he was younger.
NEARLY
My brother does not earn nearly as much now as he did when he was younger
They are demolishing the old bus station and replacing it with a new one
PULLED
The old bus station is being pulled down to be replaced with a new one
The number of students now at University has reached an all-time high, apparently
THE
The number of students now at university is the highest it has ever been, apparently
I'm dissapointed with Fisher's new album when I compare it to their previous one
COMPARISON
I think the Fisher's new album is disappointing in comparison with their previous one
Ana got the job even though she didn't have much experience in public relation
SPITE
Ana got the job in spite of her lack of experience in public relations.
I must warn you how dangerous it is to cycle at night without any lights', said the police
officer to Max
DANGERS
Max received a regarding/concerning/warning about the dangers of cycling at night
without any lights from the police officer
Brian was really interested in North American history in his school days
INTEREST
Brian had an interest in North American history in his school days.
When it comes to population, Beijing's much bigger than Auckland's
POPULATED
Beijing much more populated than Auckland
The manager should think about experience when hiring new staff
CONSIDERATION
The manager should take experience into consideration when hiring new staff.
The anti-smoking advertisement does not stop people from smoking
INEFFECTIVE
The anti-smoking advertisement is ineffective at stopping people from smoking.

She has learnt a substancial amount from her university course


GAINED
She has gained a substancial amount from her university course.
It is a good idea to learn Chinese to improve your future jobs prospects
TAKING
Taking up chinese is a good way to enhance your work opportunities.
When I realised what had happened , I became quite afraid
OVERCOME
I was overcome with fear when I worked out what had ocurred.
He saw the litter on the ground and picked it up and put in the bin inmediatly
HESITATION
He grabbed the rubbish off the ground and threw it without hesitation into the bin
Do you think you could give me a hand to move the sofa?
MIND
Would you mind giving me a hand to move the sofa?
The warmth of her welcome surprised me
ABACK
I was taken aback by the warm welcome
Tom hates parties, so dont try to persuade him to go
WORTH
It is not worth trying to persuade Tom to go to parties bcause he hates them
`You will have to travel a lot in this job` the manager told her
INVOLVE
The manager informed her that the job would involve(her) travelling a lot
We would have arrived late if Neil's father hadn't taken us to the bus stop
FOR
Had it not been Neil's father taking us to the bus stop, we would have arrived here late
It is possible that Teresa tool your car jeys this morning by mistake
ACCIDENTALLY
Teresa could accidentaly have taken your car keys this morning
We had expected Alan to be late , but he came home early
EXPECTATIONS
Contrary to our expectations, Alan came home early

I didn`t recognise her until she took off her sunglasses


ONLY
It was only when she took off her sunglasses that I recognised her
`Why don`t you go to the Loch Lomond Eco Lodge for the weekend?` Kevin said
SUGGESTED
Kevin suggested (I/we) go to the Loch Lommond Eco Lodge for the weekend

certain myth

ws on the gro

deterioration.

ng British gerontogist to call

really are as young as they feel

than their years

, as were the ingredients

le to handle the hamburger

rs requesting the burger

st coast of Africa
of the manner in which our

e this, people still need stim..

ill evolve from something as


doubtful the will ever do so

ea into the safety of the sky

al activity
edators of the Ice Age

grammed for lenguage from

er several metres of ice.


t is doubtful the will ever do so
ac,it's doubtful the will ever do so

PRE/SUB
INABILITY

OVERCOME
INCURABLE
UNDENIEBLY

OUTLIVED
MISMANAGEMENT

URUSUNG
OUTNUMBERING

DISQUALIFIED

apparently

revious one

the police

cling at night

d here late

Datos del ex Examen Ejemp


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