VOCABULARY II BACH. TERM 1. EXAM 2

DECEMBER 2014


ENGLISH
SPANISH
SENTENCE
Treasure
Apreciar
I treasure the time I spend with my friends.
Despite
A pesar de
Despite the big loss, she was brave enough to continue with her life.
Shore
Costa
Spain has great shores.
Wealthy
Rico
Wealthy classes should help the poor.
Among
Entre
I am among the best of my class.
Kettle
Tetera
I have a kettle to boil water.
Mild
Suave
Mild colds can be cured with tea.
Fireworks
Fuegos artificiales
I love the fireworks they light in my village.
Rule
Mandar
Queen Elizabeth ruled in England for 45 years.
Bitter
Amargo/resentido
They had bitter relationships.
Fellow
Socio
His fellow conspirators rented a storeroom.
Rent
Alquilar
I have rented a new flat.
Plotter
Conspirador
The plotters got together to build up the plan.
Advise
Aconsejar
I advised him to study more.
Bonfire
Fogata
We build a great bonfire to celebrate New Year's Eve.
Single
Soltero
I am still single.

PHRASAL VERBS: TAKE
ENGLISH
DEFINITION
SPANISH
SENTENCE
Take After
Resemble somebody in appearance,
behaviour or character.
Parecerse a
She takes after her mother. She is very stubborn.
Take away
Remove something from one place and
put it in the other.
Llevar, quitar
Take the magazines away and put them on the shelf.
Take back
Return something
Devolver
I have to take the jacket back to the shop. It's too big.
Take down
Write down
Anotar, apuntar
The secretary took down the message.
Take in
Understand
Entender
I don't take maths in. It's too hard for me.
Take off
Leave the ground and fly
Despegar
The plane took off an hour late.
Take on
Accept a job, accept a task or responsibility
Aceptar, asumir
I'm exhausted because I have taken on too much work.
Take out
Go to a restaurant and pay for everything.
Invitar a salir
He took as all out to an expensive restaurant.
Take over
Take control of something
Encargarse
I have to leave, could you take over the meeting for me?
Take around
Show the interesting features
Llevar
He took me around the factory where he used to work.
Take to
Begin to like something
Begin to do something as a regular activity
Empezar a gustar,
Comenzar a hacer algo
He has taken to jogging.
Take up
Accept a job
Aceptar un trabajo
Karen has just taken up the post as sales manager.

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