Estar atento, cuidado!
- Emitir, lanzar, arrojar
- A mean witch cast a spell
- The boy cast stones in the water
turn into [sth]
- transformarse en
- ~She had turn winter into spring
- ~At the end of the road, turn into the driveway
- A caterpillar will eventually turn into a butterfly.
Set off on
- Salir (de viaje), salir hacia algo
- We'll have to set off very early to avoid the rush-hour traffic
- That morning, we set off on our trip to California.
- Andar de puntillas, andar con rodeos
- She walked tiptoe across the kitchen as not to wake anyone.
- No longer wanting to tiptoe around the topic, his boss came right out and fired him.
To beat around the bush
- andarse con rodeos
- Don't beat around the bush - get to the point!
In a flash
- Very quickly, in a instant
- I'll be back in a flash
- I wonder if wine can be made from cherries
- Pleasent, encantadora
- The music was so delightful
- He's a delightful little boy
- Asobro, sorpresa
- We looked at her in amazement as she recited the essay from memory.
- To my amazement
- He looked at me in amazement
- Frío, helado
- The weather is chilly today.
- I'm chilly. Do you mind if I put the heating on?
- A chilly look
- ~Polly will surely be here soon; she called to say she was on her way an hour ago.
- ~Surely Henry will be at the game; he loves hockey.
- Not far away
- Cerca, proximo, inmediato
- ~There a portal nearby
- ~No need to, I live nearby.
- pobre, debil
- Tina offered a lame excuse about her dog and went home early.
put [sb] down
- Hablar mal de alguien, menospreciar, sacrificar, poner a dormir
- ~ Stop putting yourself down, you're a very intelligent woman
- ~ The dog's fourteen and can't move around anymore, we gotta get him put down.
- You must learn not to overreact to criticism
- Lugar elegante
- This is kind of a classy place
- Estafar, arrancar algo, robar algo.
- They are totally ripping us off $300 each.
- Bob's tickets cost much less that ours I think we've ripped off.
- Fifty pounds for that old piece of junk? What a rip-off!
- Artículos de aseo personal en hoteles, comodidades
- This is a nice Hotel, plenty of amenities
- objects and substances that you use in washing yourself andpreventing the body from smelling unpleasant:
- ~ Inside the bag were shampoo and other toiletries.
Cepillo de dientes
Pasta de dientes
Crema de afeitar
despues de afeitar (crema)
Cloves of garlics
Dientes de ajo
By a show of hand
Votacion por mano alzada
viaje de estudio
- It is nearly six o clock
- It's nearly impossible to get a good grade from my english teacher.
- He signed the letter "Fondly yours, Uncle Jim."
- vivaz, animado, alegre
- Ben was a lively person who liked to party. Angela is so cheerful and lively
Talk a blue streak /striːk/
- Talk very quickly and excitedly
- He talks a blue streak and I can't follow his thinking.
Hit the nail on the head
- Darle al clavo
- Anna comment really hit the nail on the head
- Vivaz, animado, animoso
- A spirited campaigner for women's rights.
- Madison is a spirited girl.
- Tom certainly has charisma
- escaces, falta
- That thing you lack, darling, charisma
- Hacer luto, apenarse, afligirse, llorar muerte
- George is grieving the death of his beloved dog.
- George is grieving the death of his beloved dog.
- No one should have to grieve alone.
- En breve, pronto, de modo cortante
- I just need to make a quick phone call; I'll be with you shortly.
- We will be there shortly
despues de eso
Barking up the wrong tree
To ask the wrong person.
- ~ She thinks it'll solve the problem but I think she's barking up the wrong tree
- ~ Jason was barking up the wrong tree when he said I was the one that ate his cookies, after he left the room, It was actually his dog.
- mucho menos
- Tony can't boil an egg, much less cook dinner
- The teenage boys followed their ringleader to the park to paint grafitti
- The police hunted the mafia's ringleader
- cambiar, enmendar. disculparse con
- I wish Paul would amend his rough ways.
Swin against the tide
- Nada contra corriente
- you love swin against the tide, don't you?
- I've been swimmning against the tide my whole life.
- I'm used to be an outcast
Cut ties with (someone)
Mary cut all ties with her family when she moved to NY city
- Sino, de otra manera, de otro modo
- It cannot be otherwise
- Call home, Otherwise your parents will start to worry
- recientemente, nuevamente
- Newly married couple
- Engendrad, procrear
- Violence begets more violence
- Abraham begot Issac
- Joven, Juventud
- the youth of today have no manners
- This youth has caused a lot of problems
- The pianist's performance this evening was flawless
- I can't argue with your flawless logic
- He was a failure as a salesman
- The meeting was a complete/total failure.
- I feel such a failure
- Carga, agobiar
- The donkey can carry a heavy burden
- She has too many emotional burdens to relax properly
- We souldn't go there, It's too risky
- Why am I so intimidated by this guy?
- The novelty of a new job
- lleno, relleno
- I'm stuffed from all that lasagna and garlic bread.
- No more for me thanks, I'm stuffed
Two way street
If you want something from a person you have to give the same to back them
This is a 2 way street you know, you will have to help me someday in return
- Publicidad engañosa
- Cariñoso, solidario
- Nursing is a caring job
- She was a very loving wife and mother and a caring friend
- Indefenso, desamparado, inutil
- Jim was totally helpless in the kitchen
Get out of my sight
tell someone to go away
- Perder temporalmente
- I mislaid my keys Can you help me find them
- Erroneo, equivocado
- That answer is inaccurate
- Shed tears
- The man was weeping in a corner
last but not least
Last but not least here is the final graduate
- You ought to work harder than that
Lay off the sauce
Give up alcohol
- Well done
- Nice job
- You did a great job, good going
Rip [sth] out
- When I see an interesting photo in the newspaper, I often rip it out.
- Dana is so gullible, she would believe anything.
Manager de un edificio
Show your true colors
- Divertir, causar gracia
- John's jokes amused the whole family.
- We were utterly desolated
Pastel de carne
- The boss underestimates Linda; she's capable of much more complicated jobs, if only he'd give them to her!
John was rude all evening; his behaviour was outrageous.
- vestirse de gala, ponerse elegante
- The actress loves dressing up for film premieres.
- Lisa dressed her daughter up in a pretty dress.
Fortune teller /ˈfɔːtʃən/
- When Sandra daydreams, she relives her happiest moments.