Spanish advanced random words and phrases

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despropósito
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absurdity, stupid remark

decir despropósitos
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say (talk) nonsense

apostillar
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annotate, add

sonsacar algo a alguien
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elicit, tirer les vers du nez

blurt out, tell straight out

desgarrar (el corazón)
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tear (break one's heart)

desgarrador
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harrowing

careta antigás
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gas mask

the thimble

cracked wood, click tongue, snap finger

glimpse, trace, hint, glimmer

hobble, fetter, shackle

flap, flutter, flit

el enjambre
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swarm

malvavisco
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marshmallow

roll, go around, shoot a film

el aullido
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the howling

estremecerse, vibrar, temblar
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tremble, shake, shudder

me estremezco sólo de pensar
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I shudder to think

to gobble, wolf down; shove

válgame Dios
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Oh my GOD, good heavens

nos valió muchos disgustos
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it earned (cost) us a lot (of trouble)

más vale que
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had better, il vaut mieux que

sonrojarse
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blush

descorrer las cortinas
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draw back the curtains

abierto de par en par
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wide open

derrumbarse
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collapse, cave in

overthrow, demolish

composed, calm, peaceful

quiet down, to calm down

snort (bull) hiss (cat)

drive away, scare away, espantar, apartar

estrépito
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loud crash, racket; fuss, fanfare

dar jaqueca
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give headache (migraine)

ya me lo figuraba
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I already figured it, I thought as much

tengo una hambre canina
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I am as hungry as a bear.


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