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Jan 6


verb, to turn aside, divert, deflect, avert; desviarse - to leave, turn aside from, deviate

Sigue este camino derecho sin desviarte y llegarás al pueblo.
Go straight ahead without leaving the road and you'll reach the town.

La conversación se desvió hacia otros temas.
The conversation turned to other things.

Tuve que desviarme de mi camino habitual para poder llegar hoy al trabajo.
I had to take a detour from my usual route in order to get to work today.

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Jan 5


verb, to put up with

No soporto esa música tan fuerte.
I am fed up with that loud music.

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Jan 4


verb, to add, add on

Tuve que agregar $50 al total para cubrir los gastos de los niños.
I had to add $50 to the total to cover the children's expenses.

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Jan 3


verb, to fatten up, prime (motor); cebarse - to vent one's anger, feed

Se cebó en/con su victima.
He vented his anger on his victim.

El miedo se ceba en la ignorancia.
Fear feeds on ignorance.

Las heladas se cebaron en la cosecha de melocotón.
The frost wreaked havoc on the peach harvest.

Los últimos meses estuvimos cebando al pavo para poder cenarlo en Navidad.
Over the last few months we have been fattening up the turkey to eat it for Christmas.

Hay que cebar a los cerdos muy bien antes de llevarlos a la feria para venderlos.
You have to really fatten up the hogs before taking them to market to sell them.

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Jan 2


adjective, simple

Ésta es la forma más sencilla de hacerlo.
This is the easiest way to do it.

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