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Dec 27

paliar


verb, to palliate, mitigate, alleviate, relieve, lessen, diminish, conceal

El gobierno federal creó un programa de ayuda a los pobres, para paliar los efectos de la crisis económica.
The Federal Government created a program to help the poor, in order to mitigate the effects of the economic crisis.

Los medicamentos que me dieron no son suficientes para paliar el dolor.
The medication I've been given is not enough to relieve the pain.

La ayuda internacional no es suficiente para paliar la hambruna.
The international aid is not enough to alleviate the famine.


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Dec 26

cajón


masculine noun (el), drawer

Las hojas están en el tercer cajón, al fondo.
The papers are in the back of the third drawer.


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Dec 25

bombilla (Es), foco (Méx), Ampolleta (Chile)


various, light bulb, bulb, lamp

La bombilla se ha fundido. (Es) / El foco se fundió. (Méx)
The bulb has gone. (BrE) / The bulb has burnt out. (AmE)

Cuando terminó de hablar, se me prendió el foco.
When she finished speaking, it all became clear to me.

Mi esposo es tan perezoso, que no cambia ni una bombilla/un foco en la casa.
My husband is so lazy he won't even change a light bulb at home.


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Dec 24

senderismo


masculine noun (el), hiking

El senderismo no sólo es divertido y relajante, también es buen ejercicio.
Hiking is not only fun and relaxing, it's also good exercise.


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Dec 23

recorrer


verb, to cross, tour, travel, go across/through/over, traverse, look over, search

El guía nos acompañó a recorrer todo el museo.
The guide gave us a tour of the whole museum.

Recorrimos el camino con miedo de perdernos.
We followed the route, fearing that we might get lost.

Recorrí toda la ciudad y nunca pude encontrar el monumento.
I scoured the town, and failed to find the monument anywhere.

Juan recorrió con la mirada el salón a ver si te encontraba.
Juan looked around the room to see whether you were there.

Recorrí todo el diccionario hasta que encontré la traducción que necesitaba.
I searched the whole dictionary (I scoured the dictionary) until I found the translation I needed.

Recorran la casa para que decidan si la compran o no.
Examine the house so you can decide whether you want to buy it or not.


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