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The generals have issued orders.
- to issue (L.A.) (to turn, to rotate, to transfer)

Los generales han girado órdenes.
- girar (L.A.)

It's not necessary to know beforehand all the vocabulary.
- beforehand

No es necesario conocer de antemano todo el vocabulario.
- de antemano

He has curly hair.
- curly
- to curl (L.A.)

Él tiene pelo enrulado.
- enrulado/a
- enrular (L.A.)

the real estate (not "los bienes raíces")
- the building

los bienes inmuebles
- el inmueble

(context: Los Angeles reestablishes a mask mandate)
More and more municipalities are doing the same/likewise.
- to do the same/likewise

(el contexto: Los Ángeles restablece el mandato de mascarillas)
Cada vez más municipalidades hacen lo propio.
- hacer lo propio

Confusion spread when the speaker started to insult the audience.
- the confusion (not "la confusión")

Cundió el desconcierto cuando el orador empezó a insultar al público.
- el desconcierto
(cundir - intrans)

The Pyramids are a feat of engineering.
- the feat

Las pirámides son una hazaña de ingeniería.
- la hazaña

I was kind of hoping that you could use some of the stuff here.
- to use (not "usar" or "utilizar") (México)

Estaba como esperando que puedas ocupar algunas de las cosas que están aquí.
- ocupar (México)

the nuclear family
m/- the family (the nucleus, the core)

el núcleo familiar
- el núcleo (heard on Telemundo)

but they're overly enthusiastic when they try to please the client
lit: too enthusiastic
- enthusiastic
- to please (not "placer" which is intrans)

pero son demasiado entusiastas cuando intentan complacer al cliente
- entusiasta (m/f)
- complacer (trans/intrans)

the psychotherapist
the psychotherapy

el,la psicoterapeuta
la psicoterapia

You freed me from the shackles of expectation.
- the shackle
- the expectation (not "la expectativa")

Tú me liberaste de los grilletes de la expectación.
- el grillete
- la expectación
(liberar)

Wow, what enthusiasm.
lit: what enthusiasm yours

Wow, qué entusiasmo el tuyo.

the tomato (Mexico) (not "el tomate")

el jitomate

the pig (not "el cerdo")
disgusting

el marrano, la marrana
marrano/a (colloquial)

the crocodile

el crocodilo

the prick, the injection

el pinchazo (2)

the movie (the tape)

la cinta

in order to show how contagious the delta variant is
lit: how much contagious

para mostrar cuán contagiosa es la variante delta
Note: "cuanto/a" shorted to "cuán" before adj and adv

eyes reddened and swollen from so much crying
- to redden
- swollen

los ojos enrojecidos e hinchados de tanto llorar
- enrojecer (trans)
- hinchado/a

Maria always blushes when she talks to boys.
- to blush (2)

María siempre enrojece cuando habla con chicos.
Alt: María siempre se sonroja ...
- enrojecer (intrans), sonrojarse

the actor's guild
- the guild

el gremio de actores
- el gremio

The pastry cook rolled up his sleeves.
- the pastry cook
- to roll up one's sleeves
- to roll up

El repostero se remangó.
- el repostero, la repostera
- remangarse [la camisa] (literal or figurative) (Reverso)
- remangar (trans)

while petting her dog
- to pet (an animal), to caress (a person)

mientras acaricia a su perro
- acariciar (2)

insecure
the insecurity

inseguro/a
la inseguridad

the advice (not "el consejo" "el asesoramiento")

la asesoría

After running, I got home panting and sweating.
- to pant, to gasp
- to sweat (not "transpirar")

Después de correr, llegué a casa jadeando y sudando.
- jadear
- sudar

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