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boeverbe's version from 2015-06-23 09:43

La cita

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tener una citahave a date
Mi amiga tiene una cita con un chico que conoció en un restaurante.My friend has a date with a boy (that) she met at a restaurant.
la terrazathe terrace
Me encanta tu casa, tiene una terraza gigante.I love your home, it has a gigantic terrace.
deshacerse de alguienget rid of someone
No sé cómo puedo deshacerme de un chico tan pesado.I don't know how I can get rid of a boy that is such a pain in the neck.
gran sorpresabig surprise
Mi gran sorpresa fue ver que había dejado las llaves dentro del coche.My big surprise was to see that I had left my keys inside the car.
tienda de zapatosshoe shop
No puedo remediarlo, necesito ir a una tienda de zapatos y comprarme un par.I can't help it, I need to go to a shoe shop and buy a pair.
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cerca del antiguo puertonear the old port
Cerca del antigua puerta hay una tienda especializada en plata.Near the old port there is a shop specialising in silver.
Pasadoboring, heavy
una voz agradablea pleasant voice
La voz de mi novio por teléfono es agradable.My boyfriend's voice on the telephone is pleasant.
extrañadosurprised
decepcionadodisappointed
Me sentí extrañado y decepcionado cuando recibí su carta.I felt surprised and disappointed when I received your letter.
pagar la cuentapay the bill
Me gustaría pagar la cuenta con tarjeta de crédito. ¿Es posible?I would like to pay the bill with a credit card. Is that possible?
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cenar tranquilamente eat dinner in peace
Quiero cenar tranquilamente, pero mis sobrinos vienen a verme.I want to eat dinner in peace, but my nephews are coming to see me.
empezarbegin
Mi vecino quiere empezar una relación con la vecina de al lado.My neighbour wants to begin a relationship with the next door neighbour.
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Estaba cenando tranquilamente en mi restaurante favorito.I was eating dinner in peace in my favourite restaurant.
Tenemos una cita, me dijo la chica que se estaba sentando a mi lado en la terraza del restaurante.We have a date, said the girl that was sitting nest to me on the restaurant terrace.
Nunca había visto a esa chica y no tenía ninguna cita ese día.I had never seen that girl, and I didn't have any date that day.
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Pero ella insistió. Para intentar deshacerme de ella, tuve una idea.But she insisted. I had an idea in order to try to get rid of her.
Le propuse que me contara la historia de su vida.I suggested to her that she tell me the story of her life.
Para mi gran sorpresa, me dijo que sí y se puso a contarla.Much to my surprise (lit. for my big surprise), she said yes to me and started to tell me about it.
Se llamaba Aurora y trabajaba en una tienda de zapatos, cerca del antiguo puerto... Her name was (lit. she called herself) Aurora, and she worked in a shoe shop near the old port...
Tenía una voz agradable y la escuchaba con gusto.She had a pleasant voice, and I listended to it with pleasure.
De repente, en medio de una frase, me dijo que iba a llegar tarde.Suddenly, in the middle of a sentence (lit. phrase) she told me that was going to arrive late.
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Cogió rápidamente su gran bolso y desapareció al doblar la esquina.She quickly took her big purse and disappeared upon rounding the corner.
Estaba un poco extrañado, un poco decepcionado también.I was a little surprised and a little disappointed, too.
Cuando quise pagar la cuenta, por fin entendí lo que había pasado.When I wanted to pay the bill, I finally understood what had happened.
Ya no encontré mi cartera ni mi móvil.I could no longer find (lit. I didn't find) my wallet or my mobile.
¡Qué pena, me había empezado a gustar esa hermosa ladrona!What a pity, I had begun to like that beautiful thief!
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