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Spanish term English translation
a la brava without planning permission
acondicimiento de áreas de estar refurbishing of common areas
cerrar una etapa. close a chapter
convocará (in this context) will stay with them (until adulthood)
despegado del respaldar de su silla leaning forward in his chair
el sistema de riego a la altura real de su macetero the watering system to the actual/real height of/level with your flower/plant pot
es la primera persona Is the one who is primarily responsible
la escritura que contiene la declaracion de voluntad constitutiva ...those of the deed creating the Property and Condominium Regime....
Entered by: Jane Martin
mesa de presidio head table
PARTE DISPOSITIVA Section on Provisions
ponemos todos los sentidos we do all what we can and a little bit more to get the "happy end".
Proyecto Integración Social - Lingüística Language Instruction Project
Entered by: EirTranslations
puede ser escalonado a cualesquier parte del mundo. can be applied [on the appropriate scale] to any part of the world.
puedes empezar la ciencia del propio conocimiento can you commence the science of self-knowledge
que nos hagan saber and let us know
que se despojan para dar relinquish ... to give ...
representación (travel and) representation expenses
Entered by: patinba
retenedora de nómina payroll retaining company
siempre he arrastrado... I've always struggled with...
subidón de adrenalina adrenaline rush
Entered by: Robert Forstag
tocar (a la puerta) come calling (at your door)
y menor práctica less experience with
"Cómpreme Vd. este ramito etc." Won't you buy this bunch from me Sir, to show off in your buttonhole
"chesteres" Chesterfields
"cuando vez una cosa en miniatura lo observas y descubres que la esencia de las when you see a miniature you observe it and discover it has the essence of the model/object
"ejercicio de/ejercer la profesión" exercise of my profession/to practice your profession
"El Chirlo" El Chirlo
"El profe" teach(er)
"El que se fue a Sevilla, perdió su silla" finders keepers, losers weepers
"elaboración de nóminas" preparation of payroll
"Es muy raro lo que me pasa con vos" You have a very mysterious/ special effect on me.
"Esta razón obedece a motivos de seguridad del envío." This is due to shipment security reasons
"faltan cinco para las menos cuarto" it's five minutes till quarter to
Entered by: Marcelo González
"gerencia legal" legal department
Entered by: Marina Soldati
"Lluvia fuerte, casamiento con suerte" Rainy wedding weather, happiness forever
"Metiendo la mano en el bolsillo" by putting his hand in my pocket
Entered by: patinba
"pasen y vean" "Step right up, come right in, Ladies and Gentlemen, see for yourselves.."
"por la patilla" completely free (or) on the house (or) for nothing
"Presente" in the heading of formal letters from some countries in Latin America Omitirlo
"qué te importa, cara de torta, nariz larga, nariz corta ?" That´s for me to know and for you to find out.
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