GLOSSARIES 21

Debby’s Corner for a List of Glossaries to speak English like a Native American!!

January 7, 2011 Posting: French/Spanish

Gee whiz (interjection): tape à l’œil/recórcholis
Doldrums (noun) : marasme/estado de abatimiento 
Trade show (noun): salon/feria
In full swing (loc adj): battre son plein/en pleno auge
Nerd or geek (noun): ringard/friki o fanático
Trends (noun): tendances/tendencias
To test out (phrasal verb): essayer/probar
To keep up with (phrasal verb):se tenir au courant/séguir
To stream (verb): transferer sous forme de flux continu/émitir o transmitir
Cheaper (comparatif): moins cher/mas barato
At a distance (exp. Adverbial): loin/léjo
To soak up (phrasal verb): absorber/absorber
To own (verb transitif): posséder/poseer
To download (verb transitif): télécharger/descargar
Thousands of (noun) : des milliers de /un millón de
Less than (comparative) : moins que/menos de
Paperback (noun): livre de poche/libró en rustica
Software (unc. Noun) : une programme/programa informático
Vast (adj) : extrêmement étendu/muy extenso
(to be) on the go (expression) : en mouvement/en marcha
Remotely (adverb): de loin/remotamente
News headlines (noun): les gros titres de journaux/titulares de la prensa
A penny (noun) : un centime/un centavo
Tipping (verbal noun) : coutume de donner des pouboires/costumbre de dar une propina
To get around (phrasal verb) : voyager/viajar
To move around (phrasal verb): déplacer/trasladar
To set up (phrasal verb): créer/establecer
Available (adjective): disponible/disponible
Fee (noun): (petite) somme d’argent/modicá suma

 

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