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Old September 03, 2009, 02:42 PM
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Define las siguientes palabras - Help

I need to translate these words. There's a lot, and some I can't find in the dictionary, so those I need your help with. as for the rest, check them if they are right. Some have multiple meanings, and I'm not sure which ones to use. It's for a video called La Catrina.

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  • conocer - to know/meet people
  • pasar - to pass/happen
  • misterioso - mysterious
  • sorprenderse - ?
  • esperar - to wait
  • el espía - ?
  • informar - to inform
  • investigar - to investigate
  • aprender - to learn
  • seguir - to continue
  • el político - politics??
  • el candidato - candidate
  • la campaña - crusade
  • según - after
  • poderoso - powerful, forceful
  • el testamento - testament, will
  • el retiro con pensión -
  • la ecología - ecology
  • las pesticidas - ?
  • encontrar - to encounter
  • los bombones - candy
  • embarazada - pregnant? embarrassing?
  • embarazoso - cumbersome
  • el juez - critic
  • la propiedad - ownership
  • pertenecer - to apply
  • el ladrón - robber
  • la heredera - heiress
  • la herencia - heritage
  • la copia - copy?
  • acerca / sobre - about
  • el campesino - farmer
  • el jefe - boss
  • el guardaespaldas - bodyguard
  • esconder - to conceal
  • válido - valid
  • los impuestos - taxes
  • el corte - ?
  • sorprendido, a - ?
  • nervioso, a - nervous
  • confundido, a - confused?
  • emocionado, a - emotional
  • contento, a - content
  • triste - sad
  • enojado, a - angered
  • preocupado, a - preoccupied
  • deprimido, a - depressed
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Old September 03, 2009, 03:33 PM
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  • sorprenderse - get surprised
  • esperar - to wait/hope
  • el espía - spy
  • el político - politics
  • la campaña - bell/campaign
  • según - according to
  • el retiro con pensión - retirement (paid)
  • las pesticidas - pesticides
  • encontrar - to encounter/meet/find
  • embarazada - pregnant
  • embarazoso - embarrassing/awkward
  • el juez - judge
  • la propiedad - property/ownership/correctness
  • pertenecer - to belong to
  • el ladrón - robber/thief
  • la heredera - heiress
  • la herencia - inheritance/heritage/heredity
  • la copia - copy
  • esconder - to conceal/hide
  • el corte - cut/Court (King's or Supreme)
  • sorprendido, a - surprised
  • confundido, a - confused
  • contento, a - happy/pleased
  • triste - sad
  • enojado, a - angry
  • preocupado, a - busy/preoccupied
Hope that helps. There are good dictionaries online that can help you find all of these words.
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thanks, that will help a lot and may I ask how you unitalicize the quote? Because normally it would be italicized
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So out of curiosity, you couldn't look up the words in the dictionary?

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One correction:
El político is the politician.
Politics is la política.
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El político is the politician.
Politics is la política.
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So out of curiosity, you couldn't look up the words in the dictionary?


I did but some I couldn't find because there wasn't any. some I figured out myself, some there were translations
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Thank to everyone for the words.

They will be to great useful to me.
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I did but some I couldn't find because there wasn't any. some I figured out myself, some there were translations
Your sentence sounds a bit strange to me . What do you want to say?

Lo hice, pero no pude encontrarlas todas
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some words I could not find a translation in the dictionary

how about now?
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