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Vocabulary English 3 by Karina Cahuich
Transcript of Vocabulary English 3 by Karina Cahuich
Vocabulary English 3
Cahuich Marín Karina Guadalupe
Hobbies and Sports
"Talent without discipline is like an octopus on roller skates".
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
tiro con arco
the art or sport of shooting with bows and arrows.
to plunge headfirst into water.
to race against in a boat propelled by oars.
to decorate cloth or clothing with patterns or pictures consisting of stitches that are sewn directly onto the material.
trabajar con barro
the activity or skill of making clay objects by hand.
to fly a kite
volar una cometa.
to tell off someone because you disapprove of their behavior.
to jump rope
saltar la cuerda.
swing on a Swing
jugar "pesca pesca"
to gossip about another's personal matters or secrets.
parque de atracciones
hot air balloon
parada de taxi
palanca de cambios
Types of houses
It is a style where a row of identical or mirror-image houses share side walls.
block of flats
a residential building consisting of apartments.
a small simple house, esp in a rural area
a one-storey house, sometimes with an attic.
a fixed structure in the form of a tower equipped with a light visible to mariners for warning them of obstructions, for marking harbour entrances, etc.
a small house or shelter, usually made of wood or metal
Objects at home
an electrical socket mounted on or recessed into a wall.
one of a pair of beds constructed one above the other.
a hinged or sliding panel for closing the entrance to a room, cupboard
a machine or device, esp an electrical one used domestically.
a board, usually on legs, with a suitable covering on which to iron clothes.
a metal or plastic container with a handle and spout for boiling water
a seat without any support for the back or arms.
a piece of furniture or a small part of a room with a door or doors behind which there is space for storing things, usually on shelves.
a crowded, busy place.
charming or interesting in a unique or unusual way.
a city that has grown over time and which covers a wide area
pick your nose
escarbarce la nariz
tronarse los dedos
snap your gum
tronar tu goma de mascar
The act of snubbing someone in a social setting by looking at your phone instead of paying attention.
worthy of note or attention.
a black amorphous form of carbon made by heating wood or other organic matter in the absence of air: used as a fuel, in smelting metal ores, in explosives, and as an absorbent.
a hard smooth creamy white variety of dentine that makes up a major part of the tusks of elephants, walruses, and similar animals.
a roof of canvas or other material supported by a frame to provide protection from the weather, esp one placed over a doorway or part of a deck of a ship.
charity store selling second-hand items.
tienda de artículos usados
A tag or sheath, as of plastic, on the end of a lace, cord, or ribbon to facilitate its passing through eyelet holes.
de color borgoña
to feel or express sadness for the death or loss of (someone or something)
to move (wings or arms) up and down, esp in or as if in flying, or (of wings or arms) to move in this way
the habitat or retreat of a lion or similar wild animal; lair.
cerca en metal
protuberancia en la garganta
pasadores para el cabello
to fry food quickly in a small amount of hot oil
94. to simmer
to gently cook a liquid or something with liquid in it so that it is very hot, but does not boil
fried in a lot of oil
96. to nuke
mainly US informal to heat or cook something in a microwave oven
97. to broil
to cook food with strong heat coming from directly above or below it
to mix a liquid or other substance by moving an object such as a spoon in a circular pattern
99. to season
to add salt or spices to food that you are cooking
a dish made by cooking meat, vegetables, or other foods in liquid inside a heavy container at low heat, or the heavy, deep container with a lid used in cooking such dishes
101. to sprinkle
to gently drop small pieces of something over a surface
any job making or serving food
103. cutting board
tabla para cortar
104. to steam
to cook something using steam
a kitchen utensil with a lot of holes in it for separating liquid from solid
a small plate that you put under a cup
the part of a cooker, light, etc. that produces flame or heat
a round handle or a small, round device for controlling a machine or electrical equipment
2nd Vocabulary Revision.
Words 90 to 210
the top part of a container that can be removed in order to put something in or take something out
a small room where food is kept
112. towel rack
a horizontal bar on the wall that you hang towels on
barería de cocina
an object at the end of a pipe that you turn to control the flow of water
any of various types of container, usually round, especially one used for cooking food
a container for liquids with a handle on one side and a shaped opening at the top of the other side for pouring
the price that you pay to travel on an aircraft, train, bus, etc
the number of miles that a vehicle has traveled since it was new
all the cases and bags that you take with you when you travel
to get free rides in people's vehicles by standing next to the road and waiting for someone to pick you up
122. baggage claim
Place where passengers go to get their luggage at the end of a flight.
123. jet lag
Tiredness after a long flight due to differences in time zones
A temporary stop during a long journey.
Set of rails for trains.
a small hotel in the countryside
127. to go mountaneering
the sport or activity of climbing mountains
128. to sunbathe
to sit or lie in the sun in order to make your skin darker
an area of land that has not been used to grow crops or had towns and roads built on it
used in some expressions about knowing or meeting people
a person's husband or wife
the time when people have a romantic relationship with the intention of getting married
in the Christian religion, a child whose moral and religious development is partly the responsibility of two or more godparents (= adults who promise to take this responsibility at a ceremony)
easily annoyed and complaining
praising yourself and what you have done
interested in your own advantage in everything that you do
enthusiastic and eager
willing to accept other people's behaviour and beliefs, especially sexual behaviour:
showing a careful use of money, especially by avoiding waste
able to be trusted
easily annoyed and complaining
145. level headed
having or expressing innocence and credulity; ingenuous
slow to think or understand
making a complaint
148. Look, I’m sorry to trouble you, but….
149. I’m sorry to have to say this, but….
150. I hate to tell you but…
accepting a complaint
151. I wish it never happened
152. I can’t tell you how sorry I am.
153. I just don’t know what to say
154. to lay/set the table
to put a cloth, knives, and forks, etc. on the table in preparation for a meal
156. to polish the shoes
pulir los zapatos
155. to clean up the table
Remove the dirty dishes from the table
157. change the sheets
cambiar las sabanas
158. clean the bathroom
limpiar el baño
159. do the dusting
limpiar el polvo
someone who reads the messages in a chat room without taking part
161. to attach
to fasten, join, or connect something
162. to drag
to move something by pulling it along a surface, usually the ground
163. to compose
to produce music, poetry, or formal writing
164. Clip art
Drawings you can add to your documents or presentations.
A feature in most word processors used to replace a word in a document with one that is more suitable and adds variety to your writing.
a religious ceremony in some Christian Churches based on Jesus' last meal with his disciples, or music written for parts of this ceremony
any of the four books of the Bible that contain details of the life of Jesus Christ:
a holy poem or song, especially one of the 150 collected together in the Bible
a place for worship that is holy because of a connection with a holy person or object
o have or show a strong feeling of respect and admiration for God or a god
a building for Islamic religious activities and worship
a large silk or cotton handkerchief or neckerchief
noisy, energetic, and rough
a small, coloured, often round piece of plastic, wood, glass, etc. with a hole through it. It is usually put on a string with a lot of others to make jewelery
extremely good and exciting:
a dazzling concert
to surround and cover something or someone completely
The flames engulfed the white house.
a firework that makes a loud noise when it explodes
to do something that involves risks that might result in loss of money or failure, hoping to get money or achieve success
full of joy; very happy
a person who juggles objects in order to entertain people
an occasion when people laugh or have an enjoyable time together
to eat something by taking a lot of small bites
attractive or unusual in an old-fashioned way
to move around a place without any purpose
to avoid work, duties, or responsibilities, especially if they are difficult or unpleasant
I shall not shirk from my homework
to wish very strongly, especially for something that you cannot have or something that is very difficult to have
the outer skin of a lemon or orange used to give flavour to food
something that makes you feel more confident and happy, or that helps something increase or improve
bringing medical or similar services to people at home or to where they spend time:
likely to vomit
an unusual habit or part of someone's personality, or something that is strange and unexpected.
a woman who is not married, especially a woman who is no longer young and seems unlikely ever to marry
192. bellhop/ bellboy
a person in a hotel employed to carry cases, open doors, etc.
193. pet peeve
something that especially annoys you
o sell more hotel rooms, seats on an aircraft, etc., than are available
a short pole with a wide, flat part at one end or both ends, used for moving a small boat or canoe through the water
to walk in a slow, relaxed manner, especially for pleasure
197. to swelter
(of a person) to feel very hot
198. to trek
to walk a long distance, usually over land such as hills, mountains, or forests
any of various large flying insects that bite horses, cattle, and sometimes people
201. Don't count your chickens before the eggs have hatched.
This idiom is used to express "Don't make plans for something that might not happen".
202. It takes two to tango
Actions or communications need more than one person
203. Speak of the devil!
This expression is used when the person you have just been talking about arrives.
204. Taste of your own medicine
Means that something happens to you, or is done to you, that you have done to someone else
205. Cross that bridge when you come to it
Deal with a problem if and when it becomes necessary, not before.
206. You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink.
You can present someone with an opportunity, but you cannot force him or her to take advantage of it
207. One man's meat is another man's poison.
Something that one person likes may be distasteful to someone else.
208. beat the clock
Fig. to do something before a deadline; to finish before the time is up.
209. fish story and fish tale
Fig. a great big lie
210. have a memory like an elephant
to be very good at remembering things
3rd Vocabulary Revision
1st Vocabulary Revision. Words 1 to 90
someone who helps a criminal to commit a crime.
212. Aggravated assault
a serious, violent attack on someone.
asalto a mano armada
proof that someone who is thought to have committed a crime could not have done it, especially the fact or statement that they were in another place at the time it happened.
a person who attacks another person
an illegal copy of a document, painting, etc. or the crime of making such illegal copies.
an arrangement in which money is paid to a court so that someone can be released from prison until their trial.
money or a present that you give to someone so that they will do something for you, usually something dishonest.
made to look like the real thing, in order to trick people.
very great sadness, especially at the death of someone
to take control of an aircraft or other vehicle during a journey, especially using violence
stealing, especially (in the US) the crime of taking something that does not belong to you, without illegally entering a building to do so
to give support to (someone to do something); help or assist
to hit someone or something hard
225. bin (UK)
a container that is used to put waste in
describes something bad that is very obvious or intentional
a child, especially one who behaves badly
the act of putting a dead body into the ground, or the ceremony connected with this
to put a dead body into the ground
cows and bulls that are kept for their milk or meat
232. to deal
to give or share out something, especially playing cards
broken or torn pieces of something larger
(an act of) keeping the truth hidden, especially to get an advantage
weak and without energy, strength, or power
a very thin sheet of metal, especially used to wrap food in to keep it fresh
a small area of grass without trees in a wood
disappointed or unhappy, and quiet
a plan to deceive someone, such as telling the police there is a bomb somewhere when there is not one, or a trick
not in your area of knowledge
a building or place that is easily recognized, especially one that you can use to judge where you are
244. odd (adj)-numbers
not able to be divided exactly by two
a hole in a road surface that results from gradual damage caused by traffic and/or weather
any of various small mammals with large, sharp front teeth, such as mice and rats
a person or company that buys and sells stocks and shares for other people
too painful or unpleasant for you to continue to experience
a plant whose yellowish-brown grain is used for making flour, or the grain itself
a story about a crime and the attempt to discover who committed it
extremely exciting or good.
to intentionally make a person angry by saying or doing things to annoy them
the time of year when crops are cut and collected from the fields, or the activity of cutting and collecting them, or the crops that are cut and collected
a piece of thin material worn by women to cover the face or head
to have a strong feeling of wanting something
one of the sharp, curved nails on the feet of some animals and birds
to laugh quietly
to officially order someone to come to a place
a sign of anger or disagreement
an elephant’s nose, which is like a long tube that bends easily
263. mechanical pencil
the short part of something that is left after most of it has been removed.
to move your shoulders up and down to show that you do not care about something or that you do not know something
to look for a long time at someone or something or in a particular direction
to be or cause to be surprised or frightened, esp so as to start involuntarily
269. nail file
270. rubber band
the system of water or waste liquids flowing away from somewhere into the ground or down pipes
272. toilet seat
273. toilet lid
274. toilet bowl
275. toilet paper
276. toilet bowl brush
279. shower valve
280. soap dish
281. toothbrush holder
283. nail clippers
284. cotton swabs
287. blow drier
291. medicine cabinet
cesta con tapa
293. laundry hamper
299. large intestine
300. small intestine
301. knickers (UK)
saco liviano de lana
abrigo de tela o lana gruesa
304. bomber jacktet
campera ajustada a la cintura
304. denim jacket
305. dungarees (GB
309. swimming trunks
310. tie pin
sujetador de corbata
312. braces (UK)
a kind of scarf worn instead of a tie round the neck.
Pañuelo para el cuello o bufanda de seda u otro tejido fino
a small usually square piece of cloth or paper tissue used for wiping or blowing one’s nose into.
a piece of square cloth folded and worn around the neck, especially in the past.
sombrero para bebé
321. cuff liks
a small decorative object used to fasten shirt cuffs.
322. button fly
the thicker material at the end of a sleeve nearest the hand.
a material or substance that covers the inside surface of something.
bragueta de botones
326. hand-held fan
327. shawl collar
a turned-over collar of a garment that combines with lapels forming an unbroken curving line.
328. stand up collar
330. crew neck
a round neck hole on a shirt, or a shirt with a neck hole in this shape.
made of wool
a soft wool or cloth made from the outer hair of angora goats (= goats with long soft hair).
340. paisley print
a colourful pattern of curved shapes, usually on cloth
estampado con forma de gota
341. checked print
with a pattern of squares formed by lines of different colours crossing each other
bolso de mano
a woman's handbag.
a small folding case for carrying money.
345. duffel bag
a tube-shaped cloth bag with a circular bottom and a thick string at the top that is used to close it and carry it
bolso de lona
346. attaché case
a rectangular case with hard sides, used especially for carrying business documents
a piece of metal at one end of a belt or strap, used to fasten the two ends together
a small metal device that is used to fasten a belt, bag, or a piece of jewellery
material that consists of two pieces of cloth that stick together, used to fasten clothes
a square piece of cloth worn around the neck or on the head
a type of glove with a single part for all the fingers and a separate part for the thumb
a pair of small pieces of material like fur worn over the ears with a strap that goes over the head to keep them on
353. contact lenses
a woman's shoe or slipper that has no back
a type of leather shoe with a wide strip across the top, which a person's foot slides into, without any way of fastening it to the foot
362. blue topaz
to have blood coming from a place in your body
a painful, raised area of skin with liquid inside, that you get if your skin has been rubbed or burned, or a similar area on a painted surface
a dark area on your skin where you have been hurt
unable to empty your bowels as often as you should
an illness caused by spending too much time in the sun
a part of your body that has become bigger because of illness or injury
thin, transparent cloth, especially used to cover injuries
the thin, sharp, metal part of a piece of medical equipment used to take blood out of the body, or to put medicine or drugs in
382. x-ray plate
the process by which land changes into desert.
384. disposable products
describes an item that is intended to be thrown away after use.
a long period when there is little or no rain.
a large amount of water covering an area that is usually dry
387. oil slick
a layer of oil that is floating over a large area of the surface of the sea, usually because an accident has caused it to escape from a ship or container
fuga de petróleo
388. ozone layer
capa de ozono
389. unleaded petrol
describes a type of petrol or other substance that does not contain lead
398. rose bush
401. chain saw
cortadora de césped
pala de jardinería
419. ice floe
tépano de hielo
423. montain range
tormenta de nieve
piedras de granizo
437. to rinse
to use water to clean soap or dirt from something
438. blow drier
hair arranged into a round knot at the back of the head
441. split ends
in the opposite direction to the movement of the hands of a clock
444. car park/parking lot
445. clothes peg/clothespin
446. crisps/potato chips
447. dustbin, garbage can/trash can
449. naughts and crosses/ tic tac toe
451. rubber/ eraser
to (cause something to) become blocked or filled so that movement or activity is difficult
a small flat case containing) a complete set of knives, forks, and spoons
to (cause to) start burning or explode
to stay in the same place or in the same condition
to (cause something or someone to) move or change from one position or direction to another, especially slightly
a thick covering for the top of a bed, filled with soft feathers or warm material, used especially in the past
showing that you find a bad or difficult situation slightly funny
to pronounce 's' and 'z' sounds like 'th'
to move or hit something with a short sudden movement
a passage in a public place with a set of steps that leads from one level to another
to prevent further disagreement in arguments or war by giving to the other side an advantage that they have demanded
unable to produce plants or fruit
a strong chemical used for cleaning things or removing colour from things
thinking quickly and cleverly, especially in business or financial matters
to express a thought, feeling, or idea so that it is understood by other people
to make someone feel slightly frightened or worried about their ability to achieve something
to cut open something, especially a dead body or a plant, and study its structure
to try to do something
very thin, or easily broken or destroyed
large in quantity and expensive or impressive
a person whose behaviour is unusual and strange