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FALSE FRIENDS SPANISH

FALSOS AMIGOS

INGLÉS

ESPAÑOL

actual; actually

verdadero, efectivo; en realidad, en efecto

actual; actualmente

current, present; currently, presently

advertisement

un anuncio

advertencia

warning

agony

angustia; dolor agudo

agonía

dying moments

altered

modificado, cambiado

alterado

angry, upset

american

estadounidense, norteamericano

americano

anyone from North or South America

apply

solicitar, pedir algo

aplicar

to apply something e.g. theory, paint, sanctions

apology

disculpa, excusa

apologia

defence, eulogy

approve

dar el visto bueno, aprobar

aprobar

to consent to, to approve, to pass a test

arena

anfiteatro, plaza

arena

sand

argument

pelea, disputa, polémica, discusión

argumento

reasoning

assist

ayudar

asistir

to attend

attend

asistir

atender

to pay attention, to care for

bizarre

extraño, raro

bizarro

brave, generous

blind

cegar, deslumbrar, ciego (noun)

blindar

to reinforce, shield

camera

maquina fotográfica o cámara de fotos

camara

chamber, camera

 

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