Common Errors 17

Let vs. Leave

 

Let me study: dejame hacer algo

 

Leave this exercise for last: dejar algo para luego

Leave this room: dejar un sitio

Leave me alone

 

Entrar y robar

 

Burglary

 

 

Verjas en la ventana

 

Verja

 

Grills/Bars on windows

 

Gate

Pinta por ocio My father paints for fun.
 

Un poco mentiroso (sustantivo)

 

He is a little bit of a liar/thief/time waster.

 

He is a little untrustworthy.

 

Criar

 

Crianza

 

Bring up

 

Upbringing

 

Bring up kids (well or badly)

 

Priorizar

 

Prioritise

 

 

Recolectar

Recollect

 

Collect taxes/kids from school/your stuff/fruit

 

 

Incumplir la ley

 

Break the law

 

 

Armar y arma

 

To arm yourself with a weapon/fire arms

 

 

Hurto/robo

 

Hurto del bolsillo

 

Theft

 

Pick pocketing

 

 

It’s more important peer pressure

 

Peer pressure is more important.

 

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