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Jan
8

sano

healthy
Examples
  1. No me parece sano desayunar pizza sobrante todos los días.
    I don't think it's healthy to eat leftover pizza for breakfast every day.
  2. Vivimos una vida muy sana.
    We live a very healthy life.
Jan
7

seguir

to follow
Examples
  1. Sígueme y te enseño el camino a casa.
    Follow me and I will show you the way home.
  2. Los niños siguieron a su padre hasta el parque.
    The children followed their dad to the park.
Jan
6

Epifanía

Epiphany
Examples
  1. Los niños celebran felices la Epifanía con los juguetes que reciben de los Reyes Magos.
    Children joyously celebrate Epiphany with the toys they receive from the Three Wise Men.
  2. Lupita y María pasaron todo el día jugando con los regalos que les trajeron para la Epifanía.
    Lupita and Maria spent all day playing with the toys they were given for Epiphany.
Jan
5

determinado

determined
Examples
  1. Ivana estaba determinada a ganar el certamen a toda costa.
    Ivana was determined to win the competition at all costs.
  2. Los beisboleros estaban determinados a dominar la liga menor.
    The baseball players were determined to dominate the minor league.
Jan
4

atravesar

to cross
Examples
  1. Atravesaron las montañas al amparo de la noche.
    They crossed the mountains under cover of night.
  2. Siempre debes mirar en ambas direcciones antes de atravesar la carretera.
    You should always look both ways before crossing the highway.
Jan
3

Reyes Magos

Three Wise Men
Examples
  1. Los Reyes Magos siguieron la estrella de Belén a través del desierto.
    The Three Wise Men followed the Star of Bethlehem across the desert.
  2. ¿Qué regalos les pediste a los Reyes Magos?
    What presents did you ask for from the Three Wise Men?
Jan
2

optimista

optimistic
Examples
  1. Soy optimista que la fiesta va a ser un gran éxito.
    I'm optimistic that the party will be a big success.
  2. Se dice que la nueva escuela no estará lista para abrirse este año, pero me mantengo optimista.
    They say the new school won't be ready to open this year, but I remain optimistic.
Jan
1

cumplir

to achieve
Examples
  1. Jorge cumplió su sueño de convertirse en médico.
    Jorge achieved his dream of becoming a doctor.
  2. Hay que tener fuerza de voluntad para cumplir tus metas.
    You need willpower to achieve your goals.
Dec
31

Nochevieja

New Year's Eve
Examples
  1. ¿Compraste el champán y las uvas para Nochevieja?
    Have you bought the champagne and grapes for New Year's Eve?
  2. Siempre miramos los fuegos artificiales en la Nochevieja.
    We always watch the fireworks on New Year's Eve.
Dec
30

invernal

wintry
Examples
  1. El embeleso de la escena invernal me cautivó.
    I was captivated by the charm of the wintry scene.
  2. El cuadro representaba un paisaje invernal totalmente cubierto por nieve.
    The painting was of a wintry landscape totally covered in snow.