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Families: Nouns, verbs, adjectives and idioms

Families: Nouns, verbs, adjectives and idioms

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Families: Nouns, verbs, adjectives and idioms

Puntos clave

Si quieres controlar un idioma en cualquier situación, tendrás que tener un amplio vocabulario. En esta lección, te centrarás en la familia.


Info 1: Families (nouns)

ENGLISH

SPANISH

EXAMPLE

Fiancé
Prometido/a
My fiancé works as a vet
Foster family
Familia adoptiva
Her foster family is from France
Only child
Hijo/a único/a
I love being an only child!
Siblings
Hermanos/as
Do you have siblings?
Twins
Gemelos/as
I thought it was Emily, but it's her twin Helen!


Info 2: Families (verbs and phrasal verbs)

ENGLISH

SPANISH

EXAMPLE

Bring up
Criar
You don't have the means to bring up a child now
Get along
Llevarse bien
Ugh, I don't get along with your cousin Paul
Get divorced
Divorciarse
Mark and Jane got divorced a week ago
Grow up
Crecer
Oh! Your daughter is growing up so fast!
Look after
Cuidar
I am looking after my grandmum


Info 3: Families (adjectives)

ENGLISH

SPANISH

EXAMPLE

Adopted
Adoptado/a
My adopted brother always plays football with me!
Close
Cercano/a
She's really close to her sister, they even live together
Estranged
Distanciado/a
My family has been estranged for years now
Spoilt
Mimado/a
What a spoilt boy! Teach him manners!
Strict
Estricto/a
My grandad was so strict, those were different times


Info adicional 1: Idioms and expressions related to families

ENGLISH

SPANISH

EXAMPLE

To be a chip off the old block
De tal palo, tal astilla
His daughter clearly is a chip off the old block
Birds of a feather flock together
Dios los cría y ellos se juntan
They were meant for each other, birds of a feather flock together!
Blood is thicker than water
La familia está por encima de todo
My family has problems, but blood is thicker than water
To be a mummy's boy/girl
Ser un/a niño/a de mamá
He behaves like that because he's a mummy's boy!
To be the black sheep
Ser la oveja negra
No one understands me, I feel like the black sheep of the family


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Preguntas frecuentes

¿Cómo se dice "crecer" en inglés?

¿Qué expresiones se pueden decir para hablar de la familia?

¿Qué vocabulario hay que conocer sobre la familia?

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