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Work: Nouns, verbs, adjectives and idioms

Work: Nouns, verbs, adjectives and idioms

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Work: 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 el mundo del trabajo.


Info 1: Work (nouns)

ENGLISH

SPANISH

EXAMPLE

Multitasking
Multitarea
My generation's all about multitasking, you know
Position
Puesto (de trabajo)
The position requires good knowledge of English
Promotion
Ascenso
I got a promotion! I'm so happy
Shift
Turno
My shift finishes at 12:30, how about yours?
Wage
Sueldo
The wage is high, but the conditions are not that good


Info 2: Work (verbs and phrasal verbs)

ENGLISH

SPANISH

EXAMPLE

Commute
Ir a trabajar
I take the bus to commute to work
Fire
Despedir
She got fired before expected, it was surprising
Get (a rise)
Conseguir (un aumento de sueldo)
It's so difficult to get a rise, but I'll try
Hire
Contratar
I need to hire two German teachers right now
Run (a business)
Dirigir (un negocio)
It's not easy to run a business, you can't do it alone


Info 3: Work (adjectives)

ENGLISH

SPANISH

EXAMPLE

Goal-driven
Orientado a cumplir objetivos
He's a goal-driven man, such a great planner!
Hard-working
Trabajador/a
My aunt is a hard-working doctor, she never takes breaks
Qualified
Formado/a
I am qualified but I don't have much experience yet
Skilled
Habilidoso/a
She's really skilled, she can do whatever you need
Supportive
Que apoya
My boss is really supportive and always celebrates my work


Info adicional 1: Idioms and expressions related to work

ENGLISH

SPANISH

EXAMPLE

To get down to business
Ir al grano
Let's get down to business, I don't have too much time
To pay peanuts
Pagar una miseria

If they're paying you peanuts, quit the job outright!

To get sacked
Que te despidan
I got sacked after 15 years working for them
To pull one's weight
Hacer su parte
You need to pull your weight before tomorrow morning
To show the ropes
Enseñar el funcionamiento de algo
Are you the new employee? I'll show you the ropes



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¿Cómo se dice "sueldo" en inglés?

¿Hay alguna expresión relacionada con el trabajo?

¿Qué vocabulario hay para hablar del trabajo?

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