English Spanish false friends

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asked by
That Aung
published
4 days ago

Hi! I was wondering what are some good English Spanish false friends?

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answered by
Pola
published
4 days ago

Sure! Let's have fun discovering how many there are! ūüėÄ

30 English Spanish false friends

1. Embarrassed - Embarazada

Embarrassed - desconcertado

Embarazada - pregnant

2. Realize - Realizar

Realize - darse cuenta

Realizar - carry out/perform

3. Introduce - Introducir

Introduce - presentar

Introducir - insert

4. Rope - ropa

Rope - cuerda

Ropa - clothes

5. Record - recordar

Record - grabar

Recordar - remember

6. Advertise - advertir

Advertise - anunciar

Advertir - notice/warn

7. Bland - blando

Bland - amable

Blando - soft

8. Exit - éxito

Exit - salida

éxito - success

9. Absolutely - en absoluto

Absolutely - totalmente

En absoluto - absolutely not

10. Envy - enviar

Envy - envidiar

Enviar - to send

11. Number - nombre

Number - n√ļmero

Nombre - name

12. Once - once

Once - una vez

Once - eleven

13. Red - red

Red - rojo

Red - net

14. Sauce - sauce

Sauce - salsa

Sauce - willow

15. Choke - chocar

Choke - ahogo

Chocar - crush, run into

16. Fault - falta

Fault - culpa

Falta - mistake

17. Spade - espada

Spade - pala

Espada - sword

18. Currant - currante

Currant - grossela

Currante - worker

19. Quote - cuota

Quote - cita

Cuota - fee

20. Dessert - desierto

Dessert - postre

Desierto - desert

21. Pie - pie

Pie- pastel

Pie - foot

22. Large - largo

Large - grande

Largo - long

23. Nude - nudo

Nude - desnudo

Nudo - knot

24. Parade - parada

Parade - desfile

Parada - bus stop

25. Ultimately - √öltimamente

Ultimately - al final

√öltimamente - recently

26. American - Americano

American - estadounidense

Americano - North of South America (as a continent)

27. Parent - pariente

Parent - padre

Pariente - relative

28. Code - codo

Code - código

Codo - elbow

29. Bomber - bombero

Bomber - bombardero

Bombero - firefighter

30. Preoccupied - preocupado

Preoccupied - distraído

Preocupado - worried

And that's all from me :) Were you aware of all of these? Or can you think of some more?

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