False friends

English word

Spanish Translation

Actually

(adv)

de hecho, en realidad

Advice

(n)

consejo

Argument

(n)

discusión, (igual que «quarrel»)

Assist

(vt)

ayudar, socorrer

Attend

(vi)

asistir (a una reuión)

Brave

(adj)

valiente

Carpet

(n)

moqueta, alfombra

Collar

(n)

collar (perro), cuello (camisa)

Conference

(n)

congreso

Crime

(n)

crimen, delito

Deception

(n)

engaño

Discussion

(n)

intercambio de ideas

Disgrace

(n)

vergüenza, deshonra

Dismay

(n)

consternación

Diversion

(n)

desvío

Editor

(n)

director de periódico, redactor jefe

Entertainment

(n)

diversión, espectáculos

Envy

(n)

envidia

Eventually

(adv)

finalmente

Exit

(n)

salida

Extravagant

(adj)

pródigo, derrochador

Fault

(n)

culpa, defecto, desperfecto

Genial

(adj)

simpático, afable

Gentle

(adj)

benévolo, amable, manso, blando

Gracious

(adj)

cortés, afable

lllusion

(n)

espejismo

Intend

(vt)

pensar hacer, proponerse

Investigation

(n)

pesquisa, examen, estudio

Invite

(vt)

invitar (a alguien a casa, etc.)

Actualmente

(adv)

at present, currently

Aviso

(n)

warning, notice

Argumento

(n)

plot, story

Asistir

(vi)

to attend (a meeting)

Atender a

(vt)

to attend (pay attention) to

Bravo

(adj)

fierce (animal), wiid (landscape)

Carpeta

(n)

file, folder

Collar

(n)

neckiace, collar (dog)

Conferencia

(n)

lecture, talk

Crimen

(n)

murder

Decepción

(n)

disappointment, let-down

Discusión

(n)

argument, quarrel, row

Desgracia

(n)

misfortune, accident

Desmayo

(n)

fainting fit

Diversión

(n)

fun. entertainment

Editor

(n)

publisher

Entretenimiento

(n)

amusement, distraction

Envío

(n)

dispatch, shipment

Eventualmente

(adv)

by chance, depending on circumstances

Exito

(n)

success

Extravagante

(adj)

eccentric, peculiar, odd

Falta

(n)

mistake, error, lack, shortage

Genial

(adj)

brilliant, ot genius

Gentil

(adj)

courteous, affable, refined

Gracioso

(adj)

funny, amusing

Ilusión

(n)

hope, dream, thrill

Intentar

(vi)

to try, attempt

Investigación

(n)

investigation, rcsearch

Invitar

(vt)

invite; treat