False Friends

Amigos Falsos

Introduction Introducción
While linguists call these false cognates, false friends refer to words that sound like English words but have different meanings in Spanish.

It's important to learn these well, because using them incorrectly can be embarrassing.
Vocabulary Vocabulario
Play éxito
success
Play largo
tall lengthy long
Play molestar
to disrupt to disturb to molest to annoy to bother
Play pretender
to attempt to try to strive for to seek
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