List of false cognates Spanish / English

Here is a list of false cognates Spanish / English.

These "false friends" or "amigos falsos" deliberately lie in wait to trip you up on your language learning journey...

.. this list then can be invaluable.

... to avoid the trips 

....and to avoid those stumbles.

¡Buen viaje!

actual

actualmente

la advertencia

la agenda

la agonía

la alcoba

alterado(a)

ansioso(a)

la arena

el argumento

la asignatura

la asistencia

asistir

el atentado

avisar

el bachillerato

el balde

el balón

el bigote

bizarro (a)

blanco (a)

la boda

el bombero

el bufete

la cámara

el campo

la cara

el cargo

la carpeta

la carrera

la carta

el cartón

la casualidad

chocar

el codo

el colegio

el compromiso

el concurso

constipado (a)

contestar

la copa

corresponder

la costumbre

el crédito

el criterio

crudo (a)

la cuestión

la decepción

la delincuencia

el delito

la desgracia

discutir

el disgusto

divertir

echar

educado (a)

efectivo

embarazada

la empresa

la etiqueta

eventual

el éxito

la fábrica

la falta

fastidioso (a)

la firma

el fracaso

fútbol

fútil

la ganga

el globo

grabar

gracioso (a)

grande

honesto (a)

el humor

el idioma

ignorar

la jubilación

largo (a)

la lectura

la letra

la librería

la mano

el mantel

la marca

la masa

matar

mayor

la miseria

molestar

el motivo

el negocio

la noticia

el nudo

el oficio

once

el pan

la parada

la parcela

la pared

el pariente

el patrón

el periódico

el pie

la política

la póliza

el postre

probar

el / la profesor/a

quieto

quitar

raro

realizar

la receta

recordar

la red

el regalo

remover

restar

retirado

revolver

la ropa

la sanidad

sano (a)

sensible

simpático (a)

sin

el sobre

la sopa

soportar

suave

suceder

el suceso

la trampa

tratar

últimamente

el vaso

present moment

present moment

warning

a program(me) to follow

dying moments

bedroom

angry, upset

eager

sand

debate

subject

attendance

to attend

attack

to warn

four years of college

bucket

ball

moustache

weird, odd

white

wedding

fireman

law firm

chamber

countryside, field

face

charge, a position

binder, file

race

letter

cardboard

coincidence

to crash

elbow

(private) school

commitment

contest

having a cold

to answer

glass, goblet

to agree with

habit

credit (to pay on credit)

judgment

raw , unrefined

issue to be resolved

disappointment

crime

crime

misfortune

argue, debate

displeasure, annoyance

to have a good time

to cast, to throw out

polite

actual, real

pregnant

business, company

label

possible

success

factory

shortage, lack

annoying

signature

failure

soccer, (football Br Eng)

trivial, insignificant

bargain

balloon

to record

funny

large

decent, sincere

mood

language

to not know

retirement

long

reading

letter in alphabet, lyrics 

bookstore, bookshop

hand

table cloth

brand

dough

to kill

larger, older

poverty

to annoy

cause, reason

business

news

knot

trade, function

eleven

bread

stop

plot of land

wall

relative, kin

boss

newspaper

foot

politics

policy

dessert

to try, to taste

teacher

still, motionless

to take away

odd, strange

to carry out, to execute

recipe, prescription

remember

network, net, internet

gift

to stir, move around

subtract

withdrawn

to return

clothing

public health

healthy

sensitive

friendly

without

envelope

soup

to put up with

smooth

to happen

event, happening

trap

to handle, to deal with

lastly, at a last

drinking glass

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Spanish false cognates that begin with C

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Spanish false cognates that begin with D 

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Spanish false cognates that begin with E 

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Spanish false cognates that begin with F

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Spanish false cognates that begin with G

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Spanish false cognates that begin with H, I,  & J

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Spanish false cognates that start with H I J

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Spanish false cognates that start with L

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Spanish false cognates that begin with M 

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Spanish false cognates that start with M

Spanish false cognates that begin with N & O

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Spanish false cognates that start with N, O

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Spanish false cognates that start with R

Spanish false cognates that start with Q, R

Spanish false cognates that begin with S

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Spanish false cognates that begin with T, U, & V

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Spanish false cognates that start with T U V

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