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In the lingo of the compadritos the dance of tango with interruptions (cortes) and also those who dance it that way in a very skillful manner

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Abrazo

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The embrace; a hug; or dance position

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Academic Basic

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Another name for the 8-count basic which is the the first figure usually taught to beginning students after the walking steps See 8-Count Basic Basico

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Adelante

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Forward

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Adorno

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Adornment; embellishment See Firulete

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Aficionado

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From afición - liking; amateur; fancier: An enthusiastic admirer or follower; a devotee or a fan of something such as tango

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Agujas

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Needles: An adornment for the man done with the working foot vertical with the toe into the floor while pivoting inside a molinete

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Al costado

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To the side

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Amague

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(from amagar - to make a threatening motion) a feint: An amague is used as an embellishment either led or done on one’s own and may be used before taking a step An example of an amague may be a beat (frappé) before taking a step See Cuatro

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Apilado Style

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Piled on: As used in tango the reference is to the way a jockey is "piled on" his horse when racing—hugging the neck See Milonguero Style

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Arrabal

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The slums

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Arrabalero

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A person of low social status A person of simple and direct ways who speaks plainly and uses coarse language A slum dweller

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Arrastre

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From arrastrar - to drag See Barrida

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Arrepentida

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Repentant; To change one’s mind: A family of steps which allow a couple to back away from a collision or traffic jam in a minimal amount of space and on short notice

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Atrás

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Backward

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Bailar

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To dance

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Bailarin

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A professional or very accomplished dancer

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Bailongo

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A lunfardo word to describe a place where people dance i e a milonga

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Balanceo

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A deep check and replace See Cadencia

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Baldosa

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A walking box figure named after the black & white checkerboard tile floors which are common in Buenos Aires See Cuadrado

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