How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘a dispetto di’ in inglese? in the wake of in the spite of in the purpose of La risposta corretta è la 1. Trovi questa espressione nell’articolo di marzo dedicato alla libreria Strand.

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SONG – WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

SONG – WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

The Strand, the article says, will probably celebrate its hundredth anniversary in 2027, with “a little help from its friends”. This famous line is borrowed from the Beatles song by the same title, included in their 1967 album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. Look for it on YouTube and complete the missing words.

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BRITS’ BEST FRIEND

BRITS’ BEST FRIEND

Hai già letto l’articolo sulle razze di cani inglesi? Qui di seguito trovi delle frasi divertenti relative al mondo dei cani. The following funny dog quotes have been split in two. Put them back together. 1) Anybody who doesn’t know what soap tastes like 2) Loving a dog makes our relationships with people 3) Some […]

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IDIOMS: PUPPY LOVE

IDIOMS: PUPPY LOVE

Il termine puppy si riferisce a un cagnolino. Questa espressione indica un ‘romantic love that a young person feels’, quel sentimento tipico dell’adolescenza che in genere è destinato a svanire presto e che tradurremmo con ‘infatuazione’ o ‘amore giovanile’.

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘scodinzolare’ in inglese? to flip its tail to move its tail to wag its tail La risposta corretta è la 3. Scopri tante altre parole relative al mondo dei cani nell’articolo Brits’ Best Friend.

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IDIOMS: TO HAVE EGG ON ONE’S FACE

IDIOMS: TO HAVE EGG ON ONE’S FACE

Shaming is a powerful tool of control. While it should never be used as a bullying tactic, it can come in useful as a way to keep a check on those in power. ‘To have egg on one’s face’, meaning ’to be very embarrassed because of something one said or did’, is an idiom that […]

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘in giro’ in inglese? round and round out and about roundabout La risposta corretta è la 2. Questa espressione è presente nell’articolo di marzo Stephen King’s Horror Kingdom.

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RECIPE – ROSEMARY OAT BANNOCK

RECIPE – ROSEMARY OAT BANNOCK

Hai già letto l’articolo sul festival pagano Imbolc? The Bannock of Bride was an unleavened oatcake prepared on Imbolc Eve as an offering to Brigid and also to celebrate the end of winter and the coming of spring. As many of the recipes that are traditional to Imbolc, it usually contains dairy.

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘improbabile’ in inglese? far-fetched likely far-reaching La risposta corretta è la 1. Questa espressione è presente nell’articolo di febbraio QAnon Explained.

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ODD ONE OUT

Ecco un esercizio di lessico in cui devi individuare l’aggettivo che ha un significato diverso rispetto agli altre tre. Find the adjective that doesn’t belong to the group. 1) embarrassed / vulnerable / uncomfortable / ashamed 2) hostile / presumptuous / bold / impertinent 3) romantic / sentimental / flexible / tender 4) lucky / […]

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