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Idioms: I’m good

Idioms: I’m good

In teoria ‘I’m good’ significa ‘sono buono’ oppure ‘sono bravo (a fare qualcosa)’, ma oggi tanti inglesi usano questa frase all’americana per dire che stanno bene. Quindi non sorprendetevi se alla domanda: ‘How are you?’ Un inglese ti risponde: ‘I’m good!’

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘esame del sangue’ in inglese? blood test blood exam haematic analysis La risposta corretta è la 1. 

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… ‘addirittura?’ in inglese? seriously? directly? straight? La risposta corretta è la 1. Come sinonimo di ‘perfino’, ‘addirittura’ lo tradurremmo con ‘even’, mentre in questo caso si riferisce all’esclamazione di sorpresa.

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… ‘ci stai?’ in inglese? are you up? are you staying? are you on for it? La risposta corretta è la 3. ‘To be up’ significa ‘stare sveglio’ mentre ‘ to stay’ ‘rimanere’.

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… ‘ogni tanto’ in inglese? sometimes now and then every so often Tutte e tre le risposte sono corrette.

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… ‘un po’ alla volta’ in inglese? a bit and a bit a little at a time a little bit La risposta corretta è la 2. ‘A little bit’ significa ‘un po”.

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… ‘sempre meglio’ in inglese? better and better always better ever better La risposta corretta è la 1. In inglese si usa il doppio comparativo (‘cheaper and cheaper’, ‘faster and faster’, etc.) per indicare l’aumento progressivo.

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READING COMPREHENSION – THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

READING COMPREHENSION – THE TRANSCONTINENTAL RAILROAD

Read the article on the Transcontinental Railroad and complete the sentences. 1) Today to travel from the east to the west coast of the US only takes ____. 2) In the first half of the 18th century it took about ____. 3) The First Transcontinental Railroad was built ____. 4) The First Transcontinental Railroad was […]

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PRONUNCIATION – BENEDIT CUMBERBATCH

PRONUNCIATION – BENEDIT CUMBERBATCH

Ecco un esercizio sulla pronuncia. In English not all the words are pronounced. For example, in the article we found the word role, in which the letter “e” is silent; or the word group, where the “o” isn’t pronounced; or else the word friend, where the “i” is silent. Find the silent letter in each […]

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ONE ODD OUT – CALIFORNIA WINES

ONE ODD OUT – CALIFORNIA WINES

Find the adjective that doesn’t belong to the group: 1) valid – sound – prodigal – well-grounded 2) fair – huge – tremendous – massive 3) amazing – awesome – swelling – stunning 4) famous – renowned – notorious – well-known 5) similar – premium – resembling – alike 6) ideal – faultless – perfect […]

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