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IDIOMS: TO BE UNDER THE WEATHER

IDIOMS: TO BE UNDER THE WEATHER

L’espressione ‘to be under the weather’ appare nell’articolo Strange English Sayings insieme ad altri idioms. Cosa significa esattamente? Indica una persona che è ‘slightly unwell or in low spirits’, ovvero quando non si sente bene fisicamente o è giù di corda.

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VOCABULARY – MONEY

VOCABULARY – MONEY

There are quite a few differences between British English and American English, besides cultural differences: these include vocabulary, pronunciation, spelling, uses of grammar, punctuation, and also idioms. Let’s go over some differences in vocabulary usage.

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘un sacco di’ in inglese? many lots of plenty of several of La risposta corretta è la 2. Trovi questa espressione sull’Everyday Dialogue di questo mese.

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VOCABULARY – BABY NAMES

VOCABULARY – BABY NAMES

Nicknames are very common in English. They often replace a person’s real name and are commonly used to express affection. Here is a list of nicknames (1-19). Can you match them to their correspondent proper names (a-s)? Prova a indovinare la combinazione esatta e poi controlla le soluzioni sul Work It Out.

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GRAMMAR – TO PASS

Nell’articolo Antisocial troviamo il verbo “pass through”. Il verbo to pass ha significati diversi a seconda della preposizione o dell’avverbio ad esso abbinato. Ecco una lista di possibili combinazioni. pass around = pass to the next person, distribute pass away = die pass back = return pass by = go past pass down = be […]

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VOCABULARY – ANTISOCIAL

VOCABULARY – ANTISOCIAL

Su Speak Up di questo mese trovi un’intervista a Andrew Marantz, giornalista de The New Yorker e autore del libro Antisocial: Online Extremists, Techno-Utopians, and the Hijacking of the American Conversation. In questo saggio si parla di informazione e politica negli Stati Uniti. Dopo aver letto il nostro articolo prova a fare questo esercizio di […]

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Synonyms

Synonyms

What’s the synonym of ‘fitting’? suitable ready wrong Scopri la risposta corretta nell’articolo di questo mese sulla Statua della Libertà.

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How do you say…

How do you say…

… ‘non capire la questione’ in inglese? to miss the issue to miss the question to miss the point La risposta corretta è la 3. ‘To miss the point’ means ‘to not understand something correctly or what is important about it’.  

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VOCABULARY – BONDI BEACH

  1) rescue (v.) rent / risk / save 2) watchful (adj.) apprehensive / fierce / vigilant 3) countless (adj.) insignificant / moderate / innumerable 4) infest (v.) cheer up / invade / celebrate 5) vibe (n.) ambiance / anxiety / shiver 6) allocated (adj.) assigned / accommodated / rented 7) range (n.) arrangement / […]

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IDIOMS: TO START FROM SCRATCH

IDIOMS: TO START FROM SCRATCH

Approaching 2021, many of us would like the opportunity to begin again, to clear our minds of all the worries of 2020 and start next year liberated from the past. The English expression is to start ‘from scratch’. The term was first seen in 1778 and referred to the game of cricket, where batsmen must […]

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