‘not my cup of tea’

With all this Pandemic situation, we have all had lots of things (staying at home, wearing the mask everywhere, limiting your meetings, […]

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Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977)

I guess you all know who this person I am going to talk about is, don’t you? Who has never seen a […]

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‘assist’ (EN) vs ‘asistir’ (ES)

What about this false friend? Did you know that ‘assist‘ doesn’t correspond to ‘asistir‘ in Spanish? Actually, the verb ‘assist‘ is a […]

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‘must’ or ‘have to’?

Are they different? YES! Even though we normally tend to use ‘must‘ when we want to express an obligation, we have different […]

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‘hullabaloo’

I normally like learning funny-to-pronounce words in English, and this is one of them (in my opinion!). Hullabaloo means ‘fuss, ado‘ and […]

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‘under the weather’

With these changes of temperature that we are recently having, I guess some of you have got a cold, or felt a […]

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Moby Dick (1851)

Do you know about Moby Dick? If you check on Wikipedia, you will find this information: Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is an 1851 […]

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‘sensible’ (EN) vs ‘sensible’ (ES)

Here we have another pair of words that confuse us a lot, don’t they? Here’s the thing with ‘sensible’ (in English), and […]

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Using gerunds (-ing) as subjects

Travelling is my favourite activity! This is the way you would say it when you want to use a verb as the […]

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‘bodacious’

It is always interesting to know different ways to say the same thing. That’s what happens with this word: ‘bodacious‘. Let me […]

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