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Friday, 3 June 2011

How I trained my husband - Vocabulary

Click on to read the whole article from the New York Times

Snarl: gruñir
Stomp: to walk with a loud heavy step usually in anger - pisotear.
Faucet: llave de la canilla
Soothe: to bring peace, composure, or quietude – calmar.
Seeming: outwardly or superficially evident but not true or real - aparentemente.
African crested crane
Mat: colchoneta.
Alight: to descend from or as if from the air and come to rest – posarse – aterrizar.
Crowd: to press close - amontonarse.
To hover about: rondar.
Mackerel: caballa.
Excruciating: atroz, insoportable.
Tirade: diatriba.
Blankly: expressionless.
Acknowledge: to recognize the rights, authority, or status of.
Rant: despotricar.
Nod: asentir con la cabeza.

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