“Hit the road!”

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Read the following dialogue:hit the road

Marc: What time it it?

Ana: It´s getting late.

Marc: Right, I’d better hit the road.

Ana: Okay see you tomorrow!

Hace referencia a las necesidades de los caballos al golpear contra el suelo, así que es bastante informal. Se usa para marcharse en cualquier contexto, no hace falta que sea en coche ni a caballo.

You might be interested with this famous song “Hit the road Jack, don’t you come ...

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attic

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Attic is an empty space inside the roof. It is used for storage of things that are used occasionally. No one wants to live in altillo o desván. If your flat is an aticó which is a very pleasant to live in, with fresh air and a wonderful view over the city or the beach, you can call it PENTHOUSE. Loft is more or less synonym of attic but it is now a very fashionable for a large space that has ...

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APERITIF

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Aperitivo is not aperitif in English. Aperitif is just the drink that you might have before dinner. This custom is not so usual in Spain. So what do you call the food that comes with the cava then? Less formally these olives, little pastries and biscuits (savoury or sweet) are called nibbles. Nibble means “mordisquear,” which is what you do with pica-pica.

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LEARNING A LANGUAGE

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Many people nowadays especially Europeans speak more than two languages. Do you wonder how did they learn it?

There are some relevant reasons. One example would be someone whose parents are from different countries. Let´s say his mother is from France and his father from England. It would be possible as well that his grandparents are from other countries. Another reason is when someone has interest in learning a language or languages.

As ...

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