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21 BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking GCSE results in England, Wales & Northern Ireland show drop(caida) in proportion of grades A to C for second year running(consecutivo) Corruption trial(juicio) of Chinese politician Bo Xilai begins amid(en medio) tight(fuerte) security Bradley Manning's lawyer says he'll seek presidential pardon(pedira indulto presidencial) for his client, or his sentence cut to time served Comedian Jim Davidson will face no further action(no se enfrentara a ninguna otra accion) over alleged sexual offences(por presuntos delitos sexuales), his solicitor confirms UN Security Council to hold(mantener) emergency meeting about Syria at 19:00 GMT, after requests(tras peticiones) from US, UK, France & others EU agrees(se compromete) to suspend export licences(certificados de exportacion) to Egypt on equipment(equipos) used in "internal repression";maintains humanitarian aid US court martial jails Bradley Manning for 35 years for leaking(filtrar) secret files to whistleblowing(denuncia) website Wikileaks Egyptian court orders the release(la liberacion) of ex-President Hosni Mubarak, jailed after 2011 uprising(tras protestas) UK's @WilliamJHague "deeply concerned"(profundamente preocupado) by reports of deadly chemical weapons attack & airstrikes(ataques aereos) in Damascus, Syria Over(mas de) 650 people confirmed dead in chemical weapons attacks near Damascus, the main Syrian opposition group says GraspEnglish ?@GraspEnglish I hope you are all enjoying the summer! ¡Espero que estén disfrutando el verano! to agree (with sb) (about/on sth) (with sth) estar de acuerdo (con algn) (en/sobre algo) (con algo) I agree with you about asking for more information Estoy de acuerdo contigo en pedir más información Agreed? ¿Estamos de acuerdo? I don’t agree with what you just said No estoy de acuerdo con lo que acabas de decir We agreed to start early Acordamos empezar temprano They agreed to go together Se pusieron de acuerdo para ir juntos agree to differ quedarse cada uno con su opinión I couldn’t agree (with you) more Tienes toda la razón to agree with sb sentar bien a algn Olives don't agree with me Las aceitunas me sientan mal You look great! Marriage obviously agrees with you Estás estupenda! El matrimonio te sienta de maravilla Nota: Agree with sb se utiliza mucho en construcciones negativas Coffee doesn’t agree with me El café no me sienta bien English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR to go wrong equivocarse, salir mal If we don't plan well, things could go wrong at the last moment. To knit - knit / knitted - knit / knitted : Tejer My grandmother could beat Spiderman at knitting. Mi abuela podría ganar a Spiderman tejiendo. Carol knit ten scarfs to relieve her stress. Carol tejió diez bufandas para aliviar su estrés. Paul has knit a jumper with a deer on it for his girlfriend. Paul ha tejido un jersey con un reno para su novia. drop behind quedarse atrás I dropped behind everyone else because I hurt my leg. Me quedé detrás de todo el mundo porque me hice daño en la rodilla. drop by visitar informalmente If I have time I will drop by his office this afternoon. Si tengo tiempo me pasaré y lo veré en la oficina esta tarde. drop in on visitar casualmente You should drop in on Rob, he'd be happy to see you. Deberías ir a ver a Rob, él se alegraría de verte. drop off (a) quedarse dormido (c) entregar, despachar (d) acercar a alguien He was so tired after the wedding he dropped off in the car on the way home. Él estaba tan cansado después de la boda que se quedó dormido en el coche de camino a casa. Will you drop this letter off at the post office for me? ¿Podrías entregarme esta carta en la oficina de correos? Will you drop me off the supermarket on your way to work? ¿Me acercas al supermercado de camino al trabajo? drop out of abandonar I dropped out of school at 17 to work in my father's business. Dejé el colegio a los 17 para trabajar en la empresa de mi padre. InglesParaUsted @InglesParaUsted Me acaban de pagar. I just got paid. BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking Number of child refugees from #Syria reaches(alcanza) one million - “a shameful milestone”(un hito vergonzoso), UN says Israeli jets bomb site south of Beirut, a day after rockets were fired into Israel from Lebanon A chemical attack in Syria would be a “crime against humanity” with “serious consequences” - UN chief Ban Ki-moon UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urges(insta) Syria government to allow(permitir) UN team to investigate alleged(presunto) chemical attack Syria chemical attack would be "outrageous & flagrant escalation"(escandaloso y flagrante escalada) if true, US State Dept says Inspection of Miranda files is of "grave concern"(preocupante) & he worked on "legitimate journalistic activity", @guardian says Disclosure(divulgacion) of "highly sensitive" material seized from David #Miranda "could put lives at risk", police in London say White House spokesman says US "appalled" by "horrifying" reports from Syria - calls on Assad regime to cooperate with UN inspectors UN Secretary-General "deeply troubled"(profundamente preocupado) by chemical weapons claims(reclamos) in Syria

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21 BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking formally requests(formalmente solicita) access for inspectors UK independent reviewer(revisor) of anti-terror laws David Anderson launches(lanza) formal review(revision) into Miranda Heathrow detention 4 rockets fired(disparados) into(contra) northern Israel, army radio says - 3 landed(aterrizaron) in open space & 1 intercepted by defence system Several rockets fired(disparados) from southern Lebanon into northern Israel, security sources(fuentes) tell BBC Arabic Helicopter carrying Egypt's ex-President Mubarak leaves Tora prison in Cairo UK Home Office "pleased"(complacido) as court rules police can examine some material seized from David #Miranda at Heathrow Court ruling(tribunal sentencia) restricting(restringiendo) examination of material seized(incautado) from David Miranda is "partial victory", his lawyer says Prosecutor(fiscal) formally orders release(liberacion) of ex-President Hosni #Mubarak, Egypt military source(fuente) tells BBC Arabic David Miranda's lawyers apply(solicita) for injunction(la medida cautelar) to stop UK govt & police copying data seized(incautados) at Heathrow - follow @DannyShawBBC at High Court Robert Mugabe sworn(juramentado) in for new five-year term(para un nuevo mandato de 5 años) as Zimbabwe's president - his seventh London police believe disclosure(divulgacion) of #Miranda files could be "gravely injurious"(sumamente perjudicial) to public safety, their lawyer says UK & 36 other countries call for @UN chemical weapons inspectors in #Syria to probe site of recent alleged(presuntos) attacks Until next Friday items seized(articulos incautados) from #Miranda can be examined only to protect national security, judges in London rule Signing off as(despidiendose como) Chelsea, jailed US soldier Bradley #Manning tells @todayshow he is female & wants hormone treatment soon GraspEnglish ?@GraspEnglish Organize (verbo) Organizar, poner en orden Order (verbo) Ordenar, mandar a algn hacer algo/que haga algo We must organize the timetable better Tenemos que organizar mejor el horario He's always ordering me about Siempre está dándome órdenes They organized a poetry festival Organizaron un festival de poesía I’m not telling you, I’m ordering you No te lo pido, te lo ordeno Who will do the organizing? ¿Quién se ocupará de la organización? He ordered them to lay down their arms Les ordenó que depusieran las armas to order (sth) (for sb) (comida, etc.) pedir (algo) (para algn) We ordered red wine Pedimos vino tinto I ordered a cake from @HomeCake_es Encargué una tarta de @HomeCake_es Have you ordered yet? ¿Habéis pedido ya? Are you ready to order? ¿Han decidido ya qué van a pedir los señores? lamansiondelingles ?@mansiontwit "Let the cat out of the bag" Un confidencia, un asunto privado que es público. “Va de boca en boca”. cursoingles ?@curso_de_ingles Comparative Adverbs happy - happily (feliz - felizmente) quiet - quietly (silencio - silenciosamente) quick quickly rápidamente more/ less quickly most/least quickly easy easily fácilmente more/less easily most/least easily careful carefully cuidadosamente more/less carefully most/least carefully He visits his grandparents more frequently than his brother. Él visita a sus abuelos con más frecuencia que su hermano. Brenda dances the most beautifully of the group. Brenda baila de la forma más bonita del grupo. I am less easily distracted than you. Yo me distraigo con menos facilidad que tú. hard hard duramente harder hardest fast fast rápidamente faster fastest Who works the hardest in your office? ¿Quién trabaja más duramente en tu oficina? I drove faster when I was younger. Yo conducía más rápidamente cuando era más joven. good well bien better best bad badly malamente worse worst far far lejos further furthest David speaks better English now than he did last year. David habla mejor inglés ahora que el año pasado. Comparative Adverbs Ben can throw a ball the furthest. Ben puede lanzar una pelota lo más lejos. English on the Rocks @EnglishOTR to drop a line escribir unas líneas I’ll drop him a line this afernoon when he gets out of work. BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking San Diego mayor Bob Filner announces resignation(anuncia dimision) after facing(enfrentarse) sexual harassment allegations(acusaciones de acoso sexual) by 18 women San Diego Mayor Bob Filner quits(renuncia), amid(en medio) sexual harassment allegations(de acusaciones de acoso sexual) by 18 women and a related lawsuit(demanda) Super Puma L2 helicopter in Shetland crash(accidente) was flying from Borgsten Dolphin platform to Sumburgh. 3 still missing Crashed(caido) helicopter in "inaccessible position near cliffs" off Shetland, RNLI tells BBC News Channel - 3 still missing Suicide bombing in northern Baghdad kills at least 25 people, officials say 15 people recovered(recuperadas) from sea after helicopter crash(accidente de helicoptero) off Shetland, coastguard says; 3

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21 BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking unaccounted(no contabilizados) for 9 survivors land(supervivientes aterrizan) in Shetland on 1st rescue flight after North Sea helicopter crash - no news of others yet Medics on standby(en alerta) in Shetland as helicopter carrying 18 ditches(zanjas) in North Sea - no casualty details yet(no bajas detalles aun) Helicopter which ditched(deshizo) off Shetland belongs to CHC in Aberdeen, which flies to & from North Sea platforms Update: Lifeboats launched(lanzados) & ferry diverted(desviado) as helicopter ditches(zanjas) in North Sea, west of Shetland Helicopter believed to be carrying 18 people ditches west of Shetland in northern Scotland - understood ferry sent to scene US soldier Robert Bales jailed for life without parole(sin libertad condicional) for killing 16 villagers(aldeanos) in Afghanistan last year US Army psychiatrist Major Nidal Hasan convicted(condenado) of 13 murders in 2009 shooting(tiroteo) at Fort Hood, Texas UN inspectors' safety will be ensured(sera asegurada), Syria opposition says, as Russia blames(culpa) rebels for alleged(presunto) chemical attack Death toll rises(cifra de muertos se eleva) to 42 in twin(gemelas) bomb blasts at mosques in Lebanon city of Tripoli, reports say Russia urges(insta) Syria to allow(permitir) UN inspectors to investigate alleged(supuestos) chemical weapons attack US President Barack Obama tells CNN the alleged(presunto) use of chemical weapons by Syria is 'a big event of grave concern(preocupacion)' 2 explosions rock Lebanese city of Tripoli, officials(funcionarios) and witnesses(testigos) say At least 7 killed as explosions hit Tripoli, northern Lebanon Deal reached(acuerdo alcanzado) so families separated by war between North & South Korea can hold first reunions in 3 years Update: At least 27 killed in 2 blasts in Tripoli, health minister says 350+ injured(heridos) in addition(ademas de) to 27 killed by blasts as Friday prayers(oracion) ended in Tripoli, Lebanon English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR go to otorgar The cup will go to the fastest runner. La copa será otorgada al corredor más rápido. go together hacer juego, complementarse (b) ir juntos Handbags and shoes don't have to go together. El bolso y los zapatos no tienen que hacer juego. I liked it when we used to go to town together every weekend. Me gustaba cuando íbamos al centro todos los fines de semana. go towards destinar dinero en All my savings are going to go towards my holidays. Todos mis ahorros van a estar destinados a mis vacaciones. go under (a) hundirse (b) quebrar The Titanic went under a century ago. El Titanic se hundió hace un siglo. The company is going to go under if they don't take care of the quality of their product. La empresa va a quebrar si no cuidan la calidad de su producto. go up against competir Spain had to go up against Holland to win the cup. España tuvo que competir contra Holanda para ganar la copa. go with salir con, acompañar A salad would go with this steak. Una ensalada acompañaría bien a este filete. go without prescindir de, arreglárselas You will have to go without bread, it's late and the shop is closed already. Tendrás que arreglártelas sin pan, es tarde y la tienda ya está cerrada. messy - messier - the messiest : desordenado, desastroso Most doctors have messy handwriting. La mayoría de los médicos tienen una caligrafía desastrosa. No one is messier than my sister. Nadie es más desordenado que mi hermana. My bedroom is the messiest room in the house. Mi habitación es la más desordenada de la casa. BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking Bomb attacks across Iraq kill at least 31 on Sunday, officials say UK Foreign Secretary William Hague says evidence of any chemical attack in Syria could now have been destroyed Police Scotland recover body of the fourth victim from the wreckage(de los restos) of the Shetland helicopter crash(accidente) Inspectors to start on-site(in situ) fact-finding activities(actividades de investigacion) at suspected site(en sitio sospechoso) of Syrian chemical attack on 26 August - UN Syria to allow UN weapons inspectors to visit site of alleged(presunto) chemical weapons attack near Damascus - state TV Syria again refuses UN inspectors access to site of possible chemical weapons attack near Damascus, US says Syrian minister warns against possible US military intervention saying "it will bring chaos and the region will burn All five men wanted over the gang rape of a photo journalist in Mumbai have been arrested Police in India arrest the last of five men wanted in connection with the rape of a photojournalist in Mumbai Correction: Hospitals supported(apoyados) by Medecins Sans Frontieres treated(trataron) 3,600 'neurotoxic symptom' patients; 355 died Medecins Sans Frontieres says it treated(haber tratado) about 3,600 patients with 'neurotoxic symptoms' in Syria, of whom 355 died Syrian soldiers 'suffocate'(asfixian) in the presence of chemical agents(agentes quimicos) in rebel-held tunnels near Damascus, state media report The Syrian government was responsible for 'a chemical massacre' near Damascus, French FM Laurent Fabius says Four people who died after a helicopter crash off Shetland have been named Chinese ex-politician Bo Xilai admits he was 'too careless(descuidado) with public money' but blames(culpa) his wife in corruption case A fourth person is unaccounted(desaparecida) for after the helicopter crash off(accidente de helicoptero) Shetland

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21 BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking which left three people dead(dejo tres muertos), police say. The bodies of three people missing after a helicopter ditched(desaparecido) in the sea off Shetland have been found, police say. Bodies are recovered(recuperados) of 2 of the 3 people missing after helicopter crash off Shetland, lifeboat crew(tripulacion del bote salvavidas) member says English on the Rocks @EnglishOTR go on (a) seguir, durar (b) basarse en (c) at - criticar a alguien continuamente (d) to - hacer una cosa después de haber acabado otra. I fell asleep at the cinema because the movie went on for more than three hours. Me quedé dormido en el cine porque la película duró más de tres horas. You are going on what Iris told you to accuse me, aren't you? Te estás basando en lo que Iris te dijo para acusarme, ¿verdad? My mother is always going on at me about the girlfriends I have. Mi madre siempre me critica por las novias que tengo. After visiting Paris we will go on to Berlin. Después de visitar París iremos a Berlin. go out (a) to - viajar a otro país por un largo tiempo (b) with - salir con alguien Roddy went out to France to study a new course. Roddy se fue a Francia a estudiar un curso nuevo. I didn't know he was going out with Jane when I kissed him. Yo no sabía que él estaba saliendo con Jane cuando lo besé. go over (a) examinar, repasar (b) acercarse (c) to - pasarse a, ir a You made a few typo mistakes, you should go over the text again. Has cometido algunos errores al escribir, deberías repasar el texto otra vez. If you can't read the subtitles go over to the first row. Si no puedes leer los subtítulos vete a la primera fila. We're going to go over to Ana's house. Today is her birthday. Vamos a ir a casa de Ana esta noche. Hoy es su cumpleaños. go round (a) dar vueltas (b) visitar (c) patrullar The children were going round like crazy during the break at school. Los niños estuvieron dando vueltas como locos durante el recreo. Don't forget to go round the Royal Palace if you go to Madrid. No olvides visitar el palacio real si vas a Madrid. The police were already going round my neighbourhood when I called them. La policía ya estaba patrullando por mi barrio cuando los llamé. go through (a) repasar, registrar (b) atravesar (c) with - llevar a cabo I'm going to go through the files to check that everything is correct. Voy a repasar toda la documentación para asegurarme de que todo está bien. Mary has been going through a rough time but she's fine again now. Mary ha estado atravesando una temporada dura, pero ahora está bien. The manager is going through with the recruitment process this afternoon. El jefe llevará a cabo el proceso de selección de personal esta tarde. The word “alphabet” is derived from the first two letters in the Greek alphabet: “alpha” and “beta”. La palabra “alphabet” (alfabeto) deriva de las dos primeras letras del alfabeto griego: “alpha” y “beta”. get up (a) levantarse, ponerse de pie (b) to - llegar a un punto de algo que estás haciendo y detenerte ahí It's polite to get up if someone enters the room. Es educado ponerse de pie si alguien entra en la habitación. I couldn't finish the book, I only got up to the sixth chapter. No pude acabar el libro, sólo llegué hasta el sexto capítulo. get over (a) superar (b) with - acabar de una vez Rob couldn't get over his fear of flying. Rob no pudo superar su miedo a volar. Once I've gotten the housework over with I'll call my mother. Una vez que acabe con las tareas domésticas, llamaré a mi madre. get in (a) llegar (b) entregar (c) entrar (d) on - involucrarse en una actividad que otra gente ya está realizando generalmente sin ser invitado (e) with - juntarse con Let's go! The plane will get in soon and James will wonder where we are. ¡Vamos! El avión llegará pronto y James se preguntará que dónde estamos. Get your essays in by nine o'clock sharp. Entrega tus ensayos antes de las nueve en punto How did you get in here? ¿Cómo entraste allí? What do I need to get in on the action? ¿Qué tengo que hacer para unirme a la acción? You have a higher chance of joining if you get in with some of the other members. Tienes más posibilidad de unirte si te juntas con alguno de los otros miembros. get away (a) irse, apartarse,tomarse unas vacaciones (b) salir, escaparse (c) with - lo lograr no ser criticado o castigado por algo malo que hayas hecho You should get away for a couple of days and rest. Deberías irte un par de días y descansar. Quickly! Catch them before they get away. ¡Rápido! Cógelos antes de que se escapen. Sally thought she could get away with lying to me, but this time she's been caught. Sally pensó que podría salir indemne después de mentirme, pero esta vez ha sido pillada. get ahead tomar la delantera, progresar Mike's really getting ahead in the company. Mike realmente está progresando en la empresa. get along (with) llevarse bien, manejar una situación Please don't invite her, I don't get along with her. Por favor, no la invites, no me llevo bien con ella. to cut the mustard estar a la altura de las circunstancias I interviewed three candidates, but none of them cut the mustard.

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21 InglesParaUsted @InglesParaUsted Estoy cansado de ser el chico bueno! I'm tired of being the nice guy! lamansiondelingles @mansiontwit Pulling someone’s leg Tomar el pelo. Don’t be so angry! She was only pulling your leg! No te enfades! Te está tomando el pelo English on the Rocks @EnglishOTR "At the end" significa al final de un periodo de tiempo, al final de un suceso, el final de algo...(al final del año, al final del partido, al final del artículo...) "In the end" significa como resultado final de algo, en conclusión, finalmente... At the end of the movie there were two easter eggs Al final de la película había dos finales ocultos She won't have any money left at the end of the month A ella no le quedará nada de dinero a final de mes He usually sends the report at the end of the week Él suele mandar el informe a final de semana In the end she went to live in Amsterdam Al final ella se fue a vivir a Amsterdam I didn't want to talk to him, but in the end, I called him back No quería hablar con él, pero al final lo llamé So, in the end, are we going to stay or are we going to go? Entonces, al final, ¿nos vamos o nos quedamos? get up (a) levantarse, ponerse de pie (b) to - llegar a un punto de algo que estás haciendo y detenerte ahí It's polite to get up if someone enters the room. Es educado ponerse de pie si alguien entra en la habitación. I couldn't finish the book, I only got up to the sixth chapter. No pude acabar el libro, sólo llegué hasta el sexto capítulo. get over (a) superar (b) with - acabar de una vez Rob couldn't get over his fear of flying. Rob no pudo superar su miedo a volar. Once I've gotten the housework over with I'll call my mother. Una vez que acabe con las tareas domésticas, llamaré a mi madre. get in (a) llegar (b) entregar (c) entrar (d) on - involucrarse en una actividad que otra gente ya está realizando generalmente sin ser invitado (e) with - juntarse con Let's go! The plane will get in soon and James will wonder where we are. ¡Vamos! El avión llegará pronto y James se preguntará que dónde estamos. Get your essays in by nine o'clock sharp. Entrega tus ensayos antes de las nueve en punto How did you get in here? ¿Cómo entraste allí? What do I need to get in on the action? ¿Qué tengo que hacer para unirme a la acción? You have a higher chance of joining if you get in with some of the other members. Tienes más posibilidad de unirte si te juntas con alguno de los otros miembros. get away (a) irse, apartarse,tomarse unas vacaciones (b) salir, escaparse (c) with - lo lograr no ser criticado o castigado por algo malo que hayas hecho You should get away for a couple of days and rest. Deberías irte un par de días y descansar. Quickly! Catch them before they get away. ¡Rápido! Cógelos antes de que se escapen. Sally thought she could get away with lying to me, but this time she's been caught. Sally pensó que podría salir indemne después de mentirme, pero esta vez ha sido pillada. get ahead tomar la delantera, progresar Mike's really getting ahead in the company. Mike realmente está progresando en la empresa. get along (with) llevarse bien, manejar una situación Please don't invite her, I don't get along with her. Por favor, no la invites, no me llevo bien con ella. interesting - more interesting - the most interesting : interesante That was an interesting book, I'm going to recommend it to all of my friends. Ha sido un libro muy interesante, voy a recomendárselo a todos mis amigos. Golf would be much more interesting if it were a faster game. El golf sería mucho más interesante si fuera un deporte más rápido. What is the most interesting book you've ever read? ¿Cuál es el libro más interesante que te has leído nunca? to keep one's powder dry estar al pie del cañón Elisa is a good friend. She has always kept her powder dry. BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking US Secretary of State John Kerry says Syria's use of chemical arms against its own people is a 'moral obscenity' UN to complain to Syrian government and rebels after sniper attack on chemical weapons inspectors' convoy Using force in Syria without UN mandate would be "blatant(flagrante) violation of international law" Chemical weapons inspectors' convoy hit by fire from "unidentified snipers(francotiradores" in Damascus "buffer zone", UN says UK Prime Minister David Cameron cutting short holiday ahead of expected National Security Council meeting on Syria UK's William Hague says response over chemical arms in Syria possible "without complete unity" on UN Security Council UN inspectors in Damascus are heading(se dirigen) to the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack(de un ataque de supuestas armas quimicas) outside the capital Any US military intervention in Syria would end in "failure"(fracaso), President Assad warns in interview with Russian paper cursoingles ?@curso_de_ingles Do you understand this poem in English? What happens at the end? lamansiondelingles ?@mansiontwit Smell a rat Oler a cuerno quemado I don’t like this idea. I smell a rat! Esta idea no me gusta. ¡Me huele a cuerno quemado!

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21 Carlos - InglesTotal ?@InglesTotal There is / are hay There was / were hubo There will be habra There would be habría There should be debería haber There has been ha habido About Acerca de / sobre Above Encima de / por encima de Across En frente de / cruzando After Despues Against contra Along Por (una vía paralela) “Go along this street” Among Entre (en medio de) Around Alrededor de At En / a Before antes behind Detrás de / atrás de Below Debajo de / abajo de beneath Debajo de / bajo beside Al lado de / junto a Between Entre (usualmente entre 2 personas u objetos) By Por (de autoría “The book was griten by Dan Brown”) / Por (vía de transporte) “I go to school by bus” During durante Except Excepto / salvo For Para (destinatario / uso / propósito) From De (origin / remitente) In en In front of En frente de Inside Dentro de Instead of En vez de / en lugar de Into En / a / con (movimiento de entrar) “Come into my office” Like Como / parecido / igual que Near Cerca de / junto Of De (posesivo) On Sobre / en “on the table , on TV, on Sunday” Outside Fuera de Over Encima de / por encima de Since Desde Through Através To A (destinación) Toward / Towards hacia Under / Underneath Debajo de Until Hasta With con Within Dentro de (distancia / tiempo) “ I am going to traval within the next week” Without sin The notebook is on the table. The notebook is under the table. The book is beside the table. She held the notebook over the table. InglesParaUsted ?@InglesParaUsted Rezo por ti cada noche. I pray for you every night. English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR Junk food Comida basura I eat too much junk food, I need to go on a diet. Como demasiada comida basura, necesito ponerme a dieta. If I eat salad in a burger bar, is it still classed as junk food? Si me como una ensalada en una hamburguesería, ¿todavía está clasificada como comida basura? All my kid wants to eat is junk food. Todo lo que mi hijo quiere comer es comida basura. pass along distribuir Take one sheet of paper and pass the rest along. Coge un folio y pasa el resto. pass away morir Ana's dog passed away so we bought her another one for her Birthday. El perro de Ana se murió así que le compramos otro por su cumpleaños. pass back devolver Could you pass me back my lighter, please? I only have that one. ¿Podrías devolverme mi mechero, por favor? Sólo tengo ese. pass by pasar por I'm going to pass by the supermarket on my way home. Voy a pasar por el supermercado de camino a casa. pass off hacer pasar por He passed himself off as a policeman to rob the bank. Se hizo pasar por policía para robar el banco. pass out desmayarse, perder la conciencia The heat was so unbearable that I almost passed out. El calor era tan insoportable que casi me desmayo. pass up dejar pasar la oportunidad She shouldn't pass up the opportunity to kiss him tonight. Ella no debería dejar pasar la oportunidad de besarlo esta noche. to keep one's eye on the ball estar concentrado Don't let anything else distract you, just keep your eye on the ball . BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking White House spokesman says intelligence report(informe de inteligencia) on chemical weapons use in Syria is likely(probable) be made public this week The Badger cull(sacrificio) in England has started, sources(fuentes) from National Farmers'(agricultores) Union confirm - see BBC Russia expresses "regret"(pesar) after US postpones Wednesday's meeting between the two countries to discuss Syria Britain drawing up(elabora) contingency plans for military action over alleged(sobre presunto) chemical attack in Syria - Downing Street Authorities knew of UK nursery worker's 'special relationship' with raped toddler(niño violado), review finds(revisar hallazgos) Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem rejects "utterly and completely" that government forces used chemical weapons UK Parliament is to be recalled on Thursday to discuss response(respuesta) to alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel tells BBC US military is ready for action if Obama orders intervention in Syria Military has given Obama "all options for all contingencies" on #Syria, US Defence Secretary Hagel tells BBC "It's clearer and clearer" Syrian government is responsible for chemical attack, US Defence Secretary Hagel tells BBC France "ready to punish(castigar)" those responsible for chemical weapons attack in Syria - President Hollande UK response(respuesta) to Syria's alleged chemical attack is not about "getting involved(involucrarse) in a war in the Middle East", PM says

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21 InglesParaUsted ?@InglesParaUsted ¿Has visto esto? Have you seen this? Necesito nuevos lentes! I need new glasses! English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR knock about pasar el rato, estar en compañía de When I was young I used to knock about with the older kids in me neighborhood. Cuando era joven solía estar con los chicos mayores que yo que había en mi barrio. knock around dar una vuelta, pasear When I live by the sea I'll knock around the shore every day. Cuando viva en el mar pasearé por la orilla todos los días knock back (a) poner trabas, impedir el progreso (b) beber alcohol rápido. The project was knocked back by the financial department. El proyecto fue bloqueado por el departamento financiero. Knock your drink back, we are leaving to the next bar. Bébete tu copa rápido que nos vamos al siguiente bar. knock down (a) derribar a alguien (b) atropellar (c) destruir, demoler (d) bajar un precio The oldest boxer knocked down his opponent in one punch. El boxeador más mayor derribó a su oponente de un puñetazo. My grandmother was knocked down by a tricycle in the park. Han atropellado a mi abuela con un triciclo en el parque. The judge said that my next-door neighbor has to knock down his garage. El juez ha dicho que mi vecino de al lado tiene que derribar el garaje. If you want to sell all your stock you'll have to knock down the prices. Si quieres vender todo tu stock tendrás que bajar los precios. knock in demoler, tirar abajo My parents knocked my room in and built a bigger living room as soon as I left home. Mis padres tiraron mi habitación he hicieron un salón más grande en cuanto me fui de casa. To come - came - come : Venir Here she comes with her heels clicking along the office. Aquí viene ella taconeando por toda la oficina. Your friends came to see you when you were sleeping. Tus amigos vinieron a verte cuando estabas durmiendo. We should have come earlier. Deberíamos haber venido más pronto. to set one's heart on something estar decidido a hacer algo Rob has his heart set on going to Disney Land this summer. BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking Watch US President Obama mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr "I have a dream" speech in Washington US military jury sentences Major Nidal Hasan to death for killing of 13 people at Fort Hood in 2009 Wife of terror offender(agresor) loses challenge(desafio) against UK police's power to stop and question(interrogar) people at airports UK's National Security Council agreed(acordo) unanimously(por unanimidad) use of chemical weapons by Syria 'unacceptable' - Cameron UN's Syria envoy(enviado) Lakhdar Brahimi says "it does seem likely(parece provable) some substance was used" that killed hundreds of people Milk scare that sparked global recall of Fonterra products was not botulism bug & not risky for public, New Zealand says after testing Military intervention in Syria will destabilise the country and the region, Russia warns UN UN chemical weapons inspectors head out to resume(reanudar) their investigations in Damascus, after a day's delay Death toll(numero de victimas mortales) from series of rush hour bombings(atentados) in Baghdad raised(elevada) to at least 35, according to Iraqi officials UN Sec Gen Ban Ki-moon says Security Council can't be "missing in action" in the search for solution to Syria crisis UN weapons inspectors should be given time to "establish the facts" on #Syria, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says UK to put resolution to UN Security Council today 'authorising necessary measures(medidas) to protect civilians' in Syria President BarackObama says US has concluded that Syria’s government carried out(ha llevado a cabo) the chemical weapons attacks US president says he has “no interest in open-ended conflict(conflicto abierto) in Syria”, but military action would send clear signal Colombia’s president says the country is ready to start negotiations with its second guerilla group ELN, amid(en medio) ongoing talks(conversaciones en curso) with Farc Colombia’s president says country is ready for talks with rebel group ELN, a day after they freed(liberaron) Canadian hostage(rehenes) lamansiondelingles @mansiontwit TO PACK IN stop doing She's packed in her job Ha dejado el curro. Shall we pack it in for the day? ¿Cortamos por hoy? GRUB (food) papeo Have we got any grub in? ¿Tenemos algo para papear? Grub's up!(The food's ready) ¡a papear! Carlos - InglesTotal @InglesTotal Ropa en inglés lapel solapa sweatpants pantalón para deportes sandal sandalia Blazer saco sport elegante sneakers zapatillas collar collar button botón sweatband muñequera short sleeve manga corta slacks pantalones tank top camiseta sin mangas dress vestido heel tacón shorts shorts purse cartera sole suela long sleeve manga larga umbrella sombría

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Ropa en inglés Carlos - InglesTotal @InglesTotal shoelace pasador belt correa – cinturón high heels tacones altos sweatshirt suéter – sudadera buckle hebilla wallet billetera shopping bag bolsa de compras cardigan chaqueta cárdigan (shoulder) bag morral cap gorro pants pantalones skirt falda glasses lentes hard hat casco briefcase maletín uniform uniforme t-shirt polo raincoat sobre todo – impremeable shirt camisa overalls overol vest chaleco tie corbata lunck box lonchera suit traje – terno newspaper periódico (construction) boots botas pocket bolsillo shoe mocasín jacket casaca loafer mocasín blouse blusa InglesParaUsted ?@InglesParaUsted Es una larga historia! It's a long story! Te quiero de vuelta! I want you back! Yo tengo un sueño hoy! I have a dream today! BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking Two men arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud by City of London police investigating horsemeat scandal UK Defence Secretary Philip Hammond confirms there will be no British intervention in Syria Watch BBCiPannell's exclusive report into apparent incendiary bomb attack on Syrian school [graphic images] "Clear British parliament & people do not wish(desea/quiere) to see military action... I will act accordingly(en consecuencia)" MPs vote against UK government motion on the principle of military intervention in Syria MPs vote 332 to 220 against Labour amendment on Syria intervention and will now vote on government motion MPs enter division lobbies to vote on government motion(propuesta de gobierno) and Labour amendment(enmienda laboral) on UK intervention in Syria shadow transport spokesman Jim Fitzpatrick resigns(dimite) over Syria vote Jim Fitzpatrick resigns as shadow transport secretary over Syria vote, says Labour source(fuente) Two men arrested on suspicion(bajo sospecha) of conspiracy to defraud by City of London police investigating horsemeat(carne de caballo) scandal Five permanent UN Security Council members to meet again at 18:30GMT to discuss Syria intervention UN not some inconvenient sideshow, level of international support for action in #Syria vital, says UK's Ed Miliband UK Labour leader Ed Miliband says not ruling out(no descarta) military action in #Syria but need to be "clear eyed" about impact There is no 100% certainty that Syrian government used chemical weapons - this is a judgement(juicio), says UK PM Cameron House(camara) of Commons debate on #Syria under way(en marcha). Watch live Cameron on Syria - "Not about taking sides, regime change or invasion" Syria "fundamentally different" from Iraq, evidence(pruebas) over chemical attack "right(justo) in front of our eyes" Man charged(acusado) with the murder of 24-year-old mother Sabrina Moss in north-west London on Saturday UK could still carry out(podria aun llevar a cabo) "targeted"(selectivas) military strike in Syria on humanitarian grounds(razones) if action blocked at UN - No 10 UK intelligence committee concludes it is 'highly likely' that Syrian government was responsible for chemical attack Conditions for 'exceptional' action against Syria 'clearly met', UK government statement(declaracion) on legal position says Pakistan overturns(anula) 33-year jail sentence for doctor who helped the CIA hunt down(ayudo a la caza) Osama Bin Laden, ordering a retrial(ordenando un nuevo juicio) TV presenter Rolf Harris charged(cargado) in UK with nine counts(cargos) of indecent assault and four of making indecent images Six RAF Typhoon jets deploying(desplegando) to Cyprus as 'precautionary measure'(medida cautelar) to protect(proteger) UK interests in the region, MoD says UN chief Ban Ki-moon says chemical weapons inspectors will report to him straight(directamente/inmediatamente) after leaving Syria on Saturday "No evidence" Syrian opposition behind chemical weapons attack - UK Deputy PM Clegg, ahead(por delante) of intelligence report Syrian parliament speaker has written to UK counterpart inviting parliamentary delegation to #Damascus Vodafone confirms it is in talks over(en conversaciones) the sale(sobre la venta) of its 45% stake(participacion) in US joint venture Verizon Wireless Co-op wrote off £496m of bad loans(malos prestamos) at Co-op Bank, which faces(enfrenta) £1.5bn capital hole(agujero) in balance sheet Police in India arrest Yasin Bhatkal, head of the Indian Mujahideen (IM) militant group, officials say UK number 1 tennis player @andy_murray begins defence of his #USOpen title by beating France's Michael Llodra Co-operative Group reports half-year(informes semestrales) loss of £559m following(tras) heavy losses(fuertes perdidas) at Co-op Bank English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR drop behind quedarse atrás I dropped behind everyone else because I hurt my leg. Me quedé detrás de todo el mundo porque me hice daño en la rodilla. drop by visitar informalmente If I have time I will drop by his office this afternoon. Si tengo tiempo me pasaré y lo veré en la oficina esta tarde. drop in on visitar casualmente You should drop in on Rob, he'd be happy to see you. Deberías ir a ver a Rob, él se alegraría de verte. drop off (a) quedarse dormido (c) entregar, despachar (d) acercar a alguien He was so tired after the wedding he dropped off in the car on the way home. Él estaba tan cansado después de la boda que se quedó dormido en el coche de camino a casa. 9


21 English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR Will you drop this letter off at the post office for me? ¿Podrías entregarme esta carta en la oficina de correos? Will you drop me off the supermarket on your way to work? ¿Me acercas al supermercado de camino al trabajo? drop out of abandonar I dropped out of school at 17 to work in my father's business. Dejé el colegio a los 17 para trabajar en la empresa de mi padre. to carry a torch for estar enamorado de alguien I have carried a torch for Elisa for a long time. lamansiondelingles ?@mansiontwit PARALYTIC - very drunk - to be paralytic llevar un pedal. to get paralytic Coger un pedal "I was paralytic last night." “If you don’t make mistakes, you aren’t really trying.” BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking US President Obama says he has made no final decision on Syria, but is considering a "limited narrow(estrecho) act" US President Obama says Syria's "chemical weapons use" is threat(amenaza) to the world and US allies 426 child victims were among(entre) the 1,429 people killed in Syria, US Secretary of State John Kerry says US Secretary of State John Kerry says the chemical attack by Syrian forces on 21 August killed 1,429 people Britain "will always stand up(defendera) for Gibraltar" says David Cameron, after talks with its Chief Minister Fabian Picardo at Downing Street David Cameron says he doesn't have to "apologise" to President Obama; UK will continue to "work with US" to put pressure on Syria's Assad David Cameron says he will "listen to Parliament" on #Syria and "act differently to previous prime ministers" over military action David Cameron says he'll continue to argue(abogando) for "robust response"(respuesta solida) to Syria's use of chemical weapons even though(aunque) UK military action ruled out "Let whoever can, win glory before death" - Irish poet Seamus Heaney, who died after illness Kremlin advisor on whether Assad was behind chemical attack: "The Americans haven't shown us their intelligence. We don't believe it." Russia is "actively working to avoid(evitar) any scenario involving(implicando) use of force in #Syria", Kremlin adviser(asesor) says Irish poet and playwright(dramaturgo) Seamus Heaney, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, has died aged 74 High Court order allowing(permitir) UK police to continue inspecting material seized(incautado) from Guardian journalist's partner David #Miranda is agreed(aceptado) French President Francois Hollande: UK vote does not change France's resolve(determinacion) on need for Syria action Lord Ashdown says UK rejection of military action in #Syria "diminishes(disminuye) our country... President Assad is cheering(animando)" BBC coverage of the crisis in #Syria and reaction to UK vote against military action Afghan tribal chief and "several civilians" killed in suicide attack on mosque in Kunduz province, police say UK @foreignoffice "will continue to assist" Lindsay Sandiford after Indonesia court upholds(confirma) death sentence Briton Lindsay Sandiford, facing death penalty(de enfrenta a la pena de muerte) for drug smuggling in Bali(por contrabando de drogas en bali), has appeal(apelado) to Indonesia's supreme court rejected(rechazo) White House: Having seen British Parliament rejection of #Syria military action, US will continue to consult with UK "We learnt lessons of Iraq & made PM see sense" - UK opposition leader @Ed_Miliband after vote against #Syria action Evidence #Syria used chemical weapons includes intercepts of discussions(conversaciones) between Syrian officials, US tells Congress US aims(pretende) to find international coalition willing(dispuesta) to take action(medidas) against #Syria, Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel says English on the Rocks @EnglishOTR sharp - sharper - the sharpest : afilado I need a sharp knife to chop the onions. Necesito un cuchillo afilado para picar la cebolla. You need a sharper razor, your face is cut. Necesitas una cuchilla de afeitar más afilada, tienes la cara cortada. Be careful with that knife, it's the sharpest one I have. Ten cuidado con ese cuchillo, es el más afilado que tengo. carry away (get carried away) dejarse llevar, cometer actos desmedidos, entusiasmarse My son normally gets a little carried away on his birthday. Mi hijo suele entusiasmarse un poco en su cumpleaños. carry off ganar un premio Mary carried off a gold medal in the swimming championship. Mary ganó una medalla de oro en el campeonato de natación. carry on (a) seguir/continuar Please, carry on the way you are; I am only here to observe. Por favor, continúa como lo estás haciendo: sólo estoy aquí para observar. After the divorce we just carried on with our lives. Después del divorcio simplemente continuamos con nuestras vidas. carry out (a) an investigation - llevar a cabo una investigación (b) a survey - realizar una encuesta (c) a promise cumplir una promesa The police will carry out an investigation and inform the press of any new developments. La policía llevará a cabo una investigación e informará a la prensa de cualquier novedad.

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21 English on the Rocks @EnglishOTR We will carry out a survey to see if our clients are happy with our service. Realizaremos una encuesta para ver si nuestros clientes están satisfechos con nuestros servicios. I am a man of my word, I always carry out my promises. Soy un hombre de palabra, siempre cumplo mis promesas, carry through llevar a cabo/a término The plan was carried through to perfection, thanks for your help. El plan se llevó a cabo a la perfección, gracias por vuestra ayuda. to have a crush on someone estar encaprichado con alguien John had a crush on Susan since he first met her. lamansiondelingles ?@mansiontwit SPLIFF (marijuana cigarette) - canuto "A blessing in disguise" Something good that isn't recognized at first. "Not accepting that job was a blessing in disguise." ACE (excellent) Chachi "That computer game's really ace." English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR “Jack” is the most common name in nursery rhymes. “Jack” es el nombre más común en canciones de cuna. to have deep pockets estar forrado de dinero I asked him for a loan, I know he has deep pockets. BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking US Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell: President will be "strengthened"(fortalezera) by Congress support Watch live: US President Obama due to make statement(declaracion) on Syria shortly Idea that departure(salida) of inspectors from Syria "somehow(DE alguna manera) opens window for military action" is "grotesque" - UN spokesman UN inspectors heading(rumbo a) to The Hague with alleged(presuntas) chemical weapons samples(muestras) in Syria (correcting present(actual) location) UN inspectors return to The Hague with samples(muestras) from sites of alleged(presunto) chemical weapons use in Syria US President Barack Obama says he is to seek(va a buscar) Congressional authorisation for military operations against Syria Russia's President Vladimir Putin dismisses(rechaza) US claims(afirmaciones) that Syria's regime used chemical weapons as 'utter nonsense'(absurdo) Teenager sentenced to three years behind bars(tras las rejas) for raping(violacion) and murdering(asesinato) student on Delhi bus last December Indian teenager found guilty in the case of murder and gang rape(violacion) of a woman in Delhi last December South Africa's presidency says media reports that Nelson Mandela has been discharged(dado de alta) from hospital are 'incorrect' Chemical leak(fuga quimica) at refrigeration unit in Shanghai in China kills at least 11 people, official Xinhua news agency says Former South African President Nelson Mandela has returned to his home in Johannesburg after a long stay in hospital lamansiondelingles ?@mansiontwit “A man who has committed a mistake and doesn’t correct it is committing another mistake.” HOOKER (prostitute - American English slang) puta cursoingles ?@curso_de_ingles Used to (Soler - Estar acostumbrado a) To used to (Soler) We used to go to the beach every summer when I was young. Cuando era joven solíamos ir a la playa cada verano. He used to smoke a pack of cigarettes a day, but he quit last year. Solía fumar un paquete de cigarrillos al día, pero lo dejé el año pasado. I used to like mushrooms, but not anymore. Me solían gustar las setas, pero ya no. There used to be a great restaurant here, but it closed a few years ago. Había un gran restaurante aquí, pero cerró hace unos años. I didn't use to like mushrooms, but now I do. No me solían gustar las setas, pero ahora si. Food didn't use to be so expensive. La comida no solía ser tan cara. We didn't use to go away on holiday very often when I was young. No solíamos ir de vacaciones a menudo cuando era joven. Didn't he use to smoke a lot? Él solía fumar mucho, ¿no? Did you use to live here? ¿Vivías aquí antes? Did they use to go to the beach in the summers? ¿Solían ir a la playa durante los veranos? We usually go to the beach every summer. Solemos ir a la playa cada verano. He normally smokes a pack of cigarettes every day. Normalmente él fuma un paquete de cigarrillos cada día. They usually play football on the weekends. Suelen jugar a fútbol los fines de semana. When I was young, we would go to the beach every summer. Cuando era joven Solíamos ir a la playa cada verano. At the university, they would play football every weekend. En la universidad, ellos solían jugar a fútbol cada fin de semana. To be used to (Estar acostumbrado a) She's used to living alone. Ella está acostumbrada a vivir sola. We weren't used to traveling a lot. No estábamos acostumbrados a viajar mucho. I'm not used to this cold weather. No estoy acostumbrado a este frío.

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21 Undies gayumbos How many pairs of undies are you taking on holiday with you? @VaughanSystems they will serve us the dinner at the twenty in point Cuando me jubile, iré a pescar todos los días. When I retire, I will go fishing every day. Cuando ella llegue, estará cansada. When she arrives, she'll be tired. Cuando tenga 40 años, estaré más gordo que ahora. When I'm forty, I'll be fatter than I am now. Cuando empiecen, ¿me avisarás? When they start, will you let me know? Cuando deje de llover, ¿vendrás a dar un paseo? When it stops raining, will you come out for a walk? Te lo diré cuando te necesite. I'll tell you when I need you. Ella te echará una mano cuando pueda. She'll give you a hand when she can Será demasiado tarde cuando tengas 50 años. It will be too late when you are fifty. Bajaré cuando termine. I'll come down when I finish. Maullará cuando tenga hambre. He'll miaow when he's hungry. Key learning: Cuando subimos a un coche o entramos en un ascensor decimos "to get into / in", mientras que para medios de transporte más grandes (autobuses, aviones, trenes) decimos "to get on". Don't get into the car. No entres en el coche. One expression: To make ends meet. Llegar a fin de mes. One phrasal verb: To settle down calmarse/tranquilizarse Wait for the audience to settle down before you start your speech. Espera a que la audiencia se calme antes de empezar tu discurso. One adjective: Face-up boca arriba Place the card face-up. Coloca la tarjeta boca arriba. espressoenglish between Job, Work, and Career Being an emergency surgeon is a demanding job – you have to be on call 24 hours a day. Working with refugee children was one of the most rewarding jobs I’ve had. Daniel got an entry-level job as an administrative assistant. Being a truck driver is a dead-end job. After she published her book, she got a high-powered job as director of a national newspaper. My mother wants me to marry a guy with a lucrative job – like a doctor or lawyer. The word job is a countable noun: Right after graduating from college, I worked two jobs so that I could pay off my student loans faster. Terry has had seven jobs in the past five years. work at / for (a company): I work at General Motors. working on (a project / task): I’m working on a market analysis or I’m working on improving customer satisfaction. work with (people / objects): I work with special needs children or I work with hazardous chemicals. I start work at 7 AM. I start my job at 7 AM I finish/leave work at 4:30. I finish my job at 4:30 An informal way to say “leave work” is “get off work” We go to work by car. We go to our job by car I went to the bar with some friends from work. I can’t access Facebook when I’m at work. at my job “Work” is an uncountable noun, so it cannot be plural: I have three works to do this week. I have three projects to do this week. I have three things / tasks to do this week. Your career is the total progression of your professional life. It can include many different jobs over the years. career in (a field) for example, a career in politics / journalism / teaching / finance embark on a career = begin a career pursue a career = make an effort to have a career a promising career = a career with good future potential a varied career = a career with jobs in many different areas career prospects = career opportunities switch your career = change your career career takes off = when someone’s career starts to become very successful at the height / peak of your career = at the most successful point in your career ruin your career = when your career is destroyed between Job, Work, and Career It was on sale Is raining. It's raining. Is cold today. It's cold today. Is five o'clock. It's five o'clock. I sent it to your secretary. I put it in the closet. This food is not very good, but I'll eat it anyway. BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking A US Senate committee passes authorisation for use of military force in Syria by 10-7 "My credibility isn't on the line, the whole international community's credibility is on the line" - Obama on Syria President Obama calls(pide) for "effective response(respuesta)" on Syria to "deter(disuadir) these kinds of attacks in the future". Shahidul Ahmed jailed for life with minimum term of 17 years for the murder of Rachel Manning "Over the moon"- Barri White, wrongly(injustamente) jailed for murder in UK of girlfriend Rachel Manning, on new guilty verdict Shahidul Ahmed guilty(culpable) of murder(asesinato) of Rachel Manning, found dead on golf course(campo) in Milton Keynes in 2000 Feltham Young Offenders(delincuentes) Institution in London to be replaced; site may be used for another super prison Attack on Shia family living near Baghdad has left at least 16 people dead, Iraqi officials say Ministry of Justice is closing four prisons - Reading, Dorchester in Dorset, Blundeston in Suffolk and Northallerton in north Yorkshire

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21 BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking A new £250m super prison will be built in north Wales, Ministry of Justice announces Russian President Putin warns West on one-sided(unilateral) military action on Syria but doesn't rule out(descarta) backing(respaldo) UN resolution Ohio kidnapper Ariel Castro found hanging(colgado) in prison cell, pronounced(declarado) dead in hospital, officials say Ariel Castro, who kept women captive at his home in Cleveland, Ohio, has been found dead in his cell, US media say At least 40 people killed in car bomb attacks in predominantly Shia districts of Baghdad, Iraqi officials say "This debate is about the world's red line, humanity's red line" - US Secretary of State John Kerry on Syria vote InglesParaUsted ?@InglesParaUsted ¿Quieres ir al gimnasio? Do you want to go to the gym? English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR To freeze - froze - frozen : Helar Let's go inside or we'll freeze to death! ¡Vamos dentro o moriremos de frío! I froze the beer and the bottle smashed. Congelé la cerveza y la botella se ha hecho añicos. The company has frozen salaries. La empresa ha congelado los sueldos. take away llevarse, quitar She couldn't finish her meal so she took it away for later. Ella no pudo acabarse la comida así que se la llevó para más tarde. take back devolver, retomar, retirar When you take back that DVD have a look to see if there is anything else worth watching. Cuando devuelvas ese DVD echa un vistazo para ver si hay algo más que valga la pena ver. take care of cuidar Could you take care of my cat while I'm on holiday? ¿Podrías cuidar a mi gato mientras estoy de vacaciones? take down (a) bajar (b) tomar nota Could you take that painting down? it gives me the creeps. ¿Podrías bajar ese cuadro? me pone los pelos de punta. You may want to take down some notes. There will be a lot of information. Puede que quieras tomar notas. Habrá mucha información. take for tomar por What do you take me for? A fool? I don't believe that at all! ¿Por quién me tomas? ¿Por un idiota? No me creo es en absoluto. take in (a) asimilar (b) comprender (c) achicar I can't take in the fact that I'm divorced! It will take time to get used to. ¡No puedo asimilar el hecho de que esté divorciado! Me va a llevar tiempo acostumbrarme. There was too much information to take in at one time. Había demasiada información que comprender de una vez. It's a nice skirt, but I'll need to take the hem in. Es una falda bonita, pero necesitaré hacerle un dobladillo. to have one's hands full estar muy ocupado Could you come back a little later? I have my hands full right now. lamansiondelingles ?@mansiontwit You're having me on! ¡Te estás quedando conmigo! I don't believe your sister's won the lottery.I think you're having me on. If you believe in psycho-kinesis, raise my hand. Golf is a good walk spoiled. GET DOWN - (dance) mover el esqueleto cursoingles ?@curso_de_ingles general:“say” para “decir algo” y “tell” para “decir algo a alguien.” “say” Estilo directo “I’m hungry,” he said. “Tengo hambre,” él dijo. “I need your help,” Glen said to Mike. “Necesito tu ayuda,” Glen dijo a Mike. Estilo indirecto He said he was hungry. Él dijo que tenía hambre. Glen said to Mike that he needed his help. Glen dijo a Mike que necesitaba su ayuda. “tell” Estilo directo He told me, “I’m hungry.” Me dijo, “Tengo hambre.” Glen told Mike, “I need your help.” Glen dijo a Mike, “Necesito tu ayuda.” Estilo indirecto Mike told me that he was hungry. Mike dijo que tenía hambre. Glen told Mike that he needed his help. Glen dijo a Mike que necesitaba su ayuda. “tell” con órdenes o instrucciones. I told him, “Stop complaining.” Le dije, “Deja de quejarte.” She told us to hurry. Nos dijo que nos diéramos prisa. tell” cuando damos o pedimos información. “Can you tell me your name please?” Díme tu nombre, por favor.” Did you tell him the address of the office? ¿Le dijiste la dirección de la oficina? “tell” con cuentos o bromas. se puede traducir “tell” como “contar” en español. He told us a great story. Nos contó un cuento maravilloso. “Tell me a joke,” she said. “Cuéntame un chiste,” dijo ella. Con la verdad y las mentiras, se usa “tell.” “Tell me the truth,” she demanded. “Dime la verdad,” dijo ella. Keith never tells lies. Keith nunca miente. “tell” con el tiempo o la fecha. “Could you tell me the time, please?” she asked. “Podrías decirme la hora, por favor?” me preguntó. Bob told me the date. Bob me dijo la fecha. InglesParaUsted ?@InglesParaUsted ¿Puedes sentir el amor? Can you feel the love?

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21 English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR take away llevarse, quitar She couldn't finish her meal so she took it away for later. Ella no pudo acabarse la comida así que se la llevó para más tarde. take back devolver, retomar, retirar When you take back that DVD have a look to see if there is anything else worth watching. Cuando devuelvas ese DVD echa un vistazo para ver si hay algo más que valga la pena ver. take care of cuidar Could you take care of my cat while I'm on holiday? ¿Podrías cuidar a mi gato mientras estoy de vacaciones? take down (a) bajar (b) tomar nota Could you take that painting down? it gives me the creeps. ¿Podrías bajar ese cuadro? me pone los pelos de punta. You may want to take down some notes. There will be a lot of information. Puede que quieras tomar notas. Habrá mucha información. take for tomar por What do you take me for? A fool? I don't believe that at all! ¿Por quién me tomas? ¿Por un idiota? No me creo es en absoluto. take in (a) asimilar (b) comprender (c) achicar I can't take in the fact that I'm divorced! It will take time to get used to. ¡No puedo asimilar el hecho de que esté divorciado! Me va a llevar tiempo acostumbrarme. There was too much information to take in at one time. Había demasiada información que comprender de una vez. It's a nice skirt, but I'll need to take the hem in. Es una falda bonita, pero necesitaré hacerle un dobladillo. to hang on every/someone's word prestar mucha atención a alguien Every time my uncle tells one of his jokes, we hang on his every word. BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking Flushing Meadows stunned(aturdido) as Andy Murray crashes out(se estrella) of USOpen to an inspired Stanislas Wawrinka, Former BBC director general Mark Thompson accuses BBC Trust of misleading MPs on what it knew about executives' payoffs(remuneraciones) Legal action launched(lanzada) by families of British soldiers killed by mob(mafia) in Iraq in 2003 as they seek public inquiry(investigacion publica) into the deaths PM David Cameron says UK has fresh evidence(nuevas evidencias) of chemical weapons use in Syria as he arrives for the G20 summit Russian President Vladimir Putin is making the opening speech at the #G20 summit Egypt's interior minister denounces "despicable assassination attempt(despreciable atentado)" against him, which injured "many" guards Car bomb said to have detonated near the home of Egypt's interior minister, reports call it a failed assassination 200 people injured - 6 seriously - in Sheppey crossing crash, Kent, involving 100 vehicles Up to 100 vehicles involved in a crash on the A249 Sheppey crossing, Kent police say The two biggest teachers' unions(sindicatos) announce national strike in England before Christmas Vaughan Classroom Pick Up recoger Recogí a mis padres en el aeropuerto. I picked up my parents at the airport. ¿Conseguiste recoger tu pasaporte? Did you manage to pick up your passport? Él recogió sus llaves del suelo. He picked his keys up off the floor. Un taxi recogerá a su jefe en el hotel. A taxi will pick your boss up at the hotel. ¡Recoge tus juguetes! Pick up your toys! Acaban de llamar desde la estación. ¿Puedes ir a recogerles? They've just phoned from the station. Can you go and pick them up? ¿Me puedes recoger a las seis? Can you pick me up at 6:00 p.m? Se me cayó el libro y lo recogí. I dropped my book and picked it up. Si dejas el abrigo en el guardarropa, no olvides recogerlo después de la función. If you leave your coat in the cloakroom,don't forget to pick it up after the performance. Te puedo recoger a las tres si quieres. I can pick you up at three o'clock if you like. Key learning: "menos". "Less" para sustantivos no contables y "fewer" para sustantivos contables en plural. It takes less time to get there since there are fewer cars in August. Tarda menos tiempo en llegar porque hay menos coches en agosto. One expression: Stop horsing around! ¡Deja de hacer barullo! One phrasal verb: To let in Dejar entrar If anyone arrives drunk, don't let them in. Si alguien llega borracho, no le dejes entrar. One adjective: Conservative conservador American foreign policy is somewhat conservative. La política exterior estadounidense es algo conservador. present perfect INGLÉS NATURALMENTE Hace tres meses que no la veo No la he visto en tres meses I haven’t seen her in three months I haven’t seen her for three months(mas habitual) Hace dos semanas que no veo la televisión. No he visto la televisión en (para) dos semanas. I haven’t watched television for two weeks. Hace diez meses que no nos visitan. No nos han visitado en (para) diez meses. They haven’t visited us for ten months. frases positivas Hace diez años que lo conozco. I have known him for ten years. (“Lo he conocido para diez años.) Hace mucho tiempo que mi primo vive en Londres. My cousin has lived in London for a long time. ( “Mi primo ha vivido en Londres para un largo tiempo.”)

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to see ver I saw them yesterday. Los ví ayer. I haven’t seen that film yet. No he visto esa película todavía. I can see the sea. Puedo ver el mar. I don’t see any difference between what you say and what he says. No veo ninguna diferencia entre lo que dices tú y lo que dice él. Let’s see. A ver./Vamos a ver. We’ll see. Veremos. I saw my cousins over Christmas for the first time in ages. Vi a mis primos durante la Navidad por primera vez en siglos. Have you seen my phone? ¿Has visto mi teléfono? To watch ver o mirar (con concentración, con atención o atentamente), observar, vigilar I like watching television at night to disconnect from work. Me gusta ver la televisión por la noche para desconectar del trabajo. We watched the play amazed by the performances of the leading actors. Vimos la obra de teatro asombrados por las actuaciones de los actores principales. Watch the video and tell me what you think. Ve el vídeo y dime lo que piensas. My mother likes to watch the birds in the garden. A mi madre le gusta observar los pájaros en el jardín. Can you watch my bag while I go to the toilet? ¿Puedes vigilar mi bolso mientras voy al lavabo? To look (at) mirar echar una mirada Don’t look at me like that! ¡No me mires así! Can you look at this report and tell me what you think? ¿Puedes mirar este informe y decirme lo que piensas? I looked behind but I didn’t see anybody. Miré hacia atrás pero no vi a nadie. Leave the holiday brochure on the table and I’ll look at it later. Deja el folleto de vacaciones en la mesa y lo miraré más tarde. see , watch , look at Last night I saw the television that they’ve bought; it’s very big! Ayer por la noche vi la televisión que han comprado; ¡es muy grande! Last night I watched television as they were showing a film that I like a lot. Ayer por la noche vi la televisión porque echaban una película que me gusta mucho. Last night I looked at the television but I couldn’t work out why it doesn’t work. Ayer por la noche miré la televisión pero no pude averiguar por qué no funciona. 1.¿Te apetece ver una película esta noche? 2.Mira esta página web, ¡es excelente! 3.¿Viste el accidente? 1.Do you feel like watching a film tonight? 2.Look at this web page; it’s excellent! 3.Did you see the accident? lamansiondelingles ?@mansiontwit GUT - (stomach) tripa. "I've got gut rot" (stomachache) me duele la tripa “Success does not consist in never making mistakes, but in never making the same one a second time.” A pain in the arse un coñazo (vulgar) “This project I’m doing is a pain in the arse cursoingles ?@curso_de_ingles Past Continuous I was talking. Estaba hablando. He was eating. Estaba comiendo. They were learning. Estaban aprendiendo. I was not [wasn't] talking. No estaba hablando. He was not [wasn't] eating. No estaba comiendo. They were not [weren't] learning. No estaban aprendiendo. Were you talking? ¿Estabas hablando? Was he eating? ¿Estaba comiendo? Were they learning? ¿Estaban aprendiendo? Jose called while I was watching the news. Jose llamó mientras estaba mirando las noticias. He was walking to work when he fell. Estaba caminando hacia su trabajo cuando se cayó. Was it raining when you left? ¿Estaba lloviendo cuando te fuiste? Paula wasn't living in Spain in 2005. Paula no estaba viviendo en España en el 2005. We were still working at 10 o'clock last night. Todavía estabamos trabajando a las 10 de la noche. My son was reading while I was cooking. Mi hijo estaba leyendo mientras que yo estaba cocinando. They were talking very loudly while we were trying to watch the movie. Estaban hablando muy alto mientras nosotros estábamos intentando mirar la pelicula.

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21 English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR run after perseguir, correr tras The security guard was running after thief. El guardia de seguridad estaba persiguiendo al ladrón. run for presentarse para ser elegido para un puesto público Michael is running for mayor. Michael se presenta para alcalde. run into (a) entrar corriendo en (b) encontrarse con (c) chocar The kids ran into the sweet shop. Los niños entraron corriendo en la tienda de caramelos. I ran into my friend while I was in the bank. Me encontré a mi amigo cuando estaba en el banco. If you don't pay attention you'll run into something. Si no prestas atención vas a chocarte con algo. run out (a) of quedarse sin (b) on - abandonar I ran out of petrol on the way to the hotel. Me quedé sin gasolina de camino al hotel. My dad ran out on me when I was a baby. Mi padre me abandonó cando era un bebé. run over (a) derramar (b) atropellar, arrollar You've poured so much beer that it is running over the glass! ¡Has vertido tanta cerveza que se está derramando por fuera del vaso! The taxi ran over a cat! I couldn't believe it! ¡El taxi atropelló a un gato! ¡No me lo podía creer! to beat your brains out estrujarse el cerebro I've been beating my brains out but I can't understand how it works. lamansiondelingles ?@mansiontwit GARBAGE chorradas What he said is complete and utter garbage. Lo que dijo es una mentira de narices. Stop talking garbage! Behind every great fortune there is a great crime. GIT (insult) borde Don't be such a stupid git! No seas mamonazo! He's a lazy git es vago con ganas. BBC Breaking News ?@BBCBreaking Polls(urnas) open in Australia's general election - officials say 3.2 million votes have already been cast(emitidos) in early voting "Large(gran) coalition must be created if Security Council doesn't agree on Syria", French President Hollande live at G20 "To uphold ban(para defender la prohibicion) on chemical weapons use, international response is required" - President Obama live UK PM @David_Cameron calls(pide) for unimpeded access(acceso sin trabas) for humanitarian aid in Syria Russia and US "no closer on action"(no cierran accion"no acercan posturas") in Syria, says President Putin after meeting President Obama at G20 summit G20 leaders hold news conference at final day of summit Egypt's government has decided to dissolve the Muslim Brotherhood as a registered NGO, state-run agencies report(informe agencias estatales) Netherlands responsible for deaths of 3 Bosnian Muslims told to leave UN compound at Srebrenica in 1995, court rules Egypt PM's office tells BBC there has been no decision issued(emitida) on whether(sobre la conveniencia) to dissolve Muslim Brotherhood as an NGO monicatstocker @monicats to be wrong estar equivocado To make a mistake equivocarse phrasal verbs más comunes Ask over Invitar a alguien a tu casa I would like to ask Diana over. Me gustaría invitar a Diana a mi casa. He asked me over. Él me invitó a su casa. Are you going to ask someone over? ¿Vas a invitar alguien a tu casa? Ask out Invitar a salir (generalmente con la intención de iniciar una relación sentimental) He asked her out to see a film. Él la invitó a ir al cine. Why don’t you ask her out? ¿Por qué no la invitas a salir? I wanted him to ask me out, but he never did it. Yo quería que él me invitara a salir, pero nunca lo hizo. Answer back Replicar, contestar protestando o argumentando(generalmente lo que hacen los niños) When he answered me back, I was shocked. Me quedé sorprendida cuando me replicó. Don’t answer me back, please! ¡No me contestes, por favor! He always answers her back. Él siempre le replica. Back down echarse para atrás We must not back down in our struggle for human rights. No debemos echarnos para atrás en nuestra lucha por los derechos humanos. Why did she back down from her position? ¿Por que desistió de su posición? I’m not going to back down over my decision to change this company’s policies. No voy ceder en mi decisión de cambiar las políticas de esta empresa. Back off retirar, alejarse, evitar Please, back off from this area. It is dangerous. Por favor, aléjese de esta área, es peligrosa. The newspaper backed off an innacurate piece of news. El periódico retiró una noticia errónea. Why did the government back off in the face of a problem? ¿Por qué reculó el Gobierno ante un problema? Please, back off from this area. It is dangerous. Por favor, aléjese de esta área, es peligrosa. The newspaper backed off an innacurate piece of news. El periódico retiró una noticia errónea. Why did the government back off in the face of a problem? ¿Por qué reculó el Gobierno ante un problema? Back out echarse para atrás porque se ha cambiado de opinión We had decided to go to the cinema with my sister, but she backed out when I told her she had to pay dinner afterwards. Habíamos decidido ir al cine con mi hermana, pero se echó para atrás cuando le dije que tenía que pagar la cena después. Why did they back out after your call? ¿Por qué se echaron para atrás después de tu llamada?

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21 monicatstocker @monicats We didn’t really back out. Nosotros no nos echamos realmente para atrás. BLOW UP Explotar The building blew up with the dynamite. Break into [breik intu] entrar a robar a una casa, coche, una caja fuerte, etc. utilizando fuerza. My house has been broken into twice this year.[maihaus hasbinbroukenintu tuaisdis ier]. Este año han entrado a robar dos veces en mi casa. They broke into my house last night.[dei brouk intu maihaus lastnait]. Entraron a robar en mi casa anoche Romper a llorar She breaks into tears every time I say something. Ella se pone a llorar cada vez que digo algo. Entrar en un mercado o negocio. They broke into a very lucrative business. Entraron en un negocio muy lucrativo. Echar mano de o empezar. They broke into a good bottle of champagne to start the year. Abrieron una buena botella de cava para empezar el año. They broke into their savings to buy that house. Echaron mano de sus ahorros para comprar esa casa. BRING UP plantear abordar educar He brought up a very interesting idea at the meeting. Él planteó una idea muy interesante en la reunión. BBC Breaking News @BBCBreaking Jubilant crowds(multitud) in Tokyo celebrate winning the right to host(albergar) 2020 Olympics Tokyo chosen as host(anfitriona) city for 2020 Olympic Games ahead(delante) of Istanbul and Madrid Bill Walker, MSP convicted(declarado culpable) of domestic abuse, quits Scottish Parliament seat after coming under pressure to resign(renunciar) "Australia is under new management(administracion) & is open for business" - Tony Abbott gives election victory speech Australian PM Kevin Rudd concedes victory to Tony Abbott in the general election, after six years of Labor rule(gobierno) Egyptian army launches(lanza) big offensive against militants in Sinai peninsula, using tanks and Apache helicopters State broadcaster(emisora) ABC calls Australian election for @ TonyAbbottMHR's Liberal-National coalition Explosion strikes(golpea) restaurant in Somali capital Mogadishu, killing at least 15 people, police say Voting ends in eastern states of Australia, with exit polls(encuestas) suggesting big election victory for opposition Pakistan releases(libera) seven Taliban prisoners a week after Afghan President Hamid Karzai urged(insto) Islamabad to help peace talks Nasa has launched(lanzado) its latest mission to the Moon to study its tenuous atmosphere and strange-behaving dust(extraño comportamiento del polvo) English on the Rocks ?@EnglishOTR to have the final say tener la última palabra We should be prepared to change our design, as always, the client has the final say. In the U.S. there are 18 doctors called Dr. Doctor, and one called Dr. Surgeon. There is also a dermatologist named Dr. Rash, a psychiatrist called Dr. Couch and an anesthesiologist named Dr. Gass. En los EE.UU. hay 18 doctores que se llaman Dr. Doctor y uno llamado Dr. Surgeon (Dr. Cirujano). También hay un dermatólogo llamado Dr. Rash (Dr. Sarpullido), un psiquiatra llamado Dr. Couch (Dr. Diván) y un anestesista llamado Dr. Gass (Dr. Gas). go about (a) comenzar a hacer algo (b) correr un rumor (c) pasar el tiempo comportándote mal (d) together - pasar mucho tiempo con alguien porque es tu amigo How should I go about fixing these financial difficulties? ¿Qué debería hacer para empezar a afrontar estos problemas económicos? A rumour is going about affecting his reputation. Está corriendo un rumor que afecta a su reputación. Her son goes about fighting the other children at school. Su hijo está siempre peleándose con otros niños en el colegio. Albert and Laura used to go about together everyday at uni and now they going to get married. Albert y Laura solían estar todos los días juntos en la universidad y ahora van a casarse. go across cruzar, atravesar We have to go across the river if we want to get to the camp site. Tenemos que cruzar el río si queremos llegar al camping. go along (a) seguir, acompañar (b) suceder o desarrollarse de cierta forma (c) with - estar de acuerdo con Go along with Rob, he'll show you the way. Ve con Rob, él te dirá por donde ir. He was scared about the surgery, but everything went along well. Él estaba asustado por la cirugía, pero todo salió perfectamente. I don't like the way she thinks, but this time I go along with her reasoning. No me gusta la manera en que ella piensa, pero esta vez estoy de acuerda con su razonamiento. go around (a) haber suficiente para todos (b) ir a visitar a alguien I'm sure there'll be enough cake to go around everyone. Estoy seguro de que habrá suficiente tarta para todos. This weekend I'll go around Claire's house to see her new kitten. Este fin de semana voy a ir a casa de Claire a ver a su gatito nuevo. go at atacar, arremeter A thief went at me thinking I had money in my pocket. Un ladrón me atacó creyendo que tenía dinero en el bolsillo. to give someone/something a wide berth evitar a alguien/ algo

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