fce. NATURE/ WEATHER AND IDIOMS.

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Question English Answer English
cool
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CHILLY
very cold
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FREEZING COLD
escarcha
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FROST
Mixture of rain and snow. aguanieve
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SLEET
dirty snow on the ground
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SLUSH
When the snow melts on the streets. The streets...
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THAW (DESCONGELAR)
collocation for very wet
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SOAKING WET
ventisca/ TORMENTA DE NIEVE
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BLIZZARD
deposit of snow on the ground/ VENTISQUERO- TORMENTA DE NIEVE
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SNOWDRIFT
brisa, gentle...
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breeze
rafaga de viento
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GUST OF WIND
strong wind
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GALE
huracán
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HURRICANE
very hot (positive)
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SCORCHING
very hot (negative)
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BOILING
ola de calor
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HEATWAVE
nice weather (not too hot or cold either)
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MILD
pronostico del tiempo
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WEATHER FORECAST
granizada
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HAIL
granizo/ granizar
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HAIL
rayo
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LIGHTNING
trueno
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THUNDER
tormenta electrica
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THUNDERSTORM
shower
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CHAPARRON
chaparrones aislados
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SCATTERED SHOWERS
aguacero
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DOWNPOUR
llovizna
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DRIZZLE
humedo
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DAMP/HUMID
pesado- SOFOCANTE/ you can hardly breathe
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CLOSE/ STUFFY (FOR ROOMS)
cubierto
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OVERCAST
very dry. plants do not grow and die.(sequia)
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DROUGHT
niebla (when it is hot) light fog.
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HAZE
niebla (when it is on the sea) caused by drizzle
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MIST
niebla (micture of fog and pollution)
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SMOG
niebla (caused by cold weather)
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FOG
collocation for fog
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DENSE- THICK FOG
IDIOM: to start conversation getting over your initial shyness towards a stranger
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BREAK THE ICE
IDIOM: for a person who is practical and realistic
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DOWN-TO-EARTH
idiom which means something will have little or no effect on a final result
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A DROP IN THE OCEAN
idiom: accept the majority decision
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run with the tide.
animal idiom: save up for the future
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have a nest egg.
idiom: say no TO AN ACTIVITY/ INVITATION
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put your foot down about it
idiom: come very close
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come face to face with
idiom: very expensive. It costs...
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AN EYE AND A LEG
idiom: become nervous
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get cold feet about sthg
idiom: remain serious
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keep a straight face about sthg
idiom: come to understand sthg.
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get your head around about sthg
nature idiom: when sthg is confusing we say it is as...
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