fce. NATURE/ WEATHER AND IDIOMS.

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FREEZING COLD

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

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

HAIL

granizo/ granizar
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HAIL

LIGHTNING

THUNDER

tormenta electrica
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THUNDERSTORM

CHAPARRON

chaparrones aislados
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SCATTERED SHOWERS

DOWNPOUR

DRIZZLE

DAMP/HUMID

pesado- SOFOCANTE/ you can hardly breathe
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CLOSE/ STUFFY (FOR ROOMS)

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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AS CLEAR AS MUD.


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