Frases útiles en inglés #119 - False Friends 1

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Los floreros muchas veces están hechos de vidrio pero no deberías beber de ellos.
vaso = glass; vase = florero - vaso ≠ vase
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Vases are often made of glass but you shouldn't drink from them.

Las alfombras deben estar en el suelo, las carpetas no.
carpeta = folder; carpet = alfombra - carpeta ≠ carpet
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Carpets belong on the floor, folders don't.

Estar embarazada no es un motivo para sentirse avergonzada.
embarazada = pregnant; embarrassed = avergonzado/-a - embarazada ≠ embarrassed
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Being pregnant is no reason to feel embarrassed.

Los abogados y aguacates no tienen nada en común.
aguacate = avocado; advocate = abogado - aguacate ≠ advocate
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Advocats and avocados don't have anything in common.

Tenemos debates, pero eso no significa que estamos discutiendo.
discusión = argument; discussion = debate - discusión ≠ discussion
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We have discussions, but that doesn't mean that we are arguing.

Por fin, hemos encontrado la solución eventualmente.
eventualmente = possibly; eventually = por fin - eventualmente ≠ eventually
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Eventually, we have possibly found the solution.

Mi amigo trabaja en una fábrica que produce tejidos.
fábrica = factory; fabric = tejido - fábrica ≠ fabric
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My friend is working in a factory that produces fabrics.


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