Learn Real English 2

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life preserver.
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is a floating device that is designed to save you from drowning.
Camara salvavidas. a floating device that is designed to save you from drowning.

I like that life preserver.
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I like that life preserver.
Camara salvavidas. a floating device that is designed to save you from drowning.

Astrualia has many bird sanctuaries.
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Astrualia has many bird sanctuaries.
sanctuary=santuario, asilo. a place where someone or something is protected or given shelter.

The house was a sanctuary for runaway teens.
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The house was a sanctuary for runaway teens.
runaway=(child: has run away from home). que se escapó de casa. (sanctuary=santuario, asilo. a place where someone or something is protected or given shelter.

The refugees found a sanctuary when they crossed the border.
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The refugees found a sanctuary when they crossed the border.
sanctuary=santuario, asilo. a place where someone or something is protected or given shelter.

The detective overlooked an important clue.
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The detective overlooked an important clue.
overlook= pasarsele, no fijarse, no poner atencion, no darse cuenta. to fail to see or notice (something).

George failed his exam because he overlooked a number of mistakes in his work.
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George failed his exam because he overlooked a number of mistakes in his work.
overlook= pasarsele, no fijarse, no poner atencion, no darse cuenta. to fail to see or notice (something).

How was the party?. Oh, it was more fun than a barrel of monkeys.
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How was the party?. Oh, it was more fun than a barrel of monkeys.
more fun than a barrel of monkeys= super fun. very fun.

How was the trip?. Oh, It was more fun than a barrel of monkeys.
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How was the trip?. Oh, It was more fun than a barrel of monkeys.
more fun than a barrel of monkeys= super fun. very fun.

I’ve got no urge to be a politician or stand on a soapbox.
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I’ve got no urge to be a politician or stand on a soapbox.

Pope, he's always getting on his soapbox about poverty.
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Pope, he's always getting on his soapbox about poverty.

Elvira Arellano never misses the chance to get on her soapbox about the emigrant reform.
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Elvira Arellano never misses the chance to get on her soapbox about the emigrant reform.
soapbox= caja de madera para pararse. is a small temporary platform that somebody stands on to make a speech in a public place, usually outdoors.

corned beaf.
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is beef that has been preserved in salt water.
corned beaf= carne dejada en corseva con sal. beef that has been preserved in salt water.

a slice of corned beef.
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a slice of corned beef.
corned beaf= carne dejada en corseva con sal. beef that has been preserved in salt water.

a slice of corned beef.
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a slice of corned beef.
corned beaf= carne dejada en corseva con sal. beef that has been preserved in salt water.

to get the hang of it... After three weeks of using this computer I think I've finally got the hang of it.
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agarrarle la onda a algo.

to get the hang of it... Did you already get the hang of it?.
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Did you already get the hang of it?.

A bite from a viper is sometimes fatal.
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A bite from a viper is sometimes fatal.
viper= víbora. a small poisonous snake.

A bite from a viper is sometimes fatal.
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A bite from a viper is sometimes fatal.
viper= víbora. a small poisonous snake.

She's a poisonous viper.
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She's a poisonous viper.
viper= víbora. a small poisonous snake.

to get the hang of it... Keep calm, you will get the hang of it.
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Keep calm, you will get the hang of it.

My mom bought a quilt in the mall.
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My mom bought a quilt in the mall.
quilt=colcha. a bed cover with stitched designs that is made of two layers of cloth filled with wool, cotton, or soft feathers.

She made a quilt from fabric scraps.
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She made a quilt from fabric scraps.
quilt=colcha. a bed cover with stitched designs that is made of two layers of cloth filled with wool, cotton, or soft feathers.

An old man was visiting houses in the neighbourhood asking if anyone had any scrap materials they wanted to sell.
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An old man was visiting houses in the neighbourhood asking if anyone had any scrap materials they wanted to sell.
scrap= pedazera, retazos, sobras, restos, pedazos de chatarra. a small piece of something that is left after you have used the main part.

Give the scraps to the dog.
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Give the scraps to the dog.
scrap= pedazera, retazos, sobras, restos, pedazos de chatarra. a small piece of something that is left after you have used the main part.

We sold the car for metal scrap.
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We sold the car for metal scrap.
scrap= pedazera, retazos, sobras, restos, pedazos de chatarra. a small piece of something that is left after you have used the main part.

Oh Robert. Shame on you for failing the test.
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Oh Robert. Shame on you for failing the test.
Shame on you!= ¡debería darte vergüenza!. a phrase scolding someone for being naughty. (*Typically said to a child or to an adult for a childish infraction.)

John said, I think I broke one of your figurines mom. And John's mom said. (Shame on you!).
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John said, I think I broke one of your figurines mom. And John's mom said. Shame on you!.
Shame on you!= ¡debería darte vergüenza!. a phrase scolding someone for being naughty. (*Typically said to a child or to an adult for a childish infraction.)

Shame on you!. you tracked mud all over my nice clean floor.
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Shame on you!. you tracked mud all over my nice clean floor.
Shame on you!= ¡debería darte vergüenza!. a phrase scolding someone for being naughty. (*Typically said to a child or to an adult for a childish infraction.)

Shame on you for being so rude.
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Shame on you for being so rude.
Shame on you!= ¡debería darte vergüenza!. a phrase scolding someone for being naughty. (*Typically said to a child or to an adult for a childish infraction.)

whether... I'll do it whether they pay me or not.
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Aunque. (no matter if, even if). used to indicate choices or possibilities.

whether... I'll do it whether they pay me or not.
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Aunque. (no matter if, even if). used to indicate choices or possibilities.

whether... I'll go to the wedding whether they invite me or not.
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Aunque. (no matter if, even if). used to indicate choices or possibilities.

Elena got a fringe when she got her hair cut.
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Elena got a fringe when she got her hair cut.
fringe= flequillo. (UK) the front section of a person's hair when it is cut short and worn over the forehead.

Elena got a fringe when she got her hair cut.
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Elena got a fringe when she got her hair cut.
fringe= flequillo. (UK) the front section of a person's hair when it is cut short and worn over the forehead.

Adela got a fringe when she got her hair cut.
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Adela got a fringe when she got her hair cut.
fringe= flequillo. (UK) the front section of a person's hair when it is cut short and worn over the forehead.

Marry Chuy got a fringe when she got her hair cut.
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Marry Chuy got a fringe when she got her hair cut.
fringe= flequillo. (UK) the front section of a person's hair when it is cut short and worn over the forehead.

What up dawg?.
body, dude.
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What up dawg?.
Dawg= body, dude. Dawg has a gangster background, but has permeated mainstream society. nonstandard spelling of dog, used especially to represent American speech.

You meet up with a friend that you see every week and say “What’s cracking yo?.
Que onda?. used for greeting someone you see often.
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You meet up with a friend that you see every week and say “What’s cracking yo?.
What’s cracking= used for greeting someone you see often.

What up dawg?.
body, dude.
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What up dawg?.
Dawg= body, dude. Dawg has a gangster background, but has permeated mainstream society. nonstandard spelling of dog, used especially to represent American speech.

What up dawg?.
body, dude.
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What up dawg?.
Dawg= body, dude. Dawg has a gangster background, but has permeated mainstream society. nonstandard spelling of dog, used especially to represent American speech.

You meet up with a friend that you see every week and say, What’s crackin' yo?.
used for greeting someone you see often.
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You meet up with a friend that you see every week and say, What’s crackin' yo?.
What’s cracking= used for greeting someone you see often.

Now a day brides don't wear (veils) anymore.
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Now a day brides don't wear (veils) anymore.
veil= velo. a piece of cloth or net worn usually by women over the head and shoulders and sometimes over the face or something that covers or hides something else.

Why Muslim Women wear a (Veil)?.
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Why Muslim Women wear a (Veil)?.
veil= velo. a piece of cloth or net worn usually by women over the head and shoulders and sometimes over the face or something that covers or hides something else.

Rosio looked beautiful wearing a bridal (veil) in her wedding.
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Rosio looked beautiful wearing a bridal (veil) in her wedding.
veil= velo. a piece of cloth or net worn usually by women over the head and shoulders and sometimes over the face or something that covers or hides something else.

Some women in those countries wear (veils) to cover their face.
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Some women in those countries wear (veils) to cover their face.
veil= velo. a piece of cloth or net worn usually by women over the head and shoulders and sometimes over the face or something that covers or hides something else.

Islamic women (veiled) their face.
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Islamic women (veiled) their face.
to veil= cubrir, tapar con un velo. to cover (something) with a veil or with something that is like a veil, to hide or partly hide (something).

Haze (veiled) the landscape.
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Haze (veiled) the landscape.
to veil= cubrir, tapar con un velo. to cover (something) with a veil or with something that is like a veil, to hide or partly hide (something).

The sun was VEILED by clouds. ----- veil.
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The sun was (veiled) by clouds.
to veil= cubrir, tapar con un velo. to cover (something) with a veil or with something that is like a veil, to hide or partly hide (something).

Her eyes were partially (veiled) by her long, dark hair.
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Her eyes were partially (veiled) by her long, dark hair.
to veil= cubrir, tapar con un velo. to cover (something) with a veil or with something that is like a veil, to hide or partly hide (something).

Could you please get me another welding jacket, (whenever you can)?.
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Could you please get me another welding jacket, (whenever you can)?.
(whenever you can)?=. Cuando pudas.

Could you please get me another welding jacket,
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whenever you can.
(whenever you can)?=. Cuando pudas.

Whenever you can,
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Could you please get me another welding jacket?.

Oviedo with an ape suit,
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is aping to his father in law. Oviedo with an ape suit is aping to his father in law.

tire out someone... I tired out after I had walked for a few miles.
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Agotar, dejar exhausto... I tired out after I had walked for a few miles.
Me agoté luego de caminar unos pocas millas.

tire out someone... Every time, I look after her kids, they tire me out. Every time I look after her kids they tire me out.
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Agotar, dejar exhausto... Every time, I look after her kids, they tire me out. Every time I look after her kids they tire me out.
Cada vez que le cuido los niños ellos me agotan.

tire out someone... Taking the underground every day tires me out.
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Agotar, dejar exhausto... Taking the underground every day tires me out.
Tomar el metro todos los dias me deja exhausto.

tube... Taking the tube every day tires me out.
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el metro (UK)... Taking the tube. every day. tires me out.
Tomar el metro todos los dias me deja exhausto.

tube... Luke lives in London and travels to work by tube.
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el metro (UK)... Luke lives in London and travels to work by tube.

SPELL. weird
we - ir - d
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we - ir - d. (weird). very strange or unusual and difficult to explain or strange in a mysterious and frightening way.
raro, extraño/a adj.

SPELL: courageous.
co - u - ra - ge - o - us
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co - u - ra - ge - o - us. courageous
courageous= valiente.

I like it ....... it rains.
(a) then. (b) why. (c) when. (d) that is.
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I like it when it rains. I like it when it rains.
(c) when. I like it when it rains.

Kaz ...... when its hot.
(a) love to swim. (b) loves swimming. (c) loved swimming. (d) to loved to swim.
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Kaz loves swimming when its hot.
(b) loves swimming. Kaz loves swimming when its hot.

SPELL: shrewd.
sh - re - wd.
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sh - re - wd. shrewd.
sh - re - wd. shrewd= sagaz, astuto, inteligente.

SPELL: shrewd.
SPELL: shrewd.
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sh - re - wd. shrewd.
sh - re - wd. shrewd= sagaz, astuto, inteligente.

Masa Rodriguez was the DEFENSA CENTRAL in the Mexican national team.
Masa Rodriguez was the, DEFENSA CENTRAL in the Mexican national team.
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Masa Rodriguez was the CENTRE-BACK in the Mexican national team.
Masa Rodriguez was the centre-back in the Mexican national team. centre-back.=Defensa central.

Diego Reyes is the (BLANK) in the Real Sociedad team.
DEFENSA LATERAL.
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Diego Reyes is the FULL-BACK in the Real Sociedad team.
Diego Reyes is the full-back in the Real Sociedad team. full-back= Defensa lateral.

repisa, cornisa.

John watered the plant on the window, BLANK.
cornisa, repisa.
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John watered the plant on the window ledge.
ledge.

Pigeons roost on the building's, BLANK.
cornisa, repisa.
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Pigeons roost on the building's ledge.
ledge.

Michael Jacson grew up in a, BLANK, of Gary Indiana.
barrio bajo, barrio marginal, barrio pobre.
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Michael Jacson grew up in a slum of Gary Indiana.
slum or ghetto.

Dirrayas grew up in a, BLANK, of Gary Indiana.
barrio bajo, barrio marginal, barrio pobre.
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Dirrayas grew up in a slum of Gary Indiana.
slum or ghetto.

Actions speak, BLANK than words.
Los hechos dicen mas que mil palabras.
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Actions speak louder than words.
Actions speak louder than words.

Actions speak louder, BLANK, words.
Los hechos dicen mas que mil palabras.
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Actions speak louder than words.
Actions speak louder than words.

Who's the official, BLANK, of the White House?.
portavoz, vocero.
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Who's the official spokesman of the White House?.
spokesman.

Since when are you a, BLANK, for society?.
portavoz, vocero.
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Since when are you a spokesman for society?.
spokesman.

Since when is she the, BLANK, for society?.
(mujer) portavoz, vocera.
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Since when is she the spokeswoman for society?.
spokeswoman.

Who's the official, BLANK, of the White House?.
(mujer) portavoz, vocera.
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Who's the official spokeswoman of the White House?.
spokeswoman.

Fish and, BLANK stink after three days.
compañia.
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Fish and company stink after three days.

BLANK, and company stink after three days.
Pescado.
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Fish and company stink after three days.

Fish and company, BLANK after three days.
apesta.
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Fish and company stink after three days.

Fish and company stink, BLANK three days.
despues de.
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Fish and company stink after three days.

Fish and company stink after, BLANK days.
tres.
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Fish and company stink after three days.

Fish and company stink after three, BLANK.
dias.
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Fish and company stink after three days.

An efficient secretary must know typing and, BLANK. Aracely must know typing and, BLANK.
taquigrafía.
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shorthand... An efficient secretary must know typing and shorthand. Aracely must know typing and shorthand.
shorthand.

gold digger.
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gold digger= is a person who uses the fact that he or she is attractive to get money from a relationship with somebody.
casa fortunas.

is a person who uses the fact that he or she is attractive to get money from a relationship with somebody?.
casa fortunas.
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gold digger.

I'm not here on P O F as, BLANK.
casa fortunas.
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gold digger... I'm not here on P O F as gold digger.

Diego Reyes is the (BLANK) in the Real Sociedad team.
DEFENSA LATERAL
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Diego Reyes is the FULL-BACK in the Real Sociedad team.
Diego Reyes is the full-back in the Real Sociedad team. full-back= Defensa lateral.

There is a "fault" in this machine; it keeps switching off. ------------- fault.
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falla, desperfecto, defecto.

I have my (BLANK) like everyone.
DEFECTOS O FALLAS
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faults... I have my faults like everyone.
I have my faults like everyone. fault= falla, desperfecto, defecto.

There is a, BLANK, in this machine; it keeps switching off.
falla, desperfecto, defecto.
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There is a fault in this machine; it keeps switching off.
Hay un desperfecto en esta máquina, se sigue apagando. fault= falla, desperfecto, defecto.

One of Essy's, BLANK, is that she is oversensitive to criticism.
falla, desperfecto, defecto.
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faults... One of Essy's faults is that she is oversensitive to criticism.
fault= falla, desperfecto, defecto.

The drain in the bathtub is, BLANK, up.
tapado, obstruido.
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clog, or clog up... The drain in the bathtub is clogged up.
clog, or clog up= obstruir, atascar, tapar.

The drain in the bathtub is clogged, BLANK.
tapado, obstruido.
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The drain in the bathtub is clogged up.
clog, or clog up= obstruir, atascar, tapar.

Pouring melted fat down the drain will clog, BLANK, the pipes.
obstruir, atascar, tapar.
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Pouring melted fat down the drain will clog up the pipes.
clog, or clog up= obstruir, atascar, tapar.

Pouring melted fat down the drain will, BLANK, up the pipes.
obstruir, atascar, tapar.
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Pouring melted fat down the drain will clog up the pipes.
clog, or clog up= obstruir, atascar, tapar.

Please come quickly. We need you here LO ANTES POSIBLE.
Please come quickly. We need you here LO ANTES POSIBLE.
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Please come quickly. We need you here ASAP.
Please come quickly. We need you here ASAP. ASAP= (as soon as possible) Lo antes posible.

Give me your email and I will write you LO ANTES POSIBLE.
Give me your email and I will write you LO ANTES POSIBLE.
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Give me your email and I will write you asap.
Give me your email and I will write you asap. ASAP= (as soon as possible) Lo antes posible.


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