Saturday, 28 November 2009

Ready for CAE p 48. Punctuation p 218: Vocabulary

stork: cigüeña
stay put: continue to be in the place where they are or where they have been put.
acute: very serious or severe. Grave, extremo, agudo
bring sb out in sth: to make sb's skin be covered in spots. e.g. The heat brought him out in a rash.
boast:
1. to talk with too much pride about sth that you have or can do. (Fanfarronear): e.g. She is always boasting about how wonderful her children are.
2. to have sth that is impressive and that you can be proud of. Gozar de, contar con: e.g. The hotel also boasts two swimming pools and a golf course
oak: roble
ash: fresno
elm: olmo
beech: haya
alder /ˈɔːldə/: aliso
birch /bɜːtʃ/: abedul

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