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Existen frases de uso cotidiano difíciles de encontrar en los diccionarios y que se hallan todos los días en los métodos de inglés, las noticias, en documentos legales, en las etiquetas de medicinas, en la televisión, en la radio,y hasta en volantes de supermercado y tiendas de ropa o tickets de cine. En Inglés in English las pone en tus manos.

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Etiquetas

miércoles, 12 de marzo de 2014

Atender a domicilio.

To make house calls.

To make house calls: to visit (as by a doctor or a repair person)  a home to provide a requested service 


In Cartoons:

Shoe Comics

Cartoonist(s): J.C. Duffy.
Pub Date: 2009-12-14

In News: 

"Rural Montana car dealer makes house calls."
Tirebusinees.com

"City officials last year started assigning firefighters to make house calls to check on Bellin Hospital patients after they have been discharged. The hospital pays the city $50 per house call."
http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/

viernes, 7 de marzo de 2014

Juego de palabras.

Play on words.

Play on words: an amusing use of a word or phrase that has more than one meaning. 
Cambridge Dictionary Online.

In Modern Literature:

"Again feeling repulsed by his captor's sadistic play on words."
Inferno by Dan Brown.

In News:

"A Play on Words, devised by The Diced Soup company, will be performed by West Notts College students on the BA (Hons) Applied Practice (Theatre) course."
http://www.hucknalldispatch.co.uk

jueves, 27 de febrero de 2014

Una Foto que se toma uno mismo, autofoto.

Selfie.

Nicolás Maduro took an excellent selfie.

In News:

"Teach me how to take a good selfie,"
Gazette.com 

"Don't use a photo your mother took of you at last year's family beach outing. Don't use a selfie."
Forbes.com

jueves, 20 de febrero de 2014

Es sólo un decir.

It is just a figure of speech.

"You usually use the figure of speech "break a leg" to wish actors good luck."
Cambridge Dictionary Online

In Modern Literature:

“If you ever touch my coffee, I’ll see to it that you’re sent to the mail room to lick stamps.”
 “We have an automated licker. Do they lick stamps on Wall Street?”
 “It was a figure of speech.
The Firm by John Grisham.

In Cartoons:











KING FEATURES

miércoles, 5 de febrero de 2014

Teléfono de disco

Rotary phone, rotary dial phone, rotary dial telephone.


On Websites:


Pink Retro Old Fashioned Rotary Dial Telephone

Amazon.com

In News:

"A nugget of Philly technology is going the way of the Walkman, rotary telephone, Beta tapes, pet rocks, TurboGrafx 16 and phone booths."
NBC

"For those of us who still remember rotary phones this innovation is truly extraordinary. By and large, such technological developments have been a benefit to our society and our economy."
The Hill.


Un telephone a cadran en anglais en espagnol.


martes, 28 de enero de 2014

Empatucar un piso, ensuciar un piso (al caminar sobre él).















To track up a floor, to track on a floor.

Don't  come into the bedroom while I am mopping the floor. You will track it up.

In Modern Literature:

"It's no time to be tracking up her shiny floors."
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins.

In Cartoons:


Hagar the Horrible

viernes, 24 de enero de 2014

Cielo Falso, Cielo Raso.

Photo: Daily Mail UK
Dropped ceiling.

I will have a dropped ceiling installed in my bedroom.


In Modern Litarature.

¨"Back in the late sisties, in an effort to improve the lighting, a dropped ceiling had been installed."
The Last Juror by John Grisham.

In News:

"The only sign of anything wrong - apart from the missing cables and piping- was a hold in the dropped ceiling."
Daily Mail UK




lunes, 13 de enero de 2014

Taller de latonería y pintura.

Auto body shop, body shop.

There is an auto body shop nearby.


On the Radio: 



Commercial broadcast on Sunny 106.5 FM Texas on January 12 2014.

In News:

"Despite the hazardous conditions that seemingly sends cars slip sliding through the slush, auto body shops have yet to see a true uptick in business."
Yonkers Daily Voice.

Foto: Yonkers Daily Voice.