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martes, 27 de marzo de 2012

Lavar el cerebro a una persona para que piense o haga algo.

To brainwash someone into doing something.

"The government is trying to brainwash them into thinking that war is necessary."
Cambridge Dictionary Online.

In News:

"Afghan boy suicide bombers tell how they are brainwashed into believing they will survive." The Telegraph.

"Unless the Mittster suddenly blurts out that he was brainwashed into opposing gay marriage or something, he’s going to be running against Barack Obama in the fall.

The Daily Beast.

martes, 20 de marzo de 2012

Repetir (la comida, un medicamento), cuando el sabor de la comida ya ingerida viene repetidamente a la boca.

(Food, pills, etc.) repeat on somebody.

Omega 3 pills always repeat on my cousin.

"Cucumber always repeats on me."
Cambridge Dictionary Online.

"When food repeats on you, the taste of it comes up again into your mouth."
Cambridge Dictionary Online.

On Websites:

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  • Gas
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea or constipation
  • Nasal congestion or recurrent sinus infections
  • Indigestion – food repeats on you after you eat
  • Excessive burping or belching
  • Sensation that food sits in the stomach for a long time
  • Bad breath or bad taste in the mouth
  • Stomach pain, burning or aching
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  • Stool odor is embarrassing
  • Migraines
  • Acne
  • Fatigue
  • Hormonal imbalance

Dr Diana.

jueves, 15 de marzo de 2012

Hasta Nuevo Aviso.

Until further notice.

No classes at UCV until further notice.

In News:

"A 40-year-old playground in Wrexham which is not safe for children has been closed until further notice."

BBC News.

The caretaker government said the capital, Tunis, and its surrounding areas would be shut down from 9pm until 5am until further notice to end the "violence and pillaging".

The Guardian UK.

sábado, 10 de marzo de 2012

Orientador Escolar.

Guidance counselor.

He is the new guidance counselor at our school.

In News:

"You should also make an appointment to meet with your high school guidance counselor to discuss your senior year schedule."

" A Montgomery County high school guidance counselor was arrested Wednesday on charges of solicitation of a child by computer and a sex offense"


jueves, 8 de marzo de 2012

Subírsele a una persona los humos a la cabeza.

To put on airs.

What I like about him is that he never puts on airs.

In News:

“He has put on no airs despite the accolades he has received and the many awards he has won. He remains committed to his profession, and profession alone,”
The Pioneer.

"Rick Riordan does not put on airs. He is just about the most humble author I’ve ever met. The man has sold 30 million books and yet he still drives around his hometown of San Antonio in an aging SUV. He did move his family into a beautiful new house after hitting it big with Percy Jackson, but he still works out of a small home office in the back."

sábado, 3 de marzo de 2012

Dar arresto domiciliario.

To place/put someone under home/house arrest.

The opposition leader has just been put/placed under house arrest.
Cambridge Dictionary Online.

In News:

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Temperatura Ambiente.

Room temperature, ambient temperature.

Room temperature: a temperature of from 59° to 77°F (15° to 25°C) which is suitable for human occupancy and at which laboratory experiments are usually performed.
Merriam Webster Online.

In News:

"Cold water is not as good for hydration as room temperature water. The theory is that the cold water causes the blood vessels surrounding stomach to shrink, slowing absorption"
Be Well Buzz.

“This is too cold, it has no flavor, it needs to be at room temperature, and every terrine I ever had in France was at room temperature.”
New York Times.

"Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature."
Boston Herald.

"The filter is designed for use in 48V bus (36 - 76V) systems, with 100VDC/100ms surge capability, and operates over a wide temperature range of -40 degreesC to +125 degreesC and up to an ambient temperature of 65 degreesC without de-rating."
Market Watch.

viernes, 2 de marzo de 2012

Telefono Fijo

Landline, fixed-line.

Have you got a landline?

In News:

"Ivan Seidenberg, the Verizon chairman and chief executive, said that the company had focused in 2009 on expanding its wireless businesses, shrinking its landline business and preparing to launch a 4G network this year. "
Times On Line

"Meanwhile, AT&T’s landline business continued to struggle, with revenues down by 5.3 per cent to $16.2bn."
Financial Times.

"But consumers older than 55 were more likely to also have a landline, while those under 35 did not. Just over half of Canadians use Facebook"
Toronto Star

" In South Africa, fixed-line users account for 8.2% of the population, compared with 76% for mobile users, according to data from World Wide Worx. "

"South Africa's second national operator Neotel is gaining market share in competition with fixed-line incumbent, Telkom SA.

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Sun Herald.

In Dictionaries:

"Most fixed-line providers offer indirect access, which means subscribers also have to pay line rental to cable companies."
Cambridge Dictionary Online.

"Her cell phone's switched off. I'll try her on her landline."
Cambridge Dictionary Online.

First published on February 2nd 2010.