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!Mira que luna! Look at that moon! Resources for learning English

!Mira que luna! Look at that moon! Resources for learning English
Fernando Olivera: El rapto

About Freshly Squeezed

Liz and Sam have it all: a happy marriage, a precocious preteen son named Nate, and a house that's just the right size for the three of them. Then, Liz's parents move in. Grandpa Irv is a kindly but occasionally grumpy Korean War vet who loves watching TV, bickering over politics, and spoiling his grandson. His wife Sarah is equally strong-willed, whether urging Irv to diet, questioning her daughter's parenting choices, or finding surprising success as an advice blogger.

With an estimated 50+ million Americans living in such families as of today, Freshly Squeezed is a refreshing look at newfound family togetherness after the economic collapse. Can three generations of one family share their lives, their feelings, their dwindling fortunes and a bathroom — and keep their sense of humor in the process? Pay a visit to the Freshly Squeezed family to find out! Freshly Squeezed is the brainchild of Ed Stein, an award-winning political cartoonist. He created the local comic strip, Denver Square, for the Denver Rocky Mountain News for 12 years. He lived the Freshly Squeezed life first-hand when his kids were little and his 80-year-old father moved to Denver.

Learning English while laughing with the daily comic strip by Ed Stein.

Learning English while laughing: Comic strip by ED STEIN.
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SEVERANCE PAY: INDEMNIZACIÓN POR DESPIDO
To nip something in the bud: cortar algo de raiz, figuradamente

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - Busy bee

Learning English - Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation - Busy bee:

Honey bees in a hive

Cheapskate: skinflint: Ed Stein' comic strip

cheapskate    
    cheapskate   cheapskates
If you say that someone is a cheapskate, you think that they are mean and do not like spending money.
   Tell your husband not to be a cheapskate.
   ...cheapskate employers.
N-COUNT  disapproval
= skinflint
(c) HarperCollins Publishers.

Freshly Squeezed

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Uniarte Precios - Frabica de Puertas - GuiaempresaXXI

Uniarte Precios - Frabica de Puertas - GuiaempresaXXI:


the TV blaring; what's that got to do with.... Ed Stein's comic strip.

Freshly Squeezed

Blare= 
    verb
       sound out, blast, clamour, clang, resound, roar, scream, trumpet
blare      
    blare   blares   blaring   blared  
If something such as a siren or radio blares, it makes a loud, unpleasant noise.
   The fire engines were just pulling up, sirens blaring.
   Music blared from the flat behind me.
   I blared my horn.
V-ERG

    + blare
Also a noun.
   ...the blare of a radio through a thin wall.
N-SING: N of n

    + blare out; blares out; blaring out; blared out
Blare out means the same as blare.
   Music blares out from every cafe.
   ...giant loudspeakers which blare out patriotic music and the speeches of their leader.
PHR-V-ERG

(c) HarperCollins Publishers.



Monday, April 21, 2014

Frédéric Gros: why going for a walk is the best way to free your mind | Books | The Observer

Frédéric Gros: why going for a walk is the best way to free your mind | Books | The Observer:

frederic gros

Watch out= cuidado, ten cuidado. Learning English with Ed Stein

Freshly Squeezed

watch out        
    watch out   watches out; watching out; watched out
If you tell someone to watch out, you are warning them to be careful, because something unpleasant might happen to them or they might get into difficulties.
   You have to watch out because there are land mines all over the place.
   The casinos in Las Vegas had better watch out since I'm obviously on a lucky streak!
PHR-V
= look out
(c) HarperCollins Publishers.