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Christmas is a time to get in touch with friends and family. What better way than to spread your love than by sending a thoughtful Christmas letter? Christmas letters have been a part of American Christmas traditions for many years. Letters are carefully composed and sent to loved ones during the holiday season. But, why […]
Have a long weekend and want to spend it outside of Spain? Check out these tips to have a great weekend in Lisbon! Top three things to do in Lisbon Take the tram #28: You can catch the tram all over the city, but the best place to catch it is right before it crosses […]
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Dosis diaria de inglés
1. Words of the day
Definition: (noun) A tiredness of the eyes caused by prolonged close work by a person with an uncorrected vision problem. Synonyms: eyestrain. Usage: The jeweler developed asthenopia due to the long hours he spent fitting small clasps on thin chains.
Definition: (noun) One who has a political appointment in the government. Synonyms: placeseeker. Usage: They viewed the placeman as a colorless bureaucrat.
Definition: (noun) A reappearance of an earlier characteristic. Synonyms: throwback, reversion. Usage: Perhaps some deep-rooted atavism urges the wanderer back to lands which his ancestors left in the dim beginnings of history.
2. Story of the day
André “the Giant” René Roussimoff was born in France and rose to fame as a pro wrestler. His stature was the result of pituitary gigantism, a hormonal disease. Conflicting reports exist as to his actual height; estimates range from 6 ft 10 in (208 cm) to 7ft 5 in (226 cm). His weight, also under dispute, has been billed as lying anywhere between 380 lb (172 kg) and 540 lb (245 kg). André played Fezzik in the movie The Princess Bride and later inspired Billy Crystal to write what film?
3. Quote of the day
The burning of rebellious thoughts in the little breast, of internal hatred and opposition, could not long go on without slight whiffs of external smoke, such as mark the course of subterranean fire. (Harriet Beecher Stowe)