Common Errors 6

Problem Solution
Take class Have a class

 

Stop working

 

Stop to work

The same action: I stopped smoking in 2005.

 

2 actions: I have to stop to go to the toilet.

 

Fuel (p)

 

Fuel tank

Petrol tank

 

, il (p)

 

 

Council, lentils, pencil, Denzil

despedir  

To be sacked

To be fired

To be kicked out of work

To be laid off

To be let go

To be made redundant

 

Gain + collocation

 

Experience, respect, an advantage, a position, weight, speed, muscle

Earn  

Earn money by working

Earn respect by making an effort

Ganar  

Win the lottery

Win a match

To or no To  

Let me go

Make me go

Help me go

Help me to go

Allow me to go

Want me to go

 

Commute: journey to and fro work

 

They made redundant many people

 

They made many people redundant

 

Sector automotivo:                                              Car manufacturing sector

 

focus in:                                                                They should focus on their job.

aproximadamente  

Roughly, around, about, approximately: one year ago

Two employees started to argue with each other. The argument turned into a fight, and both of them got sacked.

Discuss: good (debatir)

Argue: bad (discutir)

Your boss sacked both of them

They got sacked.

Do or Make  

Make an effort

Do the work/job

 

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