Common Errors 9

Trabajo social  

Social work

 

Una persona y dos personas  

One person and two people

 

At vs. in  

At the end of this article: time and place

In the end: finalmente(process)

 

historial  

A clean slate: a clean record

 

El inicio  

Commencement

 

Silent B  

Debt and doubt

 

De parte de alguien  

On  behalf of somebody

 

Emitir  

A program shown on TV

A program broadcast on TV

 

Historia vs. cuento  

History vs. Story

 

ocurrir/suceder  

Happen

 

The pronunciation of ui  

Have you ever spilt fruit juice on your suit?

 

Pronouncing the last e of borrowed words from  French  

Trapeze, cliché, recipe: e is pronounced

 

 

Todo el rato vs. cada vez  

All the time vs. Every time

 

You never can relax  

You can never relax under close supervision.

 

Adverb go in the middle of compound verbs

 

Becas vs. ayudas  

Grants vs. Benefits

 

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