Posts Tagged ‘Thesaurus’

Thesaurus (because)

8 December 2015

twitter:@eugenio_fouz

dr-house

because, all in all, since

due to, in behalf of, owing to

http://www.thesaurus.com/browse/because

fifteen favs* + (EXTRA)+ [BrIdGe] Dictionaries

6 July 2015

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seagull and boy

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Merriam Webster

https://tinyurl.com/y3l6y6t3

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Thesaurus 

https://tinyurl.com/y6ymhpl9

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Urban Dictionary

https://tinyurl.com/omm5ed

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Free Dictionary

https://tinyurl.com/y5y8vjlg

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Word Reference

https://tinyurl.com/y6rlflla

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Spanish D. I

https://tinyurl.com/lq5qp4p

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Linguee

https://tinyurl.com/yy4dw44b

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The free dictionary by Farlex

20 March 2010

(Photography taken from Fernando Castillo´s blog TOCINO Y VELOCIDAD)

http://blogs.laverdad.es/tocinoyvelocidad/posts

I was looking for an idiom, you know, a set phrase of those you find from time to time in language. Some of those we have in our mother language such as “por los pelos”. And I have books and dictionaries, however I could not remember the English idiom. So, I tried on the internet and the key was there in thefreedictionary.com which I had discovered as a treasure. It is much more than a dictionary, it has got lots of other points: curiosities, phonetics, short texts and games online and other languages. I believe this dictionary deserves a space in the list of favourites of any student of foreign languages. From today I have thefreedictionary.com linked in efnotebloc blogroll at the vertical column on the right.

By the way, to say “por los pelos” in English language one can say “ it was a close shave” or “ it was a near miss” and lots more.


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