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05/24/2017 at 11:43. Facebook
We're rolling up our sleeves here at Cambridge Dictionary! What are we preparing for? For these and other contemporary English idioms, check out Kate Woodford's new post: [ Wp.me Link ]
Were rolling up our sleeves here at Cambridge Dictionary What are we

Playing second fiddle (Everyday idioms in newspapers)

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Cambridge Dictionary
05/22/2017 at 09:39. Facebook
If you've always assumed that breathing was something that just came naturally, think again! Check out 'breath coach' and other new words: [ Cambridge.org Link ]
If youve always assumed that breathing was something that just came naturally

New words – 22 May 2017

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We're not mincing words this week at Cambridge Dictionary! Discover words and phrases for speaking directly in Kate Woodford's latest blog: [ Cambridge.org Link ]

He doesn’t pull any punches. (The language of telling the truth)

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Leonardo Zambrano
Felicita Campuzano
At work, are you a supertasker, or even a neo-generalist? To find out about new, work-related words, take a look at this week's New Words.[ Wp.me Link ]
At work are you a supertasker or even a neogeneralist To find

New words – 15 May 2017

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'Neither of the men enjoy/enjoys tennis.' Do you ever worry which is correct? Let Liz Walter explain: [ Cambridge.org Link ]
Neither of the men enjoyenjoys tennis Do you ever worry which is

We agree but she agrees: the importance of subject-verb agreement

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Pedro Brownnil Inglesh T-raww
Bordando El Devenir
Forget glamping, we're all about 'champing'! What are we talking about? Check out this week's New Words: [ Cambridge.org Link ]
Forget glamping were all about champing What are we talking about Check

New words – 8 May 2017

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What do you do when you have a problem? Kate Woodford shares some phrasal verbs for taking action: [ Ow.ly Link ]
What do you do when you have a problem Kate Woodford shares

Deal with it! (Phrasal verbs for managing problems)

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They say that the British love to talk about the weather. Learn how to join in the conversation with this week's blog post: [ Ow.ly Link ]
They say that the British love to talk about the weather Learn

Sweltering, torrential and gusty: interesting words for talking about...

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Ruth Fernandes Braga Borges
#WOTD sculpture (noun): The museum has several life-sized sculptures of people and animals. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Today is the 3rd International Sculpture day (or IS day) - a worldwide celebration where communities are encouraged to create and champion sculptures. Is there an event happening where you live?
WOTD sculpture noun: The museum has several lifesized sculptures of people and animals
Wafaa Hamdi
Get back in tune with your body and appreciate the positives with this week's new words: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Get back in tune with your body and appreciate the positives with this week's new words:

New words – 24 April 2017

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It's all going wrong in this week's article by Kate Woodford! Here's a collection of phrasal verbs for when life presents you with problems: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Its all going wrong in this weeks article by Kate Woodford Heres

I messed up! (Phrasal verbs for problems)

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Anuj Sain
Hà Hà
Nyra P De La Rosa Lopez
#WOTD tea party (noun): We've invited the neighbours round this afternoon for a tea party. [ Ow.ly Link ]

It's National Tea Day on Friday 21 April, so we'll all be getting together across the UK to celebrate one of our nation's favourite pastimes - drinking tea! Why don't you host your own tea party that day too?
WOTD tea party noun: We've invited the neighbours round this afternoon for a tea party
Magda Mierowska
Emre Arslan
Jiří Poděbradský
You know that sense of satisfaction you get when you make something yourself? There's now a term for that: [ Ow.ly Link ]
You know that sense of satisfaction you get when you make something

New words – 17 April 2017

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Do you mix up ‘affect’ & ‘effect’? You’re not the only one! Today’s blog is about spelling words that sound similar: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Do you mix up affect effect Youre not the only one Todays

Accept or except? Affect or effect? Spelling words that sound similar.

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الٱستاذ احمد
Aleeza Khan
Rami Tedi
#WOTD liquorice (noun): The handful of liquorice was a tasty treat. [ Ow.ly Link ]

Liquorice; a plant which can be used for medicinal purposes, flavouring drinks and better yet, flavouring sweets!
Celebrated yearly since 2004, this Wednesday is ‘National Liquorice Day’. We will be contributing by posting sweet-tasting words all week!
WOTD liquorice noun: The handful of liquorice was a tasty treat
Denny De Lioncourt
江逸萍
Sajjad Khanx
What on earth is a ‘woonerf’?! Find out with this week’s new words: [ Ow.ly Link ]
What on earth is a ‘woonerf’ Find out with this week’s new words:

New words – 10 April 2017

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Ella Mojet
Sajjad Khanx
This year Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary celebrates its 100th birthday! To mark this special occasion, we created a little animation for all the dictionary fans and pronunciation lovers worldwide.

Want to improve your pronunciation? Download the app here: [ Onelink.to Link ]
Alan McLarry
Jack Hrusoff
Moh Bedia
‘Dip in’ to this week’s blog post, in which Kate Woodford shares some phrasal verbs for reading: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Dip in to this weeks blog post in which Kate Woodford shares

Phrasal verbs for reading

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Moh Bedia
Jackson Gan
Ahmad Milad Ayar
#WOTD excercise (noun): Swimming is my favourite form of excercise. [ Ow.ly Link ]

This Wednesday is ‘World Health Day, marking the anniversary of the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO). Each year is themed on a different specific health topic in order to raise awareness and reduce any stigma attached. This year’s focus is depression.
We will be posting words related to health...
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WOTD excercise noun: Swimming is my favourite form of excercise
Dom Berry
Marlene Palacios
Internet biz Guild
Discover a range of tasty treats with this week’s new words: [ Ow.ly Link ]
Discover a range of tasty treats with this week’s new words:

New words – 3 April 2017

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Ali Karaca
Emre Arslan
Moh Bedia