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championship

el campeonato

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bike racing

el ciclismo

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competition

la competencia

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to compete

competir

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to be tired

estar empatado

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to play on a team

jugar en equipo

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to score a goal

meter un gol

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prize

el premio

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World Cup

la Copa Mundial

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Olympics

los Juegos Olímpicos

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Panamerican Games

los Juegos Panamericanos

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Tour de France

la Vuelta a Francia

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track

la pista

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net

la red

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uniform

el uniforme

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Oh, please!

¡Ay, por favor!

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Bravo!

¡Bravo!

18

Come on!

Dale!

19

Ugh!

Uy!

20

active

activo

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sportsman

el deportista

22

slow

lento

23

muscular

musculoso

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fast

rápido

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It's good

Es bueno

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It's important

Es importante

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It's necessary

Es necesario

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To exercise

ejercicio

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To stay in shape

Mantenerse en forma

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healthy

saludable

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To follow a balanced diet

Seguir una dieta balanceada

32

What continent is Argentina in?

sudamérica

33

What countries border Argentina?

Brasil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Chile

34

What is Capital de Argentina?

Buenos Aires

35

Language and Money for Argentina?

-espanol
-el peso argentino

36

What is the flag colors of Argentina?

-azul claro y blanco
-un sol amarillo

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What is the old colorful neighborhood?

La Boca

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What is the region southern-third of Argentina?

La Patagonia

39

Main type of Argentinian dance?

el tango

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What word to Argentinians use instead of tu?

vos

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What is the verb preterite conjugation for -ar regular verbs?

é amos
aste asteis
ó aron

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What is the verb preterite conjugation for -er and -ir regular verbs?

-í imos
iste isteis
ió ieron

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What is the verb preterite conjugation for ir/ser?

fui
fuiste
fue
fuimos
fuisteis
fueron

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What is the verb preterite conjugation of dar/ver?

di
diste
dio
dimos
disteis
dieron

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What is the verb preterite conjugation of hacer?

hace
histe
hizo
hicimos
hicisteis
hicieron

46

What are adverb forms and where do they go?

lento-lentamente; after the verb

47

What are the yo form rules for CAR, GAR, ZAR verbs?

buscar-busqué
jugar-jugué
almorzar-almorcé

48

What are alfajores con dulce de leche?

Two sweet, soft, and crumbly sandwich cookie biscuits joined together by dulce de leche. They can be coated with chocolate or sugar. Dulce de leche is made when you heat milk to change its flavor and color. It is burnt milk that is used as a candy-like substance inside the two alfajores. This is eaten in many Spanish countries, and can be eaten with coffee.

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What are los matambres?

A thin-cut steak taken from between the skin and ribs of a cow. It is similar to American flank steak. In Argentina it is served as a steak mixed with other ingredients such as hard boiled eggs, pepper, or vegetables. These are wrapped up and boiled into milk and baked. Then, it is sliced into thin cuts. Some can even put these on pizzas.

50

What is el asado?

Has two meanings:
-Most popular type of social gathering in Argentina-a celebration of sacred meat and flame, an open fire/barbecue.
-Can also be a kind of barbecued meat, called "la carne asada"

51

What is la Copa Mundial?

The World Cup-takes place every 4 years since 1930. The exception was in 1930 and 1942 because of WWII. It is an international soccer competition of FIFA. The men's tournament has 32 teams and teams qualify for 3 years. 2010 Spain won in South Africa, 2014 Germany won in Brazil, 2018 will be in Russia.

52

What is los Juegos Panamericanos?

They are the Panamerican games. Held in July the year before every summer Olympics, these were held in Toronto in 2015. First held in Buenos Aires in 1952. All 42 nations from North and South America participate in the games. You must speak English or Spanish to participate. It was in Peru in 2011.

53

What is la Vuelta a Francia?

World's largest annual sporting event, 21 days of 3-day bike riding stages, 3500 km, it starts usually in France and goes around the whole country, but this year will start in Normandy at Mount-St. Michel and will end in Andorra.

54

What are los porteños?

Refers to people living in a port city. They call people from Buenos Aires this since the end of the 19th century. Many people from Spain settled here which is why many people speak Spanish.

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What is the Patagonia?

The southern 3rd of Argentina, untamed forests, glaciers, lakes, diverse region, many tourists come who like extreme sports, very remote

56

What is la Tierra del Fuego?

The land of fire-province is called "End of the World.", capital is Ushuaia, shared with Chile

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What is Ushuaia?

Capital of La Tierra del Fuego, most southern city in the world.

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What is el mate?

A bitter tea often drinken with a bombilla-a silver or steel hollow drinking straw with a filter, so you do not drink the actual tea leaves.