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1

Al final voy a ir con la falta amarilla.

I am going to go IN my yellow skirt in the end. (WRONG: with)

2

No está sordo; está concentrado.

He's not deaf /def/; he's [concentrating | focused | focusing]

3

Esta semana les hemos ganado seis a cero.

We've BEATEN them six-nil this week. (WRONG: won)

4

¿Qué te parece si tú pagas el taxi y yo la comida?

How about you pay FOR the taxi ride and I pay FOR the lunch.

5

Sois bastantes para formar un equipo.

THERE ARE enough OF YOU to make up a team. (WRONG: You are...)

6

Aquí la gente no está de acuerdo con los cambios.

People here DON'T agree with the changes. (WRONG: doesn't)

7

¿Están esas fotos en internet?

Are those pictures ON THE [internet | Internet]?

8

Me lo pienso y te digo algo.

I'll think about it and let you know.

9

¿Qué pasa?

What ['s happening | happened]? (WRONG: happens; OK: What happens if/when...)

10

Vivo en Londres desde hace dos años.

I've been living in London for two years. (WRONG: I live...; WRONG: since)

11

Sabes lo mismo que yo.

You know the same AS I do. (WRONG: than)

12

¿Te traigo más?

Shall I bring you some more. (WRONG: Do I...)

13

Nunca escuchas lo que digo.

You never listen to what I say.

14

¡No te oigo!

I can't hear you! (WONG: I don't hear you!)

15

¿Sabes cómo se llama ella?

Do you know what her name is?

16

Es una ocasión especial.

It's A special ocassion. (WRONG: an special)

17

No estoy acostumbrado a comer a las tres.

I'm not used to having lunch at three.

18

Tengo dos millones de amigos.

I have two MILLION friends. (WRONG: millions; WRONG: of)

19

¿Puedes explicarme cómo funciona esto?

Can you explain TO me how this works? (WRONG: explain me)

20

¿Te importaría esperar un minuto?

Would you mind WAITING a minute. (WRONG: to wait)

21

¡Debes estar bromeando!

You must be joking!

22

Son ellos otra vez.

IT'S them again. (WRONG: They are...)

23

Es Bob. ¿Te puedes poner?

IT'S Bob. Can you come to the phone? (WRONG: He's)

24

Es española como yo.

She's Spanish [LIKE ME | AS I AM]. (WRONG: as me.)

25

Estaremos en la playa toda la semana.

We'll be at the beach ALL week. (WRONG: all the week)

26

La puerta de la cocina.

The kitchen door. (WRONG: kitchen's door, door of the kitchen)

27

¿De qué color es el techo del dormitorio?

What colour is the bedroom ceiling? (WRONG: bedroom's ceiling, ceiling of the bedroom)

28

La vida es corta.

Life is short. (WRONG: The life...)

29

¿Cómo está él?

How is he? (WRONG: What...?)

30

¿Cómo es él? (forma de ser)

What's he like? (WRONG: What does he look like?; How...?)

31

¿Cómo es él? (aspecto físico)

What does he look like? (WRONG: What is he like?; How...?)

32

¿Qué estás mirando?

What are you looking AT?

33

¿A quién estás escuchando?

Who are you listening TO?

34

Llevo un sombrero.

I'm wearing a hat. (WRONG: I wear a hat)

35

Se casó con Rob.

She got married TO Rob. (WRONG: with)

36

—¿A quién se parece? (forma de ser) —Se parece bastante a su madre.

—Who is he like? —He's quite like his mother.

37

—¿A quién se parece? (aspecto físico) —Se parece bastante a su madre.

—Who [is he | does he look] like? —He's quite like his mother.

38

—¿Cómo es la bicicleta? —Es muy bonita.

—What's the bicycle like? —It's very beautiful.

39

No hay ninguna ventana.

There isn't a window. (WRONG: any window)

40

(Él) Está en Canadá desde abril.

He has been in Canada since April. (WRONG: He is...)

41

En este momento estoy muy ocupado.

I'm very busy [at the moment | right now]. (WRONG: in the moment)

42

¿Quieres un vaso de vino?

Would you like a glass of wine? (WRONG: Do you like...)

43

(Él) Vino y me pidió my libro.

He came and asked for my book.

44

¿Quién está llamando a la puerta? (con los nudillos)

Who is knocking ON the door? (WRONG: knocking the; knocking AT)

45

Escuché un golpe en la puerta.

I heard a knock AT the door. (WRONG: on)

46

Me explicó el asunto.

He explained the matter TO me. (WRONG: me the matter)

47

Llegamos al pueblo por la noche.

We arrived AT the village at night. (WRONG: to the village; in the village)

48

Juan ha llegado a Londres.

Juan has arrived IN London. (WRONG: to London; at Longon

49

Ten cuidado con el jarrón. Es muy frágil.

Be careful WITH that vase. It is very fragile. (WRONG: of)

50

Ten cuidado con los animales con dientes afilados. Podrían morderte.

Be careful OF animals with sharp teeth. They may bite you. (WRONG: with)