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Rushed off my feet: words connected with hard work – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Sep 06, 2017)

Rushed off my feet: words connected with hard work – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Sep 06, 2017) Last month I wrote about laziness and doing nothing, but this month, when most people are back at work and school begins … Continue reading

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What’s cooking? (Cutting and mixing food) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 30, 2017)

What’s cooking? (Cutting and mixing food) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 30, 2017) A few weeks ago we looked at cooking words – specifically the range of verbs that describe cooking with the use of an oven. Today … Continue reading

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Make a splash! (Everyday idioms in newspapers) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 16, 2017)

Make a splash! (Everyday idioms in newspapers) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 16, 2017) Every few months on this blog, we read a selection of national newspapers published on the same day and pick out the idioms that … Continue reading

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I’ll believe it when I see it: talking about certainty, probability and possibility – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 09, 2017)

I’ll believe it when I see it: talking about certainty, probability and possibility – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 09, 2017) Benjamin Franklin famously wrote that ‘nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes’. We all … Continue reading

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Let’s bake a cake. (Cooking words) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 02, 2017)

Let’s bake a cake. (Cooking words) – Cambridge Dictionary About words blog (Aug 02, 2017) One thing we haven’t dealt with yet on this blog is cooking vocabulary. We’re now making up for it with two posts devoted to common … Continue reading

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