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Spanish Word of the Day - shopping cart (phrase)

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carro de la compra shopping cart (phrase)

El carro de la compra está vacío
The shopping cart is empty.

carro de la compras de metal
metal shopping cart

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Spanish Word of the Day - child (noun)

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niño child (noun)

Los niños están comiendo sandía.
The children are eating watermelon.

El niño está levantando la mano.
The child is raising his hand.

Los niños están sentados en la mesa de pícnic.
The children are sitting at the picnic table.

El niño está sonriendo.
The child is smiling.

Tu niño pequeño debe de viajar en un asiento para coche.
Your small child must ride in a car seat.

Todo cambia cuando tienes un niño.
Everything changes when you have a child.

niño joven
young child

portarse como un niño
behave like a child

madre y niño
mother and child

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Spanish Word of the Day - washing machine (noun)

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lavadora washing machine (noun)

Yo uso la lavadora para mantener mi ropa limpia.
I use the washing machine to keep my clothes clean.

lavar la ropa en la lavadora
wash clothes in a washing machine

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Spanish Word of the Day - café (noun)

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café café (noun)

El martes comemos el almuerzo en un café al aire libre.
Tuesday we eat lunch at an outdoor café.

Las mujeres están hablando en el café al aire libre.
The women are talking at the outdoor cafe.

Mi esposa y yo disfrutamos el almuerzo en el café de la acera.
My wife and I enjoy lunch at the sidewalk café.

café al aire libre
outdoor cafe

café de la acera
sidewalk café

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Spanish Word of the Day - read (verb)

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leer read (verb)

La madre lee un libro a su hija.
The mother reads a book to her daughter.

La madre leyó un libro a su hija.
The mother read a book to her daughter.

La madre está leyendo un libro a su hija.
The mother is reading a book to her daughter.

La madre leyó a su hija.
The mother read to her daughter.

Apaga la television, y lee un libro.
Turn off the television, and read a book.

La madre está leyendo a su hija.
The mother is reading to her daughter.

La madre lee a su hija.
The mother reads to her daughter.

leer un libro a tu hija
read a book to one’s daughter

leer a tu hija
read to one’s daughter

leer el periódico
read the newspaper

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Spanish Word of the Day - salt (noun)

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sal salt (noun)

Pasa la sal.
Pass the salt.

La sal es un mineral dietético que es necesario en nuestras vidas.
Salt is a dietary mineral that is necessary in our lives.

Mucha sal en tú comida es malo para tu presión arterial.
Too much salt on your food is bad for your blood pressure.

Los pretzels grandes saben mejor cuando están cubiertos con sal gorda.
Large pretzels taste better when covered with course salt.

cuchara y cucharilla
tablespoon and teaspoon

sal
table salt

sal y pimienta
salt and pepper

sal de mesa
table salt

sal de mar
sea salt

pizca de sal
a dash of salt

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Spanish Word of the Day - liter (noun)

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litro liter (noun)

La botella contiene 2 litros de cola.
The bottle contains 2 liters of cola.

botella de dos litros
two-liter bottle

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Spanish Word of the Day - bridge (noun)

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puente bridge (noun)

puente sobre el agua
bridge over water

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Spanish Word of the Day - hear (verb)

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oír hear (verb)

El niño oye el sonido del océano.
The boy hears the sound of the ocean.

El niño oyó el sonido del océano.
The boy heard the sound of the ocean.

Nunca he escuchado esta canción.
I’ve never heard this song.

He oído esta canción antes.
I’ve heard this song before.

El niño puede oír a sus amigos.
The boy can hear his friend.

El jefe necesita oír los comentarios de su personal.
The boss needs to hear the comments from the staff.

oír un sonido
hear a sound

oír lo que dicen
hear what they say

oír
hear

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Spanish Word of the Day - horse (noun)

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caballo horse (noun)

El caballo galopa en el campo.
The horse is running in the field.

Los caballos son animales hermosos.
Horses are beautiful animals.

La carne de caballo es una exquisitez en muchas partes del mundo.
Horse meat is a delicacy in many parts of the world.

Mis pasatiempos son escalar y montar a caballo.
My hobbies are hiking and horse back riding.

caballo en un campo
horse in a field

carne de caballo sacrificado
butchered horse meat

montar a caballo
ride a horse

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