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Words to Know
- Pets – animals that live in your house
- Feed – to give food to
- Concrete – a building material; what sidewalks are made of
- Asphalt – the black material that roads are made of
- Stick around – stay
- Wad up – what you do to a piece of paper to turn into a ball
- Crumpled up – same as above
- To iron – to remove wrinkles out of clothes
- Eighths – to cut something into eight pieces
- Picnic – a meal outdoors
- Chestnut – a type of nut
- Strict – following the rules exactly
- Tough guy – a strong, intimidating person
- Cave – a large underground chamber
- Overwhelmed – too much to handle/withstand
- Carpet – a floor or stair covering made from thick woven fabric
- Rug – a floor covering of shaggy or woven material, generally not covering the entire floor
- Bin – trashcan
- Sweep – to clean by brushing away dirt or trash
- Broom – a long handled brush; what you use to sweep
- Playground – an outdoor area provided for kids to play, usually at a park or school
- Jungle gym – a structure of bars or other material for kids to play on
- Slippery – difficult to hold on or stand on because it’s smooth, wet, or slimy
- Falling apart – breaking into little pieces
- The Real Life English Party is on Saturday, June 8th at Devassa in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, starting at 5pm. Click here for pictures of the last party.
- The Real Life Yoga Picnic is going to be on Sunday, June 9th, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
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- What is the difference between bring and take?
- To hold back
- Quit while you’re ahead
- Cave in
- Sweep it under the carpet/rug
- Let it slide
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