the sentences below have false cognates (the words in italics). rewrite them substituting the false
cognate for a word from the box.
a) attend the telephone!
b) i haven't been studying too much actually.
c) her new boyfriend is so educated!
d) i eventually play soccer. not more than twice a year.
e) i can't believe you watch this nove/ every day
i need to go to the fibrary to buy three english books.
a) Answer the telephone!
b) I haven't been studying too much lately.
c) Her new boyfriend is so polite/ nice!
d) I sometimes play soccer. Not more than twice a year.
e) I can't believe you watch this soap opera every day/ I need to go to the bookstore to buy three English books.
1. b) I haven’t found it out yet, but eventually I will
2. b) I am sorry, but I am not understanding what you are trying to say
3. c) Monica is a character created by Mauricio de Sousa. She was named after his daughter
4. b) I will call the police. The neighbour is making too much noise. I can’t support that anymore!
a. I am taller than my brother.
b. The weather is worse today than it was yesterday.
c. My English is better than it was last year.
d. My sister is more intelligent than me.
g. Which is the most popular soccer team in Brazil?
h. Russia is the biggest country in the world.
Correct answer is:
B) As per statement, all sentences below have similiar meanings...Except.
B) Support (Help): to help someone emotionally or in a practical way:
Alcoholics Anonymous is a group which supports people who are trying to stop drinking too much alcohol.
My family has always supported me in whatever I've wanted to do.
Judging by what he said, I think it's very unlikely that he'll be able to support your application.
I thought he wasn't going to support me, but I misjudged him.
Many Americans felt it was their patriotic duty to buy bonds to support the war effort.
I felt a sense of betrayal when my friends refused to support me.
The organization has peddled the myth that they are supporting the local population.
And other alternatives Bear, Put up with and also Stand is tolerate:
1) Bear to hold or support something, not someone.
2) put up with someone/something - to be willing to accept someone or something that is unpleasant or not desirable:
3) Stand: to take up or maintain a specified position or posture
He likes chocolate
I live to my grandfather
This jacket is not mine. It is yours.
These glasses don't belong us. they belong to them
Those are them skirts. Those are not yours.
Eu não tenho certeza se a alternativa E) está correta, mas o resto está :)
⇒⇒ Falso cognato
A) My sisters love watching the soap opera every day.
B) Can you please answer the phone? I am cooking,
C) I studied in a private school last year.
D) My father doesn't watch movies with subtitles. He speaks English very well.
→→ Falso cognato >>> são palavras, em inglês, que são escritas quase da mesma forma que em português, mas que têm a tradução completamente diferente.
Novel novela romance
Attend atender comparecer
Pretend pretender fingir
Particular particular especial
Legends Legendas lendas
Expert esperto especialista - perito
Actually atualmente na verdade - na realidade
Parents parentes pais >> pai e mãe
Fabric fábrica tecido
Relatives relativos parentes
College colégio faculdade
Aprenda mais em:
b- there are enough seats in the auditorium
c- there are too many reporters
d- there is (not) enough time
the sentences below have false cognates (the words in italics). rewrite them substit...