Romance Languages Word-Association Game

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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby IpseDixit » 2016-03-29, 19:16

[flag=]it[/flag] contorno
outline

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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby linguoboy » 2016-03-29, 19:22

[flag=]ca[/flag] ploure
rain
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Antea » 2016-03-29, 19:30

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Galician (gl) branco
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Dormouse559 » 2016-04-20, 19:06

[flag=]fr[/flag] pâlir
to go pale
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Levike » 2016-04-20, 19:07

Dormouse559 wrote:to go pale

Is it valid in English to say "to pale"?
Nem egy nap alatt épült Buda vára.

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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby linguoboy » 2016-04-20, 19:18

Levike wrote:
Dormouse559 wrote:to go pale

Is it valid in English to say "to pale"?

It is, but IME it's more often used figuratively.
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Dormouse559 » 2016-04-20, 19:19

Levike wrote:Can't you simply say "to pale" in English?
Sometimes. But I think "to pale" gets most of its use in "to pale in comparison to something". Outside of that, "to pale" is kind of formal. "To go pale" is the more neutral choice for me.
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby linguoboy » 2016-04-20, 19:26

[flag=]ca[/flag] patir
to suffer
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Dormouse559 » 2016-04-20, 19:33

Ligurian (lij)
pain
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Antea » 2016-04-20, 20:47

[flag=]ca[/flag] farina

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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Dormouse559 » 2016-04-20, 21:15

Ligurian (lij) chêuxe in fórno
to bake
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Antea » 2016-04-20, 21:24

[flag=]ca[/flag] pastís

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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Levike » 2016-04-20, 21:25

[flag=]ro[/flag] dulciuri

sweets
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Dormouse559 » 2016-04-21, 2:53

[flag=]fr[/flag] médicament
medication
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Antea » 2016-04-21, 5:56

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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby linguoboy » 2016-04-21, 16:22

[flag=]ca[/flag] fetge
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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Antea » 2016-04-21, 20:20

[flag=]ca[/flag] jutge

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Re: Romance Languages Word-Association Game

Postby Levike » 2016-04-21, 20:48

[flag=]ro[/flag] proces

trial
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