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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY : SHAKE UP

To skake up:


 Meaning: re-organize. The noun shakeup is formed from this verb.

 

USE: completion+metaphorical


The Guardian

BBC’s TV production SHAKEUP could extend to news, radio and online

‘Compete or Compare’ strategy could open more areas to indies, except for core PSB activities such as global newsgathering

Tony Hall’s BBC ‘compete or compare’ speech – full text
Tony Hall
Tony Hall said he planned to open up more areas of the BBC to competition. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The BBC could open up other areas beyond TV production to greater competition – including news, radio and online – under Tony Hall’s radical “Compete or Compare” plan to deregulate the corporation’s operations.

Hall, the BBC director general, said on Thursday morning that the plan, which will see in-house TV production spun off as a standalone subsidiary and allowed to make shows for rivals for the first time, marked a stripping-away of regulation that would enable an era of unprecedented competition.

“We are going to go further than we have ever done before in opening the BBC to more competition,” he said, in a speech at The Future of the Licence Fee event at London’s City University. “I want a less regulated system that ensures that both our own BBC producers and those of the independent sector have creative freedom. I want a level playing-field between BBC producers and independent ones.”

Hall said that the new Compete or Compare strategy could be extended to radio, news and current affairs programming and its digital and technology operations.

“Can we extend competitive access for independent producers in radio, if that will mean broader choice and better ideas?,” he said. “Is there more we can do in news and current affairs, where independent producers and film-makers already make a vital contribution?”

He added: “What can we do in online production? In the sharing of technology, so that we are building open platforms others can use and build on?”

However, Hall said certain core public service broadcasting areas would remain exempt from Compete or Compare, citing global newsgathering, where the risks of outsourcing to a rival was just too great.

“It has its own ethos, and the hard discipline of BBC training and neutrality,” he said. “It would be hard to contract that out without losing control of our voice. We can’t have competition everywhere. I am not ideological about competition. There are some BBC activities where competition would not add value.”

In core PSB operations that remain protected Hall said that the BBC would use private sector competition as a benchmark to be more efficient.

Hall said that making the corporation more financially efficient would not lead to a “low rent BBC”.

“My aim in all this work is a world-class BBC,” he said. “Not a low rent BBC. Value for money is what matters – not to be the cheapest, but the most efficient for the quality we are trying to achieve.”

He said that the drive for a leaner, more cost-conscious corporation would not stop it paying top dollar for talent, or paying for people to “stay in hotels”.

“We are going to carry on hiring the best talent and paying them what they are worth,” he said. “We are going to carry on sending our correspondents abroad, we are going to carry on flying crews to make natural history programmes on the other side of the world, we are going to carry on making history programmes about other places, we are going to carry on covering stories from all over the UK. And yes, the people who make them will have to stay in hotels.”

Hall also gave a hint of how he sees his Compete or Compare strategy influencing the wider debate about the future of the BBC.

“We will need every saving we can from these initiatives so that we don’t have to close any more services,” he said. “But more than that, I will not make a case about the future level of the licence fee until I am confident.”

“Firstly, that we have done everything to make the BBC as efficient as possible. Secondly, that we have a plan for how we will drive continuous efficiency throughout the organisation through the next charter.”

The body representing the UK’s independent radio production companies said it “emphatically” approved of opening up BBC radio.

“Regardless of the state of the overall radio market, as far as the BBC is concerned more creative competition from both external suppliers, as well as a healthy in-house production base, will be a creatively powerful, and cost-effective approach to bringing the widest possible range of stories, ideas, perspectives and talent to the licence fee payer,” said Phil Critchlow, the chairman of the Radio Independents Group.

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY: STEP DOWN

To step down:

meaning: to dismiss USE:completion+metaphorical

Butler-Sloss: 

Downing Street adds its backing as the retired judge appointed to chair a child abuse review rejects calls to “TO STEP DOWN over her family connection with a previous probe.

Butler-Sloss: I won’t quit as head of abuse inquiry

Nigel Havers, Baroness Butler-Sloss’s nephew: “She’s completely independent of politics”

The retired judge appointed to chair a child abuse review has insisted she will not quit – as the PM claimed she was the right person for the job.

Elizabeth Butler-Sloss was chosen by the home secretary to head the inquiry into allegations of historical abuse.

But Labour’s Simon Danczuk said her position was tainted because her late brother, Sir Michael Havers, was Attorney General in the 1980s.

Downing Street said the peer “commands widespread respect and confidence”.

Baroness Butler-Sloss was announced on Tuesday as head of a wide-ranging probe into how allegations of abuse by politicians and other powerful figures in public institutions such as the NHS, the church and the BBC in the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s were handled.

MPs and victims claim she is too close to the establishment, particularly as Sir Michael was Attorney General at the time of the alleged paedophile scandal.

Sir Michael HaversSir Michael Havers, pictured here in 1965

But Alison Millar, the lawyer who represents alleged victims of child abuse, said she doubted her clients would think Lady Butler-Sloss was the right person for the job, especially given the connection with her brother.

Sir Michael faced criticism after he sought to stop Tory MP Geoffrey Dickens from naming in Parliament a top diplomat – Sir Peter Hayman – as a paedophile in the early 1980s.

But Lady Butler-Sloss said she was unaware of her brother having any role, as attorney general, in the paedophile controversy in the 1980s.

“I know absolutely nothing about it,” she told the BBC. “If people think I am not suitable then that’s up to them.”

One man has told the BBC how he was passed “from abuser to abuser”

Asked if she would consider her position or make further comment if calls continued for her to stand down, she added: “I am certainly not going to be talking to the BBC or anyone else about this any further.”

Her nephew, the actor Nigel Havers, told BBC Radio 4’s The World at One, that he knew his aunt well and he was sure that if she felt there was any chance of bias, she would not have taken on the job.

The former Chariots of Fire and Coronation Street actor, added that she had “had no political ties” to his father and knew nothing about the alleged events in the 1980s in Parliament.

Alison Millar, head of the abuse law team at Leigh Day Solicitors: ”The inquiry has to have the confidence of survivors”

A Number 10 spokesman rebuffed suggestions the peer would be unable to investigate all areas of the abuse inquiry because of her brother’s involvement in the controversy as Attorney General in the early 1980s.

The spokesman declined to say whether the PM was aware of her brother’s position prior to her appointment, adding: “His view is she commands widespread respect and confidence.”

The suitability of Lady Butler-Sloss did not come up at Prime Minister’s Questions, although the remit of her planned inquiry did.

In response to a question from Labour leader Ed Miliband at Prime Minister’s Questions, David Cameron said it “may well be time” to back calls by the NSPCC’s Peter Wanless – in charge of a separate review into how the Home Office responded to child sex abuse allegations in the 1980s – to make covering up abuse a criminal offence.

Earlier Mr Danczuk, who has investigated child sex abuse allegations against former Liberal MP Cyril Smith, said the revelations of a family connection with Sir Michael meant Lady Butler-Sloss’ position was compromised.

‘Cover-up’ offence?

“I think the government should think again in terms of who they have appointed for this position,” he said.

“I think she should consider her position. I find it quite surprising that neither she nor the government realised her relationship with her brother was connected to Geoffrey Dickens.

“It beggars belief that that wasn’t considered in the first place.”

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Key questions answered
Westminster

Why has this come up now?

Labour MP Simon Danczuk last week called on Leon Brittan to say what the then home secretary did with documents he was passed in the 1980s containing allegations about powerful figures and paedophilia.

What happened to the files?

Lord Brittan passed them to Home Office officials. A 2013 review found 114 documents were unaccounted for. The review found the minister had acted appropriately.

What did the papers allege?

The allegations, compiled by Tory MP Geoffrey Dickens, were set to “blow the lids off” the lives of powerful child abusers, the MP’s son has said. The late Mr Dickens said he planned to expose eight such figures.

Read more: 1980s child abuse claims explained

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Conservative MP Sarah Wollaston, chairman of the Commons health select committee, has also cast doubt on whether Lady Butler-Sloss can continue. She wrote on Twitter: “Not doubting her integrity but hard to see why Baroness Butler-Sloss would want to accept a role so many regard as conflicted at the outset.”

Keith Vaz, Labour chairman of the Home Affairs Select Committee said he was surprised at the selection, pointing out that while Lady Butler-Sloss was “distinguished” she was also a member of the House of Lords.

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett said the peer was “categorically not the right person to lead child abuse inquiry,” because of the involvement of her brother, adding: “No one should be expected to investigate a close member of their own family as part of an official enquiry. “

And Ms Millar, head of the abuse law team at Leigh Day Solicitors, urged the peer to step down.

“There needs to be not a shred of doubt that this inquiry is not an establishment cover up – and the concern really is that she is just too close to the establishment, particularly with this connection to Sir Michael Havers,” she told the BBC.

Ms Millar represents some of the alleged victims of the Elm Guest House in London – the location where a number of sex abuse cases were alleged to have taken place.

‘Gagging clause’

But former Tory children’s minister Tim Loughton stressed the inquiry was “not a one woman show” and Lady Butler-Sloss would have a panel of independently-minded people working with her.

“Frankly, I despair,” he told the BBC. “We’re getting to the stage where even if the Queen were asked to chair this inquiry, there would be those saying there’s a conflict of interest. If I’d been the home secretary, I would’ve appointed Elizabeth Butler-Sloss as well.

“We need somebody who has huge integrity, who has respect, who has great independence and has the expertise and knowledge to focus this inquiry… there are few people able to do it and Elizabeth Butler-Sloss is the obvious choice.”

Labour MP John Mann said “multiple copies” of Geoffrey Dickens’ abuse dossier, which he passed to then Home Secretary Leon Brittan in the 1980s, had been circulated.

He claimed the only reason why people were not coming forward to say anything about them was because they were bound by the Official Secrets’ Act.

“They need the gagging clause removed… they fear being prosecuted,” he told the BBC.

Lady Butler-Sloss was coroner for the inquests into the deaths of Diana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi Al Fayed until she stepped down in 2007.

Dodi Al Fayed and Diana, Princess of WalesDiana, Princess of Wales, and Dodi Al Fayed, pictured shortly before their deaths in 1997

She is also a former president of the Family Division of the High Court and was chair of the Cleveland Child Abuse Inquiry,

Despite her experience, BBC News Channel chief political correspondent Norman Smith said MPs had also raised question marks over her age – she will be 81 next month.

A Home Office spokesman, however, defended the appointment of Lady Butler-Sloss despite her family link to the controversy.

“Baroness Butler-Sloss has had a long and distinguished career at the highest levels of this country’s legal system,” he said. “Her work leading the Cleveland child abuse inquiry and as president of the High Court Family Division make her the perfect person to lead this important piece of work.

“As the Permanent Secretary told the Home Affairs Select Committee yesterday, the integrity of Baroness Butler-Sloss is beyond reproach and we stand by her appointment unreservedly.”

A source added: “She is a person of impeccable credentials and experience. Her record stands for itself regardless of her brother.”Downing Street adds its backing as the retired judge appointed to chair a child abuse review rejects calls to “step down” over her family connection with a previous probe.

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PHRASAL VERBS WITH THE PARTICLE “OVER”

Today we are going to study “THE PARTICLE OVER”  in three verbs from the Top

100 List.

There verbs are: fall over, get over, turn over 

USE :                                               Example                                                                   
1. Direction above a place         the aeroplanes flew over                                      
2. Direction from A to B              she took the boxes over                                       
3. Completion (thoroughness   he read the book over carefully  

To fall over:

Meaning: if a computer program falls over it stops working
Example:  encyclopedia entry for this meaning fell over
USE: completion (thoroughness)

To get over: 

Meaning: to find a  way to solve or deal with a difficult problem.
Example: there are many obstacled to get over before the new restaurant can open
USE: direction from A to B + metaphorical, completion

To turn over: 

Meaning: to turn something over such as a page in a book or a sheet of paper so that the other side is towards you 
Example: you may turn over your exams papers now
USE: direction from A to B 

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY: HAND “BACK”

To hand back:

meaning: to give something back to someone

USE: return (usually to point of origen)

 

BBCnews.co.uk

US returns stolen Matisse painting to Venezuela

Matisse's Odalisque in Red PantsVenezuela had bought the painting from a New York gallery

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A painting by the French artist Henri Matisse, stolen more than a decade ago, has been handed back to the Venezuelan authorities by US officials.

The painting, Odalisque in Red Pants, was recovered in Miami Beach in an undercover operation two years ago.

An American and a Mexican citizen were both arrested and convicted of theft.

The painting, which used to be on display in a museum in Caracas, was replaced by a fake but the switch took years to discover.

It was exchanged for a bad copy sometime between 1999 and 2002 but it was not until 2003 that officials at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Caracas realised what had happened.

The original was found by US undercover agents in a hotel room in Miami.

“The work is in extraordinary condition, with only slight imperfections on the edges, but it is fine,” said Joel Espinoza, an official with Venezuela’s attorney general’s office.

The painting was flown back and arrived in Venezuela on Monday where it will go on public display in two weeks time.

Painted in 1925, Odalisque in Red Pants has been valued at more than $3m.

It was bought by the Venezuelan government from a gallery in New York in 1981.

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TRI-TRADUCTOR: MOT DEL DIA: “ACOCHAR-SE”

La correspondència del mot: “ACOCHAR-SE  amb l’Anglès i el Català estàndard

és la següent:

Delta de L’Ebre: ACOCHAR-SE ; English: BEND DOWN; Català: AJUPIR-SE

Acochar-se:  (ajupir.se)
 
 Abaixar o inclinar el cap o una altra part del cos

Bend Down:
   To incline or lean from a vertical position
   
 

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PHRASAL VERBS IN VIRGINIA WOOLF’S FICTION: THE WAVES: Page 9

THE WAVES: Page 9

There are two phrasal verbs on this page:

To trail away:

meaning: if someone’s voice or words trail away they gradually become silent
Text: “Now you trail away” said Susan
USE: movement from a given place, removal(towards absence).

to tip up:

meaning: to turn up a container upside down so that the thing inside it come out.
Text: “.., when I tip the basin up”
USE: upward


wall! We are in a hostile country. We must escape to the beech wood. We must hide under the trees. I turned a twig as we  came. There is a secret path. Bend as low as you can. Follow without looking back. They will think we are foxes. Run!
   “Now we are safe. Now we can stand upright again. Now we can stretch our arms in this high canopy, in this vast wood. I hear nothing. That is only the murmur of the waves in the air. That is wood-pigeon breaking  cover in the top of the beech trees. The pigeon beats the air; the pigeon beats the air with wooden wings.”
   “Now you TRAIL AWAY said Susan, “making phrases. Now you mount like an air-ball’s string, higher and higher through the layers of the leaves, out of reach. Now you lag. Now you tug at my skirts, looking back, making phrases. You have escaped me. Here is the garden. Here is the hedge. Here is Rhoda on the path rocking petals to and fro in her brown basin.”
   “All my ships are white! said Rhoda. “I do not want red petals of hollyhocks or geranium. I want white petals that float when I TIP THE BASIN UP. I have a fleet now swimming from shore to shore. I will drop a twig in as a raft for a drowning sailor. I will drop a stone in and see bubbles rise from the depths of the sea. Neville has gone and Susan has gone ; Jinny is in the kitchen garden picking currants with Louis perhaps. I have a short time alone, while Miss Hudson spreads our copybooks on the schoolroom table. I have a short space of freedom. I hace picked all the fallen petals and made them swim. I have put raindrops in some. I will plant a lighthouse here, a head of Sweet Alice. And I will now rock the brown basin from side to side so that my ships may ride the  waves.. Some will founder. Some will dash themselves against the cliffs. One sails alone. That is my ship. It sails into icy caverns where the sea-bear barks ans stalactites swing gree chains. The waves rise: their crests curl; look at the lights on the mastheads. They have scattered, they have foundered, all except my ship, which mounts the wave and sweeps before the gale and reaches the islands where the parrots chatter and the creepers …”
   “Where is Bernard?” said Neville. “He has my knife. We were in the tool-shed making boats, and Susan came past the door. And Bernard dropped his boat and went after her taking my knife, the sharp one that cuts the keel. He is like a dangling wire, a broken bell-pull, always twangling. He is like the seaweed hung outside the window, damp now, now dry. He leaves me in the lurch; he follows Susan; and if Susan cries he will take my knife and tell her stories. The big blade is an emperor; the broken blade a Negro. I hate damgling things; I hate dampish things. I hate wandering and mixing things together.
    
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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY: TAKE” OFF”

 To take off:
meaning : begin flight
USE: in a generally outward direction 
The noun is formed from the phrasal verb: TAKEOFF

TheWashingtonPost

Commercial drones are ready for TAKEOFF

 July 4

Gary Shapiro is chief executive of the Consumer Electronics Association.

Lightweight commercial drone aircraft are poised to transform industries from online retail to film and photography to farming and even Internetsignal delivery. But delays in federal rule-making mean that U.S. businesses are stuck in limbo, unable to move forward with this exciting technology. While the rest of the world is putting these robots-on-wings to work in life-altering ways, U.S. policymakers continue to stifle innovation and economic growth by equivocating on the merits of drones.

In 2007, the Federal Aviation Administration banned commercial drone use under the same rules that govern the use of model aircraft. Recently, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), who chairs the intelligence committee,called for hefty regulation of drones. While the FAA has approved drones for use by hobbyists, as well as for one company to use them in remote parts of Alaska, it’s now time for the agency to consider whether more businesses should be allowed to fly them, given concerns about privacy and safety. Such issues have a real place in this debate, but continuing to keep commercial drones grounded is not the right answer.

The issue of safety is of course of paramount concern, but other nations have been able to responsibly address the risks without shutting down all progress. The FAA has already investigated ways to integrate drones into U.S. airspace. It released a report on guidelines for small commercial drones — of less than 55 pounds — in 2009, but those guidelines were never transformed into final rules. The agency is now working toward anAugust statutory deadline — a deadline it isn’t likely to meet.

As the FAA continues to hold commercial drones in abeyance, it may not have much of a legal leg to stand on. For one thing, the rules are inconsistent. The agency goes only after operators who make money from drone use, which is why individual hobbyists can fly them without repercussions.


Parrot product manager Francois Callou holds a Parrot Bebop drone during a Parrot event in San Francisco, Thursday, May 8, 2014. The Parrot Bebop drone, which has a 14-megapixel fish-eye camera lens and battery life of about 12 minutes flying time, is scheduled to be released later this year. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Then there are questions about whether the 2007 ban is enforceable. In March, a federal judge threw out a $10,000 fine the FAA imposed on a Swiss drone operator who used a drone to shoot a promotional video at the University of Virginia in 2011, on the grounds that the FAA failed to follow proper rule-making procedures. The agency has appealed the ruling to the National Transportation Safety Board.

Sadly, there are plenty of examples of the FAA squelching drone use rather than developing a needed policy framework. The Washington Nationals are facing potential fines for using a drone to take promotional pictures during spring training. And a Minnesota brewing company was recently forced tostop drone deliveries to ice fishers.

Meanwhile, much of the rest of the world is adopting drones. Sales of drones — both military and commercial — are expected to reach $89 billionglobally over the next decade, according to the aerospace-
research company Teal Group. The industry is developing rapidly, andother countries are reaping the benefits. In Japan, drones have been used to spray crops for two decades. In Britain, drones are used to check the undersides of oil platforms, and real estate agents use them for promotional pictures. Germany, Australia and the United Arab Emirates are developing uses for the technology, from recording sporting events to delivering goods and documents.

With its history of aggressive innovation, the United States should be a leader, not a laggard, in adopting new technology. This should be especially true with drones, which have so much potential in such diverse fields as moviemaking, newsgathering, agriculture, defense and public safety. Just consider how great U.S. companies such as FedEx, UPS, Dominos andAmazon have changed how we get products. If drones are to be a part of breakthroughs in distribution, shouldn’t we want that innovation to occur here? We need the spin-off jobs, industries and benefits that drones will provide.

We cannot wait years for Congress and the FAA to approve regulations governing drones in our airspace. If we do, other nations will leapfrog us as innovators. Prolonged delay in the face of rapid technological change also means that rules risk being outmoded the day they’re issued. What is needed as soon as possible is a clear and straightforward policy framework that fosters innovation in this emerging industry.

In November, the FAA issued a road map laying the groundwork for integrating drones into commercial aviation. This is an encouraging sign, but it is not enough. Drones will transform the way we live. They can boost the economy and create thousands of jobs. All it will take is for the government to get out of the way and allow innovators to do what they do best.

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TRITRADUCTOR : DELTA DE L’EBRE – ANGLÈS – CATALÀ

Partint del “TRADUCTOR DELTA DE L’EBRE – CATALÀ”, el “TRITRADUCTOR” vol ser una eina senzilla i pràctica que ens faci propers alguns dels mots de Les Terres de l’Ebre (Unes Terres què són el Centre dels Països Catalans, el Centre de la Nació Catalana). Unes Terres que estimem i admirem profundament.
Tal com indica el títol del post,  hi afegim també la paraula corresponent en Anglès per fer extensiu aquest apropament als residents i visitants d’ altres terres amb la intenció d’ajudar a la divulgació i coneixença de la parla genuïna d’aquestes contrades.

Les entrades es faran per ordre alfabètic i inclouran la definició del mot en Anglès i Català 

Delta de l’Ebre: Abadejo; Anglès: Cod; Català: Bacallà

Abadejo/Bacallà:
Peix teleosti de 60 a 90 centímetres  (Gadus morrhua), que es pesca en gran quantitat a les costes de Nova Terra, Nova Anglaterra i Noruega i, salat i pemsat és objecte d’un gran comerç.

Cod: 
It is both the singular and the plural form. Cod is a kind of fish.
“Their diet centres upon Cod and fried chicken.”

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PHRASAL VERB OF THE DAY: TO FILE FOR

To file for:

meaning : file for something is to officially ask a court for something, for example ask them to give you a divorce or state officially that that you are bankrupt.

USE:  For  is a preposition that doesn’t indicate movement, so there is no direction and it is a little bit unclear to approach it.

A likely use could as follows:

To file means to keep documents, etc in a box/container. As a noun, it means a set of papers/documents about a concrete topic.  If we put together this + the definition of For  use for stating the purpose  of an object or action

Gowex, the Spanish wi-fi firm, admits to false accounts for four years

Gowex free wifi poster

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The Spanish wi-fi firm, Gowex, is   FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY after its boss admitted that the firm’s accounts for the last four years were false.

Founder and chief executive Jenaro Garcia Martin resigned after making the admission to his board.

In a statement Gowex said that Mr Martin had told the board the accounts “do not show a full and fair view of the company’s situation”.

On Thursday shares were suspended as a broker questioned the firm’s revenues.

The US firm Gotham City Research had described Gowex as a “charade” and said that its revenues were “at most” 10% of those reported.

“We have evidence Gowex’s largest customer was really itself,” the report said.

‘Heartily sorry’

That sparked a freefall in the company’s shares, wiping 60% from the company’s value in two days, before they were suspended on Thursday.

Initially the company had described the report as “incorrect” and “defamatory”.

After the confession and resignation from Mr Martin, the board said:

“Confronted by the expectation that the company would not be able to cope with its maturing current debt payments, [the board] agreed to file a voluntary request for bankruptcy.”

Mr Martin also took to the social media site Twitter to apologise. His tweet said “I apologise to all. I am heartily sorry.”

In a later posting he said “I made the deposition and confession. I want to collaborate with the justice. I face the consequences.”

The Madrid-based company supplies free wi-fi services in major cities across the world – including Madrid, London, Shanghai and Buenos Aires.

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TRITRANSLATOR ENGLISH – DELTA DE L’EBRE – CATALAN

Based on “TRADUCTOR DELTA DE L’EBRE – CATALA”, this “TRITRANSLATOR” aims to providing  a vocabulary tool for those foreign visitors or residents to the Ebre’s Lands, (Centre of The Catalan Countries, Centre of The Catalan Nation)

This post will show a word in its three corresponding form, including its meaning in both English and Catalan.
 
English:Cod; Delta de l’Ebre : Abadejo; Català: Bacallà

DEFINITION:

ABADEJO – BACALLÀ.– Peix teleosti de 60 a 90 centímetres de llarg (Gadus morrhua), que es pesca en gran quantitat a les costes de Terra Nova, Nova Anglaterra i Noruega i, salat i premsat, és objeste d´un gran comerç.

COD.-  It is both the singular and the plural form. Cod is a kind of fish. ” Their diet centres upon cod and fried chicken.”

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PHRASALS VERBS WITH THE PARTICLE “ROUND”

Today in this post, we are going to study the particles “ABOUT”, “AROUND” AND “ROUND”.
Generally
, these particles are used in thew same way. They suggest aimless movement in an area

Phrasal verb from Top 100 List: TO COME ROUND

Meaning: to move to the place where you are
 
Example: They are coming round here in five minutes 

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