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Forum: Vocabulary December 08, 2019, 08:10 PM
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Posted By poli
For English spoken in the US, they are...

For English spoken in the US, they are interchangeable, but I believe "different from what" sounds like better English.
Forum: Vocabulary July 29, 2019, 04:28 PM
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Posted By poli
So, can tronco and patadura be used...

So, can tronco and patadura be used interchangeably sometimes?
Don't expect me to dance the tango. I'm such a klutz.
No esperes que baile el tango. Soy un tronco/patadura.
Forum: Vocabulary July 02, 2019, 09:48 PM
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Posted By poli
Klutz does not imply stupidity. It implies...

Klutz does not imply stupidity. It implies awkwardness. If you drop something, you may say in a self-deprecating manner, I'm such a klutz.
Forum: Vocabulary July 01, 2019, 02:55 PM
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Posted By poli
:idea:Are you familiar with the term clumsy? A...

:idea:Are you familiar with the term clumsy? A clumsy dancer will step on toes. A clumsy soccer player will make unplanned things happen.

Also a good word is klutz. Klutz is probably the word you...
Forum: Vocabulary July 01, 2019, 01:28 PM
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Posted By poli
Two left feet is the only term I know that's...

Two left feet is the only term I know that's similar. Otherwise awkward dancer, which of course is not an idiom, can be used. I think that, unlike tangueros argentinos, us anglos dance less since...
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