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Old October 31, 2012, 09:31 PM
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JPablo JPablo is offline
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Native Language: Spanish (Castilian, peninsular)
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Who gave you "strange looks" for "rimbombante"?

It's a pretty common word in Spain... unless you pronounced in a weird way...?

The way to develop an active vocabulary is to understand the terms as you go, and actually make up sentences of your own, with the new terms (something from 10 to 20 sentences), so you get familiar enough... (You can also google the word or check it in CREA and see the examples there...)

And don't be afraid to make mistakes, it's better to make a mistake and ask people to help you fixing it up, than to refrain yourself from communicating.

My 2 euros...

Link to a search for "rimbombante" in CREA
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