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Old July 03, 2009, 12:41 AM
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Cierto. Vidrieras de colores son muy preciosas. Pero,hay un problema con la tercera definición. La Canal de la Mancha es un ¡pedazo de mar!

Pienso que las palabras Mancha y Manche son falsos amigos entre francés y español.
I agree with you, surely they were false cognates, but I think it's quite difficult to change the name nowadays (maybe if Gibraltar comes back to Spain we'll change the name of Canal de la Mancha - it's a joke, don't get angry, please )
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Old July 03, 2009, 07:24 AM
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I agree with you, surely they were false cognates, but I think it's quite difficult to change the name nowadays (maybe if Gibraltar comes back to Spain we'll change the name of Canal de la Mancha - it's a joke, don't get angry, please )
No, I'm not worried. You can have Gibraltar. Es miramente un escollo con unos monos.
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Old July 03, 2009, 08:07 AM
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No, I'm not worried. You can have Gibraltar. Es meramente un escollo con unos monos.


I'm not interested in it, either
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I can use the word Stain in this sentence.


She has stained her reputation in the job, because she has stole stolen money.
Correction.
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Old July 03, 2009, 09:26 AM
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Originally Posted by CrOtALiTo
I can use the word Stain in this sentence.
She has stained her reputation in the job, because she has stole money.

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She has stained her reputation in the job, because she has stolen money.
Correction.

One more correction:
She has stained her reputation at work, because she has stolen money.
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My ex girlfriend had a cat named "manchas", because it had many blotches of dark patches.
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