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Use of much, many and very in Greek Posted by on Nov 27, 2017

The word πολύς, πολλή, πολύ is an adjective.It has three genders, plural, singular and cases. It can be translated as much, many or a lot of.     Επίθετο (adjective) Έχω πολλά χρήματα. I have much money. Θέλω πολλή μπίρα.  I want much beer. Πίνουν πολύ κρασί. They drink much wine. Ήπιαν πολλούς καφέδες. They…

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Greek quiz: verbs to speak and to say Posted by on Nov 15, 2017

Γεια σας! English-speaking students make use sometimes the verbs μιλάω (to speak) and λέω (to say, to tell) in a wrong way. If you are not sure that you use these verbs right, do the following quiz. There is only one right answer and the correct sentence is translated in English. The quiz is suitable…

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How to express assumptions in Greek Posted by on Nov 8, 2017

Γεια σας! In this post there are verbs and phrases we use in order to make assumptions. I got the idea from my student Gus. K.,  after we saw the verb “υποθέτω» (to assume) in a crossword puzzle.  Below, there are the most common phrases with examples of their use.  If you have any…

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