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Greek Idioms: verb to see Posted by on May 31, 2019

Γεια σας! One of the most common verbs is βλέπω (to see). In this post we will see the different meanings and uses of this verb.   #1. to see Βλέπεις εκείνο το σπίτι; / Do you see that house? #2. to watch Βλέπω τηλεόραση. / I am watching television. #3. to look at Μου…

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Time to vote: election vocabulary in Greek Posted by on May 24, 2019

On the 26th of May the Greek citizens will vote for European Parliament Members and for local government officials. The voting age is 17. There are 23 political parties and coalitions participating in the European Parliament election. In this post, there is basic vocabulary related to the elections.   #1. ψηφίζω: to vote Example: Αποφασίσατε…

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News from Greece about the Parthenon Posted by on May 10, 2019

A traveler cannot leave Athens without visiting its landmark, the Parthenon. In this post there is a brief presentation of the news about the Parthenon, information on a famous mythic battle depicted on parts of the Parthenon and a list of words related to monuments.   The Greek Archaeological Council decided to restore the inner-chamber…

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