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Basic English phrases translated in Greek Posted by on Jun 30, 2019

Γεια σας! When speaking or writing in a foreign language, one of the biggest challenges is to avoid the direct translation of common expressions. In this post, there is a list of common English phrases translated in Greek. Until next time. The direct translation μέχρι την επόμενη φορά makes no sense in Greek. It’s better…

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False friends in Greek and English Posted by on Jun 15, 2019

Do Greeks drink metallic water, wear costumes and ride machines? Read this post on false friends in Greek and English to find out!     #1. agony: in Greek αγωνία means suspense or anxiety. Example: Ο Γιάννης έχει αγωνία για τα αποτελέσματα των εξετάσεων. / Yannis is anxious about the results of the exams. #2…

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