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Hello and welcome everyone. This is Minoo at anglo-link. Today, we are going to look
at 15 words that as a Romance language
speaker, i.e. Catalan, French, Italian,

Portuguese, Romanian, or Spanish speaker, you may have been using incorrectly.
These are words that look very similar
to a word in your language but have a

different meaning in English. So, let's
now look at the 15 words I've chosen for

today's lesson.
Remember that the only way to avoid
vocabulary mistakes is by checking them

in a dictionary that doesn't just give
you the direct translation but also the

English definition and example sentences, so before we end this lesson, I'd like to
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Thank you for watching, and see you again

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Common mistakes with English vocabulary: 15 false friends

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Josh published on February 19, 2019
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