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2018-04-16 

The word watchdog [наблюдатель] has another meaning:

a dog trained to guard property [сторожевая собака]. Remember, everyone is watching you.
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2018-02-13 

If you describe something as economic [экономический], then it relates to the economy.

Someone who is economical [экономичный, экономный] avoids wasting things, like money, food, etc.
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2018-01-31 

He cannot get used to waking up early [он не может привыкнуть].

So it will take him a long time to feel comfortable and get accustomed to it. [приобретать привычку к чему-либо, привыкать к]
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2018-01-29 

✔️ to be used to + noun/pronoun. I have lived in London for three years and I am used to bad weather.

[я привык к плохой погоде]
✔️ to be used to + gerund (-ing)
He has lived in London for three years and he is used to living in a big city. [он привык жить в большом городе]
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2018-01-29 

My father had no experience using chopsticks = he wasn’t accustomed to it = he wasn’t used to using them [он не привык, у него не было привычки]

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2018-01-28 

➕I used to drink coffee. ➖ I didn’t use to drink coffee. ❓ Did I use to drink coffee?

[Выражение used to обозначает действия, которые часто происходили в прошлом, но сейчас уже не происходят. Обычно конструкцию переводят как «раньше», «когда-то»]
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2018-01-28 

When I say “I used to drink coffee” I mean that I don't drink coffee anymore (because used to describes something that was true but is not true anymore).

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2018-01-19 

Look to the adjective ambiguous [двусмысленный, неоднозначный, противоречивый] when you need to describe something that's open to more than one interpretation.

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2018-01-08 

Things that are plausible [правдоподобный, вероятный] could easily happen.

A woman becoming President is very plausible. A giraffe becoming President is not.
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2018-01-08 

An exact imitation of anything — a work of art, a ten dollar bill — is a counterfeit [подделка, фальшивка], and the act of creating the fake copy is the verb to counterfeit [фальсифицировать]