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New Meetup: False Cognates

From: user 2.
Sent on: Friday, February 20, 2009 8:02 AM
Announcing a new Meetup for The Albuquerque Spanish Language Meetup Group!

What: False Cognates

When: March 6,[masked]:00 PM

Price: $0.25 per person

Where: Click the link below to find out!

Meetup Description: We all know that false cognates can cause real misunderstanding. Bring is a list of four or five to share. Please provide the Sanish word, the Correct English meaning, what it should not be confused with and the Correct Spanish word for that English meaning. Advanced speakers please try to find some unusual cognates.
One we all know and love...
Ex. emparazada, means pregnant, not to be confused with being embarrased, which is (tener) verg?enza, (dar) pena, or (sentir) avergonzado

Or Share with us an experience you had when a false cognate caused a problem with communication.

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