How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
Spain informal Indica gran cantidad o intensidad del nombre, adjetivo o adverbio al que precede.
se lo he dicho la mar de veces, pero nada, ni caso; nos quedó la mar de bien; la mar de desagradable; resultó ser un tío la mar de moderno; bueno, me voy que llevo la mar de prisa
A lot of people get compliment and complement confused: they’re pronounced in the same way and have very similar spellings but they have completely different meanings.
The question of whether the word internet should be capitalized is so passionately debated and rife with controversy that it has its own Wikipedia article.
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