Word of the Week, In Three Different Languages

SPANISH-

bucear

to scuba dive

EXAMPLES

  1. Mi esposo y yo estábamos buceando en Maui cuando vimos una mantarraya gigante pasar justo al lado de nosotros.My husband and I were scuba diving in Maui when we saw a huge manta ray pass right beside us.
  2. Vamos a bucear con tiburones en Cancún en las próximas vacaciones.We are going to scuba dive with sharks in Cancun on our next vacation.

ENGLISH-

scuba-dive

[ˈsko͞obəˌdīv]VERBscuba-dive (verb) · scuba-dives (third person present) · scuba-dived (past tense) · scuba-dived (past participle) · scuba-diving (present participle)swim underwater using scuba-diving equipment.

“visitors can learn to scuba-dive in the Marine Reserve”

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GERMAN-

scuba diving  noun

Gerätetauchen nt

less common:Scubatauchennt · Sporttauchennt“scuba-diving” could be Present Participle

scuba-dive  verb (scuba-divedscuba-dived)

tauchen v (mit Gerät)

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Word Of The Week

eftsoons

Also found in: Wikipedia.Related to eftsoons: Descension, Wheen

eft·soons

  (ĕft-so͞onz′)adv.Archaic1. Soon afterward; presently.2. Once again.


[From Middle English eftsone, from Old English eftsōna: eft, again; see apo- in Indo-European roots + sōna, soon.]American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

eftsoons

 (ɛftˈsuːnz)adv1. soon afterwards

2. repeatedly[Old English eft sōna, literally: afterwards soon]

Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

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