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1. The World Economic Forum held its annual meeting in Davos, which is located in ________?


In ancient China people committed suicide by eating a pound of salt.      .. Next >>

fruticose:
adj.
1.of or relating to or resembling a shrub      .. More >>
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  • Basic English Usage
    Types of weather:



    Adjectives and verbs:



    Itís a sunny day in Tokyo today, but itís cloudy in Hong Kong.
    Itís foggy in Sydney and itís snowing / itís snowy in Moscow.
    Itís raining in Barcelona but the sun is shining in Granada.

    Itís lovely weather today, isnít it! [NOT Itís -a- lovely weather.]
    Itís a horrible day, isnít it!
    You cannot say Itís winding / clouding / fogging / sunntag.

    Other useful weather words:

    It is very hot in Mexico - it is often 45 degrees there in summer.
    It is very cold in the Arctic - it is often minus 50 degrees there.
    It is very wet in London - carry an umbrella when you go sightseeing there.
    It is very dry in the Sahara - it doesnít often rain there.
    A hurricane is a very strong wind.
    A storm is when there is a strong wind and rain together.
    A thunderstorm is when there is thunder, lightning, rain and sometimes wind together.

    Tip: If you are able to see the weather forecast in English on television, watch it as often as you can.
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