GOING TO THE BEACH (2)
16 / 05 / 2006
GOING TO THE BEACH (2): meaning and examples
Today we are continuing our topic of going to the beach
. Here is another activity that we can do if we get tired of sunbathing
Today's Expression is
: to go for a swim
: to enter the sea and swim, and it is also used if you go to a swimming pool.
I'm so hot and sandy... I think I'll go for a swim
When he needs to relax he goes for a swim
in the pool.
We do NOT generally use the English word bathe
as a translation of bañarse
, as it sounds a little exotic for an everyday swim. Bathe
is what we do in a bathtub (bañera
Is it true that Cleopatra bathed
in asses’ milk?
We use the verb to go
to talk about other beach activities, too.
-to go sailing
-to go water skiing
Tomorrow we'll look at more vocabulary concerned with sunbathing
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