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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
a. oppresive heat
No soporto este calor agobiante. Parece que me falta el aire.I can't stand this oppresive heat. I feel as if I can't breathe.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
El país es maravilloso, pero hace un calor agobiante.It's a wonderful country, but it's stiffling hot.
¿Abrimos la ventana? Aquí dentro hace un calor agobiante.Shall we open the window? It's oppressively hot in here.
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