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VERBS CONNECTED WITH THE MOUTH
To breathe: respirar
To yawn: bostezar
To cough: toser
To sneeze: estornudar
To sigh: suspirar
To hiccough: tener hipo
To snore: roncar
A nurse gave the old man the kiss of
life and he started breathing again.
If one person yawns everybody else
seems to start too.
It was so smoky in the room that he
couldn’t stop coughing.
She sighed with relief when she heard
his plane had landed safety.
Some people say that drinking out of
the wrong side of a cup can help to
stop you hiccoughing.
He snored all night with his mouth
VERBS CONNECTED WITH EATING AND
To burp: eruptar
To chew: masticar
To rumble: emitir un sonido sordo
To swallow: tragarse
To suck: chupar
To lick: lamer
To bite (bit, bitten): morder
He patted the baby´s back to make
burp after its feed.
My granny used to say you should
chew every mouthful ten times.
Take a drink of water to help you
swallow the pills.
You are too old to suck your thumb!
After having a meal, the cat licked
He always bites his nails when he’s
VERBS CONNECTED WITH THE EYES
To blink: parpadear, pestañear
To wink: guiñar, parpadear
To frown: fruncir el ceño
To grin: sonreir
To blush: sonrojarse, ruborizarse
She blinked several times to try and
get the dust out of her eye.
He winked at me across the room to
try and make me laugh.
Why are you frowning?
What´s the problem?
She was so delighted with the present
that she grinned from ear to ear.
He blushed with embarrassment when
she smiled to him.
VERBS CONNECTED WITH THE WHOLE
To perspire/sweat: sudar
To tremble: temblar
To shiver: tiritar
To shake, (shook, shaken): temblar,
When it´s hot you sweat/perspire.
(perspire is more formal)
My hands tremble when I’ve been
drinking too much coffee.
Look at him! He’s so cold that he is