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Hack – How to renew an expired passport urgently in Los Angeles

So you just booked your first international flight since the pandemic started, and then you realize your passport is expired – how can you renew …

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What does Magari Mean in Italian

What does “Magari” Mean in Italian? A wonderful Italian Idiom.

One of the beautiful things about learning a new language is when you find a special word that doesn’t exist in your native language. These …

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“Reír con risa de conejo”- Spanish Idiom Meaning in English

What is an idiomatic expression anyway? It is a phrase that, when translated directly, doesn’t make sense in another language. For example “A dime a …

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Pashto Dialect Coach Los Angeles – Avoid a “Homeland” situation

Looking for a Pashto Dialect Coach in Los Angeles? You’ve found the right place. Strømmen has worked on many film and TV shows over the …

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“Hay Cuatro Gatos”- Spanish Idiom Translation

What does “Hay Cuatro Gatos” mean in English ? This expression directly translates as “There are four cats.” This Spanish idiom is used to say …

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How to use Madres in Mexican Spanish Slang

Spanish Mexican Slang: How to use “Madre”

We are back to mentando madres here on the Strommen blog (read below to see what that means!). Madre is a word that you hear …

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Mexican Slang: What does Chingar mean

One of the most frequently used words in Mexican Slang is Chingar. Now, if you are a kid, or you are not comfortable with bad …

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Best Italian Textbooks

So you want to learn Italian? Looking for the best Italian textbook? Strømmen is here to help. Many students use free options like duolingo or …

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3 Fun Ways to say “Bye” in French

Why settle for “Goodbye” when you can casually say “later.” Instead of “see you next time” you might informally say, “see you.” Some of the …

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What does Geil mean in German? + other German Slang

Why learn German slang first? We can’t all put in the time it takes to get 100% fluent in a new language. Many of us …

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Discounted Certified Document Translation for Afghan Refugees (USCIS Certified)

Submit your documents for discounted translations for Afghan Refugees. We are no longer able to offer Free translations as funds have been exhausted.  WE KNEW …

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“Echar agua al mar” – Spanish Idiom Meaning in English

What does “Echar agua al mar” mean in English? Before explaining the meaning of this expression, it is important to have a good understanding of what …

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