In class, we’ve focused on past tense phrases and verbs for the past few weeks so we weren’t able to choose our own (baseball-themed) words. But, here is this week’s set of words.
Yeah, I’m being a little bit glass half full, but you have to enjoy it while it lasts!
win: ganado, triunfo
to win: ganar, triunfar
to shut out: blanquear
a shut out: argollada, blanqueada, lechada
no hitter: juego sin hits
grand slam: honrÃƒÂ³n con las bases llenas
Gold Glove Award: premio Guante de Oro
World Series Champions: Campeones de la Serie Mundial
saves: juegos salvados
to rally: explotar
a rally: rali, romerÃƒÂa, ataque
perfect game: juego perfecto
magic number: nÃƒÂºmero mÃƒÂ¡gico
And speaking of Spanish and baseball, check out this interview with Nationals V.P. of Human Resources Bettina Deynes. She talks about working for the Nationals and her own experience learning a new culture and language in the United States.