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currencies
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Origins of currencies: from jagged edges to flowers

 

A fistful of dollars The dollar is one of the most common currencies in the world used by the US, Australia, Canada, Fiji,…

Genders in Spanish

Visit our writing help page to learn how to use the right gender with Spanish nouns, and find out about common exceptions.

Varieties of present-day Spanish

It is estimated that around 360 million people speak Spanish as their mother tongue - explore the rich diversity of European Spanish and Latin American dialects.

Useful phrases in Spanish

It is considered good style in Spanish not to repeat words and expressions when an alternative can be used. Here are some useful expressions...

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