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a cold snap
a short period of very cold, frosty weather
- We had a very cold snap at the beginning of December last year.
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rain which is contaminated with acid from pollution
- Acid rain causes the erosion of historical buildings and corrosion of steel structures.
to cloud over
when the weather becomes cloudy
- It should be bright and sunny in the morning but will cloud over later and we might have rain.
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This week we are featuring words related to a favourite subject of conversation for the British - the weather! Take a look, listen out for them being used in everyday English speaking, and don't forget to practice their use in your English speaking too!
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