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  4. I hope to see the New York when I visit.
  5. I am tired because I had to late last night.
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1263 Best of Spain

Adelina talks about the regions of her country and what part she likes the best.

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stay up late

Everybody would think holiday, beach, staying up late, partying even.

When you stay up late, you go to bed at a late time. Notice the following:

  1. He loves staying up late and watching TV.
  2. If I stay up late, I am tired the next day.

the real --

They really want to know what the real Spain is.

Here, real means the normal Spain, and not the image most people have of it through media and TV. Notice the following:

  1. This is the real me, not my work image.
  2. When I travel, I like to eat the real local cuisine, not the stuff tourists are given.

authentic

They are so authentic.

Authentic means natural and real. Notice the following:

  1. Elllo is authentic English, not fake English.
  2. Her Gucci purse is not authetic. It is fake.

focus on

It's too focused on tourism.

When you focus on something, you give it all your attention. Notice the following:

  1. You need to focus on the test.
  2. What are you focusing on?

In my point of view

In my point of view, I don't think it's nice.

'In my point of view' just means 'in my opinion.' This is a common phrase to say before you say your opinion. Notice the following:

  1. In my point of view, the government should raise taxes.
  2. I do not agree with your point of view.

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