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MartaTomTom

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    MartaTomTom got a reaction from Djard in I need an adjective for Almeria   
    Hi Djard!
    A native from Almería is "un almeriense".
    In this link you'll find a nice list of "gentilicios" in Spanish: https://lastareasdelcole.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/gentilicios.pdf
    Hope you find it helpful
    P.S. In Spanish we don't use capital letters for nationalities, gentilicios and the like. So, we don't write *Madrileño, but madrileño.
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    MartaTomTom got a reaction from linguaholic in Idioms Related to House, House Parts or Items Found at Home.   
    Set up home (BrE) [= to start living somewhere on a permanent basis]. Ex.: (1) She set up home with a man; (2) The couple set up home in Chelsea eight years ago. Get on like a house on fire [= if two people get on like a house on fire, they like each other very much and become friends very quickly]. Ex.: (1) I was worried that they wouldn't like each other but in fact they're getting on like a house on fire; (2) Susan gets on like a house on fire with his father, she loves going to see him. (Go) through the roof [= to become very angry; to become very high.]. Ex.: (1) My father went through the roof when he saw what I did to the car. (2) Your pressure is through the roof. Be an armchair critic [= a person who knows or pretends to know a lot about something in theory rather than practice.]. Ex.: (1) He is such an armchair critic; he has no experience in the subject but he is ready to give plenty of advice.
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