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Misunderstandings, colloquialisms, wrong words and false friends: 11


I’m loading my phone at the moment.


With what? Parcels? Bullets? Wood? Boxes? Lots and lots of heavy items? Oh, you mean electricity? Because the battery in your telephone is weak?


Ah, you are putting some more electricity into the battery of your mobile phone. Or to put it the usual way, you are charging your phone!

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