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Spanish Word of the Day: Sacapuntas

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Sacapuntas

Material de oficina II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/24/2010
Word: Sacapuntas
(sa-ca-PUN-tas), sustantivo masculino.
English: Pencil sharpener
Etymology: De sacar y punta
Meaning: Instrumento para afilar los lápices.
Topic:Material de oficina II
Example:

Pero en la clase, el olor de la tinta Pelikan que la maestra distribuía en cada tintero de cerámica blanca del pupitre. El olor del lápiz sometido al sacapuntas.

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