¿Qué día trae mala suerte? ¿Cuántas vidas tiene un gato? ¿Cuántos continentes hay?
According to dictionary.com if we say that you’re taking something for granted, it can mean two things: 1) to accept without question or objection; assume: I took for granted that there were only 5 continents). 2) to use, accept, or treat in a careless or indifferent manner: Don’t ever take someone for granted, we usually don’t know what we have until we lose it. I took Peter Carter for granted.
What day brings bad luck? Tuesday the 13th? No, of course, you already know that it depends on the country you live in. Since they broadcast the film, everyone knows Friday the 13th is considered an unlucky day in many places.
How many lives do cats have? Seven? Someone told me that in many countries, including the US, the UK, Australia, Russia and France, cats have nine lives, not seven. Actually there’s a proverb that states: A cat has nine lives. For three he plays, for three he strays, and for the last three he stays.
How many continents are there in the world? Five? When I was little I was taught that there were five continents: Europa, Africa, Asia, América y Oceanía. That’s why the Olympic rings were five. Recently I found out that in many countries they teach kids that there are seven continents.
Don’t take anything for granted. I took Peter Carter for granted.