Spanglish is a portmanteau of the words Spanish and English. Spanglish is spoken commonly in the United States. The use of Spanglish reflects the growth of the Hispanic-American population.
Hello and welcome to episode 199 …of…An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… in loco parentis
Being Latino means from being everywhere, and that is exactly what America is supposed to be about. — Raquel Cepeda
in loco parentis … to be responsible for a child while the child’s parents are absent…. Latin for in the place of a parent
Teachers are the guardians while your children are in school.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… in loco parentis
Teachers are in loco parentis while your children are in school.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … in loco parentis
During playdates at my house, I am in loco parentis.
Should colleges and universities be in loco parentis?
For three months in the summer camps are in loco parentis.
Which of your teachers would be proud of you?
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