Trick or treat!

Spanish A2 writing exercise

¡Truco o trato!

In this exercise you'll practise reflexive verbs, the negation with complex verbal structures, indirect pronouns and some usages of the preposition "por".

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise:
"trick or treat", "to dress up", "to take a walk around", "nearby", "sweets", "owner", "to collect", "to threaten", "joke" and "belly".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into Spanish

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How the test works

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Hello, my name is Peter and I am American. One Halloween tradition that I like a lot is "trick or treating". In the evening, I dress up with my friends and we go to the neighbouring houses (in order) to get sweets [US: candy]. If the owners of the house don't want to give (us) anything, then we threaten them with a practical joke but generally all of them give (us) a sweet [US: some candy]. After Halloween, my belly always hurts because of eating too many sweets [US: too much candy].

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