Učenje angleščine je pogosto povezano z dilemo, katero besedo uporabiti.

Which word would you use?

1. This beautiful _____ lamp was made in ancient Greece.

2. He bought a ______ car for half a million dollars, the 1926 Bentley Speed Six Tourer.

3. It’s a well-built modern house with a bit of a _____ look to it.

Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model Tourer, 1926 (Avtor: Lars-Göran Lindgren)

Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model Tourer, 1926 Avtor: Lars-Göran Lindgren

1. Antique is used to describe things of considerable age which are usually very valuable.

  • This beautiful antique lamp was made in ancient Greece.

2. Vintage is used to describe things which are of lasting interest and importance, classic and usually made in the 20th century.

  • He bought a vintage car for half a million dollars, the 1926 Bentley Speed Six Tourer.

3. Retro refers to things created to look as though they are from the recent past.

  • It’s a well-built modern house with a bit of a retro look to it.