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to do what you are expected to do or what people want you to do
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to do the business
do research (U)
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conduct, undertake research
to ... a project
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DO
to ... a presentation
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MAKE
Maths BrE
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Math AmE
a lot of money
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bundle
A company can MAKE a bundle by selling unwanted property.
to be very nervous
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to be a bundle of nerves
to substitute one thing FOR another; to manage to live without things that you would like to have or with things of a worse quality than you would like
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to make do with something
If there is no cream for the coffee, we`ll have to make do with milk. We didn't have cupboards so we made do with boxes.
something or someone that is boring, something that is annoying and continues for a long time
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drag
to remove or alter parts of a picture, often to give FLAWLESS COMPLEXION to female models, to make them appear to have thinner legs, bigger boobs.
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to airbrush
a very fine spray painting device, and has been used to paint pictures, but now is mainly done in editing of photographs on a computer.
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airbrush
COMPLEXION
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the natural colour or appearance of the skin on your face; pale/fair/RUDDY etc complexion
Drinking water is good for the complexion.
dileMMa
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to be in a dilemma ABOUT sth
I'm in a dilemma about this job offer.
if a hollow part of your body ... or if something ... it, it becomes wider
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to diLAte ≠ contrAct
to speak or write a lot about something
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to dilate on/upon something
He dilated upon their heroism.
a fine powder produced by flowers, which is carried by the wind or by insects to other flowers of the same type, making them produce seeds
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pollen (U)
to get rid of bad mood
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to snap yourself out of your bad mood
a disease that is contagious can be passed from person to person by touch
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contagious
Britain's national museum of modern art in London, which was first opened to the public in May 2000.
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the Tate Modern
a wound or mark made when an insect or plant stings you, the sharp needle-shaped part of an insect's or animal's body, with which it stings you
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sting, stinger AmE
a wild plant with rough leaves that sting you
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nettle, stinging nettle
to hold, held, held
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hold the post/position/office etc (of something)
She was the first woman to hold the office of Australian state premier.
to not criticize, attack, or oppose someone when you were going to
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to hold (your) fire
first impression
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initial impression
give an impression
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create/convey an impression
to convey
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to communicate or express something, with or without using words
All this information can be conveyed in a simple diagram. Ads convey the message that thin is beautiful.
to convey
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convey a sense/an impression/an idea etc
You don't want to convey the impression that there's anything illegal going on.
they disliked each other immediately
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They took an instant dislike to each other
if someone ... in a particular way, they seem to have particular qualities
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comes across
He came across as an intelligent guy.
if an idea ... well, it is easy for people to understand
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to come across
Your point really came across at the meeting.
... clothing covers the body in a way that does not attract sexual interest
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modest
to obtain something, especially something that is difficult to get
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to procure, procure something for somebody
He was accused of procuring weapons for terrorists.
obtaining
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procurement
the procurement of raw materials from abroad
to brainstorm
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brainstorm reasons why...
to send an email...
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IN REPLY
This is...
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I'm calling ABOUT...
to update
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to tell someone the most recent information about a situation; update somebody on something
working within a company or organization
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in-house
We have an in-house training unit.
it might be BEST to...
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discuss
That‘s very kind
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(of you)
one of the long thin parts of a sea creature such as an octopus which it uses for holding things
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tentacle
a violin key
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a treble clef
the set of five lines on which music is written
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stave
at present
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at the present time
the president etc at the present time
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the incumbent president, priest, government
it is sb's duty or responsibility to do it
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it is incumbent upon/on somebody to do something
food that is ... is likely to decay quickly
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perishable
sweets, chocolates etc
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confectionery
someone who keeps records or accounts in an office; someone whose job is to help people in a shop; someone whose job is to help people when they arrive at and leave a hotel
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clerk
... workers have jobs in offices, banks etc rather than jobs working in factories, building things etc
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white-collar
crimes involving white-collar workers, for example when someone secretly steals money from the organization they work for
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white-collar crime
low-paid jobs done mainly by women, for example in offices and restaurants, or the women who do these jobs
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pink-collar jobs/workers/industries
... workers do physical work, rather than working in offices
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blue-collar
to be in the same unpleasant situation as someone else
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to be in the same boat
to deliberately avoid giving someone a definite answer, especially when they are asking you to do something
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to give somebody the runaround
Every time we ask the landlord about fixing the roof, he gives us the runaround.
an animal which has black and white fur, lives in holes in the ground, and is active at night
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badger
to try to persuade someone by asking them something several times
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to badger, to pester (sb to do something)
Environmental groups are exerting pressure on the government to TIGHTEN pollution laws.
to use your power, influence etc in order to make something happen; to work very hard and use a lot of physical or mental energy
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to exert
Environmental groups are exerting pressure on the government to TIGHTEN pollution laws.
to leave a school or university before your course has finished
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to drop out of school
spending a lot of time studying and reading
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studiousness
quickness and eagerness
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to do sth with alacrity
You shouldn't prejudge the worth or value of something, by its outward appearance alone.
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Don't judge a book by its cover.
relating to how a person or situation seems to be, rather than how it really is
zewnętrzny
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outward
someone whose job is to give people advice about what jobs and professional training might be suitable for them
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careers officer = careers adviser = career counselor
a unit for measuring liquid, equal TO two pints. In Britain this is 1.14 litres, and in the US it is 0.95 litres.
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quart
a unit for measuring an amount of liquid, especially beer or milk. In Britain a pint is equal to 0.568 litres, and in the US it is equal to 0.473 litres
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pint
to pay money back to someone when their money has been spent or lost; reimburse somebody for something
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to reimburse
outdoor/indoor
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adjective
... food tastes of salt
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savoury
savoury, savory
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a plant that is used in cooking to add taste to meat and other food
cząber
exhaust, exhaust pipe
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a pipe on a car or machine that waste gases pass through
the gas produced when an engine is working
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exhaust (fumes)
not looking after something properly, or not giving it enough attention
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neglectful
She became more and more neglectful OF her responsibilities.
a long bone of short length that serves as a STRUT between the SCAPULA and the STERNUM.
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collarbone, clavicle
discrepancy
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a difference between two amounts, details, reports etc that should be the same
niezgodność; rozbieność
strut
element wspierający
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a long thin piece of metal or wood used to support a part of a building, the wing of an aircraft etc
one of the two flat bones on each side of your upper back, shoulder blade
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scapula
łopatka
breastbone
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sternum
mostek
to ... the math for sb
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DO
to keep sniffing in order to stop liquid from running out of your nose, especially when you are crying or you have a cold
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to sniffle
at or near the back of something, especially a vehicle
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rear
the rear door of the car
the power of a television, camera, microscope etc to give a clear picture
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resolution
high/low resolution
someone who is ... is not able to speak at all
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dumb
I think you should apologize ... your brother.
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TO
prevent somebody/something FROM doing something
Wrap small ornaments in paper to prevent them FROM being damaged.
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prevent somebody/something doing something
Wrap small ornaments in paper to prevent them being damaged.
a hard layer of dried blood that forms over a cut or wound while it is getting better
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scab
an insulting word for someone who works while the other people in the same factory, office etc are ON strike
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scab
a ... face looks pink and healthy
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ruddy
... skin looks slightly yellow and unhealthy
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sallow
ziemista (cera)

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