english uk 11

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something you do in order to prevent something dangerous or unpleasant from happening
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precaution; take the precaution of doing something, I took the precaution of insuring my camera.
The traffic barriers were put there as a safety precaution. Save your work often as a precaution against computer failure.
the use of violence or threats to take control of a plane
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hijacking (U)
to need or deserve a particular type of behaviour or treatment
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to call FOR sth
Dealing with children who are so damaged calls for immense tact and sensitivity.
That kind of abuse is really not called for.
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it is unnecessary and UNwelcome
if someone in authority, especially the army, ... a building, vehicle, or food, they officially demand to have it during an emergency such as a war
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to requisition
to head...
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to head for/towards/back
something such as a package that is ... weighs more than it is supposed to weigh
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My luggage was overweight BY five kilos. Your bad is 10 kilos overweight.
causing death, or able to cause death
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These chemicals are lethal TO fish.
likely to be powerful or dangerous - often used humorously
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They were all drinking lethal amounts of tequila!
anyone who is not a member of the military forces or the police
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Many innocent civilians were killed during the war.
because of something
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owing to sth
Owing to a lack of funds, the project will not continue next year.
if you do something ..., they pay for you to do it
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at sb's expense
to not do something that you want to do
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to refrain FROM sth
Please refrain from smoking in this area.
a plane that is ... is in the air
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to feel very sad and to miss someone after they have died = to grieve FOR
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to mourn, mourn somebody's death/loss/passing
They mourned for their children, killed in the war.
to be sorry for something and wish you had not done it - used especially when considering your actions in a religious way
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to rePENT OF sth
He repented of his sins before he died.
a ticket which cannot be transferred from one passenger to another passenger.
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a non-transfer(r)able ticket
bilet na okaziciela
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transfer(r)able ticket
to make someone feel calmer and less anxious, upset, or angry
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to soothe
Lucy soothed the baby by rocking it in her arms.
to persuade someone to do something, especially something that does not seem wise
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to INDUCE sb to do sth
Nothing would induce me to vote for him again. nakłaniać
in a case...
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of extreme emergency

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