Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Chapter one.

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to bear
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accept bad situation
a drill
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a tool for making a hole
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discribes somone who looks strong, healthy, heavy and powerful
to shudder
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to shake suddenly with very small movements because of a very unpleasant thought of feeling
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not very intresting or exciting in any way, just boring
to wrestle
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to fight with someone by holding them and trying to throw them to the grund
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brownish-yellow in colour
a owl
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to flutter
Flags fluttered in the breeze. The butterfly fluttered from flower to flower.
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to move wings with a very fast action AND to move up and down or from side to side with short, quick, light movements, or to make something move in this way AND if your heart or pulse flutters, its regular movements suddenly become quicker because you are excited or nervous
a cereal = serial
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food made from the grain of cereals, often eaten for breakfast with milk
a tantrum
to have/throw a tantrum
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an occasion when someone suddenly behaves in a very angry and unreasonable way, often screaming, crying, or refusing to obey someone. This word is usually used about children
to chortle
Gill chortled with delight.
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to laugh because you are enjoying something
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the same meaning as bizarre, strange
to jerk
He jerked the phone away from her.
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to move or to make something move with a sudden short sharp movement and to pull something suddenly using a lot of force
a steering wheel
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the wheel in a vehicle that you hold and turn to control the direction it travels in
a cloak
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a type of coat that has no sleeves, fastens at the neck and hangs loosely from the shoulders, worn especially in the past
a bumper
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a bar fixed to the front and back of a car, etc. to reduce the effect if it hits anything
huddle of
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a lot of people
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with a big fascination
to swoop
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to move quickly and suddenly downwards through the air, especially in order to attack or catch someone or something
The hawk swooped down on its prey.
on the contrary
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the opposite fact, event or situation
to dash
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to run or go somewhere very quickly because you are in a hurry
to stroke
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a gentle movement of your hand across skin, hair, or fur
to stumble
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fall or almost fall while you are walking or running
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making a short high noise
a dear = a deer
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= darling = a large brown animal with long thin legs. The adult male deer is called a stag and may have antlers growing from its head. The female deer is called a doe and a young deer is called a fawn.
to rejoice
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to feel very happy about something, or to celebrate something in a happy way
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used as a polite way of speaking to a man
a root
He stood rooted to the spot.
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the part of a plant that grows under the ground, also part of hair/tooth/nail which is under skin
a spot
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place where someone or something is
a rattle
This rattle makes too much noise.
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a baby’s toy that rattles when it is shaken
as humble as you are
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still be so modest as you are, even when you know that you have the reason to be proud
to rattle
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if something rattles, it makes short sharp knocking sounds as it moves or shakes
to drill
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way of teaching, military training
wdrażać (uczyć, wpajać), musztrować
a stroke
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a medical condition in which blood is suddenly blocked and cannot reach the brain AND an unexpected but important event or action AND a hit made with someone’s hand, a stick, or another object AND a gentle movement of your hand across skin, hair, or fur AND a style of swimming
Winning the lottery was quite a stroke of luck. Your idea was a stroke of genius. She gave the dog’s head a stroke. With each stroke of the whip, the horse galloped faster.
to huddle
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meet a lot of people in the same place
a dash
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a small amount of something that is added to something else AND an act of going somewhere suddenly and/or quickly AND name of this mark (—)
A Dash of vinegar in the salat. He jumped off the bus and made a dash for the nearest bar.
a dashboard
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part inside a car where the speedometer and other instruments are
PHRASE: Flatter your eyelashes at someone
She fluttered her eyelashes at him.
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if a woman flutters her eyelashes at a man, she tries to make him think she is attractive by looking at him in a special way
to obey a command/an order/rules/the law
I tried to run but my legs just wouldn't obey me.
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to do what you are told or expected to do
a force
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physical strength AND the power or energy produced by one thing hitting another AND the influence or powerful effect that someone has AND a power that makes an object move or that changes the way it moves AND a group of people doing military or police work AND name of the army, navy, and air force of a country
the force of gravity electromagnetic forces. We have convinced people by the force of our argument.
a bar
a bar of chocolate/soap, candy bars
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a piece of something with straight sides

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