p 50-54 the con artist

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be in an unpleasant situation that is difficult to get out of
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be in a predicament
a sudden, short period of noise, confusion, or excited movement
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break a window
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smash a window
when crime happens during the day when it could have been seen
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in broad daylight
Thieves had broken into the house in broad daylight
(a piece of) film especially one showing an event
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a person who is standing near and watching something that is happening but is not taking part in it
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Many innocent bystanders were injured by the explosion
sth that can be done if the situation becomes so bad that you have to do it
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if push comes to shove
to become involved in an activity that is successful so that you can get the advantages of it yourself
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jump on the bandwagon
The success of the product led many firms to try to jump on the bandwagon
when you admire sb for an achievement
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take your hat off to sb
to run away in order to escape from something
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leg it
They legged it round the corner when they saw the police coming
to do what you can to help, or to do your part of what has to be done
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do your bit
I'd do my bit
without the smallest amount of doubt
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without a shadow of a doubt
to make someone believe something false, usually so that that person will give you their money or possessions
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the place of origin of something
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an illegal copy of a document, painting, etc. or the crime of making such illegal copies
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These banknotes are forgeries
someone who makes forged copies
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an art forger
(noun, of places) extremely dirty and unpleasant
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It was a dirty, damp, smelly flat - the usual student squalor.
(adjective, of places) extremely dirty and unpleasant
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Many prisons, even today, are overcrowded and squalid places.

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