The 30-day English Speaking Challenge!

welkom bij de 30 dagen engelstalige uitdaging 30 lessen in 30 dagen op één video ben je klaar voor de uitdaging dag een begint over drie twee een wist nieuw het leek alsof niemand iets van de zaak wist ik ben blij dat je een nieuwe baan hebt kreun volwassen hij viel kreunend op de grond ik was verbaasd hoeveel ze was gegroeid gooide hij door hij gooide de sleutels nonchalant op tafel je hebt een krachtige zaag nodig om door metaal te zagen zaag zere hij zag een vreemdeling voor de deur staanstop mijn maag doet nog steeds pijn na de operatie weer of we hopen op mooi weer zondag hij zal beslissen of hij komt of niet post man is er vanmorgen post voor mij agrarisch werk wordt traditioneel gezien als mannelijk beroep perenpaar hij nam een bijt uit de peer ik kan geen passend paar sokken vinden heel gat ik heb de hele dag besteed aan schoonmaken we hebben een gat gegraven en de boom geplant platte schaaf het pakket was in gewoon bruin papier gewikkeld ga je met de trein of met de vliegtuigboon ben ik geweest wil graag een sperziebonensalade hij heeft de hele dag hard gewerkt tarief eerlijk hoeveel kost de bus ik denk niet dat haar opmerking redelijk was blies blauw een plotselinge windvlaag blies de deur dicht ik ruilde mijn rode sjaal hardop voor haar blauwe mag hij maakt er een regel van om elke dag hardop voor te lezen ze mogen er niet mee wegkomen zou hout wat zou je voor je verjaardag willen doen mijn bureau is van hout regen heerschappij de regen is gestopt en de zon schijnt tijdens wiens regering die kerk werd gebouwd uur onze ik ben binnen een uur terug hij is een goede vriend die goed over ons spreekt achter onze rug om rood lees de vloer is bedekt met een rode loper ik lees de brief die je me stuurde schrijf goed schrijf neer precies wat je wilt laten we nu niet aan onaangename dingen denken zee zie de zee was kalm en toch misschien moet hij naar een dokter wachten gewicht wacht alsjeblieft op me tot ik terug kom je moet proberen wat gewicht te verliezen band verboden ze speelt in een rockband roken is verboden in het gebouw verkoop ce we verkopen kwaliteitsgereedschap tegen de juiste prijs ze hebben de gevangenen in hun cel opgesloten zeilverkoop zijn ambitie is om de wereld rond te zeilen de schoenenwinkel heeft deze week een uitverkoop slecht giet ik heb slecht zicht giet de saus over de pasta zijn bij geen enkele persoon leek in de kamer een bij stak me op de wang tocht tocht ik heb een ruwe schets van de brief gemaakt een plotselinge tocht blies de deur dicht huur hoger hoeveel zou het kosten om een ​​auto te huren voor een twee weken de prijs is wat hoger dan ik had verwacht prei lek de ober bracht het voorgerecht een simpele prei en aardappelsoep er is een lek in het dak hier hoor hoe kom je hier zo snel hoorde je dat vreemde geluid zoete suite ik wil iets zoet om op te eten de bruidssuite was klaargemaakt voor de ontvangst van de pasgetrouwden reed weg ze stapte op haar fiets en reed snel naar school je wilt niet naar deze weg scene gezien de artiest de scene uit het hoofd tekende ik heb een het gevoel dat ik hem ergens eerder heb gezien er was een meid ze maakte jam van de appels we hebben een meid om het huishouden te doen meel bloem de machine vermaalt tarwekorrels om meel te maken de plant heeft een prachtige felrode bloem verdieping verhaal ik woon op de bovenste verdieping van het gebouw het verhaal is erg interessant voor mij oog ik viel op een plotselinge beweging ik ging naar de winkels om wat kaas te kopen acht aten snijd de cake alsjeblieft in acht stukken ik at twee sneetjes geroosterd brood taille afval deze broek zit een beetje strak om mijn middel niet verspillen mijn tijd meer koop waar kan ik wat bier kopen ik ken hem bij naam saus bron de tomaten geven extra smaak aan de saus de bron van het vuur is onbekend soort gezocht we houden allebei van dezelfde soort muziek we zochten lang en hard maar vonden geen antwoord paal poll de vlaggenmast zou niet blijven staan ​​het resultaat van de poll is nu uitgeroepen tijm tijd voeg de verse tijm toe aan de soep de tijd vliegt als je plezier hebt genees hiel de wond aan je hand zal snel genezen mijn schoenen zijn versleten bij de hiel staal stelen ik zag je het geld stelen de brug over de rivier heeft een stalen frame vredesstuk ik wil gewoon wat rust en stilte ik zal je een fluitje van een cent besparen route wortel ik struikelde over een boomwortel ik weet een kortere route naar de strand hoorde kudde ik hoorde iemand de trap aflopen een kudde vee was de weg opgelopen fort vocht het leger greep het fort hij vocht tegen drie mannen die hem aanvielen rasp een grote rasp wat verse gember in een pan een verkeerde stap zal een grote verschil staart verhaal de hond kwispelde van plezier wat is je lievelingssprookje alter altaar ze probeert de jas te veranderen de bruidegom liet de bruid bij het altaar staan ​​hert schat de hertenpopulatie is de laatste jaren aanzienlijk toegenomen hij verloor alles wat dierbaar was voor hem vind een boete ik kan mijn sleutels nergens vinden de automobilist kreeg een boete voor het te hard rijden daar de vogels vlogen naar hun nesten er moest boodschappen worden gedaan en inpakken voordat ze op vakantie vertrokken weg wegen ik ben nu onderweg hoe veel weegt u lucht erfgenaam ik denk dat ik wat frisse lucht nodig heb omdat ik enig kind ben hij was de enige erfgenaam naai dus mijn grootmoeder heeft me geleerd hoe te naaien ik ben zo moe haar haas ik moet mijn haar wassen de jager mikte op het haar dagen verdoofd de kinderen zijn drie dagen per week naar de crèche ik ben in een totale verdoving sinds ik het nieuws hoorde naad lijkt haar jurk gescheurd langs de naad je lijkt niet helemaal jezelf vandaag eenzame lening in de stilte van de nacht een eenzame wolf huilde ze regelde een lening bij de bank inactief idool verdoe je tijd niet de voetballer is het idool van veel jonge mensen waarschuw gedragen het lijkt alleen maar goed om je te waarschuwen voor het risico beschermende kleding moet worden gedragen pijnruit de spinnenbeet kan pijn en zwelling veroorzaken een ruit is gebroken echte spoel zijn je schoenen echt leer of plastic hij kan een brief afrollen als de manager om één troon vraagt ​​de troon van de koning is gemaakt van massief goud die oude stoel moet worden weggegooid fout vloer zag hij een vloer in het schip' s ontwerp de vloer voelde ongelijk aan onder zijn voeten tier traan we zaten in de bovenste rij bij het stadion een traan rolde over zijn gezicht vanwege dauw je hoofdpijn is te wijten aan stress de dauw verdampte toen de zon opkwam janken wijn ik ben ziek en moe van luisterend naar je zeuren zullen we een fles wijn drinken bij onze lunch je vergeet je manieren niet je hebt het mis en ik kan bewijzen dat het zo is het wordt verondersteld mooi weer te zijn dit weekend het weer wordt verondersteld om aardig te zijn dit weekend om te hebben ik ga nog een kop koffie drinken ik ga nog een kop koffie drinken om te doen ze legde hun uit wat ze moesten doen in een noodgeval ze legde hun uit wat ze moesten doen in geval van nood om te zeggen om te zeggen hij opende zijn mond om iets te zeggen opende zijn mond om iets te zeggen om te gaan hij zei dat hij naar de stad wilde hij zei dat hij naar de stad wilde om het te krijgen het kostte me een jaar om de benodigde materialen bij elkaar krijgen het kostte me een jaar om de benodigde materialen bij elkaar te krijgen om docto .

Te maken rs verwachten dat hij volledig herstelt dokters verwachten dat hij volledig herstelt twee nee twee nee ik zou graag de reden willen weten waarom je zo laat bent ik zou graag de reden willen weten waarom je zo laat bent om na te denken te denken dat ik begon te denken dat je nooit zou komen Ik begon te denken dat je nooit zou komen om te nemen vergeet niet je paraplu mee te nemen als je gaat vergeet niet je paraplu mee te nemen als je naar c c probeer de kwestie vanuit een ander perspectief te zien probeer de kwestie vanuit een ander perspectief te zien komen om te komen mensen kwamen hem elke dag bezoeken mensen kwamen hem elke dag bezoeken om te willen willen ze lijken allebei willen dezelfde dingen uit het leven ze lijken allebei dezelfde dingen uit het leven te willen zien eruit zien de taart is versierd om eruit te zien als een auto de taart is versierd om eruit te zien als een auto om te gebruiken om te gebruiken mijn baas staat niet toe ik gebruik de telefoon mijn baas staat mij niet toe de telefoon te gebruiken om te zoeken ik kom terug van mijn werk en vind het huis leeg ik kwam terug van mijn werk en vond het huis leeg om af te staan ​​hij weigerde een verklaring af te leggen aan de politie hij weigerde een verklaring af te leggen aan de politie om te vertellen om te vertellen mijn vader belde me op om me het goede nieuws te vertellen mijn vader belde me om me het goede nieuws te vertellen om te werken om te werken ik slaagde erin om twee uur te werken zonder onderbreking ik slaagde erin om twee uur te werken zonder onderbreking om te bellen om te bellen ik wilde je bellen maar ik ben je nummer kwijt ik ging je bellen maar ik ben je nummer twee kwijt probeer te proberen ik zou graag die blauwe wollen jas willen passen ik zou graag die blauwe wollen jas willen passen om te vragen als laatste te vragen ik zou graag willen vragen naar je toekomstplannen als laatste ik zou graag willen vraag naar uw toekomstplannen ze zal een operatie aan haar enkel nodig hebben ze zal een operatie aan haar enkel nodig hebben om te voelen het is normaal om moe te zijn na zo'n lange reis het is normaal om moe te zijn na zo'n lange reis reis om te worden ik had zeker nooit verwacht dat ik schrijver zou worden zeker ik had alleen nooit verwacht schrijver te worden om te vertrekken om te vertrekken het was onvoorzichtig van mij om de deur open te laten het was onvoorzichtig van mij om de deur open te laten staan ​​om te zetten ik moet wat lucht in mijn banden doen ik moet wat lucht doen in mijn banden twee belangrijkste: de overname van het bedrijf zal zeker meer banenverlies betekenen de overname van het bedrijf zal zeker meer banenverlies betekenen om te behouden probeer een evenwicht te bewaren tussen werk en ontspanning probeer een evenwicht te bewaren tussen werk en ontspanning te laten om te laten ik ging opzij om hem rond te laten komen ik ging opzij om hem te laten rondkomen om te beginnen het is tijd om de vergadering te beginnen nu is het tijd om de vergadering te beginnen nu lijkt te lijken geen enkele politicus wil lijken soft op misdaad geen enkele politicus wil soft lijken op misdaad twee helpen om te helpen we streven ernaar studenten te helpen beter geïnformeerde loopbaankeuzes te maken we willen studenten helpen beter geïnformeerde carrièrekeuzes te maken praten om te praten ik wil er niet meer over praten i wil er niet meer over praten om te draaien om te draaien ik duwde de knop om de radio aan te zetten ik drukte op de knop om de radio aan te zetten om te beginnen te beginnen idealiter zouden we bij het begin willen beginnen idealiter zouden we bij het begin willen beginnen om te tonen om te tonen verkoopcijfers blijven tekenen van verbetering vertonen verkoopcijfers blijven tekenen van verbetering vertonen tot hier tot hier ik ben blij te horen over uw nieuws ik ben verheugd te horen over uw nieuws om te spelen om te spelen hij daagde me uit om nog een tenniswedstrijd te spelen hij daagde me uit om nog een tenniswedstrijd te spelen twee rennen twee rennen zeg je kinderen dat ze niet over straat moeten rennen vertel je kinderen dat ze niet over de straat moeten rennen om te bewegen om te bewegen de politieagent vertelde de menigte om langs te gaan de politieagent vertelde de menigte om mee te gaan om te houden van leuk vinden ik weet het zeker je zult haar na verloop van tijd aardig gaan vinden ik weet zeker dat je haar op tijd leuk zult vinden om te leven om te leven de meeste gebouwen zijn ongeschikt om te leven in de meeste gebouwen zijn ongeschikt om in te leven om te geloven om te geloven verwacht echt dat ik je geloof verwacht je echt? ik geloof dat je moet vasthouden om vast te houden dat is niet de juiste manier om een ​​schaar vast te houden dat is niet de juiste manier om een ​​schaar vast te houden om mee te nemen vergeet niet je boeken mee te nemen vergeet niet mee te nemen je boeken met jou zou gebeuren ik zou het vreselijk vinden als er iets met hem zou gebeuren ik zou het vreselijk vinden als er iets met hem zou gebeuren om naar rechts te schrijven we moesten een lijst uitschrijven van 10 banen die we zouden willen doen we moesten schrijven een lijst van 10 banen die we graag willen doen om te voorzien we zijn hier om het publiek een service te bieden we zijn hier om het publiek een service te bieden om te zitten om te zitten ik wil gewoon gaan zitten en ontspannen ik wil gaan zitten en ontspannen twee staan ​​twee staan ​​de menigte moest achter slagbomen staan ​​de menigte moest achter slagbomen staan ​​om te verliezen om te verliezen ik had de pech mijn bril te verliezen ik had de pech mijn bril te verliezen om te betalen om te betalen je zal je moet ze betalen je hebt geen optie je zult ze moeten betalen je hebt geen optie om af te spreken ze kwamen de trap af t o hun oma ontmoeten ze de trap aflopen om hun oma te ontmoeten om de reis op te nemen is uitgebreid met een paar andere evenementen de reis is uitgebreid met een paar andere evenementen om door te gaan ze wilde blijven werken nadat ze was was getrouwd ze wilde blijven werken nadat ze getrouwd was twee set twee set ik vergat het inbraakalarm in te stellen ik vergat het inbraakalarm in te stellen om te leren leren nederig genoeg zijn om van je fouten te leren nederig genoeg zijn om van je fouten te leren twee veranderen om te veranderen hij moest zijn levensstijl en eetgewoonten veranderen hij moest zijn levensstijl en eetgewoonten veranderen om te leiden om te leiden ik denk dat we de juiste persoon hebben gekozen om de expeditie te leiden ik denk dat we de juiste persoon hebben gekozen om de expeditie te leiden expeditie om te begrijpen om te begrijpen ik heb de hele middag moeite gehad om dit artikel te begrijpen ik heb de hele middag moeite gehad om dit artikel te begrijpen om te kijken om te zien mijn vader nam me mee om voetbal te kijken elke zaterdag nam mijn vader me mee om voetbal te kijken elke zaterdag twee volg twee volg ze huurde een privédetective in om haar man te volgen ze huurde een privédetective in om haar man te volgen twee stop twee stop zeg de jongen dat hij moet stoppen met rotzooien boven zeg de jongen dat hij moet stoppen boven rommelen om te creëren de regering is van plan om meer banen voor jongeren te creëren de regering is van plan om meer banen voor jongeren te creëren twee spreken om te spreken we hebben onze dochter gezegd niet met vreemden te praten we hebben onze dochter gezegd dat niet te doen spreek met vreemden om te lezen om te lezen het is echt moeilijk om je schrijven te lezen het is echt moeilijk om je schrijven te lezen om toe te staan ​​we moeten rekening houden met de mogelijkheid dat we misschien niet op tijd klaar zijn we moeten rekening houden met de mogelijkheid dat we misschien niet op tijd klaar zijn om toe te voegen toe te voegen ik heb niets toe te voegen aan mijn eerdere verklaring ik heb niets toe te voegen aan mijn eerdere verklaring te besteden te besteden hij wil meer tijd met zijn gezin doorbrengen hij wil doorbrengen d meer tijd met zijn gezin om te groeien om te groeien alle planten willen graag opgroeien naar het zonlicht alle planten willen graag opgroeien naar het zonlicht om te openen om te openen ik zou graag een raam openzetten tenzij iemand bezwaar heeft ik zou graag willen open een raam tenzij iemand bezwaar heeft om te lopen om te lopen ze miste de bus en moest naar huis lopen ze miste de bus en moest naar huis lopen om te winnen om te winnen ze hoopt de gouden medaille te winnen ze hoopt de gouden medaille te winnen te bieden aan te bieden we streven ernaar om een ​​goede prijs en service te bieden aan al onze klanten we streven ernaar om een ​​goede prijs en service te bieden aan al onze klanten om te onthouden om te onthouden ik probeerde haar naam te onthouden maar mijn geest ging helemaal leeg ik probeerde haar te herinneren naam maar mijn geest ging helemaal leeg om lief te hebben om lief te hebben de manier om van alles te houden is beseffen dat het verloren kan zijn de manier om van iets te houden is beseffen dat het verloren kan gaan om te overwegen om te overwegen ik moet de voordelen en de voordelen overwegen nadelen ik moet de voordelen overwegen en de nadelen leken te verschijnen de auto leek uit het niets te verschijnen de auto leek uit het niets te verschijnen om te kopen om te kopen hij gebruikte zijn spaargeld om een ​​fiets te kopen hij gebruikte zijn spaargeld om een ​​fiets te kopen twee wachten twee wachten we moesten buiten wachten de gang totdat onze namen werden geroepen we moesten buiten in de gang wachten tot onze namen werden geroepen om te dienen de taak van een politicus is om de hele gemeenschap te dienen de taak van een politicus is om de hele gemeenschap te dienen om te sterven om te sterven we zijn allemaal gedoemd om te sterven uiteindelijk zijn we allemaal gedoemd om te sterven om te sturen naar te sturen ouders zijn wettelijk verplicht om hun kinderen naar school te sturen ouders zijn wettelijk verplicht om hun kinderen naar school te sturen verwachten te verwachten dat het onredelijk is om van je te verwachten dat je zeven dagen per week werkt het is onredelijk om van je te verwachten dat je zeven dagen per week werkt om te bouwen om de stad te bouwen is van plan om een ​​nieuwe bibliotheek te bouwen de stad is van plan om een ​​nieuwe bibliotheek te bouwen om te blijven blijven het belangrijkste is om kalm te blijven de m het belangrijkste is om kalm te blijven twee volle twee vol de regen bleef de hele middag vallen de regen bleef de hele middag vallen twee snijden om te snijden je hebt een krachtige zaag nodig om door metaal te zagen je hebt een krachtige zaag nodig om door metaal te snijden om te reiken om te bereiken de twee partijen konden geen overeenstemming bereiken de twee partijen konden geen overeenstemming bereiken om er twee te doden doden ik kocht een spray om het onkruid te doden ik kocht een spray om het onkruid te doden twee blijven om te blijven de dokter beval hem in bed te blijven de dokter beval hem een ​​paar dagen in bed te blijven om te suggereren dat we werden gevraagd om ideeën voor te stellen om de efficiëntie te verbeteren we werden gevraagd om ideeën voor te stellen om de efficiëntie te verbeteren om in te zamelen om in te zamelen we moeten volgend jaar meer geld inzamelen we moeten volgend jaar meer geld inzamelen om te slagen om te slagen we zongen liedjes om de tijd te doden we zongen liedjes om de tijd te doden om te verkopen om te verkopen ze proberen nog steeds hun huis te verkopen ze proberen nog steeds hun huis te verkopen om te eisen het is niet mal voor hotels om bevestiging van een gast per e-mail te eisen Het is normaal dat hotels een bevestiging van een gast per e-mail vragen om te melden om te melden ik wil het verlies van een pakket melden ik wil het verlies van een pakket melden om te beslissen om te beslissen het was moeilijk om te kiezen tussen de twee kandidaten het was moeilijk om te kiezen tussen de twee kandidaten twee trekken twee trekken brandweermannen slaagden erin enkele overlevenden uit het wrak te trekken brandweermannen slaagden erin enkele overlevenden uit het wrak te trekken levendig energiek levendig energiek ik denk naar mijn mening ik denk naar mijn mening krijgen verkrijgen krijgen steeds opnieuw verkrijgen herhaaldelijk opnieuw en opnieuw herhaaldelijk behandelen beheren onmiddellijk onmiddellijk onmiddellijk onmiddellijk vragen navragen vragen informeren praten over bespreken praten over bespreken wijzen erop wijzen wijzen aangeven laten toelaten toestaan ​​instappen contact opnemen met contact contact opnemen met contact controleren controleren controleren controleren helpen helpen helpen heel veel heel veel heel veel heel heel heel opnieuw baan beroep baan beroep verkeerd onjuist verkeerd onjuist aanvankelijk aanvankelijk eerst aanvankelijk zien observeren zien nodig nodig repareren herstellen herstellen leeg leeg leeg snel snel snel snel kiezen selecteren kiezen selecteren vertellen informeren vertellen informeren goedkoop goedkoop goedkoop goedkoop klimmen stijgen klimmen opstijgen ophalen ophalen ophalen verzamelen stel je voor stel je voor stel je voor baas werkgever baas werkgever kijken naar onderzoeken kijken naar onderzoeken lijken lijken lijken willen willen verlangen willen maar hoe dan ook opgeven stoppen op geven stoppen nadenken over nadenken overwegen rijk rijk rijk rijk gelukkig tevreden gelukkig tevreden genoeg voldoende genoeg voldoende make-up uitvinden make-up uitvinden op het einde eindelijk op het einde eindelijk kinderen kinderen kinderen kinderen bouwen bouwen bouwen toch toch toch beginnen beginnen beginnen beginnen stoppen grijpen stoppen grijpen misschien misschien misschien misschien rond cirkel rond cirkelvormig kinderachtig onvolwassen kinderachtig onvolwassen uitstellen uitstellen uitstellen moe uitputten moe uitgeput ga je gang ga ga je gang ga verder eruit zien eruit zien eruit zien er goed uitzien aantrekkelijk knap aantrekkelijk ga door ga door ga door in de buurt in de buurt zijn hele familie woont in de buurt zijn hele familie woont ergens in de buurt ergens anders moet het antwoord op het probleem ergens anders worden gezocht het antwoord op het probleem moet ergens anders worden gezocht eronder eronder was voldoende opslagruimte eronder was voldoende opslagruimte eronder was er voldoende opslagruimte eronder ongeveer wat bladeren dreven rond op het stille meer enkele bladeren dreven ongeveer op het stille meer ergens ergens ik heb het gevoel ik heb hem eerder ergens gezien ik heb het gevoel ik heb hem eerder gezien daar ergens daar ik heb het niet daar gezet ik heb het daar niet opzij gelegd zijwaarts we draaiden de tafel zijwaarts zodat we hem in de kamer konden krijgen we draaiden de tafel zijwaarts zodat we hem overal in de kamer konden krijgen waar ik ook ben ik ben mijn sleutels kwijt i c ik kan ze nergens vinden ik ben mijn sleutels kwijt ik kan ze nergens vinden beneden ze keek de trap af om te zien of er iemand was ze keek de trap af om te zien of er iemand was toen het hek eenmaal was geopend iedereen kwam aanstormen zodra de poort was geopend iedereen kwam aanstormen naar boven naar boven een trap leidde naar boven naar de voordeur een trap leidde naar boven naar de voordeur dichtbij dichtbij ik ben er vrij zeker van dat de bank ergens in de buurt is ik ben vrij zeker dat de oever ergens in de buurt is hij was moe van het lopen maar hij bleef ploeteren hij was moe van het lopen maar hij bleef ploeteren buiten buiten buiten het is warm genoeg om vanavond buiten te eten het is warm genoeg om vanavond buiten te eten vanavond binnen binnen laten we naar binnen gaan en iets eten laten we naar binnen gaan en iets weg eten ze was boos op haar vriendje en liep gewoon weg ze was boos op haar vriendje en liep gewoon naar beneden beneden ik struikelde over de kat en viel naar beneden ik struikelde over de kat en viel naar beneden naar boven naar boven hij ging naar boven en trok nieuwe kleren aan hij ging naar boven en trok verse kleren aan erboven plaats bloem in een kom met melk erboven plaats bloem in een kom met melk erboven beneden beneden hij sprong uit het raam in het zwembad beneden hij sprong uit het raam in het zwembad beneden buiten buiten beide honden blaften nog buiten beide honden blaften nog buiten binnen binnen verpletter deze doos niet er zijn bloemen binnen don' t verpletteren deze doos er zijn bloemen binnen achter achter laat me alsjeblieft niet achter laat me alsjeblieft niet achter vooruit vooruit loop rechtdoor tot je bij de rivier bent loop rechtdoor totdat je de rivier ver bereikt het huis was niet te ver weg het huis was niet te ver weg binnen kom binnen en doe alsof je thuis bent kom binnen en doe alsof je thuis bent verder we reden nog een paar uur verder we reden nog een paar uur verder ze draaide zich om en ging weer slapen ze draaide zich om en ging weer slapen onder onder we kampeerden onder de sterren we kampeerden onder de sterren overal overal ik heb overal gezocht naar mijn sleutels ik heb overal gezocht naar mijn sleutels hier hier hebben ze het grootste deel van hun leven hier gewoond ze hebben hier het grootste deel van hun leven gewoond in het buitenland in het buitenland gaan we meestal twee weken naar het buitenland in juni gaan we meestal twee weken naar het buitenland in juni kopen een auto kopen voorbij gereden aan de andere kant van de weg waar een auto langs reed aan de andere kant van de weg bergaf bergaf ze rende bergaf ze rende bergaf bergop bergop volg de weg bergop volg de weg bergop vooruit vooruit ze startte de motor omhoog en de auto reed vooruit ze startte de motor omhoog en de auto vooruit naar huis naar huis hoe laat kwam hij gisteravond thuis hoe laat was hij gisteravond vrij de crimineel liep weg de crimineel liep weg accentueren accentueren betekenis meer opvallen of prominent maken meer opvallen of p rominent de regisseur gebruikt muziek om de stijgende dramatische spanning te accentueren de regisseur gebruikt muziek om de stijgende dramatische spanning te accentueren vandaar dichte betekenis van een eerder genoemde plaats of bron van een eerder genoemde plaats of bron het water verzamelt zich in een poel bij de poort en daar druppelt het op de weg verzamelt het water zich in een poel bij de poort en sijpelt het vervolgens de weg af hectisch hectisch betekent snel en energiek op een nogal wilde en ongecontroleerde manier snel en energiek op een nogal wilde en ongecontroleerde manier ze haast zich van baan naar baan op een hectische manier tempo ze haast zich van baan naar baan in een razend tempo onverstoorbaar onverstoorbare betekenis kalmte hebben of tonen in een crisis kalmte hebben of tonen in een crisis een drukke manager heeft een volledig onverstoorbare secretaresse nodig een drukke manager heeft een volledig onverstoorbare secretaresse nodig matte matte betekenis gebrek aan vitaliteit kracht of overtuiging ongeïnspireerd of ongeïnspireerd gebrek aan vitaliteit kracht of overtuiging ongeïnspireerd ed of ongeïnspireerd er werden geen excuses aangeboden voor een matig optreden op zaterdag er werden geen excuses aangeboden voor een laks optreden op zaterdag tastbare tastbare betekenis waarneembaar door aanraking voelbaar door aanraking we hebben tastbaar bewijs nodig als we juridische stappen gaan ondernemen we hebben tastbaar bewijs nodig als we juridische stappen gaan ondernemen stickler stickler betekent een persoon die aandringt op een bepaalde kwaliteit of soort gedrag een persoon die aandringt op een bepaalde kwaliteit of soort gedrag hij was een voorstander van perfectie en alles moest precies goed zijn hij was een voorvechter van perfectie en alles moest precies goed zijn in afwachting van betekenis in afwachting van beslissing of regeling in afwachting van beslissing of regeling deze zaak moet wachten in afwachting van haar terugkeer uit londen deze zaak moet wachten in afwachting van haar terugkeer uit londen verdwaasd verdwaasd betekenis sterk verliefd sterk verliefd hij is helemaal verliefd op zijn nieuwe vriendin hij is helemaal verliefd op zijn nieuwe vriendin frivol eze frivole betekenis van een mens onbezorgd en oppervlakkig van een mens zorgeloos en oppervlakkig zij heeft een frivole aard en neemt niets serieus zij heeft een frivole karakter en neemt niets serieus eetbaar eetbare betekenis geschikt of geschikt om te worden gegeten fit of geschikt om te worden gegeten alleen de bladeren van de plant zijn eetbaar alleen de bladeren van de plant zijn eetbaar oneetbaar oneetbaar betekent niet geschikt of geschikt om te eten niet geschikt of geschikt om te eten het vlees was zo verbrand dat het oneetbaar was het vlees was zo verbrand dat het was een oneetbare terugslag, wat betekent een sterke negatieve reactie van een groot aantal mensen, vooral op een sociale of politieke ontwikkeling een sterke negatieve reactie van een groot aantal mensen, vooral op een sociale of politieke ontwikkeling de regering wordt geconfronteerd met een boze reactie van kiezers over de nieuwe belasting de regering wordt geconfronteerd met een boze reactie van kiezers over de nieuwe belasting acclimatiseren acclimatiseren betekenis wennen aan een nieuw klimaat of nieuwe omstandigheden aanpassen wennen aan een nieuw klimaat of nieuwe omstandigheden aanpassen ik vond het moeilijk om mezelf te acclimatiseren aan het werken in het weekend ik vond het moeilijk om mezelf te acclimatiseren aan het werken in het weekend duurzaam duurzaam betekenis bestand tegen slijtage druk of schade slijtvast bestand tegen slijtage druk of schade slijtvast voedsel bewaren in duurzame containers met deksels voedsel bewaren in duurzame containers met deksels grimas grimas betekent een lelijke verwrongen uitdrukking op het gezicht van een persoon die typisch walging uitdrukt pijn of wrang amusement een lelijke verwrongen uitdrukking op het gezicht van een persoon die typisch walging uitdrukt pijn of wrang geamuseerd hij trok een grimas van walging en verliet de kamer hij trok een grimas van walging en verliet de kamer irrationeel irrationele betekenis niet logisch of redelijk niet logisch of redelijk zijn ouders maakten zich zorgen over zijn steeds irrationelere gedrag zijn ouders maakten zich zorgen over zijn steeds irrationelere gedrag wegkwijnen wegkwijnen betekenis van een persoon dier of plant verlies of gebrek aan vitaliteit zwak worden van een persoon dier of plant verlies of gebrek aan vitaliteit zwak worden de kinderen begonnen al snel weg te kwijnen in de hitte de kinderen begonnen al snel weg te kwijnen in de hitte perverse perverse betekenis blijk geven van een opzettelijk en koppig verlangen om zich op een bepaalde manier te gedragen dat onredelijk of onaanvaardbaar is met een opzettelijke en hardnekkige wens om zich op een manier te gedragen die onredelijk of onaanvaardbaar is hij krijgt perverse voldoening door mensen in verlegenheid te brengen hij krijgt perverse voldoening door mensen in verlegenheid te brengen uitkomst uitkomst betekent de manier waarop iets afloopt een gevolg de manier waarop een ding blijkt een gevolg de uitkomst van hun discussie is nog onbekend de uitkomst van hun discussie is nog niet bekend wendbaar snel en licht in beweging of actie wendbaar snel en licht in beweging of actie wendbaar je hebt lenige vingers nodig voor die klus daar heb je wendbare vingers voor nodig baan blunder blunder wat een domme of onzorgvuldige fout betekent een domme of onzorgvuldige fout ik heb een beetje een blunder gemaakt door zijn naam verkeerd te gebruiken maakte ik een blunder door zijn naam verkeerd te krijgen dordle dodo wat betekent tijd verspillen wees traag tijd verspillen wees traag de leraar vertelde de studenten hun tijd niet te verspillen de leraar zei de studenten hun tijd niet te verspillen grillig grillig betekent niet eens of regelmatig in patroon of beweging onvoorspelbaar niet eens of regelmatig in patroon of beweging onvoorspelbaar ze vond het moeilijk om met zijn grillige gedrag om te gaan ze vond het moeilijk om met zijn grillige gedrag om te gaan mystiek mystiek wat een kwaliteit van mysterie betekent glamour of macht geassocieerd met iets of iemand een kwaliteit mysterie glamour of macht geassocieerd met iemand of iets er hangt een grote mystiek rond het leven van een filmster er hangt een grote mystiek rond het leven van een filmster gladde gladde betekenis van haar vacht of huid glad en glanzend van haar vacht of huid glad en glanzend de kat spinde terwijl James zijn gladde vacht streelde de kat spinde toen James zijn gladde vacht streelde joviaal joviaal mea vrolijk en vriendelijk vrolijk en vriendelijk te oordelen naar zijn joviale manier van doen hij moet van zijn maaltijd hebben genoten te oordelen naar zijn joviale manier van eten moet hij van zijn maaltijd hebben genoten levensvatbaar levensvatbaar betekenis in staat om succesvol te werken haalbaar in staat om succesvol te werken uitvoerbaar de uitvinding vereist meer ontwikkelingswerk om te maken het levensvatbaar de uitvinding vereist meer ontwikkelingswerk om het levensvatbaar te maken umbridge umbridge betekent belediging of ergernis belediging of ergernis hij neemt aanstoot aan iedereen die hem bekritiseert hij neemt aanstoot aan iedereen die hem bekritiseert ter ziele gegane ter ziele zijnde betekenis niet meer bestaand of functionerend niet meer bestaand of functionerend de regeling voor de bouw van een luchthaven lijkt volledig ter ziele te zijn nu de regeling voor de bouw van een luchthaven lijkt volledig ter ziele te zijn nu mild toegeeflijke betekenis van een straf of persoon met gezag barmhartiger of toleranter dan verwacht van een straf of persoon met gezag meer barmhartig of toleranter dan verwacht als eerste overtreder hij kreeg een milde straf als eerste overtreder hij kreeg een milde straf gelijkaardige verwantschap betekenis gelijkaardig verwant gelijkaardig in natura verwant we realiseerden ons meteen dat we geestverwanten waren we realiseerden ons meteen dat we geestverwanten waren onherstelbaar onherstelbaar betekenis van een verwonding of verlies onmogelijk herstel of herstel van een verwonding of verlies onmogelijk te herstellen of te herstellen zijn gezichtsvermogen kan onherstelbare schade hebben opgelopen zijn gezichtsvermogen kan onherstelbare schade hebben opgelopen with the suppliers to ensure delivery our head office will liaise with the suppliers to ensure delivery gusto gusto meaning enjoyment and enthusiasm in doing something enjoyment and enthusiasm in doing something the orchestra played with a winning combination of gusto and precision the orchestra played with a winning combination of gusto and precision splurge splurge m eaning an act of spending money freely or extravagantly an act of spending money freely or extravagantly she went out on a splurge when she got her first wage packet she went out on a splurge when she got her first wage packet gullible gullible meaning easily persuaded to believe something credulous easily persuaded to believe something credulous i'm so gullible i would have believed him i'm so gullible i would have believed him contaminate contaminate meaning make something impure by exposure to or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance make something impure by exposure to or addition of a poisonous or polluting substance dispose of that nuclear waste properly or it will contaminate the water dispose of that nuclear waste properly or it will contaminate the water bisect bisect meaning divide into two parts divide into two parts the new road will bisect the town the new road will bisect the town lagubrious lagubrious meaning looking or sounding sad and dismal looking or soundin g sad and dismal why are you looking so lugubrious why are you looking so lugubrious up down up down by sell buy sell exterior interior exterior interior strong weak strong weak rough smooth rough smooth simple complicated simple complicated wide narrow wide narrow early late early late ugly beautiful ugly beautiful wealthy poor wealthy poor far near far near tidy messy tidy messy loud quiet loud quiet tall short tall short wet dry wet dry in out in out dirty clean dirty clean young old young old thick thin thick thin accept refuse accept refuse light dark light dark open closed open closed captioning not available slim awake asleep awake asleep happy sad happy sad soft hard soft hard hot cold hot cold before after before after sweet sour sweet sour tight loose tight loose high low high low slow fast slow fast old new old new never always never always deep shallow deep shallow boring interesting boring interesting right left right left amateur professional amateur professional question answer question answer artificial natural artificial natural blunt sharp blunt sharp careless careful careless careful destruction construction destruction construction dusk dawn dusk dawn exit entrance exit entrance front rear front rear guest host guest host innocent guilty innocent guilty healthy ill healthy ill vertical horizontal vertical horizontal hungry thirsty hungry thirsty wife husband wife husband junior senior junior senior liquid solid liquid solid major minor major minor maximum minimum maximum minimum evening morning evening morning strange normal strange normal private public private public teacher student teacher student urban rural urban rural safe dangerous safe dangerous true false true false whole part whole part best worst best worst yes no yes no begin end begin end conceal reveal employer employee employer employee fresh stale fresh stale landlord tenant landlord tenant melt freeze melt freeze negative positive negative positive optimistic pessimistic optimist ic pessimistic pass fail pass fail impolite polite impolite polite possible impossible possible impossible satisfied dissatisfied satisfied dissatisfied vacant occupied vacant occupied invisible visible invisible visible relevant irrelevant relevant irrelevant fake real fake real common rare common rare singular plural singular plural temporary permanent temporary permanent impatient patient impatient patient over under over under on off on off loyal disloyal loyal disloyal hate love hate love legal illegal legal illegal joy grief joy grief injustice justice injustice justice hero coward hero coward friend enemy friend enemy fortunate unfortunate fortunate unfortunate sink float sink float remember forget remember forget find lose find lose fact fiction fact fiction drunk sober drunk sober demand supply demand supply original copy original copy comfort discomfort comfort discomfort exhale inhale exhale inhale borrow lend borrow lend total partial total partial add subtract add subtract nothing everything nothing everything gentle violent gentle violent alive dead alive dead start finish start finish defend attack defend attack bright dim bright dim complement insult complement insult allow forbid allow forbid include exclude include exclude frown smile frown smile avocado avocado rice rice mussels mussels pumpkin pumpkin salmon salmon garlic garlic pretzel pretzel broccoli broccoli pancake pancake ice cream ice cream pasta pasta chips chips seaweed seaweed waffles waffles butter butter noodles noodles tomato tomato muffin muffin fried chicken fried chicken hamburger hamburger tortillas tortillas sugar sugar bread bread flour flour olive oil olive oil popcorn popcorn bacon bacon ribs ribs cucumber cucumber mushroom mushroom yogurt yogurt carrot carrot hot dog hot dog onion onion lemon lemon lime lime pineapple pineapple lobster lobster mint mint grapes grapes cabbage cabbage chocolate chocolate mango mango brussels sprouts brussels sprouts doughnut doughnut coconut c oconut taco taco aubergine aubergine baguette baguette ketchup ketchup mayonnaise mayonnaise apple apple anchovies anchovies olives olives strawberry strawberry egg egg chickpeas chickpeas gherkin gherkin ginger ginger red kidney beans red kidney beans blueberries blueberries orange orange banana banana minced beef minced beef pear pear courgette courgette sausage sausage spinach spinach peach peach swede swede parsnip parsnip watermelon water melon beet root beet root asparagus asparagus green beans green beans kiwi kiwi turmeric turmeric pistachios pistachios lemongrass lemongrass walnuts walnuts pine nuts pine nuts chili peppers chili peppers pomegranate pomegranate sunflower seeds seeds radish radish passion fruit fruit clams clams marshmallow marshmallow papaya papaya tuna tuna salami salami celery celery synonym synonym chicken chicken cod cod cookie cookie cherry cherry pepper pepper potato potato unbiased unbiased meaning showing no prejudice for or against something impartial showing no prejudice for or against something impartial we aim to provide a service that is balanced and unbiased we aim to provide a service that is balanced and unbiased frugal frugal meaning sparing or economical as regards money or food sparing or economical as regards money or food entrepreneurs have to be particularly frugal and inventive entrepreneurs have to be particularly frugal and inventive vicinity vicinity meaning the area near or surrounding a particular place the area near or surrounding a particular place the stolen car was found in the vicinity of the station the stolen car was found in the vicinity of the station suave suave meaning charming confident and elegant typically used of a man charming confident and elegant typically used of a man the manager was suave and sophisticated the manager was suave and sophisticated embroil embroil meaning involve someone deeply in an argument conflict or difficult situation involve someone deeply in an argument conflict or diffic ult situation i was reluctant to embroil myself in his problems i was reluctant to embroil myself in his problems luminous luminous meaning giving off light bright or shining giving off light bright or shining my watch has a luminous dial so i can see it in the dark my watch has a luminous dial so i can see it in the dark demeanor demeanor meaning outward behavior or bearing outward behavior or bearing there was nothing in his demeanor that suggested he was anxious there was nothing in his demeanor that suggested he was anxious reserved modest and shy typically used of a woman reserved modest and shy typically used of a woman just then a demure young woman entered the room just then a demure young woman entered the room boisterous boisterous meaning noisy energetic and cheerful noisy energetic and cheerful it was a challenge keeping 10 boisterous children amused all day it was a challenge keeping 10 boisterous children amused all day incoherent incoherent meaning of spoken or written l anguage expressed in an incomprehensible or confusing way unclear of spoken or written language expressed in an incomprehensible or confusing way unclear the talk she gave was incoherent and badly prepared the talk she gave was incoherent and badly prepared fiasco fiasco meaning a complete failure especially a ludicrous or humiliating one a complete failure especially a ludicrous or humiliating one the meeting was a fiasco from start to finish the meeting was a fiasco from start to finish vindicate vindicate meaning clear someone of blame or suspicion clear someone of blame or suspicion how can you vindicate your behavior to the teacher how can you vindicate your behavior to the teacher audacious audacious meaning showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks your plan of going abroad is an audacious decision your plan of going abroad is an audacious decision cryptic cryptic meaning mysterious or obscure in meaning mysteriou s or obscure in meaning i received a cryptic message through the post i received a cryptic message through the post meticulous meticulous meaning showing great attention to detail very careful and precise showing great attention to detail very careful and precise my father was meticulous about his appearance my father was meticulous about his appearance incisive incisive meaning of a person or mental process intelligently analytical and clear thinking of a person or mental process intelligently analytical and clear thinking her questions were articulate and incisive her questions were articulate and incisive pragmatic pragmatic meaning dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations the first step is to learn the basic duties of the role in a pragmatic manner the first step is to learn the bas ic duties of the role in a pragmatic manner reticent reticent meaning not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily most of the students were reticent about answering questions most of the students were reticent about answering questions panache panash meaning flamboyant confidence of style or manner flamboyant confidence of style or manner they played and sang with great panache they played and sang with great panache spurious spurious meaning not genuine fake or false not genuine fake or false he demolished the opposition's spurious arguments he demolished the opposition's spurious arguments travesty travesty meaning a false absurd or distorted representation of something a false absurd or distorted representation of something not allowing her to speak in her own defense was a travesty of justice not allowing her to speak in her own defense was a travesty of justice blatant blatant meaning of bad behavior done openly and unashamedly of bad behavior done openly and unashamedly at times the arrogance of those in power is quite blatant at times the arrogance of those in power is quite blatant pedantic pedantic meaning excessively concerned with minor details or rules over scrupulous excessively concerned with minor details or rules over scrupulous some people can be very pedantic about punctuation some people can be very pedantic about punctuation abstruse abstruse meaning difficult to understand obscure difficult to understand obscure mathematics is a mix of abstruse theory and detailed calculations mathematics is a mix of abstruse theory and detailed calculations copious copious meaning abundant in supply or quantity abundant in supply or quantity attended his lectures and took copious notes he attended his lectures and took copious notes eradicate eradicate meaning destroy completely put an end to destroy completely put an end to the aim is to eradicate the disease for good the aim is to eradicate the disease for good bicker bicker meaning argue about petty and trivial matters argue about petty and trivial matters the two brothers always bicker about whose turn it is to wash the dishes the two brothers always bicker about whose turn it is to wash the dishes peevish peevish meaning having or showing an irritable disposition having or showing an irritable disposition she glared down at me with a peevish expression on her face she glared down at me with a peevish expression on her face flabbergasted flabbergasted meaning greatly surprised or astonished greatly surprised or astonished he was flabbergasted when we told him how cheap it was he was flabbergasted when we told him how cheap it was inept inept meaning having or showing no skill clumsy having or showing no skill clumsy his inept handling of a minor problem turned it into a major crisis his inept handling of a minor problem turned it into a major crisis rife rife meaning especially of something undesirable of common occurrence widespread especially of something undesirable of common occurrence widespread the office was rife with rumors the office was rife with rumors avail a veil meaning help or benefit help or benefit his words of encouragement were to no avail his words of encouragement were to no avail fastidious fastidious meaning very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail he was fastidious in his preparation for the big day he was fastidious in his preparation for the big day inhospitable inhospitable meaning of an environment harsh and difficult to live in of an environment harsh and difficult to live in he trekked across some of the most inhospitable terrain in the world he trekked across some of the most inhospitable terrain in the world loathe loathe meaning feel intense dislike or disgust for feel intense dislike or disgust for i love having to get up so early in the morning i loathe having to get up so early in the morning nuance nuance meaning a subtle difference in or shade of meaning expression or sound a subtle difference in or shade of meaning expression or sound he was aware of every nuance in her voice he was aware of every nuance in her voice squeamish squeamish meaning easily made to feel sick or disgusted easily made to feel sick or disgusted she's really squeamish and can't stand the sight of blood she's really screamish and can't stand the sight of blood havoc havoc meaning widespread destruction widespread destruction the new tax could wreak havoc among smaller companies the new tax could wreak havoc among smaller companies lopsided lopsided meaning with one side lower or smaller than the other with one side lower or smaller than the other the lopsided load on the lorry looked dangerous the lopsided load on the lorry looked dangerous premonition premonition meaning a strong feeling that something is about to happen especially something unpleasant a strong feeling that something is about to happen especia lly something unpleasant he had a premonition that he would never see her again he had a premonition that he would never see her again tortuous tortuous meaning full of twists and turns full of twists and turns he took a tortuous route through the back streets he took a tortuous route through the back streets unwind unwind meaning relax after a period of work or tension relax after a period of work or tension a glass of beer before dinner helped him unwind a glass of beer before dinner helped him unwind groggy groggy meaning dazed weak or unsteady especially from illness intoxication sleep or a blow dazed weak or unsteady especially from illness intoxication sleep or a blow the sleeping pills left her feeling very groggy the sleeping pills left her feeling very groggy exaggerate exaggerate meaning represent something as being larger better or worse than it really is represent something as being larger better or worse than it really is don't exaggerate it wasn't that expensive don't exa ggerate it wasn't that expensive doodle doodle meaning scribble or draw aimlessly scribble or draw aimlessly i always doodle while i'm talking on the phone i always doodle while i'm talking on the phone condolence condolence meaning an expression of sympathy especially on the occasion of the death of a person's relative or close friend an expression of sympathy especially on the occasion of the death of a person's relative or close friend please accept my heartfelt condolence please accept my heartfelt condolences backlog backlog meaning an accumulation of uncompleted work or matters needing to be dealt with an accumulation of uncompleted work or matters needing to be dealt with we are faced with a backlog of orders we can't deal with we are faced with a backlog of orders we can't deal with a varied mixture a varied mixture population is a melange of different cultures the population is a melange of different cultures limbo limbo meaning an uncertain period of awaiting a decision or re solution an intermediate state or condition an uncertain period of awaiting a decision or resolution an intermediate state or condition i'm in limbo now until i know whether i've got the job i'm in limbo now until i know whether i've got the job redeem redeem meaning gain or regain possession of something in exchange for payment gain or regain possession of something in exchange for payment you can redeem the coupon at any store you can redeem the coupon at any store consequently consequently she failed her exams and was consequently unable to start her studies at college she failed her exams and was consequently unable to start her studies at college therefore therefore their car was bigger and therefore more comfortable their car was bigger and therefore more comfortable as a result as a result the flight was delayed as a result of heavy fog the flight was delayed as a result of heavy fog since since i haven't heard from him since last january i haven't heard from him since last janu ary because because all flights have been cancelled because of bad weather all flights have been cancelled because of bad weather due to due to the event has been postponed indefinitely due to lack of interest the event has been postponed indefinitely due to lack of interest as you can see as you can see it looks lovely but as you can see the house needs some work doing on it it looks lovely but as you can see the house needs some work doing on it subsequently subsequently the book was subsequently translated into 15 languages the book was subsequently translated into 15 languages so so you should wear a jacket so you don't catch a cold you should wear a jacket so you don't catch a cold hence hence i fell off my bike yesterday hence the bruises i fell off my bike yesterday hence the bruises thereby thereby he became a citizen thereby gaining the right to vote he became a citizen thereby gaining the right to vote accordingly accordingly he was asked to leave the city and accordingly he went he was asked to leave the city and accordingly he went thus thus no one showed up for water aerobics thus the class was cancelled no one showed up for water aerobics thus the class was cancelled that is why that is why we stopped to fill up the car that is why we are late we stopped to fill up the car that is why we are late for this reason for this reason i am ashamed of it myself and for this reason i hope you can forgive me i am ashamed of it myself and for this reason i hope you can forgive me otherwise otherwise turn off the gas when the milk boils otherwise it will spill everywhere turn off the gas when the milk boils otherwise it will spill everywhere stems from stems from her interest in flowers stems from her childhood in the country her interest in flowers stems from her childhood in the country brings about brings about fear brings about a heightened state of alertness fear brings about a heightened state of alertness causes causes parking near the school causes severe traffic congestion parking near the school causes severe traffic congestion in order in order we need more feedback from the consumer in order to improve our goods we need more feedback from the consumer in order to improve our goods on account of on account of we delayed our departure on account of the bad weather we delayed our departure on account of the bad weather comes from comes from our information comes from a reliable source our information comes from a reliable source phone charger phone charger toothbrush toothbrush hair dryer hair dryer light switch light switch zip zip toilet toilet key key kettle kettle towel towel belt belt plate plate toothpaste toothpaste scissors scissors fridge fridge clock clock laptop laptop mobile phone mobile phone door handle door handle money money plug plug socks socks knife knife fork fork spoon spoon shoes shoes cub cup pen pen headphones headphones television television keyboard keyboard usb stick usb stick stairs stairs glass glass couch couch desk desk soap soap razor razor jacket jacket comb comb sunglasses sunglasses cushion cushion light bulb light bulb bread bread radiator radiator lipstick lipstick watch watch t-shirt t-shirt shower shower fan fan bottle of water bottle of water table table tap tap bed bed pair of jeans pair of jeans mirror mirror diary diary mouthwash mouthwash rubbish bin rubbish bin dental floss dental floss deodorant deodorant sponge sponge ironing board ironing board pillow pillow remote control remote control cleaner vacuum cleaner wardrobe wardrobe vitamins vitamins blanket blanket notepad notepad hair gel hair gel nail clippers nail clippers orange juice orange juice frying pan frying pan thermometer thermometer lamp lamp button button hand sanitizer hand sanitizer plastic bag plastic bag rubber gloves rubber gloves hard drive hard drive brush brush umbrella umbrella bicycle bicycle washing machine washing machine stool stool microwave microwave toaster toaster curtains curtains first aid kit first aid kit teapot teapot slippers slippers iron iron nail polish nail polish safety pin safety pin torch torch basket basket wallet wallet handbag handbag mop mop bath tub bath tub as far as i'm concerned as far as i'm concerned she can come home whenever she likes i believe that i believe that i should be receiving a refund i'd say that i'd say that the whole thing would cost you around 100 pounds but that's just a rough estimate i have no doubt that i have no doubt that you will succeed in my opinion in my opinion the finest wines are those from france what i mean is what i mean is that i'm not a detective and i don't solve crimes to my mind to my mind the issue is still unresolved speaking for myself speaking for myself i do not feel the slightest inclination to interfere i tend to think that i tend to think that she is right in my experience in my experience people generally smile back if you smile at them i have seen i have seen the film twice i'd suggest that i'd suggest that you ask at the information desk it seems to me it seems to me you don't have much choice if i'm not mistaken if i'm not mistaken that's the man we saw on the bus if you ask me if you ask me there's something a bit weird going on i honestly think i honestly think you should try and look for a new job my point of view is that my point of view is that you should think about your actions before doing it personally i think personally i think the show is going to be a great success well if you ask me well if you ask me you're making a big mistake the way i see it is the way i see it is that you need to control your emotions as far as i know as far as i know they're arriving on saturday i figure that i figure that working from home could be a better solution from my point of view from my point of view the party was a complete success i'm of the opinion that i'm of the opinion that he is right and she is wrong to be honest i think to be honest i think the scheme is completely unworkable i t seems obvious it seems obvious when you think about it i feel that i feel that i have benefited greatly from her wisdom in my view in my view it was a waste of time i agree with i agree with every word you've just said i'm sure that i'm sure that everybody will miss him very much as far as i understand as far as i understand he will be using the kitchen all day i'm convinced that i'm convinced that she said she was going to the market at one o'clock i suppose that i suppose that it might happen but it's not very likely i guess that i guess that he is older than 40 years old i might be wrong but i might be wrong but didn't he say he was meeting us at the train station my perspective from my perspective it's better to be late than not turn up at all i'm certain that i'm certain that if you applied for that job you would get it personally speaking personally speaking i'm in favor of the scheme i hear that i hear that he is living with his girlfriend i hope you don't mind me saying i hop e you don't mind me saying but your hair is all messy at the back how do you know that how do you know that how do you think it went how do you think it went how often do you go to the gym how often do you go to the gym how can you see that from here how can you see that from here how much money do i owe you how much money do i owe you how can we make this work how can we make this work how much time do i have left how much time do i have left how come you never said anything how come you never said anything how quick can you be how quick can you be how can i help you how can i help you how did you get your job how did you get your job how are things going how are things going how can i trust you how can i trust you how about now how about now how did you know that how did you know that how wide is it how wide is it hot is it outside how hot is it outside how come how come how deep is it how deep is it how much chocolate did you eat how much chocolate did you eat how old are you how ol d are you how much should i pay them how much should i pay them how strong is it how strong is it strange was that how strange was that how far have you travelled how far have you traveled how expensive is it how expensive is it how do you think it went how do you think it went how come you haven't started how come you haven't started how can we make a change how can we make a change how do you feel how do you feel how big is it how big is it how will you get there how will you get there how cold is it outside how cold is it outside how did you get here how did you get here how simple was it how simple was it how many people work here how many people work here how long was the journey how long was the journey how many times did you ring me how many times did you ring me how fast is your internet connection how fast is your internet connection how much did your car cost how much did your car cost how long have you known her how long have you known her how do i solve this problem how do i solve this problem how do i turn it on how do i turn it on how did you find me how did you find me how easy is it how easy is it how fast can you get here how fast can you get here how did you manage that how did you manage that how can we find the answer how can we find the answer how did you know how to do that how did you know how to do that how is that possible how is that possible how did you lose your wallet how did you lose your wallet how is it that i've never heard that before how is it that i've never heard that before how much ice cream did you eat yesterday how much ice cream did you eat yesterday how did your meeting go how did your meeting go how do you think things went how do you think things went how will you make it work how will you make it work how are you feeling today how are you feeling today how much milk would you like in your tea how much milk would you like in your tea how often do you see your mother how often do you see your mother how much is it how much is it nausea nausea meaning the feeling that you are going to vomit the feeling that you are going to vomit many women experience feelings of nausea during pregnancy many women experience feelings of nausea during pregnancy swelling swelling meaning a part of your body that has become bigger because of illness or injury a part of your body that has become bigger because of illness or injury place your foot in ice cold water to reduce the swelling place your foot in ice cold water to reduce the swelling nosebleed bleed meaning an occasion when blood comes out of a person's nose an occasion when blood comes out of a person's nose i got a nosebleed after being hit in the face i got a nosebleed after being hit in the face bruise bruise meaning an injury or mark where the skin has not been broken but is darker in color often as a result of being hit by something an injury or mark where the skin has not been broken but is darker in color often as a result of being hit by something she's got a nasty bruise on her shin she's got a nasty bruise on her shin sprain sprain meaning to cause an injury to a joint by a sudden movement to cause an injury to a joint by a sudden movement how did you sprain your ankle how did you sprain your ankle heartburn heartburn meaning a painful burning feeling in the lower chest caused by the stomach not digesting food correctly a painful burning feeling in the lower chest caused by the stomach not digesting food correctly i'd like to see the doctor about my heartburn i'd like to see the doctor about my heartburn exhausted exhausted meaning extremely tired extremely tired i must get some sleep i'm exhausted i must get some sleep i'm exhausted ulcer ulcer meaning a sore on the skin or inside the body that will not heal without treatment a saw on the skin or inside the body that will not heal without treatment she had an ulcer in her mouth she had an ulcer in her mouth insomnia insomnia meaning the condition of being unable to sleep over a period of time the condition of being unable to sleep over a period of time he suffered from insomnia and was taking sleeping pills each night he suffered from insomnia and was taking sleeping pills each night sneeze sneeze meaning when you sneeze air and often small drops of liquid suddenly come out of your nose and mouth in a way you cannot control when you sneeze air and often small drops of liquid suddenly come out of your nose and mouth in a way you cannot control the dust was making him sneeze the dust was making him sneeze allergy allergy meaning a condition that causes illness when someone eats certain foods touches or breathes in certain substances a condition that causes illness when someone eats certain foods touches or breathes in certain substances i have an allergy to animal hair i have an allergy to animal hair cramp cramp meaning a sudden painful tightening in a muscle often after a lot of exercise that limits movement a sudden painful tightening in a muscle often after a lot of exercise that limits movement one of the swimmers got cramp and had to drop out of the race one of the swimmers got cramp and had to drop out of the race bleeding bleeding meaning the process of losing blood from the body the process of losing blood from the body he was bleeding from a gash on his head he was bleeding from a gash on his head choking choking meaning you stop breathing because something is blocking your throat you stop breathing because something is blocking your throat he was choking on a piece of toast he was choking on a piece of toast phobia phobia meaning an extreme fear or dislike of a particular thing or situation and extreme fear or dislike of a particular thing or situation dislike of snakes or spiders is a common phobia dislike of snakes or spiders is a common phobia unconscious unconscious meaning in the state of not being awake and not aware of things around you especially as the result of a head injury in the state of not being awake and not aware of thi ngs around you especially as the result of a head injury they found him lying unconscious on the floor they found him lying unconscious on the floor headache headache meaning a pain you feel inside your head a pain you feel inside your head i woke up with a slight headache i woke up with a slight headache infection infection meaning a condition in which bacteria or viruses that cause disease have entered the body a condition in which bacteria or viruses that cause disease have entered the body i'm taking antibiotics for a throat infection i'm taking antibiotics for a throat infection contagious contagious meaning a contagious disease can be caught by touching someone who has the disease or a piece of infected clothing a contagious disease can be caught by touching someone who has the disease or a piece of infected clothing people with contagious diseases should be isolated people with contagious diseases should be isolated sunburn sunburn meaning a condition in which your skin is sore and red because you have spent too long in the strong heat of the sun a condition in which your skin is sore and red because you have spent too long in the strong heat of the sun this will help to soothe your sunburn this will help to soothe your sunburn dizzy dizzy meaning feeling as if everything is turning around and that you are not able to balance and may fall over feeling as if everything is turning around and that you are not able to balance and may fall over she went to the doctor complaining of dizzy spells she went to the doctor complaining of dizzy spells toothache toothache meaning pain caused by something being wrong with one of your teeth pain caused by something being wrong with one of your teeth i had terrible toothache all last night i had terrible toothache all last night itching itching meaning the fact of having or producing an uncomfortable feeling on the skin that makes you want to rub it with your nails the fact of having or producing an uncomfortable feeling on the skin that makes you want to rub it with your nails are your mosquito bites still itching are your mosquito bites still itching rash rash meaning a lot of small red spots on the skin a lot of small red spots on the skin she had a nasty rash on her arm she had a nasty rash on her arm earache earache meaning a pain in the inside part of your ear a pain in the inside part of your ear the patient is complaining of severe earache the patient is complaining of severe earache cold sore a painful red swelling especially on the lips or nose that is caused by a virus a painful red swelling especially on the lips or nose that is caused by a virus how long have you had a cold sore for how long have you had a cold sore for diabetes diabetes meaning a disease in which the body cannot control the level of sugar in the blood a disease in which the body cannot control the level of sugar in the blood my doctor wants me to get tested for diabetes my doctor wants me to get tested for diabetes indigesti on indigestion meaning pain that you get in your stomach when you have eaten food that is difficult to digest pain that you get in your stomach when you have eaten food that is difficult to digest spicy food always gives me indigestion spicy food always gives me indigestion asthma asthma meaning a medical condition that makes breathing difficult by causing the air passages to become narrow or blocked a medical condition that makes breathing difficult by causing the air passages to become narrow or blocked i think he's having an asthma attack i think he's having an asthma attack dehydration dehydration meaning a drop below normal levels of water in the body a drop below normal levels of water in the body an elderly patient was admitted to the hospital because of dehydration an elderly patient was admitted to the hospital because of dehydration acne acne meaning a skin disease common in young people in which small red spots appear on the face and neck a skin disease common in young peopl e in which small red spots appear on the face and neck acne is very common among teenagers acne is very common among teenagers arthritis arthritis meaning a serious condition in which a person's joints become painful swollen and stiff a serious condition in which a person's joints become painful swollen and stiff scientists are developing new drugs to treat arthritis scientists are developing new drugs to treat arthritis vomiting vomiting meaning the act of emptying the contents of the stomach through the mouth the act of emptying the contents of the stomach through the mouth if she starts vomiting contact the doctor immediately if she starts vomiting contact the doctor immediately bunyan bunyan meaning a painful swelling on the first joint of the big toe a painful swelling on the first joint of the big toe i've got a bunion on my big toe i've got a bunion on my big toe constipation constipation meaning a condition which makes someone unable to empty their bowels as often as they shoul d a condition which makes someone unable to empty their bowels as often as they should if you are suffering from constipation you may need to see a doctor if you are suffering from constipation you may need to see a doctor cough cough meaning to force air out of your lungs through your throat with a short loud sound to force air out of your lungs through your throat with a short loud sound the smoke made me cough the smoke made me cough diarrhea diarrhea meaning an illness in which the body's solid waste is more liquid than usual and comes out of the body more often an illness in which the body's solid waste is more liquid than usual and comes out of the body more often diarrhea can make you feel weak as well as putting you off your food diarrhea can make you feel weak as well as putting you off your food migraine migraine meaning severe continuous pain in the head often with vomiting and difficulty in seeing severe continuous pain in the head often with vomiting and difficulty in seei ng i won't be coming this evening i've got a migraine i won't be coming this evening i've got a migraine sore throat sore throat meaning a condition in which your throat is red and feels painful especially when you swallow a condition in which your throat is red and feels painful especially when you swallow gargling with salt water may help your sore throat gargling with salt water may help your sore throat what what meaning a small hard lump that grows on the skin often on the face and hands a small hard lump that grows on the skin often on the face and hands i have a large wart on the side of my face i have a large wart on the side of my face injury injury meaning physical harm or damage to someone's body caused by an accident or an attack physical harm or damage to someone's body caused by an accident or an attack a knee injury forced her to withdraw from the competition a knee injury forced her to withdraw from the competition ache ache meaning a continuous pain that is unpleasant but not very strong a continuous pain that is unpleasant but not very strong my arms ache from carrying this bag my arms ache from carrying this bag obese obese meaning extremely fat in a way that is dangerous for health extremely fat in a way that is dangerous for health obese patients are advised to change their diet obese patients are advised to change their diet flu flu meaning a common infectious illness that causes fever and headache a common infectious illness that causes fever and headache he was suffering from the flu and had lost his voice he was suffering from the flu and had lost his voice fever fever meaning a medical condition in which the body temperature is higher than usual and the heart beats very fast a medical condition in which the body temperature is higher than usual and the heart beats very fast if you have a fever you should drink plenty of fluids if you have a fever you should drink plenty of fluids panic attack panic attack meaning a sudden period of severe a nxiety in which your heart beats fast you have trouble breathing and you feel as if something very bad is going to happen a sudden period of severe anxiety in which your heart beats fast you have trouble breathing and you feel as if something very bad is going to happen i get a little bit nervous and sometimes i have a panic attack i get a little bit nervous and sometimes i have a panic attack cancer cancer meaning a serious disease that is caused when cells in the body grow in a way that is uncontrolled and not normal killing normal cells and often causing death a serious disease that is caused when cells in the body grow in a way that is uncontrolled and not normal killing normal cells and often causing death the doctors cured her of stomach cancer the doctors cured her of stomach cancer heart attack heart attack meaning a serious medical condition in which the heart does not get enough blood causing great pain and often leading to death a serious medical condition in which the heart does not get enough blood causing great pain and often leading to death he's in hospital recovering from a heart attack he's in hospital recovering from a heart attack stressed stressed meaning worried and nervous worried and nervous ai always eat when i'm feeling stressed i always eat when i'm feeling stressed malaria malaria meaning a disease that you can get from the bite of a particular type of mosquito a disease that you can get from the bite of a particular type of mosquito he contracted malaria while he was traveling he contracted malaria while he was traveling do you have any plans for the weekend do you have any plans for the weekend are you having a good time are you having a good time what is the first thing you'd do if you won the lottery what is the first thing you do if you won the lottery you look like you've got your hands full you look like you've got your hands full if you had wings where would be the first place you would fly to if you had wings where would be the f irst place you would fly to have you been waiting long have you been waiting long it looks like we are going to be here a while it looks like we are going to be here a while what makes you smile what makes you smile if you were stranded on a desert island and you could only take three things would they be if you were stranded on a desert island and you could only take three things what would they be i didn't think it would be quite so busy today did you i didn't think it would be quite so busy today did you are you doing anything fun after work are you doing anything fun after work hi it's great to see you again how are you doing hi it's great to see you again how are you doing how does a good day start for you how does a good day start for you are you a long way from home are you a long way from home are you looking forward to the weekend are you looking forward to the weekend i love your dress may i ask where you got it from i love your dress may i ask where you got it from are you a morning or an evening person are you a morning or an evening person if you could have a superpower which one would it be if you could have a superpower which one would it be chocolate is my guilty pleasure do you have one chocolate is my guilty pleasure do you have one have you worked here long have you worked here long hey what's up are you not enjoying it hey what's up are you not enjoying it am i right in thinking that we've met before am i right in thinking that we've met before do you know of a good restaurant nearby do you know of a good restaurant nearby how are things how are things how has your day been so far how has your day been so far the bus must be running late today the bus must be running late today if there was 25 hours in a day what would you do with that extra hour if there was 25 hours in a day what would you do with that extra hour i'm new here i wondered if you could help me i'm new here i wondered if you could help me what is the weirdest thing you've ever eate n what is the weirdest thing you've ever eaten can i help you can i help you is it always this busy is it always this busy did you hear about the incident on the high street did you hear about the incident on the high street have i missed anything exciting have i missed anything exciting what brings you here what brings you here is this your first time here is this your first time here have you traveled far have you traveled far it's a great party do you know the hosts it's a great party do you know the hosts so you found us okay how long did it take you so you found us okay how long did it take you do you need a seat do you need a seat it's a beautiful day it's a beautiful day i love the coffee here have you tried it before i love the coffee here have you tried it before what do you think about the new teacher what do you think about the new teacher the food looks fantastic is there anything you would especially recommend the food looks fantastic is there anything you would especially recommend it's so nice to meet you at last it's so nice to meet you at last i really like your hair the cut really suits you i really like your hair the cut really suits you did you catch the news today did you catch the news today what do you like to do the most when you're not working what do you like to do the most when you're not working i'll have to remember not to come here on mondays i'll have to remember not to come here on mondays the flowers are really beautiful at this time of year aren't they the flowers are really beautiful at this time of year aren't they are you enjoying yourself are you enjoying yourself what do you like to watch on youtube what do you like to watch on youtube what would be your dream vacation what would be your dream vacation who is your role model who is your role model can you recommend any good tv programs to watch can you recommend any good tv programs to watch what is your favorite app on your mobile phone what is your favorite app on your mobile phone choose choose why did you choose to live in london why did you choose to live in london chose chose i chose a book from the bookcase i chose a book from the bookcase chosen chosen a site has been chosen for the new school a site has been chosen for the new school do do can i do more in my role can i do more in my role did did what did you get for your birthday what did you get for your birthday dun dun what have i done to you what have i done to you draw draw can you draw the curtains apart can you draw the curtains apart drew drew the concert drew a large audience the concert drew a large audience drawn drawn they sat in the dark with the curtains drawn they sat in the dark with the curtains drawn drink drink can i have something to drink can i have something to drink drank drank we drank a whole bottle each we drank a whole bottle each drunk drunk i shouldn't have drunk this much i shouldn't have drunk this much drive drive shall we drive or go by train shall we drive or go by train drove drove he drove away in a car he drove away in a car driven driven i've never driven a car before i've never driven a car before eat eat i would like to eat a hamburger i would like to eat a hamburger eight eight i ate two slices of toast i ate two slices of toast eaten eaton i haven't eaten since breakfast i haven't eaten since breakfast fall fall a light rain began to fall a light rain began to fall fell fell we rescued the boy who fell into the river we rescued the boy who fell into the river fallen fallen the building had fallen into disrepair the building had fallen into disrepair fly fly birds fly in the air birds fly in the air flew flew a swarm of bees flew into the garden a swarm of bees flew into the garden flown flown the bird has flown away the bird has flown away forbid forbid i forbid you to go swimming i forbid you to go swimming forbade forbade she forbade her children sweets she forbade her children sweets forbidden forbidden it is forbidden to smoke at sch ool it is forbidden to smoke at school freeze freeze can you freeze this cake can you freeze this cake froze froze the severe cold froze the pond the severe cold froze the pond frozen frozen they skated over the frozen lake they skated over the frozen lake give give it is better to give than to receive it is better to give than to receive gave gave she gave them extra helpings of ice cream she gave them extra helpings of ice cream given given the children were given an intelligence test the children were given an intelligence test go go maybe we should go home maybe we should go home went went we went on a day trip to the seaside we went on a day trip to the seaside gone gone she's gone to italy on a special assignment she's gone to italy on a special assignment grow grow flowers grow along the side of the wall flowers grow along the side of the wall grew grew the flames grew larger as the fire spread the flames grew larger as the fire spread grown grown the vegetables are grown under glass the vegetables are grown under glass hide hide he could not hide his embarrassment he could not hide his embarrassment hid hid he hid the bicycle in the hedge he hid the bicycle in the hedge hidden hidden the sun was hidden by the clouds the sun was hidden by the clouds no no i know they don't like me i know they don't like me new new i knew nothing of his business dealings i knew nothing of his business dealings known known a person is known by the company he keeps a person is known by the company he keeps ride ride do you like to ride horseback do you like to ride horseback road road they rode along narrow country lanes they rode along narrow country lanes ridden she had never ridden a horse before she had never ridden a horse before ring ring tell her i'll ring back in a few minutes tell her i'll ring back in a few minutes rang rang she rang up about an hour ago she rang up about an hour ago wrong wrong i've just wrung him but there was no answer i've just wrung him but there was no answer rise rise house prices are expected to rise sharply house prices are expected to rise sharply rose rose the sun rose at seven o'clock the sun rose at seven o'clock risen risen the temperature has risen 5 degrees the temperature has risen 5 degrees c c i'll see you later i'll see you later saw saw i saw him turn into the library i saw him turn into the library scene scene have you seen any good movies lately have you seen any good movies lately shake shake shake the bottle before taking the medicine shake the bottle before taking the medicine shook shook she shook the bag and some coins fell out she shook the bag and some coins fell out shaken shaken he was too shaken up to drive he was too shaken up to drive sing sing will you sing us a song will you sing us a song she sang whilst she worked she sang whilst she worked sung sung i have always sung in choirs i have always sung in choirs speak speak he continued to speak in a calm voice he continued to speak in a calm voice spoke spoke we spoke briefly on the phone we spoke briefly on the phone spoken spoken i haven't spoken to her yet i haven't spoken to her yet spring spring with an easy spring the cat reached the branch with an easy spring the cat reached the branch sprang sprang i sprang out of bed i sprang out of bed sprung sprung the pipe has sprung a leak the pipe has sprung a leak steel it is against the law to steal it is against the law to steal stole stole do you know who stole it do you know who stole it stolen stolen the stolen document was soon restored to the owner the stolen document was soon restored to the owner swear swear i swear i won't tell anyone your secret i swear i won't tell anyone your secret swore swore she swore that she'd never seen him she swore that she'd never seen him sworn sworn i could have sworn i had my keys i could have sworn i had my keys swim swim she can swim two lengths of the pool she can swim two lengths of the pool swam swam the dog swam across the river the dog swam across the river if i had swung my best time i would have won if i had swung my best time i would have won take take i can't take care of myself i can't take care of myself took took he took his shoes and socks off he took his shoes and socks off taken taken she was taken to hospital she was taken to hospital tear tear this fabric has a tear in it this fabric has a tear in it toe toe a nail tore a hole in her skirt a nail tore a hole in her skirt torn torn his clothes were torn and bloody his clothes were torn and bloody throw throw throw your dirty clothes in the washing machine throw your dirty clothes in the washing machine through through my friend threw the ball back over the fence my friend threw the ball back over the fence thrown thrown that old chair should be thrown away that old chair should be thrown away wake wake i wake up at seven every morning i wake up at seven every morning woke woke i woke up and got out of bed i woke up and got out of bed woken woken she ha d just woken from a deep sleep she had just woken from a deep sleep where where she likes to wear woolen socks in winter she likes to wear woolen socks in winter war war she wore a green dress she wore a green dress worn worn i've only worn this jumper twice i've only worn this jumper twice right right the child is learning to write the child is learning to write wrote wrote he wrote something on a small piece of paper he wrote something on a small piece of paper written written have you written up that report yet have you written up that report yet second hand car second hand car would you be interested in buying a second-hand car would you be interested in buying a second-hand car oncoming car oncoming car he flashed his headlights at the oncoming car he flashed his headlights at the oncoming car parked car parked car a parked car was obstructing the motorway a parked car was obstructing the motorway luxury car luxury car this luxury car offers comfort quietness and speed this luxury car offers comfort quietness and speed police car police car the police car was going so fast it must have been chasing someone the police car was going so fast it must have been chasing someone fast car fast car it's a fast car so it shouldn't take too long it's a fast car so it shouldn't take too long used car used car make sure you buy your used car from an authorized dealer make sure you buy your used car from an authorized dealer new car new car i have decided to invest in a new car i have decided to invest in a new car hire car hire car our hire car broke down after only an hour our hire car broke down after only an hour car parts car parts he works for a company that manufactures car parts he works for a company that manufactures car parts car wash car wash excuse all this mess i should really go to a car wash excuse all this mess i should really go to a car wash car insurance car insurance car insurance premiums have increased this year car insurance premiums have increased th is year car dealership car dealership car dealership has a large inventory of used cars the car dealership has a large inventory of used cars go for a drive go for a drive i thought we might go for a drive on sunday i thought we might go for a drive on sunday long drive long drive it was a long drive and the children started to get tired it was a long drive and the children started to get tired pleasant drive pleasant drive it's a pleasant drive to the coast it's a pleasant drive to the coast drive fast drive fast you shouldn't drive fast when your car is towing a caravan you shouldn't drive fast when your car is towing a caravan drive carefully drive carefully drive carefully the roads are very icy drive carefully the roads are very icy drive safely drive safely you need a clear head to be able to drive safely you need a clear head to be able to drive safely drive slowly drive slowly you have to drive slowly on these crooked country roads you have to drive slowly on these crooked coun try roads drink and drive drink and drive it is against the law to drink and drive it is against the law to drink and drive driving lesson driving lesson paul will be having his first driving lesson this thursday paul will be having his first driving lesson this thursday driving instructor driving instructor i managed to find a very good driving instructor i managed to find a very good driving instructor driving test driving test i passed my driving test at the first attempt i passed my driving test at the first attempt careless driving careless driving he was charged with careless driving and failing to report an accident he was charged with careless driving and failing to report an accident reckless driving reckless driving the police charged the driver with reckless driving the police charged the driver with reckless driving driving conditions driving conditions snow and ice are making driving conditions very dangerous snow and ice are making driving conditions very dangerous drivin g experience driving experience we are looking for drivers with at least two years of driving experience we are looking for drivers with at least two years of driving experience driving license driving license my driving license will expire at the end of the year my driving licence will expire at the end of the year dangerous driving dangerous driving she was arrested for dangerous driving she was arrested for dangerous driving elderly driver elderly driver an elderly driver was involved in an accident just outside the bank an elderly driver was involved in an accident just outside the bank delivery driver delivery driver he works as a delivery driver at the weekends he works as a delivery driver at the weekends experienced driver experienced driver i'm looking for an experienced driver with a clean driving license i'm looking for an experienced driver with a clean driving license inexperienced driver inexperienced driver if you are young and an inexperienced driver it is worth having good insurance if you are young and an inexperienced driver it is worth having good insurance uninsured driver uninsured driver the man gave permission to an uninsured driver to use his vehicle the man gave permission to an uninsured driver to use his vehicle drunk driver drunk driver my husband was nearly killed because of a drunk driver my husband was nearly killed because of a drunk driver terrible driver terrible driver you are a terrible driver you shouldn't be allowed to drive on the roads you are a terrible driver you shouldn't be allowed to drive on the roads taxi driver taxi driver i told the taxi driver to keep the change i told the taxi driver to keep the change student driver student driver at the time of the accident a student driver was behind the wheel of the car at the time of the accident a student driver was behind the wheel of the car traffic jam traffic jam sorry were late we got stuck in a traffic jam sorry we're late we got stuck in a traffic jam on coming traffic oncoming traffic he was dazzled by the lights of oncoming traffic he was dazzled by the lights of oncoming traffic busy traffic busy traffic i was caught up in the busy traffic again this evening i was caught up in the busy traffic again this evening slow moving traffic slow moving traffic he was stuck in a line of slow moving traffic he was stuck in a line of slow moving traffic fast moving traffic fast moving traffic be careful when changing lanes in fast moving traffic be careful when changing lanes in fast moving traffic rush hour traffic rush hour traffic they must have got caught in rush hour traffic they must have got caught in rush hour traffic stuck in traffic stuck in traffic they were stuck in traffic and missed their flight they were stuck in traffic and missed their flight beat the traffic beat the traffic let's try to beat the traffic by leaving early in the morning let's try to beat the traffic by leaving early in the morning traffic congestion traffic congestion parkin g near the school causes severe traffic congestion parking near the school causes severe traffic congestion traffic warden traffic warden a traffic warden asked him to move his car a traffic warden asked him to move his car queue of traffic queue of traffic there was a queue of traffic waiting to turn right there was a queue of traffic waiting to turn right face up to face up to meaning confront and deal with or accept a difficult or unpleasant task fact or situation confront and deal with or accept a difficult or unpleasant task fact or situation you have to face up to your responsibilities you have to face up to your responsibilities own up own up meaning to admit that you have done something bad or embarrassing to admit that you have done something bad or embarrassing he still wouldn't own up to the fact that he'd lied he still wouldn't own up to the fact that he lied look down on look down on meaning to think that you are better or more important than someone else or to think that something is not good enough for you to think that you are better or more important than someone else or to think that something is not good enough for you never look down on people less superior than you never look down on people less superior than you sink in sink in meaning if an unpleasant or surprising fact or idea sinks in you gradually start to believe it understand it or realize the effect it will have on you if an unpleasant or surprising fact or idea sinks in you gradually start to believe it understand it or realize the effect it will have on you it took a long time for the bad news to sink in it took a long time for the bad news to sink in let down let down meaning to disappoint someone by failing to do what you agreed to do or were expected to do to disappoint someone by failing to do what you agreed to do or were expected to do she had been let down badly in the past she had been let down badly in the past pick on pick on meaning to criticize punish or be unkind to the sa me person often and unfairly to criticize punish or be unkind to the same person often and unfairly they always pick on him when anything goes wrong they always pick on him when anything goes wrong take after take after meaning to be similar to an older member of your family in appearance or character to be similar to an older member of your family in appearance or character he is going to take after his brother and join the army he is going to take after his brother and join the army feel up to feel up to meaning to have the energy to do something to have the energy to do something i don't really feel up to seeing anyone today i don't really feel up to seeing anyone today give up give up meaning to stop trying to do something before you have finished usually because it is too difficult to stop trying to do something before you have finished usually because it is too difficult i can't answer that puzzle i give up i can't answer that puzzle i give up stand for stand for meaning if you w ill not stand for something you will not accept a situation or a particular type of behavior if you will not stand for something you will not accept a situation or a particular type of behavior i will not stand for behavior of that kind in my house i will not stand for behavior of that kind in my house clam up clam up meaning to become silent suddenly usually because you are embarrassed or nervous or do not want to talk about a particular subject to become silent suddenly usually because you are embarrassed or nervous or do not want to talk about a particular subject don't clam up just when the story is getting interesting don't climb up just when the story is getting interesting in fit in meaning to feel that you belong to a particular group and are accepted by that group to feel that you belong to a particular group and are accepted by that group i wasn't sure if she would fit in with my friends i wasn't sure if she would fit in with my friends put up with put up with meaning to acce pt or continue to accept an unpleasant situation or experience or someone who behaves unpleasantly to accept or continue to accept an unpleasant situation or experience or someone who behaves unpleasantly it isn't easy to put up with people who are impolite it isn't easy to put up with people who are impolite fool around fool around meaning to behave in a silly way especially in a way that might have dangerous results to behave in a silly way especially in a way that might have dangerous results you shouldn't fool around with dangerous chemicals you shouldn't fall around with dangerous chemicals get down to get down to meaning to start to direct your efforts and attention towards something to start to direct your efforts and attention towards something okay let's get down to business okay let's get down to business count on count on meaning to be confident that you can depend on someone to be confident that you can depend on someone i can always count on you to cheer me up i can always count on you to cheer me up look up to look up to meaning to admire and respect someone to admire and respect someone tell me about a person who you admire and look up to tell me about a person who you admire and look up to give in give in meaning to finally agree to what someone wants after refusing for a period of time to finally agree to what someone wants after refusing for a period of time she shouldn't always give in to his demands she shouldn't always give in to his demands figure out figure out meaning to understand or solve something to understand or solve something i can't figure out what he was hinting at i can't figure out what he was hinting at catch on catch on meaning to understand especially after a long time to understand especially after a long time wait a minute i'm beginning to catch on wait a minute i'm beginning to catch on cheer up cheer up meaning if someone cheers up or something cheers someone up they start to feel happier if someone cheers up or something ch eers someone up they start to feel happier try and cheer up a bit life isn't that bad try and cheer up a bit life isn't that bad fall about fall about meaning to laugh without being able to stop to laugh without being able to stop just the sight of him is enough to make you fall about laughing just the sight of him is enough to make you fall about laughing grow up grow up meaning to behave like an adult use to criticize someone who you think is being silly or unreasonable to behave like an adult used to criticize someone who you think is being silly or unreasonable everyone should just grow up and treat each other with respect everyone should just grow up and treat each other with respect think over think over meaning to consider an idea or plan carefully before making a decision to consider an idea or plan carefully before making a decision i suggest you think over your position very carefully i suggest you think over your position very carefully iron out iron out meaning to remove pr oblems or find solutions to remove problems or find solutions don't worry we'll iron out the problems don't worry we'll iron out the problems fall out fall out meaning to argue with someone and stop being friendly with them to argue with someone and stop being friendly with them most married people fall out over money most married people fall out over money along get along meaning if two or more people get along they like each other and are friendly to each other if two or more people get along they like each other and are friendly to each other i don't really get along with my sister's husband i don't really get along with my sister's husband get away with get away with meaning to do something successfully although it is not the best way of doing it to do something successfully although it is not the best way of doing it if you cheat in the exam you'll never get away with it if you cheat in the exam you'll never get away with it let on let on meaning to tell other people about somethi ng that you know especially when it is a secret to tell other people about something that you know especially when it is a secret she never let on that anything was wrong she never let on that anything was wrong look after look after meaning to take care of or be in charge of something to take care of or be in charge of something they employed him to look after the baby they employed him to look after the baby blow up blow up meaning to suddenly become very angry to suddenly become very angry it doesn't take much for my father to blow up it doesn't take much for my father to blow up put a cross put across meaning to express your ideas and opinions clearly so that people understand them easily to express your ideas and opinions clearly so that people understand them easily he was trying to put across a serious point was trying to put across a serious point work out work out meaning to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body to exercise in order to improve th e strength or appearance of your body i try and work out at the local gym once a week i try and work out at the local gym once a week try out try out meaning to compete for a position on the team or a part in the play to compete for a position on the team or a part in the play she is going to try out for the basketball team she is going to try out for the basketball team increase decrease our main aim is to increase sales in europe the government wants to decrease population growth soften harden the butter will soften if you leave it out the clay needs to harden before it can be painted ignite extinguish the gun powder sometimes fails to ignite it took about 50 minutes to extinguish the fire shout whisper we had to shout above the noise of the traffic you don't have to whisper no one can hear us loosen tighten you'll need a spanner to loosen that bolt turn the screw to the right to tighten it reward punish it is important to reward good behavior my parents used to punish me by not lett ing me watch tv immigrate emigrate they plan to immigrate to china next year they decided to emigrate to france encourage discourage the government wants to encourage people to vote i have tried to discourage him from biting his nails remember forget you need to remember to close the front door don't forget to put the car in the garage forbid permit i forbid anyone to touch that clock we do not permit smoking in the office retreat advance the soldiers were forced to retreat he continued to advance towards the car accept decline she refused to accept that there was a problem my initial reaction was to decline the offer appear disappear you must try not to appear vulnerable she managed to disappear during the festivities defend attack we need to defend against military aggression the army planned to attack the enemy in the morning show hide i'll show you how to load the software she manufactured a false story to hide the facts include exclude the law was amended to include people of all ages the school had no right to exclude the student from the examination freeze melt the children wanted the lake to freeze over so they could play on it finally the ice was beginning to melt give take he refused to give a statement to the police don't forget to take your umbrella when you go add subtract i have nothing to add to my earlier statement you will need to subtract that amount from each category close open the decision to close the factory has provoked fury turn the door knob to open the door demolish build we are going to demolish the old building a local developer is planning to build a supermarket ascend descend the path started to ascend more steeply the plane began to descend repair damage the money will be used to repair faulty equipment be careful not to damage other people's property enter exit we tried to enter the house but some men warned us off you need to exit using the door at the back of the property send receive i told her to send the letter by airmail i was very touched to receive your kind letter import export i need to import data from the database into my word processor we export all kinds of industrial products grow shrink all plants like to grow up towards the sunlight this material has a tendency to shrink when washed arrive depart i'm waiting for james to arrive the bus was due to depart at any moment unite divide the two parties have been trying to unite since the new year we agreed to divide the money equally between everyone marry divorce he asked me to marry him and i accepted she is going to divorce him on the grounds of adultery by sell i want to buy a present for my mother and father we should be able to sell the house at a profit admit deny she was very reluctant to admit the truth my instinctive reaction was to deny everything inhale exhale it is dangerous to inhale the fumes produced by these chemicals take a deep breath in then exhale into the mouthpiece stay leave old people prefer to stay in their own homes i haven't g ot to leave till three in the afternoon come go people have appealed for witnesses to come forward i need to go to the bathroom spend save i can't afford to spend any more money this week he managed to save enough money to buy a small house break mend i didn't mean to break the plate it was an accident they took a long time to mend the roof ask reply i would like to ask you about your future plans i was unsure how to reply to his question agree disagree it was unwise of you to agree to that she seemed to disagree with his decision begin end ladies and gentlemen the show is about to begin they decided to end their relationship approve disapprove we had to wait for the council to approve our plans to extend the house i strongly disapprove of any form of gambling float sink i wasn't sure if the raft would float their motorboat struck a rock and began to sink lose win i was unfortunate enough to lose my keys she overcame injury to win the olympic gold medal change remain i need to change i nto some dry clothes it took all his willpower to remain calm combine separate it's hard to combine family life with a career the police wanted to separate them into smaller groups simplify complicate he tried to simplify the story for the younger audience i do not wish to complicate the task more than is necessary flourish whether organized crime continued to flourish alongside the mainstream economy industries unable to modernize have been left to wither lengthen shorten can you lengthen these trousers for me i've asked him to shorten my grey trousers push pull you'll have to push harder if you want it to move it is naughty of you to pull your baby sister's hair fall rise the rain continued to fall all afternoon house prices are expected to rise sharply considerate inconsiderate she is always polite and considerate towards her employees it was very inconsiderate of you to keep us waiting fragile robust be careful not to drop it it's very fragile i need to buy a tall and robust stool for the kitchen careful careless be careful not to overload the washing machine it was careless of me to leave the door open bored interested some children get bored very quickly i've always been interested in music intentional accidental let me assure you that it was not intentional our meeting in new york was totally accidental selfish selfless her selfish behavior completely spoiled the evening she will be remembered for her selfless devotion to the cause willing unwilling she's always willing to help out they are unwilling to invest any more money in the project avoidable unavoidable running out of petrol is annoying and easily avoidable the manager said the job losses were unavoidable nervous calm it's perfectly normal to be nervous before a performance she's so calm nothing seems to phase her pessimistic optimistic the mood of the meeting was distinctly pessimistic i'm very optimistic about our chances of success fashionable unfashionable it's becoming fashionable to have long ha ir again they live in an unfashionable part of london convenient inconvenient you'll find these meals quick and convenient to prepare it must have been inconvenient for everyone simple difficult there's no simple solution to this problem he was finding it increasingly difficult to make decisions popular unpopular she's the editor of a popular woman's magazine it was a painful and unpopular decision blunt sharp she was cutting the bread with a blunt knife trim off the excess pastry using a sharp knife available unavailable tickets are available from the box office funding for the new school is unavailable flexible rigid many mothers prefer flexible working hours he is rigid about points of procedure sensitive insensitive she is very sensitive to other people's feelings it bothers me that he can be so insensitive loose tight she is wearing a long and loose dress these trousers are a bit tight around my waist constant inconstant he was in constant physical pain work was equally inconstant and low paid clean dirty the apartment was spotlessly clean he left a tray of dirty cups in the sink capable incapable the engineer is capable of handling the problem she seemed incapable of forming any relationships full empty the rubbish bin is full of rubbish she put down her empty cup on the table helpful unhelpful you may find it helpful to read this before making any decisions the shop assistant was rude and unhelpful compassionate heartless my father was a deeply compassionate man i couldn't believe they were so heartless logical illogical i'm sure there is a logical explanation for all this the current rules are illogical and unnecessary thick thin his coat was covered with thick brown mud cut the vegetables into thin strips acceptable unacceptable such behavior is not acceptable in this school i found her attitude totally unacceptable deep shallow he dug a deep hole in the garden serve the noodles in a shallow bowl conspicuous inconspicuous the noticed must be displayed in a conspicuous place i'll try to be as inconspicuous as possible able unable you should be able to evaluate your own work they were unable to gain admittance to the whole honest dishonest are you being completely honest about your feelings beware of dishonest traders in the tourist areas dark light there was a dark smudge on his forehead all the bedrooms are light and airy cheap expensive i got a cheap flight at the last minute she was wearing an expensive new outfit pleasant unpleasant he was a pleasant man but didn't talk much i found her manner extremely unpleasant bad good a bad diet can cause health problems we ate at a good restaurant last night satisfied unsatisfied are you satisfied with your new car the unsatisfied workers are rioting in the streets hot cold it was hot inside the classroom i woke up in the night feeling cold common uncommon these two species share a common set of characteristics side effects from the drug are uncommon curly straight both my parents have curly bro wn hair he made sure his tie was straight short tall she wore a red dress and had short brown hair he is tall broad and muscular tidy messy they sat in her neat and tidy kitchen the children got really messy playing in the woods complete incomplete here is the complete list of courses offered by the university the decision was based on incomplete information big small they stood under a big tree the bedroom was small and quiet toxic non-toxic these factories are releasing toxic gases into the atmosphere the wall was decorated with non-toxic paint bitter sweet the medicine had a slightly bitter taste i would like a cup of hot sweet tea expensive inexpensive she was wearing an expensive new outfit the furniture is inexpensive but well made young old the young boy enjoys playing football the old man had a nap in the afternoon vertical horizontal the illustration shows a vertical line draw a horizontal line across the bottom of the page wet dry a small green snake slithered across the wet road i need to change into some dry clothes nice nasty that's not a nice thing to say the news gave me a nasty shock sufficient insufficient we can only prosecute if there is sufficient evidence there was insufficient evidence to convict him noisy quiet the streets were noisy and full of activity live in a very quiet street wrong right unfortunately that was the wrong answer well done that was the right answer open closed he climbed through the open window the office is closed at the weekend dangerous safe you shouldn't fool around with dangerous chemicals the plane made a safe landing obedient disobedient as a child she was obedient and truthful i was very disobedient towards my father beautiful ugly she was a very beautiful woman the child is frightened by the ugly man friendly unfriendly she smiled again in a friendly manner the driver's manner was very unfriendly patient impatient she's very patient with young children he gave another impatient glance at his watch happy sad james c ame in looking happy and excited he wept when he heard the sad news useful useless the guide is crammed full of useful information a car is useless without petrol rational irrational it's impossible to have a rational conversation with him his parents were worried by his increasingly irrational behavior rough smooth the rough road made the car vibrate whip the ingredients into a smooth paste accurate inaccurate the brochure tries to give a fair and accurate description of each hotel figures quoted in the article are wildly inaccurate active inactive he was active in organizing student meetings some animals are inactive during the daytime tired energetic i'm feeling tired after that long walk i'm feeling quite energetic today polite impolite she has always been very polite in her dealings with me it is impolite to point at people efficient inefficient dolphins are incredibly graceful and efficient swimmers existing methods of production are expensive and inefficient cowardly brave he wa s a weak and cowardly man he was commended for his brave actions lucky unlucky you're very lucky to be alive after that accident this has been an unlucky year for me ambitious unambitious only ambitious students get the best marks he was a reliable and unambitious officer who did as he was told wild tame the woods are inhabited by many wild animals the bird became so tame that it was hard to release it back into the wild strong weak he overcame a strong temptation to run away the dance left her feeling breathless and weak practical impractical he is a practical man and doesn't like small talk he rejected my suggestion as impractical consistent inconsistent his action is always consistent with his words her academic performance has been inconsistent visible invisible the smoke from the fire was visible from the road he wished that he could make himself invisible decisive indecisive she has played a decisive role in the peace negotiations he came across as a weak and indecisive leader re spectful disrespectful he was always respectful of my independence they shouldn't treat their mother in this disrespectful way uttered uttered meaning make a sound with one's voice make a sound with one's voice my name was uttered by someone near me my name was uttered by someone near me exclaimed exclaimed meaning cry out suddenly in surprise strong emotion or pain cry out suddenly in surprise strong emotion or pain she exclaimed in delight when she saw the presence she exclaimed in delight when she saw the presence admitted admitted meaning confess to be true or to be the case confess to be true or to be the case he admitted that he'd made an error he admitted that he'd made an error answered answered meaning say or write something as a reaction to someone or something say or write something as a reaction to someone or something of course i don't mind she answered mildly of course i don't mind she answered mildly responded responded meaning say something in reply say something in rep ly he responded politely to her questions he responded politely to her questions replied replied meaning say something in response to something someone has said say something in response to something someone has said he never replied to any of my letters he never replied to any of my letters shouted shouted meaning of a person utter a loud cry typically as an expression of a strong emotion of a person utter a loud cry typically as an expression of a strong emotion i shouted at him in sheer frustration i shouted at him in sheer frustration mentioned mentioned meaning refer to something briefly and without going into detail refer to something briefly and without going into detail nobody mentioned anything to me about it nobody mentioned anything to me about it mumbled mumbled meaning say something indistinctly and quietly making it difficult for others to hear say something indistinctly and quietly making it difficult for others to hear he bumped into someone and mumbled an apology he bu mped into someone and mumbled an apology whispered whispered meaning speak very softly using one's breath rather than one's throat especially for the sake of secrecy speak very softly using one's breath rather than one's throat especially for the sake of secrecy she leaned forward and whispered something in my ear she leaned forward and whispered something in my ear murmured murmured meaning say something in a low or indistinct voice say something in a low or indistinct voice he turned and murmured something to the professor he turned and murmured something to the professor yelled yelled meaning shout in a loud sharp way shout in a loud sharp way he yelled at the other driver he yelled at the other driver denied denied meaning state that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of state that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of the company has denied the allegations the company has denied the allegations begged begged meaning ask someone earnestly or humbly for something a sk someone earnestly or humbly for something give me one more chance he begged give me one more chance he begged announced announced meaning make a formal public statement about a fact occurrence or intention make a formal public statement about a fact occurrence or intention yesterday she announced that she is quitting her job yesterday she announced that she is quitting her job stated stated meaning clearly expressed or identified specified clearly expressed or identified specified he stated his own views quite openly he stated his own views quite openly confessed confessed meaning admit that one has committed a crime or done something wrong admit that one has committed a crime or done something wrong he confessed that he had stolen the money he confessed that he had stolen the money gasped gasped meaning say something while catching one's breath say something while catching one's breath he gasped out when he read the letter he gasped out when he read the letter chuckled chuckled mea ning laugh quietly or inwardly laugh quietly or inwardly he chuckled at the funny story he chuckled at the funny story remarked remarked meaning say something as a comment mention say something as a comment mention i remarked that i would go shopping that afternoon i remarked that i would go shopping that afternoon explained explained meaning make an idea or situation clear to someone by describing it in more detail or revealing relevant facts make an idea or situation clear to someone by describing it in more detail or revealing relevant facts i explained that an ambulance would be coming soon i explained that an ambulance would be coming soon reminded reminded meaning cause someone to remember someone or something cause someone to remember someone or something i reminded myself to watch them closely i reminded myself to watch them closely told told meaning communicate information to someone in spoken or written words communicate information to someone in spoken or written words our t eacher told us a joke today our teacher told us a joke today boasted boasted meaning talk with excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one's achievements possessions or abilities talk with excessive pride and self-satisfaction about one's achievements possessions or abilities he boasted about the big fish he had caught he boasted about the big fish he had caught complained complained meaning express dissatisfaction or annoyance about something express dissatisfaction or annoyance about something he complained bitterly about his exam grades he complained bitterly about his exam grades moaned moaned meaning complain or grumble typically about something trivial complain or grumble typically about something trivial a lot of people moaned about the parking problems a lot of people moaned about the parking problems joked joked meaning make jokes talk humorously or flippantly make jokes talk humorously or flippantly we joked about the amount of luggage we had to carry we joked about the a mount of luggage we had to carry pleaded pleaded meaning make an emotional appeal make an emotional appeal the lady pleaded with her daughter to come back home the lady pleaded with her daughter to come back home side side meaning emit a long deep audible breath expressing sadness relief tiredness or similar emit a long deep audible breath expressing sadness relief tiredness or similar she sighed with relief that it was all over she sighed with relief that it was all over can opener can opener binoculars binoculars microphone microphone pepper mill pepper mill mobile phone mobile phone corkscrew corkscrew garlic press garlic press guitar guitar selfie stick selfie stick dog lead dog lead magnifying glass magnifying glass basketball basketball shoe horn shoe horn greater greater umbrella umbrella tennis racket tennis racket garden shears garden shears lighter lighter handbag handbag axe axe shopping basket shopping basket skipping rope skipping rope ladle ladle pen pen hip flask hip fla sk balloon balloon dumbbell dumbbell spatula spatula ice cream ice cream torch torch chopsticks chopsticks hammer hammer cup cup knife knife fork fork spoon spoon brush toothbrush hedge trimmer hedge trimmer key key comb comb champagne flute champagne flute tongs tongs brush brush spade spade remote control remote control whisk whisk vacuum cleaner vacuum cleaner pliers pliers mouse mouse lipstick lipstick colander colander drill drill walking stick walking stick of wine glass of wine tape measure tape measure kettle kettle frying pan frying pan hair straighteners hair straighteners salt mill salt mill grass trimmer grass trimmer cleaver cleaver pool cue pool cue playing cards playing cards screwdriver screwdriver sponge sponge smoking pipe smoking pipe slice of pizza slice of pizza baseball bat baseball bat chainsaw chainsaw peeler peeler wok wok gift gift soap soap bow and arrow bow and arrow cocktail shaker cocktail shaker blow torch blow torch pencil sharpener pencil sharpener toil et paper toilet paper cricket bat cricket bat paint brush paint brush water bottle water bottle scissors scissors saw saw mortar and pestle mortar and pestle pint of beer pint of beer chess set chess set hand pump hand pump digital camera digital camera citrus reamer citrus reemer highlighter pen highlighter pen hair dryer hair dryer stress ball stress ball watering can watering can towel towel suitcase suitcase padlock padlock spray bottle spray bottle calculator calculator perceive perceive meaning interpret or regard someone or something in a particular way interpret or regard someone or something in a particular way i perceive him as a particularly appropriate role model i perceive him as a particularly appropriate role model emerge emerge meaning become apparent or prominent become apparent or prominent the facts behind the scandal are sure to emerge eventually the facts behind the scandal are sure to emerge eventually intervene intervene meaning take part in something so as to pr event or alter a result or course of events take part in something so as to prevent or alter a result or course of events she was reluctant to intervene in what was essentially a private dispute she was reluctant to intervene in what was essentially a private dispute proceed proceed meaning come before something in time come before something in time he gestured for her to proceed him through the door he gestured for her to precede him through the door justify justify meaning show or prove to be right or reasonable show or prove to be right or reasonable he found it very difficult to justify his decision he found it very difficult to justify his decision obtain obtain meaning get acquire or secure something get acquire or secure something i haven't been able to obtain that book i haven't been able to obtain that book generate generate meaning produce or create produce or create the wind turbines are used to generate electricity the wind turbines are used to generate electricity react re act meaning act in response to something respond in a particular way act in response to something respond in a particular way the police must be able to react swiftly in an emergency the police must be able to react swiftly in an emergency locate locate meaning discover the exact place or position of discover the exact place or position of we tried to locate the source of the sound we tried to locate the source of the sound involve involve meaning have or include something as a necessary or integral part or result have or include something as a necessary or integral part or result the test will involve answering questions about a photograph the test will involve answering questions about a photograph select select meaning carefully choose as being the best or most suitable carefully choose as being the best or most suitable always select the right tool for the job always select the right tool for the job allocate allocate meaning distribute resources or duties for a particular purpose distribute resources or duties for a particular purpose local authorities have to learn to allocate resources efficiently local authorities have to learn to allocate resources efficiently focus focus meaning pay particular attention to pay particular attention to he felt he needed to focus more on his career he felt he needed to focus more on his career imply imply meaning indicate the truth or existence of something by suggestion rather than explicit reference indicate the truth or existence of something by suggestion rather than explicit reference how dare she imply that i was lying how dare she imply that i was lying link link meaning make form or suggest a connection with or between make form or suggest a connection with or between they planned to build a highway to link the two towns they planned to build a highway to link the two towns survive survive meaning continue to live or exist especially in spite of danger or hardship continue to live or exist especially in spite of dange r or hardship it astonished her that he was able to survive it astonished her that he was able to survive remove remove meaning take something away or off from the position occupied take something away or off from the position occupied first remove any grease or dirt from the surface first remove any grease or dirt from the surface effect affect meaning have an effect on make a difference to have an effect on make a difference to never allow personal problems to affect your performance never allow personal problems to affect your performance detect detect meaning discover or identify the presence or existence of discover or identify the presence or existence of i can detect signs of improvement in your thinking i can detect signs of improvement in your thinking impose impose meaning force and unwelcome decision or ruling on someone force an unwelcome decision or ruling on someone don't impose yourself on people who don't want you don't impose yourself on people who don't want you modif y modify meaning make partial or minor changes to something make partial or minor changes to something you may need to modify your plans a little you may need to modify your plans a little pursue pursue meaning follow or chase someone or something follow or chase someone or something she plans to pursue a career in politics she plans to pursue a career in politics approach approach meaning come near or nearer to someone or something in distance or time come near or nearer to someone or something in distance or time they had to approach the castle through thick swamps they had to approach the castle through thick swamps retain retain meaning continue to have something keep possession of continue to have something keep possession of he struggled to retain control of the situation he struggled to retain control of the situation deviate deviate meaning depart from an established course depart from an established course we had to deviate significantly from our usual root we had to deviate s ignificantly from our usual root specify specify meaning identify clearly and definitely identify clearly and definitely remember to specify your size when ordering clothes remember to specify your size when ordering clothes create meaning bring something into existence bring something into existence the government plans to create more jobs for young people the government plans to create more jobs for young people seek seek meaning attempt to find something attempt to find something if it's a legal matter you need to seek professional advice if it's a legal matter you need to seek professional advice transfer transfer meaning move from one place to another move from one place to another he intends to transfer some money to another bank account he intends to transfer some money to another bank account communicate communicate meaning share or exchange information news or ideas share or exchange information news or ideas dolphins use sound to communicate with each other dolphins use sound to communicate with each other interact interact meaning communicate or be involved directly communicate or be involved directly the lawyer advised the criminal to interact with the police the lawyer advised the criminal to interact with the police rely rely meaning depend on with full trust or confidence depend on with full trust or confidence i rely on you for good advice i rely on you for good advice assume assume meaning suppose to be the case without proof suppose to be the case without proof it is a mistake to assume that your children will agree with you it is a mistake to assume that your children will agree with you guide guide meaning show or indicate the way to someone show or indicate the way to someone he flashed a torch to guide me he flashed a torch to guide me aid aid meaning help or support someone or something in the achievement of something help or support someone or something in the achievement of something some people take up yoga to aid relaxation some people tak e up yoga to aid relaxation convert convert meaning change the form character or function of something change the form character or function of something could we convert the small bedroom into a second bathroom could we convert the small bedroom into a second bathroom diminish diminish meaning make or become less make or become less we should try to diminish the cost of production we should try to diminish the cost of production occur occur meaning happen take place happen take place i don't want such a thing to occur again i don't want such a thing to occur again achieve achieve meaning successfully bring about or reach a desired objective or result by effort skill or courage successfully bring about or reach a desired objective or result by effort skill or courage the only way to achieve the impossible is to believe that it is possible the only way to achieve the impossible is to believe that it is possible decline decline meaning politely refuse an invitation or offer politely refu se an invitation or offer my initial reaction was to decline the offer my initial reaction was to decline the offer enforce enforce meaning compel observance of or compliance with a law rule or obligation compel observance of or compliance with a law rule or obligation the police are there to enforce the law the police are there to enforce the law require require meaning need for a particular purpose need for a particular purpose do you require any information from me do you require any information from me respond respond meaning say something in reply say something in reply the bank has yet to respond to our letter the bank has yet to respond to our letter comprehend comprehend meaning grasp mentally understand grasp mentally understand she failed to comprehend the seriousness of the situation she failed to comprehend the seriousness of the situation maintain maintain meaning cause or enable a condition or situation to continue cause or enable a condition or situation to continue we a im to maintain high standards of customer care we aim to maintain high standards of customer care assess assess meaning evaluate or estimate the nature ability or quality of evaluate or estimate the nature ability or quality of we need to assess the impact on climate change we need to assess the impact on climate change attain attain meaning succeed in achieving something that one has worked for succeed in achieving something that one has worked for here is your opportunity to attain a goal here is your opportunity to attain a goal refine refine meaning make minor changes so as to improve or clarify a theory or method make minor changes so as to improve or clarify a theory or method you must refine your manners you must refine your manners assist assist meaning help someone typically by doing a share of the work help someone typically by doing a share of the work the family decided to assist me with my chores the family decided to assist me with my chores expand expand meaning become o r make larger or more extensive become or make larger or more extensive there are no plans to expand the local airport there are no plans to expand the local airport i come stay here until i come back when can i come over i've come i've come to a decision i've come to keep you company you come i'll wait till you come back will you come to my party he comes he comes to see us once a week he comes from a wealthy family she comes i wonder where she comes from she comes home from work at six o'clock we come we come from similar backgrounds we'll cross that bridge when we come to it they come let me know when they come when will they come to a decision it comes sees the opportunity when it comes up when it comes to job interviews first impressions are important i came i came back because of the rain i came home late and my mother was angry you came i'm glad you came you came back very late last night he came he came first in the race we were all laughing when he came in she came she came in with a tray of drinks she came into the room and shut the door we came we came specially to see you we came to a sharp bend in the road they came they came running to meet me they came running down the stairs i'm coming i think i'm coming down with the flu i don't care if he likes it or not i'm coming you coming what time are you coming home are you coming with us tonight he is coming he is coming to stay with her don't worry he is coming she is coming she is coming round the corner she is coming to the restaurant at eight o'clock they are coming they are coming tomorrow they are coming to the concert as my guests were coming i wish you were coming with me i had no idea that you were coming come first come first as far as i'm concerned the children come first as far as i'm concerned the children come first come close come close no other female player has come close to her level no other female player has come close to her level come two terms come two terms counseling helped her come to terms with her grief counseling helped her come to terms with her grief come to light come to light new evidence has recently come to light new evidence has recently come to light come early come early he requested that they should come early he requested that they should come early come to mind come to mind three possible explanations come to mind three possible explanations come to mind come last come last they didn't come last in their league they didn't come last in their league come on time come on time the buses don't come on time the buses don't come on time come prepared come prepared next time we should come prepared for longer harder days next time we should come prepared for longer harder days come to a decision come to a decision we must come to a decision about what to do next by tomorrow we must come to a decision about what to do next by tomorrow come to an agreement come to an agreement i am hopeful that we can come to an agreement i am hopeful that we can come to an agreement come apart come apart if you sit on that chair it will come apart if you sit on that chair it will come apart come to an end come to an end everyone wishes the war would come to an end soon everyone wishes the war would come to an end soon come across come across meaning of a person appear or sound in a specified way give a specified impression of a person appear or sound in a specified way give a specified impression i've never come across anyone quite like her before i've never come across anyone quite like her before come along come along meaning arrive arrive you go now and i'll come along later you go now and i'll come along later come back come back meaning return return please wait for me till i come back please wait for me till i come back come off come off meaning if something such as dirt or paint comes off something it is removed by washing or rubbing if something such as dirt or paint comes off something it is removed by washing or rubbing if you keep rubbing the paint will come off if you keep rubbing the paint will come off come out come out meaning of a fact emerge become known of a fact emerge become known i am confident that everything will come out in time i am confident that everything will come out in time come over come over meaning to come to a place move from one place to another or move towards someone to come to a place move from one place to another or move towards someone why don't you come over for lunch on friday why don't you come over for lunch on friday come through come through meaning to be still alive working or making progress after a difficult or dangerous experience to be still alive working or making progress after a difficult or dangerous experience it's been a very upsetting time but we've come through it together it's been a very upsetting time but we've come through it together come up come up meaning of an issue situation or problem occur or present itself especially unexpectedly of an issue situation or problem occur or present itself especially unexpectedly a position has come up in the accounts department a position has come up in the accounts department come down come down meaning of a building or other structure collapse or be demolished of a building or other structure collapse or be demolished we were lucky the bridge didn't come down we were lucky the bridge didn't come down come round come round meaning visit someone's house visit someone's house i'll come round tomorrow evening i'll come round tomorrow evening flying high flying high meaning to feel very happy to feel very happy they were flying high after the birth of their first baby they were flying high after the birth of their first baby down in the dumps down in the dumps meaning to feel unhappy or without hope to feel unhappy or without hope she's a bit down in the dumps because she's got to take her exams again she's a bit down in the dumps because she's got to take her exams again hit the ceiling hit the ceiling meaning to get very angry or upset to get very angry or upset my father hit the ceiling when i damaged the car my father hit the ceiling when i damaged the car at sixes and sevens at sixes and sevens meaning to be in a state of total confusion or disarray to be in a state of total confusion or disarray i'm really at sixes and sevens overtaking this new job i'm really at sixes and sevens overtaking this new job lost the plot lost the plot meaning to be so confused that you are no longer able to act normally or understand what is happening to be so confused that you are no longer able to act normally or understand what is happening we think they have lost the plot we think they have lost the plot crocodile tears crocodile tears meaning when you pretend to be sad when you pretend to be sad the woman cried crocodile tears at the news the woman cried crocodile tears at the news fall two pieces fall to pieces meaning to become very emotional about something to become very emotional about something ever y time it rains i fall to pieces every time it rains i fall to pieces a fish out of water a fish out of water meaning to feel awkward or uncomfortable because you are in an unfamiliar or unusual situation to feel awkward or uncomfortable because you are in an unfamiliar or unusual situation i felt like a fish out of water in my new school i felt like a fish out of water in my new school in seventh heaven in seventh heaven meaning to be in a state of complete happiness to be in a state of complete happiness now that he's been promoted he's in seventh heaven now that he's been promoted he's in seventh heaven butterflies in my stomach butterflies in my stomach meaning to have or get a nervous feeling generally before you are going to do something to have or get a nervous feeling generally before you are going to do something i had butterflies in my stomach as i went to get my exam results i had butterflies in my stomach as i went to get my exam results full of the joys of spring full of t he joys of spring meaning to be very happy to be very happy john has been full of the joys of spring since he passed his driving test john has been full of the joys of spring since he passed his driving test none the wiser none the wiser meaning to feel confused as you don't understand something even though it has been explained to feel confused as you don't understand something even though it has been explained i've read the instructions twice and i'm still non the wiser i've read the instructions twice and i'm still none the wiser like a dog with two tails like a dog with two tails meaning to be extremely happy delighted or excited about something to be extremely happy delighted or excited about something mary's been like a dog with two tails ever since she heard the news mary's been like a dog with two tails ever since she heard the news kick myself kick myself meaning to feel regretful as you wish you had done something or said something differently to feel regretful as you wish yo u had done something or said something differently i could kick myself for confiding in him i could kick myself for confiding in him on pins and needles on pins and needles meaning to be anxious and in suspense usually waiting to know some important information to be anxious and in suspense usually waiting to know some important information it seems like you're on pins and needles today anything troubling you it seems like you're on pins and needles today anything troubling you tickled pink tickled pink meaning to be extremely pleased about something to be extremely pleased about something we were tickled pink to see our friends on television we were tickled pink to see our friends on television out of your mind out of your mind meaning to become crazy or confused to become crazy or confused what are you doing are you out of your mind what are you doing are you out of your mind flawed flawed meaning to be surprised or overwhelmed to be surprised or overwhelmed he was completely flawed by two of the questions in the exam he was completely flawed by two of the questions in the exam at the end of my tether at the end of my tether meaning to feel upset because you are no longer able to deal with or sort out a difficult situation to feel upset because you are no longer able to deal with or sort out a difficult situation i'm at the end of my tether i shall go mad if this goes on i'm at the end of my tether i shall go mad if this goes on pumped up pumped up meaning to be very excited about something to be very excited about something i was just so pumped up about what was going to happen i was just so pumped up about what was going to happen grief stricken grief stricken meaning to feel extremely sad to feel extremely sad there was no way of consoling her grief-stricken family there was no way of consoling her grief-stricken family bite my head off bite my head off meaning when you feel so angry about something that you display your anger by speaking to someone in an angry manner when you feel so angry about something that you display your anger by speaking to someone in an angry manner i only asked if i could help there's no need to bite my head off i only asked if i could help there's no need to bite my head off skating on thin ice skating on thin ice meaning when you feel anxious about something that is dangerous or risky when you feel anxious about something that is dangerous or risky he's skating on thin ice by lying to the police he's skating on thin ice by lying to the police made my blood run cold made my blood run cold meaning a sight situation or sound that makes you feel frightened worried horror or dread a sight situation or sound that makes you feel frightened worried horror or dread i heard a tapping on the window which made my blood run cold i heard a tapping on the window which made my blood run cold on cloud nine on cloud nine meaning to be in a state of happiness due to an accomplishment or an event to be in a state of happiness due to an accomplishment or an event he was on cloud nine after winning the marathon he was on cloud nine after winning the marathon puzzle over puzzle over meaning to be confused about something that you need to think carefully about it for a long time in order to understand it to be confused about something that you need to think carefully about it for a long time in order to understand it i puzzle over the meaning of life i puzzle over the meaning of life on top of the world on top of the world meaning to be extremely happy to be extremely happy she was feeling on top of the world she was feeling on top of the world lump in my throat lump in my throat meaning to be so sad about something you can't put your feelings into words to be so sad about something you can't put your feelings into words i stood there with a lump in my throat and tried to fight back the tears i stood there with a lump in my throat and tried to fight back the tears frown upon frown upon meaning to disapprove of someth ing to disapprove of something i frown upon smoking in public restaurants i frown upon smoking in public restaurants rally round rally round meaning to unite in order to support a fellow group member to unite in order to support a fellow group member if we rally round we can overcome our present troubles if we rally round we can overcome our present troubles latch onto latch onto meaning to obtain acquire or get and keep hold of something to obtain acquire or get and keep hold of something it took him a while to latch onto their style of humor it took him a while to latch onto their style of humor scrape by scrape by meaning to only afford the essentials to barely sustain oneself to only afford the essentials to barely sustain oneself i can just scrape by on what my parents give me i can just scrape by on what my parents give me go astray go astray meaning to become lost or mislaid to become lost or mislaid we locked up our valuables so they would not go astray we locked up our valuabl es so they would not go astray cast adrift cast adrift meaning to place a person in a ship's boat or raft and leave them to place a person in a ship's boat or raft and leave them if you are ever cast adrift at sea never drink seawater if you are ever cast adrift at sea never drink seawater squeeze under squeeze under meaning to get past an obstruction by going underneath although with difficulty to get past an obstruction by going underneath although with difficulty they managed to squeeze under the fence and get into the festival they managed to squeeze under the fence and get into the festival look beyond look beyond meaning to see potential beyond obvious flaws to consider something more than something else to see potential beyond obvious flaws to consider something more than something else being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect it means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect it means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections come between come between meaning to affect negatively or cause discord between someone and another person to affect negatively or cause discord between someone and another person don't let a little thing like that come between you two don't let a little thing like that come between you two knuckle down knuckle down meaning to get to work to focus on a task to get to work to focus on a task if he doesn't knuckle down soon he'll never get through those exams if he doesn't knuckle down soon he'll never get through those exams storm out storm out meaning to leave or depart angrily to leave or depart angrily why did the man storm out of the manager's office why did the man storm out of the manager's office string together string together meaning to put together in a series or sequence to put together in a series or sequence he managed to string together a few words of thanks he managed to string together a few words of thanks hail from hail from meaning to be a native of to come from to originate from to have as one's birthplace or residence to be a native of to come from to originate from to have as one's birthplace or residence the representatives hail from all parts of the country the representatives hail from all parts of the country pan out pan out meaning to proceed according to plan to result or end up to proceed according to plan to result or end up we'll have to see how things pan out we'll have to see how things pan out fuss over fuss over meaning to be overly attentive to someone or something to be overly attentive to someone or something they love to fuss over their grandchildren they love to fuss over their grandchildren rely on rely on meaning to be dependent upon to be dependent upon you can safely rely on her judgment you can safely rely on her judgment clam up clam up meaning to become silent to stop talking to shut up to become silent to stop talking to shut up don't clam up just when the story is getting interesting do n't clam up just when the story is getting interesting mull over mull over meaning to think deeply about something to ponder deliberate or ruminate to think deeply about something to ponder deliberate or ruminate the manager needs time to mull over our proposals the manager needs time to mull over our proposals take after take after meaning to resemble a parent or ancestor in appearance or habit to resemble a parent or ancestor in appearance or habit do you take after your mother or father do you take after your mother or father push past push past meaning to rudely force one's way in front of another to rudely force one's way in front of another he caught hold of her arm as she tried to push past him he caught hold of her arm as she tried to push past him bump into bump into meaning to meet by chance to meet by chance wherever i go i always seem to bump into him wherever i go i always seem to bump into him straighten up straighten up meaning to deal with put in order to deal with put in order i managed to straighten up the house before my parents got home i managed to straighten up the house before my parents got home skim through skim through meaning to read something hurriedly without being attached to details to read something hurriedly without being attached to details it's important for you to skim through the text it's important for you to skim through the text pile up pile up meaning to collect or accumulate as a backlog to collect or accumulate as a backlog problems are beginning to pile up problems are beginning to pile up forge ahead forge ahead meaning to move quickly or to make good progress with especially a plan to move forward quickly or to make good progress with especially a plan our export sales have continued to forge ahead this year our export sales have continued to forge ahead this year splash out splash out meaning to spend a lot of money on something desired but not necessary to spend a lot of money on something desired but not necessary we' re going to splash out and buy a new car we're going to splash out and buy a new car kick back kick back meaning to relax two relax kick off your shoes and kick back for a while kick off your shoes and kick back for a while believe in believe in meaning to have confidence in the ability or power of to have confidence in the ability or power of believe in yourself when no one else does believe in yourself when no one else does improve on improve on meaning to fix make better or increase the quality of something in comparison to previous attempts to contribute to an ongoing effort to improve something to fix make better or increase the quality of something in comparison to previous attempts to contribute to an ongoing effort to improve something the company will be going all out to improve on last year's sales the company will be going all out to improve on last year's sales narrow down narrow down meaning to make more specific to make more specific there are easy ways to narrow down you r choice there are easy ways to narrow down your choice drag out drag out meaning to extend or lengthen excessively to extend or lengthen excessively the company was willing to drag out the proceedings for years the company was willing to drag out the proceedings for years dwell on dwell on meaning to continue to think or talk about to continue to think or talk about let's not dwell on your past mistakes let's not dwell on your past mistakes dispose of dispose of meaning to get rid of to get rid of she tried to dispose of the evidence she tried to dispose of the evidence nod off nod off meaning to fall asleep especially unintentionally to fall asleep especially unintentionally i was about to nod off when she knocked on the door i was about to nod off when she knocked on the door topple over topple over meaning to fall over to fall from an upright or standing position to a horizontal or prone position to fall over to fall from an upright or standing position to a horizontal or prone pos ition that plant is going to topple over if you don't put it in a bigger pot that plant is going to topple over if you don't put it in a bigger pot hold off hold off meaning to delay commencing an action until some specified time or event has passed to delay commencing an action until some specified time or event has passed could you hold off your decision until next week could you hold off your decision until next week rip off rip off meaning to steal cheat or swindle especially to charge an exorbitant or unfair rate to steal cheat or swindle especially to charge an exorbitant or unfair rate that's a rip-off you shouldn't have spent so much that's a rip-off you shouldn't have spent so much wolf down wolf down meaning to consume food quickly or greedily without regard for table manners to consume food quickly or greedily without regard for table manners don't wolf down an entire chocolate cake you will get indigestion don't wolf down an entire chocolate cake you will get indigestion be ar with bear with meaning to be patient with to be patient with bear with me for a minute and you'll see what i mean bear with me for a minute and you'll see what i mean bounce back bounce back meaning to recover from a negative without seemingly any damage to recover from a negative without seemingly any damage he is young enough to bounce back from this disappointment he is young enough to bounce back from this disappointment fizzle out fizzle out meaning to lose excitement to become less exciting to lose excitement to become less exciting her parents are hoping that the relationship will fizzle out her parents are hoping that the relationship will fizzle out buckle up buckle up meaning to fasten one's seat belt or safety belt to fasten one's seat belt or safety belt please buckle up now we're about to land please buckle up now we're about to land tag along tag along meaning to accompany join or follow to go with to accompany join or follow to go with do you mind if i tag along with you tonight do you mind if i tag along with you tonight vouch for vouch for meaning to affirm the truth or reliability of to affirm the truth or reliability of i can vouch for the fact that he is a good worker i can vouch for the fact that he is a good worker lie low lie low meaning to conceal oneself to remain hidden to conceal oneself to remain hidden he sensibly decided to lie low for a while he sensibly decided to lie low for a while set aside set aside meaning to separate and reserve something for a specific purpose to separate and reserve something for a specific purpose she tries to set aside some money every month she tries to set aside some money every month get even get even meaning to get revenge to get revenge i'll get even with him one day i'll get even with him one day start over start over meaning to begin again to return to the beginning to begin again to return to the beginning she'd like to forget her past and start over she'd like to forget her past and start over do without do without meaning to manage despite the lack of to manage despite the lack of i don't know what i do without you i don't know what i do without you stumble across stumble across meaning to discover or find something by accident to discover or find something by accident if you stumble across the book keep it for me if you stumble across the book keep it for me keep quiet keep quiet please keep quiet i'm trying to get some work done please keep quiet i'm trying to get some work done be quiet be quiet the teacher told us to be quiet the teacher told us to be quiet quiet down quiet down the father asked the children to quiet down because the baby was sleeping the father asked the children to quiet down because the baby was sleeping peace and quiet peace and quiet all i want is a bit of peace and quiet all i want is a bit of peace and quiet seem quiet seem quiet things seem quiet in the office right now things seem quiet in the office right now pretty quiet pretty quiet sunday nig hts are usually pretty quiet sunday nights are usually pretty quiet quiet life quiet life he lives a quiet life he lives a quiet life quiet afternoon quiet afternoon i was looking forward to a nice quiet afternoon i was looking forward to a nice quiet afternoon quiet evening quiet evening i'm just going to have a quiet evening at home i'm just going to have a quiet evening at home quiet place quiet place i need a quiet place to compose my thoughts i need a quiet place to compose my thoughts fast as possible fast as possible he must complete the mission and leave as fast as possible he must complete the mission and leave as fast as possible fast pace fast pace the traffic is now moving at a fast pace the traffic is now moving at a fast pace fast food fast food she works as a chef at a fast food restaurant she works as a chef at a fast food restaurant fast car fast car it's a really fast car if a little expensive it's a really fast car if a little expensive fast asleep fast asleep the ca t was lying fast asleep by the fire the cat was lying fast asleep by the fire fast forward fast forward fast forward six months and nothing has changed fast forward six months and nothing has changed fast track fast track she is on the fast track to promotion she is on the fast track to promotion guide price guide price the guide price has been lowered because it must sell at the auction the guide price has been lowered because it must sell at the auction price tag price tag i can't find a price tag on it anywhere i can't find a price tag on it anywhere high price high price the high price is scaring away possible buyers the high price is scaring away possible buyers low price low price the low price is one of its main selling points the low price is one of its main selling points special price special price the car is on offer at a special price the car is on offer at a special price good price good price i managed to get a good price for my old car i managed to get a good price for m y old car total price total price the total price includes postage the total price includes postage right price right price we sell quality tools at the right price we sell quality tools at the right price double the price double the price electrical goods are almost double the price they were a few years ago electrical goods are almost double the price they were a few years ago fixed price fixed price we agreed a fixed price with the organizer we agreed a fixed price with the organizer fair price fair price we always quote our customers a fair price we always quote our customers a fair price reduced price reduced price he offered the painting to me at a reduced price he offered the painting to me at a reduced price lose your mind lose your mind i really thought i would lose my mind i really thought i would lose my mind lose my keys lose my keys somehow i managed to lose my keys somehow i managed to lose my keys lose weight lose weight many of us have tried to lose weight and failed mi serably many of us have tried to lose weight and failed miserably lose your job lose your job if you lose your job you'll only have yourself to blame if you lose your job you'll only have yourself to blame lose you lose you hold my hand i don't want to lose you hold my hand i don't want to lose you lose control lose control i was afraid i'd lose control of the car i was afraid i'd lose control of the car lose your temper lose your temper i hate it when you lose your temper like that i hate it when you lose your temper like that lose money lose money i always lose money when i gamble i always lose money when i gamble diligently diligently meaning in a way that shows care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties in a way that shows care and conscientiousness in one's work or duties they worked diligently on the task they had been given they worked diligently on the task they have been given clumsily clumsily meaning in an awkward and careless way in an awkward and careless way there was a splash and something fell clumsily into the water there was a splash and something fell clumsily into the water seemingly seemingly meaning so as to give the impression of having a certain quality apparently so as to give the impression of having a certain quality apparently they were seemingly unaware of the decision they were seemingly unaware of the decision besides besides meaning in addition as well in addition as well i think she has many good qualities besides being very beautiful i think she has many good qualities besides being very beautiful abruptly abruptly meaning suddenly and unexpectedly suddenly and unexpectedly she left the room abruptly without explanation she left the room abruptly without explanation knowingly knowingly meaning in full awareness or consciousness deliberately in full awareness or consciousness deliberately i've never knowingly offended him i've never knowingly offended him technically technically meaning according to the facts or exact meaning of something strictly according to the facts or exact meaning of something strictly what you have done is technically illegal what you have done is technically illegal anxiously anxiously meaning in a manner resulting from or revealing anxiety in a manner resulting from or revealing anxiety he's anxiously awaiting his test results he's anxiously awaiting his test results elsewhere elsewhere meaning in at or to some other place or other places in at or to some other place or other places can you find anything like this elsewhere can you find anything like this elsewhere hastily hastily meaning with excessive speed or urgency hurriedly with excessive speed or urgency hurriedly he hastily gathered all his belongings together he hastily gathered all his belongings together intently intently meaning with earnest and eager attention with earnest and eager attention i listened intently to what she had to say i listened intently to what she had to say foolishly foolishly meaning in an unwise manner stupidly in an unwise manner stupidly she foolishly agreed to go with them she foolishly agreed to go with them suspiciously suspiciously meaning with a cautious distrust or suspicion of someone or something with a cautious distrust or suspicion of someone or something the police were on the lookout for anyone behaving suspiciously the police were on the lookout for anyone behaving suspiciously indeed indeed meaning used to emphasize a statement or response confirming something already suggested used to emphasize a statement or response confirming something already suggested he later admitted that the payments had indeed been made he later admitted that the payments had indeed been made promptly promptly meaning with little or no delay immediately with little or no delay immediately paying bills promptly is good financial practice paying bills promptly is good financial practice majestically majestically meaning with impressive beauty or scale with impressive beauty or scale the sun rose majestically over the calm sea the sun rose majestically over the calm sea eagerly eagerly meaning used to emphasize a strong desire to do or have something used to emphasize a strong desire to do or have something they're eagerly awaiting the big day they're eagerly awaiting the big day frantically frantically meaning in a distraught way owing to fear anxiety or other emotion in a distraught way owing to fear anxiety or other emotion she tore open the envelope and frantically read the letter she tore open the envelope and frantically read the letter cautiously cautiously meaning in a way that deliberately avoids potential problems or dangers in a way that deliberately avoids potential problems or dangers she walked cautiously up the drive towards the door she walked cautiously up the drive towards the door boldly boldly meaning in a confident and courageous way showing a willingness to take risks in a confident and courageous way showing a willingness to take risks he had bo ldly taken it in his right hand he had boldly taken it in his right hand basically basically meaning used to indicate that a statement summarizes the most important aspects or gives a roughly accurate account of a more complex situation used to indicate that a statement summarizes the most important aspects or gives a roughly accurate account of a more complex situation all cheeses are made in basically the same way all cheeses are made in basically the same way furthermore furthermore meaning in addition besides used to introduce a fresh consideration in an argument in addition besides used to introduce a fresh consideration in an argument i don't want to go there furthermore i have no time to do so i don't want to go there furthermore i have no time to do so therefore therefore meaning for that reason consequently for that reason consequently their car was bigger and therefore more comfortable their car was bigger and therefore more comfortable literally literally meaning in a litera l manner or sense exactly in a literal manner or exactly there are literally hundreds of prizes to win there are literally hundreds of prizes to win mysteriously mysteriously meaning in a way that is difficult or impossible to understand explain or identify in a way that is difficult or impossible to understand explain or identify a couple of messages had mysteriously disappeared a couple of messages had mysteriously disappeared blindly blindly meaning without being able to see unseeingly without being able to see unseeingly he stumbled blindly through the dark building he stumbled blindly through the dark building inadequately inadequately meaning in a way that lacks the quality or quantity required unsatisfactorily in a way that lacks the quality or quantity required unsatisfactorily our scientific research is inadequately funded our scientific research is inadequately funded irritably irritably meaning in a way that shows that you become annoyed very easily in a way that shows that you become annoyed very easily he lost his temper and snapped irritably at the children he lost his temper and snapped inevitably at the children recklessly recklessly meaning without regard to the danger or the consequences of one's actions rashly without regard to the danger or the consequences of one's actions rashly he was arrested for driving recklessly he was arrested for driving recklessly utterly utterly meaning completely and without qualification absolutely completely and without qualification absolutely he felt utterly daunted by the prospect of moving to another country he felt utterly daunted by the prospect of moving to another country practically practically meaning virtually almost virtually almost she practically accused me of starting the fire she practically accused me of starting the fire entirely entirely meaning completely often used for emphasis completely often used for emphasis my line of work is entirely unrelated to politics my line of work is entirely unrela ted to politics enormously enormously meaning to a very great degree or extent considerably to a very great degree or extent considerably the price of property has risen enormously the price of property has risen enormously thoroughly thoroughly meaning very much greatly very much greatly chew your food up thoroughly before you swallow it chew your food up thoroughly before you swallow it rightfully rightfully meaning in accordance with a legitimate right or claim to property position or status in accordance with a legitimate right or claim to property position or status the furniture rightfully belongs to you the furniture rightfully belongs to you inquisitively inquisitively meaning in a way that shows that you want to discover as much as you can about something or want to know something in a way that shows that you want to discover as much as you can about something or want to know something the mouse looked around the room inquisitively the mouse looked around the room inquisitivel y repeatedly repeatedly meaning over and over again constantly over and over again constantly they repeatedly questioned his leadership abilities they repeatedly questioned his leadership abilities unexpectedly unexpectedly meaning in a way that was not expected or regarded as likely in a way that was not expected or regarded as likely the champion was unexpectedly knocked out in the first round the champion was unexpectedly knocked out in the first round deliberately deliberately meaning consciously and intentionally on purpose consciously and intentionally on purpose he deliberately ignored my question and changed the subject he deliberately ignored my question and changed the subject frequently frequently meaning regularly or habitually often regularly or habitually often he frequently donates large sums of money to charity he frequently donates large sums of money to charity loosely loosely meaning in a way that does not fit tightly or closely a way that does not fit tightly or clo sely she fastened the belt loosely around her waist she fastened the belt loosely around her waist reluctantly reluctantly meaning in an unwilling and hesitant way in an unwilling and hesitant way we have reluctantly decided to close the factory we have reluctantly decided to close the factory consequence meaning as a result as a result my car broke down and consequently i was late my car broke down and consequently i was late wrongly wrongly meaning in a way that is incorrect or mistaken in a way that is incorrect or mistaken her condition was wrongly diagnosed by the doctor her condition was wrongly diagnosed by the doctor nonetheless nonetheless meaning in spite of that nevertheless in spite of that nevertheless his face is serious but nonetheless very friendly his face is serious but nonetheless very friendly otherwise otherwise meaning in circumstances different from those present or considered or else in circumstances different from those present or considered or else walk slowly on the ice otherwise you'll fall walk slowly on the ice otherwise you'll fall constantly constantly meaning continuously over a period of time always continuously over a period of time always i think of you constantly i think of you constantly previously previously meaning at a previous or earlier time before at a previous or earlier time before this information was previously unavailable to the public this information was previously unavailable to the public presumably presumably meaning used to convey that what is asserted is very likely though not known for certain used to convey that what is asserted is very likely though not known for certain they can presumably afford to buy a bigger apartment they can presumably afford to buy a bigger apartment apparently apparently meaning as far as one knows or can see as far as one knows or can see apparently the company is losing a lot of money apparently the company is losing a lot of money ultimately ultimately meaning finally in the end finally in the end a poor diet will ultimately lead to illness a poor diet will ultimately lead to illness regrettably regrettably meaning unfortunately used to express apology for or sadness at something unfortunately used to express apology for or sadness at something there is regrettably little evidence to support this argument briefly briefly meaning for a short time for a short time we briefly discussed about buying a second car we briefly discussed about buying a second car curiously curiously meaning in a way that shows that you are interested in learning about people or things around you in a way that shows that you are interested in learning about people or things around you a group of reporters looked at her curiously a group of reporters looked at her curiously undoubtedly undoubtedly meaning without doubt certainly without doubt certainly he was undoubtedly the best candidate for the job he was undoubtedly the best candidate for the job luckily luckily meaning it is fortuna te that it is fortunate that luckily i had some money with me luckily i had some money with me swiftly swiftly meaning at high speed quickly at high speed quickly the police must be able to react swiftly in an emergency the police must be able to react swiftly in an emergency carelessly carelessly meaning in a casual or reckless way inattentively in a casual or reckless way inattentively she threw her coat carelessly onto the chair she threw her coat carelessly onto the chair unfairly unfairly meaning in a manner that is not in accordance with the principles of equality and justice in a manner that is not in accordance with the principles of equality and justice workers who have been unfairly dismissed may claim compensation workers who have been unfairly dismissed may claim compensation elegantly elegantly meaning in a graceful and stylish manner in a graceful and stylish manner he leaned elegantly against the door he leaned elegantly against the door it might be a good idea to speak to someone it might be a good idea to speak to someone i would take an umbrella with you it looks like it will rain i would take an umbrella with you it looks like it will rain you should at least give it a go you should at least give it a go you must follow the instructions you must follow the instructions if i was you i would wear a coat today as it's cold outside if i was you i would wear a coat today as it's cold outside please reconsider your actions please reconsider your actions i think you should go to bed i think you should go to bed think before you speak think before you speak it would be best to ask someone what to do next it would be best to ask someone what to do next watch out for the cyclists on the road watch out for the cyclists on the road take your time writing the email take your time writing the email why don't you give them a call why don't you give them a call maybe you should go for a walk maybe you should go for a walk i think you should go and speak to a doct or i think you should go and speak to a doctor you could always give them a ring you could always give them a ring wash your hands before touching food wash your hands before touching food i think your only option is to speak to someone about it i think your only option is to speak to someone about it if i were you i would stop smoking if i were you i would stop smoking have you thought about going to the gym have you thought about going to the gym you should apply for that job you should apply for that job you shouldn't stay out so late you shouldn't stay out so late my advice is to listen to your mother my advice is to listen to your mother be careful when walking across the road be careful when walking across the road you ought to study if you want to pass the exam you ought to study if you want to pass the exam you should arrive at six o'clock you should arrive at six o'clock you might want to consider taking your time you might want to consider taking your time i strongly recommen d you go to the hospital i strongly recommend you go to the hospital be confident when talking to your boss be confident when talking to your boss don't be late for your interview don't be late for your interview go straight ahead and then turn left go straight ahead and then turn left you should have a glass of water you should have a glass of water close the door behind you close the door behind you i think you should buy the red shirt instead of the blue one i think you should buy the red shirt instead of the blue one you should probably write it down first you should probably write it down first you must listen intently and take notes you must listen intently and take notes don't forget to clean up after yourself don't forget to clean up after yourself you should speak a little louder no one can hear you you should speak a little louder no one can hear you i think it's time you bought a new car i think it's time you bought a new car you should rent an apartment first instead of buy ing one you should rent an apartment first instead of buying one take one step at a time take one step at a time air air i went outside for some fresh air i went outside for some fresh air sale sale his ambition is to sail around the world his ambition is to sail around the world again again we have to work overtime again we have to work overtime again main main be careful crossing the main road be careful crossing the main road train train shall we drive or go by train shall we drive or go by train pain pain i have a pain in my neck i have a pain in my neck mail mail i open the mail in the morning i open the mail in the morning wait wait i have to wait for the bus every morning i have to wait for the bus every morning paid paid i get paid at the end of the week i get paid at the end of the week daisy daisy i found a daisy in the garden i found a daisy in the garden paint paint i am going to paint the kitchen this afternoon i am going to paint the kitchen this afternoon rain rain i lef t my bicycle out in the rain i left my bicycle out in the rain snail snail the snail went back into its shell the snail went back into its shell chain she had a gold chain around her neck she had a gold chain around her neck drain drain pull the plug and let the water drain away pull the plug and let the water drain away stain stain the coffee left a stain on his shirt the coffee left a stain on his shirt brain brain he's an excellent brain surgeon he's an excellent brain surgeon grain grain the little bird is eating a grain of rice the little bird is eating a grain of rice afraid afraid i'm afraid i'm busy tonight i'm afraid i'm busy tonight contain contain what does that box contain what does that box contain explain explain can you explain what this means can you explain what this means complain complain you should call customer services and complain you should call customer services and complain faith faith take a leap of faith and trust them take a leap of faith and trust them dai ly daily make exercise a part of your daily routine make exercise a part of your daily routine rainbow rainbow the rainbow forms an ark in the sky the rainbow forms an ark in the sky tail tail the little dog's tail wagged in delight the little dog's tail wagged in delight straight straight they ran straight across the road they ran straight across the road trail trail he left a trail of muddy footprints behind him he left a trail of muddy footprints behind him retail retail we are looking for more retail outlets for our products we are looking for more retail outlets for our products jail jail he was led away to jail in handcuffs he was led away to jail in handcuffs fail fail you will fail unless you work hard you will fail unless you work hard frail frail his frail hands could hardly hold a cup his frail hands could hardly hold a cup nail nail he hammered the nail in the wood he hammered the nail in the wood raid raid james went into the kitchen to raid the fridge james went into the kitchen to raid the fridge faint faint he felt faint for lack of food he felt faint for lack of food abseil abseil you have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing you have to learn how to abseil when you want to do technical climbing feisty feisty he was a strong and feisty old man he was a strong and feisty old man receipt receipt the receipt is your proof of purchase the receipt is your proof of purchase foreign foreign can you speak any foreign languages can you speak any foreign languages ceiling ceiling i noticed a crack in the ceiling i noticed a crack in the ceiling being being new scientific discoveries are being made every day new scientific discoveries are being made every day wait wait bananas are usually sold by weight bananas are usually sold by weight leisure leisure what do you do in your leisure time what do you do in your leisure time vein vein the nurse was having trouble finding a vein in his arm the nurse was having trouble finding a vein in h is arm weird weird a really weird thing happened last night a really weird thing happened last night protein protein beans are a very good source of protein beans are a very good source of protein forfeit forfeit they want the game by forfeit they won the game by forfeit c's sees sees the opportunity when it comes up sees the opportunity when it comes up eight eight i work eight hours a day i work eight hours a day rain rain he made many enemies during his brief reign he made many enemies during his brief reign receive receive did you receive any letters today did you receive any letters today either either you can park on either side of the street you can park on either side of the street neighbor neighbor she fell into conversation with her neighbor she fell into conversation with her neighbor deceive deceive his friendly manner did not deceive us for long his friendly manner did not deceive us for long beige beige the walls have been painted in beige the walls have been painted in b eige surveillance surveillance the suspects are under police surveillance the suspects are under police surveillance seeing seeing thank you so much for seeing me thank you so much for seeing me reindeer reindeer a few reindeer were grazing in the fields a few reindeer were grazing in the fields veil veil the bride wore a veil with a wreath of silk flowers the bride wore a veil with a wreath of silk flowers perceive perceive voters perceive him as a decisive international leader voters perceive him as a decisive international leader heist heist i like watching heist movies i like watching heist movies join join i had to join a queue for the toilets i had to join a queue for the toilets choice choice the town provides a wide choice of entertainment the town provides a wide choice of entertainment coin coin the coin rolled under the table the coin rolled under the table joint joint they were joint owners of the house they were joint owners of the house point point the next crossing point is a long way downstream the next crossing point is a long way downstream oil oil the bath oil comes in various fragrances the bath oil comes in various fragrances soil soil add fertilizer to enrich the soil add fertilizer to enrich the soil toilet toilet do you need the toilet do you need the toilet voice voice her voice has a pleasant tone her voice has a pleasant tone avoid avoid the doctor advised tom to avoid strenuous exercise the doctor advised tom to avoid strenuous exercise moist moist water the plants regularly to keep the soil moist water the plants regularly to keep the soil moist noise noise the noise was beginning to irritate me intensely the noise was beginning to irritate me intensely boil boil stir the sauce gently until it begins to boil stir the sauce gently until it begins to boil spoil spoil i don't want to spoil things for everyone else i don't want to spoil things for everyone else a point a point we must appoint a day to meet again we must appoint a day to meet again turmoil turmoil the country was in turmoil during the strike the country was in turmoil during the strike rejoin rejoin i thanked him and hurried back to the hotel to rejoin the others i thanked him and hurried back to the hotel to rejoin the others spoiled spoiled our camping trip was spoiled by bad weather our camping trip was spoiled by bad weather poison her blood was found to contain poison her blood was found to contain poison foil foil i wrapped the sandwiches in kitchen foil i wrapped the sandwiches in kitchen foil void void the contract was declared void the contract was declared void hoist hoist the crew hurried to hoist the flag the crew hurried to hoist the flag asteroid asteroid there is an asteroid on a collision course with the earth there is an asteroid on a collision course with the earth groin groin he pulled a muscle in his groin he pulled a muscle in his groin exploit exploit we must exploit every opportunity to learn new things we must exploit every opportun ity to learn new things juice juice the juice contains no added sugar the juice contains no added sugar fruit fruit try to eat plenty of fresh fruit try to eat plenty of fresh fruit fluid fluid did the cleaning fluid work did the cleaning fluid work suit suit you look very smart in your new suit you look very smart in your new suit cruise cruise i've always wanted to go on a cruise i've always wanted to go on a cruise recruit recruit they need to recruit the best possible candidates they need to recruit the best possible candidates suitcase suitcase i haven't packed my suitcase yet i haven't packed my suitcase yet swimsuit swimsuit she changed into her swimsuit she changed into her swimsuit bruise bruise how did you bruise your arm how did you bruise your arm guilty guilty the jury found him not guilty the jury found him not guilty quiet quiet we live in a very quiet street we live in a very quiet street built built the house is being built at the moment the house is being built at the moment quick quick i'll just take a quick shower i'll just take a quick shower guide guide we hired a guide to take us up into the mountains we hired a guide to take us up into the mountains i wake up at six o'clock in the morning i wake up at six o'clock in the morning i press the snooze button twice before i turn my alarm off i press the snooze button twice before i turn my alarm off i take a shower i take a shower i brush my teeth i brush my teeth i iron my clothes i iron my clothes i get dressed i get dressed i make the bed i make the bed i drink a cup of coffee i drink a cup of coffee i have my breakfast at around eight o'clock i have my breakfast at around eight o'clock i leave the house i leave the house i take the dog for a walk i take the dog for a walk i take the train to work i take the train to work i read the news i read the news i check my emails i check my emails i answer my emails i answer my emails i have a snack around 10 o'clock i have a snack around 10 o'clock i ch arge my phone i charge my phone i go to the toilet i go to the toilet i plan the day ahead i plan the day ahead i go to the gym i go to the gym i eat lunch i eat lunch i comb my hair i comb my hair i watch television i watch television i wash my face i wash my face i play computer games i play computer games i go to the bank i go to the bank i feed my cat i feed my cat i go for a walk i go for a walk i talk to my friends i talk to my friends i go for a drive i go for a drive i go online shopping i go online shopping i go on facebook i go on facebook i study in the evening i study in the evening i do the dishes i do the dishes i check the weather i check the weather i meet up with friends i meet up with friends i play the guitar i play the guitar i take my medication i take my medication i read a book before bed i read a book before bed i listen to music i listen to music i buy groceries i buy groceries i eat my dinner i eat my dinner i lock the doors i lock the doors i take a break i t ake a break i think about the future i think about the future i sweep the floor i sweep the floor i clean the house i clean the house i fold my laundry i fold my laundry i put my alarm on i put my alarm on i fall asleep i fall asleep