Unit 8: Goodbye to the Sit-Down Meal
|intimate|| -(adjective) having a close and friendly relationship|
-In the past, preparing and eating food were _______ family activities.
|workforce|| -(noun)the force of workers available|
-First, around the world, a large share of the existing creative ________ is ageing and set to retire.
|exploding|| -(adjective) increasing suddenly and with uncontrolled rapidity|
-Israel Military Industries is studying a rocket that would ignite just before the bomb hit, digging it deeper than ever before ________.
|bread and butter|| (noun ) -a basic means of support; source of livelihood; sustenance . |
- The automobile industry is the ———————— of many Detroiters.
|tough|| -(adjective) difficult to do or deal with.|
-It's a _______ problem to me, i'll try my best to do it.
|witness|| -(verb)to see (something) happen.|
-I _______ed an accident just now.
|there's trouble brewing|| (verb) problems are developing|
example:_____in my office.
|take it with a grain of salt|| (verb) be skeptical about what you hear|
|food for thought|| (verb)somthing to think about.|
-For example:This show really gave me some_____
|hard to swallow|| can't accept or difficult to eat food |
－The last fact was a little ____________
|shift|| -to move or to cause (something or someone) to move to a different place, position, etc. to change or to cause (something) to change to a different opinion, belief, etc. [no obj] to go or to cause (something) to go from one person or thing to another [+ obj]|
-I wanted to ______ the discussion back to the main point.
|salt of the earth|| -the most worthy of people; a very good or worthy person.|
They are no longer considered as the ______
|leave a bad taste in one's mouth|| -for something to leave a bad feeling or memory with someone|
-for somthing to give a negative feeling to someone
It was a very nice hotel, but something about it __________________
|be (something) city|| -It means there is a lot of something. |
-I could say that level 3 class ____ a "Saudi_______!" because it has so many Saudis in the class.
- a main characteristic of a city
Paris ____ a food _____ because it has so much good food in it.
|Bring home the bacon|| (verb) to make the money, to support your family.|
- Women nowadays not only take care of the house but also bring home the bacon.
|shovel(food)in|| -(verb)eat a large amount of food quickly|
-Doing the proteins shake and then you ______ ice cream___ there.
|sit-down||- a kind of homemade meal that you have with your family around a table|
-refuse to leave until they are given what they demand
-After the charge against the__________protest at students, there were complaints that officers had been heavy handed. - People around the world are replacing _______ meals with fast food.
|ask over|| (verb) invite to one's home.|
- I ______ her_______ so we could talk about what was on her mind.
- Have you_____ somebody ______ to your house?
|put something on the back burner|| (adj) put something off until later; or deal with later|
- I have to____ my plan for buying new furniture __ ____ _____ _________, because of my lack of money.
|put bread on the table|| (adj) earn money|
- Parents should be able to ____ ______ __ ____ ______ for the family they organized.
|dough|| (noun) money|
(noun)a mixture of flour, water, and other ingredients that is baked to make bread, cookies, etc
- I use a ____ to make bread. - I need some _____ in order to buy a new car.
|delicacy|| (noun)- A food that people like to eat because it is special or rare. |
- The quality of being delicate: such as a : the quality of being easily broken or damaged
- The quality of requiring special care or skill
|get cooking|| -start working.|
-We're got a lot of work to do outside today. Let's get cooking before it gets dark.
|be a hit|| - (adj) popular.|
- IKEA will ------- in the U.S.
|overrun|| to enter and be present in (a place) in large numbers|
▪ The city was being __________ by enemy troops. ▪ Rats ________ the ship.
|phenomenon||something (such as an interesting fact or event) that can be observed and studied and that typically is unusual or difficult to understand or explain fully - The _______ of love is beautiful and difficult to understand.|
|core||(noun) it means center . the heart is in ------------ of the body.|