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jump
a sudden movement off the ground and into the air
lie
to be in or move into a horizontal position on a surface
lie
to say or write something which is not true in order to deceive someone
hospital
a place where people who are ill or injured are treated and taken care of by doctors and nurses
glad
pleased and happy
alive
living; having life; not dead
instead
in place of someone or something else
wonder
to ask yourself questions or express a wish to know about something
typical
showing all the characteristics that you would usually expect from a particular group of things
nine to five
describing or relating to work that begins at nine o'clock in the morning and finishes at five, which are the hours worked in many offices from Monday to Friday
advert
an advertisement
skydiving
a sport in which a person jumps from an aircraft and falls for as long as possible before opening a parachute
local
from, existing in, serving, or responsible for a small area, especially of a country
centre
a place or building, especially one where a particular activity happens
book
to arrange to have a seat, room, performer, etc. at a particular time in the future
training
the process of learning the skills you need to do a particular job or activity
sign
to write your name, usually on a written or printed document, to show that you agree with its contents or have written or created it yourself
serious
extreme in degree or amount
injury
physical harm or damage to someone's body caused by an accident or an attack
mad
mentally ill, or unable to behave in a reasonable way; insane
runway
a long level piece of ground with a specially prepared smooth hard surface on which aircraft take off and land
tiny
extremely small
plane
a vehicle designed for air travel, which has wings and one or more engines
nervous
worried and anxious
chat
to talk to someone in a friendly informal way
joke
to say funny things
relaxed
feeling happy and comfortable because nothing is worrying you
cloudless
with no clouds
cloud
a usually grey or white mass in the sky, made of very small floating drops of water
goes down
When the sun __ __, it moves down in the sky until it cannot be seen any more
dawn
the period in the day when light from the sun begins to appear in the sky
sunset
the time in the evening when you last see the sun in the sky
climb
to go up, or to go towards the top of something
foot
a unit of measurement, equal to twelve inches or 0.3048 metres, sometimes shown by the symbol ′
trainer
a person who teaches skills to people or animals and prepares them for a job, activity or sport
push
to use physical pressure or force, especially with your hands, in order to move something into a different position, usually one that is further away from you
pull
to move something towards yourself, sometimes with great physical effort
describe
to say or write what someone or something is like
rush
a sudden strong emotion or physical feeling
adrenaline
a hormone produced by the body when you are frightened, angry or excited, which makes the heart beat faster and prepares the body to react to danger
experience
If you __ something, it happens to you, or you feel it
free fall
when something or someone falls quickly under the influence of gravity
cord
(a length of) rope or string made of twisted threads
silent
without any sound
peaceful
quiet and calm
twice
two times
shout
to express strong emotions, such as anger, fear or excitement, or to express strong opinions, in a loud voice
incredible
impossible, or very difficult, to believe
amazing
extremely surprising
hooked
enjoying something so much that you are unable to stop having, watching, doing, etc. it
spend
to use time doing something or being somewhere
reason
the cause of an event or situation or something which provides an excuse or explanation
matter
to be important, or to affect what happens
Nothing else mattered
Rien d'autre n'avait de l'importance
strike
to hit or attack someone or something forcefully or violently
collide (with)
to hit something violently
ground
the surface of the Earth
miles per hour
mph
mile
a unit of distance equal to 1760 yards or 1.6 kilometres
break
to (cause something to) separate suddenly or violently into two or more pieces, or to (cause something to) stop working by being damaged
leg
one of the parts of the body of a human or animal that is used for standing or walking, or one of the thin vertical parts of an object on which it stands
foot
the part of the body at the bottom of the leg on which a person or animal stands
elbow
the part in the middle of the arm where it bends, or the part of a piece of clothing which covers this area
arm
either of the two long parts of the upper body which are fixed to the shoulders and have the hands at the end
nose
the part of the face that sticks out above the mouth, through which you breathe and smell
jaw
the lower part of your face which moves when you open your mouth
pint
a measure for liquid equal to about half a litre
tooth (teeth)
one of the hard white objects in the mouth, which are used for biting and chewing (= crushing food)
fat
the substance under the skin of humans and animals that stores energy and keeps them warm
lucky
having good things happen to you by chance
happy-go-lucky
describes someone who does not plan much and accepts what happens without being made anxious (= nervous and worried) by it
survive
to continue to live or exist, especially after coming close to dying or being destroyed or after being in a difficult or threatening situation
understand
to know the meaning of something that someone says
motivation
the need or reason for doing something