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the process of working with someone to produce sth; help that someone secretly gives to an enemy or opponent
interesting or exciting enough to keep your attention completely (story), able to persuade someone to do sth or persuade them that sth is true
eat sth very fast because you are hungry; to read, watch or listen to sth with a lot of interest
allowing someone to do or have what they want; treating someone with kindness especially when you should be strict
impossible to avoid or prevent; certain to happen because that is what always has happened
sth has existed for a long time and cannot easily be changed; sth that is difficult to remove
1.most basic meaning 2.understanding words or ideas only in a basic and obvious way and not showing much imagination
a small simple house in the countryside that people stay in, e.g. when they are fishing or hunting
very tall (building); based on high moral standards, therefore deserve to be admired (principles)
an area where very poor people live in badly built houses made from sheets of wood, metal or other materials
to smile in an unpleasant way because sth bad has happened to someone else or because you think you have achieved an advantage
interesting in a way that makes you think of new ideas or changes your attitude to sth
someone whose job is to make sure that players obey the rules in some sports, e.g. tennis, baseball, cricket
cotton, wool or other fibres in the form of thick thread; a long story with a lot of exciting details
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