Complete IELTS B2 Unit 6

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regular
people who often go to a place or are often in a team
pile up
gradually form a pile
intend
have decided or planned to do something
tempt
attracts somebody and makes him or her want something
psychology
the scientific study of the human mind and the reasons for people's behaviour
invariably
always happens or is always true
pharmacy
a shop or a department in a shop where medicines are sold or given out
boost
causes something to increase, improve, or be more successful
dwell on
stay for quite a long time
philosophy
a particular theory that someone has about how to live or how to deal with a particular situation
fierce
very intense or enthusiastic
manipulate
skilfully force or persuade people to do what somebody wants
reckon
think or consider
reserve
keep something specially for a person or purpose
struggle
try hard to do something, even though other people or things may be making it difficult for you to succeed
decoy
something intended to attract people's attention and deceive them
movers and shakers
the people who have most power or influence
asset
something that is useful or helps a person or organization to be successful
lip service
when people say they are in favour of it, but they do not do anything to support it
amend
change something in order to improve it or make it more accurate
rocket science
something that you have to be clever in order to do
aspire
have a strong desire to achieve something
deter
make somebody not want to do something or continue doing it
in excess of
more than a particular amount
desperate
wanting or needing something very much
redundant
no longer needed
ambition
wanting very much to do or achieve something
retail
the activity of selling goods direct to the public, usually in small quantities
wholesale
the activity of buying and selling goods in large quantities and therefore at cheaper prices, usually to shopkeepers who then sell them to the public
bargain
good value for money, usually because it has been sold at a lower price than normal
discount
take an amount or percentage off the usual price
transaction
a piece of business
transfer
go from a place to another
currency
the money used in a particular country
pension
a regular sum of money from the state or from a former employer
client
a person or company that receives a service in return for payment
supplier
a person, company, or organization that sells or supplies something such as goods or equipment to customers
mislead
have made you believe something which is not true
persuade
cause people to do something by giving them good reasons for doing it
rental
the activity or process of renting something
feel better
less guilty
without buying something
empty-handed
the most frequent reason
often because
send
deliver
aroma
smell
stimulate
arouse
buy
purchase
be keener to
be encouraged to
find
seek
reject
thanks but no thanks
discover
realise
contact
approach
see
come across
become interested
be intrigued
the biggest problem
the hardest thing
make
create
aisle
a passage between shelves of goods in a supermarket or other building
promotion
the publicizing of a product so as to increase sales
to no avail
unsuccessfully

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