23 terms

Q:Skills for Success 3 Unit 7 L/S

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audience
(n) the group of people who are watching or listening to a play, concert, speech, or the television
credit
(n) the system of buying goods or services and not paying for them until later
debt
(n) the state of owing money
embarrass
(v) to make someone feel uncomfortable or shy
expose
(v) to show something that is usually hidden
financial
(adj) connected with money
funds
(n) a sum of money that is collected for a particular purpose
income
(n) the money you receive regularly as payment for your work
model
(n) a person or thing that is a good example to copy
threaten
(v) to put at risk or danger
risk
(n) a situation involving something dangerous
play it safe
(idiom) to be careful, to not take a risk
middle-of-the-road
(adj expr) being moderate, careful, taking the normal way of doing things
invent
(v) think of or make something for the first time
locate
(v) to find the exact position of someone or something
prove
(v) to use facts or evidence to show that something is true
solve
(v) to find an answer to a problem, or way of dealing with a situation
mystery
(n) a thing that cannot be understood or explained; unknown
reputation
(n) the opinion that people in general have about someone or something
investigate
(v) to try to find out all the facts about something
previous
(adj) coming earlier; happening before
retire
(v) stop working, usually because you have reached a certain age
discover
(v) to find or learn something that no one knew or had found before