12 terms

Real Reading 3 Unit 10 (Chapter 20)

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circular
shaped like a circle
add up
used to say that lots of small amounts gradually make a large total
controversial
causing a lot of disagreement, because many people have strong opinions about the subject being discussed
fade
to gradually disappear
maintenance
the repairs, painting etc that are necessary to keep something in good condition
manager
someone whose job is to manage part or all of a company or other organization
named after
to give someone or something a particular name
operation
the work or activities done by a business or organization, or the process of doing this work
rent
to let someone live in a house, room etc that you own, or use your land, in return for money
roof
the structure that covers or forms the top of a building, vehicle, tent etc
status
respect and importance that someone or something is given [= prestige]
worth it
used to say that you gain something from an action