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ZUSTROM
Today we have to compete with the vast influx of unskilled workers.
ANFÄLLIG
Young girls are especially vulnerable for eating disorders.
AUSWEISUNG, ABSCHIEBUNG
This is a book about persecution and deportation of Jews in Nazi Germany.
GLEICHGÜLTIGKEIT
Indifference is not the same as apathy.
SCHWANGERSCHAFT BEENDEN
Half of all teenagers who fall pregnant terminate their pregnancy.
DOPPELBELASTUNG
Feminists criticize women's dual role and double burden.
VON MÄNNERN BEHERRSCHT
Women who succeed in male-dominated careers are often seen negatively.
ERNÄHREN
Food nourishes and heals the body.
MENSCHENRECHTSVERLETZUNG
Corporal punishment of children is a human rights violation.
SICH ANPASSEN
Immigrants should try to assimilate in their new country, but also keep their culture.
AUFENTHALTSRECHT BEKOMMEN
How long does it take to gain residency in Germany?
DURCHSCHNITTLICH
Women are paid less than men on average.
GLEICHHEITSPRINZIP
Egalitarianism means that all people should have the same rights.
SCHRUMPFEN
With the one-family-one child policy Chinese families are shrinking in size.
ZAHLENMÄSSIG ÜBERTREFFEN
By 2035 practicing Muslims will outnumber Christians.
ENTFREMDUNG
She experienced a certain alienation from her village roots.
GEMEINSAME KULTURELLE IDENTITÄT
The migrants celebrated their shared cultural identity.
DIÄT
Vegans follow a strict regime of not consuming any animal products whatsoever.
VORURTEILE HABEN GEGENÜBER
Today we are less likely to be prejudiced against people with a different cultural background.
RASSENTRENNUNG
Racial segregation is the separation of racial groups in daily life.
EMPFÄNGNISVERHÜTUNG
Many different types of contraception are available.
EMANZIPATION (DER FRAU)
What has become of women's lib?
SENSIBEL
Women are said to be more sensitive than men.
FRAUENHAUS
The women's shelter is a non-profit organization helping women in crisis.
FREMDENHASS
Antisemitism and racism often go hand in hand with xenophobia.
ABTREIBUNG
Can it be morally right to terminate a pregnancy by abortion?
MENSCHENHANDEL
Human trafficking is the trade of human beings for exploitation or profit.
GRUPPENZWANG
Peer group pressure is a major concern among teens.
BETRUNKEN
What are the long-term effects of being heavily intoxicated?
NAHRUNGSERGÄNZUNGSMITTEL
Some people feel the need to complete their eating habits with nutritional supplements.
ÜBERDOSIS
My friend took an overdose of sleeping pills.
SUCHT
Gaming is like any other addiction.
INTRAVENÖS SPRITZEN
Drug users who are injecting intravenously are at risk of contracting HIV.
KRANKHEIT
Pregnancy is not a medical condition.
DROGENBERATER
The role of a scientific drugs adviser is to give politicians advice.
DROGENMISSBRAUCH
Any person can develop problems of substance abuse/drug abuse.
MÜDIGKEIT
In dark and dreary autumn, many people start to suffer from fatigue due to a lack of vitamin D.
ABHÄNGIGKEIT
Some drugs can cause both psychological and physical dependence.
VERORDNEN, VERSCHREIBEN
Anti-depressants are the most prescribed drugs in the UK.
BESCHLAGNAHMEN
60 pounds of a particularly potent breed of Marijuana were seized.
SYNTHETISCHE DROGE
The study explores the relationship between designer drug use and HIV risk behavior.
SCHACHTEL ZIGARETTEN
Every packet of cigarettes carries a health warning.
VERLANGEN NACH
He quit smoking in 1980, but he has still an overwhelming craving for a cigarette with his coffee.
DROGENHANDEL
Eight people were charged with drug trafficking.
LINDERUNGSMITTEL
Modern medicine is very advanced in giving the right palliatives when there is no chance of curing a patient anymore.
ERSATZDROGE
Patients with opiate addiction often get drug substitute treatment.
ESSSTÖRUNG
Binge eating can be an element of an eating disorder
DROGENHÄNDLER
The book is about the confessions of a drug pusher.
VERSCHREIBEN
Sometimes all the doctor needs to prescribe is a healthy dose of sleep.
ALKOHOLSPIEGEL
A person with a blood alcohol level in the range of .08 to .10 is drunk.
KOMASAUFEN
I don't know how to handle my husband's binge drinking.
NÜCHTERN
For a cured alcoholic it is vital to stay sober for the rest of his life.
ABSTINENZLER
A teetotaller is a person who completely abstains from alcohol.
MODEDIÄT
These days the latest diet fad is called 'juicing' - you replace all solid food with fresh home-made juices.
DROGENLIEFERANT
Police targeted a major drug supplier of illicit drugs.
SÜCHTIG AUF
Many youngsters are addicted to unhealthy online games.
SELBSTHILFEGRUPPE
The main focus of self-help groups is to provide emotional and practical support.
STIMMUNGSUMSCHWUNG
Narcotics can trigger severe mood swings.
QUACKSALBER
Quacks think of themselves as doctors but they don't have a real medical education.