Unit 1 Wordlist
Terms in this set (55)
if someone .... does something, another person says that they have done it, even though this has not been proved
someone who does something because they enjoy it instead of as a job
if something .... to you, you like it or want it
plastic rings filled with air, worn around each arm by people learning to swim
a particular part, feature, or quality of something -> a system of rules that covers almost every ... of their lives
hoping and trying to be successful at something, especially in your career -> an aspiring actor
a group of people who have joined together because they have similar interests or aims; a connection between two things
something that is ... has a good effect or influence on someone or something
the ability to do something
a piece of equipment used for finding your way, with a needle that always points north
a group of people or organizations that are united
the belief that you are able to do things well -> You should have more ... in your own abilities.
to give money, goods, or your time and effort in order to achieve something, especially when other people are also helping -> Many local businesses offered to ... to the school rebuilding fund.
the large amount of time and effort that someone spends on something -> The project has been a success, thanks to the ... of all of our staff.
a change in the road or path that you take to get somewhere because the usual road or path is closed
the activity of making or repairing things yourself instead of paying someone to do it for you
a feeling of being extremely tired and without energy
something such as a room or piece of equipment that is provided at a place for people to use -> The hotel has excellent leisure ... .
a wide flat rubber shoe that you use to swim faster
to grow well and be healthy; to be very successful
not allowed according to a rule, law, or custom
to look at someone or something in a way that shows you are very surprised or impressed by them
a game or race at the start of a competition, the winners of the ... then compete against each other at the next stage
a hard hat that you wear to protect your head
the most exciting, impressive, or interesting part of an event
he best example of something that you can think of or imagine
to run at a slow steady speed, usually for exercise or pleasure
one complete turn around a course in a race
to relax and enjoy yourself, doing no work
the time when you are not working or are not busy; activities that you do to relax or enjoy yourself
a piece of curved glass or plastic that makes things seem smaller, bigger, or clearer
something that you wear to cover part or all of your face in order to protect it from something harmful such as poisonous gas, bacteria, or smoke
a sudden, unexpected change in the way that someone feels and behaves, especially when they become very angry or unhappy
someone who is just beginning to learn a skill or subject; someone who has entered a religious community but is not yet a full member
concerning food as something that keeps you healthy
something that happens, especially something unexpected and unpleasant -> computer errors are a common ... .
someone who is competing against you
something taken illegally by someone involved in sport to make them stronger, faster etc
to gradually become smaller or weaker before coming to an end or disappearing completely
believing that good things will happen or that a situation will get better
involving or affecting your mind; connected with the study of how your mind works
a piece of equipment for making a liquid or gas move into or out of something -> an air ...
a relationship between the sizes of two numbers or amount -> a teacher-student ... of 1:20 (=1 teacher for every 20 students)
a bag that you carry on your back, used when you are walking long distances or travelling to several different places
the activity of swimming under water with a container of air on your back and a tube for breathing through
to pay for or give money to an event, a television or radio programme, a website etc as a way to advertise your products or services
a worried or nervous feeling that stops you relaxing, caused, for example, by pressure at work or financial or personal problems
making a lot of effort to achieve something
even better than what was expected or hoped for
to become very successful, happy, or healthy
an object with three legs that is used for supporting something such as a camera
difficult to deal with in a way that makes you annoyed or tired -> We've all had a very ... day.
turn a blind eye
to pretend you do not notice something, because you should do something about it but you do not want to
to experience something, especially something that is unpleasant but necessary
a tube or a smooth narrow open surface in a swimming pool that people slide down
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