29 terms

Unit 5


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benefit (n.)
an extra payment or service that is given to an employee in addition to his/her salary
consumer (n.)
a person who buys goods or services for their own use
fine (n.)
money that you pay as a punishment for not obeying a rule or law
impact (n.)
an effect or impression
obligation (n.)
sth that you must do because it is your duty or because you promised to do it
peak (n.)
the highest, strongest, or best point, value, or level of skill
profit (n.)
money that is earned in trade or business after paying the costs of producing and selling goods and services
abandon (v.)
to leave a place, thing, or person, usually for ever
abuse (v.)
to use something for the wrong purpose in a way that is harmful or morally wrong
demand (v.)
to ask for something forcefully, in a way that shows that you do not expect to be refused
ignore (v.)
to intentionally not listen or give attention to
influence (v.)
to affect or change how someone or something develops, behaves, or thinks
lie (v.)
to say or write something that is not true in order to deceive someone
pollute (v.)
to make an area, air, water, or soil, dirty and dangerous
risk (v.)
to do something although there is a chance of a bad result
trust (v.)
to believe that someone is good and honest and will not harm you, or that something is safe and reliable
appropriate (adj.)
suitable or right for a particular situation or occasion
developed (adj.)
advanced or powerful
fair (adj.)
right, according to what people generally accept as right
guilty (adj.)
responsible for doing sth wrong
in charge of (adj.)
responsible for something or someone
just (adj.)
now, very soon, or very recently
moral (adj.)
relating to the standards of good or bad behaviour, fairness, honesty, etc. that each person believes in, rather than to laws
open (adj.)
not closed or fastened
outstanding (adj.)
clearly very much better than what is usual
sensible (adj.)
showing the ability to act in a reasonable way
wrong (adj.)
not correct
check up on sb
to make sure that sb is behaving well
help out
to assist by doing useful jobs

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