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SO NTE Unit 1 Family/relations

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family history
a record of one's ancestors
side of the family
mother's or father's part of the family
ancestor
someone who is related to you who lived a long time ago
great-grandparents
parents of your grandparents
relative
a member of your family, especially one who does not live with you, for example a grandparent or cousin
be related to
belonging to the same family
to inherit
to receive property or money from someone who has died
take after somebody
to look or behave like an older relative
roots
the origins or background of something
extended family
A family group that consists of parents, children, and other relatives
immediate family
Close blood relatives
niece
a daughter of your brother or sister, or a daughter of your husband's or wife's brother or sister
nephew
a son of your brother or sister, or a son of your husband's or wife's brother or sister
cousin
a child of your uncle or aunt
aunt
the sister of your mother or father, or the wife of your uncle
uncle
the brother of one of your parents, or the husband of your aunt
brother-in-law
the brother of your husband or wife
to make a fortune
Earn a great deal of money
to abandon
to leave someone when you should stay with them and look after them, to leave a place
to find out
to discover a fact or piece of information (дізнаватися)
to escape
to get away from a place where you are in danger, from a very unpleasant situation
genius
someone who is much more intelligent or skilful than other people
hostile
behaving in a very unfriendly or threatening way towards someone (ворожий)
saliva
the liquid produced by glands in your mouth
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
a chemical substance that contains genetic information and is found in all living cells and some viruses
bully
to frighten or hurt someone who is smaller or weaker than you
keep in touch
stay in contact
have the same sense of humour
find the same things funny
have a lot in common
have the same interests or opinions as someone else, like the same things
lose touch
stop communicating with each other, not stay in contact
get to know somebody
start to be familiar with someone or something
enjoy the company
like to be with a person
fall out over something
stop being friends with someone because you have had a disagreement with them
be on the same wavelength
understand the way that another person thinks because you often have the same ideas and opinions as they do
couch potato
someone who spends a lot of time sitting at home watching television, doing nothing
culture vulture
someone who is very interested in music, literature, and other arts
workaholic
someone who spends most of their time working and has little interest in other things
party animal
someone who enjoys going to lots of parties
be keen on N/Ving
very interested in an activity that you do often because you enjoy it
can't stand N/Ving
hate
don't mind N/Ving
be ok with the thing or activity
interested in
wanting to know about or take part in something
belong to
be a member of an organization or club
use for
використовувати для
good at
able to do something well
fluent in a foreign language
able to speak a foreign language very well
talk about
розмовляти про
worry about
feel nervous and upset
spend time/money on
use money to pay for things, time for things
find out
discover a fact or piece of information
apart from
except for someone or something
lose your temper
suddenly become angry
see red
become very angry
have a row
have a noisy argument
market leader
a company that sells more of its products than any other company of its type
boots
a type of shoe that you wear for a particular sport
found a company
start a company
nickname
an informal name that your friends or family call you that is not your real name
shoemaker
someone whose job is to make or repair shoes
complain
say that you are not satisfied with something
split
divide into smaller groups, or to divide people into smaller groups
couch potato
someone who spends a lot of time sitting at home watching television, doing nothing
culture vulture
someone who is very interested in music, literature, and other arts
workaholic
someone who spends most of their time working and has little interest in other things
party animal
someone who enjoys going to lots of parties
be keen on N/Ving
very interested in an activity that you do often because you enjoy it
can't stand N/Ving
hate
don't mind N/Ving
be ok with the thing or activity
be fond of N/Ving
get enjoyment and satisfaction from something
be crazy about N/Ving
be very enthusiastic about something
excited about
very happy and enthusiastic because something good is going to happen

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