43 terms

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attempt
When you try to do something,especially something difficult
Brief
lasting only a short time or containing few words
Bureau
An organization or a business that collect or provide information
Catch sth
To manage to hear something
Centre on sth
To have something as the main subject of discussion or interest
Come up with something
To suggest or think of idea or plan
Confines
The outer limits of something
Drift
The general meaning without the details
Due to
Because of
Estimate v
To guess the cost ,size of something
Estimate n
A guess about the cost, size... might be
Estuary
The wide part of a river at the place where it joins the sea
Face
To deal with a problem
Feature
A typical quality or an important part of something
For instance
For example
Get away with sth
To succeed in avoiding punishment of something
Hilarity
When people laugh very loudly and think something is very funny
Ignorance
Lack of knowledge, understanding or information about something
In Stitches
When a story makes you laugh uncontrollably
Incident
An event that is either unpleasant or unusual
Journal
A serious magazine or newspaper which is published regularly, usually about a specialist subject
Key sth in
To put information into a computer or machine using a key word
Miscommunication
Failure to communicate ideas or intentions successfully
Mother tongue
The first language that you learn when you are a baby rather than a language learned at school or as an adult
Plausible
Seeming likely to be true or able to be belived
Principle
A basic idea or rule that explains or controls how something happens or works
Process
A series of actions that you take in order to achieve a result
Producer
A company,country or person that provide goods specially those which are produce by an industrial prices or ground of obtain through framing usually in large amount
Reverse
To go backwards, or to change the direction,order,results of something to its opposite
Sign
A notice giving information, directions,a warning.....
Slight
Small in amount or degree
Source
The place something come from or starts at ,or the cause of something
Spare
Something available to use because it is extra
Standard
Usually rather than special,specially when you thought of as being correct or acceptable
Striking
Very unusual or easily noticed, and therefore attracting a lot of attention
Succeed
To achieve something that you have been aiming for,and if a plan or piece of work succeeds, it has the results that you wanted
Take off
To suddenly start to be successful or popular
Tricky
Something that is difficult to deal with and need a careful attention or skill
Unaware
Not understanding or realising something
Way round
A way off dealing with or avoiding a problem
accuracy (n)
Being exact or correct
Barrier
Anything That prevents people from being together or understanding each other
Certainly
Used to reply completely or to emphasize something and show that there is no doubt about it