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F2F CHARLOTTE (1B, p. 11)
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containing a lot or too much of something
to be replaced by something, especially something newer or better
give way to: Over the next few years, the city's buses will give way to a new light rail system.
KEEP SB AT ARM'S LENGTH
in a situation where you avoid dealing with or becoming involved with someone else
keep/put someone at arm's length: Sheryl's unfriendly manner kept most people at arm's length.
if something happens amid particular feelings or events, it happens while people have these feelings or while these events are happening
Banks and shops closed yesterday amid growing fears of violence.
anything that encourages something to happen, develop, or improve
POLL (carry out/conduct a poll)
an occasion when a lot of people are asked what they feel about something, usually by a company paid by a political party, television programme etc
They're worried about the government's present low standing in the polls.
existing at a particular time or in a particular place
The prevailing market conditions are not favourable to small investors.
[COUNTABLE] [OFTEN PLURAL] something personal or private that you say or do
the intimacies of family life
to state formally that you disagree with something or think it is wrong
His children are contesting the will.
in the order in which thIings/people were mentioned
Walsh and O'Neill were jailed for 12 and 11 years respectively.
the ability of computers and other types of electronic equipment to connect successfully with other computers or programs
a website such as Facebook or MySpace that allows you to communicate with friends and make new friends
a reduction in the amount or quality of something
increasing or growing very fast
to provide the necessary conditions for something to grow and develop
a totalitarian regime that nurtured a deep and lasting violence
a fallow period is a time when not much happens or is achieved
BE AT A LOOSE END
with nothing in particular to do
Why don't you drop by one day if you're at a loose end.
a flavour or smell, especially a pleasant one; enjoyment and excitement
to make someone or something seem less successful or important, by becoming more successful or important than they are
someone you know a little, who is not a close friend
lose personal contact over time
A CLICK AWAY
If you could get the information by clicking the mouse once on a link then you are one click away from the information; as close as a click of the mouse
to suggest that you think something without saying it directly
time that you spend with someone, usually your partner or child, doing enjoyable things together so that your relationship remains strong
INFORMAL to spend time in a particular place or with particular people
something that is bitter has a strong sharp taste that is not sweet
with only a short distance from the top or surface to the bottom
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