Refugee lesson vocab 2
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When something is co-ordinated jointly, a group is working together. "We made a concerted decision to reduce costs."
If you are reluctant to do something, you don't really want to do it.
What babies wear when they do to the toilet! (In US, diapers).
To cause harm
To inflict physical injury on someone
When something looks like it might break. "He drives an old, rickety car."
To be denied asylum
When your asylum claim is refused. To deny is to say no, to refuse.
To be turned down
When somebody says no to a request for something
The positive side of a situation (opposite is downside, which is more common). "Being unemployed has its upside."
When something is thrown away because it's no longer useful.
To want something very badly (to have a craving for something). "After he has stopped smoking, he still craves a cigarette sometimes."
A qualified lawyer, who can represent other people in court cases, legal matters (In UK, a solicitor).
To be jealous of someone because of who they are or what possessions they have (from noun Envy)
A place for an event. "What's the venue for this year's staff party?"
Place of sanctuary
A place where someone can feel safe, away from danger.
When someone has a legal right, or a reasonable claim to do or receive something. "You are entitled to 6 months paternity leave in Holland."
When something exists at a particular time, or is current. "The prevailing economc conditions prevent us from investing at the moment."
An old device (also called a mangle) for getting water out of washed clothes. Idiom - "They put him through the wringer" (U.S.) - They gave him a really hard time.
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