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F2F CHARLOTTE 2C p. 24/25
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(building) very tall with many floors or levels
a Chinese game played on a table with small square pieces
wearing a particular type of clothing
clad in: crowds of people clad in New Zealand rugby shirts
scantily/casually/warmly etc clad (=dressed in a particular way): scantily clad dancers
to be covered with things that are spread around in a careless or untidy way
One room was strewn with children's toys.
a type of white or grey stone containing calcium, used for building and making cement
completely surrounded by ice so that you cannot get in or out
an icebound ship/island/harbour
very impressive or beautiful
a stunning display of tropical plants
The view from the top of the hill is stunning.
[INTRANSITIVE/TRANSITIVE] to proudly tell other people about what you or someone connected with you has done or can do, or about something you own, especially in order to make them admire you
boast of: He's always boasting of his great sporting achievements.
boast about: Cheating on somebody is hardly something to boast about.
boast that: The Prime Minister boasted that public spending had increased by 6%.
SECOND TO NONE
We provide a service that is second to none.
extreme in degree or strength
BRITISH a narrow road, especially in the countryside
They live down a little country lane.
a winding road, river etc has a lot of bends in it
a square area that is surrounded by buildings or walls
a cobbled courtyard
Concerts are held in the courtyard.
HUSTLE AND BUSTLE
busy and noisy activity (usually + of ) He wanted a little cottage far away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
to travel from place to place, especially on foot, without a particular direction or purpose
He wandered the countryside, looking for his son.
used for saying that something has much more of a particular quality than anything else
The 1989 revolution was by far the bloodiest in the country's history.
Football is far and away the most popular sport in Britain.
IT'S A SHAME
a reason for feeling sad or disappointed
It seems a shame to waste all this food.
It was a shame that you couldn't come with us.
a great/crying/terrible shame: It would have been a crying shame if we had lost the game.
shame about: It was a nice idea. Shame about the way it was done.
to take the risk of; brave the dangers of: to venture a voyage into space.
BE STEEPED IN (HISTORY)
to have a lot of a particular quality or thing
The region is steeped in history.
BE SPOILT FOR CHOICE
not sure what to choose because there are so many good things that you can choose from
If you're looking for a restaurant, you'll be spoilt for choice in this town.
lively and exciting
a vibrant city
a particular style of cooking food, especially the style of a particular country or region
food that is edible is safe or good enough to eat
The food in the cafeteria is barely edible (=it tastes very bad).
TAKE PRIDE IN STH
to be proud of someone or something. I take a great deal of pride in my children. She takes pride in her work and it shows in her products.
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