15 terms

Unit 5 - Chapter 19

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get along without
v- to manage without someone or something; to do without someone or something
(e.g. I don't think I can - my secretary.)
partly
adv- to some degree, but not completely
(e.g. His attractiveness is - due to his self-confidence.)
speech
n- the language used when talking
(e.g. Some expressions are used more in - than in writing.)
deaf
adj- unable to hear, either completely or partly
(e.g. He's been totally - since birth.)
in order to
conj- with the aim of achieving something
(e.g. He came home early - see the kids before they went to bed.)
press
v- to push something firmly, often without causing it to move permanently further away from you
(e.g. Can you - a little harder on my shoulders, please?)
various
adj- many different
(e.g. We had - problems on our journey, including a flat tyre.)
come down with
v- to start to suffer from an illness, especially one that is not serious
(e.g. I think I'm -ing - flu.)
in addition to
conj- as well (as)
(e.g. - his apartment in Manhattan, he has a villa in Italy and a castle in Scotland.)
wire
n- a piece of thin metal thread with a layer of plastic around it, used for carrying electric current
(e.g. Someone had cut the phone -s.)
waste
v- to use too much of something or use something badly when there is a limited amount of it
(e.g. You - a lot of water by taking a bath instead of a shower.)
separate
adj- existing or happening independently or in a different physical space
(e.g. The art department and the music department are in two - buildings.)
went wrong
v- to make a mistake
(e.g. I thought I'd done this correctly - I just can't understand where I -.)
shout
v- to express strong emotions, such as anger, fear, or excitement, or to express strong opinions, in a loud voice
(e.g. Dad really -ed at me when I broke the window.)
afterward
adv- after the time mentioned; later
(e.g. We had a swim and - we lay on the beach for a while.)