15 terms

Unit 5 - Chapter 20


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in person
adv- you do it or go there yourself
(e.g. If you can't be there -, the next best thing is watching it on TV.)
v- to contain something as a part of something else, or to make something part of something else
(e.g. The bill -s tax and service.)
n- an empty area that is available to be used
(e.g. Is there any - for my clothes in that cupboard?)
n- a word or expression used in relation to a particular subject, often to describe something official or technical
(e.g. "Without let or hindrance" is a legal - that means "freely".)
refer to
v- to relate to a particular person or thing
(e.g. The new salary scale only -s - company managers and directors.)
on purpose
adv- intentionally, not by accident
(e.g. I didn't do it - ; it was an accident.)
chances are
adv- it is likely,possibly
(e.g. - that they'll be late anyway.)
v- to continue to have; to keep in existence, or not allow to become less
(e.g. We have standards to -.)
n- something showing that something else exists or might happen or exist in the future
(e.g. His inability to handle the situation is a sure - of weakness.)
n- something that makes people want to go to a place or do a particular thing
(e.g. Life in Los Angeles has so many -s; nightclubs, good restaurants, and so on.)
adj- behaving in a way that is socially correct and shows understanding of and care for other people's feelings
(e.g. I'm afraid I wasn't very - to her.)
bring about
v- to cause something to happen
(e.g. It took hours of negotiations to - a reconciliation between the two sides.)
adj- shaped like a ball or circle, or curved
(e.g. Tennis balls and oranges are -.)
adv- without anything else being involved or in between
(e.g. Our hotel room was - above a construction site.)
adj- permitted,being given the permission
(e.g. You're not - to talk during the exam.)