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chuckle (ˈtʃʌkl) (I chuckled at the astonishment on her face)
verb. 1. Хихикать. laugh quietly or inwardly.
spare (adjective. 1.a spare pair of gloves. A spare tire. 2. Spare time. noun. 1. The wheel's broken and it would be suicide to go on without a spare. verb. 1. You have all this money and you won't spare enough to let your own child go back home. 2. Spare my life!)
adjective. 1. Запасний. 2. Свободиний/лишній. noun. Запасна річ. verb. 1. Дати (щось чого у когось много, комусь) 2. Пощадити (утриматися від убивства, поранення чи якогось турбування)
crotch (krɑːtʃ) (Her hand went straight for my crotch. The crotch of the pants)
reiterate (riːˈɪtəreɪt) (Let me reiterate the most important points. She avoided answering our questions directly, instead reiterating that the answers could be found in her book. Allow me to reiterate: if I am elected, I will not raise taxes.)
verb. 1. Повторити. (say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity.)
wrapping (pallet of paper is still covered in wrapping. She took the cellophane wrapping off the box)
noun. Обгортка. paper or soft material used to cover or enclose something.
wrap (ræp) (Keep the cheeses fresh by wrapping each one individually. wrap something in something: We wrapped the baby in a blanket to keep it warm.)
verb. Загортати. wrap or wrap up to cover something by putting something such as paper or cloth round it
intrude (ɪnˈtruːd) (I was very concerned about her, but I didn't want to intrude. intrude into/on/upon: Civil Rights campaigners say the new laws will intrude on people's personal freedom. One of their planes intruded into our airspace.)
Verb. 1. Нав'язуватися/втручатися. to become involved in a situation in a way that is not welcome to other people, for example by getting involved in their private lives
2. Втручатися. to enter a place where you are not allowed to go
interfere (ˌɪntərˈfɪr) (I don't want to interfere, but maybe you'd better listen to me.
interfere in: I don't think your mother has the right to interfere in our affairs.)
Verb. Втручатися. to deliberately become involved in a situation and try to influence the way that it develops, although you have no right to do this
Inquire (ˌɪnˈkwaɪr) (Why don't you telephone the theatre and inquire about tickets?
inquire whether/why/when etc: I am writing to inquire whether you have any positions available.
May I inquire why you wish to speak to him?)
verb. 1. Спитати. to ask someone for information about something
Perception (pərˈsepʃn) (1. perception that: There is a perception that management only wants to cut costs.
perception of: The public's perception of him is slowly changing. 2. the ability to notice something by seeing, hearing, smelling etc. 2. visual perception)
Noun. 1. Сприйняття. a particular way of understanding or thinking about something
brag (bræɡ) (I don't mean to brag, but my pie is the best.
brag about: She's always bragging about her famous father.
brag that: He bragged that he'd lasted longer than anyone else.
Verb. 1. Вихвалятися. (В негативному змісті, понтуватися) to talk about your achievements or possessions in a proud way that annoys other people.
Boast (boʊst) (1. 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%. 2. The island boasts the highest number of tourists in the area.)
Verb. Хвалится (в хорошому сенсі.) 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.
2. to have something good, often an attractive feature that other people admire.
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