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leeson 2 unit 5
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I would like to have that job. Still, it would be very difficult for me to move to another city to be able to do it.
to indicate that what follows is contrary to and more important than what came before it.
He is a health pro.
They are on the pro side.
To short the word professional or to say expert.
To refer to the positive characteristic or position in an argument.
The situation has a huge list of con.
To refer to the negative characteristic or in an argument.
So far he has $10000 in his bank account.
To indicate what has happened between the beginning of something and the present time.
I've been studying at ELHS since 2018.
To indicate the beginning of a time period that extends to now.
Since you're working hard, I will give you a good tip.
To indicate convenience
Two more hours of work? Good grief, Boss we already worked eight hours.
To indicate mild displeasure.
The company ended in a total disaster because of the friction in the company.
To indicate unrest, difficulty or disagreement between two or more people.
He's been working in electricity for two years. And he hasn't learned squat during that time.
To say nothing at all.
This book is not exactly the best history book.
To mean hardly when it is used before an adjective.
You are wearing your pants inside out.
The Principal knows the school building inside out.
To indicate that an inner surface has become the outer surface.
To indicate the thorough knowledge of something.
I almost finished reading a very thick book. I need to keep on reading.
To continue or not stop.
Think outside the box
They needed to think outside the box to get an A+ on an art project.
To be creative or always have a new idea for solving problems.
When he fell off the table, everyone was laughing.
The number of customers per day starts to fall off since I was fired.
To mean literally, accidentally disappear from a high point
To decline or be reduced
Put one's two cents in
Everyone agrees to stay up. I want to put my two cents in: we should sleep and we need to get up early in the morning.
To offer one's opinion
A bit uppity
The new student seems to be a bit uppity.
To act as you were superior to other people
Put someone's name up
The boss put my name up because I know how to run a company.
To nominate someone in a position or office.
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