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+Greene admitted causing death by reckless driving.admit to (doing) something / A quarter of all workers admit to taking time off when they are not ill.
+ Only ticket-holders will be admitted into the stadium.
+ Okay, so maybe I was a little bit scared, ' Jenny admitted.
to agree that you did something bad, or that something bad is true SYN confess OPP deny
to allow sb to enter somewhere,esp to take sb who is sick into hospital
to agree unwillingly that sth is true or that sb else is right
whilst ( more formal)
+ One American plane was forced to land whilst flying over North Korea.
by the way
+ By the way, have you seen my keys anywhere?
In addition to what you are talking (is not related to the main subject)
+ Simon was rushed to hospital after eating what must have been dodgy prawns.
+ One girl thought the men looked dodgy./ Don't buy a car from him, he's a real dodgy character.
+ There were a few dodgy moments.
1 not working properly or not in good condition
2 seeming to be false, dishonest, or not to be trusted
3 involving risk or danger
+ The two ministers have issued a joint statement.
+ Both companies are involved in the joint development of a new medium-sized car.
+The meal was a joint effort (=two or more people worked on it together).
—jointly adverb -tenants (someone who lives in a house, room etc and pays rent to the person who owns it) who are jointly responsible for their rent
involving 2 or more people or groups,or owned or shared by them
+ Taiwan's small size and heavy urbanization causes problems.
An increase in the percentage and in the number of people living in urban settlements.
continuum plural continuums or continua /-njuə/)
+ The Creole language is really various dialects arranged on a continuum. / All the organisms in an ecosystem are part of an evolutionary continuum.
a scale of related things on which each one is only slightly different from the one before
+ cardiovascular disease
relating to the heart and blood vessels (=tubes through which blood flows around your body)
+ Mortality from heart disease varies widely across the world.
+ infant/child/maternal/adult mortality - an appallingly high infant mortality rate (=number of babies who die)
+ My mother's death forced me to face the fact of my own mortality.
the time at which a change or an effect cannot be stopped
+ He owes me ten bucks.
+ The movie is about a group of men trying to make a buck (=earn some money) as male strippers.
informal : a US, Canadian, or Australian dollar
To feed an infant directly from the mother's breast
scheme (syn plots)
+ The money will be used for teacher training schemes. / a pension scheme
+ a get-rich-quick scheme / scheme to do something - a scheme to pass false cheques
+ a classification scheme
1.an official plan that is intended to help people in some way, for example by providing education or training SYN program
2 a clever plan, especially to do something that is bad or illegal - used to show disapproval
3 a system that you use to organize information, ideas etc
+ She died following a massive stroke.
A sudden attack of weakness or paralysis that occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is interrupted
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