English File Intermediate: File 2
Vocabulary of File 2 (English File Intermediate 3rd edition)
Terms in this set (97)
(How much is your house worth?)
(Can I borrow some money, please?)
(I can't afford to go on holiday this year.)
sich etw. leisten
(How much do you charge for a haircut?)
berechnen, etw. verlangen
cost (irr. v: cost, cost)
(These shoes cost £70.)
(How much do doctors earn in your country?)
(She will inherit a lot of money when her parents die.)
(You should invest some money in the stock market.)
lend (irr. v: lent, lent)
(Can you lend me £30 until tomorrow?)
You owe me £10.
raise (money) v
How much money did you raise for the school?
aufbringen, (Geld) sammeln
I try to save some money every month.
Don't waste your money on things you don't need.
credit card n
The payment had been taken from my credit card.
I had a lot of debt when I left university.
bank account n
How much money do you have in your bank account?
The electricity bill came through the post today.
cash machine n
I took £30 out of the cash machine.
I found a 10p coin on the pavement.
I need a loan from the bank to start my own business.
The bank gave me a mortgage to buy a house.
I left a £20 note on my desk.
Lawyers get a good salary.
How much tax do you have to pay every month?
take out phr v
I never take out more than £50 at a cash machine.
pay back phr v
I pay back £50 of the loan to the bank every month.
live off phr v
I have to live off my parents while I'm at university.
von etw. / jmd. leben
live on phr v
If I lose my job, I'll have no money to live on.
von etw. / jmd. leben
My son can't read very well because he has dyslexia.
I want to make money from my paintings.
She works in a designer clothes boutique.
Starting my own business was a bit of a gamble.
go on sale
When will his new book go on sale?
zum Verkauf freigegeben werden
Jeff became a millionaire, but lost most of his money.
Our business lost a lot of money during the recession.
I was always broke when I was a student.
put aside phr v
Every week, I put aside some money for a holiday.
auf die Seite legen
figures n pl
He calculated figures in his head.
I wrote a cheque for £300.
We signed the contract.
Why did you agree to kayak down the Amazon?
She ran three consecutive marathons in 24 hours.
She asked me to sponsor her for a charity programme.
This is a very risky trip.
The river is infested with crocodiles.
I was exhausted after the race.
It's boiling at the moment - 34 degrees Celsius!
We used a wooden paddle to move the boat.
I really suffer in hot weather.
to suffer from sth
an etwas leiden
The humidity here is 80 per cent in the summer.
I had to paddle against the current.
I've been listening to music to inspire me.
I suffered from heat exhaustion.
100 km per day is my target.
I've had a fantastic time here.
Lyn is furious that you didn't invite her to your party.
My flat is really tiny with only two rooms.
Are there any animals that you're terrified of?
Angst vor etw. haben
The food was delicious.
I was starving when I came home from school.
großen Hunger haben
His house is enormous and has six bedrooms.
The sea was freezing so we didn't swim.
John's kitchen is filthy.
My parents are delighted that I'm getting married.
The film was hilarious - we laughed so much.
Did you have a positive experience abroad?
I had to pay the mechanic £100 to repair my car.
Mechaniker / in
How much interest do you pay on your credit card?
My lawyer has an hourly fee of £150!
Honorar / Gebühr
foot the bill
My children use the phone but I foot the bill.
die Rechnung zahlen
shopping spree n
I always go on a shopping spree when I get paid.
consumer society n
We live in a consumer society where people want new things all the time.
I'm always very cynical about our government.
He works in a grocery store (Lebensmittelgeschäft).
rough idea n
I usually have a rough idea about what I spend my money on.
I paid back the first instalment on my loan.
That email saying we had won some money was a scam.
I was so proud of my son when he passed his exams.
salesman n, saleswoman n, salesperson n
My brother is a used car salesman.
I went door-to-door trying to sell insurance.
von Tür zu Tür
He instinctively knew what people wanted.
He felt so ashamed that he couldn't read.
I won first prize in the competition.
We employ a gardener who comes once a week.
ghost writer n
She used a ghost writer to write her autobiography.
His autobiography became a best-seller.
burst into tears
When I finished the race I burst into tears.
in Tränen ausbrechen
I saw a big gorilla at the zoo.
My sister works for a children's charity.
good cause n
I ran a marathon to make money for a good cause.
I want to be a TV presenter when I grow up.
I can see my reflection in the surface of the water.
There was melted chocolate at the bottom of my bag.
He came to work with a bandaged head.
My fingers are bandaged with white tape.
I have an ache in my right arm from playing tennis.
drive someone mad
My parents drive me mad with their arguing!
jdn. verrückt machen
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