20 terms

Real Reading 3: Unit 1 (Chapters 1 and 2)

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acquire
to gain knowledge or learn a skill
blame
to say or think that someone or something is responsible for something bad
anxious
worried about something
failure
a lack of success in achieving or doing something
genetic
relating to genes or genetics
get over
to successfully deal with a problem or difficulty
increase
if you increase something, or if it increases, it becomes bigger in amount, number, or degree
remarkable
unusual or surprising and therefore deserving attention or praise
shy
nervous and embarrassed about meeting and speaking to other people, especially people you do not know
succeed
to do what you tried or wanted to do
break out of
to change the way you live because you feel bored
coach
someone who trains a person or team in a sport
crowded
too full of people or things
frequently
very often or many times
imaginary
not real, but produced from pictures or ideas in your mind
in common
to have the same interests, attitudes etc as someone else
in control
ability to stay calm [uncountable] the ability to remain calm even when you feel very angry, upset, or excited
perform
to do something to entertain people, for example by acting a play or playing a piece of music
scared
frightened of something, or nervous about something [= afraid]
star
a famous and successful actor, musician, or sports player