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Review for Final Exam: Unit 1 (Ch. 1-2), Unit 2 (Ch. 3-4), Unit 3 (Ch. 5), Unit 4 (Ch. 8), Unit 5 (Ch. 9)

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associate
to make a connection in your mind between one thing or person and another
critic
someone whose job is to make judgments about the good and bad qualities of art, music, films etc [= reviewer]
dish
food cooked or prepared in a particular way as a meal
exotic
something that is exotic seems unusual and interesting because it is related to a foreign country
immigration
the total number of people who immigrate; the process of entering another country in order to live there permanently
mix
the particular combination of things or people in a group or thing
profit
money that you gain by selling things or doing business, after your costs have been paid
reflect
to show or be a sign of a particular situation or feeling
sauce
a thick cooked liquid that is served with food to give it a particular taste
spicy
food that is spicy has a pleasantly strong taste, and gives you a pleasant burning feeling in your mouth
taste
the kind of things that someone likes
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
allow
to let someone do or have something, or let something happen
charge
to ask someone for a particular amount of money for something you are selling
customer
someone who buys goods or services from a shop, company etc
delivery
the act of bringing goods, letters etc to a particular person or place, or the things that are brought
double
to become twice as big or twice as much, or to make something twice as big or twice as much
environment
the air, water, and land on Earth, which can be harmed by man's activities
fuel
a substance such as coal, gas, or oil that can be burned to produce heat or energy
materials
the things that are used for making or doing something
require
to need something
wasteful
using more of something than you should, especially money, time, or effort
competition
an organized event in which people or teams compete against each other
economy
the system by which a country's money and goods are produced and used, or a country considered in this way
entertain
to amuse or interest people in a way that gives them pleasure
festival
a special occasion when people celebrate something such as a religious event, and there is often a public holiday
host
to provide the place and everything that is needed for an organized event:
local
relating to the particular area you live in, or the area you are talking about
mud
wet earth that has become soft and sticky
occur
to happen
population
the number of people living in a particular area, country etc
seek
to try to achieve or get something
tourist
someone who is travelling or visiting a place for pleasure
afford
to have enough money to buy or pay for something
argue
to disagree with someone in words, often in an angry way
athlete
someone who competes in sports competitions, especially running, jumping, and throwing
award
something such as a prize or money given to someone to reward them for something they have done
doubt
to not trust or have confidence in someone
hero
a man who is admired very much for a particular skill or quality
improve
to make something better, or to become better
quit
to stop doing something, especially something that is bad or annoying
reach
to arrive at a place
salary
money that you receive as payment from the organization you work for, usually paid to you every month
treat
to try to cure an illness or injury by using drugs, hospital care, operations etc.
advertising
words, or a short film, which is intended to persuade people to buy a product or use a service, or that gives information about a job that is available, an event that is going to happen etc OR the activity or business of advertising things on television, in newspapers etc
attract
to make someone interested in something, or make them want to take part in something
contract
noun an official agreement between two or more people, stating what each will do
fan
someone who likes a particular sport or performing art very much, or who admires a famous person
focus
to give special attention to one particular person or thing, or to make people do this
investment
the use of money to get a profit or to make a business activity successful, or the money that is used
mind
to feel annoyed or upset about something
positive
good or useful
post
to put a message or computer document on the Internet so that other people can see it
stand out
to be much better than other similar people or things OR to be very easy to see or notice