45 terms

Intermediate Speakout Unit 4.1

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can't afford
to not have enough money to pay for or buy something
creative
a creative person is good at thinking of new ideas
good communicator
"someone who is able to express ideas or their feelings clearly to other people"
good leader
someone who has all the qualities needed to be a leader
hard‐working
working with a lot of effort
indecisive
unable to make decisions
motivated
wanting to do something for a particular reason
resource
"something that a country, organisation, person, etc. has that they can use"
risk taker
"someone who will do risky or dangerous things in order to achieve something"
think outside the box
"to think of new, different, or unusual ways of doing something, especially in business"
marriage
"a relationship between two people who are married, or the state of being married"
designer goods
"expensive shoes, clothes and clothing accessories made by famous fashion designers"
to have what it takes
to have the qualities or abilities that are needed for success
survey
"a set of questions that you ask a lot of people in order to find out about their opinions or behaviour"
self‐made
"a self‐made man or woman has become rich and successful by working hard"
surprisingly
unexpectedly or unusually
invest
"to buy shares, goods, or property because you hope you can make a profit"
percent
"an amount equal to five, ten, etc. parts out of a total of a hundred parts"
switch off
to forget about work and relax
moderately
"not very big or very small, very hot or very cold, very fast or very slow, etc."
put in the hours
to work hard to achieve an objective
aggressive
very determined to succeed or get what you want
self‐confident
feeling sure that you can do things successfully
rule
"an official instruction about what is allowed, especially in a game, organisation, or job"
break the law
to do something illegal
bargain
something you buy cheaply or for less than its usual price
the high street
used to talk about shops and the money people spend in them
patient
"able to stay calm and not become angry when you are waiting for something or doing something difficult"
politician
"someone who works in politics, especially someone who is elected"
train
to learn the skills needed in a particular job
specific
a specific thing or person is one particular thing or person
skill
"an ability to do something well, especially because you have learned and practised it"
resolve
"to find a way of dealing with a problem or of ending a disagreement"
focus on
to give special attention to one particular person or thing
ignore
to deliberately not pay attention to someone or something
reject
to not accept something or someone
client
someone who pays a person or organisation for a service
work‐related
referring to work
finance
"the control of how money should be spent, especially in a company or government"
miserable
making you feel very unhappy, uncomfortable, etc.
help out
to help someone because they are busy or have problems
rush in
to enter somewhere quickly or in a hurry
shut up
to close
in stock
available
remind
"if you remind someone about something, you make them remember it or remember to do it"

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