CAE Advanced Expert: vocabulary pg 26
Terms in this set (23)
intentionally; on purpose
look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful; ADJ. despicable: contemptible
bored or frustrated and unhappy (especially with a situation which has gone on too long)
intimidating, menacing, aggressive
to make somebody/yourself feel unhappy, anxious or annoyed
in great pain or sorrow; upset; distraught
dissatisfied with the people in authority and no longer willing to support them
not see eye to eye
to not share the same views as somebody about something
do as told
to do what somebody tells you to do
get my own way
to get or do what you want, esp. when sb. has tried to stop you
keep myself to myself
to avoid meeting people socially or becoming involved in their affairs; be introverted
rub people up the wrong way
to make somebody annoyed or angry, often without intending to, by doing or saying something that offends them
on a whim
impulsively;a sudden wish to do or have something, especially when it is something unusual or unnecessary
refusing to change your opinions, way of behaving, etc. when other people try to persuade you to; showing this
look up to sb.
to admire or respect somebody
to make a particular impression
take after sb.
to look or behave like an older member of your family, especially your mother or father
have your heart set on sth.
to want something very much
run in the family
to be a common feature in a particular family
a family group with a close relationship among the members that includes not only parents and children but also uncles, aunts, grandparents, etc.
something that forms a connection between people or groups, such as a feeling of friendship or shared ideas and experiences