Wordskills p. 22
Terms in this set (26)
very frightening or exciting in a way that you enjoy.
a story about a dead spirit that sb hears or sees.
on the edge of your seat
very excited and interested in sth.
the scenery and furniture used in a play, film, etc.
sounds that are made artificially in a play, film, etc. to make it more realistic, e.g. wind, thunder.
scare sb out of their wits
frighten sb very much.
making you very excited or worried.
a book or play that has been made into a film, TV programme, etc.
an unexpected change or development in a story or situation.
(+ SING OR PL V) all the people who act in a play or film.
INF. extremely good; wonderful.
SYNS. fabulous, brilliant.
the sound of an audience (people watching a play, etc.) showing approval by hitting their hands togheter.
in a very great or impressive way.
in a way that is agreed by everyone.
publicly talked or written about in an admiring way.
very bad and unpleasant.
SYN. dire INF.
OFTEN DISAPPROVING making people expierence feelings of sadness, sympathy, etc. in a deliberate and obvious way.
a phrase or idea that has been used so often it no longer has much meaning and is not ineteresting.
not showing serious thought, feelings, etc.
not showing enough natural expression, emotion, or movement.
of only average quality.
(of an actor) not suitable for the role they have been given.
not seeming true or real.
complete (used to emphasize sth, usually sth bad)
(an utter waste of time, utter rubbish/nonesense)..
INF. We say sth is rubbish if we think it is of poor quality.