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pull the plug
to stop something; to bring something to an end
raise one's shoulders to indicate indifference or resignation
Some people never even read a newspaper, let alone a book.
used after a statement to emphasize that because the first thing is not true or possible, the next thing cannot be true or possible either
The stadium has a seating capacity of 50,000.
the maximum amount that something can contain.
causing anger or outrage
Length of time you can concentrate and listen effectively
They're travelling across Europe by train and are planning to end up in Moscow.
to finally be in a particular place or situation
a man whose wife has died
turn back on
to refuse to help someone
to depend on
be taken aback
to be surprised and confused (stress the last word; used in the passive)
stand up for\look up to\ look down on\put down\pick on
Mature people behave like adults in a way that shows they are well developed emotionally
best man and bridesmaid
свидетель и свидетельница
first year of life
a strong desire for achievement
the tendency to do what powerful people tell us to do
willing to obey
The coming into court of a party to an action or the filing of the party's first pleading in an action, whether as a plaintiff or a defendant.
clearly visible or understood; obvious
a machine that is designed to do a particular thing in the home, such as preparing food, or cleaning
A device or tool used to help in the kitchen
strong and healthy
take pride in
to be proud of
making it easier for you to do a particular job
After four years of injury problems, Thomas remains undeterred.
still continuing to do something or enthusiastic about doing it despite a bad situation
You put your money in the machine and, hey presto, the coffee comes out!
steel tool for shaping materials
dividing an opponent's voters into other districts to weaken the opponent's voter base (трескающийся)
hidden from general view or use
to have or to own
bind to (bound, bound)
to force someone to keep a promise
His sister had been bound to secrecy.
This totem pole is carved from/out of a single tree trunk.
He carved her name on a tree.
a group of sheep, goats, or birds:
to move or come together in large numbers:
a request to the public for money, information, or help
related to heat or temperature
Impressive to look at, remarkable.
lying in the sun getting a tan
a sudden clever idea
find the solution to a problem or question.
заявка на кредит
to look for
someone who causes problems
the length of time a person lives
worrying or disturbing
Selling goods in another country below market prices
a place where old cars are collected before being recycled
release (toxic fumes)
to let go (выпускать)
unlikely to happen
She emerged from the sea, blue with cold.
to appear by coming out of something or out from behind somethin
to make known; to state openly
winning or succeeding
to hold or keep
to make bigger
to pull something heavy slowly and with difficulty
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