English Klára

klarahellebrandova's version from 2017-11-22 13:43


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to narrow down to leave fewer options
within walking distanceclose enough to walk to
to have a pointpresent a valid argument
to relate to stto understand st from personal experience
before you know itmore quickly than one might think
to go through stto experience st
Furnishedwith furniture
just for the thrill of ita strong feeling of excitement or pleasure; an experience that gives you this feeling
hook up toto connect somebody/something to a piece of electronic equipment, to a power supply or to the Internet
deterrent (a deterrent effect)making somebody less likely to do something
clue sb into give somebody the most recent information about something
sprawlto sit or lie with your arms and legs spread out in a relaxed or awkward way
Worsenget worse
risebecome bigger
pluck somebody (from something) (to something) / Police plucked a drowning girl from the river remove somebody from a place or situation, especially one that is unpleasant or dangerous
the biddingthe act of offering prices, especially at an auction
scribblewrite something quickly and carelessly
to take something - power or control - from someoneto wrest / they wanted to allow people to wrest control of their lives from impersonal bureaucracies.
a strifea conflict, disagreement
to yieldto produce - to deliver / this method yields the same results
to chatchart something to record or follow the progress or development of somebody/something
draw upon/on stto use a supply of something that is available to you / I draw upon Theodor Adorno’s notion

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