English Voci 10

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  1. They promised (einhalten, befolen) the rules of the
    contest.
    abide by
  2. Her statement amounts to an (Eingeständnis) of
    guilt.
    admission
  3. Green’s family say they will (Einspruch einlegen gegen etwas) the verdict.
    appeal against something
  4. My (Anwalt, Verteidiger) questioned the witness again.
    attorney
  5. The (ein Verbot) is unlikely (aufheben) this year
    lift a ban
  6. The new policy has the (Rückhalt) of several
    leading Democrats.
    backing
  7. She gave her (Zustimmung) for the project to move ahead.
    assent
  8. We’re working weekends in order to clear a
    (Rückstand) of orders.
    backlog
  9. jemand die Schuld geben
    put the blame on somebody
  10. If you don’t deliver on time, you could be sued for (Vertragsbruch).
    breach of contract
  11. Don't (wetten) on it
    bet
  12. The housing market remains (lebhaft9.
    buoyant
  13. nicht den Hauch einer Chance haben
    don't have a cat in hell's chance
  14. deine Chance zuniche machen
    blown your chances
  15. die Chancen stehen gut
    is in with a chance
  16. marginale, schlechte Chance
    the chances are slim
  17. Scientists have advised (Vorsicht) in interpreting these results.
    caution
  18. In the first week, we (auf etwas stossen) a pretty tricky problem.
    compe up against something
  19. Is that the best solution you can (etw. einfallen lassen)?
    come up with something
  20. He would have to (sich auf etwas verpflichen) spending
    several thousand pounds.
    commit to something
  21. She was awarded £2,000 (Entschädigung) for
    her injuries.
    compensation
  22. The company had to pay (ausgleichend, entschädigend)
    damages of over $3 million.
    compensatory
  23. They have refused to (befolgen, einhalten) the new regulation.
    comply with something
  24. He saw the two of them together and (voreilige Schlüsse ziehen).
    jump to conclusions
  25. The interview was (durchgeführt) by telephone.
    conduct
  26. We have given careful (Berücksichtigung) to your claim for compensation.
    consideration
  27. Another (Lieferung, Überlieferung) of nuclear waste is due to arrive tomorrow
    consignment
  28. Can you remain (gelassen) whatever the
    crisis?
    cool-headed
  29. Industrial sewage continues to (verunreinigen, verseuchen) our beaches.
    contaminate
  30. We were (jemand isolieren, trennen von etwas) the rest of the town during the floods.
    cut somebody off from something
  31. When it comes to the (Krise, kritische Situation), can I rely on you to support me?
    crunch
  32. I’ve been (über etwas nachdenken) your proposal
    deliberate over something
  33. We have three possible (Handlunsoptionen, Vorgehensweisen)
    courses of action
  34. Officials (verteidigen, jem. zur Seite stehen) of Mr Evans and promised to stand by him.
    leap to somebodies defence
  35. All these villages have become (notleidend, geschwächt) since they closed the mine.
    depressed
  36. She is bringing a case of (ungerechtfertigte Entlassung) against the company.
    unfair dismissal
  37. Dissatisfaction over pay has grown into an
    industrial (Debatte, Streit).
    dispute
  38. Many scientists are (abweisend, uninteressiert) of a link
    between mobile phones and cancer.
    dismissive
  39. (Unterschlagung, Veruntreuung) is the crime of stealing money that you’re responsible for in your job.
    Embezzlement
  40. The government should stop (sich nicht entscheiden können, neutral bleiben) and make its position clear
    sit on the fence
  41. This offer sounds too good to be true. What’s the (Kehrseite, Schattenseite)?
    downside
  42. sich zur Wehr gegen etwas setzen
    fight back against something
  43. Police are investigating a complex (Betrug)
    involving several bogus contractors.
    fraud
  44. We need to all (sich zusammentun) to find some way out of this crisis.
    put your heads together
  45. An army helicopter schweben overhead.
    hovered
  46. The property market continues to be (flau)
    flat (opposite = buoyant)
  47. Attempts to (einführen, umsetzen) change have met with strong opposition.
    implement
  48. They have (durchsetzen, verhängen) restrictions on trade with
    foreign companies.
    impose
  49. He could find himself (haftbar) for the cost of the repairs.
    liable
  50. Stevens’ behaviour has been (tadellos)
    throughout his trial.
    irreproachable
  51. That night, danger seemed to (lauern) behind every tree.
    lurk
  52. (Bauchgefühl) told me that it would be unwise to return home.
    Gut instinct
  53. Ich zweifle (bin hin und her gerissen) darüber den Job anzunehmen
    I’m in two minds about accepting the job.
  54. Accidents happen when safety checks are
    (missachten).
    overlook
  55. The team was completely (deklassiern, übertreffen) by the opposition
    outclass
  56. nichts anderes übrig bleiben als
    have no option but to admit
  57. Several of the injured workers are suing the
    company for (grobe Fahrlässigkeit).
    criminal negligence
  58. The country is (in etwas hineinstürzen) recession once more.
    plunge into something
  59. The UN has started (jem. abziehen aus) of the area.
    pull somebody out
  60. punitive damages
    verschärfter Schadenersatz
  61. The couple has started divorce (Verfahren, Vorgänge).
    proceeding
  62. We need to look at the (Pro und Contra) of each system.
    pros and cons
  63. The case was (aussergerichtlich regeln) for an undisclosed amount.
    settle out of court
  64. We said we’d give her the cash, and we must (sich an etwas halten) our agreement.
    stick to something
  65. Burnett (verklagen) the newspaper for libel and won
    sue
  66. Supermarkets are accused of (ausnehmen) both customers and suppliers.
    squeezing
  67. The economy is (stagnieren) and job prospects remain poor.
    sluggish
  68. At the last minute, Ms Diaz accepted an out-of-court (Vereinbarung).
    settlement
  69. First they said no, but eventually they
    (einer Sache erliegen) his offer.
    sccumb to something
  70. She nearly gave in to the (Versuchung) to open the letter.
    temptation
  71. Police are specifically (abzielen auf) criminal
    gangs.
    target
  72. (Steuerhinterziehung) is the use of illegal methods to pay less tax or to pay no tax at all.
    Tax evasion
  73. This type of plant (gedeihen) in cool conditions
    thrives
  74. The scandal is still (sich entfalten), but there may be a resolution soon.
    unfolding
  75. The board made a (einstimmig) decision to
    reject the recommendations.
    unanimous
  76. Before buying (abwägen) the advantages and disadvantages of each type.
    weigh up
  77. In a (unbeständig, instabil) stock market there’s a lot of money to be made … and lost.
    volatile
  78. The jury returned a (Urteil) of not guilty.
    verdict
  79. The company looks after the (Wohlergehen) of its employees.
    well-being
  80. All the local hotels buy fruit and vegetables
    from the same (Grosshändler).
    wholesaler
  81. The government is not (völlig, gänzlich) to blame for the current crisis
    wholly

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