English Voci 10
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English Voci 10
English Voci 10
English Voci 10
They promised (einhalten, befolen) the rules of the
Her statement amounts to an (Eingeständnis) of
Green’s family say they will (Einspruch einlegen gegen etwas) the verdict.
appeal against something
My (Anwalt, Verteidiger) questioned the witness again.
The (ein Verbot) is unlikely (aufheben) this year
lift a ban
The new policy has the (Rückhalt) of several
She gave her (Zustimmung) for the project to move ahead.
We’re working weekends in order to clear a
(Rückstand) of orders.
jemand die Schuld geben
put the blame on somebody
If you don’t deliver on time, you could be sued for (Vertragsbruch).
breach of contract
Don't (wetten) on it
The housing market remains (lebhaft9.
nicht den Hauch einer Chance haben
don't have a cat in hell's chance
deine Chance zuniche machen
blown your chances
die Chancen stehen gut
is in with a chance
marginale, schlechte Chance
the chances are slim
Scientists have advised (Vorsicht) in interpreting these results.
In the first week, we (auf etwas stossen) a pretty tricky problem.
compe up against something
Is that the best solution you can (etw. einfallen lassen)?
come up with something
He would have to (sich auf etwas verpflichen) spending
several thousand pounds.
commit to something
She was awarded £2,000 (Entschädigung) for
The company had to pay (ausgleichend, entschädigend)
damages of over $3 million.
They have refused to (befolgen, einhalten) the new regulation.
comply with something
He saw the two of them together and (voreilige Schlüsse ziehen).
jump to conclusions
The interview was (durchgeführt) by telephone.
We have given careful (Berücksichtigung) to your claim for compensation.
Another (Lieferung, Überlieferung) of nuclear waste is due to arrive tomorrow
Can you remain (gelassen) whatever the
Industrial sewage continues to (verunreinigen, verseuchen) our beaches.
We were (jemand isolieren, trennen von etwas) the rest of the town during the floods.
cut somebody off from something
When it comes to the (Krise, kritische Situation), can I rely on you to support me?
I’ve been (über etwas nachdenken) your proposal
deliberate over something
We have three possible (Handlunsoptionen, Vorgehensweisen)
courses of action
Officials (verteidigen, jem. zur Seite stehen) of Mr Evans and promised to stand by him.
leap to somebodies defence
All these villages have become (notleidend, geschwächt) since they closed the mine.
She is bringing a case of (ungerechtfertigte Entlassung) against the company.
Dissatisfaction over pay has grown into an
industrial (Debatte, Streit).
Many scientists are (abweisend, uninteressiert) of a link
between mobile phones and cancer.
(Unterschlagung, Veruntreuung) is the crime of stealing money that you’re responsible for in your job.
The government should stop (sich nicht entscheiden können, neutral bleiben) and make its position clear
sit on the fence
This offer sounds too good to be true. What’s the (Kehrseite, Schattenseite)?
sich zur Wehr gegen etwas setzen
fight back against something
Police are investigating a complex (Betrug)
involving several bogus contractors.
We need to all (sich zusammentun) to find some way out of this crisis.
put your heads together
An army helicopter schweben overhead.
The property market continues to be (flau)
flat (opposite = buoyant)
Attempts to (einführen, umsetzen) change have met with strong opposition.
They have (durchsetzen, verhängen) restrictions on trade with
He could find himself (haftbar) for the cost of the repairs.
Stevens’ behaviour has been (tadellos)
throughout his trial.
That night, danger seemed to (lauern) behind every tree.
(Bauchgefühl) told me that it would be unwise to return home.
Ich zweifle (bin hin und her gerissen) darüber den Job anzunehmen
I’m in two minds about accepting the job.
Accidents happen when safety checks are
The team was completely (deklassiern, übertreffen) by the opposition
nichts anderes übrig bleiben als
have no option but to admit
Several of the injured workers are suing the
company for (grobe Fahrlässigkeit).
The country is (in etwas hineinstürzen) recession once more.
plunge into something
The UN has started (jem. abziehen aus) of the area.
pull somebody out
The couple has started divorce (Verfahren, Vorgänge).
We need to look at the (Pro und Contra) of each system.
pros and cons
The case was (aussergerichtlich regeln) for an undisclosed amount.
settle out of court
We said we’d give her the cash, and we must (sich an etwas halten) our agreement.
stick to something
Burnett (verklagen) the newspaper for libel and won
Supermarkets are accused of (ausnehmen) both customers and suppliers.
The economy is (stagnieren) and job prospects remain poor.
At the last minute, Ms Diaz accepted an out-of-court (Vereinbarung).
First they said no, but eventually they
(einer Sache erliegen) his offer.
sccumb to something
She nearly gave in to the (Versuchung) to open the letter.
Police are specifically (abzielen auf) criminal
(Steuerhinterziehung) is the use of illegal methods to pay less tax or to pay no tax at all.
This type of plant (gedeihen) in cool conditions
The scandal is still (sich entfalten), but there may be a resolution soon.
The board made a (einstimmig) decision to
reject the recommendations.
Before buying (abwägen) the advantages and disadvantages of each type.
In a (unbeständig, instabil) stock market there’s a lot of money to be made … and lost.
The jury returned a (Urteil) of not guilty.
The company looks after the (Wohlergehen) of its employees.
All the local hotels buy fruit and vegetables
from the same (Grosshändler).
The government is not (völlig, gänzlich) to blame for the current crisis