North star Unit 10

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North star Unit 10
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  1. Cottage industry
    • small-scale industry that can be carried on at home by family members using their own equipment
    • Кустарное производство
  2. Sustainable
    • capable of being sustained
    • Устойчивое
  3. Pitfalls
    • a problem or difficulty that is likely to happen in a particular job, course of action, or activity
    • Подводные камни
  4. Overextended
    • to try to do or use too much of something, causing problems, illness, or damage
    • Затянутый
  5. Compelling
    an argument etc that makes you feel certain that something is true or that you must do something about it

    Принуждение
  6. Characterization
    • the way in which a writer makes a person in a book, film, or play seem like a real person
    • Характеристика
  7. Bear the brunt


    Нести бремя
  8. In perpetuity
    • На неограниченный срок
  9. Diminish
    Уменьшить
  10. Backlash
    • Negotive reaction.
  11. Safety net
    Защитная сетка
  12. Wiped out
    • extremely tired
    • Уничтожены
  13. Overnight
    • suddenly or surprisingly quickly
  14. Pancea
    • pan‧a‧cea [countable]
    • something that people think will make everything better and solve all their problems

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