english

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caroline8
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english
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2012-08-13 21:29:50
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  1. A weak point
    achilles' heel
  2. everything you touch turns to gold
    midas touch
  3. onne who loves money , a miser
    scrooge
  4. small people
    lilliputions
  5. the eternal optimist
    pollyanna
  6. one who invades privacy and likes to controlp
    big brother
  7. wise crime solver
    sherlock holmes
  8. strongman
    tarzan
  9. unequal battle between the weak and strong
    david and goliath
  10. tutor ; someone who helps you to learn
    mentor
  11. one who changes from a kind character to an evil one
    jekylland and hyde
  12. to be reborn
    to rise like a phoenix
  13. "rags to riches" story
    horatio alger
  14. neverending quest for something
    captain ahab
  15. a source of trouble
    pandora's trouble
  16. king author's kingdom , idyllic happiness
    camelot
  17. a place of ideal perfection of laws and government(sir thomas more)
    utopia
  18. a long great journey
    odyssey
  19. he tries to correct the wrongs in the world
    • don quixote       ..
    • quixotic (kwik sa tik)
  20. a block of stone that gave the world a key to the long- forgotten language of ancient egypt(1799)
    rosetta stone

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