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  1. agree




    Seh agrees that teenagers can be irritating.
    einverstanden sein
  2. all day




    I've been working all day.
    den ganzen Tag
  3. annoy



    They don't annoy their parents intentionally.
    verärgern
  4. approach to




    A new approach to dealing with rude teenagers.
    Einstellung zu etwas oder das Herangehen an etwas
  5. assume




    Scientists assumed that the brain finished growing at 13.
    annehmen
  6. battle




    It's vital to choose your battles carefully
    Schlacht
  7. be good at sth.



    My wife is so much better at it than me.
    in etwas gut sein
  8. behaviour (to behave)



    Parents should look at their own behavoiur.
    Benehmen
  9. benefit (verb and noun)




    Men should regard it as something which benefits both of them.
    jdm. etwas nützen
  10. carpenter



    He is a carpenter
    Zimmermann
  11. celebration



    Do you enjoy family celebrations?
    Feier
  12. complain to sb. about sth.




    She complained about her children's behaviour.
    sich beklagen, beschweren
  13. concentrate on




    Teenagers can't concentrate on several different things at the same time.
    konzentrieren auf
  14. consider doing sth.




    You might consider letting them go out until midnight
    in Betracht ziehen
  15. continue to do sth.




    You can't continue to treat them the same way.
    weitermachen
  16. countless




    There have been countlesss books on living with teenagers.
    unzählig
  17. critical (of sb.)
    uncritical
    • kritisch
    • unkritisch
  18. criticise sb. for sth.




    Then suddenly your criticise them for other things.
    jdn. kritisieren
  19. deal in sth.




    He got rich dealing in cigars.
    handeln mit
  20. deal with people / matter




    You really need to deal with this problem.
    sich befassen mit
  21. desperate for sth.




    Teenagers are desperate for independence.
    dringend etwas wollen
  22. development




    Teenagers are desperate for independence.
    dringend etwas wollen
  23. do business
    Geschäfte machen
  24. do housework




    My mum does all the housework.
    Hausarbeit machen
  25. do sb. a favour




    Men act as though they are doing their partner a favour
    jdn. einen Gefallen tun
  26. do sport
    Sport machen
  27. do the chores





    Still it is mostly women who do the daily chores.
    Hausarbeit (eher negativ)
  28. do your best
    sein Bestes geben
  29. drive sb. mad




    He's driving me mad
    in den Wahnsinn treiben
  30. dust (verb and noun)




    I hate to dust the furniture.
    abstauben und Staub
  31. embarrassed




    I'v never felt so embarrassed in my entire life.
    verlegen
  32. entrance test



    I'm preparing for the entrance test next month.
    Eintrittstest
  33. extend



    Tracey's family is extending the house at the moment
    erweitern, ausbauen, vergrössern
  34. fail a test




    I've never failed a final test.
    in einem Test durchfallen
  35. fussy
    kleinlich, pingelig
  36. hard-working
    fleissig
  37. hold (give, have) a party




    I allow my children to hold parties at home.
    eine Party machen
  38. independence



    Teenagers are desperate for independence.
    Unabhängigkeit
  39. independent
    unabhängig
  40. instead of




    He took the yellow jumper instead of the green one.
    anstatt
  41. intentionally adv. (to intend)



    They do not intentionally do the wrong thing
    absichtlich
  42. interrupt



    You're always interrupting my private conversations.
    unterbrechen
  43. irritating (irritate)



    Teenagers can be irritating.
    ärgerlich
  44. issue



    Couples should discuss all the big issues when they decide to marry.
    Frage, Kernpunkt, Thema
  45. judgement




    The region of the brain that controls judgement is not fully mature until 20.
    Urteilsvermögen, Beurteilung
  46. key to sth.




    The key to happiness for all is calm negotiation.
    Schlüssel zu, Lösung für
  47. lack of




    It shows a lack of respect.
    Mangel an
  48. lay the table
    Tisch decken
  49. lazy
    faul
  50. make a fuss
    ein Theater machen
  51. make a mess
    Unordnung machen
  52. make a promise
    ein Versprechen geben
  53. make an appointment
    Termin machen
  54. make an effort



    You'll have to make an effort if you want to go to university.
    sich anstrengen
  55. make an excuse
    sich entschuldigen
  56. make decisions




    Many teenagers can't make good decisions.
    Entschlüsse fassen
  57. make friends



    I joined the sports club to make friends.
    Freunde finden
  58. make the bed
    Bett machen
  59. mature
    immature
    • reif
    • unreif
  60. mind your own business



    Can't you mind your own business!
    sich um die eigenen Angelegenheiten kümmern
  61. negotiation



    The key to happiness is calm negotiation.
    Verhandlung
  62. nervous
    nervös
  63. occasionally




    Vicky and her father occasionally take exercise together
    gelegentlich
  64. on average



    On average, women spend three hours a day on housework and cooking.
    im Durchschnitt
  65. only child



    I'm an only child, I have no brothers or sisters.
    Einzelkind
  66. pass a test




    Max has passed his driving test.
    einen Test bestehen
  67. polite
    impolite
    • höflich
    • unhöflich
  68. public transport



    In Switzerland we hardly have any problems with puplic transport.
    öffentliche Verkehrsmittel
  69. quiet
    ruhig
  70. recently



    Until recently, scientists assumed that the brain stopped growing at 13.
    kürzlich
  71. regard sth. as



    Regard it as something that benefits both of us.
    etwas betrachten als
  72. relaxed
    entspannt
  73. responsibility



    Children enjo a world free of responsibility
    Verantwortlichkeit
  74. responsible
    irresponsible
    • verantwortungsbewusst
    • unverantwortungsbewusst
  75. rude
    unhöflich
  76. run a shop



    We can't leave her to run the shop - she's only been working here a few days.
    einen Laden betreiben
  77. sensitive
    insensitive
    • empfindlich, sensible
    • unempfindlich, unsensible
  78. sensible
    insensible



    Do yo really think that's the most sensible thing to do?
    • vernünftig
    • unvernünftig
  79. share a flat



    I prefer to share a flat with my friends than live with my family.
    Wohnung teilen
  80. sporty



    I do sporty things with my friends than live with my family.
    sportlich
  81. stepdaughter



    She has a 16-year old stepdaughter
    Stieftochter
  82. stressful



    My work is as stressful as my husband's
    anstrengend, aufreibend
  83. strict
    streng
  84. suggest doing sth.



    He suggested going to see the match.
    vorschlagen
  85. sweep



    I let my children sweep the floor for me
    fegen
  86. tactful
    tactless
    • taktvoll
    • taktlos
  87. talkative
    schwatzhaft
  88. tend to do sth.



    Parents tend to complain too often.
    neigen zu
  89. tidy
    untidy



    unsauber, unordentlich
    sauber, ordentlich
  90. treat (treatment)



    You can't continue to treat them the same way.
    behandeln
  91. trust



    You should trust your children
    trauen
  92. ultimately



    His job is ultimately more important than his parent's
    letztlich, schliesslich
  93. upset



    You'd be very upset.
    aufgebracht, bestürzt
  94. urge sb. to do sth.



    He urged me to take up tennis
    jdn. drängen etwas zu tun
  95. vital



    It's vital to choose your battles carefully.
    wichtig
  96. yet



    Yet parents don't seem to have discovered how to do it.
    jedoch
  97. youth hostel



    It would be a good idea to stay in a youth hostel.
    Jugendherberge
  98. bring up



    I have been brought up to do the right thing.
    aufziehen
  99. clear up the mess



    They have to clear up any mess.
    Sauerei aufräumen
  100. deal with sb.




    A new approach to dealing with difficlut teenagers.
    umgehen mit
  101. look after
    take care of



    My grandparents helped to look after me whne I was small.
    auf jdn. aufpassen

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