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She developed the problem in early adolescence
- children who lose their parents before reaching adulthood
- His problems began in early adulthood.
- Her childhood problems persisted into adulthood.
- a step towards adulthood
- A strong spiritual bond exists between them.
- She felt a bond of affection for the other girls.
- the bond that links us
- clear, close, direct, intimate, strong
- There is a close connection between family background and academic achievement.
- in ~ with
- I am writing in connection with your recent job application.
- ~ between
- the connection between crime and alcohol
- beautiful, close, intimate, deep, firm, great, warm
- Their quarrel meant the end of a beautiful friendship.
- They formed a close friendship at university.
- eternal, lasting, lifelong, long, long-standing They made vows of eternal friendship to each other. It was a period of her life when she made some lifelong friendships.
Their affair had started out as an innocent friendship.
- deep, powerful, strong | gut | first, initial
- His first instinct was to run away from danger.base | basic | natural | primitive | creative | aggressive, competitive | maternal, mothering, protective | fighting, hunting, killer, predatory (often figurative)
- He plays well but lacks that killer instinct that wins matches.
- basic, essential, fundamental, intrinsic, real, true | artificial | exact, precise, specific
- I'm not clear about the exact nature of their relationship.
- causal | direct
- The energy an animal uses is in direct relation to speed and body mass.
- close | significant
- The study shows the close relation between poverty and ill health.
- There's a close relationship between increased money supply and inflation.
- | direct | clear | complex | significant | true | particular | inverse, negative the inverse relationship between gas consumption and air temperature | positive | causal, dynamic, reciprocal | linear, spatial | economic, functional, legal | natural, organic | symbolic
- ~ between
- There is a close resemblance between her and her daughter.
- | ~ to Crocodiles still have a strong resemblance to their long-lost ancestors.
Hermano o Hermana
- He had a normal middle-class upbringing.
- | give sb
- They gave their children a strict Catholic upbringing.
Active roleExtended FamilyFamily gatheringImmediate familyMaternal Instinct Sibling rivalryStable upbringingStriking resemblance
- serious | complete, irretrievable
- The only ground for divorce is the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage.
- communication, family, marital, marriage, relationship
- attempt to, seek to, try to trying to establish links with local schoolshelp (to), help sb (to) | agree to
- The two countries agreed to establish full diplomatic relations.
- stand to He stood to inherit (= was likely to inherit) property worth ú5 million.from
- She inherited some money from her mother.
- be genetically inherited
- How many of these traits are genetically inherited?
- This hormone interacts closely with other hormones in the body.
- He interacts very well with other children.
- closely, integrally, intimately, strongly The two ideas are very closely related.inextricably | loosely | not necessarily | largely | partly | directly | indirectly
- The old rates were at least indirectly related to income; the new tax takes no account of a person's ability to pay.broadly, roughly | specifically | fundamentally | positively | inversely, negatively The traditional approach has tended to regard unemployment and inflation as being inversely related. apparently | clearly, obviously | causally, contextually, functionally, logically, thematically
- Is unemployment causally related to crime?closely | distantly | genetically
- All the bees in the colony are genetically related.