to go up, or to go towards the top of something: The plane climbed quickly to a height of 30,000 feet.
a path with a hard surface on one or both sides of a road, that people walk on: Keep to the pavement, Rosie, there's a good girl. (дор.покрытие, мостовая)
to be in
to be going to experience something unpleasant very soon: The weather forecast says we're in for heavy rain this evening.
Tanya said that her mental strength is more important that her physical strength.
control you fear
make youself feel less frightened (испуганным)
to rely on
to need a particular thing or the help and support of someone or something in order to continue, to work correctly. I rely on you for good advice.
(the situation of being faced with) something that needs great mental or physical effort in order to be done successfully and therefore tests a person's ability: Finding a solution to this problem is one of the greatest challenges faced by scientists today.
achive your goal
succeed in getting the result you wanted for
Most people only have a limited amount of leisure time
the physical or mental power or skill needed to do something: There's no doubting her ability.
to talk to someone or meet someone, especially as part of your job: She's used to dealing with difficult customers.
an area of land that has not been used to grow crops or had towns and roads built on it, especially because it is difficult to live in as a result of its extremely cold or hot weather or bad earth: a beautiful mountain wilderness
(a building designed to give) protection from bad weather, danger, or attack. We took shelter for the night in an abandoned house.
to try to make other people notice and pay attention to you: She always seemed to be pushing herself forward and not giving anyone else a chance.
to cope with
to deal successfully with a difficult situation: It must be difficult to cope with three small children and a job.
to get better after an illness, or feel better after something or someone has made you unhappy: She was only just getting over the flu when she got a stomach bug.
something that blocks you so that movement, going forward, or action is prevented or made more difficult: The biggest obstacle in our way was a tree trunk in the road.
to speak about something quickly, giving little detail or using few words: I'll mention your ideas to Jacinta.
to destroy or reduce the pleasure, interest, or beauty of something: He tried not to let the bad news spoil his evening. (наносить ущерб)
special, or this and not any other: She wanted a particular type of cactus.
a statement that something is wrong or not satisfactory: We've received a complaint from one of our listeners about offensive language. I've made a complaint (= formally complained) to the police about the noise.
an ability to do an activity or job well, especially because you have practised it: Ruth had/possessed great writing skills.
a tool that has a heavy iron or steel blade at the end of a long wooden handle, used for cutting wood: Julian used an axe to chop down the old apple tree.
a flat cover made of wool or similar warm material, usually used on a bed
a small box containing matches (спички)
a stick-shaped piece of wax with a wick (= piece of string) in the middle of it that produces light as it slowly burns
a piece of glass with a shiny, metal-covered back that reflects light, producing an image of whatever is in front of it
a small knife that folds into a case and is usually carried in a pocket
a shelter made of canvas or a similar material and supported by poles and ropes, that you can fold up and carry with you
a small light that is held in the hand and usually gets its power from batteries
(a piece of) strong, thick string made of long twisted threads: A sailor threw a rope ashore and we tied the boat to a post. (канат)
a device used for cutting materials such as paper, cloth, and hair, consisting of two sharp blades that are joined in the middle, and two handles with holes to put your fingers through
a tool used for digging especially soil or sand, with a long handle and a flat blade. The kids took their buckets and spades to the beach.
to receive money as payment for work that you do: I earn $80,000 a year. How much do you earn, if you don't mind me asking?
to protect someone or something and provide the things that they need: Take good care of that girl of yours, Patrick - she's very special.
used to talk about the direction in which something is facing: Which way up should this box be? (= Which side should be on top?)
something that you have to do because it is part of your job, or something that you feel is the right thing to do: The duty of the agency is to act in the best interests of the child.
something that you do often and regularly, sometimes without knowing that you are doing it: I always buy the same brand of toothpaste just out of (= because of) habit.
recently born: Breast-feeding is extremely beneficial to the health of newborn babies.
the result you get by adding two or more amounts together and dividing the total by the number of amounts: The average of the three numbers 7, 12, and 20 is 13, because the total of 7, 12, and 20 is 39, and 39 divided by 3 is 13.
If something is optional, you can choose if you want to do it, pay it, buy it, etc.: English is compulsory for all students, but art and music are optional.
a disagreement, or the process of disagreeing: The children had an argument about/over what game to play. He got into an argument with Jeff in the pub last night. A decision was finally made after some heated argument (спор)
to stay in the same place or in the same condition: The doctor ordered him to remain in bed for a few days.
peaceful, quiet, and without worry: He has a very calm manner. Now keep calm everyone, the police are on their way.
to act in a particular way: She always behaves well/badly when her aunts come to visit.
used to refer to a substance or a group of things, ideas, etc., often with a description of their general type or quality or saying who they belong to, without saying exactly what they are: There's sticky stuff all over the chair. We'll have to carry all our camping stuff. (вещи, дела)
a person or animal that lives in a particular place: a city of five million inhabitants
to design and/or create something that has never been made before: The first safety razor was invented by company founder King C. Gillette in 1903.
a weapon with a long, sharp metal blade and a handle, used especially in the past
to fasten together two ends of a piece of string or other long, thin material, or to (cause to) hold together with a long, thin piece of string, material, etc.: Could you tie this piece of string for me? (завязывать)
to give someone responsibility for dealing with something: I've left the paperwork for you.
to use your teeth to cut into something or someone: He bit into the apple. He bites his fingernails.
someone who competes in a contest: In tonight's quiz, our contestants have come from all over the country. (противник, соперник)
to take money or property illegally from a place, organization, or person, often using violence: The terrorists financed themselves by robbing banks. My wallet's gone! I've been robbed!
to fire a bullet or an arrow, or to hit, injure, or kill a person or animal by firing a bullet or arrow at them: If he's not armed, don't shoot.
a person who owns and manages a small shop
the selling of goods: He had his street vending licence taken away.
a person whose job is to receive and pay out money in a shop, bank, restaurant, etc.
(an event that results in) great harm, damage, or death, or serious difficulty:It would be a disaster for me if I lost my job.
just in case
because of the mentioned situation: There's no coffee left? In that case I'll have tea.
to take another person's child into your own family and legally take care of him or her as your own child: They've adopted a baby girl.
chip (french fry)
a long, thin piece of potato that is fried and usually eaten hot:
a way to escape
уйти от реальности
to get to know
задеть кого либо
a well-known and wise statement, which often has a meaning that is different from the simple meanings of the words it contains: As the saying goes, 'Don't count your chickens before they're hatched'.
If something takes a particular time, that period is needed in order to complete it:The cooking process only takes ten minutes.
to ask an amount of money for something, especially a service or activity: How much/What do you charge for a haircut and blow-dry?
someone who has recently got married: The hotel has a special discount rate for newlyweds.
a person who is opposed to the political system in their country and tries to change it using force, or a person who shows their disagreement with the ideas of people in authority or of society by behaving differently: The rebels took over the capital and set up a new government. (мятежник, повстанец)
in, of, or like the countryside: The area is still very rural and undeveloped.
socially acceptable or good: Everyone should be entitled to a decent wage/standard of living. I thought he was a decent sort of person. (подходящий)
a young child, especially one who is learning or has recently learned to walk
a person or animal that has grown to full size and strength: An adult under English law is someone over 18 years old.
to rebel against
a person who is opposed to the political system in their country and tries to change it using force, or a person who shows their disagreement with the ideas of people in authority or of society by behaving differently: The rebels took over the capital and set up a new government. He was a bit of a rebel when he was a teenager and dyed his hair pink.
having formally agreed to marry: Debbie and Christa have just got engaged. She was engaged to some guy in the army.
to look after
to take care of or be in charge of someone or something: We look after the neighbours' cat while they're away.
to leave your job or stop working because of old age or ill health: Since retiring from the company, she has done voluntary work for a charity.
having a wife or husband: a married couple We've been happily married for five years.
to graduate (from)
a person who has a first degree from a university or college: a Cambridge graduate
to receive money as payment for work that you do: I earn $80,000 a year. How much do you earn, if you don't mind me asking?
get a place of your own
найти собственное жилье
to be able to buy or do something because you have enough money or time: I don't know how he can afford a new car on his salary.
to go to an event, place, etc.: Over two hundred people attended the funeral. The meeting is on the fifth and we're hoping everyone will attend. (посещать)
the general appearance of the natural environment, especially when it is beautiful: beautiful/breathtaking/spectacular scenery They stopped at the top of the hill to admire the scenery. (вид, пейзаж, декорация)
get in touch
to communicate or continue to communicate with someone by using a phone or writing to them: Are you still in touch with any of your old school friends?
to leave a room or building, especially in order to do something for entertainment: Please close the door as you go out.
have a date / make a date
I've made a date (= agreed a date and time) to see her about the house.
get on well (with smbd)
to have a good relationship with somebody: We get on well.
to have no more contact: We lost concact 2 years ago.
a part of the DNA in a cell that controls the physical development, behaviour, etc. of an individual plant or animal and is passed on from its parents: The illness is believed to be caused by a defective gene. (гены)
(an) illness of people, animals, plants, etc., caused by infection or a failure of health rather than by an accident: They reported a sudden outbreak of the disease in the south of the country. (хроническая болезнь)
a serious disease that is caused when cells in the body grow in a way that is uncontrolled and not normal, killing normal cells and often causing death: He died of liver cancer. (рак)
a system of giving money, food, or help free to those who are in need because they are ill, poor, or have no home, or any organization that has the purpose of providing money or helping in this way: She does a lot of work for charity. (благотворительность)
to give something to someone without asking for payment: The shop is giving away a sample pack to every customer.
to behave towards someone or deal with something in a particular way: My parents treated us all the same when we were kids.(лечить)
to make someone with an illness healthy again: At one time doctors couldn't cure TB/cure people of TB. (вылечить)