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2013-09-16 16:04:28
Intensive school 09 13

Intensive school (09.09-13.09)
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  1. sick
    physically or mentally ill; not well or healthy: She often felt quite sick (тошнить)
  2. skinny=slim=anorexic
    very thin: You should eat more, you're much too skinny
  3. fat=overweight=obese=chubby(children)=chunky baby
    thick or large: He lifted a fat volume down from the shelf. Some producers of mineral water have made fat profits.
  4. ugly=unpleasant=unattractive=hideous
    unpleasant to look at; unattractive, bad-looking: I find a lot of modern architecture very ugly. Yesterday in town I saw the ugliest baby I've ever seen in my life.
  5. good-looking=beautiful=hot=sizzling
    handsom (men only)
    • very attractive, pleasant
    • describes a physically attractive man or woman: He's very good-looking but not terribly bright.
  6. muscular
    having well-developed muscles: muscular arms/ legs He wished he was more muscular.
  7. ambitious<>unambitious
    having a strong wish to be successful, powerful, or rich: an ambitious young lawyer He's very ambitious for his children (= he wants them to be successful).
  8. hard-working<>lazy
    always doing a lot of work: She was always very hard-working at school.
  9. reserved<>open
    describes people who do not often talk about or show their feelings or thoughts: a quiet, reserved woman The English have a reputation for being reserved.
  10. organized<>disorganized
    describes someone who is able to plan things carefully and keep things tidy: She's not a very organized person and she always arrives late at meetings.
  11. reliable<>unreliable
    Something or someone that is reliable can be trusted or believed because they work or behave well in the way you expect: Is your watch reliable? reliable information Gideon is very reliable - if he says he'll do something, he'll do it.
  12. chatty<>quite
    liking to talk a lot in a friendly, informal way
  13. sensetive<>insensetive
    easily upset by the things people say or do, or causing people to be upset, embarrassed, or angry: Her reply showed that she was very sensitive to criticism. He was very sensitive about his scar and thought everyone was staring at him.
  14. consider
    to spend time thinking about a possibility or making a decision: Don't make any decisions before you've considered the matter.
  15. flu
    a common infectious illness that causes fever and headache: a flu virus to catch/get/have (the) flu
  16. headache
    a pain you feel inside your head: I've got a splitting (= severe) headache.
  17. cold
    at a low temperature, especially when compared to the temperature of the human body, and not hot, or warm: a cold day/ house cold food/ water
  18. sore throat
    боль в горле
  19. food poisoning
    an illness usually caused by eating food that contains harmful bacteria
  20. feel seek
    почувствовать тошноту
  21. illness
    a disease of the body or mind: He died at home after a long illness.
  22. injury
    physical harm or damage to someone's body caused by an accident or an attack: a head/back/ knee injury Several train passengers received/ sustained serious injuries in the crash.
  23. symptom
    any feeling of illness or physical or mental change that is caused by a particular disease:
  24. disease
    (an) illness of people, animals, plants, etc., caused by infection or a failure of health rather than by an accident: a contagious/ infectious disease
  25. suck
    I sucked my thumb until I was seven.
  26. swallow
    to cause food, drink, pills, etc. to move from your mouth into your stomach by using the muscles of your throat: My throat is so sore that it really hurts when I swallow. He put a grape into his mouth and swallowed it whole.
  27. cause
    the reason why something, especially something bad, happens: The police are still trying to establish the cause of the fire. She had died of natural causes.
  28. rush hour
    the busy part of the day when towns and cities are crowded, either in the morning when people are travelling to work, or in the evening when people are travelling home: rush hour traffic
  29. amber
    the yellowish-orange traffic light that shows between the green and the red to warn drivers that the lights are about to change: The lights turned to amber.
  30. across
    from one side to the other of something with clear limits, such as an area of land, a road, or a river: She walked across the field/ road. They're building a new bridge across the river.
  31. through
    from one end or side of something to the other: They walked slowly through the woods. The boy waded through the water to reach his boat. (с препятствиями)
  32. improve (get better)<>deteriorate (get worse)
    to ( cause something to) get better: He did a lot to improve conditions for factory workers. I thought the best way to improve my French was to live in France.
  33. rise(go up)<>fall (go down)
    to move upwards: The balloon rose gently (up) into the air. At 6 a.m. we watched the sun rise (= appear and move upwards in the sky).
  34. slowly
  35. wage
    a fixed amount of money that is paid, usually every week, to an employee, especially one who does work that needs physical skills or strength, rather than a job needing a college education: a very low/high wage an hourly/ daily/ weekly/ annual wage
  36. go out
    go out with somebody before you get married
  37. split up
    stop beeing someone's partner
  38. grow apart
    slowly stop having a good relationship
  39. ask someone out
    invite someone to go on a date with you
  40. get over
    stop feeling sad about ex-partner
  41. put up with
    accept a bad situation without complaning (смириться)
  42. conversation
    talk between two or more people in which thoughts, feelings, and ideas are expressed, questions are asked and answered, or news and information is exchanged: She had a strange conversation with the man who's moved in upstairs.
  43. curious
    interested in learning about people or things around you: I was curious to know what would happen next. Babies are curious about everything around them.