4. Phrasal nouns and adjectives
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An escape from prison by a group
1. An escape or quick departure, especially from the scene of a crime.
2. a short holiday
- getaway - lelép
- get away - elszökik
an act of admitting that you were wrong
- climbdown - visszakozik
- climb down - elismeri h nincs igaza
a course of action taken to hide a mistake or illegal activity from the public
- cover-up - leplez
- cover sg up - eltussol
an act of taking sg in, especially breath, food, etc.
a legal statement made by a judge, magistrate, or lawyer which gives a summary of the evidence in a court
a sudden start of violence, war, disease, etc.
extra help or support you can get if necessary
- backup - pártfogol
- back sb/sg up - mellette áll
someone who is walking past sg by chance, especially when sg unexpected happens
someone who watches what is happening, e.g. an accident, without taking part
- stand by
- look on
(of good) produced cheaply and intended to be ... after use
(of a group, organization, or part of a country) having separated from a larger group or part
- break away from sb/sg
A ... competition is one in which players or team continue competing until there is only one wineer left.
- knock sb out (of sg)
if sb or sg is ... they are strange or unpleasant, in a way that prevents you from liking them
continuing to exist or develop
saying what you think, even when it upsets people
- speak out (against sg)
a plan, statement etc. is weaker and less powerful that it was originally
- watered down
- water sg down
1. (of a person) very tired because they have been working hard.
2. (of a thing) too old or damaged to be used
remaining after you have finished or used what you want or need
- be left over (from sg)
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