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Module2 voc

  1. 1. MODULE 2 VOCABULARY
  2. 2. <ul><li>He was not serious at all, he was just pulling my ____. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>He was not serious at all, he was just pulling my LEG . </li></ul><ul><li>Let me ____ my opinion on this issue. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Let me EXPRESS my opinion on this issue. </li></ul><ul><li>Unfortunately, he doesn’t work here anymore, he is ___ ____ grass. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Unfortunately, he doesn’t work here anymore, he is OUT TO grass. </li></ul><ul><li>He was _____ stiff when the plane lost its altitude and swooped down. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>He was SCARED stiff when the plane lost its altitude and swooped down. </li></ul><ul><li>She was in the ____ of life when she began to lose her sight. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>She was in the PRIME of life when she began to lose her sight. </li></ul><ul><li>Hannah has a ___ sense of humour – she often tells her jokes in a monotonous manner without a change in emotion or facial expression. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Hannah has a DRY sense of humour – she often tells her jokes in a monotonous manner without a change in emotion or facial expression. </li></ul><ul><li>Some politicians are so arrogant that they won't eat ____ ____ even when it's clear they've made a mistake. They just say they were &quot;misinformed&quot;. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Some politicians are so arrogant that they won't eat HUMBLE PIE even when it's clear they've made a mistake. They just say they were &quot;misinformed&quot;. = &quot;eat crow“ </li></ul><ul><li>We are on ___ ____ - the bridge is going to collapse. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>We are on THIN ICE - the bridge is going to collapse. </li></ul><ul><li>After being hurt only once really badly Jean doesn’t think she‘ll ever get ____ to someone ... </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>After being hurt only once really badly Jean doesn’t think she‘ll ever get ATTACHED to someone ... </li></ul><ul><li>He goes ___ ___ classical music, he is really keen on Mozart. </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>He goes IN FOR classical music, he is really keen on Mozart. </li></ul><ul><li>He really surprised me by ____ ____ Hugh Grant’s voice. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>He really surprised me by PUTTING ON Hugh Grant’s voice. </li></ul><ul><li>They have ____ ____ baseball, now they are into floorball. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>They have GONE OFF baseball, now they are into floorball. </li></ul><ul><li>There's something about that guy's face that just ____ me ____, it makes me suddenly laugh a lot. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>There's something about that guy's face that just CRACKS me UP , it makes me suddenly laugh a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>Her endless complaints about hard life turned me ___ from chatting with her. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Her endless complaints about hard life TURNED me OFF from chatting with her. </li></ul><ul><li>They slept so ____ that they didn’t hear robbers taking their comsumer durables. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>They slept so HEAVILY that didn’t hear robbers taking their comsumer durables. </li></ul><ul><li>Cheating is an ____ thing, it is not a piece of cake to stop being angry with someone who has done it. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Cheating is an UNFORGIVABLE thing, it is not a piece of cake to stop being angry with someone who has done it. </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENTING _____ PROOF THAT EVERY LIFE HAS WORTH, PRESIDENT BUSH ANNOUNCES &quot;66 USES FOR PERSISTENT ... </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>PRESENTING INCONTROVERTIBLE PROOF THAT EVERY LIFE HAS WORTH, PRESIDENT BUSH ANNOUNCES &quot;66 USES FOR PERSISTENT ... </li></ul><ul><li>Things can't be all that bad. She began to ____ ____ when I showed her the results of the tests. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Things can't be all that bad. She began to BUCK UP when I showed her the results of the tests. </li></ul><ul><li>He is ____ to illness. He is likely to fall ill. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>He is PRONE to illness. He is likely to fall ill. </li></ul><ul><li>Going to the pub ____ his mind ___ being walked out on. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Going to the pub TOOK his mind OFF being walked out on. </li></ul><ul><li>Yelling and swearing won't help; it's time we talked ____ - let’s speak rationally and coherently . </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>Yelling and swearing won't help; it's time we talked SENSE - let’s speak rationally and coherently. </li></ul><ul><li>After starting season 2 in South Florida, they'll ____ _____to home sweet home. </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>After starting season 2 in South Florida, they'll HEAD BACK to home sweet home. </li></ul><ul><li>I sent her a present to try to make ____ ____ my appalling behaviour. </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>I sent her a present to try to make UP FOR my appalling behaviour. </li></ul><ul><li>The good news about God – telling the truth and ____ lies. </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>The good news about God – telling the truth and EXPOSING lies. </li></ul><ul><li>____ is a type of comedy involving exaggerated physical violence and activities which exceed the boundaries of common sense. </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>SLAPSTICK is a type of comedy involving exaggerated physical violence and activities which exceed the boundaries of common sense. </li></ul><ul><li>Disaster ____ Venice on November 4th, 1966 when the city was hit with a massive flood. </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>Disaster STRUCK Venice on November 4th, 1966 when the city was hit with a massive flood. </li></ul><ul><li>___ my mind, you should see your doctor since you look ___, breathe heavily. </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>TO my mind, you should see your doctor since you look PALE , breathe heavily. </li></ul>
  30. 30. SAY OR TALK <ul><li>CHAT </li></ul><ul><li>WHISPER </li></ul><ul><li>SHOUT </li></ul><ul><li>YELL* </li></ul><ul><li>SCREAM* </li></ul><ul><li>SHRIEK* </li></ul><ul><li>MUTTER </li></ul><ul><li>MENTION </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>speak or say something very quietly , using your breath rather than your voice </li></ul><ul><li>speak in a low voice , especially because you are annoyed about something, or you do not want people to hear you </li></ul><ul><li>say something very loudly </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>talk in a friendly informal way, especially about things that are not important </li></ul><ul><li>make a loud high noise with your voice because you are hurt, frightened, excited etc [= shriek] </li></ul><ul><li>shout or say something very loudly , especially because you are frightened, angry , or excited </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>talk or write about something or someone, usually quickly and without saying very much or giving details </li></ul><ul><li>make a very high loud sound , especially because you are afraid, angry, excited, or in pain [= scream] </li></ul>
  34. 34. LOOK OR SEE <ul><li>OBSERVE </li></ul><ul><li>SPOT </li></ul><ul><li>NOTICE* </li></ul><ul><li>WITNESS </li></ul><ul><li>GLANCE </li></ul><ul><li>GLIMPSE </li></ul>
  35. 35. <ul><li>you realize that they exist, especially because you can see, hear, or feel them </li></ul><ul><li>notice someone or something, especially when they are difficult to see or recognize </li></ul>
  36. 36. <ul><li>(formal) see and notice something </li></ul><ul><li>see something happen , especially a crime or accident </li></ul><ul><li>see someone or something for a moment without getting a complete view of them [= catch sight of] </li></ul><ul><li>quickly look at someone or something </li></ul>
  37. 37. glance, glimpse <ul><li>glance means 'to look quickly and deliberately ' </li></ul><ul><li>I glanced at my watch. </li></ul><ul><li>glimpse means 'to see something or someone by chance for a very short time ' </li></ul><ul><li>I glimpsed someone behind the curtain. </li></ul>
  38. 38. HOLD <ul><li>HOLD </li></ul><ul><li>HANDLE </li></ul><ul><li>HUG </li></ul><ul><li>CUDDLE* </li></ul><ul><li>GRASP </li></ul><ul><li>GRAB* </li></ul><ul><li>CLUTCH </li></ul><ul><li>CLING TO </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>put your arms around someone and hold them tightly to show love or friendship [= embrace] </li></ul><ul><li>hold someone or something very close to you with your arms around them, especially to show that you love them [↪ hug] </li></ul>
  40. 40. <ul><li>hold someone or something tightly , especially because you do not feel safe </li></ul><ul><li>hold something tightly because you do not want to lose it [= grip, grasp] </li></ul><ul><li>take and hold something firmly [= grip] </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><li>take hold of someone or something with a sudden or violent movement [= snatch] </li></ul><ul><li>touch something or pick it up and hold it in your hands </li></ul><ul><li>have something in your hand, hands, or arms </li></ul>
  42. 42. LAUGHTER <ul><li>CACKLE </li></ul><ul><li>CHUCKLE </li></ul><ul><li>GIGGLE </li></ul><ul><li>SNIGGER </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>laugh unkindly and quietly in a way that is not nice at something which is not supposed to be funny [= snicker American English] </li></ul><ul><li>laugh quietly , especially because you are thinking about something funny </li></ul>
  44. 44. <ul><li>laugh repeatedly in a silly way because you are amused, embarrassed, or nervous </li></ul><ul><li>laugh in a loud unpleasant way, making short high sounds </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>BURST OUT LAUGHING </li></ul><ul><li>FALL ABOUT LAUGHING </li></ul><ul><li>LAUGH ONE’S HEAD OFF </li></ul>
  46. 46. <ul><li>laugh so much you could have fallen over </li></ul><ul><li>laugh very hard; be unable to stop laughing </li></ul><ul><li>suddenly start laughing </li></ul>
  47. 47. <ul><li>DRY SENSE OF HUMOUR </li></ul><ul><li>KEEP A STRAIGHT FACE </li></ul><ul><li>MAKE/PULL A FACE MAKE/PULL A FACE </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>look serious and not laugh , although you are </li></ul><ul><li>in a funny situation or are saying something funny or stupid </li></ul><ul><li>twist and press the face out of shape to indicate a certain mental or emotional state </li></ul><ul><li>a very good sense of humour where it is not immediately obvious at first and is usually used by someone who appears to be serious at the same time </li></ul>
  49. 49. <ul><li>KID </li></ul><ul><li>PULL SOMEONE’S LEG </li></ul><ul><li>PLAY A PRACTICAL JOKE </li></ul>
  50. 50. <ul><li>say something that is not true , especially as a joke; say funny things about someone in a friendly way [= tease] </li></ul><ul><li>jokes that aren't really all that funny because they're actually useful </li></ul><ul><li>tease people, but not maliciously </li></ul>
  51. 51. <ul><li>THANKS </li></ul><ul><li>A MILLION! </li></ul>

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