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an argument or discussion expressing different opinions

Debatte

debate

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an important topic that people are discussing

Thema

issue

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about sth/sb

syn: concerning sth/sb

etwas betreffend

regarding sth/sb

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used to say that sb would be happier or more satisfied if they did a particular thing

opp: be worse off

keine deutsche Übersetzung

be better off (doing sth)

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a school for children between the ages of about two and five

Spielgruppe

nursery school

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a person who is paid to care for children while their parents are at work

Babysitter

childminder

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likely to cause arguments between people

entzweiend, polarisierend

divisive

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based on a system in which a small group of people (= an elite) have a lot of advantages and have the most influence

elitär, einer Elite angehörend

elitist

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based on information shown in numbers

n: statistics

statistisch

statistically

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have your concentration interrupted by sth

von etwas abgelenkt werden

be distracted by sth

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educating boys and girls in the same school

koedukativ, gemischt

co-educational

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if sth is ___________, you have to do it.

syn: obligatory

Pflicht

compulsory

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the group of subjects that students study at school or college

Lehrplan

curriculum

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make a big effort to deal with a diffult situation: _______ a problem.

etwas in Angriff nehmen

tackle sth

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behaviour that frightens or hurts sb smaller and weaker. The person is a ________.

Mobbing

bullying

... bully