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Flashcards in CAE week 6 Deck (57):
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inadvertently

accidently

2

insipid

without much taste

3

nondescript

very ordinary

4

nonchalant

casually calm and relaxed

5

disgruntled

annoyed or disappointed because you were treated unfairly

6

unassuming

showing no desire to be noticed or given special treatment

7

continual vs. continuous

continual: sth keeps happening again and again

continuous: 1 long time

8

during

+ noun phrase (event)

9

imaginary vs imaginative

imaginary: not real

imaginative: einfallsreich

10

permit vs. permission

permit: physical document that allows you to do sth

permission: abstract concept

11

sew vs. sow

sew: nähen

sow: säen

12

stationary vs stationery

stationary: not moving

stationery: office supplies

13

briefly vs shortly

briefly: an overview of sth

shortly: to be somewhere shortly (soon)

14

misgivings

feeling of doubt or uncertainty about what might happen

15

misprint

an error in print

16

mistrustful

not to have trust in sb.
to be mistrustful of sb

17

misanthrope

avoid/dislike people

18

to be anal about sth

very picky/ perfectionist

19

remain

remains (n) always S!

20

fit

unfit for sth.

21

analyse

analysis
analyst
analytical

22

to come to light

ans licht kommen

23

to come away feeling + adj

-

24

commensurate with sth

proportionate

25

obsolete

no longer produced or used ->machines

26

to have some lay-offs

kündigungen

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there is no ...

point in doing sth
reason to do sth
use doing sth

28

it is not .... doing

worth

29

to desist from

legal way of saying 'stop doing'

30

persist ...

in doing sth

-> continue in an opinion or course of action despite difficulties

31

to have a .... for figures
an eye for ....
a nose for ...

head
detail
bargains

32

to have an understanding ...

of sth

33

to be criticised.... doing sth

for

34

to be told-off ... doing sth

for

35

to be accused ... doing sth

of

36

to be charged ... murder

with

37

to commission sb. to do sth

to pay sb to produce sth

38

to ... money .... sth

plough . into

39

to ... the benefits

reap
(receive) INF.

40

to object ... doing sth

to

express disapprovement

41

to disapprove ... sb .... sth

of . doing

42

to do sth with a view to ... sth

doing

43

to go ... strike

on

44

to keep ... .... sb

in with

stay friendly

45

walk-out

a sudden angry departure

46

a prospect ... doing sth

of

47

output

what is produced

48

subsidy
subsidise

amount provided or saved

support an organisation or activity financially

49

to resign ... a job

from
(voluntarily leave a job)
resignation

50

put time and effort ... sth

into

51

to keep sth in check

under control

52

ramifications

consequences

53

persevere with sth

persist in doing sth even with difficulties
perseverance

54

attainment

achievement

55

insight

understanding

56

to be entrenched

firmly rooted

(trench)

57

to squander

spend monez recklessly