Flashcards in Chapter3 Deck (20):
Group of people who are affluent and intelligent and powerful
♦️only the elite can afford an education for their children
♦️public opinion is influenced by the small elite who control the media.
♦️educationally underprivileged groups
♦️socially underprivileged groups
♦️underprivileged sections of the community
♦️we lease all our equipment.
♦️they lease the land from a local farmer.
♦️a local farmer leased them the land.
♦️you will be liable for ane damage caused.
♦️he could not be held personally liable for his wife's debts.
♦️partners are jointly liable for partnership's debts.
♦️we are all liable to make mistakes.
♦️the bridge is liable to collapse.
♦️you are more liable to injury.
To argue about the price of sth
♦️i left him in the market haggling over the prive of shirt.
♦️average earnings per capita
♦️per capita income rose shary.
Move back and forth between two places
♦️her childhood was spent shuttling between her mother and father.
♦️an intrepid explorer
♦️increasing costs resulted in proportionate increase in prices
♦️the number of accidents is proportionate to the increased volume of traffic.
♦️the prototype of the modern bicycle
♦️scientists have devised a working prototype for a voice translation machine.
♦️the car is at the prototype stage.
The direction or way in which sth is changing
♦️prices are trending upward.
♦️today's computer culture is trending toward touch screen technology.
♦️don't start lecturing me
♦️he is always lecturing her about the way she dresses
♦️she lectured me about taking responsibility for my actions
To include a person or thing as a feature
♦️many of the hotels featured in the brochure offer special deals for weekends.
♦️the latest model features alloy wheels.
♦️student housings feature larger rooms than what they did before
♦️women's magazines regularly feature diets.
Predict - forecast
♦️based on this year's success, apple is projecting same growth this year.
♦️a growth rate of 4% is projected for the next year.
♦️the unemployment rate is projected to fall.
♦️it is projected that the unemployment rate will plunge.
Assume - hypothesize
♦️i presumed that he understood the rules
♦️i presumed him to be her husband.
♦️patience is one of the most important attributes of a teacher
♦️8 Km is roughly equivalent to 5 miles
♦️the new regulation was seen as equivalent to censorship