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Flashcards in collocations/fixed expressions Deck (19):
1

questions

to raise questions

2

inquest

an inquest into the death of sb

3

to lie forgotten

to lie forgotten

4

mystery

to create mystery

5

challenges

to present challenges to sb

6

the hustle and bustle

energy noise people that are characteristic for big cities

7

to go on a powertrip

-

8

sleep like a log

-

9

opportunity

grasp/seize/take/grab

10

power

seize/take/grab

11

control

seize/take

12

the fact

grasp
= don't understand

13

chance

grab/seize/take

14

a setback

encounter
receive
suffer
(a reversal in progress)

15

your intuition

trust
rely on
follow

16

exposure

get
gain
receive

17

inspiration

gain/receive

18

an expectation

exceed
fulfill

19

an ambition

fulfil
realise