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Flashcards in Daily life words Deck (38):
1

Weather forecast

Väderprognos

2

Default

Standard: What happens when you don't make any other choices or change
Your stress default
Your default option is to save five minutes of extra work

Option that is automatically chosen for user
What is your default browser?

3

Attempt

Try to do something:

He attempted to take me on a date
They made an attempt to fire the boss



Try to kill somebody:
Someone made an attempt on the presidents life
Someone made an attempt of a terror attack

4

Convenient / inconvenient



Because of inconvenient circumstances

5

Refined

Refinerat
To free something from unwanted material
To become pure or perfected

6

Compassion

Sympathy:

He had no compassion
To show compassion
He rarely show any feeling of compassion

7

Holistic

Crazy

8

Disembark

Landsätta

9

Excursions

Utflykt

10

Spastic

Muscle cramp

11

Vital

Essential

12

Contagious

Spreading


Scarlet fever is highly contagious.
(figurative)
His enthusiasm was contagious (= spread quickly to other people).

13

Instant

Happens Immediately

An instant attraction
I instant got access to his account

14

Grasp

To understand something completely:

He grasped the situation

15

Dodgy

Chancy

16

Shattered

Broken down

17

Metrics

Measurements

18

Deceive

Fooled
Bedragen

19

Ideally
Idealistic

Idealt
Idealistic: have a strong desire and belief even though it's not realistic

She is idealistic

20

Contradictory / Contradict / Contradiction

Conflict:
Statements or pieces of evidence) to be so different from each other that one of them must be wrong:

The two stories contradict each other

We are facing two contradictory statements

21

Dodgy

Chancy

22

Archipelago

Skärgård

23

Assertive

Has very strong opinions and is sure about something

Beslutsam

24

Credibility

Trovärdig
Lack of credibility

25

Shady

Dishonest

26

Transmit

To pass something from one person to another:

To transmit fears to my friends.
These diseases are easily transmitted

27

Approachable

Easy to talk to; open

28

Obtain / acquire

Earn / get / achieve:
I finally managed to obtain the highest grade in the course

29

Stumble

Stumbling on the words

30

Reframe

Express a word or concept differently

Reframe your question

31

Strain

Pressure

A very excessive strain between the countries

32

Elevate

Raise or lift something to a more important level

33

Capture

Capture someone's interest or attention.

34

Faithful / trustworthy

Trovärdig

35

Numb

Senseless

36

Patch

Plåster

37

Preview

A view or test of something before it's released to the audience

38

Cryptic

Hemlig