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Flashcards in English C2 vocabulary 2T - nouns 2 Deck (31):
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Chaparrón

Shower of rain, cloudburst

2

Aumento

Rise/increase (in, of)
A rise in the cost of petrol continues to trouble the government
An increase of 12% on heating bills will prove unsustainable

3

Investigación

Research (into)
Research into solar power has shown it can be cost effective

4

Actitud

Attitude (to, towards)
The attitude of this community towards recycling has been very positive

5

Humos de escape

Exhaust fumes
Further pollution as a result of exhaust fumes

6

Tic-tac del reloj

Ticking of the clock

7

Archivador

Filing cabinet

8

Charco

Puddle

9

Repiqueteo de platos

Clattering of dishes

10

Puño al aire

Fist in the air

11

Perro guía, lazarillo

Guide dog

12

Reloj de pulsera

Wristwatch

13

Modelo de educación como comida basura

Fast-food model of education

14

Cosas que damos como seguras

Things we take for granted

15

Reserva india

Indian reservation

16

Los días de las cavernas

Caveman days
In the caveman days did women walk around with blood running down their legs?

17

Extremidad, miembro

Limb

18

Espectro de clientes

Spectrum of customers
We serve a broad spectrum of customers

19

Pliegues, volantes

Ruffles
Sleeveless with ruffles at the shoulders

20

Hambre ancestral

Ancient hunger
Our ancient hunger of knowledge

21

Proceso de deterioro inevitable basado en el libertinaje

Rake's progress
The inflationary rake's progress is going merrily on

22

Lucha sin cuartel

Bitter Row
There was a bitter row between North Korea and South Korea

23

Pretexto, intención oculta

Stalking horse
E-cigarettes are already being used as a stalking horse by the tobacco companies

24

Apicultor

Beekeeper

25

Trapecio

Trapeze
A glamorous couple performed on the flying trapeze

26

Arnés

Harness
A safety harness

27

Caos, tumulto

Mayhem
It collapsed in mayhem, political mayhem

28

Obsolescencia programada

Planned obsolescence

29

El paradigma de ...

The paradigm of ...

30

Trampolín

Springboard
He saw the governor's office as a springboard to a national career

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Rasgo, atributo

Trait
Character trait, personality traits