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to get something or someone you want, especially by acting quickly

snag

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the particular place where someone or something is; a particular place on your body; a particular town, city, or area; a particular place where people go for entertainment

spot

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There are about 20 people in the line.

The line is about 20 deep.

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someone whose job is to make certain that no one causes trouble in a bar or club, for example by not allowing particular people to come in

bouncer

5

the part of your body between your hand and your arm

wrist

6

come in without a ticket or an invitation

crash the party

7

to enclose an area using ropes, usually because of danger

roped-off

8

someone who is very enthusiastic about a particular pop group, and often tries to meet them at their concerts

groupie

9

after a short time

before too long

10

warm-up act

opening act

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people in an audience shout to show that they disagree with a speaker or dislike a performance

boo

12

people in a concert

concert-goer

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noisy and causing trouble

rowdy

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to say something in a loud voice, or to make a loud noise because you are angry, afraid, excited, or in pain

yell

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a violent protest by a crowd of people; worn or used by police to protect themselves during a riot

riot

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to be the main performer in a show or at an event where other people are also performing

headlining

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the best songs

first number

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someone who is happy or satisfied with a situation

happy camper

19

get tired of sth very fast

real old, real fast

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a situation that causes problems for you or that annoys you very much

hassle (n.)

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to live somewhere temporarily, usually paying rent to live in someone else's house, or to provide someone with a place to live

lodge

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a place that is visited by many tourists and is therefore crowded and expensive

tourist trap

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to delay the progress of something by causing people to waste time on something else that is unimportant

sidetrack

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a particular style used in movies, writing, or art, which can be recognized by certain features

genre

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to have the qualities that someone needs or has asked for

fit the bill

26

obstacle

road blocks

27

pleasant, friendly, and easy to like

likable

28

actors who are not the lead actor

supporting cast

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something that is intended to make you laugh in a serious movie, play, or situation

comic relief

30

the main bad character in a story, play, movie, etc. The main good character is the hero or heroine

villain

31

for a special purpose; specially

go out of one's way to do sth

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humor that is based on physical actions such as people hitting each other or falling down, rather than on the clever use of language

slapstick

33

comedy mainly use actor's body

physical comedy

34

used for adding a comment that emphasizes the main idea of what you have already said

not to mention

35

shock sb

throw sb for a loop

36

plot change, make you feel suprise

plot twist

37

do sth successfully

pull it off

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[Film and Television]a film that is intended to frighten people, especially one about murders, frightening creatures, or evil people

horror/scary movie

39

a situation that makes you excited or worried, for example a movie that frightens you

nail-biter

40

connected with activities that are illegal or morally wrong, and often looking dirty or unpleasant

seedy

41

tell you the ending of the movie, so you will be not interest on that movie

spoil the ending

42

praise sth

a big thumbs up

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not brave or enthusiastic

faint-hearted