Flashcards in ESLPOD [024;025;026] Deck (35):
involving or causing a lot of pressure or worry
drive a car
get behind the wheel
in a flash
disadvantage or problem that makes sth a less attractive idea
rev up the speed
gun the engines
to stop someone from going somewhere, especially by blocking their way
the lanearea of a highway where vehicles can pass other vehicles and travel fastest. The British word is outside lane.
to move very quickly, or to make something move very quickly
zip (in and out of traffic)
an accident in which several vehicles crash into each other
someone who takes the place of another person, especially in sports
A street that is not a freeway and has at-grade intersections with other surface streets.
a place marked on a street where pedestrians can cross the street safely
to drive very close behind another vehicle
a type of boot with a single row of small wheels along the bottom, used for moving quickly along, especially for fun or as a sport
To seek information from someone knowledgeable; to ask questions of someone.
pick one's brain
a ____ situation is difficult or dangerous
get one's advice
get one's input
someone who is ____ is very careful in the way that they speak and behave so that they do not upset other people
to behave in a way that is unreasonable
go too far
a few days ago.
the other day
to move a piece of writing from one place in a computer file to another place
cut and paste
making someone seem unpleasant or not attractive
the people with the highest status in an organization, especially the military
stupid, or knowing nothing
To stop working
cut it out
roll out of bed
take a shower
jump in the shower
an area along the side of a street that has a hard surface, used by people who are walking. The British word is pavement.
not very far along the street
down the street
plan to do
mean to do
a list which is very long
as long as your arm
to start doing something that you need to do
get down to business
to mark things on a list to show that you have dealt with them or that they are correct. The British expression is tick off.