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to change the time or date of something so that it happens later than originally planned, especially because of a problem

put off

2

a physical examination

physical

3

to solve a problem or avoid a difficulty that something is causing

get around

4

a person whose job is to deal with people arriving at or telephoning a hotel, an office building, a doctor's surgery , etc.

receptionist

5

to measure how heavy someone or something is

weigh

6

to remove all or most of your clothes

strip down

7

a piece of equipment used by doctors for listening to someone’s heart or breathing

stethoscope
[ˈsteθəˌskəʊp]

8

the part of the body below the chest that contains the stomach, bowels , etc.

abdomen

9

to allow people to believe that one has done something praiseworthy, whether or not one has actually done it.

take credit

10

a series of planned activities that are intended to achieve a particular social, commercial or political aim

campaign

11

Play a trick, deceive someone

pull sth

12

the ability to control your fear and remain determined when you are doing something difficult or dangerous

have the nerve to do sth

13

and the worst/best thing is

to top it off

14

someone who does stupid, annoying, or unkind things

jerk

15

[for someone] to become lazy or inefficient.

slack off

16

to not help someone to do something, usually because you are lazy (usually + to do sth)

not lift a finger

17

to manage to do something bad without being punished or criticized for it

get away with it

18

looking at and judging things in a fair and open way

fair-minded

19

to ignore

blow it off

20

the bad results of a situation or an action

fallout

21

very, very angry

be ticked off

22

to think clearly. (Often negative.)

think straight

23

to become calm again after being angry, or make sb. regain calmness

cool off

24

to hit someone hard so that they fall to the ground

floor

25

used for telling sb. that you are in the same situation as they are

That makes two of us.

26

a very enjoyable experience

blast

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something that happens very quickly and unexpectedly, so that the people involved have little control of what happens and how they feel

whirlwind

28

extremely tired and without enough energy to do anything else

exhausted

29

without much activity or reaction

low key

30

a short stop in a long trip, especially one between airplane flights

layover