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Flashcards in ESLPOD [048;049;050] Deck (19):
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moving stairs that carry people between different floors of a large building

escalator

2

breathing fast and with difficulty, for example because you have been running

out of breath

3

come across a traffic jam

hit a lot of traffic

4

someone who is paid to admit only those who have purchased tickets

ticket taker

5

the part of a ticket or check that you keep to prove that you paid for something

stub

6

a stand where visitors to a place can buy food and drinks, operated by someone who is not directly employed in the place itself

concession stand

7

a small wide, usually round, plastic or paper container with a lid, used for food, etc.

tub

8

extremely full of people

packed

9

eat hastily

wolf down

10

happening suddenly, usually when you are not expecting it

all of a sudden

11

if a vehicle or driver ___, they stop by the side of the road; if the police pull a vehicle over, they order its driver to stop at the side of the road

pull over

12

the part of a car that covers the engine and that can be raised. The British word is bonnet

hood

13

appear suddenly

pop out at sb

14

the part of an engine that keeps it from getting too hot

radiator

15

the activity of pulling one vehicle or boat behind another

tow

16

if something costs ____, it is very expensive

(cost sb) an arm and a leg

17

the total amount of money paid by a company to the people it employs

payroll

18

to write your name on the back of a check or official document to make it legal

endorse

19

if someone has money ____, they want to spend it as soon as possible

burn a hole in one's pocket