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Flashcards in ESLPOD [051;052;053] Deck (20):
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to remain in your home for a period of time

stay in

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easy to use or to do, convenience

handy

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to order food from a restaurant and ask for it to be delivered to you

order in

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to think carefully about something over a period of time

mull over

5

a situation in which you do not know what will happen

crapshoot

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to relax, be idle, or loaf, e.g. while watching television

veg out

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to start to feel happy or well again after something bad has happened to you; to start to forget someone and feel happy again after a relationship has ended

get over

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full of busy activity

hectic

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likely to develop, become successful, or become popular soon

up and coming

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an exhibit that includes examples of a particular artist’s work from their whole career

retrospective

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[Art]the creation of a three-dimensional work of art, especially by carving, modeling, or casting

sculpture

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the use of different artistic media, e.g. painting, photography, and collage, in a single composition or work

mixed media

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someone whose job is to write or broadcast their opinions about things such as books, films, or plays

critic

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a person whose job is to be in charge of the objects or works of art in a museum or art gallery , etc.

curator

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to talk about someone or something in a way that makes them seem more important or better than they really are

talk up

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in a way that does not take much time or give many details; used when you are about to say something without many details

briefly

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showing kindness and good manners

gracious

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a date that is an exact number of years after the date of an important or special event

anniversary

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something that shows that a person or thing has a particular quality

mark

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a movie intended especially for women, often about a romantic relationship

chick flick