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Flashcards in ESLPOD [072;073;074] Deck (15):
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to find something that you have not used or seen for a long time

dig out

2

an amount of money that you pay to use a bridge or a road

toll

3

the only thing of a particular type available

the only game in town

4

to increase, especially at a fast rate that causes problems

escalate

5

An expression used to mean one is not awaiting something

not hold one's breath

6

the clothes traditionally worn in a particular place or during a particular period in the past

costume

7

small things that are all different and not valuable or important

odds and ends

8

as much or as often as you like

to one's heart's content

9

Suitable as a temporary or expedient substitute

make-shift

10

an area that is different from what surrounds it

patch

11

hollow out with a scoop

scoop out

12

a small step outside the main door to a house or other building

doorstep

13

if a place is haunted by the spirit of a dead person, some people believe that it appears there

haunt(ed house)

14

an automated telephone information system that speaks to the caller with a combination of fixed-voice menus in real time.

phone tree

15

relevant to or affecting a particular situation or group of people

applicable