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Flashcards in ESLPOD [078;079;080] Deck (18):
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to meet someone when you did not expect to

run into

2

the first night that a play or other entertainment is performed or shown

opening night

3

to take an opportunity that is offered to you in a very enthusiastic way

jump at (one's offer)

4

refers to a method of delivery for (purchased) goods where the customer picks up the goods at the seller's place of business, primarily in North American commerce. It may also refer to the department within a business where goods are staged for customer pick up.

will call

5

seats in the theater near the stage

orchestra section

6

to make something less bright, clear, or keen, or become less bright, clear, or keen

dim

7

a short break in the middle of a play, movie, concert, etc.

intermission

8

if a flame or light ____, it does not burn evenly, or it goes on and off

flicker

9

an enthusiastic reaction to a performance or speech in which people stand and clap to show how much they enjoyed or approved of it

standing ovation

10

of the highest quality

superb

11

a lot

big time

12

work that you do in order to prepare for something

groundwork

13

a calculation of the way that something will change and develop in the future, especially of how fast it will grow or become smaller

(cost) projection

14

to decide not to continue with something such as a plan or an event; to get rid of something

scrap

15

start from the very beginning

go back to the drawing board

16

to agree with sb, or to have the same opinion as them

see eye to eye

17

in addition to the bad/good thing already mentioned

on top of that

18

to turn left when you are driving

hang a left