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Flashcards in ESLPOD [081;082;083] Deck (20):
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toward or at the rear of a ship, submarine, or aircraft

aft

2

one of the separate parts of a container or place where things are stored

compartment

3

a piece of tube, or a system of tubes

tubing

4

the act of floating on or in water

flotation

5

to try to corrupt or influence somebody or affect the outcome of something

tamper

6

a room with a toilet and a washbasin, especially on an airplane

lavatory

7

the practice of obeying a law, rule, or request

compliance

8

a large notice in a public place, used for advertising something or carried in order to protest against or support something

placard

9

to put something somewhere while you are not using it

stow

10

to do the same things all the time so that you become bored, or to be in a situation where it is impossible to make progress

in a rut

11

to be/become so involved in something difficult or complicated that you cannot do anything else:

get bogged down

12

happening every day as part of your normal life

day to day

13

something that is annoying or disappointing

(That's a bit of a) bummer.

14

to look at something quickly, especially secretly or from behind something

peek

15

very lively or busy

hopping

16

an amount of money that you pay in some restaurants or clubs in addition to the cost of the food and drink

cover charge

17

to pay the bill

pick up the tab

18

a formal meal prepared for a large number of people on an important occasion

banquet

19

a fee charged at some restaurants for serving wine and other alcoholic drinks that customers bring in from elsewhere

corkage (fee)

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lunch, especially a formal lunch for a lot of people

luncheon