Flashcards in ESLPOD [102;103;104] Deck (27):
if something happens ____, it happens after you have been waiting for it for a long time
at long last
a very small store selling newspapers, drinks, etc.
to run in a sudden way, especially because you are frightened; to escape from a place
bolt (for some place)
the edge of a sidewalk path built beside a road that is closest to the road.
to be in control of a group or an organization
the process of starting a business or other activity, a small business that is just being started
something that provides your main income
bread and butter
to communicate with someone
get (a) hold of someone
an organization of people who own stores and businesses in a particular town or city. Their aim is to improve conditions for business in their area.
chamber of commerce
to give someone too much to deal with at one time
books or other printed information about a subject; academic books and articles published about a particular subject
start from there
go from there
What you do with a buddy or a group of friends. Involves going from one bar to the next, possibly picking up women or getting into bar fights.
a small restaurant that sells simple inexpensive food
A run down, cheap, unclean restaurant or hotel.
Be able to use, occupy, or enjoy something without having to share it with anyone else
have (got) something to oneself
someone who becomes drunk very easily
to annoy someone or make them disappointed
be bummed out
the feeling of being tired and sick because you have drunk too much alcohol or taken too many drugs
a pleasant feeling of being slightly drunk
to formally choose someone or something for a particular purpose
to sleep somewhere for the night, usually when you did not plan to do this