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Flashcards in ESLPOD [102;103;104] Deck (27):
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if something happens ____, it happens after you have been waiting for it for a long time

at long last

2

a very small store selling newspapers, drinks, etc.

kiosk

3

to run in a sudden way, especially because you are frightened; to escape from a place

bolt (for some place)

4

public-address system

PA system

5

the edge of a sidewalk path built beside a road that is closest to the road.

curb

6

to be in control of a group or an organization

head

7

the process of starting a business or other activity, a small business that is just being started

start up

8

something that provides your main income

bread and butter

9

to communicate with someone

get (a) hold of someone

10

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

11

to give someone too much to deal with at one time

be swamped

12

books or other printed information about a subject; academic books and articles published about a particular subject

literature

13

start from there

go from there

14

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.

bar hopping

15

slightly hungry

peckish

16

a small restaurant that sells simple inexpensive food

diner

17

A run down, cheap, unclean restaurant or hotel.

dive

18

Be able to use, occupy, or enjoy something without having to share it with anyone else

have (got) something to oneself

19

completely drunk

hammered

20

someone who becomes drunk very easily

lightweight

21

to annoy someone or make them disappointed

be bummed out

22

extremely drunk

smashed

23

the feeling of being tired and sick because you have drunk too much alcohol or taken too many drugs

hangover

24

a pleasant feeling of being slightly drunk

buzzed

25

to formally choose someone or something for a particular purpose

designate

26

to sleep somewhere for the night, usually when you did not plan to do this

crash

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心有余而力不足

The mind is willing, but the body is weak