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Flashcards in ESLPOD [120;121;122] Deck (20):
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the most basic fact or issue in a situation

bottom line

2

the ability to decide in an independent way what to do and when to do it

initiative

3

used for saying that someone says something in a very indirect way

not in so many words

4

to attach or attribute a new or different meaning to something;

read (too much) into

5

to improve your behavior or your work; used for telling someone that if they do not improve their behavior or their work they must leave

shape up

6

at risk

on the line

7

to be more worried, annoyed, or offended by something than you should be

overreact

8

criticism or advice that is useful and intended to help or improve something, often with an offer of possible solutions

constructive criticism

9

to ask several people for information or advice

ask around

10

someone who prepares and cooks food, either as their job or for pleasure

cook

11

one of the foods or liquids that you use in making a particular meal; one of the substances that are combined to make something. The active ingredient of a drug or medicine is the thing that makes it effective

ingredient

12

to cut something such as food or wood into pieces; to cut something roughly using a tool

chop up

13

___ food has not been cooked for long enough

underdone

14

to spoil food by cooking it for too long

overcook

15

an object used for painting, cleaning things, or making your hair neat. It consists of a handle with stiff fibers or thin short pieces of plastic or wire called bristles that are attached to it

brush

16

an object that you pull through your hair to make it neat, with a row of thin pointed parts called teeth; the process of making your hair neat with a comb

comb

17

an object used for cutting things to make them neat, consisting of two blades that you press or push together

(nail) clippers

18

an object with a rough surface used for shaping your fingernails

emery board

19

a dark substance used for making eyelashes look darker or longer

mascara

20

a red color in your cheeks that appears when you feel embarrassed or ashamed

blush