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Flashcards in Gd17 Deck (100):
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Years back, before

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In a distance, the church bell tolled the hour

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In the square the church bells chimed

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4

Stop muttering and speak up

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Making coffee for the boss again? You creep!

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The thieves forced one of the shop windows open with a crowbar

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She shuddered at the thought of kissing him

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A half-starved dog lay in the corner, whimpering pathetically

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9

Not to retreat in face of terrorism

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Illiberal policies

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11

The reporters wouldn't stop hounding her

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12

I always knock the duvet off the bed in my sleep

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13

I'm not doing business with that little turd

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14

King Louis XVI went to the guillotine during the French Revolution

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15

The bloodstained histories of the French

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16

Military regimes generally have no qualms about controlling the press

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A crate of empty bottles

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18

His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant

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19

I got a tepid response to my suggestion

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20

Exchange occasional words

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21

The dispute had reached an impasse, as neither side would compromise

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22

They are no longer able to spin differences into jokes

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23

Dimples in the cheek

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24

A charming, lopsided grin

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25

Soapy water runs over her stomach and legs in the shower

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26

She had a light sprinkling of freckles on her nose

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27

The most interesting faces generally oscillate between charm and crookedness

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28

Sacred cow

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29

His family background predisposes him to support the Democrats

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30

One can talk problems into existence

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He had taken her damp hand in his

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32

A group of girls chanted mockingly 'the best thing that ever happened to me

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33

It hides behind the veil of practicality and irony

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34

You are still seeing the profession through rose-coloured/rose-tinted spectacles

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35

The family made discreet enquiries about his background

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36

My pen was still hesitating over the card

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37

It was the first chocolate he' d tasted for over a year, so he savoured every mouthful

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There would be reasonable parity between the two images

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A dandelion releases hundreds of spores into the air

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40

Live in a particular cultural epoch

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41

I was now taught to ignore the impulse to wear stockings or to respond to insult with a challenge to a duel

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42

Trying to sell the business as a going concern

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43

A priest would find omens in the steaming entrails of a sacrificed animal

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44

They need a tactful word of advice

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45

He fumbled with chopsticks

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46

She stuttered a bit, so let her finish what she is saying

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47

In China, her blonde hair was conspicuous

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48

A small plate of complimentary marshmallows

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49

It has accorded so perfectly with my feelings

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50

I don't want to get knocked up by some guys you hardly know

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51

He wasn't afraid to stand up to bullies

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It is sad to see someone estranged from their parents

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It is a story set in the last century about a girl whose parents disowned her when she married a foreigner

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Burn your boats/bridges

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Make it or break it

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Lip balm

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I was holding a torch for her

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He jilted her for his best friend's sister

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A jilted woman

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60

Help a lost sheep who truly repents

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61

In general, I am a pretty chill guy

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62

They like to get home, have a bath, and chill out

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She always seems to be just chilling with friends

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Yeoman of the guard wearing a royal red and gold livery

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The company has all along been a key player in our city's extraordinary development and economic growth

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See the livery spreading the message far and wide

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Slander is defamatory statement made by word of mouth

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Word-of-mouth praise

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69

They have scooped 43 awards in the competition

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Digital Epidemic: Nomophobia/Sleep Texting/Phantom Vibration Syndrome/Cybersickness/Text Claw/Stop Phubbing

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Journalists do not divulge their sources

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He talked in a friendly manner to staff and patient alike

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73

Such a case might be within the purview of the legislation

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I maxed out all my credit cards

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75

Burn four buildings to the ground

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76

The schoolchildren were told to walk in single file

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77

A single-handed voyage

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78

He has a single-minded will to win

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79

I could see at once that the lock had been tampered with

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80

It was plucky of you to chase after the burglar

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81

Don't let bad weather take you by surprise

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82

Racing tipster

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83

what a shame, isn't it?

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84

There are many good pull-in along road

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85

In later life she was crippled with arthritis

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86

Too good to be true,

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87

Harness the nuclear energy in a controllable way

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88

A grain of sugar

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89

A $2 million jewelry heist

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90

He guffawed with delight when he heard the news

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91

He let out a loud guffaw

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92

We pride ourselves on safety

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93

The audience was whooping and clapping

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94

We are mutated from the same strand of DNA

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95

A heinous crime

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96

A treadmill training

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97

There were days when child-rearing seemed like an endless treadmill of feeding, washing and nappy-changing

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98

A cucumber saucer

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99

The sauce is reducing down beautifully

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100

Pop that into the pot

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