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Flashcards in Group 16 - Day 05 Deck (26):
1

broaden

to make wider/broader

2

stretch

to extend something or make it wider

3

palate

a person’s appreciation of taste and flavor

4

survey

to investigate opinions or experience

5

the great outdoors

natural spaces and scenery

6

a given

an established fact or situation

7

inroads

progress or advances; access to special knowledge

8

on behalf of

as a representative of

9

hands-on

involving active participation

10

poached

(of an employee) taken from a different company

11

inside knowledge

the knowledge of a local

12

local fare

local food

13

offal

the entrails and internal organs of an animal

14

balk at

to hesitate or reject the idea of doing something

15

down under

Australia

16

to buck a trend

to go against or be an exception to a trend

17

to fall over oneself

to be excessively eager or enthusiastic about doing something

18

corner the market

to dominate or control a market

19

posh

elegant or sophisticated (informal)

20

nosh

food (informal)

21

set the benchmark

to establish the reference point from which other things are judged

22

propel itself

to more itself forward

23

be at the forefront

to be in the lead

24

lay claim to

to assert that you possess a skill or quality

25

spur a change

to cause or stimulate a change

26

mint

hortelã