Flashcards in L7- Tourism- Travel (Ways and means) Deck (12)
>>(from sth) far away from places where other people live
*a remote beach
* one of the remotest areas of the world
*a remote mountain village
*in a remote, mountainous terrain (area)
>>having many mountains:
*a mountainous region / terrain
>> very large in size or amount; like a mountain:
*a mountainous plateful of food * mountainous waves
>>in a dangerous state because of not being safe or not being held in place firmly:
*The lorry was lodged in a very precarious way, with its front wheels hanging over the cliff.
>>the side or slope of a mountain:
*Tracks led up the mountainside. * The helicopter crashed into the mountainside.
(on sth) to be placed on the top or the edge of sth:
The hotel perched precariously on a steep hillside.
[U] (BrE) a place to live, work or stay in:
rented / temporary / furnished accommodation * Hotel accommodation is included in the price of your holiday. * The building plans include much needed new office accommodation. * First-class accommodation is available on all flights.
>>simple, old-fashioned, and not spoiled by modern developments, in a way that is typical of the countryside
*The village had a certain rustic charm .
*The place is altogether charming
*As for the views, they were just spectacular
*It's a very dramatic landscape
*the view from my room was breathtaking
>>extremely beautiful or attractive:
*a stunning dress
*a stunning view over the bay of Saint Tropez
>>small in numbers or amount, often scattered over a large area:
*a sparse population/audience
*a sparse beard
>>nearly, approximately, for the most part
* he is virtually unknown
>>almost or very nearly the thing described, so that any slight difference is not important: