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To sack (v):

to remove someone from a job, usually because they have done sth wrong or badly, or sometimes as a way of saving the cost of employing them

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To be in the firing line

to be in a position where you are likely to be criticized or blamed

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Ballot (n):
 Postal ballot

a system or occasion of secret voting

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Plebiscite (n)

referendum

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To dust sth off:

to prepare sth for use, especially after it has not been used for a long time

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Anthem(n):

bai quoc ca

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To deploy

to move soldiers or equipment to a place where they can be used when they are needed

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Testament (n) [proof]:

the detail of her wildlife painting is (a)testament to (=proof of) her powers of observation.

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Fibreglass (un):

strong, light material made by twisting together small threads of glass and plastic, used especially for structures such as cars and boats: soi thuy tinh

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Trophy (cn)

a prize, such as a gold or silver cup, that is given to the winner of a competition or race, and often returned after a year to be given to the winner of the competition in the following year; something used as a symbol of success from hunting or war

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To cast a/your vote:

to vote

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Poll (n):

a study in which people are asked for their opinions about a subject or person

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To guard [watch]:
->the election will be closely guarded

to protect someone or sth from being attacked or stolen

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Closely (adv):

carefully and paying attention to details

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Vandal (cn):

a person who intentionally damages property belonging to other people

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To decapitate

: to cut off the head of a person

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Hacksaw (n):

mot dung cu

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To behead (v)

To cut off someone’s head, especially as a punishment

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Angle grinder(n)

dung cu

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Clinical (adj)

[without emotion]: (disapproving), expressing no emotion or feelings