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to shift

verb
1. to move or to cause (something or someone) to move to a different place, position, etc.

(words that are used with this verb: gaze, attention, seat, position, direction of wind & etc, public opinion, discussion, from foot to foot (nervousness))

2. to go or to cause (something) to go from one person or thing to another

3. to change gears (car, bike)

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shift

noun
1. a group of people who work together during a scheduled period of time

2. a change in position or direction

3

steady

adj.
firme, constante

1. not shaky, stable
2. constant (pace, growth, speed, beat)

4

rise

verb
to get up, to come to (power)
*uses no object

5

raise

verb
to elevate
to grow (crops)
to help (kids) learn how live and grow up
*needs an object

noun
an increase in salary

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unsteady

adj.
opposite of steady
1. unstable, shaky
2. changeable, not constant (beat, pace, growth, speed)

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tilt

noun
the lean of an object
the bias of an opinion

verb
to cause to lean (a chair)
to lean (a person leans back)

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further

adv
more
farther

adj
more
greater
deeper investigation required

verb
to grow oneself educationally, professionally, etc.

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toward, towards

(almost) to, in the direction of, with relation to

10

to lean toward

verb
literally, incline one's body to something else or someone

figuratively, to be in favor of a certain decision

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forward (adv)

adv: toward the front, onward(s), from now on

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forward (adj)

adj: in the front part of

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to forward (verb)

verb: to send on to someone else

I'll ______ this email to you because it was interesting.

The post office ______ my mail to me for 6 months after I'd moved.

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shrugging (verb)

moving the shoulders up in a gesture of ignorance ("I dunno")

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to shrug off

to disregard or ignore

to not pay much attention to (just ____it off)

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to close off

literally - to block off a road or a room or a section of something

figuratively - to be a person who does open up about things

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to close down

to shut down (a store, business, etc)

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row (noun)

a line of objects or seats

19

row (verb)

to move a boat using the paddles or oars (remar)

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to put in a row (verb)

to line up objects in a single file

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arrangement

noun
1. placement of objects
2. floral _______; flower ______
3. a piece of music
4. an agreement or plan

22

although

conjunction
(aunque)
synonyms: even though, though

23

to put off

to find an excuse to not do something, to say you will do it "later"

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to trigger

trigger

verb: to remind someone of something or to cause a reaction to occur

noun: the part of the gun that is pulled to fire it

25

downward(s)

hacia abajo, descendente

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curl up

exercise: curvarse hacia arriba

verb: enrollarse

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Past Perfect Quiz: since

It ______ (be) raining since I got up.

I ______ (live) in VA since 2008.

it has been raining since i got up.

i have lived in VA since 2008.

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Past Perfect Quiz: for (continued time period)

I ________ (run) a daycare out of my house for 3 years.

i had run ...

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Past Perfect Quiz: for (continued time period)

My son ________ (study) at NOVA for 1 year.

has studied

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Past Perfect Quiz: since (continued time period)

My son ________ (be a student) at NOVA since 2013.

has been a student

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Past Perfect Quiz: for (continued time period)

My daughter ______ (study) at ODU for 2 years.

has studied