Flashcards in Unit 1, Writing Actiivity Deck (20)
to gradually begin to like/know / understand someone or something
to get to like / know / understand somebody something
It'll take a while for you to get to know everyone.
After a while, I got to like him.
провести громадський захід
to hold a social event
запустити / провести курс / vesty
to run a course
залучитися до чогось
to get involved in something
an‧nu‧al / ænjuəl / adjective
1 happening once a year SYN yearly :
The school trip has become an annual event.
a few days ago
the other day
Mark called the other day.
битися об заклад
to come up with an idea of doING sth
притягнутий за вуха
extremely unlikely to be true or to happen :
All this may sound a bit far-fetched, but companies are already developing ‘intelligent’ homes.
1 to start something, usually something big or important :
2 product to make a new product, book etc available for sale for the first time
to launch / lɔntʃ $ lɒntʃ / verb [ transitive ]
1 The organization has launched a campaign to raise $150,000.
The book launched his career as a novelist.
1to make a serious public request for help, money, information etc
3 be attractive [ intransitive ] if someone or something appeals to you, they seem attractive and interesting
to appeal verb
1 appeal for
Church and community leaders have appealed for calm.
Farmers have appealed to the government for help.
appeal to somebody to do something
The police have appealed to anyone with information to come forward and talk to them.
3 appeal to
The programme appeals to young children.
The idea of working abroad really appeals to me.
1 group of people [ also + plural verb British English ]
a) a group of people with skills or specialist knowledge who have been chosen to give advice or opinions on a particular subject
b) a group of well-known people who answer questions on a radio or television programme → panellist
c) American English a group of people who are chosen to listen to a case in a court of law and to decide the result SYN jury
pan‧el S1 W2 AC / pænl / noun [ countable ]
1 a) panel of
A panel of experts has looked at the proposal.
on a panel
There will be at least three senior doctors on the panel.
1 b) on a panel
We have two senior politicians on our panel tonight.
1 c) The panel spent 14 hours going over the evidence.
money that is paid by a government or organization to make prices lower, reduce the cost of producing goods etc
sub‧si‧dy AC / sʌbsədi, sʌbsɪdi / noun ( plural subsidies ) [ countable ]
trade/agricultural subsidies etc
international disagreement over trade subsidies
an additional sum of money, usually paid as a tax
levy / levi / noun ( plural levies ) [ countable ]
He wants to impose a levy on landfill waste.