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1

To whine

To complain repeteadly in annoying way

2

to stare

To look for a long time with the eyes wide open, especially when surprised, frightened, or thinking

3

to embrace

To accept something enthusiastically:

4

to summoned

to order someone to come to or be present at a particular place, or to officially arrange a meeting of people

5

to wander

to walk around slowly in a relaxed way or without any clear purpose or direction

6

to mingle

to mix or combine, or be mixed or combined

7

to cajole

to persuade someone to do something they might not want to do, by pleasant talk and (sometimes false) promises

8

to be subject to sth

to have or experience a particular thing, especially something unpleasant

"Cars are subject to a high domestic tax".

9

To clinch

to finally get or win something
"I hear he finally clinched the deal to buy the land he wanted"

10

To shrink

to become smaller, or to make something smaller:

"Your sweater will shrink if you wash it at too high a temperature".
"The company's profits have shrunk from $5.5 million to $1.25 million".

11

To fulfil

to do something that is expected, hoped for, or promised, or to cause it to happen

So did the course fulfil all your expectations?
A school fails if it does not fulfil the needs/requirements of its pupil
At the age of 45, she finally fulfilled her ambition to run a marathon.
Fulfil your potential

12

I'm gearing myself up to ask him
I'm trying to gear myself up for tomorrow's exam

to prepare for something that you have to do

13

to be coarced

to persuade someone forcefully to do something that they are unwilling to do
" she had been coerced into making a confession."

14

to haggle with sb

to argue about the price of something in an attempt to make the seller reduce it

"It's traditional that you haggle over/about the price of things in the market."

15

To devise

to invent a plan, system, object, etc., usually using your intelligence or imagination:

"He's good at devising language games that you can play with students in class"

16

to write off

to decide that someone or something is not suitable or good enough to be successful

"When he lost the election for governor, some observers wrote him off as a future candidate, but they were proven wrong"

17

to withdraw

to take or move out or back, or to remove
"She had to withdraw from the competition because of a leg injury."

18

to rot

to (cause something to) decay (pudrirse)
"Sugar rots your teeth."
"The wood had rotted into dust."
"Fruit had been left to rot in the fields."