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Also

Moreover

62

Feel smaller and smaller

To be hemmed in

63

Cut

Chop

64

Too many things in a small space

Cramped

65

Opposite of mainstream

to have an eclectic taste in music

To be into alternative music

66

What was the result

To pay off

67

Career progression

To move up the ladder
How long did it take to move up the ladder and become director?

68

To do more than you need to do impress sb

To go the extra mile

69

When you do sth and you pay for it all yourself

To do sth at your own expense

70

The time when light first begins to disappear

At dusk

At dawn (when light appears)

71

To go quickly somewhere and only do what you set you to do

To pop (down) to

72

To be addicted to

To be hooked on sth
To be obsessed with

73

You forget to do sth

Sth slips your mind

74

To look amazing (appearance)

To look a million dollars

75

To talk down to sb, when you talk to an in a way that makes you look superior and makes the other feel like a child

To patronise sb
(Patronising (adj); patronised)

76

A bit smaller

Marginally, fractionally/ slightly smaller

77

Much/a lot bigger

Considerably, significantly larger

78

More and more diverse

Increasingly diverse

79

Less reasons

Fewer reasons

80

Very different

Completely, significantly, vastly, strikingly, considerably different

81

A big change

Enormous, significant, important change

82

A big mountain

Enormous, large mountain

83

Lots of children

Many children

84

Important resources

Significant, substantial resources

85

A poor country

Under-developed country

86

A rich country

Wealthy, well-developed country

87

A rich person

Wealthy, well-off person

88

Bad quality

Poor quality

89

Bad behaviour

Unsatisfactory behaviour

90

Rire nerveusement

To giggle