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1

How is the name of the "body", "skin" and "arm" of the tree?

Body = trunk
Skin = bark
Arm = branch

2

What is drapes?

Curtains

3

What's blunt?

Blunt could mean not sharp for knife, scissors etc, and direct for person.

4

Synonyms to paramount

Very important, crucial and vital

5

What's gate-crasher?

Someone who goes to a party without invitation.

6

What's attic?

Room inside the roof used for storage things.

7

What's aisle? How is the pronunciation?

It's the corredor in a plane/supermarket.
The pronunciation is without the s, same that I'll

8

What's deign?

Deing means to lower yourself to do something that you consider to be beneath/below you.

9

How word can you use to discribe when you put the corpes of someone dead in a grave ?

Bury

10

What's foreseeable?

Not too far.
Eg: foreseeable future

11

What's lame?

Terrible.
Eg: lame excuse

12

Synonyms to hate

Dislike, deteste and loathe.

13

The leaves _____ in the wind.

Rustling

14

The waves _____ against the shore.

Crashing

15

The _____ of children at the playground.

Giggling

16

The ____ of an exotic sports car.

Roar

17

The _____-______ of raindrops on the roof.

Pitter-patter

18

The _____ and ______ of a busy street.

Hustle / bustle.

19

What a wolf does?

Howl

20

What's hiccups?

When you make sound with your "stomach" and you need water to get better ("soluço").

21

What's the difference about enquiry and inquest?

Enquiry is an investigation about politcs and similar. Inquest is an investigation about murder etc.

22

What's the meaning of uttered?

Said.

23

What's veil?

Veil is the semi-transparent cloth used to cover the bride.

24

Three meanings to bark:

Bark - a dog barks.
Bark - the skin of the tree.
Bark - when a "sargent" bark orders to the soldiers.

25

What's stutter?

When someone repeat some letter/get stuck to pronunce.

"I wa a a a ant to do so o o mething"

("Gaguejar")

26

What is the difference of sigh and groan?

Sigh is a "softy" sound to express sadness, disappointement or releif and groan is a "louder" sound that you do when you are feeling pain or annoyed.

(Sigh = suspirar/ groan = resmungar)

27

What's the difference of shiver, shudder amd tremble.

Shiver - shake because you are cold
Shudder - shake because you are disgusted
Tremble - shake with fear

28

A dog ____.
A cat ____ and ____.
A lion ____.
A bird ____.

Barks.
Purr and miao.
Roar.
Chirp.

29

When you are allergic to pollen you are ____?

Hayfever.

30

Synonyms to:
A BIT smaller

Fractionally/slightly/marginally

31

Increasingly means...

More and more

32

Do up can means..

Decorate

33

What time did you turn in yesterday? - What this sentence means?

What time you went to bed yesterday?

34

Synonyms to suggest:

Put foward

35

Meanings:
Hold on
Take off
Cut down
Get at
Look after

Wait
Remove
Reduce
Reach
Protect

36

Synonyms to this following linking words:
To
Anyway


In order to
Nevertheless

37

Depart/leave means:

To go

38

Synonyms to get:

Purchase/obtain/adquire

39

What does it mean commence?

To begin/initiate

40

When you know a lyrics/words very well, you know...
When you know something very well, you know...

You know something by heart.
You know something like the back of your hand/you know something inside out

41

What does it mean to move up the ladder?

Getting promoted

42

To go the extra mile is...?

Do more than you are expected to do.

43

What does it mean: Did you come to Australia at your own expense?

Did you come to Australia with your money.

44

Explain dusk and dawn

Dusk is when the light begins to dissapear and dawn is when the light first appears

45

Meaning of: to pop down to.

Go quickly and return

46

When you are addicted to something you are...?

Hooked on something

47

What does it mean: What usually slips your mind?

What you usually forget?

48

When some adult treat/talk with others adults like a child they are...?

Patronising someone.

49

Synonyms to:
MUCH/A LOT bigger

Significantyly/considerably/substantially

50

Synonyms to this following linking words:
So
Also


Therefore
Furthermore

51

Synonyms to this following linking words:
But
Plus


However, although
Moreover