Flashcards in Week 2/Week 3 Deck (20):
"Síndrome do pequeno poder"
To be on a power-trip/Tall poppy syndrome
Synonyms to rarely:
Sting ray/ manta ray
Synonym to surounded
We had only just arrived, when we were besieged by reporters.
What's the difference between unused and disused?
Unused = brand new
Disused = used in the past, not anymore
What's the meaning to "cope" with a situation/problem?
Disinformation is the intentional use of false information. Often used by governments.
"Not only he is RATHER naïve but he also seems very sensitive." What's the meaning of rather?
"Most of us go a little crazy when we see a sale, but some, go STARK RAVING BONKERS". What's the meaning of go stark raving bonkers?
Stark raving = very/really
Bonkers = crazy/out of control
What's the meaning of to enlighten someone?
To make someone realise something/to give someone knowledge.
What's the difference between have empathy and have sympathy?
Have empathy = you can understand someone/some situation
Have sympathy = you can understand and feel what someone is feeling
Decrease/grow weaker - used to energy, sound, volume, noise
Someone who you know but not very well.
Excited to do something
Synonnyms to confused:
Baffled and bewildered.
What's the definition of long to?
Very strong desire/Sth that you want for a long time. Often the reason that you couldn't have is because is too expensive or geographically unvailable.
What's make a WILL?
Write your "wishes" after you die ("testamento").
What's juvenile/adolescent/childish behaviour?
Act like a child, but it's not a child.
Sb who communicates in a way that hurt/embarasse others (opposite = tactless).