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Talking about salary and remuneration: to proportionate TO sth

To be commensurate WITH sth

Your remuneration, salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

2

To be very sad

To be/feel downcast (adj) by one's misfortune

3

Newborn
Baby
Infant
Toddler (can move around and stuff)
Child
Tween (11-12; slang)
Teenager/adolescent
Young adult
Adult
The elderly

Newborn
Baby
Infant
Toddler (can move around and stuff)
Child
Tween (11-12; slang)
Teenager/adolescent
Young adult
Adult
The elderly

4

Behaves like a child but you're an adult

Childish (negative)
Puerile
Juvenile
Infantile

5

Youthful appearance, behaves innocently

Childlike (positive)

6

The way sb appears both appearance and behavior

Demeanour (N)

7

Too old to be doing what they are doing

Geriatric (negative)
Aging

8

Adolescent

Juvenile

9

Adult

Mature

10

Boyish

Youthful

11

To exclude sb from their group
Marginaliser

To alienate sb

12

To make fun OF sb/sth

To make fun OF sb/sth

13

To cringe (v)

To cringe
Cringeworthy (adj)

14

Irritating, annoying

Irksome (adj)

15

Really terrible

Appalled (adj)
Appalling (adj)

16

Future possibility. It is likely that

Prospect (n,c)
There is a (very) (real) prospect OF our team winning the match.
What are the job, prospects like in your country?

17

To make sth serious seem less serious

To downplay sth (an incident)

18

Require

Demand
Need

19

End

Conclude

20

How many of sth is in one specific place

Concentration

21

Sb who has the same strength or power or rank as you

Equals (n,p)

22

Sb in the same interest/social group as you

Peers (n,c)

23

Encourage

Promote

24

Sort out

Sort out

25

Beg for the question

Beg for the question

26

When 2 parties finish negotiating sth and both are happy

Settle a deal, a contract, an argument

27

Amount + unc

Amount + unc

28

Drive sb to do sth

Drive sb to do sth

29

Insist ON

Insist ON

30

Push sb to do sth

Push sb to do sth