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when you're in a completely new situation where you have absolutely no experience/knowledge to deal with it.
i.e. your first day of work as a professional ; travelling to India as your first ever travelling destination

to be out of one's depth

2

a short-term, casual relationship purely for pleasure and no long-term intentions.

a (holiday) fling (N)

3

to be away from the crowds

to get off the beaten track

4

sth that arouses, creates strong feelings of annoyance

a pet hate, peave

5

pendant l'arrestation quand le policier dit : you have the right to call a lawyer etc etc

To caution sb

6

Promises

Vows

7

to do sth for future generations

To do sth for posterity

8

Bride

Bridle

9

a picnic blanket

A travelling rug

10

you're stuck somewhere with no current means to leave (i.e. Airport)

To be stranded (somewhere + for + Time)

11

Vomir

To throw out
To puke (US)
To chunder (aus)
To talk on the great white telephone
To have a technicolour yawn

12

you're certain that sth doesn't happen

I doubt whether

I'd surprise if

13

of the earth ; opposite of spiritual, abstract

Earthly (adj)

14

to vaccinate

To inoculate

15

in spite of

Even though

16

to think about sth

To take sth into consideration

17

to benefit while you can

To take advantage OF

18

to look after

To take care OF

19

to be in control

To take charge OF

20

to not remember how many

To lose count OF

21

hug, kiss, give presents, etc

To make a fuss OF

22

to ignore

To take no notice OF

23

to understand

To make sense OF

24

to see suddenly

To catch sight OF

25

to watch, check now and again

To keep an eye ON

26

to feel sorry for

To take pity ON

27

to try to persuade

To put pressure ON

28

to give money to the government

To pay tax ON

29

to deceive

To play a trick ON

30

to listen carefully

To pay attention TO