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1

Who is an expatriate ?

ex‧pat / ekspæt / noun [ countable ] informal

someone who lives in a foreign country :
British expatriates living in Spain


2

verb
1 [ intransitive ] to get off a ship or aircraft OPP embark

2 [ transitive ] to put people or goods onto the shore (uzberezhzhya) from a ship

vysadzhuvatysya

dis‧em‧bark / dɪsəmbɑk, dɪsɪmbɑk $ -ɑrk / verb

3

not allowing water to enter :

vodonepronyknyy

wa‧ter‧proof 1 / wɔtəpruf $ wɒtər-, wɑ- / adjective

a waterproof jacket
waterproof adhesive
Rub the wax in to make the shoe waterproof .

4

formal to go beyond the usual limits of something

tran‧scend / trænsend / verb [ transitive ]

The desire for peace transcended political differences.

5

1 a balance between different people, groups, or forces that compete with each other, so that none is stronger than the others and a situation is not likely to change suddenly

2 a state in which you are calm and not angry or upset

rivnovaha

e‧qui‧lib‧ri‧um / ikwəlɪbriəm, ikwɪlɪbriəm / noun [ singular, uncountable ]

1 The government is anxious not to upset the economic equilibrium.

2 She struggled to recover her equilibrium.

6

1 somebody you know [ countable ] someone you know, but who is not a close friend

2 relationship [ singular, uncountable ] a relationship with someone you know, but who is not a close friend

4 knowledge [ uncountable ] formal knowledge or experience of a particular subject

znayomstvo

ac‧quaint‧ance / əkweɪnt ə ns / noun

1 She was a casual acquaintance of my family in Vienna.

Register
In everyday English, people usually say someone I know rather than an acquaintance :
I got the job through someone I know .

2 They developed an acquaintance over the Internet.

4 acquaintance with
The practice of a lawyer requires acquaintance with court procedures.

7

1 a job that lasts for a short time, that someone, especially a student, does in order to gain experience → intern

2 a job that someone who has nearly finished training as a doctor does in a hospital → intern

in‧tern‧ship / ɪntɜnʃɪp $ -ɜrn- / noun [ countable ] American English

8

bezumovno

surely

9

ordinary, and happening every day

shchodennyy

quo‧tid‧i‧an / kwəʊtɪdiən $ kwoʊ- / adjective literary

10

1 [ intransitive and transitive ] formal to start burning, or to make something start burning :

2 [ transitive ] to start a dangerous situation, angry argument etc

zapalyty

to ig‧nite / ɪɡnaɪt / verb

1 The petrol tank suddenly ignited.
The candle ignited the plastic.

2 events which ignited the war in Europe

11

to make someone very interested and excited, so that they listen or watch something very carefully

zakhoplyuvaty


to en‧thral British English , enthrall American English / ɪnθrɔl $ -θrɒl / verb ( past tense and past participle enthralled , present participle enthralling ) [ transitive usually passive ]

be enthralled by/with somebody/something

The children were enthralled by the story she was telling

— enthralled adjective

12

a style of Spanish music, played especially on the guitar and accompanied by singing and dancing. - фламенко

flamenco

13

small Spanish savory dishes, typically served with drinks at a bar. - тапас

tapas

14

formal to name a list of things one by one

перераховувати

to e‧nu‧me‧rate / ɪnjuməreɪt $ ɪnu- / verb [ transitive ]

15

блоха

a flea

16

лазур

az‧ure / æʒə, æʒjʊə, æzjʊə $ æʒər / adjective

having a bright blue colour like the sky

— azure noun [ uncountable ]

17

двозначність

ambiguity

18

a quick look

погляд

a glance

19

the place that someone or something is going to

misce призначення

des‧ti‧na‧tion / destəneɪʃ ə n, destɪneɪʃ ə n / noun [ countable ]

sb’s destination
Allow plenty of time to get to your destination.

holiday/tourist destination
Maui is a popular tourist destination.

20

famous or well known for something bad SYN infamous :

горезвісний


no‧to‧ri‧ous / nəʊtɔriəs, nə- $ noʊ-, nə- / adjective

a notorious computer hacker
notorious cases of human rights abuses
notorious for
a judge notorious for his cruelty and corruption

— notoriously adverb :
Statistics can be notoriously unreliable.
The program is notoriously difficult to learn.

21

бути захоплені зненацька

to be caught by surprise

22

обмірковувати

to reflect on sth

23

номер соціального страхування

social security number

24

nezruchnist

inconvenience

25

неспокійний

uneasy

26

phrasal verb

влаштовуватися
заспокоюватися
оселятися
стати розсудливим

to settle down

27

idiom
to succeed with something

to hit a home run

28

permanently

nazavzhdy

for good

29

тріска (ryba)

cod fish

30

not trying to seem better, more important etc than you really are – use this to show approval

невибагливий

un‧pre‧ten‧tious / ʌnprɪtenʃəs◂ / adjective

an unpretentious hotel
an unpretentious woman