Lesson 10 20/01/2021

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término definición
take care of
I just want to make enough money to take care of my family.
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to protect someone or something and provide the things that that person or thing needs
take advantage of
I thought I'd take advantage of the sports facilities while I'm here.
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to use the good things in a situation
take part in
All the children took part in the Thanksgiving play.
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to be actively involved in something with other people
take place
The concert takes place next Thursday.
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to happen
take time
Broken bones always take time to heal.
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to need a long time
take into account
A good architect takes into account the building's surroundings.
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to consider or remember something when judging a situation
take after
He takes after his mother/his mother's side of the family.
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to be similar to an older member of your family in appearance or character
take off
Her singing career had just begun to take off.
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to suddenly start to be successful or popular
take up
The school plans to take the matter up with the parents.
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to discuss or manage something
The offer of free credit tempted her into buying a new car.
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to make someone want to have or do something, especially something that is unnecessary or wrong
If the weather's good, we'll eat outdoors (= not in a building).
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He was released from prison after serving two years of a five-year sentence.
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to give freedom or free movement to someone or something
Finally, some patients will experience a true placebo effect, a response that may be mediated by endorphins.
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a chemical naturally, released in the brain to reduce pain, that in large amounts can make you feel relaxed or full of energy
What do you hope to gain from the course?
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to get something that is useful, that gives you an advantage, or that is in some way positive, especially over a period of time
It is not clear, though, whether the more recent sport of wingsuit flying fits under the definition of free fall skydiving.
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a sport in which a person jumps from an aircraft and falls for as long as possible before opening a parachute
She made several insults about my appearance.
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an offensive remark or action
bass guitar
He plays bass guitar.
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an electric guitar with four strings that plays very low notes
My girlfriend plays the cello.
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a wooden musical instrument with four strings, that is held vertically between the legs and is played by moving a bow across the strings
He sings in the church choir.
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a group of people who sing together
The conductor raised his baton.
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someone who directs the performance of musicians or a piece of music
They danced to the beat of the drums
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a musical instrument, especially one made from a skin stretched over the end of a hollow tube or bowl, played by hitting with the hand or a stick
She's a cellist in the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
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a large group of musicians who play many different instruments together and are led by a conductor
Sopranos Ann Monoyios and Miriam Dubrow sang with beaming, radiant sweetness.
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a woman or girl with a voice that can sing the highest notes
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a tube-shaped musical instrument with a hole that you blow across at one end while holding the tube out horizontally to one side
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a wooden musical instrument with four strings that is held against the neck and played by moving a bow across the strings
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a musical instrument, usually made of metal, that is played by blowing into it to make a reed vibrate.
This assessment may be in part due to the lesser frequency of proper barista training by many coffee vendors.
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a person who serves customers in a coffee shop
Chris sent me a lovely bouquet when I was sick.
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a group of flowers that have been fastened together and attractively arranged so that they can be given as a present or carried on formal occasions
a chauffeur-driven limousine
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someone whose job is to drive a car for a rich or important person
I like your haircut - it's very chic.
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stylish and fashionable
Pick up some croissants for breakfast tomorrow.
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a piece of light crescent-shaped pastry, usually eaten in the morning
Have you met Christina's fiancé?
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the man who someone is engaged to be married to
In my opinion, no other composers even begin to approach Mozart.
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a person who writes music
She's won a lot of beauty contests.
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a competition to do better than other people, usually in which prizes are given
Society has changed so profoundly over the last 50 years.
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deeply or extremely
make a fool of somebody
She made a fool of me by insulting me in front of my friends.
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to trick someone or make someone appear stupid in some way
move to tears
Everyone in the audience was moved to tears by their performance.
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to cause (someone) to cry
with no great expectations
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not expecting that something may happen
As we entered the farmyard we were met with a cacophony of animal sounds.
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an unpleasant mixture of loud sounds
a whirl of snow
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the action of turning around in circles or something that turns around in circles
The computers were humming in the background.
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to make a continuous low sound
He could hear the clack of high heels walking past in the corridor.
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a short sharp noise made by two hard objects being hit together
They stood in stunned silence beside the bodies.
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very shocked or surprised
People in the street wept with joy when peace was announced.
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to cry tears
A vast audience watched the broadcast.
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extremely big
Let's explore this issue/idea more fully.
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to think or talk about something in order to find out more about it
Hundreds of dissidents are seeking refuge/asylum in the US embassy.
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to try to find or get something, especially something that is not a physical object
What genre does the book fall into - comedy or tragedy?
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style, especially in the arts, that involves a particular set of characteristics
keen on
She's keen on (playing) tennis.
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very interested, eager, or wanting (to do) something very much
She hoped the different ethnic groups in the area could live together in peaceful co-existence.
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without violence

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