murder in the bush 2 (12-46)

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​ to make a mistake, or to spoil something:
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screw sth up
I totally screwed up the chemistry exam
to go to a quiet safe place in order to avoid a difficult situation
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retreat
When he's done something wrong, he retreats to his bedroom.
to become very successful or very strong and healthy
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thrive
His business thrived in the years before the war.
a flower on a plant
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bloom
The apple trees are in full bloom (= completely covered in flowers).
If something happens _____ something else, it happens after and often because of it:
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in the wake of
Airport security was extra tight in the wake of yesterday's bomb attacks.
to burn brightly and strongly:
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blaze
The sun was blazing down that afternoon.
happening in or active during the night, or relating to the night:
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nocturnal
nocturnal wanderings
someone who catches and kills animals illegally
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poacher
wild animals and birds that are hunted for food or sport
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game
game birds
lack of skills
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ineptitude
He was always rather inept at sport.
to continue to annoy or upset someone over a period of time:
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harass
Stop harassing me!
literary alone and unhappy; left alone and not cared for:
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forlorn
She sat forlornly looking out to sea.
silly and not deserving to be seriously considered:
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laughable
Privately they thought the idea laughable.
​ a book in which things are regularly recorded, especially business activities and money received or paid
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ledger
the crime of stealing a car while someone is in it by using physical force or threats
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carjacking
a frame of metal bars used to cover something such as a window or a machine:
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grille
A grille separated the prisoners from their visitors.
to gradually start to be noticeable
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creep into
zakrasc sie
Doubts began to creep into my mind about the likely success of the project.
an area surrounded by fences or walls that contains a group of buildings
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compound
The embassy compound has been closed to the public because of a bomb threat.
a piece of work given to someone, typically as part of their studies or job:
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assignment
I have a lot of reading assignments to complete before the end of term.
almost out of control because of extreme emotion, such as worry:
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frantic
Where on earth have you been? We've been frantic with worry.
a tool consisting of a wood, plastic, or metal frame with a wire or plastic net attached to it. You use it either to separate solids from a liquid, or you rub larger solids through it to make them smaller:
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sieve
Pass the sauce through a sieve to remove any lumps.
to stop fighting and admit defeat:
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surrender
They would rather die than surrender (to the invaders).
to make a strong effort to defend yourself or to oppose sth
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make a stand against sth
to become unable to think clearly and control your emotions because of something unpleasant or difficult that you have experienced:
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go to pieces
She went to pieces at the funeral.

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