Vocabulary

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    Idioms For The IELTS Speaking Test PDF | Idioms For IELTS Exam PDF

    Idioms For The IELTS Speaking Test What is an idiom? An idiom is a phrase or expression that usually has no literal meaning – the meaning cannot be directly understood by reading each word. For example, if you are very happy with your 8 on a speaking test, you can…

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  • Idioms with Fruits

    Fruit Idioms The apple of your eye E.g. She has three children, but her youngest son is the apple of her eye. Go bananas E.g. She’ll go bananas if she sees the house in this (dirty) condition. A bite at the cherry E.g. He definitely wants a bite of the…

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  • Phrasal Verbs with B

    back away|Retreat or go backwards|The crowd BACKED AWAY when the man pulled a knife.|1back down|Retract or withdraw your position or proposal in an argument|She refused to BACK DOWN and was fired.|1back into|Enter a parking area in reverse gear|He prefers to BACK his car INTO the garage.|_back off|Retreat|The police told the…

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  • Phrasal Verbs with F

    face off|Confront|The company FACED OFF the competition.|1face up to|Accept an unpleasant truth|Many people find it hard to FACE UP TO the fact that they are getting old.|_faff about|Behave indecisively|He told her to stop FAFFING ABOUT and make her mind up.|_faff around|Behave indecisively|She told him to stop FAFFING AROUND and make…

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  • Topic Related Vocabulary about Business, Money

    go bankrupt:  to be unable to pay one’s debtsextravagant: a habit of spending morefrugal: simple which costs you lessmortgage: convey (a property) to a creditor as security on a loanexorbitant: unreasonably high pricedgood bargain: a good dealRun over: to exceed a planned amount of money or timePay off (someone*): to reward/ to bribe*cash flow: the money coming in and…

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  • Books & Movies Collocations

    Collocations related to Books & Movies My brother is a huge fan of movies.When he sees a movie trailer (a short video offering a preview of the movie), he counts down the days until the movie comes out (movie released) on opening night – that’s the first day a movie, show, concert, or performance is open to the public.He also loves…

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  • Phrasal Verbs with H

    hack around|Waste time|I’ve been HACKING AROUND all morning because I can’t get down to doing any revision.|_hack into|Break into a computer system|He HACKED INTO the government database and stole a lot of data.|_hack off|Annoy|He HACKS me OFF with his endless complaining.|_hack up|Chop or cut into small pieces|They HACKED the table…

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  • Topic Specific Vocabulary about Architecture, Building

    art deco: the style of the buildings elegant: stylish in appearance energy-efficient: energy saving an eyesore: a thing that is very ugly, especially a building. pleasing geometric forms: well-designed patterns skyscraper: a very tall building of many storeys well-designed: designed beautifully a masterpiece: extremely beautiful multi-storey: having many stores tear down: to demolish dismantle: to destroy finest example: a perfect example most…

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  • Collocations about Behavior

    Behavior Collocation Collocations Related to Behavior When I was a teenager, I was painfully shy (extremely shy).I loved reading books, and I had a vivid imagination (had a creative and colorful imagination).My best friend had a more outgoing personality (she liked to be friendly and sociable) and a good sense of humor (ability to make other people laugh).Unfortunately…

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  • Idioms with Country

    Take French leave Eg: The driver had taken French leave To go Dutch Eg: Sally said she wouldn’t let a man pay for her meal on a first date. She prefers to go Dutch. Dutch courage Eg: I think I’ll have a glass of whiskey for Dutch courage before I…

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