Posted by: crisdiaz24 | March 10, 2011

VOCABULARY LISTENING AND SPEAKING PAGE 58 NEW ENGLISH FILE – TEXTS

VOCABULARY LISTENING AND SPEAKING PAGE 58 – TEXTS

To be tempted: to want something or to want to do something.

Flaw: a fault, mistake or weakness, especially one that happens while something is being planned or made, or which causes something not to be perfect.

Fazed: embarrassed.

To come into play: If something comes into play, it starts to have a use or an effect in a particular situation, and if it is brought into play, it is given a use or an effect.

Plumber: a person whose job is to supply and connect, or repair water pipes, baths, toilets, etc.

To turn up: to appear.

Tiny: extremely small.

To stub your toe: to hurt your toe by accidentally hitting it against a hard object.

Toe: any of the five separate parts at the end of the foot.

To set: to establish.

Endless: never finishing or seeming never to finish.

To propose: to ask someone to marry you.

To stall: to delay taking action or avoid giving an answer in order to have more time to make a decision or obtain an advantage. If you stall an event, you delay it or prevent it from happening for a period of time. Llegar a un punto muerto; paralizar; calar.

To move on: to start a new activity.

Goal: an aim or purpose.

Milestone: an important event in the development or history of something or in someone’s life. Hito.

Joy: great happiness.

Achievement: something very good and difficult that you have succeeded in doing.


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