Posted by: crisdiaz24 | March 14, 2012

HELP YOURSELF – VOCABULARY UNIT 4B – NEW ENGLISH FILE ADVANCED

HELP YOURSELF

THE PERSUADERS

Help yourself: to give something to someone or to take something for yourself.

To JUMP a queue

To emerge: to appear by coming out of something or out from behind something.

All the while: for all of a period of time.

Copy: a single book, newspaper, record or other printed or recorded item of which many have been produced.

To sweep: to move, especially quickly and powerfully.

Fairly: If you do something fairly, you do it in a way which is right and reasonable and treats people equally.

Odd: strange or unexpected.

Range: a set of similar things.

A SINGLE WORD WILL HELP YOUR PERSUASION

To be willing: to be happy to do something if it is needed.

Likelihood: the chance that something will happen.

To comply: to act according to an order, set of rules or request.

Meaningless: having no meaning.

Compliance:    FORMAL when people obey an order, rule or request; MAINLY DISAPPROVING the tendency to be too willing to do what other people want you to do.

Finding: a piece of information that is discovered during an official examination of a problem, situation or object.

Reminder: a written or spoken message which reminds someone to do something.

Rationale: the reasons or intentions for a particular set of thoughts or actions.

To assume: to accept something to be true without question or proof.

The reason BEHIND sthg: the reason responsible for or the cause of something.

ASKING FOR A LITTLE CAN GO A LONG WAY

To go a long way: If you say that someone will go a long way, you mean that they will be very successful. To be very helpful.

Claim: a statement that something is true or is a fact, although other people might not believe it.

To donate: to give money or goods to help a person or organization.

To set out to do sthg: to start an activity with a particular aim.

To MAKE a donation

To be based ON

To urge: to strongly advise or try to persuade someone to do a particular thing. Instar, exhorter, pedir con insistencia, rogar.

Sample: a group of people or things that is chosen out of a larger number and is questioned or tested in order to obtain information about the larger group.

Twice as likely: Doblemente probable.El doble de probabilidad.

To point out: to make it seem likely that a particular fact is true or that a particular event will happen.

Offering: something that you give or offer to someone.

Regarding: about, in relation with.

Joint: belonging to or shared between two or more people.

Handwriting: the particular way in which someone forms letters with a pen or pencil.


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