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.
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.