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Flashcard 7033055218956

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There's a [...] choice of food available. (opp a [...] / [...] choice)

有各种各样的食物可供选择。

Answer

wide

limited/narrow


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There’s a wide choice of food available. (opp a limited/narrow choice)

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He tried to convince me that I needed some new clothes. [make me believe]

他试图说服我说我需要一些新衣服。

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Flashcard 7033473862924

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He tried to [...] some new clothes. [make me believe]

他试图说服我说我需要一些新衣服。

Answer
convince me that I needed

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He tried to convince me that I needed some new clothes. [make me believe] 他试图说服我,说我需要一些新衣服。

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My parents encouraged me to read. [gave me support and confidence to make it possible]

我的父母鼓励我去阅读

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Flashcard 7033477795084

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My parents [...]. [gave me support and confidence to make it possible]

我的父母鼓励我去阅读

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encouraged me to read

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My parents encouraged me to read. [gave me support and confidence to make it possible] 我的父母鼓励我去阅读。

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marvellous [very good; syns terrific, wonderful, amazing]
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Flashcard 7033481202956

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[...] [very good; syns [...] , [...] , [...] ]
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marvellous

terrific

wonderful

amazing


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marvellous [very good; syns terrific, wonderful, amazing]

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awful [very bad; syn dreadful]
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Flashcard 7033485135116

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[...] [very bad; syn [...] ]
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awful

dreadful


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awful [very bad; syn dreadful]

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I'm sure there's a chemist on the left before the bank. [first there is a chemist, and then a bank; opp after]

我确信在银行前的左边有一家药店。

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Flashcard 7033490377996

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I'm sure there's a chemist on the left [...] the bank. [first there is a chemist, and then a bank; opp [...] ]

我确信在银行前的左边有一家药店。

Answer

before

after


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I'm sure there's a chemist on the left before the bank. [first there is a chemist, and then a bank; opp after] 我确信在银行前的左边有一家药店。

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I left my books at school.
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Flashcard 7033495096588

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I left my books [...] school.
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at

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always ← often, frequently ← quite often ← sometimes, occasionally ← hardly ever, rarely, seldom (fml) ← never
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Flashcard 7033499028748

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always ← often, [...] [...] ← sometimes, [...] [...] , [...] , [...] (fml) ← never
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always ← often, frequentlyquite often ← sometimes, occasionallyhardly ever, rarely, seldom (fml) ← never

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always ← often, frequently ← quite often ← sometimes, occasionally ← hardly ever, rarely, seldom (fml) ← never

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a bit, a little, slightly < quite, fairly, rather, pretty < very < completely, totally, extremely, incredibly
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Flashcard 7033507155212

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[...], [...] , [...] < quite, [...] , [...] , [...] < very < [...] , [...] , extremely, [...]
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a bit, a little, slightly < quite, fairly, rather, pretty < very < completely, totally, extremely, incredibly

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a bit, a little, slightly < quite, fairly, rather, pretty < very < completely, totally, extremely, incredibly

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We can use firstly / for one thing / for a start to introduce a first reason for something, and then secondly/besides/anyway to add a further reason.
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Flashcard 7033511873804

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We can use firstly / [...] / [...] to introduce a first reason for something, and then secondly/ [...] / [...] to add a further reason.
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for one thing / for a start

besides / anyway


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We can use firstly / for one thing / for a start to introduce a first reason for something, and then secondly/besides/anyway to add a further reason.

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Violet got ready while I cooked the dinner. [two long actions] The accident happened while I was on my way to work. [a longer action ‘on my way to work’ and a short action ‘the accident’; we can also use when or as here.] I saw him (just) as I came out of the office. [two short actions happening at the same time; we can also use when here]
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Flashcard 7033515805964

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Violet got ready [...] I cooked the dinner. [two long actions]
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while

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Violet got ready while I cooked the dinner. [two long actions] The accident happened while I was on my way to work. [a longer action ‘on my way to work’ and a short action ‘the accident’; we can also use when

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Flashcard 7033518427404

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The accident happened [...] / [...] / [...] I was on my way to work. [a longer action 'on my way to work' and a short action 'the accident'].
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while/when/(just) as

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Violet got ready while I cooked the dinner. [two long actions] The accident happened while I was on my way to work. [a longer action ‘on my way to work’ and a short action ‘the accident’; we can also use when or as here.] I saw him (just) as I came out of the office. [two sho

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Flashcard 7033520786700

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I saw him [...] / [...] I came out of the office. [two short actions happening at the same time]
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(just) as/when

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nner. [two long actions] The accident happened while I was on my way to work. [a longer action ‘on my way to work’ and a short action ‘the accident’; we can also use when or as here.] I saw him <span>(just) as I came out of the office. [two short actions happening at the same time; we can also use when here] <span>

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A sequence of actions:

First of all/First... . After that/Then... . Finally... .

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Flashcard 7033527602444

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A sequence of actions:

①[...]/ [...] ... . ②[...] / [...] ... . ③[...] ... .

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First of all/First... . After that/Then... . Finally... .

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A sequence of actions: First of all/First... . After that/Then... . Finally... .

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A process or how things developed.

To begin with, the two girls got on very well when they shared the flat. But after a while [a period of time], they started arguing about various things, and eventually/In the end [finally, after a long time or a lot of problems] Lauren walked out and found a new place.

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Flashcard 7033533631756

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A process or how things developed.

[...] / [...] the two girls got on very well when they shared the flat. But [...] [a period of time] they started arguing about various things, and [...] / [...] [finally, after a long time or a lot of problems] Lauren walked out and found a new place.

Answer

To begin with,/At first

after a while,

eventually/in the end


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A process or how things developed. To begin with, the two girls got on very well when they shared the flat. But after a while [a period of time], they started arguing about various things, and eventually/In the end [finally, after a lo

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We went in the autumn, yet it was still quite warm.
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Flashcard 7033539398924

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We went in the autumn, [...] it was [...] quite warm.
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yet

still


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We went in the autumn, yet it was still quite warm.

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They told us the shop was next to the station. We never found it, though.

他们告诉我们那家店就在车站旁边。我们从未找到它。

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Flashcard 7033544117516

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They told us the shop was next to the station. We never found it[...].

他们告诉我们那家店就在车站旁边。我们从未找到它。

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, though

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They told us the shop was next to the station. We never found it, though. 他们告诉我们那家店就在车站旁边。但我们从未找到它。

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As well as getting cheaper tickets, I also got the opportunity to buy them in advance. The clothes are nice, and what’s more, the shop is open every day of the week. The scheme gives young people experience. In addition, companies can afford to employ them. In addition to the new food department, they’re also planning to open a café. Besides being a mum with four children, she’s also a successful designer.
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Flashcard 7033547263244

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[...] getting cheaper tickets, I [...] got the opportunity to buy them in advance.
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As well as

also


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As well as getting cheaper tickets, I also got the opportunity to buy them in advance. The clothes are nice, and what’s more, the shop is open every day of the week. The scheme gives young people

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Flashcard 7033549622540

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The clothes are nice[...] the shop is open every day of the week.

衣服很好,更重要的是该店一周内每天都在营业。

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, and what’s more,

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As well as getting cheaper tickets, I also got the opportunity to buy them in advance. The clothes are nice, and what’s more, the shop is open every day of the week. The scheme gives young people experience. In addition, companies can afford to employ them. In addition to the new food department, they’re also

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Flashcard 7033551981836

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The scheme gives young people experience[...] companies can afford to employ them.
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. In addition,

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etting cheaper tickets, I also got the opportunity to buy them in advance. The clothes are nice, and what’s more, the shop is open every day of the week. The scheme gives young people experience<span>. In addition, companies can afford to employ them. In addition to the new food department, they’re also planning to open a café. Besides being a mum with four children, she’s also a successful design

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Flashcard 7033554341132

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[...] the new food department, they're [...] planning to open a café.
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In addition to

also


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o buy them in advance. The clothes are nice, and what’s more, the shop is open every day of the week. The scheme gives young people experience. In addition, companies can afford to employ them. <span>In addition to the new food department, they’re also planning to open a café. Besides being a mum with four children, she’s also a successful designer. <span>

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Flashcard 7033558535436

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[...] being a mum with four children, she's [...] a successful designer.
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Besides

also


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every day of the week. The scheme gives young people experience. In addition, companies can afford to employ them. In addition to the new food department, they’re also planning to open a café. <span>Besides being a mum with four children, she’s also a successful designer. <span>

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You can wear what you like as long as you look quite smart. [but you must look quite smart]
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Flashcard 7033564302604

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You can wear what you like [...] you look quite smart. [but you must look quite smart]
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as long as

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You can wear what you like as long as you look quite smart. [but you must look quite smart]

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Unless the weather improves [if the weather doesn’t improve], we won’t be able to go.
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Flashcard 7033567710476

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[...] the weather improves [if the weather doesn’t improve], we won’t be able to go.
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Unless

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Unless the weather improves [if the weather doesn’t improve], we won’t be able to go.

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Toby, I’m afraid I can’t make it [come] this evening.
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Flashcard 7033570856204

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Toby, I'm afraid I can't [ifml] [come] this evening.
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make it

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Toby, I’m afraid I can’t make it [come] this evening.

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Flashcard 7033573215500

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[ifml] Thanks
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Cheers

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Yeah, I see him quite a bit [often]; he’s a nice bloke [man].
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Flashcard 7033577147660

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Yeah, I see him [ifml] [often]; he's a nice [ifml] [man].
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quite a bit

bloke


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Yeah, I see him quite a bit [often]; he’s a nice bloke [man].

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OK, don’t worry. There will still be twelve or so [about twelve] at the meeting, and I’ll ring you later and let you know what happens.
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Flashcard 7033581079820

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OK, don't worry. There will still be twelve [ifml] [about twelve] at the meeting, and I'll ring you later and let you know what happens.
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or so

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OK, don’t worry. There will still be twelve or so [about twelve] at the meeting, and I’ll ring you later and let you know what happens.

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Really? My brother saw it and said it was a load of rubbish [terrible].
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Flashcard 7033585011980

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Really? My brother saw it and said it was [ifml] [terrible].
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a load of rubbish

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Really? My brother saw it and said it was a load of rubbish [terrible].

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We are not in a position to grant [give or allow] you a visa to this country.
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Flashcard 7033588944140

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We are not in a position to [fml] [give or allow] you a visa to this country.
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grant

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We are not in a position to grant [give or allow] you a visa to this country.

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Flashcard 7033591565580

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where you enter your name on an official list, e.g. at a school or college
Answer
registration/enrolment form

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Flashcard 7033595759884

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when you make an official request to enter or leave some countries
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a visa application form

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A tip is a useful piece of advice.
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Flashcard 7033599692044

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A [...] is a useful piece of advice.
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tip

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In a discursive essay you have to express your own ideas and point of view [opinion].
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Flashcard 7033602837772

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In a [...] you have to express your own ideas and point of view [opinion].
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discursive essay

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In a discursive essay you have to express your own ideas and point of view [opinion].

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One of the advantages of being an only child is that you have more attention from your parents.

作为独生子女的优势之一是,你能得到父母更多的关注。

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[...] an only child is that you have more attention from your parents.

作为独生子女的优势之一是,你能得到父母更多的关注。

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One of the advantages of being

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One of the advantages of being an only child is that you have more attention from your parents. 作为独生子女的优势之一是,你能得到父母更多的关注。

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Poor diet can cause obesity, and this can have a bad effect on people’s health.
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Poor diet can cause obesity, and this can [对……产生坏影响] people's health.
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have a bad effect on

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Poor diet can cause obesity, and this can have a bad effect on people’s health.

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Flashcard 7033612537100

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The language/expressions of making a generalisation?
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In general, /On the whole

... tend to ...


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People don't eat the right food or get enough exercise, and consequently [because of this; syn as a result] they put on weight.
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People don't eat the right food or get enough exercise[...] [because of this; syn as a result] they put on weight.
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, and consequently

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The language of make comparisons? 3
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Compared to / with..., .... .

In the past... , but nowadays... .

... . In contrast, ... .


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There is an argument [a reason to think] that everyone should have a university education.
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There is an [理由] [a reason to think] that everyone should have a university education.
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argument

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There is an argument [a reason to think] that everyone should have a university education.

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Use Yours faithfully ending if you don't know the name of the person you are writing to. If you know the name, end the letter with Yours sincerely, or Kind regards.
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Use [...] ending if you don't know the name of the person you are writing to.
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Yours faithfully

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Use Yours faithfully ending if you don't know the name of the person you are writing to. If you know the name, end the letter with [...], or [...] .
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Yours sincerely / Kind regards

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'I look forwards to hearing from you.' is often used to close a letter when you expect a reply.
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'[...]' is often used to close a letter when you expect a reply.
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I look forwards to hearing from you.

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use Dear Sir or Madam beginning if you don't know the person's name
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use [...] beginning if you don't know the person's name
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Dear Sir or Madam

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I am pleased to inform you that your application has been successful. [I am happy to say]
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[...] that your application has been successful. [I am happy to say]
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I am pleased to inform you

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I am pleased to inform you that your application has been successful. [I am happy to say]

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You will need to confirm the booking in writing [write to say that the booking is certain].
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You will need to [...] the booking [...] [write to say that the booking is certain].
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confirm the booking in writing

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I enclose a cheque for £100. [I am sending a cheque for £ 100 in the same envelope as this letter.]
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[...]. [I am sending a cheque for £ 100 in the same envelope as this letter.]
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I enclose a cheque for £100

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I enclose a cheque for £100. [I am sending a cheque for £ 100 in the same envelope as this letter.]

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I am writing in response to your advertisement about job opportunities for graduates.
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[a common way to start a letter] [in reply to] your advertisement about job opportunities for graduates.
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I am writing

in response to


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She's a laugh, isn't she?
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She's a [funny person], isn't she?
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laugh

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Sorry it's been ages since I last got in touch, but I just wanted to let you know that I'm coming to Birmingham in two weeks' time – actually just before your birthday.

对不起,我已经很久没有联系你了,但我只想让你知道两周后我要来伯明翰--实际上就在你的生日之前。

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Sorry [...], but I just wanted to [...] that I'm coming to Birmingham [...] [...] just before your birthday.

对不起,我已经很久没有联系你了,但我只想让你知道两周后我要来伯明翰--实际上就在你的生日之前。

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it's been ages since I last got in touch

let you know

in two weeks' time

actually


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Sorry it's been ages since I last got in touch, but I just wanted to let you know that I'm coming to Birmingham in two weeks' time – actually just before your birthday. 对不起,我已经很久没有联系你了,但我只想让你知道,两周后我要来伯明翰--实际上就在你的生日之前。

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We can begin an informal email or letter with Hi Beth, Hello Beth, or Dear Beth.
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We can begin an informal email or letter with [...] Beth, [...] Beth, or [...] Beth.
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Hi

Hello

Dear


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and once again, thanks for last night.
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and [再次] thanks for last night.
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once again,

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say hello to Conrad from me: give / send my regards to Conrad. With family members and very close friends we also say give / send my love to.
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say hello to Conrad from me: [...] / [...] Conrad. With family members and very close friends we also say [...] / [...] .
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give / send my regards to

give / send my love to


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We can end an informal email/letter to a close friend or family member with Love or Lots of love. We also often use Best wishes or All the best when we end a letter or email to a friend.
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We can end an informal email/letter to a close friend or family member with [...] or [...] . We also often use [...] or [...] when we end a letter or email to a friend.
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Love or Lots of love

Best wishes or All the best


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sales rep (sales representative; syn salesperson)
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[abbr.] (sales representative; syn [...] )
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sales rep

salesperson


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sales rep (sales representative; syn salesperson)

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