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Adopt 1. adopt a policy/strategy/ attitude/an approach 2. adopt a child  foster a child *adoptive parents  foster parents *The couple wanted to adopt.

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1 adopt 1. adopt a policy/strategy/ attitude/an approach 2. adopt a child  foster a child *adoptive parents  foster parents *The couple wanted to adopt the black child they had fostered for years. 3. adopt/adapt (to N)

2 adapt/ adopt/adjust 1. The book will be _____ for a movie. 2. You will soon _____ it (get used to). 3. Let me _____ the volume of the TV. 4. You must _____ a different approach to conducting the experiment.

3 . The book will be adapted for a movie. 2. You will soon adapt/adjust to it (get used to). 3. Let me adjust the volume of the TV. 4. You must adopt a different approach to conducting the experiment.

4 race= ethnic group racial 1. a person of mixed race 2. people of all races 3. racial discrimination/prejudice 4. racist violence/attack/remarks 5.fight against racism/ a victim of racism

5 policy 1. foreign/economic/educational policy 2. a policy on/ toward 3. adopt/carry out/put---into practice/keep implement/change a policy

6 occupy/occupation 1. occupy (take up) time/room 2. occupy somebody with (doing) sth. be occupied with= be busy with 3. be under occupation= be controlled by a foreign army

7 * the German occupation of France *Please state your name, address and occupation. * One of my childhood occupations was collecting stamps.

8 namely * that is * that is to say

9 * be known as  > notorious as = be known by the name or title * the Holocaust/ massacre/ massive killing

10 * be occupied by= be taken over by = be under occupation by *make sb V…= sb be made to do * be made/forced/compelled/pressed to V…

11 *round people up: police or soldiers find people and send them to prison * gas (v.) to poison or kill someone with gas * live in hiding * go into hiding/ be in hiding

12 * keep a diary/journal/ log/blog *fill…with/jam… with/ cram…with pack…with *incredibly boring= extremely tedious *dizzy: unable to stand steadily

13 *giggly = giggle a lot = laugh in a silly way / usually nervous or embarrassed

14 1. grin from ear to ear (showing teeth) 2. beam with delight (very happy) 3. smirk at…/about (mean, unfriendly, critical) 4. giggle (silly, nervous) 5. roar(low loud) /howl(long loud) / shriek(high loud) with laughter

15 p * drag 1. drag …out of  >into 2. drag away/along/through 3. drag one’s feet/heels (over doing…)

16 1. rob somebody of something somebody be robbed of something 2. possessions= belongings 3. to find= only to find = but (shockingly) they find

17 1. find their houses sealed and their families gone 2.sealed: houses are locked up, not allowing anyone to enter 3. The end is nowhere in sight/ to be seen. Nowhere is the end in sight/to be seen.

18 As a man sows, so he shall reap. *sow 1. sow seeds 2. sow the field/the land with evergreen trees 3. the laws sow the seeds of future conflict 4. sow doubt/confusion among people

19 *conflict 1. conflict over the rise in oil prices 2.conflict between the government and the people 3. be in conflict (with sb)

20 1. Students and teachers often have conflicting opinion s/ views on priority and responsibility. 2. The constructor and the residents have conflicting interests as to what is good for their city.

21 conflict/clash/contradict 1. Apparently, new evidence _____ with the previous findings. (ideas/beliefs) 2. Demonstrators _____ with the police again. (fight/argue) 3. The witness statements _____ with each other so the truth remains unclear.(what is said)

22 1. Apparently, new evidence _conflict_ with the previous findings. (ideas/beliefs) 2. Demonstrators _clashed_ with the police again. (fight/argue) 3. The witness statements _contradict_ with each other so the truth remains unclear.(what is said)

23 Paragraph 5/6/7 As for me,… = As far as I am concerned, *look forward to ving/N = anticipate

24 *salvage: save something from a bad condition *salvage only a few of their belongings from the fire *salvage …from the wreck/wreckage

25 *wooden clogs: wooden shoes with a leather only covering the front of the feet *gnaw on: chew on/ keep biting … * hunger pangs: pains in the abdominal region due to hunger or fasting

26 *Things have gotten so bad. * Things have gone too far. * Things are more than we can handle. * hordes of: large groups of people

27 A horde/hordes of people * a flock of / flocks of people * a crowd of/ crowds of people * a bunch of people * a pack of people * a swarm of people * a mob/a mass of people

28 A and B alike = both A and B (emphasize both the people) 1. rich and poor alike 2. boys and girls alike 3. teachers and students alike 4. young and old alike 5. big and small alike


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