Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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)
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.
. 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.
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
policy 1. foreign/economic/educational policy 2. a policy on/ toward 3. adopt/carry out/put---into practice/keep implement/change a policy
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
* the German occupation of France *Please state your name, address and occupation. * One of my childhood occupations was collecting stamps.
namely * that is * that is to say
* be known as > notorious as = be known by the name or title * the Holocaust/ massacre/ massive killing
* 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…
*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
* keep a diary/journal/ log/blog *fill…with/jam… with/ cram…with pack…with *incredibly boring= extremely tedious *dizzy: unable to stand steadily
*giggly = giggle a lot = laugh in a silly way / usually nervous or embarrassed
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
p * drag 1. drag …out of >into 2. drag away/along/through 3. drag one’s feet/heels (over doing…)
1. rob somebody of something somebody be robbed of something 2. possessions= belongings 3. to find= only to find = but (shockingly) they find
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.
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
*conflict 1. conflict over the rise in oil prices 2.conflict between the government and the people 3. be in conflict (with sb)
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.
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)
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)
Paragraph 5/6/7 As for me,… = As far as I am concerned, *look forward to ving/N = anticipate
*salvage: save something from a bad condition *salvage only a few of their belongings from the fire *salvage …from the wreck/wreckage
*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
*Things have gotten so bad. * Things have gone too far. * Things are more than we can handle. * hordes of: large groups of people
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
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