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New Words nervous nerve n. He was nervous before the plane trip. It is reported that this disease attacks the central nervous system. casual She is casual about winning the prize. His attitude to his job is rather casual. Such casual dress would not be correct for a formal occasion.
embarrass She asked that question just to embarrass me. You didn't embarrass me in the slightest. Are you trying to embarrass me? embarrassing embarrassed I don't like making speeches in public; it's so embarrassing. She was embarrassed when they asked her age.
element Honesty, industry and kindness are elements of a good life. Water is composed of the elements hydrogen and oxygen. convey This train conveys both passengers and goods. I found it hard to convey my feelings in words.
quality He shows quality of leadership. The quality of service in this restaurant has improved a lot. We should improve the quality of living. amazing It was amazing that he knew nothing about the event. What an amazing painting! Oh, that's amazing!
gesture A speaker often makes gestures with his hands or arms to stress something he is saying. He put his arm round her in a protective gesture. She gestured her disappointment by laying her hand on her forehead.
comprise A team is comprised of eleven players. The Union comprises fifty states. The medical team comprises five doctors and two nurses. contrast The white walls make a contrast with the black carpet. It is interesting to contrast the two writers.
function The function of an adjective is to describe or add to the meaning of a noun. The machine won't function properly if you don't oil it well. visual He has a good visual memory. Near-sightedness is a visual defect.
bound It's bound to rain soon. He's bound to notice your mistake. I felt bound to mention it. opposite Black and white are opposites. Have you seen the house opposite the railway station? I thought she would be small and pretty but she's completely the opposite.
indicate Research indicates that men find it easier to give up smoking than women. He indicated his willingness with a nod of his head. His hesitation indicates unwillingness.
position She carefully positioned the cup on the edge of the shelf. She positioned the chairs round the dining table. The runners got into position on the starting line. The bed used to be in this position. He has a high position in society.
in contrast with/to In contrast with his brothers, Tom is rather short. pick up He picked up the child and put her on his shoulders. She picked up a valuable first edition at a village book sale. The children have picked up the local accent.
according to They divided themselves into three groups according to age. Please arrange the books according to size.
Text Embarrassed, they look away. As they are embarrassed, they …. The boy acts cool, crossing his legs and affecting a casual air …. The boy acts cool, he crosses his legs and affects a casual air ….
When studying a foreign culture then, it makes sense to pay attention to how people use nonverbal cues. While walking along the road, I met with my friend, Jane. If given enough money, I can do it very well.
Considering the influence of nonverbal communication, we never really stop communicating. Seeing nobody at home, I went to the cinema. Being ill, he is absent today.
Homework Finish the exercises on P156 — 158 Preview Fast Reading and Grammar.