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A state of not being able to decide what to do about a situation in which you are involved.
Used to express anger.
To show someone where they should go, or to make someone go where you want them to go.
roll with the punches
to be able to deal well with difficulties or criticism
To walk in a slow and relaxed way, often in no particular direction.
A sudden wish or idea, especially one that cannot be reasonably explained.
To walk from one place to another, often feeling tired or bored.
To give a quick short look.
to not choose someone or something
An amount of money given to a person by an organization, such as a university, to pay for them to study.
A guess that you make or an opinion that you form based on the information that you have.
A connection with a political party or religion, or with a larger organization.
Surprising and sometimes worrying.
To twist or be twisted together, or to be connected so as to be difficult to separate.
Weakness and lack of health or strength.
take something with a pinch of salt
to listen to a story or an explanation with considerable doubt.
Of the skull.
Being one only; single.
The act of obeying an order, rule, or request.
To add proof to an account, statement, idea, etc. with new information.
to make changes to a document, law, agreement etc, especially in order to improve it
To spread or give out something, especially news, information, ideas, etc., to a lot of people.
Next to or touching another, usually similar, thing.
A likely mistake or problem in a situation.
(of roads, rivers, branches, etc.) to divide into two parts.
To confuse and very much surprise someone, so that they are unable to explain or deal with a situation.
a government that controls a country, especially in a strict or unfair way
Describes something very old that is still existing.
To take or try to take hold of something tightly, usually in fear, worry, or pain.
Impossible to understand.
Feeling so satisfied with your own abilities or situation that you feel you do not need to try any harder.
Behaving wrongly in some way, especially by leaving home.
Returning to older and worse conditions, methods, ideas, etc..
Unlucky and unsuccessful, often resulting in death.
Impetuously or recklessly determined to do or achieve something.
a typical feature
To take something, especially something necessary or pleasant, away from someone.
Not completely trusting or certain about something or someone.
(of eyes) small and bright, especially like a bird's eyes.
(of beliefs) so firmly held that they are not likely to change.
Expressing strong opinions very directly without worrying if other people are offended.
the feeling of being extremely annoyed and impatient because things are not happening in the way that you want them to happen
To be extremely good at something.
A particular point in time.
to lay blame to, attribute, ascribe or credit
the people in your family who lived in the past, especially when you come from a rich or important family
The disagreement that results from opposing arguments.
Different from what is typical or usual, especially in an unacceptable way.
To cause someone a disadvantage.
To cause something that is thin to break suddenly and quickly with a cracking sound.
To stagger, lurch, or sway, as from drunkenness.
To rise very quickly to a high level.
A larger number of events than usual, especially unpleasant ones, happening at about the same time.
An activity or situation does not have a planned ending, so it may develop in several ways.
strong action that someone in authority takes to stop a particular activity
A bull market or a bull run refers to a stock market characterized by a sustained rise in share prices.
To experience something, usually something unpleasant, as a result of actions you have taken.
the ability to understand and judge people and situations well
A level of quality that can be used as a standard when comparing other things.
to walk or step on something
To spoil something, especially food or blood, by adding a harmful substance, or to spoil people's opinion of someone.
(of a problem or difficulty) complicated and difficult to solve.
An example of dishonest and illegal behaviour, especially by a person in authority.
to find something bad or illegal and get rid of it
Difficult to describe, find, achieve, or remember.
very full, especially with things that are pleasant or enjoyable
A very large number of something.
Making you feel slightly frightened or worried about your ability to achieve something.
To provide, and sometimes serve, food.
To consider or judge something in a particular way.
A short journey usually made for pleasure, often by a group of people.
organic food or drink is produced without using artificial chemicals
The outer edge of an area of land or the border around it.
To stay in one place in the air, usually by moving the wings quickly.
Something that happens or is made or done only once.
Disagreements or fighting between different groups of people.
to check someone's character or reputation to find out if they are suitable for a particular job
to look for someone or something, for example by searching through a large amount of information
A small stick or hook that sticks out from a surface and from which objects, especially clothes, can hang.
The process of getting something.
Pleasant and kind.
To fight, especially in order to win something.
To become larger and rounder than usual; to (cause to) increase in size or amount.
To share the same feelings as someone else, or to behave in the same way as someone else.
To charge less than a competitor.
the beginning of something, especially something bad
A job or position that is very suitable for someone, especially one that they like.
the power to make someone do what you want
The same as or equal to someone or something.
Necessary or needed for a particular purpose.
A particular level or group of people within an organization such as an army or company.
Having a lot of experience of doing something and therefore knowing how to do it well.
to move back from a high point or level
In a correct and suitable amount compared to something else.
A person who pays rent for the use of land or a building.
Describes material that is able to stretch and be returned to its original shape or size.
Based on chance rather than being planned or based on reason.
Difficult or needing a lot of thought or effort.
To use something or someone instead of another thing or person.