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be out of touch
not be in communication with sb
get in touch
make contact with sb
be in touch
be in communication with sb
lose touch
to stop communicating with someone, usually because they do not live near you now
touch base
to talk to someone for a short time to find out how they are or what they think about something
neurosis
A mental illness which makes you feel anxious.
distraction
something that makes you stop giving your attention to something else
deteriorate
get gradually worse
isolated
not connected with others, far away
superficial
adjective: to be shallow, concerned with only the obvious, not deep or probing.
require
to need or demand something
multifaceted
having many different ​parts
whereas
compared with the fact that
target
To make a target of.
alter
to change (usually slightly)
deceive
to make someone believe something that is not true
look up to someone
have a lot of respect for
take after someone
resemble a family member
make up
forgive each other
fall out
to argue with someone and stop being friendly with them
split up
end a relationship
show off
to try to make people admire your abilities or achievements in a way which other people find annoying
bring sb up
to look after a child and teach them until they are old enough to look after themselves
sophisticated
able to do complicated things
superficial
never think/talk about things that are serious or important
survey
an examination of people's opinions or behaviour made by asking people questions
density
the number of people or things in a place when compared with the size of the place
hook up
meet/get together
shrivel
shrink and wither
hooked
enjoying something so much that you are unable to stop having it, watching it, doing it, etc.
fanatical
extremely enthusiastic about something
appropriate
suitable or right for a particular situation or occasion
ownership
the right of owning something
countless
very many
trend
a general development or change in a situation
genuine
real and exactly what it appears to be
density
the number of people or things in a place when compared with the size of the place
indeed
used to emphasize that something is true or that you agree with it
peer
a person of the same age, status, or ability as another specified person.
extend
make bigger
instrument
an object that is used for playing music, for example a piano or drum
suspect
to think that something is probably true, or is likely to happen
though
but
occasionally
sometimes but not often
embarrassed
feel ashamed or shy
chore
an unpleasant or boring task
go on
to continue
wear out
make someone extremely tired
clear up
tidy
pick up
collect something or someone
do up
repair or decorate a building
get on
to have a good relationship
reveal
to allow something to be seen that was previously hidden
poll
to ask a person for their opinion as part of a general study of what people think about a subject
conduct
to organize or do something
keep hold
to keep something
panic
to suddenly feel so worried or frightened that you cannot think or behave calmly, or to make someone feel this way
threaten
to say that you will cause trouble, hurt somebody, etc. if you do not get what you want
quarrel
to have an argument with someone
fall out
to argue with someone and stop being friendly with them
split up
end a relationship
make up
to become friendly with someone again after you have argued with them
hardly
almost not, or only a very small amount
do sth by the skin of your teeth
to only just succeed in doing something
go out
to have a romantic relationship with someone
grow up
to become older or an adult
show off
to try to make people admire your abilities or achievements in a way which other people find annoying
bring up
to look after a child and teach them until they are old enough to look after themselves
fabric of society
the structure of society; the parts of society that hold it together and make it what it is
among
in the middle of or surrounded by other things; happening as part of a group of people or things
addiction
an inability to stop doing or using something, especially something harmful
sociologist
someone who studies or is an expert in relationships between people living in groups, especially in industrial societies
leaflet
a piece of paper that gives you information or advertises something