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Describing things: urban life


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address
the ​number of the ​house, ​name of the ​road, and ​name of the ​town where a ​person ​lives or ​works, and where ​letters can be ​sent
advantage
a ​condition giving a ​greater ​chance of ​success
area
a ​particular ​part of a ​place, ​piece of ​land, or ​country
beg
ask for food or money
built-up
with a lot of buildings
city
a large town
convenient
located near to things you need (SYN handy)
depressing
making you feel sad and without hope
disadvantage
a situation or thing that is not good or causes problems (SYN drawback)
district
a part of a town or country, often with special qualities
filthy
very dirty
graffiti
pictures or writing on a wall in a public place (often humorous or political)
growth
an increase in size or number
handy
located near to things you need (SYN convenient)
ideal
perfect; the best possible
inner city
the part of a large city which is near the centre and often poor
litter
paper and rubbish that is dropped and left on the ground in a public place
lively
full of interest, and with things to do
local
located in the area where you live
multi-storey car park
a large car park with several floors
part
some but not all of a thing
pavement
the part of the road where people walk
pity
a fact or situation that makes you feel disappointed (SYN shame)
region
is part of a country or the world
rush
move or do sth quickly (SYN hurry)
shame
a fact or situation that makes you feel disappointed (SYN pity)
space
a place or area that is empty and not used
suburb
an area outside the center of a town, where a lot of people live
subway
a tunnel that goes under a road or railway so people can walk to the other side
surrounded by sth
when some things are situated around other thing
whistle
make a musical sound whith your lips nearly closed
wonder
ask yourself questions about sth
drawback
a situation or thing that is not good or causes problems (SYN disadvantage)