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  • Reformulate each sentence so that it includes the word in capitals on the right. You must not change the word in capitals but you may have to add other words to it to retain the original meaning of the sentence.


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  • 1. Look after yourself. CARE


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  • 1. Look after yourself. CARE

  • 1. Take care of yourself.


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  • 2. Be careful of thieves if you go out tonight. WATCH


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  • 2. Be careful of thieves if you go out tonight. WATCH

  • 2. Watch out for thieves if you go out tonight.


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  • 3. I've installed an alarm to stop thieves stealing my car. PROTECT


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  • 3. I've installed an alarm to stop thieves stealing my car. PROTECT

  • 3. I've installed an alarm to protect my car from/against thieves.


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  • 4. You're making a judgement before you've heard the facts. CONCLUSIONS


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  • 4. You're making a judgement before you've heard the facts. CONCLUSIONS

  • 4. You're jumping to conclusions.


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  • 5. I choose very carefully who I discuss my private life with. PARTICULAR


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  • 5. I choose very carefully who I discuss my private life with. PARTICULAR

  • 5. I'm very particular about who I discuss my private life with.


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  • 6. I made sure that I didn't offend them. CAREFUL


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  • 6. I made sure that I didn't offend them. CAREFUL

  • 6. I was careful not to offend them.


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  • 7. I'll look for you at the concert tonight. EYE


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  • 7. I'll look for you at the concert tonight. EYE

  • 7. I'll keep an eye out for you at the concert tonight.


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  • 8. Will you take care of my flat while I'm away? LOOK


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  • 8. Will you take care of my flat while I'm away? LOOK

  • 8. Will you look after my flat while I'm away?


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  • 9. You're lying. TRUTH


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  • 9. You're lying. TRUTH

  • 9. You're not telling the truth.


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  • 10. Can we trust her? TRUSTWORTHY


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  • 10. Can we trust her? TRUSTWORTHY

  • 10. Is she trustworthy?


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  • 11. The witness can be relied on completely. RELIABLE


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  • 11. The witness can be relied on completely. RELIABLE

  • 11. The witness is completely reliable.


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  • 12. To be honest, I couldn't care less. TELL


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  • 12. To be honest, I couldn't care less. TELL

  • 12. To tell you the truth, I couldn't care less.


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  • 13. Why aren't you telling me the truth? LYING


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  • 13. Why aren't you telling me the truth? LYING

  • 13. Why are you lying to me?


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  • 14. They cheated me. RIPPED


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  • 14. They cheated me. RIPPED

  • 14. They ripped me off.


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  • 15. Because I believed his lies, he got a lot of money from me. CONNED


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  • 15. Because I believed his lies, he got a lot of money from me. CONNED

  • 15. He conned me out of a lot of money / He conned me into giving him a lot of money.


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  • 16. She'll be furious when she finds out what's happened. GO


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  • 16. She'll be furious when she finds out what's happened. GO

  • 16. She'll go crazy when she finds out what's happened.


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  • 17. She is angry and bad-tempered today. MOOD


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  • 17. She is angry and bad-tempered today. MOOD

  • 17. She is in a bad mood today.


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  • 18. I don't want to be treated like a fool any more! SICK


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  • 18. I don't want to be treated like a fool any more! SICK

  • 18. I'm sick (and tired) of being treated like a fool.


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  • 19. I don't want people to tell me what to do anymore. ENOUGH


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  • 19. I don't want people to tell me what to do anymore. ENOUGH

  • 19. I've had enough of people telling me what to do.


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  • 20. Having to get up early is irritating. NECK


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  • 20. Having to get up early is irritating. NECK

  • 20. Having to get up early is a pain in the neck.


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  • 21. It annoys me to see so much food being wasted. SICK


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  • 21. It annoys me to see so much food being wasted. SICK

  • 21. It makes me sick to see so much food being wasted.


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  • 22. Do you think that your chances of being promoted are good? OPTIMISTIC


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  • 22. Do you think that your chances of being promoted are good? OPTIMISTIC

  • 22. Are you optimistic about (your chances of) being promoted?


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  • 23. I don't quite understand the meaning of this word. SURE


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  • 23. I don't quite understand the meaning of this word. SURE

  • 23. I'm not quite sure of / about the meaning of this word.


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  • 24. Does she think her chances of getting the job are good? HOPEFUL


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  • 24. Does she think her chances of getting the job are good? HOPEFUL

  • 24. Is she hopeful of getting the job?


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  • 25. I'm not sure what you want me to do. CONFUSED


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  • 25. I'm not sure what you want me to do. CONFUSED

  • 25. I'm confused about what you want me to do.


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  • 26. We can't explain his disappearance. MYSTERY


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  • 26. We can't explain his disappearance. MYSTERY

  • 26. His disappearance is a mystery to us.


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  • 27. She clearly doesn't like me. OBVIOUS


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  • 27. She clearly doesn't like me. OBVIOUS

  • 27. It's obvious that she doesn't like me.


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  • 28. Things have got so bad that I have to borrow money from other people. REDUCED


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  • 28. Things have got so bad that I have to borrow money from other people. REDUCED

  • 28. Things have got so bad that I have been reduced to borrowing money from other people.


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  • 29. He thinks that the accident was his fault RESPONSIBLE


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  • 29. He thinks that the accident was his fault RESPONSIBLE

  • 29. He feels responsible for the accident.


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  • 30. I didn't have the courage to tell him that. DARE


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  • 30. I didn't have the courage to tell him that. DARE

  • 30. I didn't dare tell him that. / I didn't dare to tell him that.


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  • 31. He frightens me. AFRAID


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  • 31. He frightens me. AFRAID

  • 31. I'm afraid of him.


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  • 32. I wouldn't dare say a thing like that. NERVE


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  • 32. I wouldn't dare say a thing like that. NERVE

  • 32. I wouldn't have the nerve to say a thing like that.


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  • 33. I don't mind discussing it with you. WILLING


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  • 33. I don't mind discussing it with you. WILLING

  • 33. I'm willing to discuss it with you.


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  • 34. Did you enjoy yourself last night? TIME


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  • 34. Did you enjoy yourself last night? TIME

  • 34. Did you have a good time last night?


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  • 35. I don't mind working hard on this project. PREPARED


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  • 35. I don't mind working hard on this project. PREPARED

  • 35. I'm prepared to work hard on this project.


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  • 36. I'm very excited about seeing you next week. FORWARD


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  • 36. I'm very excited about seeing you next week. FORWARD

  • 36. I'm looking forward to seeing you next week.


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  • 37. When I was away, I wished that my family were with me. MISSED


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  • 37. When I was away, I wished that my family were with me. MISSED

  • 37. I missed my family when I was away.


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  • 38. We expected her to win, so we were upset when she didn't. DISAPPOINTMENT


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  • 38. We expected her to win, so we were upset when she didn't. DISAPPOINTMENT

  • 38. We expected her to win, so it was a disappointment when she didn't.


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  • 39. Making money interests him more that anything else. INTERESTED


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  • 39. Making money interests him more that anything else. INTERESTED

  • 39. He's more interested in making money than anything else.


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  • 40. I've lost interest in this programme; let's watch something else. BORED


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  • 40. I've lost interest in this programme; let's watch something else. BORED

  • 40. I'm bored with this programme; let's watch something else.


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  • 41. Joe gets bored with things very quickly. BORE


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  • 41. Joe gets bored with things very quickly. BORE

  • 41. Things bore Joe very quickly.


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  • 42. I find grammar exercises extremely boring. STIFF


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  • 42. I find grammar exercises extremely boring. STIFF

  • 42. Grammar exercises bore me stiff.


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  • 43. Beth is angry that she is treated like that. RESENTS


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  • 43. Beth is angry that she is treated like that. RESENTS

  • 43. Beth resents being treated like that.


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  • 44. I don't feel resentful towards him – he deserves his success. BEGRUDGE


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  • 44. I don't feel resentful towards him – he deserves his success. BEGRUDGE

  • 44. I don't begrudge him his success – he deserves it.


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  • 45. I envy my parents' happy relationship. ENVIOUS


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  • 45. I envy my parents' happy relationship. ENVIOUS

  • 45. I'm envious of my parents' happy relationship.


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  • 46. I'm sorry but I'm rather busy at the moment. AFRAID


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  • 46. I'm sorry but I'm rather busy at the moment. AFRAID

  • 46. I'm afraid (that) I'm rather busy at the moment.


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  • 47. George said he was sorry he hadn't told me before. APOLOGISED


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  • 47. George said he was sorry he hadn't told me before. APOLOGISED

  • 47. George apologised for not telling me before.


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  • 48. The offer to go and work in New York was a complete surprise. BLUE


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  • 48. The offer to go and work in New York was a complete surprise. BLUE

  • 48. The offer to work in New York came (completely) out of the blue.


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  • 49. The sudden noise surprised me. JUMP


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  • 49. The sudden noise surprised me. JUMP

  • 49. The sudden noise made me jump.


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  • 50. I was shocked when my friends suddenly decided to leave the country. SHOCK


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  • 50. I was shocked when my friends suddenly decided to leave the country. SHOCK

  • 50. It came as a shock to me / It was a shock to me when my friends suddenly decided to ...


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  • 51. I didn't want a serious conversation. MOOD


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  • 51. I didn't want a serious conversation. MOOD

  • 51. I wasn't in the mood for a serious conversation.


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  • 52. Hannah buys nice clothes. TASTE


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  • 52. Hannah buys nice clothes. TASTE

  • 52. Hannah has got good taste in clothes.


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  • 53. I like her a lot. AFFECTION


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  • 53. I like her a lot. AFFECTION

  • 53. I have a lot of affection for her.


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  • 54. I want to learn as much as I can. KEEN


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  • 54. I want to learn as much as I can. KEEN

  • 54. I'm keen to learn as much as I can.


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  • 55. She has a high opinion of you. HIGHLY


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  • 55. She has a high opinion of you. HIGHLY

  • 55. She thinks highly of you.


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  • 56. I don't think violence is right in any circumstances. APPROVE


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  • 56. I don't think violence is right in any circumstances. APPROVE

  • 56. I don't approve of violence in any circumstances.


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  • 57. I don't think that the film is as good as people say it is. OVERRATED


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  • 57. I don't think that the film is as good as people say it is. OVERRATED

  • 57. I think the film is overrated.


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  • 58. Please behave in my house as you would in your own house. MAKE


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  • 58. Please behave in my house as you would in your own house. MAKE

  • 58. Please make yourself at home.


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  • 59. Why don't you relax for a few days and let me look after the shop? EASY


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  • 59. Why don't you relax for a few days and let me look after the shop? EASY

  • 59. Why don't you take it easy for a few days and let me look after the shop?


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  • 60. If you leave this job, don't assume you'll get another one. COUNT


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  • 60. If you leave this job, don't assume you'll get another one. COUNT

  • 60. If you leave this job, don't count on getting another one.


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  • 61. I'm expecting to be promoted soon. BANKING


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  • 61. I'm expecting to be promoted soon. BANKING

  • 61. I'm banking on being promoted soon.


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  • 62. If I were you, I wouldn't trust the weather to be good. RELY


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  • 62. If I were you, I wouldn't trust the weather to be good. RELY

  • 62. If I were you, I wouldn't rely on the weather being good.


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  • 63. Nobody helped me to build this. OWN


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  • 63. Nobody helped me to build this. OWN

  • 63. I built this on my own.


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  • 64. I don't want anything to stop me from enjoying myself. FREE


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  • 64. I don't want anything to stop me from enjoying myself. FREE

  • 64. I want to be free to enjoy myself.


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  • 65. The original painting and the copy look the same to me. TELL


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  • 65. The original painting and the copy look the same to me. TELL

  • 65. I can't tell the difference between the original painting and the copy.


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  • 66. This record is exactly the same as the last one they made. DIFFERENT


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  • 66. This record is exactly the same as the last one they made. DIFFERENT

  • 66. This record is no different to/from the last one they made.


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  • 67. I prefer playing football to watching it. OPPOSED


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  • 67. I prefer playing football to watching it. OPPOSED

  • 67. I prefer playing football, as opposed to watching it.


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  • 68. Being mean and being careful with money are not quite the same. SUBTLE


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  • 68. Being mean and being careful with money are not quite the same. SUBTLE

  • 68. There is a subtle difference between being mean and being careful with money.


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  • 69. His attitude has been different lately. DIFFERENCE


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  • 69. His attitude has been different lately. DIFFERENCE

  • 69. There has been a difference in his attitude lately.


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  • 70. I have a friendly relationship with my ex-wife. TERMS


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  • 70. I have a friendly relationship with my ex-wife. TERMS

  • 70. I'm on good terms with my ex-wife.


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  • 71. Have you become anybody's friend since you arrived? MADE


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  • 71. Have you become anybody's friend since you arrived? MADE

  • 71. Have you made any friends since you arrived?


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  • 72. I used to be a friend of his. WITH


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  • 72. I used to be a friend of his. WITH

  • 72. I used to be friends with him.


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  • 73. You know I told you I was a millionaire? Well, I was teasing you. LEG


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  • 73. You know I told you I was a millionaire? Well, I was teasing you. LEG

  • 73. You know I told you I was a millionaire? Well, I was pulling your leg.


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  • 74. Her jokes made us laugh very much. FUNNY


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  • 74. Her jokes made us laugh very much. FUNNY

  • 74. Her jokes were very funny.


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  • 75. I don't believe you. He's not really your brother, is he? KIDDING


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  • 75. I don't believe you. He's not really your brother, is he? KIDDING

  • 75. You're kidding. He's not really your brother, is he?


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  • 76. She obviously didn't find your jokes funny. AMUSED


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  • 76. She obviously didn't find your jokes funny. AMUSED

  • 76. She obviously wasn't amused by your jokes.


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  • 77. Don't you understand that it's important to be more careful? IMPORTANCE


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  • 77. Don't you understand that it's important to be more careful? IMPORTANCE

  • 77. Don't you understand the importance of being more careful?


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  • 78. 'Don't forget, it's only my opinion,' he said. STRESSED


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  • 78. 'Don't forget, it's only my opinion,' he said. STRESSED

  • 78. He stressed that it was only his opinion.


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  • 79. I wish you'd accept that this is important. SERIOUSLY


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  • 79. I wish you'd accept that this is important. SERIOUSLY

  • 79. I wish you'd take this seriously.


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  • 80. What did his silence mean? SIGNIFICANCE


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  • 80. What did his silence mean? SIGNIFICANCE

  • 80. What was the significance of his silence?


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  • 81. Football is the most important thing in Jari's life. LIVES


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  • 81. Football is the most important thing in Jari's life. LIVES

  • 81. Jari lives for football.


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  • 82. My opinions on religion are not very strong. STRONGLY


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  • 82. My opinions on religion are not very strong. STRONGLY

  • 82. I don't feel (very) strongly about religion.


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  • 83. You must see a doctor as soon as possible. VITAL


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  • 83. You must see a doctor as soon as possible. VITAL

  • 83. It's vital (that) you see a doctor as soon as possible.


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  • 84. It's time you realised what's important and what isn't. PRIORITIES


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  • 84. It's time you realised what's important and what isn't. PRIORITIES

  • 84. It's time you got your priorities right.


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  • 85. He said the crisis wasn't important. LIGHT


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  • 85. He said the crisis wasn't important. LIGHT

  • 85. He made light of the crisis.


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  • 86. She won't be able to understand something as difficult as that. CAPABLE


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  • 86. She won't be able to understand something as difficult as that. CAPABLE

  • 86. She won't be capable of understanding something as difficult as that.


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  • 87. Chess is not my speciality. GOOD


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  • 87. Chess is not my speciality. GOOD

  • 87. I'm no(t) good at chess.


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  • 88. Because I got good advice, I was able to make the right decision. ENABLED


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  • 88. Because I got good advice, I was able to make the right decision. ENABLED

  • 88. Good advice enabled me to make the right decision.


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  • 89. Leo finds it impossible to make decisions. HOPELESS


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  • 89. Leo finds it impossible to make decisions. HOPELESS

  • 89. Leo is hopeless at making decisions.


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  • 90. I found swimming easy. NATURALLY


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  • 90. I found swimming easy. NATURALLY

  • 90. Swimming came naturally to me.


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  • 91. I'll have to wait before knowing the answer. REMAINS


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  • 91. I'll have to wait before knowing the answer. REMAINS

  • 91. The answer remains to be seen.


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  • 92. What you're doing might be dangerous. POTENTIALLY


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  • 92. What you're doing might be dangerous. POTENTIALLY

  • 92. What you're doing is potentially dangerous.


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  • 93. It's impossible to predict how long it will take to do this. TELLING


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  • 93. It's impossible to predict how long it will take to do this. TELLING

  • 93. There's no telling how long it will take to do this.


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  • 94. I shouldn't think anything will go wrong. ODDS


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  • 94. I shouldn't think anything will go wrong. ODDS

  • 94. The odds are nothing will go wrong.


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  • 95. He'll probably be late; he usually is. LIABLE


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  • 95. He'll probably be late; he usually is. LIABLE

  • 95. He's liable to be late; he usually is.


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  • 96. I don't think I'll see him for some time. ANTICIPATE


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  • 96. I don't think I'll see him for some time. ANTICIPATE

  • 96. I don't anticipate seeing him for some time.


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  • 97. If you put your mind to your work, you'd do better. CONCENTRATED


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  • 97. If you put your mind to your work, you'd do better. CONCENTRATED

  • 97. If you concentrated on your work, you'd do better.


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  • 98. A lot of things keep stopping me from working. WAY


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  • 98. A lot of things keep stopping me from working. WAY

  • 98. A lot of things keep getting in the way of my work.


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  • 99. Stop disturbing me! Can't you see I'm working? ALONE


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  • 99. Stop disturbing me! Can't you see I'm working? ALONE

  • 99. Leave me alone! Can't you see I'm working?


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  • 100. You should think about the price before you buy. CONSIDERATION


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  • 100. You should think about the price before you buy. CONSIDERATION

  • 100. You should take the price into consideration before you buy.


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  • 101. He's not sure whether to go or not. MINDS


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  • 101. He's not sure whether to go or not. MINDS

  • 101. He's in two minds about whether to go or not.


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  • 102. Considering she's only just started, she's doing very well. BEARING


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  • 102. Considering she's only just started, she's doing very well. BEARING

  • 102. Bearing in mind she's only just started, she's doing very well.


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  • 103. Rachel's not sure whether she wants to marry Ross or not. SECOND


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  • 103. Rachel's not sure whether she wants to marry Ross or not. SECOND

  • 103. Rachel's having second thoughts about marrying Ross.


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  • 104. I'm not considering that suggestion. OUT


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  • 104. I'm not considering that suggestion. OUT

  • 104. That suggestion is out. / I've ruled out that suggestion. / That suggestion is out of the question.


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  • 105. I'm planning to sell my car and buy a new one. THINKING


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  • 105. I'm planning to sell my car and buy a new one. THINKING

  • 105. I'm thinking of selling my car and buying a new one.


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  • 106. I'll write your address down in case I need to write to you. NOTE


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  • 106. I'll write your address down in case I need to write to you. NOTE

  • 106. I'll make a note of your address in case I need to write to you.


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  • 107. I've completely forgotten what I was going to say. BLANK


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  • 107. I've completely forgotten what I was going to say. BLANK

  • 107. I've gone blank. / My mind has gone blank.


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  • 108. I can very nearly remember the word. TONGUE


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  • 108. I can very nearly remember the word. TONGUE

  • 108. The word is on the tip of my tongue.


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  • 109. I remember this song from somewhere. BELL


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  • 109. I remember this song from somewhere. BELL

  • 109. This song rings a bell.


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  • 110. I can't remember when or where I've met him. PLACE


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  • 110. I can't remember when or where I've met him. PLACE

  • 110. I can't place him.


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  • 111. He doesn't realise what is going on. OBLIVIOUS


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  • 111. He doesn't realise what is going on. OBLIVIOUS

  • 111. He's oblivious to what's going on.


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  • 112. He didn't understand the sacrifice he was making. AWARE


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  • 112. He didn't understand the sacrifice he was making. AWARE

  • 112. He wasn't aware of the sacrifice he was making.


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  • 113. After a while I realised I'd made a terrible mistake. DAWNED


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  • 113. After a while I realised I'd made a terrible mistake. DAWNED

  • 113. After a while it dawned on me I had made a terrible mistake.


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  • 114. I don't mind changing my plans. OBJECTION


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  • 114. I don't mind changing my plans. OBJECTION

  • 114. I have no objection to changing my plans.


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  • 115. The neighbours were arguing. ROW


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  • 115. The neighbours were arguing. ROW

  • 115. The neighbours were having a row.


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  • 116. Do we agree? AGREEMENT


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  • 116. Do we agree? AGREEMENT

  • 116. Are we in agreement?


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  • 117. I don't like having to do military service. OBJECT


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  • 117. I don't like having to do military service. OBJECT

  • 117. I object to having to do military service.


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  • 118. I don't want to argue with you. ARGUMENT


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  • 118. I don't want to argue with you. ARGUMENT

  • 118. I don't want to have an argument with you.


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  • 119. In the end we reached a solution that suited us both. COMPROMISE


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  • 119. In the end we reached a solution that suited us both. COMPROMISE

  • 119. In the end we reached a compromise / we were able to compromise.


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  • 120. I don't think that the way he treats people is right. DISAGREE


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  • 120. I don't think that the way he treats people is right. DISAGREE

  • 120. I disagree with the way he treats people.


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  • 121. I'll compromise with you. MEET


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  • 121. I'll compromise with you. MEET

  • 121. I'll meet you half-way.


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  • 122. We've agreed to share the cost. COME


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  • 122. We've agreed to share the cost. COME

  • 122. We've come to an agreement to share the cost.


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  • 123. Frank thinks that capital punishment is a good idea. FAVOUR


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  • 123. Frank thinks that capital punishment is a good idea. FAVOUR

  • 123. Frank is in favour of capital punishment.


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  • 124. They have security guards so that people won't try to steal. DISCOURAGE


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  • 124. They have security guards so that people won't try to steal. DISCOURAGE

  • 124. They have security guards to discourage people from trying to steal / from stealing.


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  • 125. They're telling me I must make a decision soon. PRESSURE


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  • 125. They're telling me I must make a decision soon. PRESSURE

  • 125. They're putting pressure on me to make a decision soon.


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  • 126. Mary is always trying to force other people to accept her opinions. IMPOSE


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  • 126. Mary is always trying to force other people to accept her opinions. IMPOSE

  • 126. Mary's always trying to impose her opinions on other people.


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  • 127. He offered us more money to encourage us to do the job quickly. INCENTIVE


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  • 127. He offered us more money to encourage us to do the job quickly. INCENTIVE

  • 127. He offered us more money as an incentive to do the job quickly.


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  • 128. Because of the circumstances, I have to act quickly. FORCED


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  • 128. Because of the circumstances, I have to act quickly. FORCED

  • 128. Because of the circumstances, I'm forced to act quickly.


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  • 129. I went to the doctor's with her so that she wouldn't be alone. MORAL


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  • 129. I went to the doctor's with her so that she wouldn't be alone. MORAL

  • 129. I went to the doctor's with her to give her moral support.


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  • 130. Many people believe that the death penalty deters criminals. DETERRENT


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  • 130. Many people believe that the death penalty deters criminals. DETERRENT

  • 130. Many people believe the death penalty is / acts as a deterrent to / against crime.


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  • 131. I was forced to apologise. CHOICE


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  • 131. I was forced to apologise. CHOICE

  • 131. I had no choice but to apologise.


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  • 132. My favourite ice-hockey team is Kärpät. SUPPORT


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  • 132. My favourite ice-hockey team is Kärpät. SUPPORT

  • 132. I support Kärpät.


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  • 133. Don't listen to him – he doesn't know what he's talking about. NOTICE


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  • 133. Don't listen to him – he doesn't know what he's talking about. NOTICE

  • 133. Don't take any notice / Take no notice of him - he doesn't know what he's talking about.


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  • 134. We all felt sad at the news of her death. AFFECTED


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  • 134. We all felt sad at the news of her death. AFFECTED

  • 134. We were all affected by the news of her death / the news of her death affected us all.


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  • 135. Don't let other people have an effect on you! INFLUENCED


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  • 135. Don't let other people have an effect on you! INFLUENCED

  • 135. Don't be influenced by other people!


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  • 136. Everybody contributed to the team's success. PART


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  • 136. Everybody contributed to the team's success. PART

  • 136. Everybody played a part in the team's success.


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  • 137. His personal problems have an effect on his ability to do his job. AFFECT


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  • 137. His personal problems have an effect on his ability to do his job. AFFECT

  • 137. His personal problems affect his ability to do his job.


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  • 138. I didn't react to his unpleasant comments. IGNORED


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  • 138. I didn't react to his unpleasant comments. IGNORED

  • 138. I ignored his unpleasant comments.


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  • 139. If you have children, you have to change your whole lifestyle. MEANS


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  • 139. If you have children, you have to change your whole lifestyle. MEANS

  • 139. Having children means changing your whole lifestyle. / If you have children, it means changing your whole lifestyle.


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  • 140. This is none of your business. CONCERN


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  • 140. This is none of your business. CONCERN

  • 140. This doesn't concern you.


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  • 141. I didn't get involved in their conversation. KEPT


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  • 141. I didn't get involved in their conversation. KEPT

  • 141. I kept out of their conversation.


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  • 142. She said it was none of my business. NOTHING


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  • 142. She said it was none of my business. NOTHING

  • 142. She said it had nothing to do with me.


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  • 143. I prefer not to get too involved with him. DISTANCE


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  • 143. I prefer not to get too involved with him. DISTANCE

  • 143. I prefer to keep my distance from him.


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  • 144. I didn't participate in the argument. PART


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  • 144. I didn't participate in the argument. PART

  • 144. I didn't take part in the argument.


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  • 145. The decision had nothing to do with me. INVOLVED


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  • 145. The decision had nothing to do with me. INVOLVED

  • 145. I wasn't involved in the decision.


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  • 146. It's no use arguing; I've made up my mind. POINT


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  • 146. It's no use arguing; I've made up my mind. POINT

  • 146. There's no point in arguing; I've made up my mind.


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  • 147. His rudeness left her speechless. LOSS


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  • 147. His rudeness left her speechless. LOSS

  • 147. His rudeness left her at a loss for words.


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  • 148. Advertising always tries to impress people. IMPRESSION


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  • 148. Advertising always tries to impress people. IMPRESSION

  • 148. Advertising always tries to make an impression on people.


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  • 149. I can't remember having been here before. RECOLLECTION


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  • 149. I can't remember having been here before. RECOLLECTION

  • 149. I have no recollection of being here before.


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  • 150. I don't go to the cinema much at all. HARDLY


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  • 150. I don't go to the cinema much at all. HARDLY

  • 150. I hardly ever go to the cinema.


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