pattern

Headway - Upper Intermediate - Unit 10

review-disable

Review

flashcard-disable

Flashcard

spelling-disable

Spelling

quiz-disable

Quiz

Start Learning
Headway - Upper Intermediate
metaphor
[noun]
a figure of speech that compares two unrelated things to highlight their similarities and convey a deeper meaning
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
idiom
[noun]
a manner of speaking or writing that is characteristic of a particular person, group, or era, and that involves the use of particular words, phrases, or expressions in a distinctive way
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
intelligence
[noun]
the ability to correctly utilize thought and reason, learn from experience, or to successfully adapt to the environment
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
emotion
[noun]
a strong feeling such as love, anger, etc.
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
manual
[adjective]
requiring or involving personal effort, especially physical effort, as opposed to being automatic or effortless
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
skill
[noun]
an ability to do something well, especially after training
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to lend / give sb a (helping) hand
[phrase]
to give a person help or assistance in doing something
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to head
[verb]
to move toward a particular direction
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
big-headed
[adjective]
having or displaying the belief that one is superior in intellect, importance, skills, etc.
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to shake hands
[phrase]
to take hold of someone else's hand with one's own and then move them up and down as a gesture of greeting, congratulations, or agreement
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to have a good / ) head for sth
[phrase]
to naturally excel at doing something
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to have one's hands full
[phrase]
to have a lot of work that needs to be dealt with
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
heart of gold
[phrase]
a generous and kind personality
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
heart-to-heart
[adjective]
describing a conversation or discussion that is honest, open, and sincere, typically between close friends or family members
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to go to one's head
[phrase]
(of praise, success, etc.) to make one feel too proud of oneself and degrade others
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
on one's last legs
[phrase]
in a very poor condition or near the end of their lifespan or usefulness
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
sharp tongue
[noun]
one's tendency to speak to people in a very critical manner
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to get used to
[phrase]
to become accustomed or familiar with something, especially something that was previously unfamiliar or uncomfortable
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
kind
[adjective]
friendly and nice to others; caring about other people's feelings
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
generous
[adjective]
showing a willingness or willing to freely give money, spend time, etc. with others
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to accept
[verb]
to say yes to what is asked of you or offered to you
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to joke
[verb]
to say something funny or behave in a way that makes people laugh
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to face the fact
[phrase]
to acknowledge and accept the reality of a situation, even if it is difficult or unpleasant
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to pull one's leg
[phrase]
to joke with someone in a friendly manner by trying to make them believe something that is not true
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to find one's feet
[phrase]
to gain the confidence, familiarity, and skills needed to perform well in a situation that is new to one
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to put on a brave face / front
[phrase]
to behave in a way that hides one's unhappiness, worries, or problems
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to trade
[verb]
to exchange one thing for another through a mutual agreement
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to carve
[verb]
to create or produce something by cutting or shaping a material, such as a sculpture or design
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to tend
[verb]
to be likely to develop or occur in a certain way because that is the usual pattern
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to raid
[verb]
to enter a place and remove or take away a large number of things quickly and illegally, often as part of a criminal enterprise or activity
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to worship
[verb]
to respect and honor God or a deity, especially by performing rituals
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to extort
[verb]
to twist or manipulate someone's words or actions in a dishonest or unfair way
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to settle
[verb]
to come to rest or take a comfortable position
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to mount
[verb]
to get onto and assume control of an animal, such as a horse
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
to explore
[verb]
to visit places one has never seen before
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
Viking
[noun]
a member of a seafaring group from the late eighth to early eleventh century who originated in the Scandinavian regions of Europe, and who conducted raids, trades, and colonized wide areas of Europe
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
one's heart is not in sth
[sentence]
used to say that a person is not enthusiastic or passionate about a particular task, project, or activity, and is therefore not fully engaged or motivated to do it well
leitner
wordlist
dictionary link
LanGeek
Download LanGeek app