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 Words You Need to Know

 

 

5th Week

 

Day Two

 

1.      The culprit was caught with his fingers in the cookie jar.

2.      Television sleuths (کارآگاه) are inexorable (تسلیم نشدنی) in their pursuit of lawbreakers.

3.      The confession was signed under duress (اجبار، رفتار تند و خشن), the attorney claimed.

4.      I suspect that my father will admonish (تنبیه کردن) me for coming home late.

5.      Parking in front of a hydrant is a flagrant (آشکار، وقیح، زشت) violation of the city's law.

 

Today's Idiom:

 

The alumni (دانش آموختگان) (alumnus, alumni, alumnae) thought they had a great basketball team, but our varsity (تیم اول دانشگاهی، دانشگاهی) took them down a peg (take the conceit (غرور، خودبینی) out of a braggart (لافزن، رزجخوان، گزافه گو).

 

 

Day One:

 

1.   When the plague was rampant (شایع، فراوان، منتشر شده، حکمفرما) on the island, Dr. Arrowsmith's wife died.

2.      The spies thought their meeting was a clandestine one, but a throng of F.B.I. agents gathered outside the building.

3.      A special management committee was asked to investigate business ethics (آیین، اصول اخلاق).

4.      Orville Wright was criticized for his inane (تهی، پوچ، احمق، فضای نامحدود) desire to fly.

5.      If I can get my parents to concur (موافقت کردن، هم رای بودن، دمساز شدن), I'll join the Peace Corps.

 

Today's Idioms:

 

A quick wit (هوش) and a warm smile were the salesman's stock in trade (requisites of a profession).