Vocabulary 1

  1. Ausweichen
    evasion
  2. ausweichend (Adjektiv)
    • evasive
    • (Anne gave an evasive answer)
  3. Beherrschung
    • restraint
    • (It took a lot of restraint on my part not to hit him)
  4. Selbstbeherrschung
    self-restraint
  5. eine Beschneidung/Einschränkung von etw.
    • a restraint on sb/sth
    • (Are there any restraints on what the newspapers are allowed to publish?)
  6. beherrscht
    • restrained
    • (She was restrained, despite the Anger that welled up inside her)
  7. jdn davon abhalten etw zu tun
    • to restrain sb/sth from sth/doing sth
    • (I had to restrain myself from saying something rude.)
  8. etw missverstehen
    • to misinterpret sth (as sth)
    • (His comments were misinterpreted as a criticism of the project.)
  9. Störung/Ablenkung
    distraction
  10. jdn in den Wahnsinn treiben
    • to drive sb to distraction
    • (The noise of the traffic outside at night is driving me to distraction.)
  11. verzweifelt/ausser sich
    distraught (adj.)
  12. verwirrt/zerstreut
    distracted
  13. jdn (von etw) ablenken
    to distract sb (from sth)
  14. Ruck; (a sudden sharp movement)
    jerk
  15. etw bewerten (o. einschätzen)
    • to evaluate
    • (We evaluated the situation very carefully before we made our decision.)
  16. "Problem ; Haken" (a small difficulty or disadvantage that is often unexpected or hidden)
    • snag
    • (His offer is very generous - are you sure there isn't a snag?)
  17. unter keiner Bedingung / auf keinen Fall
    under no circumstances
  18. Meinungsverschiedenheit
    difference of opinion
  19. ein Versprecher
    a slip of the tongue
  20. sich versprechen (etw ungewollt preisgeben)
    to make a slip of the tongue
  21. Kosewort
    term of endearment
  22. ein Körnchen/Fünkchen Wahrheit
    a grain of truth
  23. keinesfalls / unter keinen Umständen / auf keinen Fall
    on no account
  24. nie(mals)
    at no time
  25. in keinster Weise
    in no way
  26. geschehen / sich ereignen ; vorkommen
    • to occur
    • (The accident occured late last night.)
    • (The virus occurs more frequently in children.)
  27. jdm einfallen (to come into sb's mind)
    to occur to sb
  28. einschränkend (limiting; preventing people from doing what they want)
    restrictive
  29. Unglück / Missgeschick
    adversity
  30. ungünstig
    adverse
  31. Engagement ; Verpflichtung
    • commitment
    • (I admire Gary's commitment to protecting the Environment.)
    • (When I make a commitment I always stick to it!)
  32. eine schwere Zeit durchmachen
    to go through a bad patch
  33. tatkräftig, dynamisch (trying hard to get what you want, in a way that seems rude.)
    pushy
  34. teilnahmslos
    apathetic
  35. Teilnahmslosigkeit
    apathy
  36. treu (loving sb/sth very much; completely loyal to sb/sth)
    devoted (adj.) to sb/sth
  37. Verehrer(in)
    devotee
  38. Treue, Ergebenheit; Hingabe ; Liebe ; Frömmigkeit
    devotion
  39. jdn demütigen
    to humiliate sb
  40. jdn für etw ausschimpfen
    to scold sb for sth / for doing sth
Author
fabiennedimartino
ID
318606
Card Set
Vocabulary 1
Description
English
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