Vocabulary 2

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  1. Position; Rang
    • rank
    • (General is one of the highest ranks in the army.)
  2. sich an etw machen (to start doing sth, especially dealing with a problem or task)
    • to set about sth
    • (How would you set about tackling this problem?)
  3. Studie
    • Survey
    • (Surveys have shown that more people are getting into debt.)
  4. Kriegsbeute ; Diebesbeute
    loot
  5. plündern (to steal Things from shops or buildings during a war, a fire etc.)
    to loot
  6. etw abriegeln, absperren
    • to seal sth off
    • (The building was sealed off by the police.)
  7. 1) etw aufrechterhalten;
    2) jdn/etw am Leben erhalten;
    3) to experience sth bad
    to sustain
  8. 1) nachhaltig
    2) haltbar
    sustainable
  9. Straftag
    offence
  10. Bettler(in)
    beggar
  11. Überleben
    • survival
    • (A heart transplant was his only chance of survival)
  12. 1) (Wieder)Erkennung
    2) Anerkennung
    • recognition
    • (When I arrived no sign of recognition showed on her face at all.)
    • (She has received public recognition for her services to charity.)
  13. unpassend
    • incongruous
    • (That huge table looks incongruous in such a small room)
  14. 1) wiersprüchlich
    2) unbeständig
    • inconsistent
    • (The witnesses' accounts of the event are inconsistent.)
  15. Respektlosigkeit
    disrespect
  16. unstillbar, unersättlich
    • insatiable
    • (insatiable desire for knowledge)
  17. wohlhabend, reich
    affluent
  18. Wohlstand, Reichtum
    • affluence
    • (Increased exports have brought new affluence.)
  19. Pause (a period of time between two Events or activities)
    interlude
  20. Pause (a short break separating the different parts of a play, film, concert, etc. )
    interval
  21. Sänger(in)
    vocalist
  22. Besetzung (all the actors in a play, film etc.)
    cast
  23. 1) Dirigent
    2) Schaffner
    3) Leiter (a substance that allows heat or electricity to pass through or along it)
    conductor
  24. Zweitbesetzung
    understudy
  25. 1) Messing
    2) Blechinstrumente
    brass
  26. Schlaginstrument
    percussion
  27. Holzblasinstrument
    woodwind
  28. Brettspiel
    board game
  29. Schach(spiel)
    chess
  30. Dame (Damespiel)
    draughts
  31. Würfel
    • dice
    • (Throw the dice to see who goes first)
  32. um es deutlich zu sagen
    to put it bluntly
  33. Gesamteindruck
    overall impression
  34. hinter der Zeit zurückbleiben
    to be behind the times
  35. 1) Asyl
    2) Irrenanstalt
    • assylum
    • (to seek / apply for / be granted asylum)
  36. Wahlprogramm
    election manifesto
  37. 1) Umfrage
    2) the process of voting in a political election
    • poll
    • (This was voted best drama series in a viewers poll.)
    • (The country will go to the polls (=vote) in June).)
  38. berüchtigt, berühmt
    well known for sth bad
    • notorious (for / as sth)
    • (a notorious drug dealer)
    • (This road is notorious for the number of accidents on it)
  39. jdn unterdrücken
    to oppress sb
  40. Unterdrückung
    • oppression
    • (a struggle against oppression)
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