Vocabulary 3

  1. fortschrittlich
    • progressive
    • (a progressive school)
  2. 1) extravagant
    2) grell, auffällig
    flamboyant
  3. Extravaganz; Grellheit
    flamboyance
  4. sehr blass, fahl
    (used about a Person or their face)
    pallid
  5. Wegwerf-
    (made to be thrown away after being used once for a short time)
    disposable
  6. Einwegrasierer
    disposable razer
  7. Störung
    (sth that disturbs you or your life when you want to be private)
    • an intrusion on / upon / into sth
    • (This was another exemple of press intrusion into the affairs of the royals)
  8. etw wiedergutmachen
    • to atone for sth
    • (to atone for your crimes)
  9. Busse (Sinn wie Busse tun)
    atonement
  10. behaupten, dass...
    • to allege that...
    • (The woman alleged that Williams hat attacked her with a knife)
  11. Behauptung
    allegation
  12. angeblich
    • allegedly
    • (The man was allegedly shot while trying to escape.)
  13. 1) Armbinde
    2) Schwimmflügel
    • armband
    • (The captain of the team wears an armband)
  14. etw anstreben
    to aspire to sth/to do sth
  15. Ambition, Bestreben; Ziel
    aspiration
  16. Annahme, Vermutung
    • assumption
    • (We'll work on the assumption that the guests will be hungry whend they arrive).
  17. Machtübernahme
    assumption of power
  18. Fertigstellung
    • completion
    • (You will be paid on completion of the work).
  19. schwach
    • faint
    • (There is still faint hope that they will find more people alive).
    • (I feel faint - I'd better sit down).
    • (He made a faint protest).
  20. die Allgemeinheit, die Öffentlichkeit
    general public
  21. leichtgläubig (used about a person: believing and trusting people too easily, and therefore easily tricked)
    gullible
  22. Muster
    • pattern
    • (a shirt with a floral pattern on it)
  23. gemustert, mit Muster
    patterned
  24. nicht essbar, ungeniessbar
    inedible
  25. essbar, geniessbar
    edible
  26. schlampig
    • slapdash
    • (He's a bit slapdash about doing his homework on time).
  27. Todfeind(in)
    sworn enemy
  28. sich in ärztliche Behandlung begeben
    to undergo (or get) medical treatment
  29. Verstauchung
    sprain
  30. sich etw verstauchen
    • to sprain sth
    • (To sprain your ankle).
  31. seltsam
    • peculiar
    • (There's a very peculiar smell in here).
  32. typisch für jdn sein
    • to be peculiar to sb/sth
    • (a species of bird peculiar to South East Asia).
  33. leer werden
    • to run sth down
    • (Turn the lights off or you'll run the battery down).
  34. das Hinken (nomen), hinken (verb)
    • (to) limp
    • (To walk with a limp)
  35. wund, verletzt (used about a part of the body)
    • sore
    • (To have a sore throat)
  36. Schmerz
    • soreness
    • (A cream to reduce soreness and swelling)
  37. in sich hineinlachen (to laugh quietly)
    • to chuckle
    • (Bruce chuckled to himself as he read the letter).
  38. Gekicher
    chuckle
  39. jdn mürrisch ansehen
    • to scowl at sb
    • to look at sb with a scowl
  40. gähnen, das Gähnen
    • (to) yawn
    • ("How much longer will it take?" he said with a yawn).
Author
fabiennedimartino
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Card Set
Vocabulary 3
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