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I cannot say how that will .... ..... (happen)

come about

Jackson's attempt to break the record didn't .... ... (succeed)

come off

So finally, the truth ..... ... (get discovered)

comes out

Did anything important .... .. at the meeting? (get mentioned)

come up

The Kyoto Protocol has .... .. ... heavy criticism and will continue to do so. (received)

come in for

I have the ........ view and think that advertisements for young children on TV should be banned. OPPOSE


opposing

Our house is ......... a supermarket and the road outside is really busy. OPPOSE

opposite

We're having to ........ by on one wage packet while Michael tries to get his business off the ground. (to live on very little money)

scrape

I feel ......... optimistic about passing the exam. MODERATE

moderately

She's a leading economist who ........ a name for herself as a dealer in the city. (faire un nom)

made

Abby, I'm asking all Residents to keep a ..... of time spent on paper charting. (compte)

tally

We have until tomorrow to ....... him, captain. (inculper)

arraign

So this is a .....- where you launder money. (couverture)

front

All the interviews, all the screaming girls... all the .......gone. (cirque)

hoopla

You said to ..... .. the squad. (gather)

round up

The police there ..... .. gang members. (arrest)

round up

We'll have to .... ...... or toss a coin. (tirer à la courte-paille)

draw straws

I'm afraid he's gonna do something .... (irréfléchi)

rash

- Time to ...... a single mistake. (racheter)

redeem

Not quite, I am Hercule Poirot, the famous Belgian ...... (fin limier, détective)

sleuth

He got the job by a ..... (un coup de bol)

fluke

You and Arnett were ........ on the same train. (habitués)

regulars

They are designed to ...... a rocket or a guided missile. (propulser)

propel

I got this dress at a ...... ..... for $1. (as charity store)

thrift store

Jackie Treehorn wants to see the ........ Lebowski. (bon à rien)

deadbeat

- I'm very proud of it and I want to ...... what I've got. (s'afficher)

flaunt

Can we drink the surprise first and then .... the coconut? (break/smash)

bust

But when we .... him, the money isn't on him. (arrest)

bust

The toilet doesn't ..... properly. (évacuer)

flush

Since Monday, she'd been acting anxious and ...... (super tendue)

uptight

I haven't had a ...... since I was 18. (Acné)

pimple

Quiet, discreet, ..........., and yet always keeping a watchful eye on us. (not noticeable)

unobtrusive

The Council of Ministers is often ........... by its absence. (noticeable)

conspicuous

Tell him I burnt my ..... .... (ordre d'incorporation)

draft card

These meals are free of charge or might merely cost a ..... price. (symbolique)

token

It's someone who works ...... for money. (uniquement)

merely

What I heard was utterly .........


(grotesque)

ludicrous

Only a mutant would .... . ..... like this. (faire in coup pareil)

pull a stunt

He made ........ in a candy factory. (réglisse)

licorice

Every single tea is a real ..... (plaisir, douceur)

treat

I felt my heart ..... after running a little. (battre)

pound

And then he said something that gives me .......... (chair de poule)

goosebumps

There's still around 30,000 bodies trapped under the ...... (décombres)

rubble

- Oh, I just .... ....... it. (feuilleter)

leaf through

You can .... through the pictures on your phone with your index finger. (défiler)

flip

Everybody .... ..., Everybody calm down. (relax)

cool out

I just gave him a little ..... (un coup de pouce)

nudge

They fired a ...... of shots into his car before leaving. (rafale)

volley

Maybe I shouldn't .... .. but I think you're making a mistake. (m'immiscer)

butt in