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happyboy1992
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New vocabulary

Bài gửi by happyboy1992 on 25/4/2009, 12:19 pm

confined
only allowed to be in a certain area

exodus
movement of lots of people from one place to another

demolished
deliberately destroyed

rebels
people (usually armed) who are opposed to the political systems of their country

artillery fire
very large guns

fleeing
escaping from a dangerous situation

flights
occurrence of lots of people escaping

rebel-held zone
area of land which is controlled by rebels (see above)

worn out
exhausted/extremely tired

evacuate
the action of officially moving people from danger to a safe place


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Bài gửi by conan on 25/4/2009, 12:26 pm

tremors
slight earthquakes


pale into insignificance
seem completely unimportant

epicentre
the point on the Earth's surface directly above an earthquake

magnitude
the (large) scale, size or, as in this case, force of something

the Richter scale
a commonly used system that measures the strength of an earthquake

vibrating
quick shaking

and stuff
(informal) and the like/and so on

chimney
a hollow structure that allows the smoke from a fire used to heat a house to escape outside

collapsed
that fell down suddenly because of the strength of the earthquake

injury
wound, trauma

pelvis
(anatomical) the bowl-shaped bone structure below the waist at the top of the legs to which the leg bones and spine are joined

occurred
happened, took place

rumble
here, earthquake (the word refers to the continuous low sound you can hear during an earthquake)

structural damage
harm done to buildings, roads, bridges etc.

go unnoticed
people don't notice them

natural disasters
events caused by nature, which result in great harm, damage or death (e.g. earthquakes, tsunami waves, floods etc.)


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Re: New vocabulary

Bài gửi by conan on 25/4/2009, 12:31 pm


  • ever so beloved
    very popular
  • the silver screen

    the cinema
  • legendary
    very famous
  • bride-to-be

    woman who is going to get married
  • give her away
    the formal act in a wedding
    ceremony when the bride is presented to the groom, traditionally by her
    father, is known as 'giving away'
  • has grossed

    has taken an amount of money before tax and other expenses
  • chart-topper

    song which reached the top of the music charts
  • topped the charts

    reached the number one position in the music charts
  • A-list cast

    the actors in the film are from the top group of respected performers
  • shot

    filmed
  • is a must

    is something that should not be missed


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