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Advanced/Proficiency Vocab

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  • What word collocates with the word 'maternity' to mean time off work?
    Leave
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  • What's a more formal way of saying 'need'?
    Require
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  • How can you say children in a more colloquial way?
    kids
  •  10
  • What idiom can you use to say that the wife is more dominant in a marriage?
    She wears the trousers
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  • What phrasal verb is a less formal way of saying 'omit'?
    leave out
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  • Whats a synonym for 'recently'
    lately
  •  15
  • Explain the metaphor 'she has a heart of stone'
    she has no feelings, or is unsympathetic
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  • Whats a more informal way of saying ' I recall'
    I remember
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  • Whats a formal way of saying 'to make sure'?
    to ensure
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  • whats the phrasal verb to say 'postpone'?
    put off
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  • What phrasal verb can you use to say that you have a similar personality to someone else?
    Take after
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  • What word beginning with the letter 't' has the same meaning as boring?
    tedious
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  • What idiom with 'mind' can you use to mean , you can't decide about something?
    I can't make up my mind OR I'm in 2 minds
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  • What phrasal verb means to become an adult?
    grow up
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  • Whats an american word for 'stupid'?
    Dumb
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  • Can you tell me a formal expression for 'because of'?
    Due to, owing to
  •  10
  • What does this metaphor mean? 'When I asked my dad for money he exploded'
    got angry
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  • What does this metaphor mean? 'When I asked my dad for money he exploded'
    got angry
  •  10
  • What does the idiom ' to go with your gut feeling ' mean?
    To use your instincts
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  • Whats a more informal way of saying , ' to adhere to a rule.'?
    Follow a rule
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  • What does the British slang word 'quid' mean?
    pound
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  • What is the noun from 'bored'?
    Boredom
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  • What is the verb from 'strong'?
    Strengthen
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  • Name 2 words with the suffix '-proof'
    Waterproof, bulletproof, idiotproof, fireproof
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  • Name 3 words that have the suffix '-ship'
    Friendship, relationship, sponsorship, hardship, membership
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