advanced adj

paramountreducing co2 emissions is paramount in order to combat climate changes

most important


the production and discharge of something, especially gas or radiation​

of paramount importance

more important than anything else

triflingchoosing a university is no trifling matter for young people



wholly absorbing or engrossing one's attention, supper interesting


absorbing all one's attention or interest


(of colors or surfaces) not bright; cloudy; overcast; boring; (of edge or sound) not sharp; not rapid; sluggish; slow in thinking and understanding; stupid; V.boring


causing fear or dread or terror horrible


charmingly old-fashioned


confusing or puzzling


fairly large


insignificant; worthless

ramp up

increase price, speed or power of something or effort

stem from

arise from, originate from, derive from

clamp down onthe head master desiced to clamp down the use of phones in class

To act strictly to prevent something

lay offdue to the pandemic the company had to lay of 50 employees

to stop employing (a worker), often for a short time because there is not enough work (often passive)

iron out

To resolve by discussion, eliminate differencesto solve a problem

weigh in (on)can I weigh in here?

gave his opinion

get rid of

to throw away, eliminate.

turn out

be discovered / become known

come acrosshe come accros to be serious but actually he is quite funny

to appear (personality)

put up with

to tolerate or accept an unpleasant situation or person without complaining.

ramped up

progressively increased

from/on the news


is on the increase


on time


out of sight

hidden, invisible

into sight


in plain sight


on business


by ten o'clock


English into Spanish


understand of how computers


in exchange for sth


called off


need of/for volunteers


in writing

in the form of a letter or a document

by day/night

During the day and night

by the year 2300


over an hour


surprised at/by sth


hand in

to submit

hand out

to distribute

into sight


out of breath

breathe heavily, winded

on good terms with

have a good relationship with sb

on the contrary our economy will not improve this yr, on the contrary, all the project shows it will get worst

opposite in nature, direction, or meaningmake negative reply

in other words

saying something in another waythe candidate didn't quite meet the necessary requirements in other words he failed

as well as

in addition to



either or


nether nor



without being affected by; in spite of


despite the fact that even thought

such as

for example


except if

in order to

for the purpose of


for that reason


While on the contrary, considering that

off the coast

at a short distance away from the coast

live on

use as a source of money

terrified with fear



(adv) however, even so, despite that

despite, in spite of

even though




for a specific & unique purpose


exceptional quality and characteristics