All the workers in our firm get a Christmas … of one salary.
Many people save money to … for their old age.
Many people who go to see their bank manager have a … problem.
3) cash flow
After missing an easy shot, the player threw her … angrily on the ground.
He spends hours in his … every evening developing rolls of film.
Place your foot in the … and swing your other leg over the horse’s back.
Because of the fear of heights and the swinging motions of the seats, Linda has never been persuaded to get on a … .
3) big wheel
My grandmother is a fanatic about her favorite …; she laughs and cries with the actors as though they were real people.
3) soap opera
Be sure you drain the spinach in the … before you spread it over the sheets of pastry.
Despite the many … distractions she had to overcome, she achieved the success she deserved.
The total … of nuclear weapons would hopefully give the world something to celebrate.
The … of hard work bringing positive results is perhaps out of favor now in the modern world.
Overconfidence due to overnight success can take us quickly down that … road to failure.
Company headquartes are situated … in the heart of the city.
He … more and more experience until he finally reached the top of his profession.
The preparation for the Olympic Games are on … according to the committee in charge.
Following years of intense training, the accomplished athlete … the medal triumphantly.
4) carried off
Having worked his fingers to the … for many years, he eventually saw the fruit of his hard work at the age of fifty.
Once she had achieved the success she desired, she decided that it was time to … it easy for a while.
There was a wonderful ski … way up in the mountains, suitable for the whole family.
The lucky survivors of the freak storm related their … tale to the eager journalists.
The heat of summer sun had caused the area to catch fire, leaving behind only … smoldering tree trunks.
She was … an array of questions during the interview.
4) put through
The boss was … with the new employee over his qualifications and ability to perform his job well.
3) at odds
Things will get better in the long … .
The seminar … five hours.
Yoga helps to … stress.
You are … to follow the guidelines.
His methods have … effects on the patient.
There was a dramatic … of policy which nobody had predicted.
The company’s plans to build a new factory in the area … a very strong reaction from the public.
The plans for the new shelter were abandoned because a … location could not be found.
He is known to … challenges at work with unique professionalism.
Maria’s boss told her that personal items such as photographs should be … out of sight.
There has been a dramatic … in the attitude towards borrowings from banks.
The witness said that he heard two shots being … before seeing two men running down the street.
Ted went to the police and hanged in the money he found in the street; honest people like him are a … nowadays.
The board held a meeting to discuss the future … of the organization.
Vegetable fats, … not as harmful as animal fats, can nevertheless result in gaining weight.
If you take regular exercise, your body … more effectively.
It was a… squabble and they didn't make up for weeks.
Take a penknife with you - it might… in handy.
Everything is going well and business is … .
I found her attitude quite … I really can't understand why she's so angry.
Making personal phone calls during office hours is … upon where I work.
Peter was too … to dare to stand up and speak in front of all those people.
Sally has been feeling rather down in the … recently. How can we cheer her up?
Don't believe John - there's not a … of truth in what he says!
He was knocked out in the fight and they had to threw water on him to bring him … .
The environmental … group Greenpeace has done a lot to change government policies.
The young offender was obliged to report to his probation ... on a weekly basis.
Deborah won the match against all… .
Getting teenagers to assist old people can help to … the generation gap.
In court, the accused … guilty to all the charges.
The government has decided to cut … on funding for education.
Discussions on the issue of expansion of the company have been in ... since the outbreak of disease in the area.
Viewers were at the incredible sight of the lunar landscape, unable to take their eyes off the… screen until the very end of the broadcast.
The culprit had been under their noses all along and so the investigators were criticised heavily for making unnecessary… .
The authorities were ... that the public should not find out about the high level research being carried out at the institute.
Should any letters arrive while I'm away during the summer could you please …to me, as I'm trying to sort out a job for September.
1) send them on
They certainly … the mould when they brought out their latest model; it's totally different from anything else they've ever produced!
… the light of recent findings, the government has decided to invest further funds in the research project.
It's an accepted fact that in the modern world certain companies try to… their nearest competitors.
We are lucky to be witness to this era of ever - increasing … change.
Working mothers throughout the company were delighted with the introduction of …, as it made it easier to manage collecting children from school at different times on different days.
Any job that involves doing the same thing day in day out must be pretty… .
Keith's … income looks impressive, but once tax and social security contributions are deducted, it's not so much.
Having lost her mother at an early age, Mary felt she had become a mere… , having to do absolutely everything for her five brothers and sisters.
I could never quite ... what her position in the firm was until we met at a reception and got chatting.
3) work out
They were on the … of folding the company when an investor saved the day with a large, financial contribution.
Travelling abroad for a year gave Jane a completely new… on life.
Some children had drawn a moustache on the woman in the photo as a… .
Many people ... having to pay so much VAT or what they buy.
The written text of the advert was so small and blurred that I couldn't ... it.
It's a simple … restaurant, so there's no need to dress up.
It's a really muddy path, so we'd better wear … .
Bill ... his fists, trying to contain his anger.
Spending so much money on a dress you only wear once is just money down the ..., in my opinion.
I don't believe you really met Jack Nicholson; you're … me on!
Sue felt her boss was always picking ... her and blaming her unfairly.
The company is going to hire a famous actress to … their new range of beauty products.
Kelly went on a shopping … and spent half her salary on clothes.
We all hope that the boss is going to ... the bill for the staff party.
Mr. Nesbitt … a lot of weight with the owner of the store, so he's the one you should try to persuade.
The situation is a critical one and calls …clear thinking and careful planning.
All these colleges together … the university of Cambridge.
2) make up
Great emphasis is…at Oxford and Cambridge on what are called "tutorials".
A tutor gives ... instruction in his study at least once a week to students numbering not more than four.
She was acquainted with some of the people, the others seemed vaguely… to her.
British Airways … the departure of Right 371 to Cairo.
I think her clothes are not at all … for our party.
I … to announce a break in the negotiations.
I visit my Granny …day — on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.
1) every other
Before the exam he had to study for nine hours… .
3) on end
The teacher couldn't make out my handwriting. He said it was… .
She did not understand what they were talking about, so she gave them a…look.
The loud music in the room next to mine…me from my work.
He was so … in his thought that he did not hear me enter.
Nick has a good head for physics. They say he is so ... at it that he will win a Nobel prize some day.
You have the mistaken idea that all the students in your group are idle. — But Mary Green has hardly done any … this week!
The majority of the staff agreed to the proposal but Mr. Blake … to it.
Miss Keen has been teaching English for ages, though she hasn't got any….
Raise your hand and ask…to go there.
You should remember that our meetings never start late, they always start … .
3) on time
Nick and Mike were the only students in class who…to write the test well.
He is feeling rather anxious. The result of the exam will … his future career.
She never misses a chance of talking to a foreigner to ... her German.
My parents agree to my taking … lessons at home.
English is the … language of most Englishmen.
Listen to my reading and don't … to correct me if I make a mistake.
He has been studying physics for a year already, but he has not… any progress.
The most … mistake the students make is the absence of the article.
You must…the word in the dictionary if you don't know its meaning.
2) look up
A flock of birds often fly in a "V" … .
A tiger has escaped from the cage. ... everybody of the danger!
The driver denied that the accident was his own fault. He … to say anything unless he was permitted to speak to his lawyer.
He's dropped his new glasses and broken them. Now he's looking for his old… .
He collided with another car and had multiple … .
Her new house is expensive, but it does not…with the surrounding area.
2) blend in
The dog lay at her … snoring.
All visitors to our museum are requested to … with the regulations.
Indian cuisine relies heavily on … spices.
When they arrived, the party was in full… .
Henry VIII was a cruel person. He had no … on his wives.
The statue in Trafalgar Square commemorates Admiral Nelson who defeated the combined fleet of Spain and France at the….of his life.
During Peter I's…, Russia won many glorious victories.
Great Britain is famous for the art of…dictionaries.
The first miniskirt was designed in Great Britain and from there it … to all parts of the world.
It is a small village with a long … of one-storey houses, all alike.
Our kitchen isn't joined with our country house, it is… .
Where are you staying? — In a youth… .
His advice on investing the money was… .
Many road accidents could be … unless the drivers exceeded speed.
A greater part of my free time is … sports.
4) taken up by
The price for oil keeps… .
Everything has gone wrong. It is hardly ... to make a proper decision.
… what you have decided, we'll stay here.
2) No matter
The chairman … our attention to the next issue.
Can you see this vase? I think it looks rather … to ours in the sitting room.
He was so tired that he slept … all night despite a noisy party at his neighbours.
She was wearing a short black dress which … her perfectly.
You should bear in mind that your aunt is an elderly and ... person.
In my … , he is right. Let him do it in his own way.
She bought … brown gloves to match her handbag.
3) a pair of
I phoned my dentist and made … with him to have my tooth filled.
1) an engagement
They promised to take revenge on him for his deception, but I don't think they will be able ... their threat.
2) to carry out
He is such a smart person. His illegal activity will be impossible… .
4) to prove
The majority of the reports were …, so I slept them away.
Unfortunately, we don't … to everything the speaker has said.
This composer is unique. He … for all tastes in music.
Mr. Black is an excellent lecturer. He knows his subject… .
4) inside out
. This student … ever attends lectures.
The fish was so delicious that I asked for a second … .
Having failed in business he came to his parents' house in … spirits.
The tennis match ended with the score three to… .
The work has taken so much time that we feel quite… .
The new park was laid out … to the river.
He got very … advice where to invest money, so it is the reason for his
buying the house.
Your offer sounds … but I'd like to consult my lawyer.
My computer has … so I have nothing to do tonight.
3) broken down
Could you give me a(n)…with the translation?
He has a(n) … habit of picking his teeth.
There was no furniture in the room; it was quite… .
The boy was … with cold.
They … their seats and got down to business.
She did not want … such a poor excuse.
3) to accept
Smoking will … on your health, I warn you.
He tried to start the engine again, and then he gave it up in… .
He … a long lecture about Roosevelt.
First the plague broke out in the capital, and then it … to the south.
I need small change. Can you ... a five-dollar banknote?
I … an athletic club in Chicago a year ago.
… I went, people were angry or suspicious.
We … over this question for a long time.
Nick asked me whether I'd like to have dinner with him, and I eagerly …his invitation.
She was tired and her…body ached.
She well remembers you and sends you her… .
Some people build … others destroy.
We have made … in both science and art.
hat's a very foolish attitude… .
3) to take