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apols (. apologies)
A/W (autumn/winter) / /
babymoon , .
blondie , ( , )
buzzworthy
BYOD (bring your own device) ,
cake pop , , .
chandelier earring - , ,
click and collect ,
dad dancing
dappy , , -
derp , ,
digital detox , ,
double denim ,
emoji , ( )
fauxhawk , , ,
FIL (father-in-law) ,
flatform
FOMO (fear of missing out) ,
geek chic , .
grats (. congratulations)
guac (. guacamole) , ,
Internet of things , ,
LDR (. long-distance relationship)
me time , ,
MOOC (massive open online course) - ,
pear cider
phablet ,
pixie cut
selfie
space tourism
squee ,
srsly (. seriously)
unlike


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stork
albatross
cormorant
snipe
golden eagle
woodcock
sparrow
raven
crow
bittern
loon, diver
jackdaw, daw
cock of the wood; wood grouse
goldeneye
pigeon; dove
turtle-dove
rook
goose
thrush
woodpecker
lark
crane
halcyon, kingfisher
chaffinch
oriole
turkey
canary
crossbill
dorhawk, nightjar
hummingbird
linnet
regulus
landrail, corncrake
kite
wild duck, mallard
cuckoo
sandpiper
hen
partridge (); willow grouse ()
swallow
swan; cob (), cob-swan
robin, redbreast
flycatcher
tawny owl
pochard
(yellow) bunting, yellowhammer
dipper, ouzel
eagle
peacock, peafowl
chiffchaff
quail
cock; rooster
= lapwing, pewit
penguin
nuthatch
parrot
kestrel
hazel-grouse, hazel-hen
peregrine
waxwing
tomtit, blue titmouse, blue tit
starling
whitethroat, warbler
bullfinch
owl
jay
nightingale
magpie
ostrich
swift
little owl
black grouse, blackcock
wagtail
hoopoe
duck
pheasant
eagle-owl
flamingo
heron; egret
guinea fowl
gull; sea gull
redpoll
siskin
teal
goldfinch
bramble finch, brambling
hawk


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shark
anchovy
pink
flounder
crucian
carp
chum salmon
mullet
sprat
smelt
bream
Alaska pollack
capelin
monkfish
dover sole
halibut
haddock
bass
sturgeon
- swordfish
pilchards
-herring
Atlantic salmon
mackerel
scad
sterlet
pike-perch
cod
tuna
eel
trout
hake
whitebait
pike

scallop
squid
cuttlefish
crab
-shrimp
spiny lobster/crawfish
mussel
shellfish
laminaria
lobster
octopus
oysters

:

(fried/roast),
(boiled),
(stewed),
(smoked),
(dried).
(fish soup),
(fish broth),
(fish cakes).

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Wine and dine , , .
Part and parcel -.
Prim and proper , .
Rant and rave , . Rough and ready , , .
Rack and ruin .
Born and bred -.
Tried and true , .
Feast or famine , .
Life and limb .

, :

Peace and quiet .
First and foremost , .
Pick and choose , .
Rest and recreation .
Leaps and bounds ; ; ; , .
Null and void , . Heart and soul , .
Cease and desist ! ().
Plain and simple .
Clean and tidy .

, :

East to west .
Rank and file (), .
Cops and robbers - (), .
Days and nights , .
Win or lose .
Hill and dale .
Give and take , , , .
High and low , .
Mom and pop .
Life or death , ;

, (grammar / grammatical words):

Up and down , .
Here and there , .
Down and out , . Back and forth , .
Out and about , .
To and fro , .
On and off , , .
In and out , , .
All in all , , .
By and by .

, and ( ):

Back to front -, .
Take it or leave it , ; ; .
Slowly but surely , ; , .
All or nothing , .
Sink or swim , .
Sooner or later , .
More or less -, , .
Floor to ceiling .
Tit for tat , , .
Never ever , .
Willy nilly -, .
Helter skelter , , .

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Again and again , , . Little by little -, , .
Horror of horrors! !
Wall to wall .
Measure for measure , .
Bit by bit , , , . Day in, day out , .
Time after time , , .
Live and let live .
Neck and neck , .

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1 (528x604, 204Kb) dew
drizzle
fog
frost
hail
humidity ,
mist ,
precipitation
rain ; ( )
shower
sleet
snow ; ( )
snowdrift
snowfall
snowflake
storm
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To be hoisted by one's own petard - , (: " ")

That's the way the cookie crumbles - (: " ").

To tread on air - (.: " ")

Smell hell - (: " ")

Bare as a bone - (: ", ")

To promise the moon - (: " ")

Neither here nor there - (.: " ")

To call a spade a spade - (.: " ")

Rolling in money - (: " ")

To fly off the handle - (: " ")

To draw the wool over someone's eyes - - (.: " -")

To hang by a thread - (: " ")

Act the fool - (: " ")

It's still all up in the air - (.: " ")

To sit twiddling one's thumbs - (.: " ")

Put it into your pipe and smoke it - . (.: " ")

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avoid -

admit -

consider - , ,

dislike -

deny -

delay -

enjoy - ,

escape - , ,

excuse -

finish -

fancy - ; ;

imagine -

involve - -; ,

keep - -

mind - , -

mention -

postpone -

practise - ,

resume - ,

regret -

report -

risk -

require - ,

suggest - ,

stop - -


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Cut ()

a-line ()

backless (, )

boot-cut ( )

button-down , ( ); ( )

button-through

clingy, close-fitting

double-breasted ()

décolleté [ˌdeɪ'kɔlteɪ ]; [ˌdeɪkɑːl'teɪ]; [dāˌkälə'tā ;ˌdekələ-]

full-length (, )

hooded

knee-length

lined

low, low-cut

open-necked ,

one-piece , , , ()

prissy , , ..

raglan ( )

rolled-up (, )

ruched

oversized ,

padded

pleated ,

polo-neck ( )

single-breasted

sleeveless

slimming ,

straight ()

strapless

two-piece , ()

unlined

V-necked , V (, )

wraparound ,

zip-up

Style

casual , , ,

conservative ,

dressy , , , ,

formal ( , )

full dress , -, ( ), , Full dress ( )

informal ,

sporty

unfashionable

Quality

drip-dry, easy-care, non-iron ,

hard-wearing ,

homespun , ,

machine washable

preshrunk ,

rainproof, showerproof, waterproof, weatherproof , ,

stretch, stretchy

threadbare

thermal -

underwired ( )

washable

Origin

tailored, tailor-made, made-to-measure ( )

off-the-peg, off-the-rack, ready-to-wear -

Comport

comfortable

cool ,

itchy , ,

light ,

loose , loose-fitting, roomy, sloppy, voluminous -

Other adjectives to describe clothes

baggy

best

brief

designer , ,

down to (, ) ()

heavy (, )

modest ,

peaked (cap) ,

prim

plunging, revealing , , , ,

reversible

scanty, skimpy, skinn, skin-tight, snug, tight, tight-fitting- , ,

seamed

seamless

sensible ()

ill-fitting ( ..)

smart , ,

starched

strappy (), ,

Suffixes to describe clothes

-fitting , , , -

-waisted , (, long sleeve waisted white dress)

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- Cards
() - Buck
- Pack (of cards)
- Spades
- Hearts
- Clubs
- Diamonds
- Ace
- King
- Queen (Dame)
- Jack
- Trumps
- Lay
- Bullet
- Nob
- To deal, to make (strike) a bargain
- To mark up
- To mark down
- To go down
, , - Con game, dipsy-doodle, dirty pool
, - Con man, sharpie
Bluff, four-flush
- Head or tails
- Cold deck

- Let's play cards
()? - Have you a buck?
- - Let's play some muggling
? - Who can explain me the name of the game?
- We need two pack of cards
? - Who makes? (shuffles)
- Deal the cards
- I'm already on nettles
- Wing it
- Your turn
- Gotta mull it over (gotta churn)
- What crappy (yukki) cards I've got
, - I smoke they'll axe you
, - Yeah, it's a strong meat
- It's a last straw
- Flying start
- Meld!
- We've outgunned them
- - That's a mock-up
- You've loused up everything on me
, , - It's a passing-bell. We've lost
- I'm left with egg on my face
- I poop out
- We'll win in a waltz
! - Churn (a bit)!
- I choked
- Now we're on the mat
- Take my tip
- Let'em all come
-, - Doggon, he does in the eye
- He sharps in the corner
- I wouldn't be hustled
, ? - You went gaga?
! - Everything is galling west
- Your number goes up!
- I'm nobody's fool
- Fix me with a card
- You lose ever and anon
- - Zap, and it's down
, ... - Whosit, whatsisface
- (High) Time we unwinded (we gotta unwind)
! - Whee!
- Zip!
- It's a doodle (jammy)
- I fault myself for doing it
- I owe you a great deal (a favour)
- Some (a good) quite a/not a few (cards)
- Don't father it on me
- That's for the good
- Neck or nothing
- Cold comfort

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Watermelon
Barber(r)y
Cowberry, foxberry
Elder-berry
Cherry
Crowberry
Bog bilberry, whortleberry
Lycium
Blackberry
Honeysuckle
Wild Strawberry
Pigeonberry, shadberry
Arrowwood, snowball, guelder
Cornelian cherry
Strawberry
Cranberry
Gooseberry
Silverweed
Raspberry
Cloudberry
Sea-buckthorn
May-apple
Ashberry, rowan(berry)
Black chokeberry
White currant
Red currant
Black currant
Bearberry
Ephedra
Sweet cherry
Bilberry, whortleberry
Hip

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? - Have a toddle?
? - Have a date? (Date somebody)?
? - Have been waiting long for me?
- Quite a bit
- Wrong time you pick to saunter
- That sucking (fucking) weather is a kink for shuffling (snailing)
! ! - Crap!The most on weather!
, - Crap. Stuff. Dogshit. Bullshit. Horseshit. Shit.
() - A helluva gook around.
! ! - Watch your step, you, hulky.
! ! - Shit, you've caked me with mud
- You've niggled me up belly-aching on me. (Got me down elegizing on me).
- You get on my nerves
? - You've blown your cool for piece of cake.
() - You've got a miff for nothing.
! - Just a helluva people around (here)
, - I was near kicking off bulling through the crowd
() - You're too much flappable. (high strung)


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1. http://www.short-stories.co.uk/

- , . , , - . - , .

2. http://neboutrom.livejournal.com/

: " "Easy Reading" , . , . , , ."

3. http://www.usingenglish.com/comprehension/

: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced. . - Cambridge ESOL, TOEFL, IELTS ..

4. http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/

1664 , . , "easier" "harder" - . . 2- - 26- . , . . , - .

5. http://www.imsdb.com/

... ? , - . , , , .

6. http://www.esldesk.com/reading/esl-reader

ESL Reader - . . - ( ).


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Ask me another - !
eat one's words -
Enough of it -
go into details -
I dont care -
I have no idea -
I mean it! -
I wish I knew - !
It doesnt matter -
It doesn't make sense -
It doesn't prove a thing -
It' s none of your business -
It's a lie -
It's all the same to me -
It's beside the point -
It's new to me -
It's out of place -
It's up to you -
It's waste of time -
Let's clear it up - .
Let's drop the subject -
Mind one's own business -
no matter -
point of view -
pro and con -
say one's say -
side against -
So what? - ?
speak one's mind -
stand one's ground -
stand to reason - ,
take a side -
take a stand -
take into account -
That's not the point -
That's very well, but - ,
to one's face - ( )
up against -
Use your own judgement -
What are you driving at? - ?
What are you talking about? - !
What for? - ?
What of it? - ?
You can take it from me -

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The_blond_goddess [ + !]



1 . I don't mind. - .
2 . I think so. - .
3 . You'll make it. - .
4 . That's the whole point. - - .
5 . Easy! - . . .
6 . Calm down. - .
7 . Don't worry. Relax. - He . . .
8 . It makes things easier. - ( / ).
9 . I haven't given it much thought. - / . ( )
10 . It serves you / somebody. right. - / - .
11 . You'll hear from me. - / .
12 . It's going to be all right. - .
13 . You bet! - !
14 . Do you want me to help you? You bet! , ? !
15 . Sounds good to me. - .
16 . Time's up. - .
17 . Hear me out! - !
18 . I couldn't reach you. - .
19 . Let happen whatever would happen. - , .
20 . It never crossed my mind (that)... - , ...
21 . Don't mention that. - .
22 . I don't give a damn / a shit - , : Let's hold to reason. Let's hold to reason. Let's hold to reason.
23 . Tell him whatever you want, I don't give a shit. - , .
24 . Get out of my way. - .
25 . Get lost. - . . .
26 . You have a point there. - . / .
27 . I mean it. - . / .
28 . I want to buy your house. I mean it. - . .
29 . Let's get to the point. Let's hold to reason. - .
30 . So far so good. - .
31 . It's not that I don't... - He , ...:
32 . It was not that he didn't love her. - He , .
33 . Don't be silly. - . .
34 . You know better than that. - ( ).
35 . Don't worry, I can make it on my own. - He , .
36 . Not likely. Unless ... - , . ...
37 . No reason in particular. - . .
38 . Why do you ask? No reason in particular.
39 . Suit yourself. - . . , .
40 . Suit yourself, but I've got a work to do and I won't go to Paris. - , - , .
41 . It never occurred to me that... - , ...
42 . I meant only the best. - .
43 . Tend to your own affairs. - . / .
44 . Think it over. - .
45 . Coffee? If it is no bother. ? .
46 . You are on the right track. - . .
47 . Come on. Let's get this over with. - .
48 . Whatever is to be will be. - , .
49 . Here's what we'll do. - .
50 . It beats me. - .



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backgammon -
ballroom dancing -
basketball -
beading -
billiards -
bowling -
break dance -
breeding animals -
cards -
carving -
cinema -
circus -
chat -
checkers -
chess -
computer games -
crosswords -
collecting antiques -
collecting antique wine -
collecting knives -
collecting pens
collecting stamps
collecting vintage cars
crosswords
cycling
decoupage
diggerstvo
diving
domino
draw
embroidery
equestrian sport
feng shui
fiddle
fishing
fitness
football
gardening
go to restaurants
graffiti
hockey
hunting
knitting
latin american dances
learning foreign languages
motorcycle racing
mountaineering
mushrooming
music
new acquaintances
oriental dance
parkour
photo
play the guitar
play the piano
play the accordion
reading
rock climbing
rollers
running
Russian folk dances
sing
scanwords
sculpture
shopping
skateboarding
skiing
skydiving
sledge
snowboarding
snowmobile -
steam-bath -
swimming -
talking on telephone -
tattoo -
tennis -
theatre -
tourism -
volleyball -
watch TV -
windsurfing -
winemaking -
writing poetry -
yoga -


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