جمعه 29 مرداد 1395

Summit 2. Unit 4 Wordlist

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Dedicate to doing sth (v): to give completely your energy, time, etc.

Productivity: the rate at which a worker, a company or a country produces goods and the amount produced

Procrastinate: v. to keep delaying something that should be doing; Postpone or delay needlessly

Take realistic steps: take practical actions to deal with sth

Overcome v. to defeat or succeed in controlling or dealing with something

Achieve success: gain success

Self-esteem (n): belief and confidence in your own ability and value

Get along with (phv): get on with, get on, have smooth relations

Essential (adj):  necessary; needed

Handle anger: cope with anger; control anger

Hopeless (adj): without hope

Couch potato n. a person who watches a lot of television and does not have an active style of life

Stick with (phv):  keep to; follow

Cope with (phv): deal with, handle, get over; fulfil

Apply for a position: Ask for a position

Get into arguments with sb: argue with sb

A mess (n): A state of confusion and disorder; untidiness

Have difficulty in doing sth: Have trouble in doing sth

Be ticked off at sb/about sth: be a little upset, annoyed

Get hold of oneself: take control over oneself

Confide in sb (phv): trust in, trustfully tell a secret

A gossip: n. one who spreads rumors

Shame on you: used to tell someone that they should feel sorry for something they did

No kidding: used when what someone surprises you has just said:

Talking behind one's back: say something (usually harmful) without another's knowledge

Insomnia: (n) inability to sleep, over a long time

Sedentary: Requiring sitting or little activity; inactive

A sedentary lifestyle: a lifestyle involving little exercise or physical activity

Shortcoming: n. a fault or a failure to reach a particular standard

Wait until the last minute: delay things up to the latest possible moment

Go into a panic: worrying about

Tense (adj): nervous, anxious, and unable to relax

Conscious (adj): that aware of sth; noticing sth

Get stressed out: become worried and anxious

Take deep breaths: to breathe deeply

Daunting (adj): making you feel slightly frightened or worried about your ability to achieve something

Soothing (adj): making something less painful

Ease (v): to make or become less severe, difficult, unpleasant, painful, etc.

Get out of control: lost all control, got out of hand

Focus attention on sth: pay attention to sth

Desirable (adj): worth having and wanted by most people

Insist on doing sth: to continue doing sth even though other people think it is annoying

Be fired: be dismissed was relieved of his duties

Hold it back: stop oneself from feeling a particular emotion

Keep it in:  avoid expressing one's feeling

Lose one's temper suddenly: become so angry that one cannot control oneself

Make an issue out of sth: argue about sth others don't think is important

Say what is on one's mind say what one is thinking about

Take it out on sb:  treat sb badly because one is angry or tired

Tell sb off talk angrily:  to a person who has done sth wrong

Confidence (n): a secret that you tell someone

Get through: (v) finish a task completely

Self-esteem: (n) belief and confidence in your own ability and value 

Disorganization: (n) a lack of ability to plan

Crucial: (adj) Of extreme importance; decisive

Make an issue out of something: (v) argue about something unimportant

Values: (n) things in life that are important to you

Make do: (v) Deal with reasonably well despite some difficulty; come to terms with

"They made do on half a loaf of bread every day"

Make sense to: (v) be reasonable, logical or advisable to do sth

Make sure to: (v) check

Be a perfectionist: insist that things be done perfectly, whether by oneself or someone else

Be unable to say no: agree to requests for help too easily, even when one doesn’t have the time to fulfil them

Have a negative attitude: never consider the good aspects of situation, only the bad ones

Wait until the last minute: delay the things one needs to do because one finds them hard or unpleasant

Take on more than one can handle: accept more responsibility than one can realistically deal with

Overreact to things: respond too strongly or emotionally when there's a problem

Techniques: A practical method or art applied to some particular task; proficiencies

Muscles: One of the contractile organs (organs bring together or compress) of the body  

Counselling:  Direction or helpful suggestions regarding a decision or future course of action

Let it go: decide not to be bothered by something

Shrug it off/ let it go: decide not to be bothered by something

Let off steam: get rid of one's anger in a way that does not harm anyone

Lose one's temper: suddenly lose one's self-control
Take it out on someone: treat someone badly because one is angry or tired

Tell someone off:  talk angrily to a person who has done something wrong

Hectic life: (n) busy and exciting life

Downsized: Reduce in size or number

Executive: (n) someone in a high position, responsible for the administration of a business

Spacious: (adj) large and with a lot of space

Juggle: to succeed in dealing with two things simultaneously

Deserve (v) to have earned or to be given something because of the way you have behaved or the qualities you have; be worthy to have sth

Make a choice:  choose, select, and decide on an option

Contribute to (v) to give something, especially money, in order to provide or achieve something together with other people

No longer: in the past but not now:

Inspire (v) to make someone feel that they want to do something and can do it; give energy to someone

Simplify (v) to make something less complicated and therefore easier to do or understand

Quit (v) to stop doing something or leave a job or a place:

Corporate job:  a job at a company

Non-profit: adj. not intended to earn profits, not for earning money

Reduce (v) to make something smaller in size, amount, degree, importance, etc.

Make a difference: (phv) cause a change in a situation

Be involved in:  giving a lot of time or attention to sb/sth

Daily routine:  the normal order and way in which you regularly do things every day

Consistent: (adj) always behaving or happening in a similar, especially positive, way

Delegate: (v) to give a particular job, duty, right, etc. to someone else so that they do it for you

Struggle with sth: (v) to use a lot of effort to defeat someone, prevent something, or achieve something

Faced with sth: Deal with (something unpleasant) head on

Commit: (v) Perform an act, usually with a negative connotation

Firm (adj) certain and not likely to change; definite

Material (adj). Concerned with worldly rather than spiritual interests

Possession: n. when you have or own something; anything owned or possessed; ownership

Can afford: (v) to be able to buy or do something because you have enough money or time

Gadget: n. a small device or machine with a particular purpose

Exotic: (adj) unusual and often exciting because of coming from a distant, especially tropical country

Can hardly get through a day: cannot reach the end of a day

Get together with sb: (phv) come together to do sth; cooperate

Hang out with sb: (phv) to spend a lot of time in a place or with sb

Watch the world go by: (idiom) to look at people as they go past

Conscious: (adj) noticing sth; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts

 Soothing: (adj) making something less painful; freeing from fear and anxiety