TO TAKE IN MIND
- LIVELIHOOD: occupation, employment.
Example: Her aggressive temper compelled her to resign her last job. Now she knows it is gonna be hard to earn her livelihood.
- JEOPARDY: danger, trouble, hazard.
Example: After the fall of the king, many peasants knew that their rights were in jeopardy in hands of the queen Mary Monica.
- "HERE, HE HALTED...": he stopped.
Example: At that point everyone knew that it was too late to halt an epidemic.
- "THE SHRILLED VOICE": high-pitched voice.
Example: Emily rejected talking to her professor since she could not stand her shrilled voice shooting her during the discussion.
- "GOLD-RIMMED GLASSES": bordered or surrounded by gold material.
Example: It is common to find wealthy people wearing gold-rimmed glasses when reading the bible at church.
- "HAVE SOME EXCUSE FOR SHIRKING WORK": avoid or get out of responsibility.
Example: Robbers focus on how to steal others by shirking the real life of business of working honestly.
- "I'LL LAY THE MATTER BEFORE...": To present something to someone.
Example: I laid my testament to all my children before passing away.
- "MR ALLEYNE HAS SWIVELED THE CHAIR": To spin around.
Example: Charlie knows how to cheer me up. He spins me around all the way I like a couple of times and then we go to the cinema and grab pop corn with soda.
Example: Professor Martin stated the first day of class that there is no excuse to drop off any workshop after 5 pm on Wednesdays.