Glossar

EN: Unit 6 switch trainer

Emotion

His songs are always full of emotion.

grundlegend

The basic rule of football is: don't use your hands (unless you're in goal)!

im Gesicht

You can read a lot about a person's emotions from their facial expressions.

Angst

I have a real fear of speaking in public.

aktivieren

This switch activates the alarm.

Leid

Their divorce caused him great distress.

Verlust

The loss of their home was a shock to the family.

Tragödie

Have you heard the news about the plane crash tragedy?

Aufforderung

What prompted you to buy that suit?

zu etwas führen

A traffic accident resulted in the death of two drivers.

ein Knoten im Hals

At the end of that romantic film, I felt a lump in my throat.

Brust

He had to go to hospital for a chest X-ray.

Freude

She cried with joy when she heard the news.

veranlassen

Nothing would induce me to vote for him again.

Motivator

Money is a good motivator.

aktiv

Parents must be actively involved in their children’s education.

Überraschung

The news was a complete surprise to me!

unvorhersehbar

The UK has very unpredictable weather.

hochziehen

Raise your hand if you know the answer.

Augenbraue

He raised his eyebrows in surprise.

nicht mögen

Everybody looked at me with disgust.

verfault

Don't eat those apples, they're rotten!

Krankheit

She suffers from a rare disease of the blood.

schützen

Do you think there should be more laws to protect the environment?

verwirrend

The instructions for my new TV are very confusing!

ängstlich

Are you frightened of spiders?

erholsam

There's nothing better than a relaxing bath after a hard day's work!

zufriedenstellend

I find my job very satisfying.

schockiert

John looked shocked when he heard the news.

Behandlung

Two of the boys needed treatment for head injuries.

mental

Stress affects physical and mental health.

kontrolliert

They destroyed the building with a number of controlled explosions.

Gelächter

Tom burst into laughter (=started laughing).

Therapie

He’s having therapy to help with alcohol addiction.

durchschnittlich

On average, men still earn more than women.

Hammer

He hit his thumb with a hammer when he was doing some DIY.

in Stücke schlagen

The tidal wave smashed the little fishing boats to pieces.

sich schlecht fühlen

Whenever I feel down, I always listen to some motivating music.

Atem

He has bad breath (=his breath smells unpleasant).

nervös

Sam’s very nervous about his driving test.

gestresst

She's so stressed about her job – she needs a holiday!

Pfeil

Follow the arrows to the X-ray department.

anquatschen

My brother loves trying to chat up girls when we go out on Saturday nights!

auf etwas klicken

Click on the arrow and follow the instructions.

sich leger kleiden

She dressed down in old jeans and a T-shirt.

sich mit jemandem vertragen

I get on really well with my mother and father-in-law.

Symbol

To send a fax, click on the telephone icon.

abmelden

When you've finished using the computer, close the internet and log off.

nach oben blättern

If you scroll up to the top of the page, you'll see the address.

sich etablieren

They'd like to see their daughter settle down, get married, and have kids.

abschalten

Hundreds of local post offices have shut down.

ausziehen

He took off his shoes.

anprobieren

Can I try this dress on in a size 14, please?

offline gehen

Since I saw how hamburgers are made, I've gone off them completely!

verlassen

The band exited through a side door.

Website

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überzeugen

John was trying to persuade me to stay at his house.

Wohltätigkeit

I'm running a race to raise money for charity.

kreativ

He got the job because he's able to think so creatively about such boring things.

Episode

He watches every episode of Friends.

Psychologe

She's having therapy with a psychologist.

Neurowissenschaftler

My best friends at university studying to be a neuroscientist.

überlaufen

The shops are always crowded at Christmas.

behaupten

He’s not really angry – he’s just pretending.

Stand

He has a market stall selling fresh fruit and veg.

Freiwilliger

I volunteer for a homeless charity at weekends.

Fazit

I’ve come to the conclusion that she’s lying.

gewöhnlich

My boss thinks she's wonderful, but she's just an ordinary person.

Experiment

The scientists do most of their experiments on rats.

sich setzen

I was very lucky on the train this morning – I managed to get a seat!

einen Ausverkauf durchführen

My neighbours are holding a sale in their garden because they're moving house.

sich vordrängeln

I hate it when people try to jump the queue in the post office!

Geld sammeln

My sister's running a marathon to raise money for victims of the recent earthquake.

wissenschaftlich

What do you think was the most important scientific discovery of the nineteenth century?

aufnehmen

Russell Crowe's new film is the pick of the month in this magazine.

Statistik

According to statistics, women are safer drivers than men.

allgemein

The overall cost of the trip is $500.

leicht

This is a great holiday book if you want some light entertainment.

ein angenehmer Anblick

Cathy's new boyfriend is very easy on the eye!

Flöte

I've always wanted to learn how to play jazz flute.

zuverlässig

Rick is hard-working and very reliable.

Erfahrung

This new job is a great opportunity to show people your expertise.

sehr wahrscheinlich

The president will, in all likelihood, have to resign.

neben

Apart from the ending, it’s a really good film.

aller Wahrscheinlichkeit nach

In all probability, he’s missed the bus.

Gewinn

They sold the house at a big profit.

Zusammenfassung

I’ve given a brief summary on a separate sheet.

Besessenheit

She has an obsession with collecting teddy bears.

versagen

Have you ever failed an exam?

gefördert werden

We're celebrating tonight because my wife got promoted to Senior Manager!

aufteilen

My parents split up when I was three.

abbrechen

I had to cancel my trip to Rome.

Stimmlage

I know you're angry, but you can't talk to people in that tone of voice!

herzlichen Glückwunsch

Congratulations on your new job!

es ist eine Schande

You didn't get the job? That's a shame.

Du Glückspilz!

You don’t have to work over Christmas? You lucky thing!

Verleger

My boyfriend works for a big publisher in New York.

verzweifelt entschlossen

The doctors tried desperately to save her life.

angeheiratet

I'm not spending Christmas with the in-laws this year.' 'You lucky thing!'

sich verwandeln in

Look outside – it's turned into a nice day!

in Tränen ausbrechen

When Greg split up with Jenny, she burst into tears.

charmant

Have you met her father? He's absolutely charming!

weiterreichen

My wedding ring was passed down from my grandmother.

Märchen

I've always wanted a fairy-tale wedding with loads of flowers and a big, white dress!

Vikar

The new vicar came round earlier to introduce himself.

Installateur

Plumbers can make a lot of money, especially at weekends and over holidays.

Leuchtturm

Their new house is an old, converted lighthouse.

Kurs

We had a wonderful, five-course meal at the wedding reception.

Vollmond

Some people say strange things happen at full moon.

Krebs

Smoking can cause lung cancer.