There is little contact between the two tribes.
She found it hard to cope with the death of her father.
Rosie was eager to leave work as early as possible last Friday.
Our neighbours are really nosy.
I've got a rough idea of how much I want to spend on a new car.
There is no logic in releasing criminals just because prisons are crowded.
Where is the spare wheel in your car?
All attempts to resolve the problem have failed.
I'm lucky that I have flexible working hours in my job.
He is the eldest of six children.
We communicate by email.
People tend to need less sleep as they get older.
I’m not very pleased with your behaviour.
Schritt halten mit
I find it hard to keep up with the latest music these days.
The band became an instant success.
If no one objects, I would like to be present.
His parents asked him a series of questions about why he arrived home so late.
Kids have too much freedom nowadays.
Spain beat the Netherlands 1–0 in the 2010 World Cup final.
Follow my lead and you'll learn the dance in no time!
What time did your parents turn up in the end?
Can I come over to your place tonight?
If you bring your homework round to my house later, I'll help you with it.
I'd really like some new photography equipment for my birthday.
We made it to the station just in time.
so schnell wie möglich
I need that work finished asap.
Have you booked a holiday this year?
Do you get on well with your flatmates?
I’m so sorry, I do apologise.
We could hear the neighbours arguing.
He’s always boasting about how much money he has.
I was trying to pay her a compliment.
She told me all the latest gossip.
She's always moaning that she doesn't have any money.
We tried to warn her, but she wouldn’t listen.
Rugby is more popular than football in Wales.
Can I borrow the car tonight, dad?
Nice top – where did you buy it?
I am translating the book into English.
My new laptop's really cool – I have to use my thumbprint as a password to log on.
Do you have a digital or an analogue camera?
Put your signature here, then print your name underneath.
They use a scan of youe eye as a digital signature.
Jackson acted as an intermediary between the two parties.
The most difficult thing about moving to a foreign country is the language barrier.
To get into the building you have to pass through a retina scan.
The directions you gave me were very straightforward, thank you.
Do you feed your baby on demand?
There’s free delivery on orders over £25.
In the long term, I think the government's changes will have a positive effect on the country.
in naher Zukunft
The school hopes to open in the near future.
I think there will be a lot of bebefits in the short term.
The report will be published shortly.
The project to biuld the new opera house will take three years.
When he graduates from university, he wants to become a physicist.
George Orwell was a writer and a futurist.
When I went to Costa Rica, we went exploring in the rainforest.
Passive smoking is very bad for your health.
Political observers are watching the situation with interest.
Dave wants to move to Milan and become a fashion designer.
More and more technology uses artificial intelligence.
New technology is going to revolutionise everything we do.
How much will it cost to repair the car?
The transition from work to retirement is not always easy.
She's going to university to study genetics.
Biotechnology is a huge global industry.
Have you ever tried one of those virtual reality simulators?
We bought our son a remote controlled racing car for his birthday.
How many things in your house have microchips?
The popularity of the Internet has grown dramatically.
Boys are more competitive than girls.
This is a very important political issue.
Can you keep an eye on my bike while I go into the shop, please?
in ein Fettnäpfchen treten
I think I may have put my foot in it – I asked her how her dog was and she told me that he died yesterday!
die Zeit ausgehen
I didn't answer all the questions in the exam because I ran out of time!
jemanden auf dem Kieker haben
What's wrong? Tell me what's on your mind.
gegen die Zeit arbeiten
We're working against the clock to get the project finished on time.
in Schwierigkeiten stecken
If my husband hasn't cleaned the house when I get home, he'll be in hot water!
eine leichte Übung
That maths exam was a piece of cake!
I didn't know you were so good at football – you're a dark horse, aren't you?!
etwas nicht mögen
Cricket's not really my cup of tea!
am Herzen liegen
Animal welfare is an issue that's very close to my heart.
der Tretmühle entfliehen
Pete and I want to escape the rat race and move to Hawaii!
Can you give me a hand with the housework, please?
The film was nominated for an award.
She won an award for her book.
Our host greeted us at the door.
Have you made reservations at the restaurant yet?
I rented a room from friends while I looked for work.
I'm sorry, I didn'y catch any of that. Could you say it again, please?
You've lost me. Can you explain that again?
Do you get what I'm saying? It's really not that complicated!
We tried to book a table at Casa Puga but it was fully booked!
You can book a taxi from the hotel reception.
In the end we solved the problem – it was all a misunderstanding.
The new factory should create 450 jobs.
She enjoyed sharing her wealth with her friends.
Which country has authority over these islands?
My boss asked me to spy on Terry to see if he was stealing company money.
Songs containing bad language must be censored on the radio.
Three generations of the Lambe family have lived here.
Another word for a chocolate addict is a 'chocoholic'.
New business opportunities are opening up all the time.
This year, there have been many new discoveries in the realm of science.
You don’t need to have any special knowledge to do this job.
Alexander Fleming was a pioneer of modern medicine.
Bill Gates is a key player in the computer industry.
That director is the most powerful man in Hollywood.
This Christmas, I'm buying all my presents through e-shopping.
We are in the middle of a social networking revolution.
She's the designer of a revolutionary new product.
Recycling has a huge positive impact on the environment.the environmental impact of car use
This is the latest innovation in personal computing.
One of my favourite things about watching sport on TV is the commentary.
My friend has a blog about surfing in Bali.
Scientists believe the Earth to be about 4.5 billion years old.
People will always disagree about how much censorship there should be in the media.
The internet has completely shaken our world apart in the last ten years.
Education can empower you.
The internet is a fantastic tool for learning.
His football coach says he has the potential to become a professional player.
The popularity of Facebook is astounding.
I can't imagine a circumstance in which I would steal.
Would 10:30 be a convenient time to meet?
People really appreciate it when you say 'please' and 'thank you'.
Have you received the internal email about our meeting next week?
Did you get the memo from the manager?
How many external emails do you send every day?
They’re trying to reduce the number of students in the college.
Additional information can be obtained from the centre.
Students were asked to fill out a questionnaire (=answer it).
There's a new government initiative to promote public transport.
Are your parents retired?
Do you like reading autobiographies?
The reunification of Germany was a huge political event.
The country wants to become a democracy in the long term.
Many people are opposed to the use of nuclear power.
Nuclear power' is another term for atomic power.
In the future, everyone will drive solar-powered cars.
Most of these men work in the construction industry.
die allgemeine Öffentlichkeit
Members of the general public have been invited to ask the Prime Minister questions.
His son will take over the business.