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find out

= discover; ascertain, determine

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cookery (n)

the skill or activity of preparing ang cooking food

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get to know

= get to like/understand; becoming acquainted with; be familiar with

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suppose

= believe = persume (think that sth is likely to be true)

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be supposed to do/be sth

= be expected or required to do/be sth

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deal in

to buy or sell a particular product

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deal out

= distribute sth to/among/between sb/sth

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deal with

= handle; to do business with a person, a company

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a great/good deal (of)

= a large quantity of sth

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deal sb/sth a blow; deal a blow to sb/sth

= to shock sb/sth very much; to be very harmful to sb/sth

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get a rough/raw deal

= unfair treatment

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make a big deal (out) of sth / make sth into a big deal

= treat sth as very important and too important

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get a good deal

= buy sth at a good price

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a deal goes through/ ahead

= its happens as arranged

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a deal falls through

= does not happen as arranged

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client (n)

a customer or sb who receives services

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a major/ new/ important client

= an important one

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advise a client

tư vấn khách hàng

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act for/ on behalf of/ represent a client

đại diện cho khách hàng

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discount (n) + (for/on/off)

= reduction ( giảm giá) → to get/ offer a discount

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at a discount

at reduced prices

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discount sth by 55%/ a quarter

= a 55% discount

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ask for a discount

yêu cầu giảm giá

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be entitled to a discount

= have the right to get a discount

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a discount store/ retailer/ shop

= one that regularly sells goods at reduces prices)

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concentrate on

→ concentrate your efforts/ attention/ energy/ mind on sth

= focus on

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specialist (n)

= expert

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specialist in sth

chuyên gia về một cái j đó

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diet (n)

a way of eating in which you only eat certain foods to lose weight or improve your health

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be on a diet

= only eat certain foods to lose weight

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go on a diet

= start eating less or only some types of food

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a low-calorie diet

= a low-fat diet

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a diet high/rich in sth

= which contains a lot of sth

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dietary (adj)

=nutritional

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particularly

= especially

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not particularly

only a little, not very or not very much

→ he is not particularly good at math

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serve the needs

= to provide things that sb or sth needs

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the bare bones ( of sth )

= the basic facts

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to the bone

= affecting you very strongly

→ his threats chilled her to the bone ( lời đe dọa của anh ấy làm cô ấy ớn lạnh đến tận xương )

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in actual fact

= used for saying what is really true, when this is surprising or different from what people think

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by reputation

= not directly, by hearing what other people say

→ the two men know each other only by reputation.

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have a reputation as / for (doing) sth

= that a lot of people say that about you

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have a good/bad reputation

the film has an exellent reputation

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get a reputation

= gain/acquire a reputation

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deserve a reputation

xứng đáng với danh tiếng

→ france deserves its reputation for good food.

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live up to its reputaion

= be as good as people say it is

→ new york certainly lived up to its reputation as an exciting city

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establish a reputation

= make people accept that you are good at doing sth

→ picasso was establishing his reputation as an artist

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enhance sb’s reputation

= make it better

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damage sb’s reputation

she wouldn’t do anything to damage her family’s reputation.

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tarnish sb’s reputation

= make it worse

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ruin sb’s reputation

destroy sb’s reputation

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a bit (of) sth

= a little

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enquiry (n) = inquiry = query

inquiry about/from

điều tra, sự thẩm tra; sự thẩm vấn

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make an inquiry (about/into)

the police are making the inquiry to discover the causes of the accident.

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answer an inquiry

= respond to an inquiry

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quotation = quote

→ quotation from sth; give …quotation

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postcode

= zipcode

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generally

= broadly; widely; usually

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customer satisfaction

→ a customer satisfaction index/rating/score

→ achieve/ increase customer satisfaction

→ a customer satisfaction survey

a measure of how happy customers feel when they do business with a company

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on a day trip

→ day trip to

→ day-tripper (n)

a visit when you go there and come back the same day

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day off

→ take/have a day off

→ book a day off

→ sb’s day off

a day when you do not have to work

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assume = presume

→ it seems/ is reasonable to assume that

→ assume sb/sth to be/have sth

→ it is assumed ( that)…

giả định

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assumption (n) (that/about)

→ make an assumption

→ be based o/ rest on an assumption

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work on an assumption

= act according to sth that may not be true

→ the police seemed to be working on the assumption that he was guilty

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return ticket

= round-trip ticket

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railcard

a card that allows sb to travel by train at a reduced price.

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be out of order

= not working correctly; not arranged correctly or neatly(= out of line)

→ the phone is out of order

→ I checked the files, and some of the papers were out of order.

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on time

→ right/ bang/ dead on time (= at exactly the right time)

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reliable (adj)

→ reliably (adv)

→ reliability (n)

= dependable

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reliant on/upon

→ rely on/upon sb/sth

= dependent on sb/sth

→ depend on sb/sth

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upgrade (v/n) = downgrade (v/n)

  • to make a machine, computer system, etc. more powerful and efficient; to start using a new and better version of a machine, system

    → upgrade (from sth) (to sth)

    → upgrade sh

  • a piece of software or equipment that improves the quality or usefulness of a computer or machine

    a hardware upgrade; the upgrade to version 5.0 costs $395

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properly = correctly = right

→ parents should teach their children to behave properly in public.

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properly speaking

= really

→ it isn’t, properly speaking, a real science

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rightly/quite/ very/ perfectly properly

= used to say that someone is right to do sth

→ people are, quite properly, proud of their homes

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frustrate

→ frustration

to make sb angry

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self-satisfied (adj)

→ self-satisfaction

→ satisfied with

too pleased with yourself and what you have done

= proud

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completely/ fully/ totally/ entirely satisfied

→ if you’re not completely satisfied, you can get your money back.

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situated

→ in a particular situation

= located

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be situated in/on/near sth

→ be well/badly/ideally situated to do sth

= be located in/near sth

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a whole range/ series/ variety (of sth)

= used to emphasize that there are a lot of things of a similar type.

→ there are a whole range of sizes to choose from.

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sail (v)

→ sail across/into/out of

→ set sail (for/from) - to begin a journey by boat or ship

to travel on or across an area of water in a boat or ship.

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sail against the wind

to be typing to achieve sth that is unlikely to succeed because most people would oppose it.

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sail close to the wind

to do or say sth that is nearly wrong, illegal, or dishonest.

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conceive

  • to imagine sth

    → conceive of sb/sth (as sth)

    → conceive (that)

    → conceive what/how

  • to become pregrant

    → conceive sb → she conceived their first child on their wedding night.

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the architect of sth

the person who originally thought of an important and successful idea.

→ tinoco was one of the architects of the goverment’s economic reforms

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illuminated (a)

= lit up by lights = brightened with light

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illuminate (v)

to light sth and make it brighter

→ the streets were illuminated with strings of coloured lights

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venue (n)

→ sporting/ conference/ concert venue

→ book/pay venues

→ venue for

the place where a public event or meeting happens

→ the stadium has been specifically designed as a venue for world cup matches.

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configuration (n) → configure (v)

→ configuration of sth

→ in a configuration

=layout: the shape or arrangement of the parts of sth

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remarkable (a)

→ remarkable feat/achievement/accomplishment

→ it is remarkable that

→ remarkable for

used for emphasizing how surprising or unusual sth is

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remark (v)

→ remarkably = surprisingly

comment

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remark on sth

= notice sth = make a remark about it

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make a remark

= give your comment = adress your remarks to sb

→ i’m sorry, i shouldn’t have made that remark

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in excess of

= more than a particular amount

→ the car reached speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour.

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annually

= per annum = yearly = annual

(once every yeat; each year)

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get on with sth

to start or continue doing sth, especially work

→ they were busily getting on with the painting

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in charge (of sth/sb)

= responsible for (sth/sb) = put…in charge of = take charge of = take control of

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be in/under sb’s charge

= in the care of someone

→ She always worried a lot about the young children in her charge.

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Put someone in charge of something/ doing something
giao phó hay  ủy thác cho ai trách nhiệm làm việc gì. 
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