Estate agent= realtor
House for sell
Erosion, coerce into Ving sth, exempt from, lackluster, integration, to file, dreary, reflection, assembly
Multi-function, multi-media, multi-story car park
Anti /’æntɪ/ -virus, anti-war, ant- fur, anti-hero, anti-clockwise(counter-clockwise)
Hypersensitive, hyperactive, hypermarket
Over-react, over-eat, over-do
Post-graduate, post-mortem(death) examination驗屍
Pro-war, pro- gun
Pre-nuptial agreement /priˈnʌpʃəl ə‘grimənt/
Undergraduate, under-eat, underestimate
…., all thing considered. (整體來看)
The wedding ceremony went pretty well, all things considered.
I got two As and a B, which is no means feat (pretty good), considering how little I studied.
Let Sb down (disappointed)
I get chronic migraines sometime: 1. Severe; 2 constant
I had a minor stroke.
A burst blood vessel, a blood clot-à partial paralysis, physiotherapy
I am going through the menopause at the moment
Hot flushes, HRT
I get terrible hay fever.
I get terrible arthritis.
I get pretty bad eczema. /ˈeksɪmə/ DJ /ɪɡˈziːmə/ DJ
I am chronically obese
BMI: body mass index, morbidly obese
I suffer from A.D.D (attention deficit disorder)
Grow out of it
I got asthma.
I suffer from insomnia
I suffer from post-traumatic stress.
I am infested with head lice.
Strong shampoo: mouse/mice
Acronym stand for
AIDS: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
CJD: Creutzfledt Jokob disease (variant) /ˌkrɔɪtsfelt ˈjækɒb dɪziːz/ 克羅伊茨費爾特 雅各布
BSE: Bovine spongiform encephalopathy
IVF: in vitro fertilization; test-tube body
MS: multiple sclerosis
PMT: post-menstrual tension
STD: sexual transmitted disease
HIV: human immunodeficiency virus
ME: myalgic encephalomyelitis
MRSA: methicillin resistant streptococcus aureus
SARS: severe acute respiratory syndrome