Homework: reading activity p. 72
We tend to speak very loud in Spain.
We tend NOT to speak very loud in Spain.
with your mouth full (=with food in your mouth)
Don’t talk with your mouth full.
somebody can’t/couldn’t be bothered (to do something)
especially British English used to say that you do not want to make the effort to do something, or that you are not interested in doing something
- It was so hot I couldn’t be bothered to cook.
- I should be revising, but I just can’t be bothered.
en‧tre‧pre‧neur /ˌɒntrəprəˈnɜː $ ˌɑːntrəprəˈnɜːr/ ●○○ noun [countable]
someone who starts a new business or arranges business deals in order to make money, often in a way that involves financial risks
a rich smell or flavour is strong and pleasant
- the rich scent of the pine trees
- meat with a wonderfully rich flavour
- a rich, fruity wine
Front-> ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES [countable] a legal business that someone operates in order to hide the illegal activities that they are involved in
The casino was used as a front for cross-border smuggling operations.
o‧ver‧pow‧er /ˌəʊvəˈpaʊə $ ˌoʊvərˈpaʊr/ verb [transitive]
1 to take control of someone physically because you are stronger
The security guards soon overpowered the man.
2 if a smell, taste, or emotion overpowers you, it affects you very strongly
Her scent overpowered his senses.
She was overpowered by grief.