- Wise up (to something): (informal) to become aware of the unpleasant truth about a situation. Espabilar, pensar un poco. E.g. Wise up, think global.
- Slate: a type of dark grey stone that splits easily into thin flat layers. Pizarra. E.g. a slate quarry (/ˈkwɒri/ cantera).
- Whisk somebody/something + adverb/preposition: to take somebody/something somewhere very quickly and suddenly. E.g. Jamie whisked her off to Paris for the weekend. The waiter whisked away the plates before we had finished.
Sunday, 25 December 2011
Objective Proficiency p 86. Vocabulary