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cross-cultural
image
accurate

mention
prepared

erwhnen, nennen,
anfhren
vorbereitet, bereit

guidebook
immigrant

Reisefhrer
Einwanderer/-in

extract
extrovert
chance

Auszug
extrovertierte Person
hier: Wahrscheinlichkeit

there is little chance

es ist unwahrscheinlich,
dass
berfallen

to mug

kulturbergreifend,
interkulturell
Bild
genau, zutreffend

to rob
Hungarian
to put on weight
skier
to socialize

ausrauben
Ungar/in
zunehmen
Skifahrer/in
Kontakte knpfen,
geselligen Umgang pflegen

reserve
introverted
fear
pickpocket
mugger
rapist
violent
crime
violent crime

Zurckhaltung
introvertiert
Angst
Taschendieb
Straenruber/in
Vergewaltiger
gewaltttig
Verbrechen, Straftat
Gewaltverbrechen

to all intents and purposes


ethnic

im Grunde, praktisch
ethnisch, Volks-1-

It is important to be
accurate when writing
down telephone numbers.
The Scout motto is Be
prepared.
Immigrants may find it
difficult at first to adapt to
the new community.

Is there any chance you


could finish that task by
tomorrow?

Many people are mugged


with knives.

Some people socialize with


one another by going to the
theatre, cinema or bar,
whereas others do it by just
chatting over coffee.

Some people believe that


violent crime is linked to
playing violent video
games.

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ethnic group
to form
empire
at one time
i.e.
Czech
unpopular

Volksgruppe
bilden
(Kaiser-)Reich
einst
d.h.
tschechisch
unbeliebt

to treat
to flash ones lights
fog
accomplishment

behandeln
mit den Scheinwerfern
blinken
Nebel
Leistung, Errungenschaft

course
mainly

(Men:) Gang
hauptschlich

veal
turkey
regularly
dumpling
to accompany
desire
to get comfortable
to become used to

Kalb(fleisch)
Truthahn, Pute
regelmig
Kndel
begleiten
Verlangen
sich immer wohler fhlen
sich gewhnen an

attitude
to handle

Haltung, Einstellung
umgehen mit, fertig werden
mit
sich beklagen
weitermachen mit
Freizeit

to complain
to carry on with
leisure

to be second nature
to be among
to empty
to flock
resort
sb takes to the water
to sail
customs
to make a point
partially
rubbish
Its fair to say that

in Fleisch und Blut


bergegangen sein
gehren zu
sich leeren
strmen
Urlaubsort, hier:
Wintersportort
es zieht jdn ans Wasser
segeln
Sitten, Bruche
eine Aussage treffen
teilweise
hier: Unsinn
Man kann sagen, dass
-2-

Rude behaviour can make


you so unpopular that
others wont want you
around.

His many
accomplishments are
listed on his CV.
The novel is mainly about
the national reaction to the
change in government.

You become used to a


person by spending time
with them regularly.

It is very easy to do exciting


leisure activities nowadays,
such as rock climbing or
windsurfing.

Its fair to say that Austria

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is becoming a very multicultural country.


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monolingual
headword
depending on

einsprachig
(Wrterbuch:) Stichwort
abhngig von

context
appropriate

Zusammenhang
angemessen, passend,
richtig

unlikely
to study
to pay attention to
original
sample
expression

unwahrscheinlich
hier: genau durchlesen
achten auf
ursprnglich
Beispiel, Probe, Muster
Ausdruck

to match

passen zu, bereinstimmen


mit

feeling
to be worth it
embarrassing

Gefhl, Ansicht, Meinung


es wert sein
peinlich

to communicate
fluently
to turn out to be
nightmare

sich verstndigen
flieend
sich herausstellen als
Albtraum

foreigner
memory

Auslnder/in
Erinnerung

to interact
self-confidence

miteinander umgehen
Selbstvertrauen

in public

ffentlich, in der
ffentlichkeit
Dose
ffentliche Verkehrsmittel
jdm auffallen
schtzen, zu schtzen
wissen
Eigenschaften, Eigenheiten
sich kmmern um
streng

can
public transport
to strike
to appreciate
features
to care about
strict(ly)

-3-

Depending on how tired I


am, I may come out to the
bar tonight.
A pocket knife is not an
appropriate gift for a 10year-old child.

Learning equivalent
expressions in foreign
languages may be the key
to becoming fluent.
Those pink trousers really
dont match that red
jumper.

I gave her a book on


gardening when she really
wanted one on karate. It was
very embarrassing!

The flight was a nightmare


the plane was full of
screaming babies and we
had no food!
Memories of my childhood
before the age of 6 are
rather blurred.
Acting with self-confidence
and politeness will get you
far.

He appreciates it when she


cooks him meals.

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to take for granted

fr selbstverstndlich halten

to let down
to cringe
relationship
to imagine
Poor guy!
hurt
Thank heavens!
understanding

im Stich lassen
schaudern
Beziehung, Verhltnis
sich vorstellen
Der arme Kerl!
verletzt
Gott sei Dank!
verstndnisvoll

misunderstanding
importance
to outsource
service
bright
research

Missverstndnis
Bedeutung
(Arbeit) auslagern
Dienstleistung
gescheit, intelligent
Forschung

development

Entwicklung

HQ
to step off

Zentrale
(Zug, Flugzeug, etc.:)
aussteigen
schwl
eng, schmal
Einwohner/in
Sorte, Art
Fahrzeug

sticky
narrow
inhabitant
variety
vehicle

three-wheeled
rickshaw
truck
ox
cart
crumbling
excited
view
to be based in
developer
ride
campus
impressive
steel
to surround

dreirdrig
Rikscha
Lastwagen
Ochse
Karren
in Auflsung begriffen,
zerfallend
aufgeregt, begeistert
Blick
seinen Sitz haben in
Entwickler/in
Fahrt
Gelnde
beeindruckend
Stahl
umgeben

-4-

The children took it for


granted that dinner would
be ready at 6.00 p.m.

She was very


understanding when I
made mistakes, because I
was new.

In order to get balanced


results, more research will
be necessary.
The development of
international relations is
crucial to improving global
living standards.

Cars, motorbikes and lorries


are all types of vehicle
allowed to be driven on
motorways.

A wooden fence surrounds


the garden.

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lawn
to protect

Rasen(flche)
schtzen, beschtzen

security guard
to meet
facilities
golf course
employee

Wachposten
hier: abholen
Einrichtungen
Golfplatz
Angestellte/r

to encourage
option
average

ermutigen, ermuntern
(Wahl-)Mglichkeit
Durchschnitt, Durchschnitts-

conditions
salary

Bedingungen
Lohn, Gehalt

similar
opportunity
frequently

hnlich, vergleichbar
hier: freie Stelle
hufig, oft

to advance your career

beruflich aufsteigen

recently
involved in
client
to provide

neulich, jngst
beteiligt an
Kunde/Kundin
bieten, zur Verfgung
stellen
verschieden(artig),
abwechslungsreich

varied

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constantly
to compete with
labour cost

stndig
konkurrieren mit
Arbeitskosten

subheading
to be missing
arrival
suburb
subject
section
to report
to manufacture

Zwischenberschrift
fehlen
Ankunft
Vorort
Thema
Abschnitt
berichten
herstellen

recording
building site
reserved

Aufnahme
Baustelle
reserviert, zurckhaltend
-5-

My big brother protected


me from bullies when I was
younger.

The company provides


health benefits for all of its
employees.

The average family no


longer consists of two
parents and their children,
but of step-parents and
step-siblings.
The directors salary is
much higher than her
secretarys.

We go to the cinema quite


frequently.
He advanced his career by
doing extra training.

You dont have to bring


lunch. Well provide it.
The work is very varied. I
never do the same thing
twice.

Labour costs are much


lower in India than in
Austria.

This company
manufactures parts for
mobile phones.

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relaxed
trained

entspannt, locker
ausgebildet

hard-working
enthusiastic
concerned

fleiig
begeistert
besorgt, beunruhigt

unreliable
power
supplies

unzuverlssig
Energie, Strom
Versorgung

lack
reliable
cardboard
load
to dig
hole
grown
child labour
poverty
solution

Mangel
zuverlssig
Karton
Last, Ladung
graben
Loch
erwachsen
Kinderarbeit
Armut
Lsung

the big picture


training

das groe Ganze


Ausbildung

bits and pieces


meanwhile

Kleinteile, Bruchstcke
whrend

head office
responsible

Zentrale
verantwortlich, zustndig

disaster
power cut

Katastrophe
Stromabschaltung,
Stromausfall

incredible

unglaublich

work placement
briefing
topic
noise
car horn
rubbish
address
behaviour

Praktikum
Informationen, Instruktionen
Punkt, Thema
Lrm
Hupe
Abfall, Mll
hier: Anrede
Verhalten, Benehmen

-6-

People with vocational


degrees are trained for
specific jobs.

Your brother is in hospital.


Arent you concerned?

Power supplies are


unreliable in this area
there are several blackouts
every week.

The solution may not be


obvious, but we need to
keep thinking about it.
His previous training made
his new job much easier.
I was drinking coffee.
Meanwhile, my family were
planning a surprise party.
Becoming an adult involves
learning to be responsible
for yourself and others.
When there was a power
cut, we went round the
house with battery-powered
torches.
Theres an incredible
contrast between rich and
poor.

His behaviour indicated


that he was not happy.

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permanent
regular
event
to supply

dauerhaft, andauernd
regelmig wiederkehrend
Ereignis
liefern

component

Bauteil, Komponente

rapidly
to take on
otherwise

schnell
einstellen
ansonsten, sonst

to occur
to make matters worse
fortunately
item
to amplify

stattfinden, geschehen
zu allem bel
zum Glck
Artikel, Gegenstand
verstrken

converter
storage

Wandler
Speicherung

to decompress
memory

dekomprimieren
Speicher

to play back
solid-state memory
to store
to transfer

abspielen
Halbleiterspeicher (ohne
bewegliche Teile)
speichern
berspielen, bertragen

embedded
application

eingebettet
Anwendung, Programm

to allow
to include
utility
to create
order
reliability

gestatten, erlauben
einschlieen
Dienstprogramm
erstellen
Reihenfolge
Zuverlssigkeit

skip
encoding

Aussetzer
Verschlsselung, Kodierung

DSP (digital signal


processing)

digitale Signalverarbeitung

-7-

The company supplies


components to the
automotive industry.
We need to have all the
components before we can
build the machine.

I assume you will be here


tomorrow. Otherwise our
project cannot go ahead.

Music is amplified at
concerts so that everyone
can hear it.
How big is the storage
space on your MP3 player?
The memory is where the
digital information is saved.

Do you know how to


transfer MP3s onto a CD?
Im downloading an
application which will help
my computer to read music
files.

The reliability of this


system is very good. You
should not worry about it
breaking.
Your computer needs to
know what sort of encoding
was used in order to
decode and process the file.

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to convert
sound wave
to add
FM
unused
port
display
controls
amplifier
power supply

umwandeln
Schallwellen
hinzufgen
UKW
unbenutzt, hier: frei
Anschluss
Anzeige
Tasten, Steuerung
Verstrker
Stromversorgung

speaker
to attach
to enable

Lautsprecher
anschlieen
ermglichen

to increase
volume
brain
to monitor

erhhen
Lautstrke
Gehirn
berwachen, verfolgen

instructions

Befehle

compressed
space

komprimiert
hier: Speicherplatz

to process
file
to run
rechargeable
to display
available

verarbeiten
Datei
betreiben
wiederaufladbar
anzeigen
verfgbar

to plug in
keypad
button
to retrieve

einstecken, anschlieen
Tastenfeld
Knopf, Taste
abrufen, wiederfinden

to design
lossy
codec
to discard
portable

entwickeln
verlustbehaftet
Kodierer-Dekodierer
verwerfen
tragbar

lossless
spreadsheet

verlustfrei
Tabellenkalkulation(sprogra
mm)
-8-

Batteries are the normal


type of power supply for
MP3 players.

Mock exams enable


students to test their own
abilities.

They monitored his


progress by discussing his
projects regularly.
The processor sends
instructions to the
harddisk.
There is enough space on
the memory for about 300
songs.

This offer is only available


for one more week.

If you go to the Recycle Bin,


you will be able to retrieve
most deleted data.

Technology is portable
now, so you dont have to
leave your phone or
computer at home.

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findings

Ergebnisse

speed
to time

Geschwindigkeit
die Zeit stoppen

ratio
support
operating system
user friendliness
interface
error

Verhltnis
Untersttzung
Betriebssystem
Benutzerfreundlichkeit
Schnittstelle, Interface
Fehler

to receive
to lock

empfangen
sperren

inexpensive
alarm
GPS

preiswert
Wecker, WeckGlobales Positionierungssystem
Puls, Herzfrequenz
Anzeige/berwachungsgert

heart rate
monitor

wireless
connection
specification

drahtlos
Verbindung
(detaillierte) Beschreibung

features
dimensions
power source
to support
visuals
brief
overview

Ausstattung
Abmessungen
Stromquelle
untersttzen
visuelle Hilfsmittel
kurz, knapp
berblick

content
talk

Inhalt
Vortrag

OHT
to interrupt
to deal with
to read out
by heart

Overhead-Folie
unterbrechen
sich beschftigen mit, sich
kmmern um
vorlesen, ablesen
auswendig

essential
prompt card

wesentlich
Moderationskarte

What are the findings from


your latest experiment?
Please can you time how
long it takes me to run a
kilometre?

The teacher discovered lots


of errors in my homework.
Could you lock the door
when you leave? I dont
want thieves to get in.

The monitor follows his


heart rate so we can see if it
is at a safe level.

The specifications of the


computer are more
important than how it looks.

Could you give me an


overview of the project
before you begin?
Each member of the class
is to give a talk on their
favourite aspect of the
program.

-9-

When you know it by heart,


you wont need to bring the
book with you anymore.

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to keep oneself on track


to sum up
to refer to

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attention
satisfaction
robot
education
survey
to carry out
vocational school

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Aufmerksamkeit
Zufriedenheit
Roboter
Bildung(swesen),
Ausbildung, Erziehung
Umfrage, Erhebung
durchfhren
Berufsschule,
berufsbildende Schule

Hungary
aim

Ungarn
Ziel, Zweck

satisfied
chart
to summarize

zufrieden
Diagramm, Grafik
zusammenfassen

overall
canteen
to assess
guidance
counselling

allgemein, gesamt, GesamtMensa, Kantine


beurteilen, einschtzen
Beratung, Leitung, Rat
Beratung

score
value
variation
to suggest

Ergebnis, Punktestand
Wert
Schwankung
hinweisen auf, hindeuten
auf
zutreffen
Merkmal, Kennzeichen
hnlichkeit, Gemeinsamkeit

to apply
feature
similarity
to draw a conclusion
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hier: nicht den Faden


verlieren
zusammenfassen
verweisen auf

to label
to read from
bar chart
to be divided into
gap
comparison

eine Schlussfolgerung
ziehen
beschriften
hier: ablesen
Balken-, Sulendiagramm
geteilt sein in
Lcke, Zwischenraum
Vergleich

- 10 -

She referred to recent


research to support her
ideas.

At vocational schools,
people are trained for a
specific career.
The aim of the exchange
programme is to develop
the students social skills as
well as their vocational
ones.

He summarized his talk


into three main ideas.

I went to counselling
sessions to learn how to
cope with my parents
divorce.

They may look alike but the


similarity ends there.

Its easy to make


comparisons between my
brothers they are so
different!

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duration
apprenticeship

Dauer
Lehre, Ausbildung

interval
interval scale
range
common

Abstand
Stufenskala
Umfang, Bereich
hufig

rpm (= revolutions per


minute)
engine
pie chart

Drehzahl

sales

Motor
Tortendiagramm,
Kreisdiagramm
Vertrieb

technical support
figure
to arrange
column
row
glance
data set
origin
fuel
consumption

technischer Kundendienst
Ziffer, Zahl
hier: anordnen
Spalte
Reihe
(kurzer) Blick
Datensatz
Ursprung, hier: Herkunft
Treibstoff, Brennstoff
Verbrauch

global
access

global, weltweit
Zugriff, Zugang

advance

Fortschritt

performance
to draw attention

Leistung
die Aufmerksamkeit auf sich
ziehen
unterrichten
Lehrer/in, Dozent/in,
Kursleiter/in

to tutor
tutor

to adapt

anpassen

confused

verwirrt

session

Sitzung, (Unterrichts)Stunde
hier: entsprechend
Computer-

appropriately
computerized

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She was in the second year


of her apprenticeship as a
mechanic.

The most common form of


transport nowadays is the
car.

Sales always go up at
Christmas time.

The high rate of fuel


consumption will lead to a
shortage before very long.
The aim of many Western
countries is to give
everyone equal access to
education.
The speed of technological
advances today is what
amazes me most.

Some richer families pay


personal tutors to teach
their children.
Its difficult to adapt to a
new teacher when the old
one is sick.
My granny often gets
confused between an email and a text message!

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to alter
rising
demand
to detect

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21

vital

ndern, abndern
steigend
Nachfrage
wahrnehmen, bemerken,
erkennen
unerlsslich

billion
to recognize

Milliarde
anerkennen

goal
facial
response

Ziel
GesichtsReaktion

to enable
to sound
to observe
to capture

befhigen
klingen
beobachten
(Daten:) erfassen,
einfangen
zustzlich
Widerstand
Aufwirkung, Konsequenz
zur Kenntnis nehmen
Zusammenfassung
verlangen, brauchen,
bentigen

additional
resistance
implications
to take note of
summary
to require

likely
creator
to transmit
equipment
to display
exhibition

wahrscheinlich
Schpfer/in
bertragen
Gerte
ausstellen
Ausstellung

to beam
remote
specialist
minority
uneconomic
transparent
apparently

strahlen
entlegen
Fach-, SonderMinderheit
unwirtschaftlich
durchsichtig
anscheinend

hidden
to come up

verborgen
auftauchen, vorkommen

clue
presenter
to call a strike
scheme
to cut costs

Hinweis, Anhaltspunkt
Vortragende/r
zu einem Streik aufrufen
Plan, Programm
Kosten senken
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Eggs are a vital ingredient


in pancakes.
Madonna is widely
recognized as being one of
the most famous artists on
the planet.

The response to the survey


was overwhelmingly
positive.

On the train this morning, I


was required to show my
ticket.

The new exhibition opened


in the art gallery yesterday.

I havent seen the new


employee but apparently
he started yesterday.
That question comes up in
the exam every year!

Schools are always looking

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for new ways to cut costs.

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to wonder
punishment

sich fragen
Strafe, Bestrafung

to give the sack


to resent
to come up with

entlassen, hinauswerfen
bel nehmen
sich etw ausdenken,
vorschlagen

lenient

milde, nachsichtig

to demonstrate

vorfhren

to impress
to frighten

beeindrucken
Angst einjagen,
verngstigen

to replace

ersetzen

robotics
lecture
to be made up of

Robotertechnik
Vortrag, Vorlesung
bestehen aus

major
to activate
intangible
morality
sheer
to cover
essentially

Hauptaktivieren
nicht greifbar,
unbestimmbar
Moral, Sittlichkeit, Ethik
rein
abdecken
im Wesentlichen

to replicate

nachbilden

lawnmower
plant
to fix
to perform
device

Rasenmher
Werk, Fabrik
befestigen
ausfhren
Gert, Vorrichtung

to achieve

erreichen

actuator
servomotor

Steller, Aktuator
Stellmotor, Servomotor
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Fair punishments are a


form of helpful discipline.

The marketing team have


come up with a new idea
for advertising this product.
I will be lenient with you
this time because you
normally give so much
attention to your work.
I would like you to
demonstrate the physics of
your machine to the class.
He tried to frighten the
children with a rubber
snake, but they just laughed
at him.
Some psychologists think
we have replaced real
relationships with television
programmes.

Milkshakes are often made


up of yoghurt, milk, ice
cream and fresh fruit.

Architecture is essentially
a form of engineering.
The builders worked hard to
replicate the buildings
original design.

Nowadays you can find a


device for every possible
purpose.
If you work hard you can
achieve everything you
want out of life.

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solenoid
hydraulic
pneumatic
drive
pressure

Magnetspule, Solenoid
hydraulisch, Hydraulikpneumatisch, PneumatikAntrieb
Druck

moveable
fluid

beweglich
Flssigkeit

dozen
joint
to spin
to pivot
jointed

Dutzend
Gelenk
drehen
(sich) drehen, beugen
beweglich, mit Gelenken
versehen
antreiben
unter Druck setzen
anschlieen, verkabeln

to drive
to pressurize
to wire

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electrical circuit
to power

Stromkreis
mit Energie versorgen,
antreiben

to manipulate
valve
to determine

bedienen
Ventil
bestimmen

path

Weg, Pfad

piston
to attach (to)

Kolben
verbinden mit

pressurized
to extend
circuit

unter Druck
erweitern, ausdehnen, hier:
ausfahren
Schaltung, Schaltkreis

to achieve (tasks)
advanced
onboard
to adjust
motion
slotted
beam of light

(Aufgaben) erfllen
fortschrittlich
hier: auf der Hauptplatine
anpassen
Bewegung
geschlitzt, genutet
Lichtstrahl
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If your blood pressure


increases, you may develop
a headache.
Water and oil are types of
fluid.

You need to wire the


speakers to the computer
for the sound to come
through.
In theory, solar panels can
power an entire house
without any other electricity
source.

It was mainly his desire to


be an architect that
determined which A-level
subjects he chose.
Several paths lead through
the garden to the gate.
Can I borrow your
headphones? Sorry,
theyre attached to the
computer.

Christmas lights are built as


series circuits. If one light
goes out, the rest also go
out.

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pattern
to flash
to calculate
limitation

Muster
blitzen, blinken
berechnen
Beschrnkung, Grenze

vision
touch
hearing
super-human
X-ray
domestic
disabled person
rover
exploration

Sehsinn
Gefhlssinn
Gehr(sinn)
bermenschlich
Rntgen(strahlen)
HeimBehinderte/r
Mondfahrzeug,
Gelndewagen
Erkundung

impression
technical drawing
audience

hier: Zeichnung
technische Zeichnung
Zuhrer/-schauer, Publikum

to keep in touch
a matter of seconds
caller

in Verbindung/Kontakt
bleiben
ein paar Sekunden
Anrufer/in

judgement

Urteil

anxious
sincere
to dictate
to state
party
to address

unruhig
aufrichtig, ehrlich
vorschreiben
erklren, angeben, sagen
(Gesprchs-)Teilnehmer
anreden

to put aside
approval

zurckstellen
Erlaubnis, Einwilligung

to put sb on hold

jdn in der Warteschleife


halten

to diffuse

zerstreuen
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There are sometimes


limitations on what you
can achieve using
technology.

Although we have almost


certainly discovered all land
on the Earth, we have yet to
make extensive
explorations of space.

Thank you for your attention


you have been a
wonderful audience.
I very much hope we keep
in touch.
Secretaries often put
callers on hold while they
transfer them to another
department.
We tend to base our
judgment of others on how
we see ourselves.

You must always address


the Queen with the word
maam.
His parents needed the
schools approval to take
him on holiday during termtime.
While you ask your
colleague for advice, it is
wise to put the caller on
hold.

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willingly
confident

bereitwillig, gern
zuversichtlich

duties
quotation
complaint

Aufgaben
Angebot,
Kostenvoranschlag
Beschwerde, Reklamation

order
power tool
purpose

Auftrag, Bestellung
Elektrowerkzeug
Zweck

query
range
lathe
woodworker
distributor
suitable

Anfrage
Produktreihe
Drehbank
Holzarbeiter/in
(Vertrags-)Hndler/in
geeignet

supplier
to place an order
fault
extension

Lieferant, Anbieter
einen Auftrag erteilen, eine
Bestellung aufgeben
Defekt, Fehler, Mangel
(Telefon:) Durchwahl

to be available
enquiry

(Telefon:) zu sprechen sein


Anfrage, Erkundigung

yet
to envision
reliant on

doch, aber, trotzdem


sich vorstellen, vorhaben
angewiesen auf, abhngig
von

expectation
merely
to dial
to skyrocket
connectivity
generation
to cure
to diagnose
to generate
to charge
to point out

Erwartung
blo, nur
(Telefon:) whlen
in die Hhe schnellen
Konnektivitt
Erzeugung
heilen
eine Diagnose stellen
erzeugen
(Batterie:) laden, aufladen
auf etw hinweisen

battery life

Batterielaufzeit
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Im confident that Ill be


offered the job.

There were many


complaints made to the
phone company about the
recent power cut.

What is the purpose of so


many different types of
mobile phone?

Small parts are not suitable


for children under three
years of age.

You can reach Mr. Griffin on


extension number 8106.
Ive made some enquiries
into the use of the Internet
in Austrian schools.

Some people are reliant on


their parents until they get a
job and move away from
home.

Somebody ought to point


out that mistake to her.
Otherwise she might not
notice at all.

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manual
Go ahead
to embed
augmented
to obtain
to access
to agree to do
inbuilt
remarkable

Handbuch
Nur zu!
einbetten
erweitert
erhalten
zugreifen auf
hier: sich bereit erklren,
etw zu tun
eingebaut
bemerkenswert

review
current
privacy
to keep in mind

Rezension, Kritik
aktuell
Privatsphre
daran denken

in effect
to paraphrase

receiver

praktisch
umschreiben, mit anderen
Worten sagen
optimistisch, zuversichtlich
in einem Rollenspiel
auffhren
heraussuchen,
herausgreifen
Empfnger

Department of Defense
intended for

Verteidigungsministerium
gedacht fr

space

All, Weltraum

to orbit

sich in der Umlaufbahn


bewegen
(Erd-)Umrundung
sich fortbewegen
Reserve
im Falle
Sonnenfinsternis
Raketentriebwerk
umkreisen

on an upbeat
to role-play
to pick out
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orbit
to travel
backup
in the event event of
solar eclipse
rocket booster
to circle

triangulation
location
to be locked on (to a

Triangulation,
Dreiecksvermessung
hier: Aufenthaltsort
(ein Signal) empfangen
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It is remarkable to see how


quickly children learn
things.

Keep in mind that you are


still learning. Dont expect to
know everything now.

As well as receiving signals,


receivers also convert
them into sound or another
form of data.
Hands-free kits for mobile
phones are intended for
use when you are moving
and cant use your hands,
e.g. when youre driving.
The idea of travelling into
space fascinates many of
us.

The birds circled the house


before flying down to the
garden.

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latitude
longitude
to track

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altitude
bearing
track
trip distance
destination
to designate
band
to pass through sth
pseudorandom
ephemeris
to identify

Hhe
Peilung
Kurs
zurckgelegte Entfernung
Zielort
bezeichnen
Frequenzband
durch etw hindurchgehen
pseudozufllig
Ephemeride (Bahndaten
des Satelliten)
erkennen, feststellen

orbital
status
interference

UmlaufZustand
Strung

dense
foliage
reception

dicht
Laub, Blattwerk
Empfang

reading
to launch

hier: Bestimmung
(Rakete:) starten, (Satellit:)
in Umlauf bringen
Lebensdauer
zunchst einmal
halten
im Durchmesser
Sender
Leistung
bedenken
sich mit etw vergleichen
lassen

lifespan
first off
to last
across
transmitter
power
to consider
to compare to sth

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geografische Breite
geografische Lnge
verfolgen

We were able to track the


present that we ordered
online.

She identified the taller


man of the two as the
criminal.

I have no phone signal


here. I think the thick trees
have created interference.

clock
signal multipath
administrative
customs

Uhr
Mehrwegempfang
VerwaltungsZoll

facility
ATM (= automated teller
machine)
counter
utterance

Einrichtung
Bankomat
Schalter
uerung
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Reception is limited in
mountainous regions.

The old edition of the book


compared very poorly to
the new one.

She had to declare the


bottles of wine she had
been given when she
reached customs.
As you go out of the bank,
the ATM is on your left.

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conveyor belt
unattended

Frderband
unbeaufsichtigt

departure

Abflug

to agree
security machine
belt
Department of Homeland
Security
to screen

hier: sich einigen


hier: Rntgenscanner
Gurt, Grtel
Heimatschutzministerium

explosive
to step through sth
past sth
energetic
to penetrate sth
to absorb
at different levels
operator
distinct
suspicious

Sprengstoff
durch etw hindurchgehen
an etw vorbei
energiereich
in etw eindringen
absorbieren
unterschiedlich stark
Anlagenbediener/in
deutlich, unterschiedlich
verdchtig

common
carry-on items
radiation
to withstand sth
to scan
sufficient

weit verbreitet
Handgepck
Strahlung
etw aushalten, einer Sache
standhalten
hier: durchleuchten
gengend, hinreichend

evidence
skilled

Beweis(e)
erfahren, gebt, gelernt

sniffer
security attendant
to swipe
cloth
trace
employment

Chemikaliendetektor
Sicherheitsbedienstete/r
wischen
Tuch
Spur
Beschftigung

site
subsidiary
workforce

hier: Betrieb, Werk


Tochter(gesellschaft)
Belegschaft

untersuchen, berprfen

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Baggage left unattended


by its owners will be taken
away and destroyed.
The plane arrives at 8:30 so
the departure will be at
9:15.

They didnt find any metal


or explosives when they
screened my bags.

He refused to take off his


jacket when the security
officers asked him to. It was
very suspicious.

Her new salary is sufficient


for her to go on an
expensive holiday.
Immigrants may find it
easier to fit into acommunity
if they are skilled workers.

Many large companies


provide great employment
opportunities for
immigrants.

The general workforce


today is more educated

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x-seater
aircraft
boost
wingspan
to employ
to put emphasis on
to set up

X-Sitzer
Flugzeug
Steigerung
Spannweite
beschftigen
Wert legen auf
einrichten

to date
located
rural
shortage

bislang
gelegen
lndlich
Mangel

specialist
aeronautical
for the long term
to be committed to

FachLuftfahrtlangfristig
sich engagieren fr

to recruit sb

jdn anwerben, jdn neu


einstellen

off-site
centre of excellence
primary operator
introduction
conclusion
to join (a company)
to verify
long-range
to take up a career

hier: auerbetrieblich
Kompetenzzentrum,
Spitzenforschungszentrum
Vorarbeiter/in
Einleitung
Schluss (eines Textes)
(bei einer Firma) anfangen
nachprfen
Langstreckeneine Laufbahn einschlagen

delighted
initially
rewarding

froh, erfreut
anfangs, anfnglich
lohnend, erfllend

issue

Frage, Problem

panel
concession
to coach sb
variety
satisfying

Platte
Eingestndnis, Konzession
jdn schulen
Abwechslung
befriedigend

The parliament was set up


by both native citizens and
foreign politicians.

The children are not


allowed to have water fights
because there is a water
shortage.

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He always liked to win. He


was committed to
success.
The army recruits people
with many different skills to
fill different roles.

Starting new things very


late in life can be more
difficult, such as taking up
a career in medicine.

He could see how his work


was contributing to society.
This was rewarding.
The latest political issue is
how to share money
between schools across the
country.

I am completely full. That


was a very satisfying meal.

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achievement
to encounter problems

Errungenschaft, Leistung
auf Probleme stoen

approach
airliner
range
to serve
long-haul
aviation
large type
possession
long-distance
thorough

Ansatz, Herangehensweise
Verkehrsflugzeug
Reichweite
bedienen, hier: anfliegen
LangstreckenLuftfahrt
groe Schrift
Besitz
Langstreckengrndlich

to cross out
to assemble

durchstreichen
montieren,
zusammenbauen
hier: Angestellte/r
entdecken

clerk
to spot

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power unit
turbojet
chamber
combustion
combustion chamber
fan
to suck
to force
funnel
-shaped
duct
vaporized
to ignite

Triebwerk, Aggregat
Strahlturbine
Kammer
Verbrennung
Brennkammer
Ventilator
saugen
zwingen, zwngen, hier:
pressen
Trichter
frmig
Rohr, Kanal
verdampft
entznden

to expand

sich ausdehnen

rear
exhaust
to provide
thrust
blade
shaft
to cause sb/sth to do sth

Rckseite
Auspuffgas, Abgas
sorgen fr
Schub
Rotorblatt,
Turbinenschaufel
Welle
jdn/etw etw tun lassen

shaped

geformt
- 21 -

The photocopier would not


work. It was the first time he
had encountered this
problem.

He found every mistake in


the text because he was
thorough.

She spotted him in the


crowd after looking for
several minutes.

I have no other choice. I am


forced to leave.

He ignited the first candle


and used it to light all the
others.
She blew air into the
balloon, which made it
expand.

His lack of interest caused


her to re-think their
relationship.

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aeronautics
trainee

Luftfahrttechnik
Auszubildende/r

to derive sth from sth


crankshaft
in turn
tube
to accelerate

etw aus etw gewinnen


Kurbelwelle
wiederum, seiner-/ihrerseits
Rohr, Rhre
beschleunigen

turbofan
intake
core

Zweistrom-Strahltriebwerk
Zufuhr
Kern-

in essence
conventional
fitted with

im Wesentlichen
herkmmlich, konventionell
versehen mit, ausgestattet
mit
hinausstrmen
ausstoen
Dse, ffnung

to rush out
to expel
nozzle

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48

axle
to extract

Achse
entnehmen, herausziehen,
extrahieren

remainder
scramjet (= supersonic
combustion ramjet)
ramjet

Rest
berschall-VerbrennungsStaustrahltriebwerk
Staustrahltriebwerk

Do you remember? 1
provider
banking
to take advantage of
sb/sth

Anbieter, Versorger
Bankwesen
jdn/etw ausnutzen

to reject

ablehnen

to redesign
delayed

berarbeiten, umgestalten
versptet

departures lounge
CEO (Chief Executive
Officer)
to crash
contents
uniform
to struggle

Abflughalle
Geschftsfhrer/in,
Vorstandsvorsitzende/r
abstrzen
Inhalt
einheitlich
kmpfen, sich abmhen
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There are many trainees


working for this company.

She kept accelerating until


she had overtaken her
husband on the motorway.

These five people are our


core workforce. We cannot
do without them.

Nozzles are used to control


the direction, speed and
flow of a fluid.
A key skill for exams is
being able to extract
important information from
texts.

Im hungry. Lets take


advantage of the free
coffee and biscuits!
Toms kind offer to cook
dinner was rejected by his
girlfriend.
The film was supposed to
come out this year but it has
been delayed.

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necessity

Notwendigkeit

excessive

bermig, bertrieben

biofuel
fossil
geothermal energy
hydroelectric energy
nuclear energy
carbon-neutral
eco-friendly

Biotreibstoff
fossil
Erdwrme, Geothermie
Wasserkraft
Kernkraft, Atomkraft
CO2-neutral
umweltfreundlich

intermittent
sustainable

zeitweise, periodisch
nachhaltig

shape
to outline
domestic

Form
skizzieren, beschreiben,
darstellen
hier: inlndisch

provided
natural gas

ausgestattet, versehen
Erdgas

to prevent sb from doing


sth

jdn davon abhalten etw zu


tun

to flow
stove
to pollute
requirement
medical centre

flieen
Ofen, Herd
verschmutzen
Bedarf
Klinik

limited
community centre
used up

begrenzt
Gemeindezentrum
aufgebraucht, verbraucht

usage
impact
consider
to consist of

Gebrauch, Verbrauch
Auswirkung, Folge
hier: zum Beispiel
bestehen aus
- 23 -

A good amount of sleep is


one of the necessities in
life.
Many people find the large
amount of money spent on
Christmas excessive.

A lot of scientists who care


about the planet are
developing more ecofriendly technology.
The lifestyle of our
generation will not be
sustainable for the
generations to come.

In the United Kingdom, the


Home Secretary deals with
domestic issues.
While a useful energy
source, natural gas also
causes concern in terms of
the greenhouse effect.
The government cannot
stop people harming
themselves but they can try
to prevent them from
harming others.

More and smaller medical


centres are a possible
alternative to fewer, larger
hospitals.

Is there any paper left in the


printer? No, its all been
used up.

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large-scale
installation
vast
hydrogen
finite
proposition
to support
factual
quantity
hydrocarbon
plastics
infinite
to run out

Verlagerung, Wandel,
Verschiebung
gro, gro angelegt
Anlage
riesig
Wasserstoff
begrenzt, endlich
Vorschlag, These
hier: untermauern
SachMenge
Kohlenwasserstoff
Kunststoff(e)
unendlich, unerschpflich
ausgehen

to tackle sth

etw angehen, in Angriff


nehmen

decline
threat
rumbling
below Vesuvius
to face

Rckgang
Bedrohung
Grollen, Donnern
am Fue des Vesuvs
stehen vor

projection

Voraussage,
Hochrechnung, Prognose
jdm zugeschrieben
versumen
wechseln, umstellen
Benzin
ausgeflippt, schrg
Ankndigung,
Bekanntmachung
der Jngste Tag
vielmehr
geachtet, respektiert
schreckliche Angst haben
vor
Hhepunkt, Hchststand,
Gipfel, Spitze
abbauen, erschpfen
zusammenbrechen

attributed to sb
to fail
to switch
gasoline
wacky
proclamation
doomsday
rather
respected
to be terrified of
peak
to deplete
to collapse
shortfall
demand and supply

Defizit, Fehlmenge, hier:


Differenz
Nachfrage und Angebot

to sound alarmist
construction
to stem from

nach Panikmache klingen


Bau(gewerbe)
herrhren von
- 24 -

If the sugar runs out, can


you go and buy some more
please?
Do you have any
suggestions as to how I
tackle this design problem?

He would not face the issue


of the future but focused on
the present instead.

She is terrified of monsters


under the bed.

The load was too heavy and


the table collapsed.

You learn a lot about


supply and demand in
economics classes.

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pesticide
commercial
fertilizer
implement
trailer
derived
storage

Unkrautvertilgungsmittel
handelsblich
Dnger
Arbeitsgert, Maschine
Anhnger
abgeleitet
Lagerung

refrigerator
to distribute
to run on sth

Khlschrank
verteilen, vertreiben
mit etw betrieben werden

to bear in mind
crop

bedenken, daran denken


Feldfrucht, Anbaupflanze

corn
canola
ethanol
derivative
to rely on sth
sophisticated
metallurgy
copper
machinery

Getreide
Raps(l)
thylalkohol, Ethanol
Derivat, Abkmmling
auf etw angewiesen sein
hoch entwickelt
Httentechnik, Metallurgie
Kupfer
Anlagen

to exaggerate

bertreiben

to predict

vorhersagen,
prognostizieren

horrible
to insist on sth

schrecklich, furchtbar
auf etw bestehen

miserable
to be stuck
tubular
concrete
nacelle
upwind
downwind
to face
yaw
yaw drive
wind vane

elend, unglcklich
festsitzen
RhrenBeton
Gondel
windwrts, gegen den Wind
windabwrts, mit dem Wind
gegenber sein, hier:
gerichtet sein
Gier, Gieren
Giersteuerung
Windfahne

controller

Steuerung, Steuereinheit

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Furniture is often kept in


storage for a while when
people move house.

He eats so many sweets,


he seems to run on sugar.
Certain types of crop are
grown as fuel.

The machinery in the


factory stopped working but
we had no replacement
parts.
Sometimes she
exaggerates to show the
importance of her ideas.
People often predict
unpleasant things about the
world but some will certainly
come true.
If you insist on paying for
my ticket, I wont refuse.

I saw a beautifully designed


wind vane on top of the
cathedral.
Motion controllers are
often used to move

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anemometer
hub
to pitch
emergency

Windmesser, Anemometer
Nabe
neigen
Notfall

disc brake
to apply

Scheibenbremse
bettigen

gear box
to decrease
DIY
to install

Getriebe
senken, verringern
Selbstbau-, Heimwerkeraufbauen, einrichten

pylon
to vary
voltage

Mast, Pfeiler
schwanken
Spannung

charge
DC (direct current)
AC (alternating current)
inverter
to capture
wake
to figure sth out
spacing
payoff
wattage
to stretch

Ladung
Gleichstrom
Wechselstrom
Wechselrichter
einfangen
hier: Nachlaufstrmung
etw herausfinden
Abstand
Lohn, Ergebnis
elektrische Leistung
sich erstrecken

greenhouse effect

Treibhauseffekt

to release

hier: freisetzen

incoming solar radiation


outgoing solar radiation
to emit

Sonneneinstrahlung
Sonnenabstrahlung
emittieren, abstrahlen

to re-emit
vapour
nitrous oxide
critical to sth

wieder abstrahlen
Dampf
Distickstoffmonoxyd,
Lachgas
entscheidend (fr etw)

to hit

auftreffen auf
- 26 -

You may use my credit card


but only in an emergency.
The driver didnt apply the
brakes in time and crashed
into the car in front.

Our old security system is


not very good. I would like
to install a new one.

The voltage is too high and


it is giving off sparks.

My Internet cable stretches


from one end of my
bedroom to the other.
We do not yet know for
certain how much
environmental change is
caused by the greenhouse
effect.
She held back the dog until
the children had walked
past and then released it.

Planes have been made


lighter so that they use less
fuel and so emit less
greenhouse gas.

His agreement is critical to


the plan working.

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to trap

einschlieen, fangen

thus
wet
to expect
airfare
violent
scare stories
to misinterpret
to input
band

so, auf diese Weise


nass, feucht
annehmen
Flugkosten
hier: heftig
Panikmache
fehlinterpretieren
einspeisen
Gruppe, Schar

to be worthwhile

sich lohnen

conservation

Erhaltung

dependence
to occur
to prove

Abhngigkeit
auftreten, auftauchen
beweisen

unavoidable

unvermeidlich

to adapt
to affect

sich anpassen
beeinflussen,
beeintrchtigen

to create
to attract sb
to prepare
leaflet
chilling

schaffen
jdn anziehen, anlocken
hier: erstellen
Informationsblatt
schaudererregend,
schrecklich
Lawine
Bergsturz, Erdrutsch
Hochwasser,
berschwemmung

avalanche
landslip
flood

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to defrost

tauen, auftauen

gross national product


meltdown
to endanger

Bruttosozialprodukt
Schmelze
bedrohen, gefhrden

plains
researcher

Ebene
Forscher/in
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They shut the window in


order to trap the bird inside.

The band of travellers


explained how they had met
and decided to form a
group.
Its worthwhile to spend a
bit extra on good food.
People are afraid of the
planet changing too much.
They promote planet
conservation.
I dont believe you. Do you
have evidence to prove
your theory?
Conflict is unavoidable.
There will always be some
things you disagree on.
I cannot ignore his
decisions, because they
affect me personally.

A large proportion of them


live in areas at risk of
floods from the sea or
rivers.
The meat is in the freezer.
You will need to defrost it
before cooking it.

Killing certain animals for


body parts has endangered
their species.
Hes one of the best

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to devastate

zerstren, verwsten

rise
prospect

Anstieg
Aussicht

insufficient

unzureichend

agriculture

Landwirtschaft

to generate
loss
share
to experience

erwirtschaften
Verlust
Anteil
erleben

vulnerability
to highlight
to point to
variation
severe
Danube
property

Verwundbarkeit
unterstreichen,
verdeutlichen
verweisen auf
Schwankung
schwer
Donau
Eigentum, Immobilie(n)

deforestation

Waldzerstrung

drainage
wetlands

Trockenlegung
Feuchtgebiete,
Sumpfgebiete
berschwemmungsgebiet
Leitung
hier: Experte/-in, Koryphe

floodplain
line
authority
occurrence
case
to rush to do sth
to cut down
run-off
to drain
sponge
to soak up
to flood
bank
to burst its banks
flood defence

Ereignis, Vorkommen
Fall
hier: etw voreilig tun
hier: abholzen
Abfluss, Oberflchenabfluss
trockenlegen
Schwamm
aufsaugen
berschwemmen,
berfluten
(Fluss-)Ufer
(Fluss:) ber die Ufer treten
berschwemmungsschutz,
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researchers in his field.


The flood devastated all
the houses there. They had
to be re-built.
The prospect of marrying
her was not as attractive as
it had once been.
You give me insufficient
reasons to agree with you. I
do not see why I should.
I have never wanted to work
in an office. Perhaps I
would find agriculture more
interesting.

Have you ever


experienced such a cold
winter? I have never seen
such deep snow.

Her silence points to guilt.

My aim is to buy lots of


property for my retirement.
The deforestation in this
area has led to the deaths
of many woodland animals.

He is a great authority on
anything to do with opera.

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downstream
quick fix

Deich
flussabwrts
schnelle Lsung

carbon
to last
design
to maintain

Kohlenstoff, CO2
dauern
Entwurf
unterhalten, warten

radiator
insulated
substantially
affordable

Heizkrper
isoliert
erheblich, wesentlich
erschwinglich

obsolete
draft
ventilation heating
insulation

berholt, veraltet
(Luft-)Zug
Luftstromheizung
Isolierung

thermal bridge
to utilize
heat recovery
ventilation
subsoil heat exchange
durable

Klte-/Wrmebrcke
nutzen
Wrmerckgewinnung
Luftzirkulation
Erdwrmepumpenheizung
langlebig, robust

to be keen on sth
vice versa
airtight
envelope
layer

auf etw wild sein, etw


unbedingt wollen
umgekehrt
luftdicht
Hlle, Umhllung
Schicht

resistance
to short circuit
conductivity

Widerstand
kurzschlieen
Leitfhigkeit

exhaust air
stale
supply air
to recover
counterflow
to replenish
virtually
EC motor

Abluft
verbraucht, muffig
Zuluft
(rck-)gewinnen
Gegenstrom
wiederauffllen
praktisch
kollektorloser
Gleichstrommotor
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There should be no quick


fixes here. We must look
for a long-term solution.

The house was very large


and difficult to maintain.

Most technology is initially


expensive and be comes
more affordable later on.

Our house is always warm


in winter because the
insulation is so good.

How durable is the


material? I dont want to buy
it if we will have to replace it
in a few years time.

Life is like an onion: you


peel it off one layer at a
time, and sometimes you
cry.

Metal has high


conductivity. Heat passes
through it very quickly.

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pipe
to consider

Rohr, Rhre
in Betracht ziehen

savings

Ersparnisse

suitability
pane
glazing

Eignung
Fensterscheibe
Verglasung

extraction
ground source heat pump
ground loop
to attach importance

Absaugung
Erdwrmepumpe
Erdschleife
Bedeutung zumessen

rite of passage
to damn
parking lot (AE)
rear view mirror
to be about to do sth

Initiationsritus,
bergangsritus
verdammen
Parkplatz
Rckspiegel
im Begriff sein etw zu tun

to strap sb in

jdn anschnallen

to bury
freeway
regulations
widely
crossroads
drivers licence

begraben
Autobahn
Vorschriften
stark
Kreuzung
Fhrerschein

to be in a rush
to beg sb for sth
lift
premium
to speed
to run a red light

es eilig haben
jdn um etw anbetteln
Mitfahrgelegenheit
erstklassig
zu schnell fahren
bei Rot ber die Ampel
fahren

ticket
scratch
in the middle of nowhere
lame
back road
blaring
to whoop around

Strafzettel
Kratzer
in der Pampa
lahm, langweilig
Nebenstrae, Seitenstrae
(Radio etc.:) voll aufgedreht
auf den Putz hauen,
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Im considering changing
my hairstyle. What do you
think?
When you start to get a
regular income, it would be
good to build up some
savings.

Standard insulation systems


for houses normally include
double glazing.

He thinks highly of being


honest. He attaches a lot of
importance to the truth.

Are you coming home now?


I was about to go to the
shops, actually.
Never forget to strap
yourself in when you get
into a car.

She got her drivers


licence straight away,
because she was so keen
to be independent.

He was late for work and


ran a red light to save
time.

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to corner
patch
to spin out
torn apart
out of nowhere

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herumbldeln
Kurven fahren
Stelle, Stck
ins Schleudern kommen
in Stcke gerissen
aus heiterem Himmel

icy
to evolve
motoring

vereist
sich weiter entwickeln
Autofahren,
Kraftfahrzeugwesen

driverless
artificial

fahrerlos
knstlich

production car
economy

Serienwagen
hier: Sparsamkeit,
Wirtschaftlichkeit

cruise control
hazard
avoidance
pedestrian

Tempomat
Gefahr
Vermeidung
Fugnger/in

vigilance
to nod off
lane
to create havoc
lock
congestion

Wachsamkeit
einnicken
Fahrbahn, Spur
verheerenden Schaden
anrichten
Sperre
Verstopfung, Stau

theft

Diebstahl

to hook up
road sign
traffic signal
to steer

verbinden
Straenschild,
Verkehrsschild
Verkehrsampel
steuern, lenken

adaptive
instructions
packed
to zip by
exhaust fumes

lernfhig, anpassungsfhig
Anweisungen, Befehle
(knall)voll
vorbeizischen
Abgase

The bird flew in front of the


car out of nowhere.
Nobody had seen it coming.

Improving road surfaces


could make motoring a
better experience for
everyone.
Artificial flowers are never
as attractive as real ones.

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Using water with economy


may save the planet from
further destruction.

In the countryside, looking


out for pedestrians on the
road is important.

It was early evening and the


congestion had built up
from workers driving home.
The theft of her jewellery
was upsetting for emotional
as well as financial reasons.

When you start taking


driving lessons you have to
learn to steer, change gear
and pay attention to the
road all at the same time.

Exhaust fumes contribute


largely to air pollution.

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to issue
transmission
ultrasound
obstacle
tyre
lane change

(heraus)geben
Getriebe
Ultraschall
Hindernis
Reifen
Spurwechsel

beacon
up-to-date

Signalstation
aktuell

to pass by
to fail safe
time scale
memorable
hovercraft
urban

vorberfahren, vorbeifahren
ohne Gefahr fehlschlagen
Zeitrahmen
gut zu merken
Luftkissenboot
stdtisch, Stadt-

glass fibre
carbon fibre
to distract

Glasfaser
Kohlefaser
ablenken

slide
auxiliary
ultimate
significantly
mileage

Dia
Hilfsverb
oberste/r/s, endgltig
erheblich, wesentlich
Kilometerleistung

to overcome
shortcoming

berwinden
Manko, Defizit, Mangel

minimum requirement
to re-fuel
charge
inconvenient

Mindestanforderung
(nach)tanken
Laden, Aufladen
unpraktisch, unpassend

to recharge
density
series
propulsion
recharge time
concern

wiederaufladen
Dichte
Reihe
Schub, Vortrieb
Ladedauer
Anliegen

tendency
recharge cycle

Neigung
Ladezyklus
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He made a lane change to


prepare for coming off the
motorway at the next exit.
If your GPS is not up-todate, you may easily get
lost.

Urban areas with high


populations produce less
pollution per person than
greener suburbs.

If she had let you distract


her, she might have
crashed the car.

The mileage on that car


was very low, considering it
was ten years old.
Although the product is very
good, it is not without
shortcomings.

Could you call again later?


Im afraid now is a rather
inconvenient time.

My main concern is that my


daughter will fail her exams
and will not be able to go to
university.

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to discharge
strain

entladen
Druck, Spannung

plane
shift
operation
to deposit
to accommodate

Ebene
Verschiebung
Betrieb
hier: sich ablagern
unterbringen

to fatigue
to fracture
fracture
ultimately

ermden
brechen, reien
Bruch, Riss
letztlich, letztendlich

shelter
to glitter
beggar
wit
to fool around
to have a ball
to fancy sb
fortune

Unterkunft, Obdach
glnzen
Bettler
Witz, Geist
herumbldeln, Unsinn
machen
sich bestens amsieren
an jdm Gefallen finden
Vermgen

to trust
current account

vertrauen
Girokonto

to withdraw money

Geld abheben

to manage

verwalten

ATM card
incentive
deposit
to deposit

Bankomatkarte
Anreiz
Einlage, Guthaben
(Geld:) einzahlen

interest
to negotiate
overdraft

Zins(en)
verhandeln, aushandeln
(Konto-)berziehung

to borrow
fee

leihen
Gebhr

A certain amount of strain


can be put on any material
but too much will break it.

Would you like to come and


stay? I am sure we can
accommodate you.

What matters ultimately is


meeting the customers
needs.

Property costs a fortune


nowadays.
I would like to move some
money from my savings into
my current account, so
that I can access it.
I can only withdraw a
certain amount of money in
one day.
My wife is very good at
managing money, so she
takes care of our finances.

I got a lot of money for my


birthday, so I am going to
deposit it into my savings.

I needed a sofa before I


was paid this month, so I
used my overdraft to buy
one.
When I was a student, I
didnt have to pay any fees
to use my overdraft.

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branch
application

Filiale
Antrag

balance

Kontostand, Guthaben

to sign up
to safeguard
mechanical engineering
plant manufacturing
intellectual property
federation
to claim
subsequently

sich anmelden
schtzen
Maschinenbau
Anlagenbau
geistiges Eigentum
Verband
erklren, behaupten
spter, daraufhin

home-grown
contractor

einheimisch
Unternehmer/in,
Unternehmen
ein typisches Beispiel
ankndigen

a case in point
to announce
maglev train
the only recourse
contract
developing country
deal
solely
proprietary
to eat away at
counterfeit

Magnetschwebebahn
das einzige, was brig
bleibt
Vertrag

border patrol
agent
to seize
shipment
keyboard
drop
pharmaceuticals
revenue

Entwicklungsland
Geschft
allein
firmeneigen, geheim
nagen an, zerfressen
geflscht, nachgemacht;
Flschung, Nachahmung
Grenzschutz
hier: Beamter/-in
beschlagnahmen
Sendung, Ladung
Tastatur
Tropfen
Arzneimittel
Einknfte, Einnahmen

annually

jhrlich

corporate
trade fair
manufacturer

UnternehmensHandelsmesse
Hersteller, Produzent

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Although I applied to
several universities, I just
had to fill in one
application for them all.
The ATM prints out a
receipt showing my
balance every time I
withdraw money.

They raised her salary.


Subsequently, she has
bought a larger flat.

They announced that the


train would be arriving early.

His contract required him


to work 40 hours a week.

Selling counterfeit goods is


a criminial offence.

The majority of her revenue


came from drawing
cartoons for newspapers.
The amount of insurance I
pay on my car decreases
annually.

The product was faulty, so


we asked the

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manufacturer for a free


replacement.
to catch sight of
to mistake sth for sth

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agreement

erblicken, erkennen
etw fr etw halten, etw mit
etw verwechseln
Vereinbarung

all terrain
on display
admittedly

Gelndeausgestellt
zugegeben(ermaen)

reference
to profit

Bezug
Gewinn machen

at sbs expense
designer
consumer
medication
deputy
head
trade

auf jds Kosten


Konstrukteur/in
Verbraucher/in
Arzneimitel
Stellvertreter/in,
stellvertretende/r
Chef/in
Handel

to beware of sth
pirated
to engage in sth

sich vor etw in Acht nehmen


raubkopiert, nachgemacht
sich an etw beteiligen

embassy
to be affected by sth
globally operating
to survey
detection
to become aware of sth
audit

Botschaft
von etw betroffen sein
weltweit ttig
untersuchen, erfassen
Entdeckung, Aufdeckung
sich einer Sache bewusst
werden
berprfung, Revision

to estimate

schtzen

to associate sth with sth


reputation
to sue

etw mit etw in Verbindung


bringen
Ruf
verklagen

liability
product liability

Haftung
Produkthaftung
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After five hours of


discussions, they finally
came to some sort of
agreement.

I would like to see the


concert. Admittedly, it will
cost a lot of money.
Producing the film was a
difficult experience but Im
sure you profited from it.

International trade can be


made difficult by conflict
between different cultures.

The politicians engaged in


a war of words over
environmental issues.

The audit did not reveal


any unexpected use of the
companys money.
If you had to estimate the
length of the River Nile, how
long would you say it is?

The company had used his


name to advertise their
beer, so he sued them.

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recognisable
labelling
tiny
solid
liquid
fake

wiedererkennbar
Kennzeichnung
winzig
Festkrper
Flssigkeit
falsch, geflscht

scale
questionnaire
purchase

Umfang, Ausma
Fragebogen
Kauf

fraud
to update

Betrug
aktualisieren

teller
to route
to key in

Kassierer/in
leiten
eintippen

inquiry
verification

Abfrage, Nachfrage
berprfung, Beglaubigung

to cancel

abbrechen

to insert
auditory
to prompt
CRT
entire

einstecken, einfhren
akustisch
weiterhelfen, vorsagen
Kathodenstrahlrhre
gesamte/r/s

bottom portion
safe
slot
cash dispenser

unterer Teil
Tresor, Safe
Schlitz
hier: Bargeldausgeber

to dispense
reject
bin
count
to record
journal
to evaluate
to stick together

ausgeben
Ausschuss
Behlter
Zhlung
aufzeichnen
Protokoll
einschtzen, auswerten
aneinander kleben

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As technology develops,
both fake versions of
products and machines to
recognize fake products will
improve.

You should keep an


account of your online
purchases in case the
products dont get sent.
I listen to the radio to
update my knowledge of
world news.

The shop assistant asked


me to key in my password.
When the verification for
the card did not come
through immediately, I
began to worry.
We had to cancel the whole
process and start again.

I was very hungry and hot. I


ate the entire tub of ice
cream.

The cash dispenser was


broken, so I couldnt
withdraw any money.

Would you like a sweet? Im


afraid theyre a bit stuck
together.

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worn

abgenutzt

folded
to load

gefaltet
bestcken, beladen

rate
to indicate
to request sth

Rate, Quote
auf etw hinweisen
etw beantragen, bestellen

point of sale
unauthorized

Verkaufsstelle
unbefugt

reader
contact pad
portable
encryption
to encrypt

Lesegert
Kontaktfeld
tragbar
Verschlsselung
verschlsseln

biometrics
physical
to conduct
segmented
to operate
ground
to defend

biometrische Daten
krperlich
durchfhren
unterteilt
hier: funktionieren
(Elektrotechnik:) Erde
verteidigen

Do you remember? 2
reservoir
steady

Stausee
gleichmig, stetig

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Much as I love this dress, I


may have to throw it out,
since it is so worn.
We are moving house
today. We have already
loaded our furniture into the
removal van.

If a website requests your


password, make sure it is a
safe site.
Unauthorized use of a
computer system is a
criminal offence.

If you do not encrypt


important information, you
cannot be surprised if
someone finds and uses it.

She does not like fighting


but will still defend herself
from attacks.