نویسنده :محمد منفرد
تاریخ:یکشنبه 20 فروردین 1391-03:49 ب.ظ
From: Elham Hosseini
51. In fact
- Actually, the truth is
The man has been to China before. In fact he has been there three times.
52. In favor of (someone or something)
- To approve or support someone or something
Everybody is in favor of the new police chief.
My company is not in favor of changing our holiday schedule.
53. In general
- In most situations or circumstances
In general, most of the people in our apartment are happy with the new manager.
54. In order to
- For the purpose of
They have decided to close down the school for the summer in order to do some major repairs.
55. In other words
- In a different (usually more direct) way
"In other words, if you do not finish the assignment by Wednesday you will not pass the course."
56. In place
- In the proper place or location
Everything in the room was in place when we arrived for the meeting.
57. In some ways
- In some unspecified way or manner, by some unspecified means
In some ways I know what my friend means but in some ways I do not.
58. In terms of (something)
- With regard to something
In terms of our agreement with the other company we were not allowed to sell the products online.
59. In time
- Early enough
I did not come home in time to meet my cousin.
60. Keep (someone or something) in mind
- To remember and think about someone or something
I told my co-workers to keep the new starting time for work in mind.
61. Kind of
- Somewhat, more or less, moderately
I was kind of tired when I arrived home last night.
62. Look for (something)
- To try to find something, to hunt/search for something
My friend has been looking for her credit card all morning but she can`t find it.
63. Look up (something)
- To search for something in a dictionary or other book
I will look up my friend's name in the telephone book.
I looked up the word in the dictionary.
64. Make a difference
- To cause a change in a situation
It does not make a difference whether our boss comes to the meeting or not.
65. Make sense
- To seem reasonable
His new proposal really does make sense.
66. Make sure
- To make certain, to establish something without a doubt
I want to make sure that my friend is going to meet me tomorrow.
67. More or less
- Somewhat, to some extent
I more or less have decided to study business next year.
68. No matter
No matter how hard that I try, my piano teacher is never satisfied.
69. Not at all
- Certainly not
I am not at all happy with my new computer.
70. Of course
- Certainly, definitely, naturally
"Of course you can use my car if you want to."
71. On the other hand
- However, in contrast, looking at the opposite side of a matter
He is very intelligent but on the other hand he is very lazy and always gets low marks at school.
72. On time
- At the scheduled time, exactly at the correct time, punctually
Our train arrived exactly on time.
73. Once again
- Again, one more time, once more
I tried once again to phone my boss at his home.
74. Open to (something)
- To be agreeable to learn or hear about new ideas or suggestions
Most members of the class were open to the teacher's ideas.
75. Pick up (something)
- To get or receive something
I will pick up my dry cleaning tomorrow.
I picked up a copy of the newspaper at the station.
76. Point out (someone or something)
- To explain or call attention to someone or something
My teacher was very kind when she pointed out the mistakes that I had made.
77. Put out (something)
- To produce or make something (a product/brochure/report/CD/movie/paper)
The company puts out a newsletter every month for the employees.
78. Regardless of (something)
- Without considering or thinking about something, without regard to something
Regardless of the weather we are going to go fishing tomorrow morning.
79. Right away
"I forgot to bring my book but I will go home and get it right away."
80. Rule out (someone or something)
- To decide against or eliminate someone or something
The police ruled out the man as a possible bank robber.
We decided to rule out Monday as the day to have our meeting.