15 Mayıs 2015 Cuma

1032 ADVANCED ENGLISH 2, "PRIVACY AND THE MEDIA" TARGET VOCABULARY MEANINGS AND SENTENCES




PRIVACY AND THE MEDIA

TARGET VOCABULARY

Publication (n): the process of printing a book, magazine etc and offering it for sale.

      She was in England for the publicationof her book.

Privacy (n): (1) the state of being able to be alone and not seen or heard by other people.
(2)
the state of being free from public attention

      She went upstairs for some privacy.

      Celebrities have a right to privacy.

      Your information is collected in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Resign (v): to give up (a job or position) in a formal or official way.

      The senator was forced to resign his position.

      The newspaper's editor resigned after the scandal.

      He resignedfrom his job as principal of the school.

      This is the second time that Blunkett has been forced to resign form the Blair cabinet.

Relevant (adj): directly relating to the subject or problem being discussed

      This work is relevant to you, fitting the demands of your organization and your customers.

      Do you have any experience that is relevant to this job?

Royalty (n): members of a royal (relating to a king or queen) family.Until the mid-18th century wealthy aristocratic patrons and royalty were generally painted by this artist.

      On our wedding day, we were treated like royalty.

Disguise (n): something that you wear to change your appearance and hide who you are.

      His disguisedidn’t fool anyone: everyone could easily recognise who he was.

      He wore a disguise of glasses, a fake mustache, and a cap.

Avoid (v): to stay away from someone or something.

      You should of course always be careful and avoid dark alleyways at night.

      They successfully avoided each other for days.

Dig through (v): (1) to make or force (one's way), especially by removing obstructions. (2) to find or discover by effort or searching

      He dughis way through the crowd.

to accuse sb of sth (v): to blame (someone) for something wrong or illegal;
to say that someone is guilty of a fault or crime

      He was accused of stealing the money.

      She has been accused of murder.

      You can't accuse him ofbeing rude: he's always extremely polite.

Deliberately (adv): intentionally, in a way that is meant, intended, or planned; done or said on purpose

      He deliberatelytricked them.

      He deliberatelybroke that, didn't he?

Embarrassing (adj): sth. that makes you feel shy or ashamed; leading to a feeling of uncomfortable self-consciousness
Embarrassment (n)

      It was one of my most embarrassing moments.

      Watergate was a very embarrassing scandal for the US government.

      She couldn't hide her embarrassment.

      He's an embarrassment to his family.

Nuisance[s] (n): a person, thing, or situation that is annoying or that causes trouble or problem

      The sticky clay was a nuisance to work with. [=was difficult to work with]

      My allergies are a nuisance in the springtime.

      Filling out all the paperwork was a nuisance.

Chase (v): to follow and try to catch (someone or something);  

      The cops chased the thief.

      My dog chases after butterflies.

      Our last mayor was chased from office by political enemies.

Confidential (adj): secret or private Confidentiality (n)
These documents are completely confidential.

      Someone was leaking confidential information [=telling secrets] to the press.

      All medical records are treated with complete confidentiality. [=are kept completely private].

To leak to (v): to give (secret information) to someone so that it becomes known to the public

      Someone leaked the story tothe press.

Raid[s] (n): an occurrence in which police suddenly enter a place in a forceful way to find criminals, illegal drugs, etc.; a surprise attack on an enemy by soldiers or other military forces.

      They caught five smugglers in the raid.

      Weapons were also seized during the drug raid.

      They launched a raid against the enemy.

      The building was destroyed in a bombing raid. [=a surprise attack in which bombs are used].

Civilian[s] (n): a person who is not a member of the military or of a police or firefighting force.

      The bomb injured 12 civilians.

Candid (adj): expressing opinions and feelings in an honest and sincere way

      He was quite candid about his past.

      a candidconfession

      She gave us her candid opinion on the matter.

Unrest (n): a situation in which many of the people in a country are angry and hold protests or act violently

      The country has experienced years of civil/social/political unrest.
 
 

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