Fringe – Season 1 -episode 1

By | December 14, 2020
  • sneak around : to go or do something secretly, or take someone or something somewhere secretly
  • a big /massive/huge fan of sth.
  • Office romances are usually a bad idea.
  • seminar : /ˈsem·əˌnɑr/ a meeting of a group of people with a teacher or expert for training, discussion, or study on a particular subject

Ex : I attended the seminars for two months.

  • endless : never finishing , seems never to finish.
  • make the call : make a decision
  • get to do sth : to have an opportunity to do something
  • kicker ( noun ) : something surprising
  • preamble : /ˈpriː.æm.bəl/ an introduction
  • on the/its/your way : during the journey
  • scramble : to take off very quickly
  • escort : /esˈkɔːrt/ a person or vehicle that goes somewhere with someone to protect or guard them
  • throw up : to vomit.
  • get results : succeed
  • liaison : /liˈeɪ.zɑːn/ communication between people or groups who work with each other
  • inter- : between or among the people, things, or places mentioned
  • first-hand : ( adv ) obtained or experienced yourself
  • want in/out of : to want to start or stop being involved in something
  • suit up : to prepare to take part in something, especially a sport, by putting on a uniform
  • deliberately : intentionally

Ex : I’m sure he says these things deliberately to annoy me.

  • ablaze : (adj)  /əˈbleɪz/ burning very strongly
  • speculation :  /ˌspek.jəˈleɪ.ʃən/ (guess) the act of guessing possible answers to a question without having enough information to be certain
  • hazardous :  /ˈhæz.ɚ.dəs/ dangerous
  • on its way : happening or arriving soon

Ex : – My school is well on its way to a championship. We’re on our way from Logan, and should be there soon.

  • on duty : something that you have to do because it is part of your job, or something that you feel is the right thing to do
  • facility : the buildings, equipment, and services provided for a particular purpose

Ex : shopping facilities / medical facilities / sports facilities / storage facilities.

  • suspicious : making you feel that something illegal is happening or that something is wrong / feeling doubt or no trust in someone or something.

Ex : suspicious Middle Eastern men

  • pissed ( adj ) annoyed
  • assault : /əˈsɑːlt/ to attack someone violently

Ex : He had attempted to sexually assault the woman.

  • private : a soldier of the lowest rank in an army

Ex : Marine privates.

  • put sb away : to send someone to prison
  • much better
  • sort of + adj : in some way or to some degree

Ex : I was sort of hoping to leave early today.

  • severe: /səˈvɪr/ VERY SERIOUS
  • feel like + clause : when you’re not quite sure of something , it sounds more personal than when you say “I think ___
  • lucid : clearly expressed and easy to understand, or (of a person) thinking or speaking clearly
  • remarkably : used for emphasizing how surprising or unusual something is
  • Get + object + infinitive with to == get + object + -ing form have similar meanings of ‘cause or persuade to happen’
  • anxious :  /ˈæŋk.ʃəs/ eager to do something

Ex : be anxious for sth / to do sth / that clause.

  • As … as + possibility

Ex : Can you come as soon as possible? – Go to as many places as you can. -We got here as fast as we could.

  • countless : very many, or too many to be counted
  • as to : about , relating to

Ex : I can’t answer questions as to how much money Mr. Mayer is being paid.

  • non-starter : an idea, plan, or person that has no chance of success
  • be supposed to do sth : to have to; to have a duty or a responsibility to
  • incinerate : to burn something completely

Ex : To visit the prison, you’ll need security clearance.

  • brief : to give someone information about something
  • obsolete : /ˌɑːb.səlˈiːt/ not in use any more, having been replaced by something newer and better or more fashionable
  • immunity : official protection from legal action, for example, not being judged in a court or punished for a crime

Ex : grant/give sb immunity

  • bidder : someone who offers to pay a particular amount of money for something
  • demonstration : = demo
  • unwarranted : lacking a good reason; unnecessary
  • draw (one’s ) attention to sth : to attract attention or interest
  • cannot afford : If you cannot afford to do something, you must not do it because it would cause serious problems for you
  • be connected with : related to someone or something.
  • come after : follow sb.
  • be willing (to do sth) : to be happy to do something if it is needed.
  • post : to send someone to a particular place to work

Ex : Guards were posted at all the doors.

  • pursuit : the act of following someone or something to try to catch him, her, or it

Ex : The robbers fled the scene of the crime, with the police in pursuit.

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