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Hungarian or Hunglish?
Borrowings and false friends
between Hungarian and English

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Metaphor
What we talk about
when we talk about
friendship

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Phrasal verbs practice using the
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by Mairi MacDonald

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Activity 1 Sentence match

Answers

1 to persuade someone who can help you to be your friend or like you g If you want to be elected to the club, she's the person you need to get in with.
2 to stop being friendly with someone because you have had a disagreement with them e Have you two fallen out?
3 if people ____ _______, they like each other and are friendly to each other a Richard and his sister don't get along.
4 to become friendly with someone again after an argument h Why don't you two forget your differences and make up?
5 to try to become friendly with someone in order to get some benefit for yourself f He has been accused of cosying up to the new US president.
6 to stop having a close or friendly relationship with someone d Why did all his friends suddenly cut him off?
7 to spend time with someone because you are friends c Who was that lad you used to knock around with?
8 to become friendly with someone, especially someone who could have a bad influence on you b I don't want you to take up with the wrong crowd.

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