اصطلاحات کاربردی آیلتس و تافل
در قسمت قبلی از اهمیت اصطلاحات برایتان گفتیم. در این قسمت نیز ده تا از اصطلاحات کاربردی آیلتس و تافل را فهرست می کنیم. حتما مثال ها را بخوانید.
1. To back someone into a corner
To put someone into a position where there is no way out and no room to maneuver.
Example: His political opponents tried to back him into a corner, so that whatever he did would cause him to lose support.
2. To have second thoughts
Example: After I saw the reading list, I had second thoughts about taking the class.
3. To look after
to take care of
Example: I used to look after my little brother after school every day.
4. To look forward to
To anticipate something with pleasure
Example: I’m looking forward to the concert next week.
Note that if you need a verb, it must be a gerund. (Example: I’m looking forward to celebrating our anniversary.)
5. To look into
To investigate, to seek information about something
Example: we are looking into buying a camper for our summer trip.
6. To keep one’s options open
To avoid doing anything that might rule out a future course of action
Example: I will probably matriculate to Stanford University, but I want to keep my options open until I have gotten response from all of the universities I applied to.
7. To bring the facts home to somebody
To make the reality of something clear
Example: I couldn’t understand the theory, but his speech finally brought the complexity of the theory home to me.
8. To bring new information to light
to reveal, to uncover
Example: Their study brought to light some of the causes of the disease.
9. To see the light
To finally realize something after serious consideration
Example: I thought he would never agree with me, but eventually he saw the light.
10. To look up
to show signs of improvement
Example: She had some tests done and the doctors believe her health is looking up.
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