Vocabulary List Wired vwo
In this word list you will find many of the words you come across in this unit. They are put together in order of assignment and in order of occurrence in the text. These words may be part of your vocabulary test.
have been warning the people about the negative influence of violent TV programmes for years.
I work for a highly
company. Change isn't exactly welcomed here.
monolithisch, een eenheid vormend
The word 'art'
many things, including paintings, sculptures, literature and poetry.
The magazine was terminated because
was too low.
This Australian soap opera is
by TV stations all over the world.
at least fifty clients.
diensten leveren aan
This new cleaning apparatus comes with a vast
Leland moved to Paris because he was drawn by its
glamour and excitement.
to be polled
Sixty per cent of the voters
said that they had voted against the current president.
meedoen aan een opiniepeiling
to be engaged in
is engaged in
the production of a new Broadway musical.
betrokken zijn bij
As a result of the massive power failure, all
channels of communication
were down for almost an entire day.
is his greatest passion, so obviously he wants to be a reporter or a journalist.
nieuwsvergaring, het verzamelen van nieuwsfeiten
of these new facts about the Israeli government is of the greatest importance. The people have a right to know!
The change of governments in that African country brought on a massive
to centre on
My grandmother's entire life
of fast-food restaurants and drive-ins has contributed certainly to the problem of child obesity.
to tune in to
again next week for another
Top 40 Classics
afstemmen op (een radiozender)
Paula says she can
brain waves and use them to communicate with aliens.
to cater for
children of all ages who like sports.
zich richten op
to keep abreast of
I don't really
keep abreast of
the latest developments in the world of IT.
de hoogte blijven van
Don't turn the
on again! Why don't you go read a book or something?
My brother is boring. He just sits in front of the
all day, watching stupid cartoons.
You didn't pay your
? Well, in that case I think I know why your TV is 'broken'...
kijk- en luistergeld
The family unit is one of the
about the weather and find something else to do indoors!
The latest news
Well, if you're so interested in crime and journalism, why not become a
What an awful man! He
sold you that wreck of a car!
willens en wetens
Justin told Britney rather
that she was too goody-goody for him..
No, you're mistaken. Rowan is not a widower, he's a
gescheiden man / vrouw
The brave knight
a mortal wound on his enemy.
Yakshina had a very
bruise on her face, but she claimed she had walked into a doorpost.
in het oog springend
It helps to know a little bit about the law if you want to be a
In the 18th century, many Europeans fled to America to escape religious
sexually transmitted disease (STD)
Chlamydia is one of the most common
. It is also one of the hardest to detect.
seksueel overdraagbare aandoening (SOA)
My parents' marriage
when my mother found out my father was having an affair.
If you don't want to have any more children, John, then maybe you should consider a
sterilisatie (van man)
I would like to
to everyone to donate as much or as little money as they can spare to this worthy cause.
I forgot to pay for a
pen and because of that I was
a common criminal!
the new law on smoking in public.
kritiek leveren op
my mother for three months before she finally agreed to marry him. Isn't that romantic?
verleiden, het hof maken
The FBI has a database full of
they want to keep an eye on.
John was so rude to me! He was simply
I can't believe Lily stole another car five minutes after she was released! She should be
de tralies stoppen
Don't shoot the messenger!
to push past
When little Roger fell into the pond, Mustafa
the shocked crowd to save him.
It's not too serious, the bullet just
I just don't know what else we can do to stop the rising
Lilian is the youngest
in the history of the Birmingham police department.
between the two families had been going on for so long that nobody remembered what caused it in the first place.
to be acquitted
O.J. Simpson was suspected of murdering his ex-wife and her boyfriend, but to everybody's surprise he
is a slang name for a drug dealer or gangster of Jamaican descent.
Jamaicaanse drugsdealer / gangster
Quantum leap in communications
At first we thought little Joseph might be mentally handicapped, but these past few months he has made a
in his development.
Stay with us on Channel Four; we will be following the events in Moscow as they
problem is something which
The death of his mother had a
effect on Jeremiah.
to be housed
In the future, all communication tools needed at home or in the office
will be housed
in one and the same unit.
Big companies like The Gap have
all over the world.
to rely on
The success of our skiing holiday
the snow conditions in Austria.
Isn't it marvellous, the way a picture that has been transmitted over so many miles is perfectly
on your TV screen?
Samira opened the window,
trying to get rid of the awful smell of rotten eggs.
zo, op die manier
The introduction of
has sped up communications enormously.
Sulphur is one of the three main
Rishi pushed a
of hair out of his eyes.
your office been
for broadband internet yet?
bedrading aanbrengen, hier
geschikt maken voor
Designer clothes are usually produced
This new system
clients to log on and view the status of their order.
het mogelijk maken om
Daniel will just drop by unannounced at any
Their headmaster is a very
man. He always wears the same suit with the same tie.
any comments via our website: www.bbc.co.uk/homes.
Of course, this
kitchen can be completely
to your needs and wishes.
You might want to take a
of that scene, because this way you can't see everything that is happening.
When the camera took a
picture of the princess, everybody could see she was crying.
stepped up to the plate, swinging his bat and flashing the pitcher a threatening look.
slagman (bij honkbal)
are saying that all polar ice may melt in our lifetime.
My brother and I
on the present we should give to our mother for her fiftieth birthday.
het ergens niet over eens zijn
Thanks to the
of the opposition, the government was re-elected.
Going out for a drink after work
is an important aspect of the
of advertising agencies.
There was an absolute
of food and drink. I simply didn't know what to have.
The Matrix Reviewed
to close the book on
closes the book on
one of the most controversial court cases in British history.
afronden, een eind breien aan
The Oscar-winning actress was subjected to a
How can you already be so
when you're only eighteen years old?
policeman has confessed to shooting and killing five addicts in the greater Washington area.
When there's a thunderstorm, a big tree in the middle of a field isn't exactly the best possible
There has been an
strike at the local hospital.
make a last stand
The three desperados
made a last stand
against the sheriff's men.
je klaarmaken voor het laatste gevecht
The two football teams treated their supporters to a
The graveyard was
in fog, which made it look very spooky.
river here, which surfaces about thirty kilometres to the north.
to revolve around
a young man who is looking for his birth mother.
to go by the wayside
went by the wayside
when John accused his boss of firing him because he was overweight.
hit someone over the head with something
All right, I know I made a mistake, you don't have to keep
hitting me over the head with it
iets meer dan nadrukkelijk zeggen of duidelijk maken
The conflict between Liana and her sister still isn't
I know Richard is being annoying, but he's just trying to
his new position as head of the department.
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