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Endangered species: a species of plant or animal that is in danger of becoming extinct.
Evolution: the continuous modification and adaptation of organisms to their environments through selection, hybridization, and the like.
Extinct: no longer existing, as an animal species.
Greenhouse effect: the warming trend on the surface and in the lower atmosphere of a planet, held by scientists to occur when solar radiation is trapped, as by emissions from the planet.
Habitat: the natural environment of a plant or animal.
Insecticide: a substance used to kill insects.
Atmosphere: the mass of gases surrounding the earth or any other celestial body.
Ozone Layer: a layer of air containing ozone high above the earth that prevents harmful ultraviolet light from the sun from reaching the earth.
Poacher: one who illegally hunts on another's property.
Pollution: contaminating material that pollutes.
Smog: a haze caused by the effect of sunlight on foggy air that has been polluted by vehicle exhaust gases and industrial smoke.
Biosphere: the part of the earth and its atmosphere in which living organisms can exist.
Conservation: the act of preserving and protecting from loss, destruction, or waste.
Acid Rain: rain that contains large amounts of harmful chemicals as a result of burning substances such as coal and oil.
Rainforest: a forest in a tropical area that receives a lot of rain.
Exhaust Fumes: the waste gas from an engine, especially a car's, or the pipe the gas flows through.
Fertilizer: a natural or chemical substance that is spread on the land or given to plants, to make plants grow well.
Global Warming: a gradual increase in world temperatures caused by gases such as carbon dioxide that are collecting in the air around the earth and stopping heat escaping into space.
CFC: chlorofluorocarbon: gases. CFCs cause damage to the ozone layer.
Fossil Fuel: fuels, such as gas, coal, and oil, that were formed underground from plant and animal remains millions of years ago
Fumes: strong, unpleasant, and sometimes dangerous gas or smoke.
Recycle: to sort and collect rubbish in order to treat it and produce useful materials that can be used again.
Murder: Unlawfully and deliberately killing someone.
Kidnapping: Taking somebody by and demanding money or conditions to free that person.
Burglary: To enter a building, often while no one is in it, and seal money or objects.
Mugging: To take something by force from someone, often in the street.
Pickpocketing: To steal from someone’s pocket etc, without them realizing.
Arson: To set fire to a building illegally.
Rape: To violently attack a person sexually.
Hijacking: To use force to take control of a plane, ship, train, etc.
Fraud: To deceive or cheat someone to get money.
Theft: Stealing-usually secretly and without violence.
Manslaughter: Killing someone by accident through a careless or dangerous act.
Smuggling: To bring illegal goods, like drugs, into a country or to bring good into a country without paying taxes.
Shoplifting: To steal thing while pretending to shop.
Blackmail: To get money from someone by threatening to tell a secret or to harm them.
Forgery: The crime of making an illegal copy of something.
Assassination: To kill someone important or famous.
Similarities: So/Neither + auxiliary verb + subject. So do I. Neither do I.
Differences: Subject + auxiliary verb, not. I’m not. I can.
Simple Past: Completed actions. Lisa watched a romantic movie yesterday. Did you visit your grandfather? Didn’t she study very hard for the exam?
Past Perfect: For an event that happened before another in the past. I had made a decision before you called me. When she arrived, the bus had already left. S+Had+V3. S+Had+Not+V3. Had+S+V3.
For: Indicates a period of time with a beginning and end. For six years.
Since: tells us when something started and is almost always used with a perfect tense. Since two o’clock.
Live for: to enjoy something more than anything else that you do. My son lives for sports.
Live off: to use someone or something to provide the money or food that you need to live. All his life he had lived off his father.
Live out of a suitcase: Live or stay somewhere on a temporary basis and with only a limited selection of one's belongings. Her parents told her she had to think about buying a home instead of living out of a suitcase.
Live through: to survive an experience, esp. A difficult one. It's hard to understand how she lived through those traumas.
Live up to: to live in accordance with expectations or an ideal or standard. He never lived up to his father's vision of him.
What a relief! What a relief! It was only a nightmare.
What a nuisance! What a nuisance! They come visiting at such an inappropriate hour.
At a crossroads Thomas was at a crossroads when he had to decide between going to law school, medical school, or barber college.
Against the odds: If something is against the odds it is very unlikely to happen. It’s against the odds, but you never know – maybe we’ll win. What do you think?
Play safe: If you play safe, it means you are extremely careful and you don’t take any unnecessary risks. Well. I’m not sure. We could take a risk and win a million or we could play safe and keep what we have.
Stop dithering: dither: to be unable to make a decision about doing something. Stop dithering and choose which one you want!

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