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jeudi 12 décembre 2019

UNIT VIII: READING










Vocabulary:

Beautiful henna patterns

Henna

Bride


Bridegroom (groom)


Wedding

Caftan


 Dye

Golden


Kohl


 Milk and dates


Ring

Bowl of milk

Raw eggs


Snowbound village



Sugar loaf

Perfume

Tray







 snowbound:  /ˈsnəʊ.baʊnd/ (of vehicles or people) unable to travel because of heavy snow, or (of roads) not able to be travelled on or reached because of heavy snow.


 Examples:


Hundreds of vehicles have become snowbound.


 Because the villages are snowbound for most of the year, the festival offers an occasion for trading, amusement and matrimony.


 matrimony:  /ˈmæt.rɪ.mə.nɪthe state of being married. (Adjective: matrimonial /ˌmæ·trəˈmoʊ·nɪ·əl/)


 dye:  /dɑɪ / a substance used to change the colour of something. (verb: to dye; present participle dyeing | past tense and past participle dyed)


 Examples:


She dipped the material into the dye.


There are dozens of different dyes to choose from.



 ward /wɔːd/ somebody/something off:   to prevent someone or something unpleasant from harming or coming close to you.


 Examples:


In the winter I take vitamin C to ward off colds.


She was given a magic charm to ward off evil spirits.



run /rʌn/ away: to leave a place or person secretly and suddenly.


 Examples:


He ran away from home when he was only twelve.


He ran away from his prison.

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