VIP Class Notes (Nemo)



oblivious (adj): 1-not conscious of something, especially what is happening around you
E.g.: Absorbed in her work, she was totally oblivious of her surroundings.

touristy (adj): 1-A touristy place is not attractive because a lot of tourists visit it and it is full of things for them to buy and do.(地方)游客众多的
E.g.: This used to be a pretty little fishing town, but now it’s become very touristy.

dress code (n):a set of rules for what you can wear
E.g.: My school had a very strict dress code.

syllabus (n): 1-(a plan showing) the subjects or books to be studied in a particular course, especially a course that leads to an exam教学大纲,课程大纲
E.g.: Which novels are on the syllabus this year?
E.g.: We have a new geography/history/maths syllabus this year.

be up to sb-to be the responsibility of someone是(某人)的职责
E.g.: It’s up to the manager to make the final decision.

It’s up to you

out of context
​-If words are used out of context, only a small separate part of what was originally said or written is reported, with the result that their meaning is not clear or is not understood.
E.g.: The reporter took my remarks completely out of context.

vending machine (n):a machine from which you can buy small things such as cigarettes, drinks, and sweets by putting coins into it
E.g.: The vending machine in the office dispenses really tasteless coffee.

blend (n): 1-a mixture of different things or styles
E.g.: a rich blend of the finest coffee beans
E.g.: Their music is a blend of jazz and African rhythms.

blend (v): 1-to mix or combine together
E.g.: Blend the ingredients into a smooth paste.
E.g.: The carpet blends well with the color of the walls.


layover (n): 1-a short stay in a place that you make while you are on a longer journey to somewhere else
E.g.: We had a four-hour layover in Chicago.


A friend of mine is applying for German papers

I didn’t satisfy (V) /I’m not satisfied (ADJ)