VIP Class Notes (Nemo)


tablet (n) [C] (COMPUTER)
(also tablet computer)
a small, flat computer that is controlled by touching the screen or by using a special pen

etch (v): to cut a pattern, picture, etc. into a smooth surface, especially on metal or glass, using acid or a sharp instrument
E.g.: He etched his name on a piece of glass.

be etched on/in sb’s memory
to be something that you will continue to remember
E.g.: The scene will be etched on my memory forever.

There are two different uses for ‘in’ and ‘on’ in this context. “What do you have in mind?” means “What is your preference/plan?”
We say “What is on your mind?”  to mean “What is worrying you?”.

tolerate (v): to accept behaviour and beliefs that are different from your own, although you might not agree with or approve of them
E.g.: I will not tolerate that kind of behaviour in my class.
E.g.: I won’t tolerate lying.

laundry (n): the dirty clothes and sheets that need to be, are being, or have been washed:
E.g.: I’ve got to do (= wash) my laundry.