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Unit 4 (p. 32)
according to               volgens               According to environmental groups, cheap
                                                 clothes are bad for the environment.

across the UK/Spain etc    in het Verenigd       New stores are opening across the UK,
                           Koningrijk/Spanje etc Spain and Ireland.

afford to do sth           zich kunnen           Jim can’t afford to buy electronic equipment
                           veroorloven           – it’s too expensive.
                           iets te doen

agree (v)                  instemmen met         Most men only agree to go shopping when
                                                 they really need something.

appointment (n)            afspraak              It’s annoying when people are late for
                                                 appointments.

on average                 gemiddeld             On average, people buy 50 items of clothing
                                                 a year.

avoid (v)                  vermijden             Why does Conor avoid going into
                                                 supermarkets?

book review (n)            boekbespreking        A book review is an article in which
                                                 someone gives their opinion about a book
                                                 they have read.

I don’t bother to do sth   Ik doe geen moeite    Some women don’t bother to look at the
                           om iets te doen       price tag before they buy.

brightly coloured (adj)    fel gekleurd          Do you prefer dark or brightly coloured
                                                 clothes?

compare (v)                vergelijken           I enjoy comparing prices and quality in
                                                 different shops.

consumer (n)               consument             Consumers pay low prices for clothes at
                                                 Primark.

cry (v) (TS)               huilen                When Eddie’s sister read the card, she cried!

damage (v)                 schade                Friends of the Earth say cheap clothes are
                                                 damaging the environment.

dark (adj)                 donker(e)             Do you prefer dark or brightly coloured
                                                 clothes?




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diamond ring (n)            diamanten ring          He bought her an expensive diamond ring
                                                    for her birthday.

digital (adj)               digitaal/digitale       Do you have digital TV?

disaster (n) (TS)           ramp                    She didn’t like the present and cried when she
                                                    read the card. What a disaster!

disposable (adj)            om weg te gooien        You can’t recycle cheap clothes – they are
                                                    disposable.

the environment (n sing.)   het milieu              The environment is the natural world we
                                                    live in, including land, water and air.

environmental group (n)     milieugroepering        Environmental groups want to protect the
                                                    environment.

eventually (adv) (TS)       uiteindelijk            Eventually Eddie found a really good present
                                                    – a foot spa.

exchange (v)                inruilen                Can I exchange the top if it doesn’t fit?

the fashion pages (n pl)    de mode pagina’s        Are you interested in the fashion pages of
                                                    magazines?

fit (v)                     passen                  If clothes fit you, they are the right size for
                                                    you.

foot spa (n) (TS)           voetenbad               A foot spa is a piece of equipment which
                                                    you fill with water and put your feet into to
                                                    relax.

funny (adj) (TS)            grappig(e)              I bought a lovely card for her and wrote a
                                                    funny message inside.

gadget (n)                  speeltje                A lot of men like electronic gadgets.

get dressed/undressed       aankleden/uitkleden     I always get dressed before breakfast.

give somebody a lift        iemand een lift geven   Will you give me a lift to the station?

go mad for sth              bezeten raken door iets Women went mad for the jacket, which cost
                                                    £12.

go on the internet (TS)     op het internet gaan    Eddie went on the internet to find his sister
                                                    a present.

increase (v)                toenemen                Profits are increasing at Primark and new
                                                    stores are opening.



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intuitive (adj)          intuïtief              Someone who is intuitive knows the right
                                                thing to say or do.

item of clothing (n)     kledingstuk            On average, people buy 50 items of clothing
                                                a year.

jewellery (n)            sieraden               Rings, necklaces and bracelets are all types of
                                                jewellery.

keep (v)                 bewaren                Do you agree that a real present is something
                                                you can keep?

last (v)                 volhouden              Flowers are lovely but they don’t last for
                                                more than a week.

manage to do sth         in staat zijn om       Jim never manages to find time to go
                         iets te doen           shopping.

medium (adj)             gemiddeld(e)           A medium size is neither big nor small.

I don’t mind doing sth   Ik vind het niet erg   I don’t mind spending a long time looking
                         om iets te doen        for clothes.

necessity (n)            noodzaak               For Conor shopping is a necessity, not a
                                                pleasure.

overjoyed (adj)          zielsgelukkig          My husband was overjoyed when I bought
                                                him a Swiss army knife.

planet (n)               planeet                Things that you can’t recycle are bad for the
                                                planet.

present (n)              cadeau                 Men and women like different sorts of
                                                present.

price tag (n)            prijskaartje           Do you always look at the price tag before
                                                you buy clothes?

profits (n pl)           winst                  Profits are increasing at Primark and new
                                                stores are opening.

put on (phr v)           aandoen                “Get dressed” means the same as “putting
                                                clothes on”.

real (adj)               echt                   Do you agree that a real present is something
                                                you can keep?

receipt (n)              bon                    If you want to exchange something, you must
                                                keep the receipt.



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recycle (v)                 hergebruiken         Things that you can recycle are good for the
                                                 planet.

refuse (v)                  weigeren             Why does Jim refuse to go into shoe shops
                                                 with his girlfriend?

rename (v)                  hernoemen            In 2005 Primark was renamed “the new
                                                 Prada”.

right (adj)                 juist                If clothes fit you, they are the right size for
                                                 you.

second-hand (adv)           tweedehands          You can’t sell cheap clothes second-hand.

silly (adj)                 raar/rare            Men don’t usually like brightly coloured ties
                                                 or silly socks.

size (n)                    maat                 What size is she – small, medium or large?

spokesperson (n)            woordvoerder         A spokesperson is someone who expresses
                                                 the opinion of a large organisation.

(I) can’t stand doing sth   (ik) heb een hekel   A lot of men can’t stand shopping for
                            aan                  clothes.

suit (v)                    passen bij           Red doesn’t really suit me.

surprise (n)                verrassing           I always tell my family I want a surprise for
                                                 my birthday, but I never get it.

Swiss army knife (n)        Zwitsers mes         A Swiss army knife is a knife with a red
                                                 handle that does a lot of different things.

take off (phr v)            uitdoen              “Taking off” your clothes means the same as
                                                 “getting undressed”.

try on (phr v)              passen               When you try clothes on, you put them on to
                                                 see if they fit before you buy them.

as usual                    zoals gebruikelijk   As usual she didn’t really get what she
                                                 wanted for her birthday.


Adverbs of frequency        Bijwoorden van periodiciteit

always (adv)                altijd               My family always ask me what I want and I
                                                 always tell them the same thing.

hardly ever (adv)           bijna nooit          Flowers hardly ever last for more than a
                                                 week.


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never (adv)                 nooit                    Jim never manages to find time to go
                                                     shopping.

normally (adv)              normaal gesproken        My girlfriend normally goes shopping
                                                     without me.

occasionally (adv)          af en toe                “How often does Conor go into a clothes
                                                     shop?” “Only very occasionally.”

often (adv)                 vaak                     Conor often goes into book shops.

rarely (adv)                bijna nooit              Jim rarely goes shopping with his girlfriend.

sometimes (adv)             soms                     I sometimes do my food shopping online.

usually (adv)               meestal                  She usually goes shopping without me.


Collocations: a box of …    Hoeveelheden: a box of …
a bunch of …                een doos met … een hoop…

a bottle of wine/           een fles wijn /          Can I order a bottle of red wine?
perfume/whisky              parfum/whisky

a box of chocolates/        een doos bonbons /       They gave me a box of chocolates for my
matches/tissues             lucifers/zakdoekjes      birthday.

a bunch of flowers/         Een hoop bloemen /       I got lots of bunches of grapes when I was in
grapes/keys                 druiven/sleutels         hospital.

a can of beans/             een blik bonen /         Pour the can of tomatoes into a saucepan.
petrol/tomatoes             benzine/tomaten

a jar of jam/instant        een pot jam/             He opened a jar of instant coffee.
coffee/mayonnaise           oploskoffie/
                            mayonnaise

a packet of cigarettes/     een pakje sigaretten /   How much is a packet of cigarettes?
crisps/biscuits             chips/koekjes

a pair of socks/scissors/   een paar sokken/een     She bought her husband a pair of brightly
jeans                       schaar/een spijkerbroek coloured socks.

a piece of cake/            een stuk cake /          A cup of coffee and a piece of cake, please.
furniture/wood              meubelstuk/hout




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Clothes and Accessories   Kleding en Bijouterie

bracelet (n)              armband            A bracelet is a piece of jewellery you wear
                                             around your arm.

dress (n)                 jurk               A lot of women prefer wearing jeans to
                                             dresses and skirts.

earrings (n pl)           oorbellen          Earrings are pieces of jewellery you wear in
                                             your ears.

gloves (n)                handschoenen       You wear gloves on your hands in winter to
                                             keep them warm.

hat (n)                   hoed               He was wearing a woollen hat on his head.

jacket (n)                jasje              My favourite piece of clothing is my blue
                                             denim jacket.

jeans (n pl)              spijkerbroek       The denim jeans in Photo A cost £120.

jumper (n)                trui               A jumper is a piece of clothing made of wool
                                             that covers your arms and body.

necklace (n)              ketting            A necklace is a piece of jewellery that you
                                             wear around your neck.

pyjamas (n pl)            pyjama             Pyjamas are a jacket and trousers that you
                                             wear in bed.

raincoat (n)              regenjas           In Photo A Jade is wearing a cream cotton
                                             raincoat.

scarf (n)                 sjaal              You wear a scarf round your neck in winter
                                             to keep warm.

shirt (n)                 overhemd           Conor only goes into clothes shops if he
                                             needs a new shirt.

shoes (n pl)              schoenen           Do you prefer wearing shoes or trainers?

shorts (n pl)             korte broek        In Photos B and D Jade is wearing plain red
                                             shorts.

skirt (n)                 rok                A lot of women prefer wearing jeans to
                                             dresses and skirts.

suit (n)                  kostuum            I wear formal clothes such as suits to work.

tie (n)                   stropdas           Men don’t usually like brightly coloured ties.


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tights (n pl)        panty’s         Tights are a piece of clothing worn by
                                     women that cover the feet and legs.

top (n)              topje           In Photo D Jade is wearing a blue-and-white
                                     striped top.

trainers (n pl)      sportschoenen   Do you prefer wearing shoes or trainers?

vest (n)             vest            A vest is a type of T-shirt without sleeves.

waistcoat (n)        vest            A waistcoat is an item of clothing without
                                     sleeves that you wear over a shirt.


Designs              Ontwerpen

checked (adj)        geruit          A checked shirt is a shirt with a design of
                                     small or large squares.

floral (adj)         bloemrijk       A floral design is a design with flowers on it.

pinstriped (adj)     krijtstreep     People such as bankers or businessmen often
                                     wear pinstriped suits.

plain (adj)          simpel          A plain shirt or top has no design on it.

striped (adj)        gestreept       In Photo D she’s wearing a blue-and-white
                                     striped top.


Materials            Materialen

cotton (adj)         katoen          Do you prefer cotton or nylon shirts?

denim (adj)          spijkerstof     Most people have a pair of denim jeans.

leather (adj)        leer            He was wearing an expensive pair of leather
                                     shoes.

nylon (adj)          nylon           I want a pair of black nylon tights.

silk (adj)           zijde           He likes wearing expensive silk ties.

woollen (adj)        wollen          Woollen hats are fashionable for young
                                     people nowadays.




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