There is concern that the giant panda will soon become extinct.
Many tribes became extinct when they came into contact with Western illnesses.
A lot of trades have become extinct because of the development of technology.
Extinction(икстИнкшен) nounMany species of plants and animals are threatened with extinction.
Conservationist - консервЭйшинист
A person who believes in or works for the protection of plants,animals, and natural areas, esp. from the damaging effects of human activity
Nearing – нИрин
verb to get close to something in distance, time, or state:
I'm pleased to say the project is nearing completion.\ As the wedding day neared, I started to have second thoughts about getting married.
to watch something happen but not become involved in it:
A large crowd looked on as the band played.
If liquid runs over, it flows over the edges of something, because there is too much of it:
The water/The bath is running over - quick, turn the taps off.
With seconds to spareseconds before something happens
jumping off the bridge into a river with just seconds to spare. \ About 20 workers who were near the pipe escaped with only seconds to spare
Wait on sb/sth
to serve food and drink, especially to customers in a restaurant:
The staff who waited on us at dinner were excellent.
She waited on tables (= served meals as a job) to earn some extra money.
Handcuffs – хЭндкафс
two metal or plastic rings joined by a short chain that lockaround a prisoner's wrists:
a pair of handcuffs
She was taken to the police station in handcuffs.
verb handcuff to put handcuffs on someone:
He arrived in court handcuffed to two police officers.
Supervise - сУпавайс
to watch a person or activity to make certain that everything is done correctly, safely, etc.:
The UN is supervising the distribution of aid by local agencies in the disaster area.
The children play while two teachers supervise (= make certain that they behave correctly and are safe).
to be responsible for the good performance of an activity or job, or for the correct behavior or safety of a person:
The Red Cross supervised the distribution of food to refugees.
She supervises 75 employees in our order department.
Noun supervisora nursing/construction supervisor
I have to get off the phone – my supervisor just walked into the office.
Noun supervisionCity schools were placed under state supervision last week.
Adjective supervisoryHe applied for a supervisory position in the bank.
regardless - ригАдлес
despite; not being affected by something:
The plan for a new office building went ahead regardless of local opposition.
She knew it was dangerous to visit him except at night, but she set out regardless (of the risk).
This job is open to all, regardless of previous experience.
Regardless of what you think, I believe she's the best person for the job.
Regardless of cost, the building must be completed on time.
Assessment – асЕсмент
the act of judging or deciding the amount, value, quality, or importance of something, or the judgment or decision that is made:
Would you say that is a fair assessment of the situation?
Both their assessments of production costs were hopelessly inaccurate.
This is an interesting assessment of Mark Twain’s importance in American literature.
verb to decide the quality or importance of something:
A college is going to assess a student’s ability based on grades.
To assess is also to judge the cost or value of something:
Government officials assessed the flood damage in the millions of dollars.
to charge someone an amount of money as a special payment:
In order to complete the new clubhouse, all members will be assessed an additional $200 a year.\Co-op owners had to pay an assessment to cover the cost of the roof repair.
Body – бАди
an amount of something:
There is a growing body of evidence to support their innocence.
A body of water is a large area of water, such as a lake.
the main part of something such as a book, a large building, or a vehicle:
Most scientists will be less interested in the body of the article than in the detailed notes at the end.
corporal – кОпрал
a person of low rank in the army or the air force:
Corporal Green/Sam Green
Of or relating to the body
Chastise – частАйз
to punish or criticize someone strongly:
Economists like to chastise the public for not saving\ Charity organizations have chastised the government for not doing enough to prevent the latest famine(фАмин-голод) in Africa.
Chastisement. The law currently allows for reasonable chastisement to control a child's behaviour,
Prosecute – прОсэкьют
to officially accuse someone of committing a crime in a law court, or (of a lawyer) to try to prove that a person accused of committing a crime is guilty of that crime:
Shoplifters will be prosecuted.
He was prosecuted for fraud.
Any manufacturer who does not conform to the standards could be prosecuted under the Consumers Protection Act, 1987.
The victim has said that she will not prosecute.
Bruise – брЮз
a place on a person’s skin that is darker from bleeding under theskin, usually from an injury:
My little boy fell off his bike and has a bad bruise on his shoulder.
Condone – кэндОун
to ignore or accept behavior that some people consider wrong:
I don’t condone such rude behavior.\ If the government is seen to condone violence, the bloodshed will never stop.
Mild – мАилд
not violent, severe, or extreme; slight or gentle:
a mild case of the flu
She has a very mild temperament.