to keep within limits; not to allow to spread:
Medical teams were scrambling to contain the illness that has already killed thousands in LatinAmerica.
to have an amount of something inside or within it:
How much liquid does this bottle contain?
Each large crate contains 12 boxes.
The information contained on forms would be kept strictly confidential.
Each food serving contains 95 calories.
You could retrieve all files that contained certain key words.
Extinguish - икстИнгвиш
to stop a fire or light from burning:
It took the firefighters four hours to extinguish the flames
to stop or get rid of an idea or feeling:
Nothing could extinguish his love for her.
Put out – пут аут
(especially of a woman) to agree to have sex:
I wasn't going to put out just because he'd paid for dinner.
to extinguish or douse (a fire, light, etc) ⇒ he put out the fire
Strike – страйк
to refuse to continue working because of an argument with an employerabout working conditions, pay levels, or job losses:
Democratization has brought workers the right to strike and join a trade union.
We're striking for better pay and improved safety standards.
The only option available to us is to strike.
to cause a person or place to suffer severely from the effects of something very unpleasant that happens suddenly:
I have a life insurance policy that will take care of my family if disaster strikes.
The disease has struck the whole community, sometimes wiping out whole families.
They predict that a large earthquake will strike the west coast before the end of the decade.
Put a stop to sth
to stop an unpleasant, unwanted activity or habit from continuing:
He used to smoke in bed when I first got to know him, but I soon put a stop to that!
The workers demand a stop to adopting the legal wage system based on performance which the government is pushing and they say will hurt the people.
Outline – Аутлайн
a statement of the main facts, ideas, or items:
The House approved the broad outlines(общие черты) of the president’s budget.
a line or lines showing the main shape of something:
She drew the outline of a face.
to draw the main shape or edge of something:
The area we're interested in is outlined in red on the map.
to give the main facts about something:
At the interview she outlined what I would be doing.
Draft – драфт
a piece of text, a formal suggestion, or a drawing in its original state, often containing the main ideas and intentions but not the developed form:
This is only a rough draft - the finished article will have pictures too.
She asked me to check the (first) draft of her proposal.
adjective(of drinks such as beer) stored in and served from large containers, especiallybarrels:
(of animals) used for pulling heavy loads, vehicles, etc.:
a draft horse
verb to write down a document for the first time, including the main points but not all the details:
Draft a proposal for the project and we can discuss it at the meeting.
uk to draw the plans for a new building, structure, machine, etc.:
They hired an architect to draft the plans for their new home.
to order people by law to join the armed forces:
He was drafted (into the army) at 18.
In sports, to draft is to choose someone, esp. someone in a college or university to become available as a player for a team that pays its players:
The Cleveland Cavaliers drafted him in the first round.
Propose - пропОуз
to suggest or state (a possible plan or action) for consideration:
[ + to infinitive ] She proposed to keep the schools open all summer.
[ + that clause ] It has often been proposed that the president be elected by direct popular vote.
If you propose to someone, you ask that person to marry you:
[ I ] She felt sure he was going to propose.
to intend to do something:
[ + to infinitive ] How do you propose to complete the project in such a short time?
I do not propose to reveal details at this stage.
Cargo – кАго\кАрго
the goods carried by a ship, aircraft, or other large vehicle:
a cargo ship/plane
The ship was carrying a cargo of wood.
The injury was not brought to anybody’s attention at first, but not long after the cut, Lucy developed pain in her shoulder.
Frail – фрЭил
weak or unhealthy, or easily damaged, broken, or harmed:
a frail old lady
I last saw him just last week and thought how old and frail he looked.
the country's frail economy