ESLPOD 49: Trouble With Your Car.



* Vocab:
drive down the street = drive on the street (v- not often used).

e.g.: she is driving down the free way.
- needless to say (exp): obviously, manifestly.
e.g.: Needless to say, you need to get to school for tomorrow's exam.
- pull over (v): move to the side of the street, or curbside.
- shoulder (n): place to pull over your car which acts up suddenly on the freeway or highway.
- hood (n): a metal part in front of your car where you can see the engine.
- barely know something: only know something a little.
- window shield (n) /ʃiːld/: windows in front of a car.
- wiper liquid: the liquid to clean something like the window shield, rear mirrors with a wiper.
- pop out (v): appear suddenly.
e.g.: I'd got lost in the forest; i tried to search the list of my friend's names. I hoped a certain name could pop out (at me).
- radiator (n) /ˈreɪdɪeɪtə/: a cooling device for vehicles or planes.
- manual transmission (n) /tranzˈmɪʃ(ə)n/: change the gears by hand.
- cost/ pay an arm and a leg (idiom): costly, cost a fortune.
e.g.: you need to pay an arm and a leg to ask her out for dinner.

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