Vocabulary lists

Making Lists

Part 1

This episode’s vocabulary


  • To fly by the seat of your pants (idiom) - to do something difficult without the necessary skill or experience (like to pilot an aircraft without the aid of instruments and without a flight plan, using only instinct, visual observation, and practical judgment)
  • Tick (noun) - a mark (✓) that shows that something is correct or has been done.
  • To crop up (phrasal verb) - to happen or appear unexpectedly.
  • To carry smth over (phrasal verb) - to use or do something at a later time than planned.
  • To thrive (verb) - to grow, develop, or be successful.
  • To cramp (verb) - to limit someone, especially to prevent them from enjoying a full life.
  • The merits of smth (noun) - the advantages something has compared to something else.
  • Portable (adj.) - light and small enough to be easily carried or moved.
  • Go-to (adj.) - used to describe the best person, thing, or place for a particular purpose or need.

We have also added these words to a “Quizlet” set for you to study and revise in your free time.