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rite of passage • dodgy • daunting
pair up • peace of mind
  1. The presence of policemen gave them .
  2. Learning to drive was a for me .
  3. I hope we can and work together.
  4. Speaking in public can be .
  5. This store looks . Let's not go in .
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1305 Vision Quest

Mark talks about going to live in the wildernes as part of a vision quest, which is a Native American rite of pasage.

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rite of passage

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The vision quest is a rite of passage.

A rite of passage is a time marking an important time in a person's life. Notice the following:

  1. Graduation day is a rite of passage for high school seniors.
  2. Bootcamp is a rite of passage for people in the army.

dodgy

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We had a dodgy map

Dodgy means unreliable, or not trustworthy. Notice the following:

  1. He is a bit dodgy. I would not trust him.
  2. My car looks dodgy, but it runs perfectly.

peace of mind

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That allowed for security and peace of mind.

When you have peace of mind, you do not have worry or stress. Notice the following:

  1. Money can give people peace of mind, but also stress.
  2. They had peace of mind knowing he got home safe.

pair up

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We were kind of paired up.

Pair up means to get in pairs, or twos. Notice the following:

  1. Let's pair up and save money.
  2. They paired up to create a company.

daunting

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It sounds very daunting really.

Daunting means scary and difficult. Notice the following:

  1. It was daunting climbing the mountain.
  2. College can be daunting for some students.

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