Ever since the news broke about her divorce, she has been persecuted by the tabloid press.
dead weight noun
n [C usually singular]
the heaviness of a person or object that cannot or does not move by itself
She may be small but, when I have to carry her upstairs after she's fallen asleep,
she's a deadweight
/US also she is dead weight.
lever noun ( ADVANTAGE )
.vər//lev./ n [C]
something you use, often unfairly, to try to persuade someone to do what you want
v [T usually + adverb or preposition]
inkling noun - przeczucie
/ n [C usually singular U]
when you think that something is true or likely to happen, although you are not certain
[+ that] I didn't
the slightest inkling
she was unhappy.
He must have had some inkling of
what was happening.
liaison noun ( RELATIONSHIP )
ˈ ɪ ɒ
[C] formal a sexual relationship, especially between two people not married to each other He's had a number of liaisons.