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Stop Shopping or the Planet Will Go Pop

1. go pop
2. sth sees sth
3. lethal disease
4. big idea
5. struggle
6. over the centuries
7. dominate sth
8. all-round
9. achieve supremacy
1. compulsive shopping!eating
11. rob sb o" sth
12. reason
13. good sense
14. unsustainable ine#uality
15. threaten $ in"
16. tear apart
17. "abric %o" the society&
18. cause
19. reach into every corner o" sth
2. consumerism
21. advisor to sb!sth
22. shopaholic
23. bombard
24. medium
25. consume sth
26. be e#uated 'ith sth!sb
27. "ul"illment
28. sel"-identity
29. merely
3. s'itch to sth
31. ethical shopping
32. be 'eighed do'n 'ith sth
33. brand%ing& endorsement
34. the li(es o" sb
35. aspiration
36. universal
37. ubi#uitous
38. "lagship store
39. plague o" locusts
4. gro'ing number
41. dissenting voice
42. see( a simpler li"estyle
43. (ic( a habit
44. urge sb
45. be central to sth
46. threat "acing sth!sb
47. cannibalise
48. natural resources
49. produce emissions
5. carbon dio)ide
51. result in sth
52. climate change
53. point out sth
54. thro' a'ay sth in rubbish
55. land"ill
56. be patently unable
57. gro' the si*e o" sth
58. consumer economy
59. undermine sth
6. li"e support system
61. rethin( sth
62. premise behind sth
63. in the long run
64. constraint on sth
65. emit a greenhouse gas
66. inevitable
67. satis"ying
68. elegant
69. co-"ounder
7. charity
71. ta(e over one+s li"e
72. unnoticed
73. recreational activity
74. be beyond the time 'here
75. transact sth
76. status
77. companionship
78. (eep up 'ith sb
79. universali*ed
8. particularly
81. rub o"" on sb
82. 'hereas
83. booming economic gro'th
84. e)plosion o" sth
85. mi)ed results
86. rise out o" poverty
87. severe conse#uence "or sth!sb
88. privileged
89. be into $ noun!gerund
9. 'ealthy
91. in"luential
92. mass consumption
93. spread 'ide
94. bene"it $ spread
95. purchasing po'er
96. spend noun
97. it+s little 'onder
98. be seduced into sth!gerund
99. result "rom sth
1. poc(ets o" resistance
11. in the run-up to sth
12. necessity
13. chronicle verb
14. be made up o" sth!sb
15. gain members
16. mission
17. grid
18. non-essential
19. boycott sth
11. multiple events
111. mean'hile
112. un'anted
113. prevent sb $ %"rom& $ gerund
114. launch noun
115. parody verb
116. "undraising campaign
117. slice
118. response to sth
119. reasonable
12. human su""ering
121. implied assumption
122. perverse
123. di""erently
124. subscribe to a vie'
125. re,ect sth
126. tired notion
127. thought"ully
128. instantly
129. turn into sth
13. "or no!some good reason
131. discard sth
132. thro' a'ay sth
133. ine)cusable
134. thin( sth through
135. speculatively
136. chuc( sth a'ay
137. e)traordinary
138. advocate sth
139. a return to sth
14. austerity
141. rationing
142. damagingly
143. air "orce
144. ludicrous
145. ma(e a sacri"ice
146. reduce carbon emission
147. (no' sth "or sure
148. golden age
149. as "ar as sth is concerned
15. intelligently
151. e""iciently
152. "raction
153. literacy
154. enable sb $ in"
155. be blind to sth
156. "ar-"lung
157. descend on a destination
158. per(s
159. echo sth
16. conservation group
161. be out o" step 'ith sth
162. legal "rame'or(
163. economic activity
164. in the end
165. shape sth
166. spo(esman "or sb!sth
167. share values
168. thrust noun
169. move noun
17. carrier bag
171. scheme
172. incentivi*e
173. castigate
174. re-use
175. "eel good about sth
176. green choice
177. rather than $ gerund
178. mon(
179. provide a 'eb lin( to sb
18. ma(e a direct donation
181. clutter up
182. no' that
183. encourage sth in people
184. unnecessary
185. irresponsible
186. crac( do'n on sb
187. implication
188. amenity pastime
189. ra' materials
19. prosperity
191. have nostalgia "pr sth
192. per"ectly possible
193. present an alternative
194. parsimonious
195. tight'ad
196. be in a "it state $ in"
197. drastically reduce
198. material demand
Prague Elite Fights vulgar invaders
199. historic city
2. intellectual
21. mobili*e $ in"
22. halt a 'ave o" th
23. sth to hand
24. sth to the ready
25. be "uelled by sth
26. be on the march
27. the "inal!last stra'
28. banal
29. administrative order
21. reach one+s clima)
211. battle $ intensi"y
212. scores o" sth
213. smo(y
214. "ight "or sth
215. "ight against sth
216. "ight over sth
217. be under 'ay
218. last-ditch "ight
219. mediocrity
22. city council
221. estimated $ number
222. in e""ect
223. public subsidy
224. target
225. advertisement $ run on -.
226. "eature sth!sb
227. to a soundtrac( o" sb
228. 'ith a bac(drop o" sth
229. sum up sth
23. vision
231. glit* and glamour
232. lu)ury
233. so'bi*
234. celebrity
235. o""icial noun
236. stri(e bac( at sb
237. impresario
238. spar( "or trouble
239. deputy mayor
24. be in charge o" sth
241. cultural a""airs
242. introduce sth
243. "lat rate
244. slash "unding
245. non-pro"it sector
246. in "avour o" sth!sb
247. resolutely
248. middlebro'
249. globally reno'ned
25. contemporary dance
251. cancel a visit
252. change out o" all recognition
253. tourist boom
254. stag night!party
255. ro'dy
256. be popular 'ith sb
257. throng a street
258. bouti#ue
259. s'ingeing cut in sth
26. come against a bac(ground
261. push through sth
262. ambitious re"orm programme
263. 'el"are spending
264. house sth
265. be %un&li(ely $ in"
266. rampant consumerism
267. architectural masterpiece
268. be set $ in"
269. sprout
27. legitimate claim to sth
271. vibrant cultural scene
272. steady stream
273. gut sth
274. mindless
275. 'arped
276. priority
277. reconsider sth
Shopping Heaven?
278. retail therapyimpulse buy
279. trendy logo
28. in no time
281. get at sb
282. put sth into perspective
283. have a ro' 'ith sb
284. put sth out o" one+s mind
285. "all over onesel" $ in"
286. give sb credit
287. "eel-good "actor
288. "i) %o" a problem&
289. mount credit card bills
29. be in danger o" $ gerund
291. end up trapped in sth
292. vicious circle!do'n'ard spiral
293. no escape "rom sth
Advertising and Children
294. mar(eting people
295. big sell to sb
296. tiny noun
297. child-carrying supermar(et trolley
298. po'er"ul 'eapon
299. under one+s nose
3. see( attention
31. be bound $ in"
32. spot sth
33. pac(aging
34. cartoon character
35. so"t drin(
36. high sugar!"at contents
37. not particularly
38. not necessarily
39. (eep in 'ith sb
31. peer
311. be 'ell a'are o" sth
312. start a cra*e 'ith sth
313. collectable toy
314. go through the roo" %about sales&
315. be aimed at sth!sb
316. impressionable
317. monitor sth
318. time has come "or sth
319. social responsibility
32. e)ploit sb!sth "or one+s "inancial gain
321. senior "igure
322. rebel against sth
323. o""icial line
324. hitherto
325. deliberately encourage sb $ in"
326. pester sb
327. chairman
328. advertising agency
329. nag sb "or sth
33. clearly
331. pain"ul
332. debate $ centre on sth
333. 'or( out sth
334. 'or( to an agenda
335. merely
336. spread ne's
337. "i**y drin(
338. a matter o" sth
339. public service
34. /'ise %media-'ise&
341. brat
342. stri(e a bargain
343. in"ormed $ noun
344. account %0regular customer o" an advertising agency&
345. legal a""airs adviser
346. pester po'er
347. special interest group %0a group o" people 'ho 'or( together to achieve something that
they are particularly interested in1 especially by putting pressure on the government1 etc&
348. insulting
The Last Word on Consumerism
Colloations
349. conspicuous consumption
35. valuable goods
351. avid shopper
352. o""er a spectacle
353. arresting spectacle
354. mar(eting people
355. a state o" victimhood
356. passive victimhood
357. ever-increasing amount
358. advertising industry
359. create a desire
36. "alse desire
361. brand name
362. the high street
363. morti"ying reading
364. mar(eting e)ecutive
365. a chorus o" commentators
366. crumbs o" pleasure
367. "lic(er o" television 2
368. -. dinner
369. evidence in support o" sth
37. data suggest
371. pro"ound source
372. supply a consolation!salvation
373. language springs to mind
374. provide a ,oy
375. give sb!sth coherence
376. give sb!sth meaning
377. shared language
378. navigate the 'orld
379. teach a dogma
38. consider logic
381. social place
382. e)hilaratingly robust
383. achieve a degree
384. achieve s'i"tly
385. 'ater supply
386. clich3 o" clich3s
S!nta"
387. noun $ o" leisure
388. manipulate sb into noun!gerund
389. at behest
39. ma(e sb $ bare in"initive
391. be made $ "ull in"initive
392. turn sb into sth
393. the 'ay $ in" is $ in"
394. conspiracy $ in"
395. let $ bare in"
396. be engul"ed in sth
397. scamper a"ter sth
398. both 2 and 2
399. do $ bare in"initive
4. claim to sth
41. (ey to sth
42. sth is 'hat matters
43. sth so $ ad, that
44. the very clich3 o" clich3s
45. be 'orth $ gerund
46. be on o""er
47. in the sale
Word #uilding
48. reputability 4 repute1 reputable
49. oppression1 suppress 4 press
41. s(il"ul 4 s(ill
411. victimhood 4 victim
412. endlessly 4 end
413. aimlessly 4 aim
414. ever-increasing 4 increase
415. rivalry 4 rival
416. commodi"ication 4 commodity
417. orthodo)y 4 orthodo)
418. e)ecutive 4 e)ecute
419. creature1 creativity 4 create
42. happiness 4 happy
421. commentator 4 comment
422. philosopher 4 philosophy
423. consciousness 4 conscious
424. conspiracy 4 conspire
425. unnecessary 4 necessary1 need
426. unhealthy 4 health
427. consumerism1 consumer1 consumption 4 consume
428. advertiser1 advertising1 advertisement 4 advertise
429. consolation 4 console
43. religious 4 religion
431. o'nership 4 o'n
432. contemptible 4 contempt
433. naturally 4 nature
434. amusingly 4 amuse
435. cogently 4 cogent
436. possession 4 possess
437. evaluate 4 value
438. democratic 4 democracy
439. priesthood 4 priest
44. recogni*able 4 recogni*e
441. precisely 4 precise
442. intangible 4 tangible
443. satis"ying 4 satis"y
444. economically 4 economy
445. (indness 4 (ind
446. 'isdom 4 'ise
447. a""ection 4 a""ect
$dioms%Phrasal &er's
448. at one+s na(edest
449. not least
45. the crumbs 'hich "ell "rom the rich man5s table
451. in the meantime
452. leave sb alone
453. leave out o" sth
454. the last 'ord %on sth&

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