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Unit 12


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ceremony
a formal event that is performed on important social or religious occasions
punishment
when someone is punished
slave
someone who is owned by someone else and has to work for them
weaving
the activity of making cloth by crossing threads under and over each other on a machine
be allowed to
If you are allowed to do something, someone has said that you can do it.
behave well
to be good by acting in the correct way
break the rules
to do something that you should not do
do what you're told
to behave in the way that someone has told you to behave
get into trouble
to have problems because you did something wrong
get punished
to be made to do something you do not want to do because you did something wrong
get told off
to be told that what you did was wrong
let
to allow someone to do something, or to allow something to happen
defeat
to win a victory over someone in a fight, war or competition
abandoned
left empty or not working
because
used to give a reason for something
because of
as a result of
so that's the reason why
that is why
that explains why
that is the reason for something
that's why
that is the reason for something
why
used to ask about the reason for something
break the law
to do something illegal
crime
an illegal act
end up
to finally be in a particular place or situation
except
not including a particular fact, thing or person
illegal
not allowed by law
own
to have something that legally belongs to you
prison
a building where criminals must live as a punishment
upside down
having the part which is usually at the top turned to be at the bottom