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Inglise Keel 11. klass

do up to repair, paint, and improve an old building
flat-hunt look for a flat to live in
flat share a flat where friends live together
fully-furnished a house or flat that you rent with all furniture already in it
landlord a male person who owns a house or flat that other people can rent
lodger someone who pays to live in a house or flat with the person who owns it
move in start living in a house or flat
put down a deposit pay money when you start to rent, returned when you stop renting
squatter a person who lives in a place without paying rent to the owner
tenant a person who rents a house or flat
be at home with be comfortable and relaxed with
home truth unpleasant facts or opinions about you that someone tells you
be home and dry having achieved a victory, or certain to achieve it
not be something to write home about not be anything special
bring home to you make someone understand something much more clearly than they did before,especially something unpleasant
be home from home a place where you feel as relaxed as you do in your own home
take home earn
home in on something move quickly towards something
block of flats a large building that is divided into apartments
bungalow a cottage of one story
cottage a small, usually old, house in the country
detached house stand-alone residential structure that does not share outside walls with anotherĀ houseĀ or building.
luxury apartment an apartment containing great comfort, especially as provided by expensive and beautiful things
semi-detached house a house that is joined to another similar house on only one side
terraced house a house which is part of a row of houses that are joined togethe
villa a house, usually in the countryside or near the sea, especially in southern Europe, and often one that people can rent for a holiday
basement a floor of a house that is below ground
conservatory room made of glass built as an extension at the back or side of a house
drive the short road leading to a house or its garage
fence barrier made of wood dividing two properties, usually between gardens
hedge barrier of plants or trees between gardens
landing area at the top of the stairs with doors to the bedrooms and bathroom
loft the space between the top floor ceiling and roof where you can store things
porch a covered shelter in front of the front door of a house
shed a small wooden building in the garden, used to store tools, bikes, etc
utility room an extra room usually next to kitchen, with washing machine, dishwasher
verandah a covered platform along the outside of the house level with ground floor
draft a contract write a legal document, eg, to buy or sell a house
estate agent someone whose job is to help people buy, sell or rent a house or flat
inspect a property check that a house or flat is in suitable condition
pay a deposit make a first payment when you agree to buy something expensive
take out a mortgage accept a legal agreement in which you will borrow money from a bank in order to buy a house or flat
landlady a female person who owns a house or flat that other people can rent
Created by: eardrummer



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