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Vocabulary

came into their own
reached a position of dominance

elevators (US)
lifts (UK)

elevate
raise or improve

blocks of flats
large buildings containing apartments

there’s more to lifts than meets the eye
lifts are come complex than at first sight

awkwardness
the state of feeling uneasy

delve into
look at an issue closely

largely
on the whole

slimmer
thinner

enhance
improve

Muzak
non-stop, pre-recorded – usually boring – music

BBC 6 Minute English: Lifts

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