어휘 레퍼런스

Session 2 - News Review

at the heart of 
at the centre of

leak 
(here) sharing of secret information with the public

blacklisted 
put on a blacklist: a list of people, countries, organisations etc who are not approved of and blocked from doing certain things

sanctions 
(here) official orders to stop a country or organisation from trading or communication

links 
connections

bombshell 
(here) piece of unexpected and shocking news

Session 3 - Lingohack

prominent
important, well known

prompted
brought about, caused

honoured

publicly praised for doing something good

Session 5 - The White Elephant

top-notch
high quality

pull all the stops out
make a big effort so that something is very successful

excel at
do something very well

first-class
best quality

gone above and beyond
done more than was expected

blown right out of the water
shown to be false