COUPLES SAY 'I DO' IN ONLINE WEDDING CEREMONIES
put (something) on hold
To pause, postpone, or suspend an activity.
We've had to put the sale on hold while we figure out
why the website keeps crashing.
Do you mind if we put date night on hold for a few weeks
until we get done with this project at work?
(from Farlex Dictionary of Idioms)
tie the knot informal
to get married:
So when are you two going to tie the knot?
witness verb [T]
witness verb [T] (BE THE PERSON WHO SEES)
to see something happen:
We were there at the time and witnessed the accident.
The university has witnessed (= experienced) quite a few changes
over the years.
Whither the Retail Business (5)
fulfilment centre noun [C] BUSINESS
UK specialized (US fulfillment center)
UK /fʊlˈfɪl.mənt ˌsen.tər/ US /fʊlˈfɪl.mənt ˌsen.t̬ɚ/
a place where goods are stored, packed, and sent to customers
who have ordered them
mimic verb [T]
present participle mimicking
past tense and past participle mimicked
To mimic is also to have the same or similar effect as something else:
This substance mimics calcium and can replace it in bones.
infringe on/upon sth phrasal verb [T] formal
If something infringes on/upon someone's rights or freedom,
it takes away some of their rights or limits their freedom:
These restrictions infringe upon basic human rights.
UK /rɪˈdʌn.dənt/ US /rɪˈdʌn.dənt/
redundant adjective (NOT NEEDED)
(especially of a word, phrase, etc.) unnecessary because it is more than
In the sentence "She is a single unmarried woman",
the word "unmarried" is redundant.
+scene noun (AREA) [S]
a particular area of activity and all the people or things connected
with it: the pop/political/drugs/gay scene
Rap music arrived/came/appeared on the scene in the early 1980s.
I'd rather go to a jazz concert - I'm afraid opera isn't really
my scene (= is not the type of thing I like).
Healing takes time but I’m glad we’re starting to be happy again.