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alcoholic, alcoholism

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3168 alcoholic1a
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As a Noun: 1. A person who is addicted to alcohol and continues drinking even though it makes them ill. English = alcoholic. 2.

look, look at

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1163 look1c
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As a Noun: 1. Someone who has been legally appointed to look after the affairs of another person, for example a child or someone who is mentally ill. English=guardian 2. 3. The guardian of something is someone who defends and protects it. English=guardian

sad, sadness, sadden, grief, grieve

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2259 sad1a
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As a Noun: 1. The feeling of being unhappy, usually because something has happened that you do not like. English = sadness. 2. The feeling of being unhappy because you have lost something very important to you, particularly a loved one who has died. English = grief. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be unhappy, usually because something has happened that you do not like. English = (be) sad. 2. To make someone feel unhappy, usually by doing something that they do not like. English = sadden. 3. To feel very unhappy because you have lost something very important to you, especially a loved one who has died. English = grieve.

fear, fright, scared, frightened, afraid, scare, frighten

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2014 scared1a
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As a Noun: 1. The feeling you have when you are worried and nervous about something, especially because you think it will harm you or do something very unpleasant. English = fear. 2. A sudden feeling of fear. English = fright. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be worried and nervous about something, especially because you think it will harm you or do something very unpleasant. English = (be) scared, (be) frightened, (be) afraid; fear something. 2. To make someone feel fear. English = scare someone, frighten someone.

floundering, helplessness, turmoil, chaos, clumsiness, awkwardness, flounder, thrash, helpless, overwhelmed, chaotic, clumsy, awkward

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1837 awkward1a
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As a Noun: 1. The action of moving in an energetic, uncontrolled way when you are in water in order to try not to sink. English = floundering. 2. The feeling that you are unable to do anything to protect or save yourself, or to do the right thing in a situation. English = helplessness, floundering. 3. A state of confusion, disorder, or great anxiety; a state of complete disorder and confusion. English = turmoil; chaos. 4. Moving or handling things in a careless, awkward way, often so that things are knocked over or broken. English = clumsiness, awkwardness. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To move in an energetic, uncontrolled way when you are in water in order to try not to sink. English = flounder, thrash about. 2. To not know what to say or do in a situation; to not know what to do to protect or save yourself. English = flounder, (be) helpless. Idiomatic English = (be) all at sea. 3. To be confused, disordered or extremely anxious; to be greatly confused and disordered. English = (be) in turmoil; (be) chaotic. 4. To move or handle things in a careless, awkward way, often so that things are knocked over or broken. English = (be) clumsy, (be) awkward, (be) stilted.

emergency

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3493 emergency
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As a Noun: 1. Something that happens unexpectedly or without warning and is dangerous and must be dealt with immediately. English = emergency. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. For something bad or serious to happen suddenly in a way which is dangerous and must be dealt with immediately; to be an emergency.

go blank (forget), forget, dementia

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2148 go-blank
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As a Noun: 1. [Especially when made with two hands] a chronic or persistent brain disease that causes memory loss, personality changes, and difficulty in reasoning (thinking). English = dementia. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To completely forget to do something that you should have remembered. 2. To be unable to remember things you have learnt (such as your part in a play, or information for an exam) or to be unable to think of anything to say. English = go blank. 3. [Especially when made with two hands] to suffer from a chronic or persistent brain disease that causes memory loss, personality changes, and difficulty in reasoning (thinking). English = have dementia, suffer from dementia.

intention, intend, goal (objective)

Auslan SignbankDictionary#582 intend.goal1a
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As a Noun: 1. The idea, plan or decision to do something. English = intention, goal. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To think or plan to do something specific; to decide to so something or plan to do something. English = intend.

involve, include, incorporate, participate, involved, included, involvement, inclusion, participation, incorporation

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1960 involve1a
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As a Noun: 1. The act of taking part in something. English = involvement, participation 2. The act of being part of something else. English = inclusion, incorporation. 3. The act of making a person or thing part of a group or collection. English = inclusion. 4. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. Of something in a situation or activity, to be a necessary part or to be affected by the situation or activity. English = involve, incorporate. 2. Of an object, situation or activity, to have something else as one of its parts. English = include, incorporate. 3. To take part in some activity; to be a part of something else. English = participate, (be) involved in; (be) included in. 4. Of things in a task, situation, or system, to be required in order to achieve it or to understand it and the problems that it causes. English = (be) involved.

nurse

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3620 nurse1a
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As a Noun: 1. A person whose job is to care for people who are ill. English = nurse.