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    2. Esta imagen captura a Corea, un lugar donde el pasado te sorprende en diferentes maneras todos los días. Un país que te cautiva y te enamora. 🌸❤️

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    2. We usually use "captive" to mean a prisoner. But it is often used in conjunction with the word audience. A "captive audience" is a group of people who are forced to listen to something. For example, if you were on an airplane, and the screen in your seat showed you advertisements, you would be a captive audience.

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    2. "They ran out of money to finish" mean that a person who is in the process of constructing a building or something but while in the process of doing so the individual lack money to complete the process.

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    2. @zeliha_k the actor held their attention captive, the pirates attacked and took captives

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    2. Their meanings are very close. But prisoner seems more official, if that makes sense. You would be held captive by a bank robber but held prisoner by a government. However, either word works just fine in either of these sentences.

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    2. A convict is a criminal. People are convicted for a crime they committed. However, a captive, or being captive, is just being held without your consent.

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    2. A captive is someone who is being held in captivity. So a captive is the person, whereas captivity is the situation. We can also use the word in a poetic sense, as in something like: "The audience was captivated by the powerful performance." Here it has a positive meaning, but most of the time being captive is perceived in a negative sense, as in some person or animal is being held (in captivity) against their will.

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    2. Handcuffed ?

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    2. The Puritans attack the people. Endicott cuts down the Maypole(tall wooden pole). He hurts the captive Merry Mount people by whipping (beating them with a whip) and such. He tells his people to shoot the dancing bear because he feels that witchcraft(dark magic;;) is in the bear. He faces Lord and Lady of the May(name) and notices beauty in their youth (young age, probably 15-25?) that seemed pure and high. The May Lord asks Endicott not to hurt his wife, while the May Lady cries, "be it death, and lay it all on me!"(She is saying that she chooses to die instead of escaping) Endicott feels affectionate/touched(maybe surprised) by the couple's love. He thinks that the couple's love is unique(different, special) for settlers of Merry Mount. Endicott thinks that the two are able to reform (change something to improve it) and thus, want to reform. He puts a wreath(google this, go to pictures) over the couple's heads. The couple followed the Puritans, without wasting one regretful thought on the vanities of Merry Mount. (implies that the couple do not want to feel angry/sad that Puritans attacked Merry Mount. They do not want to think about their pride in Merry Mount)

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    2. ⓫ "Coca-Cola is a mass market product." ⓐ 'mass' ⓬ "A market for a special kind of product that may not have many buyers is a niche market." ⓐ 'luxury market' could also definitely work, however I think ⓓ 'niche market' is the better answer here. ⓭ "...is known as product life cycle." ⓐ 'life cycle' ⓮ I don't see a space for the word in that sentence, but assuming it's just a description: ⓓ 'promotion' ⓯ "The main elements of the marketing campaign..." ⓓ 'campaign' ⓰ I'm not sure what they mean by program here, but I'd guess that it's: ⓐ 'advertising campaign' ⓱ "Some manufacturers were accused of devaluation..." ⓓ 'devaluation' ⓲ "What are the sales figures like?" ⓑ 'what' ⓳ "How can we make sure that our new range is targeted on the right market segment?" ⓑ 'how' ⓴ "market research" ⓐ 'market research'

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    2. It's not clear in the article, but it seems she evaded capture, as it was an attempt. Perhaps if she were captured, it would probably read closer to: "Shirley survived being captured by Fidel Castro’s forces in Cuba"

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