IMF issued a warning that says the global economic recovery is weakening.
【Background Knowledge ～なぜ今それなわけ？～】
・International Monetary Fundは7月に発表した2013年の世界経済成長率3.9%を今回3.6%に修正
・欧州では the European Stability Mechanism (ESM：欧州安定化メカニズム)が導入され、苦しんでいるeurozoneの問題解決へ向けた恒久的なfundとなることが期待されている
A garbled message or report contains confused or wrong details, often because it is spoken by someone who is nervous or in a hurry.
V that/wh, V n
If you stipulate a condition or stipulate that something must be done, you say clearly that it must be done (= specify).
V oft with brd-neg, V n
If someone condones behaviour that is morally wrong, they accept it and allow it to happen (≠ condemn).
A bridle is a set of straps that is put around a horse's head and mouth so that the person riding or driving the horse can control it.
2 V, V at n
If you bridle, you show that you are angry or offended by moving your head and body upwards in a proud way (= bristle). (LITERARY)
V from n
To deviate from something means to start doing something different or not planned, especially in a way that causes problems for others (= depart).
Someone or something that is pallid is pale in an unattractive or unnatural way.
You can describe something such as a performance or book as pallid if it is weak or not at all exciting.
1 V prep/adv
If someone languishes somewhere, they are forced to remain and suffer in an unpleasant situation.
If something languishes, it is not successful, often because of a lack of effort or because of a lot of difficulties.
A bunker is a place, usually underground, that has been built with strong walls to protect it against heavy gunfire and bombing.
A bunker is a container for coal or other fuel.
On a golf course, a bunker is a large area filled with sand, which is deliberately put there as an obstacle that golfers must try to avoid.
(9) barged through
PHRASAL VERB V into/through n
If you barge into a place or barge through it, you rush or push into it in a rough and rude way. (INFORMAL)
(10) keel over
PHRASAL VERB V P
If someone keels over, they collapse because they are tired or ill. (INFORMAL)
（語義～Collins COBUILD Dictionary)
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