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Losing and regaining consciousness

faint

verb

to suddenly become unconscious for a short time, and usually fall to the ground

pass out

to suddenly become unconscious, for example because you are too hot

knock out

to make someone unconscious

black out

to suddenly become unconscious

come round

to become conscious again after being unconscious

bring round

to make someone who is unconscious become conscious

collapse

verb

to suddenly fall down and become very ill or unconscious

go under

to become unconscious when a doctor gives you an anaesthetic before an operation

fit

noun

an occasion when someone becomes unconscious for a short time and their body shakes

stun

verb

to hit someone so hard on the head that they cannot defend themselves or they become unconscious for a short time

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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