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20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred
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unrest

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a state of instability or uneasiness

Unfortunately, there continues to be political unrest in many countries of the world.

unruly

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not following the rules

Sometimes she behaves in an unruly manner in her class.

upper hand

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having an advantage due to someone’s knowledge and experience

My grandfather always has the upper hand when it comes to giving advice to younger people.

vernacular

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the common language that is learned as a child and used every day

Easyeverydayenglish.com features wordlists of the North American vernacular.

versus

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things/people that are against other things/people

There’s a big baseball game comin’ up – the Dodgers vs. the Angels.  I hope I can get tickets.

vetted/vetting

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carefully examining someone or something

The workers were not properly vetted during the investigation.

via

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through

I do the majority of my research via the Internet.

viewpoint

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someone’s opinion

What is your viewpoint on how often public transportation vehicles should be inspected for safety purposes?

vigil

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honoring a memory of someone who has passed away

There was a candlelight vigil for the young girl who died in the accident.

weigh in

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adding one's comments to a conversation because s/he believes it to be important

I think the prices of gas are out of control.  Does anyone care to weigh in?