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Would you be kind enough to tell me whether I am right with my interpretation of the expressions in bold in the following sentences?
Noodles (now played by De Niro) is released from jail in 1932 and becomes reacquainted with his old gang: Max (Woods), Patsy (Hayden) and Cockeye (Forsythe), who are major players in the bootlegging industry during Prohibition.
bootlegging = illegal traffic in liquor in the U.S.
How much does it cost to gas up a Boeing 747?
gas up = supply a vehicle with gasoline
Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich doesn't just own the Chelsea football club. He also owns his very own Boeing 767. How much might one of these set you back?
set back = cost a certain amount
In April 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama took a one-day round-trip flight to Chicago aboard Air Force One. How much did that trip run?(How much did that trip cost?)
run=to have as an ongoing financial obligation
Enjoy the present, whatsoever it be, and be not solicitous about the future.
solicitous = concerned
He was solicitous for my advice.
She was also solicitous of my favor.
solicitous=eager to obtain something desirable
The colonel had been intent upon other things, and not enough solicitous to finish the fortifications.
solicitous = careful
She was solicitous for somebody's future.
I was excessively solicitous about my health.
solicitous = anxious
Then he lighted his pipe and chuckled away in silence.
He was chuckling to himself over the letter.
I am chuckling at her success.
chuckle = laugh, giggle, titter
Thank you for your efforts.