adj. angry and annoyed
v. to move, pass, or extend from one side to the other side of (a street, river, etc.).
He seemed to be very cross about something.
They crossed from England to France.
v. to make a statement in written or printed words
He was too ill to speak.
It is the first time that I speak in public.
v. to find the answer; clear up; explain
v. to work out the answer
This problem is too difficult for me to solve.
It is so clever of you to have solved the puzzle.
v. to come into sight; become visible
v. to perform publicly, as in a play, dance
A man suddenly appeared in the doorway.
He appeared as the king in the play.
n. any usually solid shiny mineral substance which can be shaped by pressure and used for passing an electric current
Copper and gold are both metals.
The metal frame tends to twist under pressure.
n. a male child or person in relation to his parents
His wife born him a son.
She will buy him a cardigan if her son asks her to.
adj. one or the other of two
pron: one or the other
You may sit at either end of the table.
There are two roads into the town, and you can take either.
n. frozen water
The pipes were blocked with ice.
He asked the waiter to ice the beer for him.
v. to take rest in
n. the natural resting state of unconsciousness of the body
I didn't sleep well last night.
A growing child needs plenty of sleep.
n. a small community or group of houses in a rural area
This village is as beautiful as the fairyland.
The small village perched on a hill.
n. number, except 1, by which a large number can be divided exactly
n. fact, circumstance, etc
2, 3, 4 and 6 are factors of 12.
They have analyzed various factors.
n. a consequence, effect, or outcome of something
v. occur or follow as the consequence of something
We desperately need a result from this match.
These toxic blooms result from changes in the ocean water.
v. leap; to rise suddenly or quickly;move suddenly and quickly
He jumped from his seat when she entered.
The horse jumped the fence.
n. precipitation falling from clouds in the form of ice crystals
The snow has frozen hard on the road.
It was snowing heavily.
v. to sit on and manage (a horse, bicycle, etc.)
n. a journey made on horseback, on a bicycle or motorcycle, or in a vehicle
I can ride a bicycle, and I can drive a car, but I can not ride a horse.
Did you enjoy your ride?
v. feel concern or interest
n. worry, anxiety, or concern
He doesn't care what others say.
He was never free from care.
n. the lower surface of a room, on which one may walk
n. a level of a building
He dropped the cup and it smashed on the floor.
He lives on the eighth floor.
n. a natural elevation of the earth's surface, smaller than a mountain
v. form (something) into a heap
Trees crowned the hill.
Would you please hill the leaves in the backyard?
v. exert force on (someone or something), typically with one's hand
n. an act of exerting force on someone or something
She pushed her glass toward him.
He closed the door with a push.
n. an infant or very young child
adj. small; comparatively little
His wife's just had a baby.
She has a baby car.
n. a purchase
v. obtain in exchange for payment.; purchase
The wine is a good buy at $3.49.
It takes a lot of money to buy a house.
n. a period of 100 years
A century ago most people walked to work.
The palace was built in the fifteenth century.
adj. the surface, or part; exterior
prep. on or toward the outside of
The outside of the house needs painting.
There was a noise outside the door.
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pron. all things; all the things of a group or class
n. something that is extremely or most important
He taught me everything I know.
Money is his everything.
adj. having a great height; of more than average stature
adj. having more than usual length
She's tall for her age.
He carried a tall walking stick.
adv. now; so soon; so early
adv. by this or that time
Is it noon already?
When we came in, we found they had already arrived.
adv. as a replacement
adv. in preference
We ordered tea but were served coffee instead.
The city has its pleasures, but she wished instead for the quiet of country life.
n. a group of words without a finite verb, especially when they are used to form part of a sentence
v. say; express in the stated way
That's exactly the phrase I was looking for myself.
I phrased my request very carefully.
n. the portion of the earth's surface consisting of disintegrated rock and humus
v. to insult, as with disgrace
Blueberries need very acid soil.
Her words soiled his reputation.
n. a piece of furniture for sleep or rest
v. to have sleeping accommodations
We want to buy a large double bed.
He says we can bed there for the night.
n. a thing made to be similar or identical to another
v. make a similar or identical version of; reproduce
The problem is telling which is the original document and which the copy.
Each form had to be copied and sent to a different department.
adj. able to do something at will; at liberty
adv. without cost or payment
You are free to go or stay.
The gallery is open free.
v. to feel that something desired may happen
n. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen
We hope for an early spring.
The medicine was her last hope.
n. the season after winter and before summer
v. move or jump suddenly or rapidly upward or forward
In spring the garden is a feast of blossom.
I sprang out of bed.
n. the actual state of things
n. instance of a disease or an injury
This is a case of poor judgment.
A case of measles kept him in bed.
v. to express pleasure, derision
n. a source of fun, amusement
She couldn't help laughing at his jokes.
That's a laugh, the idea of you cooking a meal!
n. the territory or country itself
The president spoke to the nation about the new tax.
Australia is an English speaking nation.
adv. completely, wholly, or entirely
adv. to some degree; fairly
It's quite out of the question.
It was quite good, but not perfect.
n. a category of people or things having common characteristics
v. write (something) on a computer by pressing the keys
This is some type of mushroom.
He typed out the second draft.
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pron. an emphatic form of them or they
The authors themselves left the theater.
They washed themselves quickly.
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n. the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment
The temperature has stayed hot this week.
The food should be kept at low temperature.
adj. full of light; shining
adj. full of life; cheerful; happy
A bright rainbow arched above.
Everything looks bright.
v. to go before or with to show the way
n. position in advance of others
He leads a group on a cross-country hike.
He took the lead in the race.
pron. every person; everybody
Everyone says she has good temper.
Everyone was tired with the exception of John.
n. a way of doing something
There are three possible methods of repairing this motor.
I have a simple and easy method.
n. a part that is cut off or separated
The report has a section on accidents at work.
A desk with a top section for books.
n. a body of water surrounded by land
Boys were swimming in the lake.
The garden reaches the lake.
n. a strong, hard magnetic silvery-gray metal
adj. stern; harsh; cruel
The huge, iron gate was locked.
It will take weeks to get all the wrinkle iron out.
adv. inside; indoors
prep. in the course or period of, as in time
The fire was burning on the hearth within.
I'll be coming within an hour.
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n. a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words with information about them
I'll look up ‘love’ in the dictionary.
You could always use a dictionary.
n. any of the fine threadlike strands growing from the skin of humans, and some animals
n. a very small amount, degree, as of time or space
Don't mess up my hair, I've just combed it.
He lost the race by a hair.
n. the length of time that a person has lived or a thing has existed
n. a certain time in history
His age is 20 years.
Those animals lived in the Middle Ages.
n. the sum total of two or more quantities
n. a sum of money
We've received a great amount of information.
The amount of your bill is $300.
n. a balance or any of various other instruments or devices for weighing
v. to weigh
We gave the parents a baby scale.
He tips the scales at 190 lbs.
n. a unit of weight in general use equal to 16 oz. avoirdupois (0.4536 kg)
v. strike heavily and repeatedly
I lost several pounds last month.
Patrick pounded on a door with his fists.
conj. in spite of the fact that; even though
Although the sun was shining it wasn't that warm.
Although he failed, he has done his best.
prep. for each; for every
adv. each; for each one
A gas station that charges $1.29 per gallon.
The charge for window-washing was five dollars per.
adj. violently separated into small pieces;damaged
v. break: cause to separate into pieces as a result of a blow, shock
Can you glue the broken vase together?
The rope broke when they were climbing.
n. an indefinitely short period of time; instant
n. the present time or any other particular time
I'll be with you in a moment.
He is busy at the moment.
a. very small
We all bundled into the tiny car.
He feels boxed in, living in that tiny flat.
adj. able to be done
adj. may be true or may be the case
I'll do everything possible to help you.
It is possible that he has already gone.
n. precious yellow metal used for making coins, ornaments, jewelry, etc
Gold is found in rock and streams.
Johnson got the gold medal in the 100 meters.
n. a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings
Do you take milk and sugar in your tea?
John has to milk the cow early in the morning.
adj. making little or no noise
v. make or become silent, calm, or still
When you are in a library, you must be quiet.
There are ways of quieting kids down.
adj. of or being what exists or happens ordinarily in the world, especially not caused, made, or controlled by people
She has a natural wave in her hair.
I prefer to see animals living in their natural state.
adv. a great deal; much
n. very much
My life is a lot better now.
There was lots of money in my wallet.
n. a rock or particular piece or kind of rock
The houses are built of stone.
A stone wall surrounds the palace.
v. do something
n. anything done; performance
Think well before you act.
This act had to get a strong support from them.
v. make or construct something by putting parts or material together
n. shape and size (of the human body)
It takes a lot of labour to build a railway.
She really did not have the build for a ballerina.
n. the position at an equal distance from the sides
adj. in or nearly in the center
She stood alone in the middle of the street.
The man has reached middle age.
n. full rate of motion
v. move quickly
The car gets to speed in just nine seconds.
We'd better speed up if we want to get there in time.
v. add up
He counted his tickets and found he had ten.
I started to count the stars I could see.
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n. a speech sound that is not a vowel
adj. in agreement
She asked me to pronounce each vowel and consonant clearly.
The findings are consonant with other research.
pron. some person; somebody
There's someone at the door.
Someone has to lock up the house.
v. travel on water (a body of water) in a ship or boat
n. a piece of material extended on a mast to catch the wind and propel a boat, ship
This ship sails for New York on Monday.
The sailors heaved at rope to tighten the sail.
v. to move along a surface by turning over and over, as a ball or a wheel
v. to drive
The dog rolled on the floor.
The wind rolled the waves high on the beach.
n. a large, heavy, mammal that walks on the soles of its feet, with thick fur and a very short tail
v. to hold up under; be capable of
The hunter slashed at the bear with his knife.
His claim doesn't bear close examination.
v. to doubt
n. something strange and surprising
I wonder if she'll really get here.
It is a wonder he declined such an offer.
v. to regard with favor
n. to assume a facial expression indicating pleasure, favor, or amusement
Luck smiled on us that night.
Her smile makes her even more beautiful.
n. the space within two lines or three or more planes diverging from a common point; a viewpoint; standpoint
v. to turn sharply in a different direction
He looked at the problem only from his own angle.
The road angles to the right.
n. a numerical quantity that is not a whole numbers; a very small amount; a little bit
It was only a fraction away from completion.
I can only pay a fraction of my bill.
n. a continent S of Europe and between the Atlantic and Indian oceans
The new movie was shot in Africa.
The Red Sea divides Africa from Asia.
v. cause the death of
v. overwhelm (someone) with an emotion.
Her father was killed in a car crash.
The suspense is killing me.
n. musical sounds in agreeable succession or arrangement
Her voice was full of melody.
The melody still rang in her ears.
n. the lowest point or par
adj. in the lowest position
I fell right to the bottom of the stairs.
We found the books on the bottom shelf.
n. journey, especially for pleasure
v. catch one's foot on something and stumble or fall
They planned to make a wedding trip to Paris.
He tripped over his cat.
n.an opening through something; gap
n. a small, shabby place
There is a hole in my sock.
I couldn't live in a hole like that.
adj. having little or no money, goods, or other means of support
He was too poor to buy a new coat.
She works hard for the welfare of the poor.
Let's meet for a drink sometime.
v. to contend with in battle or combat; war against
v. beat on somebody each other; quarrel
England fought Germany.
The men were fighting.
n. a sudden unexpected event, fact, or thing
v. occur to with a sudden feeling
John turned around and looked at me in surprise.
Her beauty surprised me.
a. of or relating to France or its people or language
n. the Romance language of France
Do you like French films?
Many speak excellent English, but some will speak French as a first language.
v. stop living; pass away
v. to pass gradually
She died of cancer.
The storm slowly died down.
v. to strike violently or forcefully and repeatedly
v. move regularly
The rain beat against the car windscreen.
His heart began to beat faster.
adv. in every respect; just
adv. used as a reply to confirm or agree with what has just been said
He will do exactly what he wants.
“You mean that you're going to tell me the truth?” “Exactly.”
v. be left; continue to exist
I'll remain here when you go to the airport.
No one can remain youthful forever.
v. put on one's clothes
She always dresses in black.
She wears a beautiful evening dress.
n. small furry domesticated animal often kept as a pet or for catching mice
The cat lapped up the milk.
It is natural for a cat to catch mice.
cont.of could not
Jamie e-mailed me to say he couldn't come.
We couldn't have done it without your help.
n.any of the terminal members of the hand
His fingers swept the keys of the piano.
The thin man fingered his mustache.
n. a number of people or things in a more or less straight line
v. move a boat through the water with long poles with flat ends
A row of trees screened our view.
He likes to row and to play tennis.
adv. to the smallest extent or degree
adj. smallest in size, amount, extent
My best number was the one I had practiced the least.
He gave the least amount of money of anyone.
v. to seize or capture; take and hold
n. a device for securing something such as a door, window, or box
She threw the ball into the air and caught it again
The window catch was rusty.
n. an event that involves rising to a higher point
v. go up or advance
It was a long climb to the top of the hill.
We began to climb the hill.
v. mark (letters, words, or other symbols) on a surface, typically paper, with a pen, pencil
He wrote his name on the paper.
I didn't know you wrote poetry.
v. utter a loud call or cry
n. a loud call or cry
She shouted for joy.
He gave a shout for help.
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adj. without stop or interruption
v. continue: persist in an activity or process
We are watching a continued TV series.
He was unable to continue with his job.
pron. a reflexive form of it
pron. an emphatic appositive of it
The battery recharges itself.
Even without flowers, the bowl itself is beautiful.
adj. other than the persons or things mentioned
adv. if not (usually preceded by or)
What else could I have done?
It's a macaw, or else I don't know birds.
adj. simple or ordinary in character
adv. clearly and simply
She has a plain face.
He's just plain stupid.
n. anything that is like air
Gas is now widely used for cooking and heating.
We finally drove up to a gas station.
n. a division of the United Kingdom
Prince Charles will be the next king of England.
Are you from the America or from the England?
adj. very hot; on fire
v. burn: (of a fire) flame or glow while consuming a material such as coal or wood; be on fire
The water was burning.
Half the candle had burnt away.
n. a plan or drawing produced to show the look and function of a building, or other object before it is built or made
v. plan or develop for a certain purpose
He has just unveiled his design for the new museum.
He did it whether by accident or design.
v. link; connect
v. to take part with others
The tap was joined to a pipe.
Let's all join in.
n. the movable part of the body at the end of the leg, below the ankles, on which a person or animal stands
v. to walk
I hurt my foot while playing football.
We'll have to foot it.
n. rule established by authorities or custom, regulating the behaviour of members of a community, country
They were taken to court for breaking the law.
The manager laid down the law to the workers.
n. the organ of hearing
The hat completely covers his ears.
A hungry belly has no ears.
n. the ordinary variety used for windows and bottles
I cut my hand on some broken glass.
The inn has a long balcony, now glassed in.
You're all caught up.
v. increase; become
Our friendship grew from common interests.
He would watch Nick grow to manhood.
n. the natural outer covering of an animal or human body
I use body lotion to keep my skin soft.
She skinned her knee.
n. a low area of land between hills or mountains
The river twines through the valley.
He has a large farm in the Mississippi Valley.
n. a monetary unit of the US, Canada, and various other countries, equal to one hundredth of a dollar, euro, or other decimal currency unit
I don't have a cent with me.
We have to keep track of every cent we spend.
n. metal instrument shaped so that it will move the bolt of a lock
adj. chief; major; important; essential; fundamental
He put the key in the lock and turned it.
He is a key person in the company.
n. the elected head of a republican state
n. head of a bank, business firm, etc
President Lincoln was born poor.
She's a past president of the club.
n. a color produced by mixing red, yellow, and black
adj. of the color of earth, wood, or coffee
The girl was dressed in brown from top to toe.
He had brown skin.
n. difficulty or problems
v. to put to inconvenience, exertion, pains
I had trouble finding somewhere to park.
May I trouble you to shut the door?
adj. fairly cold; chill; cold
n. a fairly low temperature
It'll be a cool afternoon.
I like to feel the cool of the early morning.
n. a visible collection of particles of water or ice suspended in the air
v.to overshadow; darken
The sun had disappeared behind a cloud.
The hardships of war cloud his childhood memories.
adj. unable to find one's way
v. lose: no longer possible or open to
Help! We're lost!
The opportunity was lost to him.
v. to cause, permit, or enable to go
v. to produce; bear; yield
They sent their son to college.
Those plants send forth new leaves.
n. something used for or regarded as representing something else
These symbols mean nothing to me.
The white bird is a symbol of freedom.
v. have on one's body as clothing or for some other purpose
n. a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
He was wearing a dark suit.
The carpet will stand any amount of wear.
adj. not good in any manner or degree
There is no such thing as a bad boy.
He wanted it bad enough to steal it.
v. to rescue from danger or possible harm, injury, or loss
v. to lay up money as the result of economy
The doctor managed to save his life.
I will try to save as much as I can.
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n. a test
v. to try or test, especially in order to discover or prove something
The researchers are repeating the experiment on rats.
She experimented on chickens as well as mice.
n. a machine with moving parts that converts power into motion
There must be something wrong with the engine of my car.
The engine of the car is out of action.
adj. having no one else present
adv. as the only one or ones
She was alone that evening.
She prefers to live alone.
n. art of representing objects by lines
v. draw: make pictures; design with a pen, chalk
You jogged my elbow and spoiled what I was drawing.
Do not draw the map, just write the answer.
n. point of the horizon where the sun rises
The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
Take the east road, it's the shortest way.
v. pick out, select from a number of alternatives
v. to select from two or more possibilities
She chose Sunday for her departure.
Accepted by several colleges, the boy chose carefully.
adj. only one
n. one person or thing
He was the single survivor.
His first single topped the charts for six weeks.
v. to put the hand, finger
n. the sense of feeling by which an object is known to be hard, smooth, rough
He touched the iron cautiously.
The blind have a keen sense of touch.
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n. knowledge gained through study, communication, research, instruction, etc
His wealth of general information is amazing.
We are able to get the information we need from the Internet.
v. to put (thought) into words; utter or state
n. very fast train; service for carrying goods quickly
He doesn't express an idea clearly.
We have to change here for an express.
n. the opening through which an animal or human takes in food
v. move one's lips as if saying (words) but without making any sound
Her mouth is her best feature.
She silently mouthed her answer so as not to wake her napping child.
n. unit of length equal to 3 feet or 0.9144 metre
n. enclosed or partly enclosed space near or round a building or group of buildings, often paved
One yard is nearly a meter in length.
Part of the yard had been walled off.
adj. being the same in quantity, size, degree, or value
n. the same person or quantity
It is equal to me whether he comes or not.
They are my equals in age.
adj. on or counted in tens or tenths; based on ten
n. a number like .2, .48, .05, etc
Most countries have a decimal currency.
What kind of decimal is called a repeating decimal ?
pron. a reflexive form of you
pron. you personally (used to emphasize the person being addressed)
Help yourselves, boys!
You're going to have to do it yourself.
n. the power to influence or direct people's behavior
v. determine the behavior or supervise the running of
Don't worry, we have everything under control.
The firemen were unable to control the blaze.
v. to perform or do habitually
n. habit; custom
I need to practice my French.
It is not the practice here for men to wear long hair.
n. an account or statement describing in detail an event, situation
v. make (something) known; write or give an account of (a piece of news)
This is a medical report on the patient.
I shall have to report this to the authorities.
adj. without a bend, angle, or curve; direct
Light travels in straight lines.
Come straight away after school.
v. to get up from a lying, sitting, or kneeling posture
n. an upward movement
With great effort he rose to his knees.
The bird has a display flight of steep flapping rises.
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n. a clear expression of something in speech or writing
n. a single sentence
Do you agree with this statement?
I agree with everything you said except for your last statement.
n. a thin piece of wood
v. push a sharp or pointed object into (something)
Hayes picked up a fallen stick and twirled it idly between his fingers.
He stuck his fork into the sausage.
n. a group of people gathered together for pleasure
n. a group of people who have the same ideas about politics
It's my idea to hold the party outside the house.
The party split up into small groups.
n. a small hard object produced by most plants, from which a new plant of the same kind can grow
If you plant a seed it will grow into a new plant.
She seeded the grapes.
v. accept as true or probable; imagine; assume
v. to think or hold as an opinion
I suppose I got there about half past eleven.
What do you suppose he will do?
n. an adult human female
I find her a very agreeable woman.
The poor woman went to work as usual.
n. the part of the land near the sea
v. (of a person or vehicle) move easily without using power
They live on the coast, a few miles from the sea.
We cut off the car engine and coasted for a while.
n. a business organization which performs services connected with money
n. the land alongside or sloping down to a river or lake
He has a large deposit in the bank.
Willows lined the bank.
n. a length or portion of time
He had long periods of depression.
Mary was restored to health after a period of medical treatment.
n. metal that has been formed into a thin flexible threadlike rod
The rope was not strong enough, so we used wire.
The kids are taught how to wire a plug.
n. money received for work
v. give (someone) money for goods, services, etc
His pay goes up every year.
How much did you pay?
adj. free from dirt
v. make (something or someone) free of dirt
She bathed and put on a clean dress.
"Clean your teeth properly after meals!"
v. go to see and spend time with (someone) socially
n. a chat or talk
I came to visit my grandmother.
We had a good visit on the way back from the grocery store.
n. a small piece, part, or quantity of something
v. bite: use the teeth to cut into something in order to eat it
The girl gave the bird a bit of bread.
They are badly bitten by mosquitoes.
pron. of whom; belonging to whom
adj. the possessive case of which used as an adjective
Whose umbrella did you take?
Whose life have you touched today?
adj. widely accepted as true or worthy
v. receive: be given, presented with, or paid (something)
The received wisdom is that they cannot win.
Most businesses will receive a tax cut.
n. a piece of ground, often near a house, used for growing flowers, fruit, or vegetables
Mary talked with me across the garden fence.
He's been gardening all day.
v. cause to feel happy and satisfied
adv. used in polite requests or questions
He arranged a fishing trip to please his son.
Please address letters to the Editor.
adj. not previously known, seen, felt, heard of, etc
adj. unusual or curious; odd; queer
I never dreamed of such a strange thing.
It seemed strange that she would leave so early.
v. be in time for
v. trap after chasing or hunting
We're just in time to catch the train.
It is natural for a cat to catch mice.
v. to knock, strike, shoot, or cut down
n. the amount of timber cut down in one season
The lumberman will fell these great trees.
This is the famous Lakeland Fells.
n. a group of players forming one side in a competitive game or sport
For the most part, hockey is truly a team game in a sports world.
He didn't want to team up with anybody.
n. being or spirit that is believed to have power over nature and control over human affairs
int. used for emphasis or to express emotions
Poseidon was the Greek god of the sea.
Oh, my god! I cleared all my data.
n. the person in command of a ship
v. lead; command
The captain told the sailors to go below.
Who will captain the team?
v. to manage or guide by advice, helpful information
adj. with nothing or no one in between
He directed the company through a difficult time.
Keep product away from direct sunlight and store in a dry cool place.
n. a small circular piece of metal, especially gold or silver, that is worn on the finger
She wears a diamond ring on her left hand.
I am sorry-she's out. Can you ring again later?
v. help with food or drink
n. a turn of hitting the ball to start play
They serve wine instead of beer.
Whose serve is it now?
n. a boy or girl; a son or daughter; a baby or infant
He's still but a child.
All my children are married.
n. barren land, with very little water and vegetation, often sand-covered
v. leave without help or support
Two thirds of the country is dry or desert.
He deserted his wife and daughter and went back to England.
v. to become greater, as in number, size, strength, or quality
n. a rise in amount, numbers, or degree
Sales of automobiles increased last year.
There was a steady increase in population.
n. past events
I'd like you to fill out this medical history form.
I am very interested in local history.
n. an amount that has to be spent to buy something
v. to require the payment of (money or something else of value) in an exchange
we are able to cover the cost of the event.
That camera cost $200.
adv. perhaps; possibly
Maybe I won't go back.
“Is it true?”“Maybe,I'm not sure.”
n. an occupation, profession, or trade
n. something with which a person is rightfully concerned
His business is poultry farming.
What they are doing is none of my business.
v. to keep apart or divide
adj. being or standing apart; distant
Those farmers separate two fields by a fence.
The desert has widely separate oases.
v. to smash, split, or divide into parts violently
n. a sudden dash or rush, as toward something
He broke a vase.
When the rain lessened, I made a break for home.
n. the brother of your father or mother
My uncle used to commute ten miles to the city.
My uncle has an apple orchard.
n. the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
v. hunt: pursue and kill (a wild animal) for sport or food
We'll go hunting in the afternoon.
In the autumn they hunted deer.
v. to move along in a stream
n. a steady, continuous stream of something
The river flowed slowly to the sea.
She eased the car into the flow of traffic.
n. a woman who is refined, polite, and well-spoken
She may be poor and have little education, but she's a real lady.
She's a very sweet old lady.
n. a person who is studying at a school; pupil
The lazy student never do his homework on time.
No student is to leave the room.
n. a man, woman, or child, not an animal
adj. having or showing the better qualities of man; kind
He was the only human on the island.
The accident was caused by human error.
n. studying and making beautiful things
n. great skill
I am studying art at Stockholm University.
Dance is an exciting art form.
n. an emotional state or reaction
It gave me a feeling of satisfaction.
He had a warm and feeling heart.
v. make (something needed or wanted) available to someone; provide
n. a stock of a resource
The farm supplies apples to cider makers.
The storm cut off our water supply.
n. a place or angle where two or more sides meet
v. gain control of the buying, selling or production of goods
Jan sat at one corner of the table.
He wants to corner the beer market.
Electric trains have taken the place of steam trains in Britain.
A wire conveys an electric current.
n. a small creature such as an ant or fly
Most insect do not live in polar region.
Be careful. The insect has stings.
n. a cultivated plant that is grown as food
v. cut short
The main crops were oats and barley.
The sheep cropped the lawn.
n. any sound considered with reference to its quality, pitch, strength
n. the quality or character of the sound produced by a particular instrument or singing voice
He often speaks in an arrogant tone.
This violin has a very good tone.
v. to come against with an impact or collision
n. successful attempt or performance
The car hit the tree.
The play is a hit.
n. mass of very fine fragments of rock
Ouch! The sand is so hot! I can burn my feet.
The roads were sanded after the snowstorm.
n. a person licensed to practice medicine
n. person who has received the highest university degree
I have an appointment at the doctors.
Mr. Smith is a Doctor of Law.
v. make available for use; supply
v. to make arrangements for supplying means of support, money
Nature does not provide everything we want.
He provided for his children in his will.
adv. as a result or consequence of this; therefore
adv. to this point; so
It is late, and thus you must go.
The website has been cracked three times thus far.
He won't see you now.
I won't say no.
v. prepare for eating by applying heat
Shall I cook dinner tonight?
The restaurant hired a new cook.
n. any of the pieces of hard, whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other animals
His injuries included many broken bones.
He broke a bone in his leg.
n. a large building or series of connected buildings containing a variety of retail stores and typically also restaurants
The mall is only one mile away from here.
We are going to build a shopping mall in this area.
n. a long, thin, flat piece of wood
v. get on or into (a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle)
Loose boards creaked as I walked on them.
We boarded the plane for New York.
adj. of the present or recent times
n. a person who advocates or practices a departure from traditional styles or values
I put her in the top rank of modern novelists.
Education is essential to modern men.
adj. composed of two or more parts
n. thing made up of two or more separate things combined together
Soap is a compound substance.
Common salt is a compound of sodium and chlorine.
pron. something that belongs to me
n. an excavation in the earth for extracting coal
You go your way and I'll go mine.
That coal mine is no longer worked.
I wasn't sure you heard me.
I wasn't the only one asking questions
adj. adapted or suited
v. be of the right shape and size for
This water isn't fit for drinking.
Those jeans still fit me.
n. the action or process of adding something to something else
The hotel has been extended with the addition of more rooms.
She has two cars and in addition a motorboat.
v. to be in the relation of a member
v. to be the property of
He belongs to the Knights of Columbus.
The book belongs to her.
adj. out of danger; not able to be hurt
n.a steel or iron box for money, jewels, papers
It is not safe to drive like that, you must slow down.
All valuables should be kept in the safe.
n. a person who serves in an army
n. a person of military skill or experience
His son is a soldier in a cavalry regiment.
George Washington was a great soldier.
v. form an opinion or make a statement about something without definite knowledge
n. an estimate
I don't really know, I'm just guessing.
My guess is that he didn't come because his parents wouldn't let him do.
adj. making no sound; quiet
adj. not speaking or using spoken expression
The cat moved on silent feet.
Would you be good enough to keep silent?
v. buy and sell goods and services
n. the action of buying and selling goods and services
My litter brother wanted to trade his book for my candy.
She made a good trade.
adv. to a moderate extent; quite
adv. in some degree
These shoes are rather too big.
I rather thought you would regret it.
v. show or find out in what ways two or more things are like each other or are different from each
I compared the copy with the original, but there was not much difference.
Her beauty is beyond compare.
n. a large number of persons gathered closely together
v. fill with
A huge crowd gathered in the street outside.
The dance floor was crowded with youths.
n. a piece of writing, arranged in patterns of lines and of sounds, expressing some thought, feeling, or human experience in imaginative language
The poem showed great intensity of feeling.
Can you make sense of this poem?
v. take pleasure in; to find or experience pleasure for
She seems to enjoy herself at everything she does.
Now that I am free, I can enjoy music for a while.
n. a simple chemical
n. a quality which can be noticed
Carbon is an element, while carbon dioxide is a compound.
Honesty, industry and kindness are elements of a good life.
v. to be a sign of; evidence; show
v. to state or express, especially in a general way
His hesitation really indicates his doubt about the venture.
He indicated his disapproval but did not go into detail.
prep: not including
conj: apart from; but; unless
They were all there except me.
I didn't tell him anything, except that I needed the money.
v. regard (something) as likely to happen
We expect the best.
I expect to read it.
adv. in or to a horizontal position
adj. smooth and level
He was lying flat on his back.
He sliced the bread into thin and flat pieces.
n. a cardinal number, 6 plus 1; 7
There are seven continents in the world.
The baby weighed seven pounds at birth.
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adj. exciting and holding the attention
This book is interesting.
He wrote an interesting storybook for children.
n. one of the faculties of sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch
v. have a feeling, without being told directly
My sense of smell tells me that dinner is ready.
The horse sensed danger and stopped.
n. narrow cord made of threads twisted together and used to tie, fasten
v. to connect in or as in a line; arrange in a series
He tied a string on his finger to jog his memory.
She knows how to string words together.
n. a hard stroke with the open or closed hand or with a weapon
v. (of wind) move creating an air current
Bill knocked him down with one blow.
A cold wind began to blow.
adj. known about by many people
adj. first-rate; excellent
The country is famous for its natural beauty.
The singer gave a famous performance.
n.relative worth, or importance
v. to regard or esteem highly
This piece of land has greatly increased in value.
He values her friendship.
n. either of the pair of parts that a bird, insect, bat, etc. used to fly
The bird flapped its wings and flew away.
A bird came winging around the corner.
n. a particular act of changing position or place
n. moving or being moved; action; activity
Downward movement is much faster than upward one.
The periodic movement of the moon round the earth takes 28 days.
n. a long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
v. to make (an extra-base hit) by batting the ball hard and far
The flag is attached to a pole.
He poled a triple to deep right-center.
adj. causing great interest or enthusiasm
The race itself is very exciting.
Hearing the exciting news, tears flowed from his eyes.
n. one of the parts of a tree that grow out from the trunk
v. to expand or extend, as business activities
He cut off the branches from the trunk.
The bank has plans to branch throughout the state.
adj. of relatively great distance or between opposite sides
The mountain was covered with a thick layer of snow.
The fog was so thick that we couldn't see anything.
n. red liquid flowing through the body
The wounded man was covered with blood.
The nurse took a sample of my blood for tests.
v. have one's body in a flat position
n. an untrue statement
He had to lie down for a while to rest his legs.
The lie that you told reflects on your honesty.
n. particular place or area
v. recognize (someone or something) that one is searching for
Let's meet at this spot tomorrow.
Andrew spotted the ad in the paper.
n. a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
The bell is ringing.
The church bell tolled the hour.
n. enjoyment or playfulness
adj. amusing, entertaining, or enjoyable
She's full of fun.
It was a fun evening.
adj. making a lot of noise that you can hear clearly
adv. with a great deal of volume
They were kept awake by loud music.
They shouted as loud as they could.
v. to think carefully about, especially in order to make a decision
v. to think, believe, or suppose
He considered the cost before buying the new car.
We consider his reply unsatisfactory.
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v. put forward for consideration
v. to bring before a person's mind indirectly
I suggest that we wait a day or two.
I didn't tell him to leave, I only suggested it.
adj. having little fat on the body, not fat
adj. having a small than average distance between opposite surface; not stick
She is thin in the face.
The ice on the pond is too thin for skating.
n. a place where someone or something is located or has been put
v. put or arrange (someone or something) in a particular place or way
Can you find our position on this map?
He pulled out a chair and positioned it between them.
v. come or go into
v. to make a beginning
She entered the kitchen.
We have entered upon a new phase in history.
n. any product of plant growth useful to humans or animals
Fresh fruit and vegetables provide fiber and vitamins.
The apple trees are fruiting early this year.
v. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
v. achieve the same score as another competitor
Her hair was tied back with a ribbon.
He tied for second in the league.
adj. having a great deal of money or assets; wealthy
Most of these artists are already quite rich.
The rich are not necessarily happy.
n. the basic monetary unit
I have a half dollar but no small coins.
The total cost will be 126 dollar.
v. cause to go somewhere
v. affect with powerful emotion
They sent their son to college.
It's the spectacle and music that send us, not the words.
n. the ability to see
v. see for the first time
Joseph lost his sight as a baby.
After three days at sea, we sighted land.
n. a leader or ruler of a people
adj. most important; main
The chief of the police department demanded severe punishments for criminals.
In USA, New York City is the chief seat of commerce.
adj. of or relating to Japan or its language, culture, or people
n. the language of Japan
In Italy Japanese manga are very famous.
So now we have a Japanese company, run by a New York-based Briton who speaks no Japanese .
n. a small, narrow river
v. (of liquid) run or flow in a continuous current in a specified direction
The stream takes a sudden bend to the east.
She sat with tears streaming down her face.
n. a large body in space that moves round a star, especially round the sun
The Earth is a planet.
We all share one and the same planet.
n. a strong, regular, repeated pattern of movement or sound
I like the exciting rhythm of African drum music.
The rhythm of his heartbeats is normal.
n. a cardinal number, seven plus one; 7
adj. being one more than seven
I am eight years old.
There are eight runners in the final race.
n. knowledge which can be made into a system and which usually depends on seeing and testing facts and stating general natural laws
Science have bring about many change in our lives.
I'll meet you outside the science lab.
adj. important, serious, or significant.
n.a chief or special subject at a university
The use of drugs is a major problem.
History was my major at college.
v. see and notice; look at with attention
v. pay attention to rules; follow in practice
We have to observe carefully what's going on there.
All citizens should observe traffic rules.
n. a hollow round pipe of metal; soft metal container for pastes, paints
n. underground railway
She bought a tube of toothpaste.
His wife travels to the office by tube every morning.
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adj. required to be done, present; needed; essential.
It is necessary that he be sent there at once.
Do you have the necessary skills for this job?
n. the heaviness of something, especially as measured by a certain system
He was at least 175 pounds in weight.
The weight of the coffee is shown on the packet.
n. the flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
n. a favorite occupation, activity
His religion forbids the eating of meat.
Chess is his meat.
v. raise to a higher position or level
He lifted his arm in a gesture of farewell.
One more lift and it's up!
n. a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end
v. put something through an industrial or manufacturing process in order to change or treat
Building a car is a long process.
The computer helps us to process reservation rapidly.
n. a large group of soldiers who fight on land in a war
He joined the army a year ago.
In the army, the general takes rank of the colonel.
n. a shaped covering for the head
He took off the hat and revealed his bald head.
He approached the boss, hat in hand.
n. thing or things owned; possession
n. and and buildings; real estate
They lost all their property in the fire.
She has a right to the property.
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adj. special or more than usual
n. a small single part of a whole; detail
I have nothing particular to do this evening.
The account is correct in every particular.
v. move through the water by moving the limbs, fins, etc
Let's go swimming.
We went for a swim in the river.
n. one of two or more divisions of a school year, during which instruction is regularly provided
n. a period of time to which limits have been set
Are there any exams at the end of term?
An American President's term of office is four years.
adj. of the present time; happening now
n. movement of water, air, electricity
Our talks ran on current political news.
He was swept away by the current.
n. public garden or recreation ground in a town
v. to place (a vehicle) in a certain place for a period of time
They wanted to know when you would go to the park.
My car is parked over there.
v. give or hand over (something) in exchange for money
They had sold the car.
If you are willing to sell, I'll buy.
n. part of the human body from this point to the neck
v. take a responsibility
Her hand rested lightly upon his shoulder.
The manager was ready to shoulder the blame.
n. the organized action of making of goods and services for sale
Japanese industry is making increasing use of robots.
Coal is a natural resource that is of great importance to industry.
v. clean with water and, typically, soap or detergent
n. act of cleaning or being cleaned with water
I washed my car.
I'll give my car a good wash.
n. the area bounded by four streets in a town or suburb
v. make movement difficult or impossible
She went for a run around the block.
They blocked the entrance with big stones.
v. become wider
v. open out (something) so as to extend its surface area, width, or length
The rumor was widely spread among the crowd.
I spread a towel on the sand and sat down.
n. animals with horns and cloven hoofs, domesticated for meat or milk, or as beasts of burden; cows
He lives on a farm, so he knows a lot about cattle.
Some cattle were drinking at the pond.
n. a married woman; a man's partner in marriage
He kissed his wife and children good-bye.
The President's wife follows his every word.
adj. having a thin cutting edge or a fine point
adv. punctually; precisely
The table had sharp corners.
The meeting starts at 7:30 sharp.
n. fellowship; association
n. a commercial business
I always enjoy her company.
I work in a small company.
n. an apparatus for receiving waves
I'm afraid this old radio is beyond repair.
This radio station does not carry any advertising.
we shall; we will
We'll see about that!
Whatever you want to chat about, we'll do it tonight.
n. a thing done
n. the process or state of acting or of being active
She frequently questioned his actions.
The machine is not in action now.
n. the city or town that is the official seat of government in a country, state
n. the funds invested in a business by the owners or stockholders
Tokyo is the capital of Japan.
All their capital is locked up in land.
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n. building in which goods are manufactured
Safety has high priority in factories.
This area has been zoned for factories.
v. to cause to take up residence:
v. become clear by the sinking of particles
The bird settled on the topmost bough.
It is settled and therefore we cannot go behind it.
adj. of the color of ripe lemons
n. a color like that of egg yolk, ripe lemons
The leaves turn yellow in autumn.
The yolk is the yellow part in an egg.
It isn't too difficult once you get the idea.
John is smart, isn't it?
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adj. situated in the south or directed toward the south
Brighton is in southern England.
Australia is in the southern part of the world.
n. a wheeled vehicle, in particular
A huge truck roared down the road.
They trucked the goods over immediately.
adj. in accordance with the rules or standards
It was a fair judgement.
The village has a fair once a month.
v. to produce (a text, picture, etc.) by applying inked types, plates, blocks
A thousand copies of the book were printed.
There were no printed books in those days.
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They wouldn't allow me to smoke.
I wouldn't ask her.
adv. further forward in space; in the line of one's forward motion
He had to give his attention to the road ahead.
This will put us ahead.
n. a time when you can do something
v. happen by accident or unexpectedly
Please give me a chance to explain.
If it should chance to rain we'll take a taxi home.
adj. existing as a result of birth
adj. having a specific natural quality or ability
He was born in Seattle.
He is a born leader.
n. relative position in rank, class or authority
adj. having a surface which is the same height above the ground all over
The river often rises above the normal level.
The floor is quite level.
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n. a plane figure with three straight sides and three angles
The angles of a triangle total 180.
He drew a right triangle.
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n. he smallest unit into which any substance can be divided without losing its own chemical nature, consisting usually of two or more atoms
A molecule is made up of atoms.
Each sugar molecule has the properties of sugar.
n. a country in western Europe on the Atlantic Ocean; population 64,420,100 (est. 2009); capital, Paris; official language, French
The English Channel divides England from France.
Many tourists go to France and Italy in the summer.
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v. do over; to say, state, or perform again
n. an action, event, or other thing that occurs or is done again
“Are you hurt?” he repeated.
The final will be a repeat of last year.
n. a tall solid upright stone post
n. part of a newspaper regularly dealing with a particular subject or written by the same journalist
Nelson's Column is a famous monument in London.
He used to write a column for this newspaper.
n. situated in the west, or directed toward or facing the west
There will be showers in some western areas.
They Filmed a Western on location in the Mexican desert.
n. a building used for public Christian worship
They came to church with me.
Christians go to church on Sundays.
n. a woman or girl in relation to other daughters and sons of her parents
n. a thing regarded as feminine and associated as if by kinship with something else
There was one room for my nine brothers and sisters and my parents.
The ships are sisters.
n. one of the gases which make up the air
Water contains hydrogen and oxygen.
Fish take in oxygen through their gills.
adj. of more than one
n. form of a noun or verb which refers to more than one person or thing
“Boy” is singular, and “boys” is plural.
We form the plural by the addition of "es".
adj. different from one another; of different kinds or sorts
There are various ways of solving the problem.
This city is noted for its various bridges.
adj. arranged or set by common consent
v. agree: to have the same views, emotions
They met at the agreed time.
I don't agree with you.
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adj. having a position on the other or further side of something
prep. across from; facing
The fireplace flamed the opposite wall.
The guest of honor sat opposite me at the meeting.
adj. not correct or true
n. an injustice
That is the wrong answer.
They have done us a great wrong.
n. a sheet of information in the form of a table, graph, or diagram
v. make a map of (an area)
Can you read the weather chart?
They tried to chart the sea area between Norway and Denmark.
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adj. made ready or fit or suitable beforehand
v. prepare: make (something) ready for use or consideration
I prepared the earth carefully for my seedlings.
Hope for the best but be prepared for the worst.
adj. pleasing or attractive to the eye
adv. to a moderately high degree; fairly
Rachel is a very pretty woman, just like her mother.
He looked pretty fit for his age.
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n. the act of solving a problem, question
n. liquid in which something is dissolved
The situation is approaching solution.
The water made a quick solution of the tablet.
adj. newly made; recently arrived; just come
adv. newly; recently
Open the window and let in some fresh air.
We also had some fresh-baked bread for lunch.
n. a building or part of a building where goods or services are sold; a store
v. visit one or more stores or websites to buy goods
We go to a shop to buy things.
She shopped for groceries twice a week.
n. an affix that is added at the end of the word
We can get a new word if we add a suffix after it.
These ships were all numbered with the suffix LBK.
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adv. used to single out one person, thing, or situation over all others
adv. to a great extent; very much
The rising sun is especially beautiful to look at from this angle.
He didn't especially like dancing.
n. a covering for the foot, typically made of leather
n. a particular situation
The shoes are a perfect fit.
I wouldn't like to be in his shoes.
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adv. as the truth or facts of a situation; really
We must pay attention to what young people are actually doing.
She actually spoke Latin.
n. part of the face above the mouth, used for breathing and smelling
She wiped her nose with a tissue.
An elephant's nose is extraordinarily long!
adj. feeling fear or anxiety; frightened
I'm afraid we can't come.
I'm afraid I didn't quie catch what you said.
adj. no longer alive.
adv. absolutely; completely.
The gardener picked off the dead flowers.
You're dead right.
n. sweet substance obtained from the juices of various plants
He put some sugar into his coffee.
Shall I sugar the milk for you?
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n. a word which describes the thing for a noun stands
This is an adjective.
Oh, I can't think of a more suitable adjective.
n.a soft pear-shaped fruit with sweet dark flesh and many small seeds, eaten fresh or dried
v. dress up (someone) to look smart
Large, very sweet figs are best used fresh.
He was figged out in the latest modes.
n. a room assigned to a specific person or a group of persons in a commercial or industrial organization
Her office is next to mine.
She is a receptionist in a doctor's office.
adj. extremely large; enormous
The road was blocked by a huge rock.
Huge rollers broke on the beach.
n. a weapon from which bullets are fired through a metal tube
The gun has a carry of 400 yards.
He shot a wolf with his gun.
adj. like or alike; of the same kind
We have similar opinions.
The two buildings are similar on the whole.
n. the act of dying; the end of life
n. the cause of loss of life
I don't believe in life after death.
The policeman wanted to determine her death.
v. gain points, goals
n. the number of points, goals, runs, etc
He scored one goal.
The final score was 25–16 in favor of Washington.
adv. toward the front; in the direction that one is facing
v. to advance or help onward
He started up the engine and the car moved forward.
The training will help to forward your career.
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v. to draw out or extend (oneself, a body, limbs, wings, etc.) to the full length or extent
n. an act of stretching one's limbs or body
Rubber stretches easily.
I got up and had a stretch.
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n. practical contact with and observation of facts or events
v. encounter or undergo; feel; meet with
He had already learned his lesson by painful experience.
Today I'm going to experience the slide activities.
n. any of various wild or cultivated bushes with strong prickly stems
She bent to pick a red rose.
The box of chocolate is wrapped in rose paper.
v. admit (an event or activity) as legal or acceptable
I long to visit you, but my health won't allow it.
Do they allow smoking in the cinemas?
n. emotion caused by the nearness or possibility of danger, pain, evil
v.be afraid (for the safety of somebody/something)
Cancer is a common fear.
I fear that he is going to die.
n. a laborer or employee
n. a person engaged in a particular field, activity, or cause
I'll say this much, he's a good worker.
We don't want to hire inexperienced worker.
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n. the capital of the United States
We shall go from London to Washington via New York.
The town is northwest of Washington, D.C.
n. the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages
adj. of or relating to Greece, the Greeks, or their language
My friend speaks French and Greek.
The chef is not interested in Greek food.
n. an adult human female
More women are going out to work than ever before.
Many women chose to be a housewife after marriage.
v. obtain in exchange for payment
v. accept the truth of
We had to find some money to buy a house.
I am not prepared to buy the claim that the ends justify the means.
v. to conduct by holding and guiding
v. to afford passage to a place
He was leading a horse by a rope.
That path leads directly to the house.
n. the third month of the year, next after February
v. walk with a regular, especially forceful, step like a soldier
The work was completed in March.
The troops marched on.
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adj. situated in the north, or directed toward or facing the north
That's a large city in northern Greece.
The people of northern Canada are called Inuit.
v. cause to exist; make
An artist should create beautiful things.
The announcement created confusion.
n. the people of Great Britain
adj. of or relating to or characteristic of Great Britain or its people or culture
Of course, the British will suffer such daily stresses patiently.
The original picture is in the British Museum.
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adj. needing much effort or skill to accomplish, deal with, or understand
adj. hard to deal with; not easy to please or persuade
She had a difficult decision to make.
She is just being difficult.
n. a game or sports event where teams or people compete
n. a wick, cord, or the like, prepared to burn at an even rate
He was watching a football match.
The smoker tossed away the lighted match and so caused a fire.
v. get by working hard, by being better than others
n. a victory
They won the basketball match.
This season we've had three wins and two defeats.
This may still make sense for some but for many of us it just doesn't work any more.
It doesn't matter to me whether you go or not.
n. a thing or things made of this metal
v. mentally prepare (oneself) to do or face something difficult
This cup is made of stainless steel.
I speak quickly, steeling myself for a mean reply.
n. the whole amount
adj. considered as a complete amount
He scored a total of thirty-three points.
You can choose four out of the total number.
n. a secret or underhand agreement
v. to be able to handle competently or successfully
His supporters worked a number of deals to help his campaign.
I can't deal with your personal problems.
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v. make a firm decision to do something
v. firmly decide
He has not yet fully determined.
He determined on a withdrawal of his forces.
n. the period of time at the end of the day, usually from about 6 p.m. to bedtime
n. entertainment of the stated type, happening in the early part of the night
It was seven o'clock in the evening.
They rounded off the evening by singing a song.
n. a long-handled garden tool used for breaking up the soil
The gardener used a hoe to remove weeds.
He is hoeing the flowerbeds.
n. a length of strong cord made by twisting together strands of natural fibers
The rope was not strong enough, so we used wire.
He roped his horse on a nearby tree.
n. plant with soft, white stuff round the seeds
Cotton is more comfortable to wear than nylon.
The nurse put a clean pad of cotton over his wound.
n. tree with round fruit with firm, juicy flesh and skin is red or yellow when fruit is ripe
The apple trees are blossoming.
He kept it as the apple of his eyes.
n. an individual or minute part; an item or particular
v. describe fully
We shall consider every detail of the bill.
The report details the environmental and health costs of the car.
adj. with no part left out; whole
I am in entire agreement with you.
He wrote the entire novel in only six weeks.
n. the grain, seeds, or kernels of this plant, used for human food or for fodder
He filled the barn to the roof with corn.
The corn is coming on wonderfully.
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n. a material
n. the quality of being important, valid, or significant
Soil consists of various chemical substances.
He had yet to accomplish anything of substance.
v. to perceive the scent of through the nose
n. a quality that has an effect on the nose
I smell something burning.
The strong smell made me throw up.
n. a simple instrument that is held in the hands and used for doing special jobs
n. anything used as a means of accomplishing a task or purpose
Don't injure yourself with that tool.
Education is a tool for success.
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n. the state of something, especially with regard to its appearance, quality, or working order
v. bring into a desired state
The wiring is in good condition.
Ability and effort condition success.
n. a fully grown female animal of a domesticated breed of ox, used as a source of milk or beef
He kept a few dairy cows.
She is milking the cows.
n. any road or path affording passage
v. follow the course or trail of (someone or something), typically in order to find them
The cyclist went at full sail along the track.
It's difficult to track an animal right after rain.
v. reach a destination
v. succeed in a big way; get to the top
He arrived after dark.
After years of hard work, she has finally arrived in her field.
v. discover the exact place or position of
v. establish in a place
Engineers were working to locate the fault.
The company has located on the West Coast.
n. used as a polite or respectful way of addressing a man, especially one in a position of authority
Excuse me, sir.
Sir, is it time to begin?
n. a thing made or used for sitting on
v. cause to sit down
She took a seat in the back and watched.
Please seat yourself, sir.
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n. dividing one number by another
n. something that divides or separates; partition
Have you learnt division?
The river forms the division between the old and new parts of the city.
n. a result or condition produced by a cause
v. cause to occur; cause to produce a result
All this he did, but it had no effect.
I'll effect my purpose, no one could stop me!
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v. draw a line under a word
Please underline the important items.
These different roles underline the importance of these cells.
n. the ability to see something
n. a sight or prospect of a landscape, the sea
The end of the tunnel came into view.
His apartment affords a view of the park.