They offered him an extra thirty-five cents an hour.
budget n.the amount of money you have available to spend
The school budget is going to be cut again this year.
essential a.absolutely necessary; extremely important
It is essential to keep up-to-date records.
unnecessary a.not needed
A fourth Chicago airport is unnecessary.
minor a.lesser in importance
It's only a minor problem.
groceries n.the food that you buy in a grocer's shop or supermarket
The company is to begin selling groceries online within a year.
divide v.to use different amounts of something for different purposes or activities
She divides her time between her apartment in New York and her house in the Berkshires.
evaluate v.to judge or calculate the quality, importance, amount, or value of something
Have they evaluated what their next step is?
wise a.having or showing experience, knowledge, and good judgment
I think you made a wise choice.
accurate a.correct, exact, and without any mistakes
The figures they have used are just not accurate.
statistic n.a fact or piece of information that is shown by a number
The most interesting statistic is that the average time on the site is 14 minutes.
effort n.physical or mental activity needed to achieve something
If we could all make an effort to keep this office tidier it would help.
wastage n.the amount that is wasted
Water companies will have to cut down on wastage.
handle v.to deal with, have responsibility for, or be in charge of
I thought he handled the situation very well.
obsessed a.too interested in or worried about something
Why are people so obsessed with money?
overspend v.to spend more money than you should
The hospital has already overspent on its budget.
impulse n.a sudden strong wish to do something
I had this sudden impulse to shout out "Nonsense!" in the middle of her speech.
temptation n.something that makes you want to do or have something that you know you should not
The temptation is to take more food than you need.
discipline n.the ability to control yourself or other people, even in difficult situations
Maintaining classroom discipline is the first task of every teacher.
basic a.most important or central to something
We help with basic needs like food and shelter.
splurge v.to spend a lot of money on buying goods, especially expensive goods
I feel like splurging on a new dress.
thriftily adv.in a way that shows careful use of money
There are many ways of using energy thriftily.
hustle v.to make someone move quickly by pushing or pulling them along
After giving his speech, Johnson was hustled out of the hall by bodyguards.
bustle v.to do things in a hurried and busy way
Thora bustled around the house, getting everything ready.
dumb a.lacking intelligence
Are they brave or just dumb?
organize v.to make arrangements for something to happen
They organized a meeting between the teachers and students.
rush v.to cause to go or do something very quickly
I've been rushing all day trying to get everything done.
bothersome a.annoying or causing trouble
It's all been very noisy and bothersome in Parliament this week.
clutter n.a state of being untidy
My desk is covered full of clutter.
handy a.useful or convenient
It's a nice house and it's handy for the train station.