n. the whole physical structure of a person or animal
n. the main mass of a thing
It's important to keep your body in good condition.
It is an important commercial body.
n. any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
n. written or printed signs representing such compositions
He is interested in music.
I can't play because I have lost my music.
n. the quality of an object with respect to light reflected by the object
I like every color except white.
What color did you paint the door?
v. to be in an upright position on the feet.
v. to endure or tolerate
He was too weak to stand.
She is funny, but I can't stand her.
n. the star that is the source of light and heat for the planets in the solar system
The earth goes round the sun.
The trees outside the window blocked off the sun.
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n. a matter of some difficult
They asked a great many questions about England.
It was simply a question of time.
n. cold-blooded animal living in water and breathing through gills, with fins and a tail for swimming
The best fish swim near the bottom.
I like fishing.
n. a region or part of a town, a country, or the world
n. field of study, or a branch of a field of study
People in cold areas live longer.
I have no experience in this area.
n. stain, spot, line, etc., especially one that spoils the appearance of something
They followed the marks that the tires left on the road.
Mark where you have stopped in your reading.
a domesticated carnivorous mammal that typically has a long snout, an acute sense of smell, and a barking voice.
His dog is very clever.
He is really a lucky dog.
n. an animal which a person rides, sits, or exercises
A horse can carry a heavy burden.
Do you like to horse with me this afternoon?
n. feathered with two wings and two legs, usually able to fly
The bird sang high and clearly in the tree.
She killed two birds with one stone by shopping and visiting the museum on the same trip.
n. any question involving difficulty
adj. difficult to train or guide; unruly
The problem is when to get the money we need.
He is a problem child.
adj. finished; ended
He also received a complete list of courses offered by the college.
Can you complete your work on time?
n. an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
n. space or extent of space occupied by or available for something
There's only room for a single bed in there.
The desk takes up too much room.
v. to be cognizant or aware of
I know her very well.
I knew if I kept at it I should succeed.
adv. from then till now
conj. because; as
Many things have happened since then.
Since you can't answer the question, perhaps we'd better ask someone else.
adv. at all times; always
adv. at any time
He is ever ready to find fault.
I don't think I ever met you.
n. a separate portion of something
v. put parts together; make (something) by joining
Would you please give me a piece of paper?
He want to piece together the fragments of a broken dish.
v. give information (in spoken or written words)
It is not easy to keep in mind what you have told me.
It's very kind of you to tell me the truth.
adv. under normal conditions
adv. commonplace; everyday
He usually arrives home about one o'clock.
He says the usual things.
I didn't expect you would come.
i didn't do it.
n. person that you like and know very well
I used to look on him as a friend.
A friend in need is a friend indeed.
adj. not hard or difficult
The work is easy for me.
It is easy of belief.
v. to perceive by the ear
v. to listen to; give or pay attention to
Didn't you hear the doorbell?
They refused to hear our side of the argument.
v. give an authoritative instruction to do something
n. a request to supply goods
She ordered me to leave.
Do you wish to place an order at this time?
n. any of various colors resembling the color of blood
adj. of the color of blood or fire, reddish-brown; of a dark pink to dark purple color
The sky slowly changed from blue to red.
I received a bunch of red roses on my birthday.
n. any gateway marking an entrance from one place to another
I knocked at the front door, but there was no answer.
The door into his study is opened.
adj. confident that one is right
It sure was a cold night.
I can't be sure, but I believe it's worth trying.
v. begin to be
v. be well suited to
They became angry.
The dress becomes her.
n. the higher end of anything on a slope
v. to rise above
I waited at the top of the stairs.
The sun had topped the horizon.
n. a vessel that carries passengers or freight
v. to send away
Within ninety minutes the ship was ready for departure.
They shipped the kids off to camp for the summer.
adv. from one side to another
prep. from one side to the other of
Can you swim across the river?
A bridge across the river must be built.
n. this present day
adv. on this present day
Today is beautiful.
I will do it today.
prep. at some time in the course of
They departed during the night.
He lived in Florida during the winter.
adj. having little length; not long
adj. not tall
The announcement was made a short time ago.
A short man opened the back door.
adj. of superior quality or excellence
adv. to a greater degree
My little sister made a better speech in her class yesterday.
I probably know him better than anyone else.
adj. of the highest quality
n. a person's finest clothing
They are the best students in the school.
It's important that you wear your best.
ad. nevertheless; yet
conj. in whatever way, manner, or state
I'll come however busy I am.
But I am very much believable, however, you'll get him to come.
a. not high or tall
adv. near the ground, floor, or base
A low wall surrounds the property.
The plane flew low.
n. one day has twenty-four hours
n. usual time
He slept eight hours.
When is your dinner hour?
n. the color opposite to white
adj. enveloped in darkness
I wore black because I liked it.
Snow White's hair is black.
n. the totality of goods that a company makes available
We got the best product at the factory.
He is a product of his time.
v. to take place; come to pass
v. to have the fortune
Something interesting is always happening in New York.
I happened to see him on the street.
n. the entire quantity
He spent the whole day walking.
He accepted some of the parts but rejected the whole.
v. to estimate the relative amount by comparison with some standard
n. any standard of judgment
He takes the measure of a thing.
I used to measure the skies, now I measure the shadows of Earth.
v. think of again
v. to have recollection
I'll try to remember the exact date.
The old man remembers of his youth.
adv. during the first part of a period of time
adj. done before the expected time
We lost a couple of games early in the season.
We ate an early lunch.
n. rough top of the water when the sea is not calm
v. move one's hand to and in greeting
The boat was smashed by a huge wave.
He waved to me from the train.
v. to get as far as in moving
v. be able to touch (something) by stretching out a hand or arm
The boat reached the shore.
He reached into his pocket to get his car keys.
v. to give attention with the ear
Evidently he was not listening.
“Listen,Lina, we have no money,”said mother.
n. air moving from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure
v. cause (someone) to have difficulty breathing
A gentle wind blew through the valley.
The fall nearly winded him.
n. a stone of any size
v. cause to move back and forth
The hills above the valley are bare rock.
She rocked the baby in her arms.
n. an empty area
v. place apart
A table took up much of the space.
The houses are spaced out.
v. to place something over
n. a blanket
Snow covered the ground.
Put another cover on the bed.
adj. moving quickly
adv. at high speed
Peter was known as a very, very fast driver.
He was driving too fast.
adj. different; respective
adj. more than a few but not very many; some
They went their several ways.
I bought several books yesterday.
v. to keep in the hand
n. an act or manner of grasping something
She held the purse in her right hand.
He caught hold of her arm.
pron. a reflexive form of him
pron. an emphatic appositive of him or he
He cut himself.
He himself spoke to the men.
prep. in the direction of
adj. in progress
I walked toward the front door.
There is work toward.
n. one more than four, or half of ten; 5
adj. being one more than four
Give me a high-five.
This sentence has five words.
n. a short distance
v. move to a new position
Ron took a step back.
Claudia tried to step back.
n. the beginning of day
adj. occurring, appearing, used
Morning is almost here.
I had a morning coffee break.
v. move or cause to move in a specified direction
n. a ticket or permit
He passed through towns and villages.
We bought a railroad pass.
n. (in a syllable) the sound of greatest sonority
The vowel in words like 'my' and 'thigh' is not very difficult.
Did you pick out the vowel?
adj. conforming to reality or fact
adv. exactly or accurately
This is a true story.
The arrow flew straight and true to its mark.
a. being ten more than ninety
n. ten 10s
His house is a hundred yards away.
Property loss was only in the hundreds of dollars.
prep. in or into physical contact with (something)
prep. in opposition to
She stood with her back against the door.
This story is about the fight against crime.
n. a decorative or artistic work
v. decorate with a recurring design
Using a T-shirt and an A-line skirt as guides, make paper patterns .
She likes rosebud patterned wallpapers.
adj. of denoting a number
n. a symbol used to represent a number
The number 5 in Roman numerals can be represented as V.
The word name of the numeral 23,000 is twenty-three thousand.
n. a piece of furniture with a flat top supported by one or more upright legs
v. postpone consideration of
She sets a good table eating a currant bun.
I'd like the issue to be tabled for the next few months.
n. the direction which is on the left of a person facing the rising sun
adj. in, toward, or facing
After long walking they saw the north bank of the river.
Eventually we found the north gate.
adv. without speed
adj. slow: moving at a low speed
He spoke slowly.
Slow down I can't keep up (with you)!
n. coins and banknotes, given and accepted in buying and selling
n. wealth; property
How much money is there in my account?
Time is money.
n. a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface
Paste down the map on the board.
It is hard to map all the regions of big countries.
n. land and buildings where people keep animals and grow crops
v. use (land) for growing crops
We work on the farm.
My friend is farming in Wales.
v. to draw with force
n. a drawing in of smoke or a liquid through the mouth
Don't pull my hair!
He took a long, thoughtful pull on his pipe.
v. make pictures; design with a pen, chalk
n. an act of selecting names randomly
He drew some pictures.
The draw has been made for this year's tournament.
v. express (something) in words
n. the sound or sounds uttered through the mouth of living creatures
The students got teachers to voice their opinions on important subjects.
His voice shook with fear.
v. look at
v. to perceive (things) mentally; understand
In the distance she could see the blue sea.
I see the point of an argument finally.
adv. having a relatively low temperature
n. the relative absence of heat
It's a freezing cold day.
Everyone suffered from the intense cold.
v. shed tears, especially as an expression of distress or pain
n. loud sound; an urgent appeal
He cried because he had hurt his leg.
He heard a cry for help, and he rushed out of the office.
n. an arrangement, especially one that has been carefully
v. decide on and arrange in advance
Have you made any plans for the holidays?
Where do you plan to spend your holiday?
v. become aware of
Their silence did not escape my notice.
I am sorry. I did not notice.
n. the direction which is on the right of a person facing the rising sun
The house faces towards the south.
The south wind blows warm air across the country.
v. make musical sounds with the voice
She promised to sing for us.
Did you join in the community sing?
n. a state of armed conflict between different nations or different groups
Japan declared war on Germany.
Small states warred against each other.
n. the solid surface of the earth
v. to instruct in elements
He lays on the ground.
They ground students in science.
v. move downward
The temperature fell ten degrees.
It is windy in the fall.
n. a competitor who holds a preeminent position
The lion is the king of all the animals.
He kinged it over all the other kids on the block.
n. any urban area
n. all the people who live in such a place
I will be out of town tomorrow.
The whole town is talking about it.
I will or I shall
I'll arrange it.
I'll be back.
n. a single thing or person
n. any group or individual
This textbook has twenty units.
The family is the smallest social unit.
n. a person's bodily shape
v. judge, or think about
She had always been so proud of her figure.
I figured that you wanted me to stay.
adj. confident; sure
pron. some but not all
I am certain he will come.
Certain of those present had had too much to drink.
n. an area of open land
v. to catch or pick up (the ball) in play
They went for walks together in the field.
He fielded the ball.
n. the act of going from one place to another
v. make a trip for pleasure
I have a job that involves a lot of travel.
We traveled a hundred miles.
n. the hard fibrous material that forms the main substance of the trunk
The wood is so hard to cut.
We have to wood up before the approach of winter.
n. a burning mass of material
v. shoot off bullets
I put the kettle on the fire.
The officer commanded his men to fire.
prep. up and on
prep. on the occasion of
He climbed upon his horse and rode off.
She was joyful upon seeing her child take his first steps.
v. used as a nonstandard past tense of do
a. completed; finished
I have done a lot of work today.
Our work is done.
n. language of England, now widely used in many varieties throughout the world
adj. relating to England, its people, or their language
He is English.
The English countryside looks at its best in spring.
n. a prepared track or way, usually with a smooth hard surface, along which wheeled vehicles can travel
The road was blocked by a huge rock.
The road to the village branches off on the right.
adv. in part; partly
n. one of two; a part of a pair
The glass was half full.
The vase broke in half.
a. being one more than nine
n. a cardinal number, nine plus one; 10
Over the past ten years things have changed.
I usually go to bed at half past ten.
v. to move suddenly and quickly
n. type of insect with two wings
Her hat fly off and landed up in the river.
Brush away the fly from the baby's nose.
v. hand over to
v. state or put forward
They gave her water to drink.
He did not give his name.
n. a container
v. fight somebody with the closed hands/fists, usually with thick gloves for sport
She bought a box of candy as a gift
Paul will box his opponent tomorrow evening.
adv. at last; eventually
After three tries, he finally passed his driving test.
The word was finally given for us to get on board.
v. to be available
n. halt; delay
A letter is waiting for you.
All we can do now is wait and hope.
adj. right; without mistakes
v. make right; take out mistakes from
Your answer to the question is correct.
She is trying to correct his bad habits.
inte. used to express a range of emotions
"Oh no,” said Daisy, appalled.
Oh, John, will you take these books?
adv. rapidly; very soon
It is essential that we act quickly.
The meeting quickly ended.
n. a human being
He is a very nice person to work with.
They began to grow as persons.
v. change, or grow to be
v. (of clothing) look good on or suit (someone)
He became tired.
The dress becomes her.
v. to make known to
v. to guide
I'll show you what I mean.
He showed me to my room.
n. the sixtieth part (1/60) of an hour; sixty seconds
adj. extremely small
He stood in the shower for twenty minutes.
I can't stand this job a minute longer, I want out.
adj. mentally powerful
adj. powerful in a specific field
He may be old, but his mind is still strong.
She's very strong in mathematics.
n. a word used to describe an action
A sentence usually contains a subject and a verb.
The verb should be in the plural.
n. any of the heavenly bodies, except the moon
n. a famous or very skillful performer
A lonely star shone out against the black sky.
She is crazed about the film star.
n. the side that is forward
He sat in the front of the restaurant.
Our house fronts the lake.
v. to perceive by touch
n. the sense of touch
She felt someone touch her shoulder.
I let him have a feel of my hair.
n. reality; truth
n. something known to exist
I can find out the truth of the fact.
Space travel is now a fact.
n. a unit of linear measure equal to one twelfth of a foot (2.54 cm)
v. move slowly in a specified direction
The toy train is four inches long.
We inched our way along the road.
n. a public road in a city or town
I met him in the street.
I like to buy a street map of the city.
adj. recognizable; unquestionable
v. decide: come to a resolution in the mind
There is a decided difference between them.
They decided to appoint someone else.
v. to hold or include within its volume or area
v. to keep under proper control
This glass contains water.
He could not contain his amusement.
The country club has a golf course.
Tears were coursing down her cheeks.
n. the outside part or uppermost layer of something
v. cause to appear openly
The surface of the lake is quite still.
He surfaced from his dive.
v. to make or manufacture
v. to create, bring forth
The company has just produced a luxury version of the aircraft.
Their mines are closed because they no longer produce.
n. a structure with a roof and walls, such as a house, store
They were on the upper floor of the building.
The building fell with a crash as loud as thunder.
n. a very large expanse of sea
The ship plowed across the ocean.
Little drops of water make the mighty ocean.
n. a body of students who are taught together
adj. showing stylish excellence
The class had arrived on time for the lecture.
He's a class player.
n. a short informal letter or written message
v. pay particular attention to
I left her a note explaining where I was going.
I failed to note that he had left.
adv. not at all
n. no thing; not anything
She cares nothing for others.
I say nothing.
v. to be at relax
n. an instance of relaxing
He needed to rest after the activity.
You look as though you need a rest.
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adj. cautious in one's actions
ad. taking care or paying attention
Be careful when you cross the street.
We carefully watched every detail of his action.
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n. a person who works in a science
When I grow up, I want to be a scientist.
Scientists have collected more data than expected.
prep. part of; within
adv. within one's heart, by true nature; basically
Daisy is inside the house.
Inside, she's really very shy.
n. any machine shaped having a circular frame
v. to move, roll
The wheels on the bus go round and round.
The servants wheel the tables out.
v. remain in the same place
n. the act of stopping
You stay here and I'll be back soon.
He made few friends during his stay in the village.
adj. of the color between blue and yellow
n. the color between yellow and blue
This peach is still green.
Major roads are marked in green.
v. to understand as fact
adj. recognized the scope of knowledge
I know the situation fully.
He became one of the best known actors of his day.
n. a piece of land surrounded by water
I'd buy an island if I had lots and lots of money.
He was the only human being on the island.
n. a period of seven days
I had a letter from my mother last week.
She writes to her parents once a week.
adv. not so much
adj. of lower rank
I read much less now than I did at school.
The audience was no less than five thousand.
n. an instrument which uses power, such as electricity to perform work
I put the coin in the machine and pulled the lever.
Just press the button and the machine will start.
n. the lowest part or edge of something
v. use as a point from which (something) can develop
She sat down at the base of a tree.
The film is based on a novel by Pat Conroy.
adv. in the past
adj. gone by; past
He went five minutes ago.
All this happened long ago.
v. maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet
v. to uphold; support
Lionel stood in the doorway.
She stood by him whenever he was in trouble.
v. (of a bird or an airborne object) soar without moving the wings
n. an airplane
A bird planed down toward the water below.
He had plenty of time to catch his plane.
n. a set of connected things
n. the world or universe
The system consists of a motor and a small computer.
The body has a system of organs for digestion.
prep. toward the rear of
adv. in a situation that exists afterward
Look behind the house.
If you stay behind, you remain in a place after other people have gone.
v. move at a speed faster than a walk
The dog ran across the road.
I usually go for a run in the morning.
adj. having a circular cross section
n. a completed course of time
They were sitting round the kitchen table.
We waited through the round of many years.
n. small open vessel for travelling on water
The boat rolled in the waves.
They are boating on the lake.
n. a form of play or sport, especially a competitive
v. to make fun of
With five minutes to play, the game was 7 to 0.
They are going to make game of the weak.
n. a unit that is part of some military service
v. to drive against resistance
The forces means the army, the navy, or the air force, or all three.
He forced his way through the crowd.
v. come to a place with
v. to cause to appear in the mind
She brought Luke home from the hospital.
The letter brought her memories of youth.
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v. to perceive the meaning of
v. to have knowledge as on a particular subject
I didn't understand your question.
He understands about boats.
adj. at a comfortably high temperature
v. to inspire with kindly feeling
It's a nice and warm today.
It warms my soul to hear you say that.
n. a piece of open land for public use
adj. widespread; general; ordinary
We went for a walk on the common.
He told his kids some common knowledge about the tree.
v. to carry; cause (someone or something) to come with
v. to sell for
He brought his brother to my office.
These lamps will bring a good price.
v. to make clear the reason of
v. to make known in detail
I cannot explain his strange behavior.
He explained his plan in some detail.
adj. not wet
v. free from moisture
It was good to be on dry land.
How does a dishwasher dry the dishes.
conj. in spite of the fact that
adv. for all that; however
Though he tried very hard, he failed the course.
He said he would come, he didn't, though.
n. a body of words
n. the system of communication used by a particular country
What languages can you speak?
The book was translated into twenty-five languages.
n. the outline of an area or figure
v. to adjust
She liked the shape of his nose.
He shaped everything to suit his taste.
adj. extending far down from the top or surface
adv. far on in time
The deer escaped to the deep forest.
He claimed he could see deep into the future.
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n. a cardinal number, 10 times 100
Property damage was in the thousands.
It travels thousands of miles per second.
n. an affirmative answer or decision
adv. used to give an affirmative response
Answer yes or no.
Can he speak English? Yes, he can
adj. easy to perceive, understand
v. to make by removing any obstruction
The voice on the telephone was clear and strong.
He had to cut away the underbrush to clear a path.
n. the act of regarding as equal
n. a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
This figure is reached by a fiendishly clever equation.
We can express that equation like that.
adv. at the present time; now
conj. though; still
Are they here yet?
It is good, yet it could be improved.
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n. the governing body of a nation, state, or community
The prime minister has formed a new government.
The government reduced taxes.
v. to make full, to become full
I filled up the bottle with water.
Our eyes filled with tears.
n. the condition or quality of being hot
v. make hot or hotter
It is sensitive to both heat and cold.
Just heat up the food in the microwave.
adj. holding as much as it can
n. the highest state, condition, or degree
The bottle is full of water.
The moon can't always be at the full.
adj. having a high degree of heat or a high temperature
It was hot inside the hall.
He hotted up the flask in Daisy's hand.
n. an inquiry, search, or examination
He checked to make sure his answer was correct.
We made a quick check but found nothing missing.
n. a material thing that can be seen and touched
v. to refuse to permit some action, speech
He was dragging a large object.
I objected that he was too young for the job.
1st person singular present indicative of be
I am a doctor.
I think I am quite a patient person.
n. a principle
v. to control or direct; govern
The rules of the game were understood.
Charles ruled England for 11 years.
prep. in connection with
prep. in the number of
He was among friends.
That is among the things we must do.
n. a content word that can be used to refer to a person, place, thing, quality, or action
A noun sometimes modifies another noun.
Many English words can be nouns or verbs, with the exact same English spelling.
n. ability to do
v. to inspire
It's beyond my power to do so.
A strong faith in divine goodness powers his life.
v. can not
We cannot but choose otherwise.
Fish cannot breathe out of water.
adj. having necessary power, skill, resources
He was able to read Greek at the age of eight.
He is an able man.
n. a cardinal number, five plus one
She's lived here six months.
It is about six o'clock now.
n. how big something is
v. to form an estimate of
The company doubled its size in nine years.
A man's shirt is sized by its neck.
adj. with little or no light
n. the absence of light
It's too dark to see much.
I can't see well in the dark.
n. a roundish body
v. squeeze or form (something) into a rounded shape
He rolled the piece of paper into a ball.
The children were balling up snow to make a snowman.
n. the matter from which a thing is or can be made
adj. formed or consisting of matter
This is good material for a play.
Material wealth doesn't equal spiritual wealth.
adj. being a particular one
You'd better call the special number.
She is a special friend of mine.
adj. of great weight; difficult to lift or move
The pan was too heavy for me to carry.
The heavy rain made a great mess of the garden.
adj. of superior quality; of high or highest grade
adv. very well.
There is a fine view of the countryside.
He did fine on the exams.
n. a set of two things used together or regarded as a unit
v. to arrange or designate in groups of two
This pair of shoes is durable.
She paired dancers for the waltz contest.
v. travel around something
n. movement once around a course
The dancers were standing in a circle around the fire.
Someone had circled the next paragraph in red.
v. contain as part of a whole
The price includes dinner, bed, and breakfast.
The package includes the computer, program, disks, and a manual.
adj. having a good figure
v. to establish, increase
That lifeguard is really built!
The factory was built in 1936.
I'm afraid I can't remember the way.
It can't be helped.
v. be of importance
n. a situation under consideration; a topic
It doesn't matter what the guests wear.
A great deal of work was done on this matter.
n. a plane figure with four equal straight sides and four right angles
n. the number obtained when another number is multiplied by itself
The little girl drew a square on the paper.
The square of three is nine.
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n. a unit of pronunciation having one vowel sound
There are two syllables in water.
Do not breathe a syllable of all this.
adv. by chance; used to express uncertainty
Perhaps I should have been frank with him.
As she's been ill perhaps she'll need some help.
n. a statement of money owed for goods or services supplied
n. a piece of paper money worth a specified amount
He paid the hotel bill when he checked out.
I have a ten-dollar bill.
n. a fabric made of compressed matted animal fibers
v. feel: to have a sensation of (something), other than by sight, hearing, taste, or smell
The man wears an odd felt hat.
Take a deep breath, and you will feel relaxed.
ad. happening unexpectedly
ad. quickly and without warning
Suddenly I felt someone tugging at my hair.
The car engine suddenly gave out.
v. take measures to check the quality, performance, or reliability
n. a procedure intended to establish the quality, performance, or reliability
By doing so, you can test the strength of steel.
No sparking was visible during the tests.
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n. a line leading to a place or point
n. the guidance of someone or something.
The storm moved in a northerly direction.
She set off in the opposite direction.
n. a point around which anything revolves
The sun is the center of the solar system.
Shops and municipal buildings center around the city square.
n. person who operates a cultivates land
The farmer keeps hundreds of pigs on his farm.
This rain will be a blessing for the farmers.
adj. in a suitable state for an action or situation; fully prepared
v. prepare (someone or something) for an activity or purpose
Are you ready, Jane?
The spare transformer was readied for shipment.
pron. used to refer to a thing, no matter what
adv. in any degree; in any way; at all
Nobody was saying anything.
Does it taste anything like chocolate?
v. to separated into parts or pieces
She divided the food into four equal shares.
The class is divided in opinion.
n. army officer of very high rank
adj. affecting all or most people, places or things
Here is the report,General.
They just asked some general questions.
n. available power
n. an exertion of such power
I eat chocolate to get quick energy.
She plays tennis with great energy.
n. a branch of knowledge studied, especially in a system of education
n. something being talked about or considered
Mathematics is his favorite subject.
She dare not mention the subject again.
n. a continent in the W part of the landmass lying between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, separated from Asia
Greece is located in the south of Europe.
He flew to Europe via the North Pole.
n. the earth's natural satellite
v. to act or wander abstractedly
The moon goes round the earth.
You've been mooning about all day.
n. a particular large area, especially of land, as a part of a country
Her motherland is in the tropical region.
The earthquake may cause a region to fall in.
n. an act of coming or going back to a place or activity
v. come or go back to a place or person
He celebrated his safe return from the war.
He returned to Canada in the fall.
v. accept as true; take to be true
v. be confident about something
We believe in his ability.
I believe we've already met.
v. move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment
He danced her around the ballroom.
Was he invited to the dance?
n. one of the persons who compose a social group
n. anything that belongs to a set or class
We have only six members to start with.
Our club is a member of the Football League.
adj. specially chosen or selected
v. pick: to choose or select from among a group
The room is full of baskets of picked cotton.
I went to pick some flowers for Jenny's room.
adj. easily understood or done
I have a simple and easy method.
That doesn't bother me, it's quite simple.
n. the basic structural unit of all organisms
Human tissue is made up of cells.
We lose skin cells every time we wash our hands.
n. the dried surface pigment
Don't scuff the paint.
Sunset painted the clouds pink.
v. be careful of; pay close attention to; take care of
Mind your own business!
An idea suddenly occurred to my mind.
n. an intense feeling of deep affection
v. feel a deep romantic
Babies fill parents with intense feelings of love.
Do you love me?
n. a person or thing that gives rise to an action
v. make (something, typically something bad) happen
What was the cause of the accident?
Smoking can cause lung cancer.
n. drops of fresh water that fall as precipitation from clouds; shower
The rain had not stopped for days.
It began to rain as soon as he left home.
n. activity requiring physical effort especially to improve health and fitness
v. use or apply
Walking is good exercise.
You can exercise your right as a citizen.
n. a body produced by a domestic bird, especially the hen
v. encourage someone to do something
I had ham and eggs for breakfast.
The man looked sick, but people around him were egging him on , encouraging him.
v. teach and supervise (someone)
n. a series of railroad cars moved as a unit
The plan trains people for promotion.
I lost my train by three minutes.
n. a color as of the sky or sea on a sunny day
adj. sad; depressed
The color scheme of the room is blue and gold.
She was dressed in blue.
n. a hope for something to happen
v. want something that cannot or probably will not happen
His wish to be an actor has come true.
We wished for peace.
n. a very small quantity of liquid
v. to fall in small portions, as water or other liquid
I'll have a little more tea, just a drop.
Rain drops from the clouds.
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v. to grow into a more mature or advanced state
adj. advanced to a specified degree
She is developing into a good reporter.
This is an age of developed telecommunications.
n.an opening in the wall or roof of a building or vehicle to admit light or air and allow people to see out
n. an opportunity for action
The fresh air blew in from the open window.
February 15 to March 15 should be the final window for new offers.
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n. people or things are not the same
There is a great difference between the two.
The difference in the two products is quality.
n. an amount of space between two things or people
v. make (someone or something) far off or remote in position or nature
I bicycled the short distance home.
Her mother wished to distance her from the rough village children.
n. hollow muscular organ that pumps blood through the body
n. center of a person's thoughts and emotions
Mr Jones has a long history of heart trouble.
His heart is full of goodwill to all men.
v. fix or build (something) in a particular place
n. the position or location of a town, building
Is it safe to site the power station here?
Our school has a good site in town.
n. a particular amount of money
v. give the total of
They could not afford such a sum.
We can sum up the main point of the lesson.
n. the warmest season of the year
n. the period of finest development, happiness, or beauty
We had no real summer last year.
A good hot summer could dry the ground out.
n. continuous upright solid structure of stone, brick, concrete, etc. used to enclose, divide or protect
The picture on the wall is crooked.
Tall trees wall the broad avenue.
n. a large area covered with trees and undergrowth
v. to supply or cover with trees
He went to the forest on horseback.
The harbour was forested with masts.
adv. very likely
He will probably attend.
She would probably never see him again.
n. each of the limbs on which a person or animal walks and stands
v. travel by foot; walk
Adams broke his leg.
He legged after me.
v. to be located
v. rest on the lower part of the body, with the weight off the feet
The house sits well up on the slope.
Come and sit here.
adj. chief in size; importance; principal; leading
n. the chief or principal part or point
He walked to the company's main office.
The main of their investments was lost during the war.
n. the coldest season of the year
Winter is the coldest season in a year.
Tony told his daughter a story about birds wintering in the Caribbean.
adj. having considerable from side to side; broad
adv. to the full extent of opening
He is a man of wide interests.
Open your mouth wide.
v. mark words on the surface of some material with a pen
v. to communicate by letter
Write your name on the board.
I wrote a letter to Harry.
n. size of the gap between two places
n. the measurement of something from end to end
It can reach over two feet in length.
The length of your talk must be at least 10 minutes.
n. a cause, explanation
v. to think or argue in a logical manner
I dare you to give me one good reason for quitting school!
Copernicus reasoned that the earth revolved around the sun.
v. hold as one's own
v. (of food) remain fresh and fit to eat
If you like it, keep it.
The food will keep on ice.
v. excite the attention of (someone)
n. the state of wanting to know or learn about something or someone
I thought the book might interest Eric.
She looked about her with interest.
n. each of the two upper limbs of the human body from the shoulder to the hand
She held the baby in her arms.
They were not allowed to use arms.
n. a male with the same parents as someone else
Oh, so you're Peter's younger brother.
I'm trying to get in touch with my brother.
n. a competition between runners, horses, vehicles, boats
v. to engage in a contest of speed
I won the first 50-lap race.
Eight horses will race for the cup.
adj. in a particular place
n. the period of time now occurring
A doctor must be present at the ringside.
They are happy and at peace, refusing to think beyond the present.
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adj. wonderful; very pleasing or satisfying
inter. wonderful; fantastic
She was a very beautiful woman.
You got two front-row seats? Beautiful!
n. a supply of something available for future use
v. keep or lay aside for future use
We need bread and milk from the grocery store.
A small room used for storing furniture.
n. a paid position of regular employment; a piece of work
n. duty; responsibility
She was seeking a job as an editor.
It is your job to be on time.
n.a place or part farthest away from the center of something
v. provide with a border
Grass grew along the edges of the road.
The pool is edged with paving.
adj. gone by in time and no longer existing
prep. (of time) later than something; after
The danger is now past.
Dancing was kept up till past two.
n. a gesture used to convey information
v. write one's name on (a letter, card, or similar item) to identify oneself as the writer or sender
She gave him the thumbs-up sign.
The card was signed by the whole class.
v. write down (a description or piece of information) so that it will be known in the future
n. a report, list,or achievements
They were asked to keep a diary and record everything they ate or drank.
The ship has a fine sailing record.
adj. ended or completed
v. finish: to complete and perfect in detail; put the final touches on
They gave a finished performance.
He decided to finish his plan more carefully.
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v. get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
v. to notice or realize
Firemen discovered a body in the debris.
I discovered I didn't have my credit card with me when I went to pay my bill.
adj. living in a state of nature
v. to show lack of restraint or control
In nature, all animals are wild and free.
Those children are allowed to run wild.
adj. feeling or showing pleasure
adj. fortunate and convenient
This has been the happiest day of my life.
He had the happy knack of making people like him.
prep. at the side of; next to
adv. along the side of something
He sat beside me in the front sea.
He rode in the carriage, and the dog ran along beside.
adj. no longer present; departed
v. go: to keep or be in motion; perform as required
While he was gone she had tea with the Colone.
Can't you go any faster in your work?
n. the region of the clouds or the upper air
The sun is already high in the sky.
The sky turned dark as the storm came near.
n. various kinds of common wild low-growing plants; lawn; pasture
The grass was wet with dew.
Sheep live on grass.
n. the number that is represented as a one followed by 6 zeros; 1,000,000
adj. amounting to a very great number
His fortune was in the millions of dollars.
I have a million things to do.
n. the direction towards which the sun sets
The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
You enter the church through the west door.
v. put in a horizontal position; set down
v. to put or place in a particular position
You may lay it on the table.
The dog laid its ears back.
n. the state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature, cloudiness, moisture, pressure
v. wear away or change the appearance of (something) by long exposure to the air
What is the weather like today?
His skin was weathered almost black by his long outdoor life.
n. the part of a plant that grows down into the soil in search of food and water
v. to implant or establish deeply
Cacti have deep and spreading roots.
Roses will not root in such acid soil.
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n. a mechanical tool
He can play nearly every musical instrument.
The scientist needs some delicate instruments.
v. to come together, face to face
v. to become acquainted with; be introduced to
A week later I met him in the street.
I've never met your cousin.
adj. next after the second; being the ordinal number for three
adj. rated, graded, or ranked one level below the second
I sleep on the third floor.
He's third engineer on the ship.
n. a period of about four weeks
n. any of the 12 named divisions of the (western) year
He was born in the month of December.
There are twelve months in a year.
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n. a note, item, or brief article
The paragraph runs on to the next page.
I don't understand the meaning of that paragraph.
adj. lifted; located or moved above the normal position
v. raise: lift or move to a higher position or level
They ate on a raised platform at one end of the hall.
She raised both arms above her head.
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v. to stand or act in the place of, as agent does
He represents the company in Boston.
The red lines on the map represent railways.
adj. not hard or stiff
adv. in a relaxed manner
She likes the soft pillow.
I can just speak soft and she'll hear me.
conj. expressing a doubt or choice between alternatives
He seemed undecided whether to go or stay.
I doubt whether we can do any better.
n. items worn to cover the body
v. clothe: to dress
I washed many clothes with my washer last night.
He had to work hard to feed and clothe the large family.
n. a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
v. blossom; come to full bloom
He gave a bunch of flowers to his girlfriend.
Cherry trees flower in the early spring.
v. plan to, intend to, or expect to
v. used in questions indicating offers or suggestions
I shall go later.
Shall I send you the book?
n. a person who instructs, especially as a profession; instructor
She is a teacher aged only twenty.
The teacher tick off a name on a list.
v. grasp, carry, or support with one's arms or hands
v. to remain or continue in a specified state
She was holding a brown leather suitcase.
Hold still while I take your picture.
v. to tell in written or spoken words
He described the accident very carefully.
There are few people who may be described as geniuses.
n. a trip or journey in a car
v. operate and control the direction and speed of a motor vehicle
They went for a drive in the country.
He got into his car and drove off.