3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 17


actress /ˈæktrəs/
(n) a woman who performs on the stage, on television or in films, especially as a profession
Example: She would like to be an actress when she grows up.

bar /bɑː(r)/
(n) a place where you can buy and drink alcoholic and other drinks
Example: We arranged to meet in a bar called the Flamingo.

clap /klæp/
(v) to hit your open hands together several times to show that you approve of or have enjoyed something
Example: Everyone clapped us when we went up to get our prize.

clerk /klɑːk/
(n) a person whose job is to serve customers in a shop
Example: an office clerk

dare /deə(r)/
(v) to be brave enough to do something
Example: Dare to be different!

enable /ɪˈneɪbl/
(v) to make it possible for somebody/something to do something
Example: a new programme to enable older people to study at college

engineer /ˌendʒɪˈnɪə(r)/
(n) a person whose job involves designing and building engines, machines, roads, bridges, etc.
Example: Design engineers are working on ways to make the cars run more efficiently.

farmer /ˈfɑːmə(r)/
(n) a person who owns or manages a farm
Example: My uncle has been a farmer for 60 years.

fashionable /ˈfæʃnəbl/
(adj) following a style that is popular at a particular time
Example: It's becoming fashionable to have long hair again.

fur /fɜː(r)/
(n) the soft thick mass of hair that grows on the body of some animals
Example: The cat carefully licked its fur.

heavily /ˈhevɪli/
(adj) to a great degree; in large amounts
Example: to be heavily taxed

insult /ˈɪnsʌlt/
(n) a remark or an action that is said or done in order to offend somebody
Example: The questions were an insult to our intelligence(= too easy).

interval /ˈɪntəvl/
(n) a period of time between two events
Example: The interval between major earthquakes might be 200 years.

jewellery /ˈdʒuːəlri/
(n) objects such as rings and necklaces that people wear as decoration
Example: She has some lovely pieces of jewellery.

life /laɪf/
(n) the ability to breathe, grow, produce young, etc. that people, animals and plants have before they die and that objects do not have
Example: My father died last year—I wish I could bring him back to life.