3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 21


as /əz/
(adj) used to describe somebody/something appearing to be somebody/something else
Example: He sat watching her as she got ready.

car /kɑː(r)/
(n) a road vehicle with an engine and four wheels that can carry a small number of passengers
Example: You might want to rent a car when you go on vacation.

cent /sent/
(n) a coin and unit of money worth 1% of the main unit of money in many countries, for example of the US dollar or of the euro
Example: A call will cost you around 25 cents.

cheek /tʃiːk/
(n) either side of the face below the eyes
Example: He kissed her on both cheeks.

couple /ˈkʌpl/
(n) two people or things
Example: I saw a couple of men get out.

extra /ˈekstrə/
(adj) more than is usual, expected, or than exists already
Example: I need to earn a bit extra this month.

fellow /ˈfeləʊ/
(adj) used to describe somebody who is the same as you in some way, or in the same situation
Example: I recognized a fellow sufferer, waiting nervously outside the exam room.

greatly /ˈɡreɪtli/
(adj) very much
Example: a greatly increased risk

hurt /hɜːt/
(adj) to cause physical pain to somebody/yourself; to injure somebody/yourself
Example: None of the passengers were badly hurt.

index /ˈɪndeks/
(n) a list of names or topics that are referred to in a book, etc., usually arranged at the end of a book in alphabetical order or listed in a separate file or book
Example: Look it up in the index.

neighbourhood /ˈneɪbəhʊd/
(n) a district or an area of a town; the people who live there
Example: He shouted so loudly that the whole neighbourhood could hear him.

note /nəʊt/
(n) a short piece of writing to help you remember something
Example: Please make a note of the dates.

pint /paɪnt/
(n) a unit for measuring liquids and some dry goods, equal to 0.568 of a litre in the UK and some other countries, and 0.473 of a litre in the US. There are 8 pints in a gallon
Example: Add half a pint of cream.

pollution /pəˈluːʃn/
(n) the process of making air, water, soil, etc. dirty; the state of being dirty
Example: to reduce levels of environmental pollution

sing /sɪŋ/
(v) an act of singing
Example: Now I'd like to sing a song by the Beatles.