3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 3


border /ˈbɔːdə(r)/
(n) the line that divides two countries or areas; the land near this line
Example: a border town/state

box /bɒks/
(n) a container made of wood, thick card, metal, etc. with a flat stiff base and sides and often a lid (= cover) , used especially for holding solid things
Example: a toolbox

chair /tʃeə(r)/
(n) a piece of furniture for one person to sit on, with a back, a seat and four legs
Example: a table and chairs

depend on/upon something
depend on/upon something

Example: It would depend on the circumstances.

difference /ˈdɪfrəns/
(n) the way in which two people or things are not like each other; the way in which somebody/something has changed
Example: There are no significant differences between the education systems of the two countries.

director /dəˈrektə(r)/
(n) one of a group of senior managers who run a company
Example: an executive/non-executive director

excluding /ɪkˈskluːdɪŋ/
(pre) not including
Example: Lunch costs £10 per person, excluding drinks.

fresh /freʃ/
(adj) recently produced or picked and not frozen, dried or preserved in tins or cans
Example: vegetables fresh from the garden

hammer /ˈhæmə(r)/
(n) a tool with a handle and a heavy metal head, used for breaking things or hitting nails
Example: a gentle tap with a hammer

height /haɪt/
(n) the measurement of how tall a person or thing is
Example: She is the same height as her sister.

improvement /ɪmˈpruːvmənt/
(n) the act of making something better; the process of something becoming better
Example: There is still room for improvement in your work.

irritated /ˈɪrɪteɪtɪd/
(adj) annoyed or angry
Example: She was getting more and more irritated at his comments.

load /ləʊd/
(v) something that is being carried (usually in large amounts) by a person, vehicle, etc.
Example: We finished loading and set off.

magazine /ˌmæɡəˈziːn/
(n) a type of large thin book with a paper cover that you can buy every week or month, containing articles, photographs, etc., often on a particular topic; a similar collection of articles, etc. that appears regularly online
Example: a magazine article/interview

nail /neɪl/
(n) the thin hard layer covering the outer tip of the fingers or toes
Example: nail clippers