3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 32


apart from
apart from /əˈpɑːt frəm/
(pre) except for
Example: I've finished apart from the last question.

atom /ˈætəm/
(n) the smallest particle of a chemical element that can exist
Example: Two atoms of hydrogen combine with one atom of oxygen to form a molecule of water.

broken /ˈbrəʊkən/
(adj) that has been damaged or injured; no longer whole or working correctly
Example: a broken window/plate

career /kəˈrɪə(r)/
(n) the series of jobs that a person has in a particular area of work, usually involving more responsibility as time passes
Example: a career soldier/diplomat(= a professional one)

cow /kaʊ/
(n) a large animal kept on farms to produce milk or beef
Example: a herd of dairy cows (= cows kept for their milk)

encouragement /ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒmənt/
(n) the act of encouraging somebody to do something; something that encourages somebody
Example: With a little encouragement from his parents he should do well.

entire /ɪnˈtaɪə(r)/
(adj) including everything, everyone or every part
Example: I have never in my entire life heard such nonsense!

especially /ɪˈspeʃəli/
(adj) more with one person, thing, etc. than with others, or more in particular circumstances than in others
Example: Teenagers are very fashion conscious, especially girls.

everything /ˈevriθɪŋ/
(adv) all things
Example: When we confronted him, he denied everything.

furniture /ˈfɜːnɪtʃə(r)/
(n) objects that can be moved, such as tables, chairs and beds, that are put into a house or an office to make it suitable for living or working in
Example: We need to buy some new furniture.

gentle /ˈdʒentl/
(adj) calm and kind; doing things in a quiet and careful way
Example: She was the gentlest of nurses.

include /ɪnˈkluːd/
(v) if one thing includes another, it has the second thing as one of its parts
Example: Does the price include tax?

last /læst/
determiner happening or coming after all other similar things or people
Example: She was last to arrive.

lend /lend/
(v) to give something to somebody or allow them to use something that belongs to you, which they have to return to you later
Example: Has he returned that book you lent him?

look /lʊk/
(v) to turn your eyes in a particular direction
Example: Don't look now, but there's someone staring at you!