3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 38

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actually
actually /ˈæktʃuəli/
(adj) used in speaking to emphasize a fact or a comment, or that something is really true
Example: It's not actually raining now.


adult
adult /ˈædʌlt/
(n) a fully grown person who is legally responsible for their actions
Example: Children must be accompanied by an adult.


asleep
asleep /əˈsliːp/
(adj) sleeping
Example: The baby was sound asleep(= sleeping deeply) upstairs.


CD
CD /siːˈdiː/
(n) a small disc on which sound or information is recorded. CDs can be played or read on various types of machines, including CD players and computers. (the abbreviation for ‘ compact disc’ )
Example: His albums are available on CD and online.


coat
coat /kəʊt/
(n) a piece of outdoor clothing that is worn over other clothes to keep warm or dry. Coats have sleeves (= parts covering the arms) and may be long or short.
Example: to put on/take off your coat


confused
confused /kənˈfjuːzd/
(adj) unable to think clearly or to understand what is happening or what somebody is saying
Example: He was depressed and in a confused state of mind.


continent
continent /ˈkɒntɪnənt/
(n) connected with the control of your feelings, especially your desire to have sex
Example: the continent of Africa


cry
cry /kraɪ/
(v) to produce tears from your eyes because you are unhappy or hurt
Example: I just couldn't stop crying.


discipline
discipline /ˈdɪsəplɪn/
(n) the practice of training people to obey rules and orders and punishing them if they do not; the controlled behaviour or situation that is the result of this training
Example: The school has a reputation for high standards of discipline.


dressed
dressed /drest/
(adj) wearing clothes and not naked or wearing clothes for sleeping
Example: fully dressed


explore
explore /ɪkˈsplɔː(r)/
(v) to travel to or around an area or a country in order to learn about it
Example: companies exploring for (= searching for) oil


firm
firm /fɜːm/
(adj) a business or company
Example: a firm bed/mattress


hers
hers /hɜːz/
(adv) of or belonging to her
Example: His eyes met hers.


hungry
hungry /ˈhʌŋɡri/
(adj) feeling that you want to eat something
Example: Is anyone getting hungry?


interesting
interesting /ˈɪntrəstɪŋ/
(adj) attracting your attention because it is/they are special, exciting or unusual
Example: interesting people/places/work