3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 42

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ago
ago /əˈɡəʊ/
(adj) used in expressions of time with the simple past tense to show how far in the past something happened
Example: The letter came a few days ago.


alcoholic
alcoholic /ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk/
(n) connected with or containing alcohol
Example: Her uncle is an alcoholic.


anti-
anti- /ˈænti/
prefix
Example: anti-tank weapons


attention
attention /əˈtenʃn/
(n) the act of listening to, looking at or thinking about something/somebody carefully; interest that people show in somebody/something
Example: Small children have a very short attention span.


coach
coach /kəʊtʃ/
(n) a person who trains a person or team in sport
Example: Italy's national coach


coin
coin /kɔɪn/
(n) a small flat piece of metal used as money
Example: a euro coin


concert
concert /ˈkɒnsət/
(n) a public performance of music
Example: They're in concert at Wembley Arena.


damp
damp /dæmp/
(adj) slightly wet, often in a way that is unpleasant
Example: The cottage was cold and damp.


define
define /dɪˈfaɪn/
(v) to say or explain what the meaning of a word or phrase is
Example: Life imprisonment is defined as 60 years under state law.


detailed
detailed /ˈdiːteɪld/
(adj) giving many details and a lot of information; paying great attention to details
Example: a detailed description/analysis/study


failure
failure /ˈfeɪljə(r)/
(n) lack of success in doing or achieving something
Example: All my efforts ended in failure.


flower
flower /ˈflaʊə(r)/
(n) the coloured part of a plant from which the seed or fruit develops. Flowers usually grow at the end of a stem and last only a short time.
Example: The crocuses are late coming into flower.


hairdresser
hairdresser /ˈheədresə(r)/
(n) a person whose job is to cut, wash and shape hair
Example: I've got a four o'clock appointment at the hairdresser's.


home
home /həʊm/
(adj) the house or flat that you live in, especially with your family
Example: Hopefully the doctors will allow her home tomorrow.


ice cream
ice cream /ˈaɪs kriːm/
(n) a type of sweet frozen food made from milk fat, tasting of fruit, chocolate, etc. and often eaten as a dessert ; a small amount of this food intended for one person, often served in a container made of biscuit that is like a cone in shape
Example: chocolate chip/vanilla ice cream