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 /ˌælkəˈhɒlɪk/ (n) connected with or containing alcohol Example: Her uncle is an alcoholic.
anti- /ˈænti/ prefix Example: anti-tank weapons
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 /kəʊtʃ/ (n) a person who trains a person or team in sport Example: Italy's national coach
coin /kɔɪn/ (n) a small flat piece of metal used as money Example: a euro coin
concert /ˈkɒnsət/ (n) a public performance of music Example: They're in concert at Wembley Arena.
damp /dæmp/ (adj) slightly wet, often in a way that is unpleasant Example: The cottage was cold and damp.
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 /ˈdiːteɪld/ (adj) giving many details and a lot of information; paying great attention to details Example: a detailed description/analysis/study
failure /ˈfeɪljə(r)/ (n) lack of success in doing or achieving something Example: All my efforts ended in failure.
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 /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 /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 /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