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advise
advise /ədˈvaɪz/
(v) to tell somebody what you think they should do in a particular situation
Example: ‘Get there early,’ she advised (them).


argue
argue /ˈɑːɡjuː/
(v) to speak angrily to somebody because you disagree with them
Example: I don't want to argue with you—just do it!


associate
associate /əˈsəʊsieɪt/
(v) to make a connection between people or things in your mind
Example: You wouldn't normally associate these two writers—their styles are completely different.


assume
assume /əˈsjuːm/
(v) to think or accept that something is true but without having proof of it
Example: It is generally assumed that stress is caused by too much work.


awake
awake /əˈweɪk/
(adj) not asleep (especially immediately before or after sleeping)
Example: I was still awake when he came to bed.


breathe
breathe /briːð/
(v) to take air into your lungs and send it out again through your nose or mouth
Example: He breathed deeply before speaking again.


budget
budget /ˈbʌdʒɪt/
(n) the money that is available to a person or an organization and a plan of how it will be spent over a period of time
Example: The work was finished on time and within budget (= did not cost more money than was planned).


chat
chat /tʃæt/
(v) to talk in a friendly, informal way to somebody
Example: Within minutes of being introduced they were chatting away like old friends.


confuse
confuse /kənˈfjuːz/
(v) to make somebody unable to think clearly or understand something
Example: They confused me with conflicting accounts of what happened.


crisp
crisp /krɪsp/
(adj) pleasantly hard and dry
Example: Bake until the pastry is golden and crisp.


dress
dress /dres/
(n) a piece of women’s clothing that is made in one piece and covers the body down to the legs, sometimes reaching to below the knees, or to the ankles
Example: a wedding dress


educate
educate /ˈedʒukeɪt/
(v) to teach somebody over a period of time at a school, university, etc.
Example: She was educated in the US.


household
household /ˈhaʊshəʊld/
(n) all the people living together in a house or flat
Example: the head of the household


immediately
immediately /ɪˈmiːdiətli/
(adj) without delay
Example: She answered almost immediately.


industrial
industrial /ɪnˈdʌstriəl/
(adj) connected with industry
Example: an industrial accident