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amused
amused /əˈmjuːzd/
(adj) thinking that somebody/something is funny, so that you smile or laugh
Example: We were all amused at his stories.


apple
apple /ˈæpl/
(n) a round fruit with shiny red or green skin that is fairly hard and white inside
Example: an apple pie


awful
awful /ˈɔːfl/
(adj) very bad or unpleasant
Example: to look/feel awful (= to look/feel ill)


build
build /bɪld/
(v) to make something, especially a building, by putting parts together
Example: They have permission to build 200 new houses.


buy
buy /baɪ/
(v) to obtain something by paying money for it
Example: I bought my car second-hand.


construction
construction /kənˈstrʌkʃn/
(n) the process or method of building or making something, especially roads, buildings, bridges, etc.
Example: the construction industry


controlled
controlled /kənˈtrəʊld/
(adj) done or arranged in a very careful way
Example: a controlled explosion


cruel
cruel /ˈkruːəl/
(adj) having a desire to cause physical or mental pain and make somebody suffer
Example: I can't stand people who are cruel to animals.


deny
deny /dɪˈnaɪ/
(v) to say that something is not true
Example: to deny a claim/a charge/an accusation


divide
divide /dɪˈvaɪd/
(v) to separate into parts; to make something separate into parts
Example: A sentence can be divided up into meaningful segments.


fit
fit /fɪt/
(adj) to be the right shape and size for somebody/something
Example: I feel really fighting fit(= very healthy and full of energy).


gift
gift /ɡɪft/
(n) a thing that you give to somebody, especially on a special occasion or to say thank you
Example: The watch was a gift from my mother.


grant
grant /ɡrɑːnt/
(n) to agree to give somebody what they ask for, especially formal or legal permission to do something
Example: He has been awarded a research grant.


half
half /hɑːf/
(adj) either of two equal parts into which something is or can be divided
Example: The glass was half full.


have to
have to /ˈhæv tə/
modal verb used to show that you must do something
Example: I have to admit, the idea of marriage scares me.