3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 50


appropriate /əˈprəʊpriət/
(adj) suitable, acceptable or correct for the particular circumstances
Example: The book was written in a style appropriate to the age of the children.

century /ˈsentʃəri/
(n) a period of 100 years
Example: This sculpture must be centuries old.

closet /ˈklɒzɪt/
(n) a small room or a space in a wall with a door that reaches the floor, used for storing things
Example: a walk-in closet

decision /dɪˈsɪʒn/
(n) a choice or judgement that you make after thinking and talking about what is the best thing to do
Example: The editor's decision is final.

dream /driːm/
(v) a series of images, events and feelings that happen in your mind while you are asleep
Example: Did it really happen or did I just dream it?

have /həv/
auxiliary verb to own, hold or possess something
Example: Had I known that (= if I had known that) I would never have come.

improve /ɪmˈpruːv/
(v) to become better than before; to make something/somebody better than before
Example: I need to improve my French.

leader /ˈliːdə(r)/
(n) a person who leads a group of people, especially the head of a country, an organization, etc.
Example: union leaders

muscle /ˈmʌsl/
(n) a piece of body tissue that you make tight and relax in order to move a particular part of the body; the tissue that forms the muscles of the body
Example: She tried to relax her tense muscles.

mystery /ˈmɪstri/
(n) something that is difficult to understand or to explain
Example: It is one of the great unsolved mysteries of this century.

punishment /ˈpʌnɪʃmənt/
(n) an act or a way of punishing somebody
Example: There is little evidence that harsher punishments deter any better than more lenient ones.

quality /ˈkwɒləti/
(n) the standard of something when it is compared to other things like it; how good or bad something is
Example: Their quality of life improved dramatically when they moved to France.

repeated /rɪˈpiːtɪd/
(adj) happening, said or done many times
Example: The marriage failed despite repeated attempts to save it.

runner /ˈrʌnə(r)/
(n) a person or an animal that runs, especially one taking part in a race
Example: a long-distance/cross-country/marathon, etc. runner

signature /ˈsɪɡnətʃə(r)/
(n) your name as you usually write it, for example at the end of a letter
Example: Can you witness my signature on my will, please?