adjust /əˈdʒʌst/ (v) to change something slightly to make it more suitable for a new set of conditions or to make it work better Example: The brakes need to be adjusted.
anything /ˈeniθɪŋ/ (adv) used instead of something in negative sentences and in questions; after if /whether ; and after verbs such as prevent , ban , avoid , etc. Example: We hope to prevent anything unpleasant from happening.
bid /bɪd/ (n) an offer by a person or a company to pay a particular amount of money for something Example: Any more bids?
bit /bɪt/ (n) rather; to some extent Example: ‘Are you tired?’ ‘Yes, I am a bit.’
chairwoman /ˈtʃeəwʊmən/ (n) a woman in charge of a meeting, a committee or an organization Example: The chairwoman insisted that she had sent an e-mail message discouraging graduate students from withholding grades.
crown /kraʊn/ (n) an object in the shape of a circle, usually made of gold and precious stones , that a king or queen wears on his or her head on official occasions Example: The winner of the beauty pageant walked down the runway wearing her sparkling crown.
customer /ˈkʌstəmə(r)/ (n) a person or an organization that buys goods or services from a shop or business Example: the customer service department
escape /ɪˈskeɪp/ (v) to get away from a place where you have been kept as a prisoner or not allowed to leave Example: Two prisoners have escaped.
even /ˈiːvn/ (adj) used to emphasize something unexpected or surprising Example: You need an even surface to work on.
expense /ɪkˈspens/ (n) the money that you spend on something Example: No expense was spared (= they spent as much money as was needed) to make the party a success.
February /ˈfebruəri/ (n) the 2nd month of the year, between January and March Example: I was born on 5 February.
finely /ˈfaɪnli/ (adj) into very small grains or pieces Example: finely chopped herbs
grade /ɡreɪd/ (v) a mark given in an exam or for a piece of school work Example: Responses were graded from 1 (very satisfied) to 5 (not at all satisfied).
grass /ɡrɑːs/ (n) a common wild plant with narrow green leaves and stems that are eaten by cows, horses, sheep, etc. Example: a blade of grass
guarantee /ˌɡærənˈtiː/ (v) to promise to do something; to promise something will happen Example: We cannot guarantee (that) our flights will never be delayed.