3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 60


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.