3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 72


advertising /ˈædvətaɪzɪŋ/
(n) the activity and industry of advertising things to people on television, in newspapers, on the internet, etc.
Example: Cigarette advertising has been banned.

appearance /əˈpɪərəns/
(n) the way that somebody/something looks on the outside; what somebody/something seems to be
Example: To all appearances(= as far as people could tell) he was dead.

appointment /əˈpɔɪntmənt/
(n) a formal arrangement to meet or visit somebody at a particular time, especially for a reason connected with their work
Example: an appointment with my lawyer

approval /əˈpruːvl/
(n) the feeling that somebody/something is good or acceptable; a positive opinion of somebody/something
Example: Several people nodded in approval.

block /blɒk/
(v) a large piece of a solid material that is square or rectangular in shape and usually has flat sides
Example: After today's heavy snow, many roads are still blocked.

borrow /ˈbɒrəʊ/
(v) to take and use something that belongs to somebody else, and return it to them at a later time
Example: Members can borrow up to ten books from the library at any one time.

buyer /ˈbaɪə(r)/
(n) a person who buys something, especially something expensive
Example: Have you found a buyer for your house?

chamber /ˈtʃeɪmbə(r)/
(n) a hall in a public building that is used for formal meetings
Example: the Senate/House chamber

crack /kræk/
(n) to break without dividing into separate parts; to break something in this way
Example: This cup has a crack in it.

distinguish /dɪˈstɪŋɡwɪʃ/
(v) to recognize the difference between two people or things
Example: English law clearly distinguishes between murder and manslaughter.

doctor /ˈdɒktə(r)/
(n) a person who has been trained in medical science, whose job is to treat people who are ill or injured
Example: You'd better see a doctor about that cough.

exception /ɪkˈsepʃn/
(n) a person or thing that is not included in a general statement
Example: Nobody had much money at the time and I was no exception.

fat /fæt/
(n) having too much flesh on it and weighing too much
Example: excess body fat

function /ˈfʌŋkʃn/
(n) a special activity or purpose of a person or thing
Example: to fulfil/perform a function

granddaughter /ˈɡrændɔːtə(r)/
(n) a daughter of your son or daughter
Example: My seven year old granddaughter asked me where all my wrinkles were going!