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above
above /əˈbʌv/
(adj) at or to a higher place or position than something/somebody
Example: Seen from above the cars looked tiny.


away
away /əˈweɪ/
(adj) to or at a distance from somebody/something in space or time
Example: Christmas is still months away.


biology
biology /baɪˈɒlədʒi/
(n) the scientific study of the life and structure of plants and animals
Example: a degree in biology


book
book /bʊk/
(v) a set of printed pages that are fastened inside a cover so that you can turn them and read them
Example: The performance is booked up (= there are no more tickets available).


bore
bore /bɔː(r)/
(v) to make somebody feel bored, especially by talking too much
Example: Has he been boring you with his stories about his trip?


bullet
bullet /ˈbʊlɪt/
(n) a small metal object that is fired from a gun
Example: He was killed by a bullet in the head.


congratulate
congratulate /kənˈɡrætʃəleɪt/
(v) to tell somebody that you are pleased about their success or achievements
Example: I congratulated them all on their results.


cook
cook /kʊk/
(n) to prepare food by heating it, for example by boiling, baking or frying it
Example: John is a very good cook (= he cooks well).


curb
curb /kɜːb/
(n) to control or limit something, especially something bad
Example: curbs on government spending


dance
dance /dɑːns/
(v) a series of movements and steps that are usually performed to music; a particular example of these movements and steps
Example: He asked me to dance.


decoration
decoration /ˌdekəˈreɪʃn/
(n) a thing that makes something look more attractive on special occasions
Example: Christmas decorations


draw
draw /drɔː/
(v) to make pictures, or a picture of something, with a pencil, pen or chalk (but not paint)
Example: to draw a picture/diagram/graph


farm
farm /fɑːm/
(n) an area of land, and the buildings on it, used for growing crops and/or keeping animals
Example: a farm worker/labourer


fifth
fifth /fɪfθ/
(n) 5th
Example: She cut the cake into fifths.


four
four /fɔː(r)/
(adj) 4
Example: Most animals have four legs.