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according to
according to /əˈkɔːdɪŋ tə/
(pre) as stated or reported by somebody/something
Example: You've been absent six times according to our records.


aged
aged /eɪdʒd/
(adj) of the age of
Example: volunteers aged between 25 and 40


alternative
alternative /ɔːlˈtɜːnətɪv/
(adj) a thing that you can choose to do or have out of two or more possibilities
Example: Do you have an alternative solution?


bend
bend /bend/
(n) to lean, or make something lean, in a particular direction
Example: a sharp bend in the road


brain
brain /breɪn/
(n) the organ inside the head that controls movement, thought, memory and feeling
Example: She died of a brain tumour.


cost
cost /kɒst/
(v) the amount of money that you need in order to buy, make or do something
Example: It costs a fortune to fly first class.


dying
dying /ˈdaɪɪŋ/
(adj) connected with or happening at the time of somebody’s death
Example: I will remember it to my dying day.


exaggerate
exaggerate /ɪɡˈzædʒəreɪt/
(v) to make something seem larger, better, worse or more important than it really is
Example: He tends to exaggerate the difficulties.


face
face /feɪs/
(n) the front part of the head, where the eyes, nose and mouth are
Example: He buried his face in his hands.


farming
farming /ˈfɑːmɪŋ/
(n) the business of managing or working on a farm
Example: a farming community


fix
fix /fɪks/
(v) to repair or correct something
Example: to fix a shelf to the wall


folding
folding /ˈfəʊldɪŋ/
(adj) that can be folded, so that it can be carried or stored in a small space
Example: a folding chair


forecast
forecast /ˈfɔːkɑːst/
(v) a statement about what will happen in the future, based on information that is available now
Example: The report forecasts that prices will rise by 3% next month.


frightening
frightening /ˈfraɪtnɪŋ/
(adj) making you feel afraid
Example: a frightening experience/prospect/thought


great
great /ɡreɪt/
(adj) very good or pleasant
Example: She lived to a great age.