3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 101


accident /ˈæksɪdənt/
(n) an unpleasant event, especially in a vehicle, that happens unexpectedly and causes injury or damage
Example: The accident happened at 3 p.m.

actual /ˈæktʃuəl/
(adj) used to emphasize something that is real or exists in fact
Example: The actual cost was higher than we expected.

begin /bɪˈɡɪn/
(v) to start doing something; to do the first part of something
Example: When will you begin recruiting?

bus /bʌs/
(n) a large road vehicle that carries passengers, especially one that travels along a fixed route and stops regularly to let people get on and off
Example: You can catch a bus for Seattle at the bus station.

decade /ˈdekeɪd/
(n) a period of ten years, especially a continuous period, such as 1910–1919 or 2000–2009
Example: the first decade of this century (= 1900–09)

fish /fɪʃ/
(v) a creature that lives in water, breathes through gills , and uses fins and a tail for swimming
Example: The trawler was fishing off the coast of Iceland.

gain /ɡeɪn/
(v) to obtain or win something, especially something that you need or want
Example: The party gained over 50% of the vote.

harm /hɑːm/
(v) damage or injury that is caused by a person or an event
Example: He would never harm anyone.

high /haɪ/
(adj) measuring a long distance from the bottom to the top
Example: His desk was piled high with papers.

intention /ɪnˈtenʃn/
(n) what you intend or plan to do; your aim
Example: I have no intention of going to the wedding.

land /lænd/
(n) the surface of the earth that is not sea
Example: In the distance the crew sighted land.

maximum /ˈmæksɪməm/
(n) used after amounts to show that the amount is the highest possible
Example: The job will require you to use all your skills to the maximum.

meeting /ˈmiːtɪŋ/
(n) an occasion when people come together to discuss or decide something
Example: The meeting will be held in the school hall.

milk /mɪlk/
(n) the white liquid produced by cows, goats and some other animals as food for their young and used as a drink by humans
Example: milk products (= butter, cheese, etc.)

multiply /ˈmʌltɪplaɪ/
(v) to add a number to itself a particular number of times
Example: Multiply 2 and 6 together and you get 12.