3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 13


angry /ˈæŋɡri/
(adj) having strong feelings about something that you dislike very much or about an unfair situation
Example: The passengers grew angry about the delay.

apartment /əˈpɑːtmənt/
(n) a set of rooms for living in, usually on one floor of a building
Example: I'll give you the keys to my apartment.

cap /kæp/
(n) a type of soft flat hat with a peak (= a hard curved part sticking out in front) . Caps are worn especially by men and boys, often as part of a uniform
Example: a school cap

cell phone
cell phone /ˈsel fəʊn/
(n) a phone that does not have wires and works by radio, and that you can carry with you and use anywhere
Example: I talked to her on my cell phone.

deaf /def/
(adj) unable to hear anything or unable to hear very well
Example: She was born deaf.

desperate /ˈdespərət/
(adj) feeling or showing that you have little hope and are ready to do anything without worrying about danger to yourself or others
Example: I heard sounds of a desperate struggle in the next room.

determined /dɪˈtɜːmɪnd/
(adj) having made a definite decision to do something and not letting anyone prevent you
Example: I'm determined to succeed.

disc /dɪsk/
(n) a thin flat round object
Example: This recording is available online or on disc.

elderly /ˈeldəli/
(adj) used as a polite word for ‘ old’
Example: an elderly couple

emergency /ɪˈmɜːdʒənsi/
(n) a sudden serious and dangerous event or situation that needs immediate action to deal with it
Example: This door should only be used in an emergency.

flash /flæʃ/
(n) a sudden bright light that shines for a moment and then disappears
Example: a flash of lightning

foundation /faʊnˈdeɪʃn/
(n) a principle, an idea or a fact that something is based on and that it grows from
Example: These stories have no foundation(= are not based on any facts).

free /friː/
(adj) without particular plans or arrangements; not busy
Example: Children under five travel free.

gear /ɡɪə(r)/
(n) equipment in a vehicle that changes the relation between engine speed (or pedal speed on a bicycle) and the speed of the wheels moving forwards or backwards
Example: The car pulled up with a screech of brakes and a grinding of gears.

get /ɡet/
(v) to receive something
Example: This room gets very little sunshine.