3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 31


angle /ˈæŋɡl/
(n) the space between two lines or surfaces that join, measured in degrees
Example: a 45° angle

climate /ˈklaɪmət/
(n) the regular pattern of weather conditions of a particular place
Example: a mild/temperate/warm/wet climate

cycling /ˈsaɪklɪŋ/
(n) the sport or activity of riding a bicycle
Example: cycling shorts

depressed /dɪˈprest/
(adj) very sad and without hope
Example: She felt very depressed about the future.

diamond /ˈdaɪmənd/
(n) a clear precious stone of pure carbon , the hardest substance known. Diamonds are used in jewellery and also in industry, especially for cutting glass.
Example: The lights shone like diamonds.

disagree /ˌdɪsəˈɡriː/
(v) if two people disagree or one person disagrees with another about something, they have a different opinion about it
Example: He disagreed with his parents on most things.

disappoint /ˌdɪsəˈpɔɪnt/
(v) to make somebody feel sad because something that they hope for or expect to happen does not happen or is not as good as they hoped
Example: The movie had disappointed her (= it wasn't as good as she had expected).

everywhere /ˈevriweə(r)/
(adv) in, to or at every place; all places
Example: He follows me everywhere.

following /ˈfɒləʊɪŋ/
(pre) that is/are going to be mentioned next
Example: He took charge of the family business following his father's death.

forever /fərˈevə(r)/
(adj) used to say that a particular situation or state will always exist
Example: After her death, their lives changed forever.

government /ˈɡʌvənmənt/
(n) the group of people who are responsible for controlling a country or a state
Example: the last Conservative government

her /hə(r)/
determiner used as the object of a verb, after the verb be or after a preposition to refer to a woman or girl who has already been mentioned or is easily identified
Example: Meg loves her job.

highlight /ˈhaɪlaɪt/
(n) to emphasize something, especially so that people give it more attention
Example: One of the highlights of the trip was seeing the Taj Mahal.

identify /aɪˈdentɪfaɪ/
(v) to recognize somebody/something and be able to say who or what they are
Example: Many of those arrested refused to identify themselves(= would not say who they were).

infection /ɪnˈfekʃn/
(n) the act or process of causing or getting a disease
Example: to increase the risk of infection