advise /ədˈvaɪz/ (v) to tell somebody what you think they should do in a particular situation Example: ‘Get there early,’ she advised (them).
argue /ˈɑːɡjuː/ (v) to speak angrily to somebody because you disagree with them Example: I don't want to argue with you—just do it!
associate /əˈsəʊsieɪt/ (v) to make a connection between people or things in your mind Example: You wouldn't normally associate these two writers—their styles are completely different.
assume /əˈsjuːm/ (v) to think or accept that something is true but without having proof of it Example: It is generally assumed that stress is caused by too much work.
awake /əˈweɪk/ (adj) not asleep (especially immediately before or after sleeping) Example: I was still awake when he came to bed.
breathe /briːð/ (v) to take air into your lungs and send it out again through your nose or mouth Example: He breathed deeply before speaking again.
budget /ˈbʌdʒɪt/ (n) the money that is available to a person or an organization and a plan of how it will be spent over a period of time Example: The work was finished on time and within budget (= did not cost more money than was planned).
chat /tʃæt/ (v) to talk in a friendly, informal way to somebody Example: Within minutes of being introduced they were chatting away like old friends.
confuse /kənˈfjuːz/ (v) to make somebody unable to think clearly or understand something Example: They confused me with conflicting accounts of what happened.
crisp /krɪsp/ (adj) pleasantly hard and dry Example: Bake until the pastry is golden and crisp.
dress /dres/ (n) a piece of women’s clothing that is made in one piece and covers the body down to the legs, sometimes reaching to below the knees, or to the ankles Example: a wedding dress
educate /ˈedʒukeɪt/ (v) to teach somebody over a period of time at a school, university, etc. Example: She was educated in the US.
household /ˈhaʊshəʊld/ (n) all the people living together in a house or flat Example: the head of the household
immediately /ɪˈmiːdiətli/ (adj) without delay Example: She answered almost immediately.
industrial /ɪnˈdʌstriəl/ (adj) connected with industry Example: an industrial accident