3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 53


arrest /əˈrest/
(v) if the police arrest somebody, the person is taken to a police station and kept there because the police believe they may be guilty of a crime
Example: You could get arrested for doing that.

downwards /ˈdaʊnwədz/
(adj) towards the ground; towards a lower place or position
Example: She was lying face downwards on the grass.

effectively /ɪˈfektɪvli/
(adj) in a way that produces the intended result or a successful result
Example: The truth of this statement has been effectively demonstrated in Chapter 1.

exact /ɪɡˈzækt/
(adj) correct in every detail
Example: She's in her mid-thirties—thirty-six to be exact.

flour /ˈflaʊə(r)/
(n) a fine white or brown powder made from grain, especially wheat , and used in cooking for making bread, cakes, etc.
Example: a five-pound bag of flour

guide /ɡaɪd/
(v) a person who shows other people the way to a place, especially somebody employed to show tourists around interesting places
Example: She guided us through the busy streets to the cathedral.

infected /ɪnˈfektɪd/
(adj) affected by harmful bacteria, a virus, etc.
Example: The wound from the dog bite had become infected.

menu /ˈmenjuː/
(n) a list of the food that is available at a restaurant or to be served at a meal
Example: The chef put together a special menu of drinks and dishes employing chocolate.

merely /ˈmɪəli/
(adj) used meaning ‘only’ or ‘simply’ to emphasize a fact or something that you are saying
Example: It is not merely a job, but a way of life.

mine /maɪn/
(n) of or belonging to the person writing or speaking
Example: a copper/diamond mine

mistake /mɪˈsteɪk/
(v) an action or an opinion that is not correct, or that produces a result that you did not want
Example: He had certainly changed, but nobody could mistake his voice.

navy /ˈneɪvi/
(n) the part of a country’s armed forces that fights at sea, and the ships that it uses
Example: The navy is/are considering buying six new warships.

object /ˈɒbdʒɪkt/
(n) a thing that can be seen and touched, but is not alive
Example: everyday objects such as cups and saucers

old /əʊld/
(adj) of a particular age
Example: At thirty years old, he was already earning £40000 a year.

paper /ˈpeɪpə(r)/
(n) the thin material that you write and draw on and that is also used for wrapping and packing things
Example: Experience is more important for this job than paper qualifications(= that exist on paper, but may not have any real value).