beef /biːf/ (n) meat that comes from a cow Example: roast/minced beef
big /bɪɡ/ (adj) large in size, degree, amount, etc. Example: The news came as a big blow.
blood /blʌd/ (n) the red liquid that flows through the bodies of humans and animals Example: to draw blood(= to wound a person so that they lose blood)
breath /breθ/ (n) the air that you take into your lungs and send out again Example: We had to stop for breath before we got to the top.
centimetre /ˈsentɪmiːtə(r)/ (n) a unit for measuring length. There are 100 centimetres in a metre. Example: Self examination alerted me to a two centimeter sized lump two months ago.
departure /dɪˈpɑːtʃə(r)/ (n) an act of leaving a place Example: His sudden departure threw the office into chaos.
document /ˈdɒkjumənt/ (n) an official paper, book or electronic file that gives information about something, or that can be used as evidence or proof of something Example: legal documents
exercise /ˈeksəsaɪz/ (v) physical or mental activity that you do to stay healthy or become stronger Example: He was a man who exercised considerable influence over people.
exit /ˈeksɪt/ (n) a way out of a public building or vehicle Example: Where's the exit?
form /fɔːm/ (v) a type or variety of something Example: Storm clouds are forming on the horizon.
geography /dʒiˈɒɡrəfi/ (n) the scientific study of the earth’s surface, physical features, divisions, products, population, etc. Example: a degree in geography
grain /ɡreɪn/ (n) the small hard seeds of food plants such as wheat , rice, etc.; a single seed of such a plant Example: a few grains of rice
ink /ɪŋk/ (n) coloured liquid for writing, drawing and printing Example: a pen and ink drawing
lorry /ˈlɒri/ (n) a large vehicle for carrying heavy loads by road Example: a lorry driver
newspaper /ˈnjuːzpeɪpə(r)/ (n) a set of large printed sheets of paper, or a website, containing news, articles, advertisements, etc. and published every day or every week; the organization responsible for producing this Example: a daily/weekly newspaper