again /əˈɡen/ (adj) one more time; on another occasion Example: I've told you again and again(= many times) not to do that.
although /ɔːlˈðəʊ/ (adj) used for introducing a statement that makes the main statement in a sentence seem surprising Example: Although small, the kitchen is well designed.
blame /bleɪm/ (v) to think or say that somebody/something is responsible for something bad Example: She doesn't blame anyone for her father's death.
capital /ˈkæpɪtl/ (n) the most important town or city of a country or region, where the government operates from Example: Cairo is the capital of Egypt.
check /tʃek/ (n) to examine something to see if it is correct, safe or acceptable Example: a health check
constantly /ˈkɒnstəntli/ (adj) all the time; repeatedly Example: Fashion is constantly changing.
definite /ˈdefɪnət/ (adj) sure or certain; unlikely to change Example: I've heard rumours, but nothing definite.
dentist /ˈdentɪst/ (n) a person whose job is to take care of people’s teeth Example: You should have your teeth checked by a dentist at least twice a year.
expect /ɪkˈspekt/ (v) to think or believe that something will happen or that somebody will do something Example: Many people were expecting (that) the peace talks would break down.
expected /ɪkˈspektɪd/ (adj) that you think will happen Example: this year's expected earnings
hold /həʊld/ (v) to have somebody/something in your hand, arms, etc. Example: The winning captain held the trophy in the air.
hook /hʊk/ (n) a curved piece of metal, plastic or wire for hanging things on, catching fish with, etc. Example: a picture/curtain/coat hook
horse /hɔːs/ (n) a large animal with four legs, a mane (= long thick hair on its neck) and a tail. Horses are used for riding on, pulling carriages , etc. Example: He mounted his horse and rode off.
influence /ˈɪnfluəns/ (n) the effect that somebody/something has on the way a person thinks or behaves or on the way that something works or develops Example: the influence of the climate on agricultural production
left /left/ (n) on the side of your body that is towards the west when you are facing north Example: Twist your body to the left, then to the right.