3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 67

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abandon
abandon /əˈbændən/
(v) to leave somebody, especially somebody you are responsible for, with no intention of returning
Example: The study showed a deep fear among the elderly of being abandoned to the care of strangers.


abroad
abroad /əˈbrɔːd/
(adj) in or to a foreign country
Example: imports of cheap food from abroad


absolute
absolute /ˈæbsəluːt/
(adj) total and complete
Example: absolute confidence/trust/silence/truth


advantage
advantage /ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ/
(n) a thing that helps you to be better or more successful than other people
Example: companies seeking competitive advantage over their trading rivals


clean
clean /kliːn/
(v) not dirty
Example: to clean the windows/bath/floor


comment
comment /ˈkɒment/
(v) something that you say or write that gives an opinion on or explains somebody/something
Example: We were just commenting on how well you look.


confusing
confusing /kənˈfjuːzɪŋ/
(adj) difficult to understand; not clear
Example: The instructions on the box are very confusing.


drawing
drawing /ˈdrɔːɪŋ/
(n) a picture made using a pencil or pen rather than paint
Example: a pencil/charcoal drawing


drive
drive /draɪv/
(n) to operate a vehicle so that it goes in a particular direction
Example: It's a three-hour drive to London.


engineering
engineering /ˌendʒɪˈnɪərɪŋ/
(n) the activity of applying scientific knowledge to the design, building and control of machines, roads, bridges, electrical equipment, etc.
Example: The bridge is a triumph of modern engineering.


friendly
friendly /ˈfrendli/
(adj) behaving in a kind and pleasant way because you like somebody or want to help them
Example: Everyone was very friendly towards me.


gather
gather /ˈɡæðə(r)/
(v) to come together, or bring people together, in one place to form a group
Example: They were all gathered round the TV.


generally
generally /ˈdʒenrəli/
(adj) by or to most people
Example: The plan was generally welcomed.


hurt
hurt /hɜːt/
(v) to cause physical pain to somebody/yourself; to injure somebody/yourself
Example: He hurt his back playing squash.


increasingly
increasingly /ɪnˈkriːsɪŋli/
(adj) more and more all the time
Example: Increasingly, training is taking place in the office rather than outside it.