3000 từ thông dụng - Phần 77

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act
act /ækt/
(v) to do something for a particular purpose or in order to deal with a situation
Example: The girl's life was saved because the doctors acted so promptly.


advice
advice /ədˈvaɪs/
(n) an opinion or a suggestion about what somebody should do in a particular situation
Example: Take my advice. Don't do it.


bike
bike /baɪk/
(n) a bicycle
Example: I usually go to work by bike.


bitter
bitter /ˈbɪtə(r)/
(adj) having a strong, unpleasant taste; not sweet
Example: a long and bitter dispute


come
come /kʌm/
(v) to move to or towards a person or place
Example: They're coming to stay for a week.


commit
commit /kəˈmɪt/
(v) to do something wrong or illegal
Example: appalling crimes committed against innocent children


covering
covering /ˈkʌvərɪŋ/
(n) a layer of something that covers something else
Example: a thick covering of snow on the ground


delicate
delicate /ˈdelɪkət/
(adj) easily damaged or broken
Example: the delicate ecological balance of the rainforest


destroy
destroy /dɪˈstrɔɪ/
(v) to damage something so badly that it no longer exists, works, etc.
Example: Failure was slowly destroying him (= making him less and less confident and happy).


either
either /ˈaɪðə(r)/
(adj) one or the other of two; it does not matter which
Example: ‘I don't like it.’ ‘Me either.’ (= Neither do I).


firm
firm /fɜːm/
(n) a business or company
Example: an engineering firm


fry
fry /fraɪ/
(v) to cook something in hot fat or oil; to be cooked in hot fat or oil
Example: the smell of bacon frying


juice
juice /dʒuːs/
(n) the liquid that comes from fruit or vegetables; a drink made from this
Example: a carton of apple juice


listen
listen /ˈlɪsn/
(v) to pay attention to somebody/something that you can hear
Example: to listen to music


lonely
lonely /ˈləʊnli/
(adj) unhappy because you have no friends or people to talk to
Example: As I didn't speak the language I grew lonelier and lonelier.