당나귀 Listening-Book 2 (E)
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arrive
to reach, or be delivered to the point at the end of a journey
We arrived late for the concert last night.
as soon as possible
as quickly as you can
Please get back to me as soon as possible.
at the moment
at this particular time; now
She's rather busy at the moment.
available
being possible to use or obtain
Most breakfast foods are only available during the morning hours.
awesome
inspiring extreme wonderment and awe
She was given an awesome task to complete.
be supposed to
something that one is required to do
You were supposed to meet me in two hours. You are late.
book
to schedule; to make an appointment
It is important to book a hotel room to stay in before you go on holiday.
Britain
영국
Great britain is now called the United Kingdom.
brochure
a piece of promotional material containing information
The store sent out an advertising brochure.
cavity
a hole in a tooth
I hope I do not have a cavity on my tooth.
cell phone
a mobile telephone that works by a system of radio signals
I do not have a cell phone.
chance
an opportunity or time during which something can be done
There is a chance of rain later.
check out
to view or look at
Did you have a chance to check out the new motorcycles?
clean up
to make an area clean
I like to clean up my house.
compact
small, firm and solid
The individuals of the prey species are concentrated in compact units rather than dispersed over a much larger area.
credit card
a card used for buying things without giving cash to the store
My father has only one credit card.
currently
at this moment
currently, the earth’s temperature is slowly rising and it’s causing a climate change.
dish
food that is prepared in a particular way
A kebab is a type of meat dish.
done
past participle of "do"
What have I done to deserve such terrible treatment?
download
to move information or programs from a computer network to a computer
You have to download the program.
drink
a liquid that one can drink
We bought some drinks to cool off from the heat.
envy
to desire something that another person has
I envy you for finding such a beautiful girl.
farewell
the act of saying goodbye and leaving
We should have farewell dinner before you leave.
festival
a time when people gather in order to celebrate together
This city has a festival every summer.
fill
to occupy to the full amount
Each boy filled a basket with apples.
forest
an area covered with trees
In the forest, there are many types of wild animals.
former
being in the past; having occurred at a time before now
She is not her former self. She has become noticeably prettier.
get along well
have smooth relationship
We are best friends because we get along well together.
get sick
to become sick
I got sick at the restaurant.
give up
to stop doing something permanently
If you give up, that means you stop trying to do something.
hand in
to submit something
He handed in the assignment to his teacher.
hesitate
to stop for a moment before saying or doing something
She hesitated when I asked her a personal question.
hurt
to suffer or feel pain
Casey got hurt playing football.
latter
(with "the") being or relating to the second of the two things mentioned
Of the two options, she preferred the latter.
leave
to go away from something or someone
Eunice is going to leave for the airport tomorrow.
leave
to go away and allow someone to remain
One night, the woodcutter’s wife told him to leave Hansel and Gretel in the woods to die.
list
a series of items written together
The census is a list of questions.
maintain
to continue
Please maintain a speed of no more than 70 km per hour.
make a decision
decide or arbitrate
We have to make a decision by Friday.
mess
being dirty or unclean
My mom told me to clean up the mess in my room.
message
information that is left for or sent to someone else
I left a message on your answering machine.
messy
not clean or organized
It's so messy on your desk.
move
to change to a different position or place
Her shadow moves when she moves.
neighborhood
a district or area surrounding a particular place
He lives somewhere in the neighbourhood of the station.
newsletter
a written report that is issed periodically
Our company newsletter had the results of our first quarter earnings.
no matter what
regardless of
I will make sure get the job no matter what.
only child
a child who has no brothers or sisters
I’m an only child.
organized
having a formal organization to coordinate or carry out activities
Sunday night was the end of the organized opposition to the Martian attacks.
original
being the first or happening first
As there are many pirated DVDs, it's difficult to find an original one.
outdoors
outside of a building
The rain prevented them from eating outdoors.
painful
causing or feeling physical pain or hurt
It was a painful decision to break up with her.
party
a social event often with food and drinks and dancing
We should throw a party for Kenny.
perfect
being completely without faults or mistakes
Their team work is in perfect harmony.
pick up
to collect or gather
I will go and pick up some take-away.
point
the purpose of something
Hatherly asked him to get to the point and tell him what he wanted him to do.
pray
to speak to God in order to express thanks or request advice or help
The priest will pray to God.
relationship
a connection
The relationship between the consumer and the provider is very important.
review
the act of looking over events that happened in a particular period of time
It got terrible reviews, and there is a strange story about that.
ride a bike
to be carried in a bicycle
How old were you when you learned to ride a bike?
salad
(a dish of) mixed raw vegetables.
I had the shrimp salad last time.
scared
frightened
I'm scared of spiders.
school
a place or institution where people go to learn and be taught
What school does she go to?
seat
a place where a person can sit
There were not enough seats available, so some people stood.
serious
causing worry; dangerous
The doctor is worried I might have a serious disease.
signature
a person's name, written in a particular and unchanging way, such as on a check
My signature is very simple, anyone can copy it.
solution
a way to solve or deal with a problem
Did you think of a solution to your problem?
space
an area, especially one that is not crowded or full
He has always dreamed of going into space.
starve
to die from not having enough food
starving and desperate, Midas asked for his power to be removed.
submit
present (a proposal, application, or other document)
I have yet to submit my written report.
sushi
cold boiled rice moistened with rice vinegar, usually shaped into bite-size pieces and topped with raw seafood
Do you know the difference between Korean and Japanese sushi?
take care of
to look after
Their aunt took care of them when their parents died.
trip
a journey or visit to a place
We will take a trip to somewhere sunny during break.
try
to make an attempt
Do you want to try skiing this winter?
upcoming
happening soon
They each tried to see the school bulletin board because it had several announcements about upcoming events.
vacuum cleaner
a machine device that is usually used to clean the floor
Use the vacuum cleaner to clean the mess.
vice principal
assistant principal
The vice principal loves to help students learn a lot of things.
water
the clear liquid for drinking or cleaning
I drink eight glasses of water every day.
win the lottery
chosen as a winner in the gambling game(lottery)
Tom had a dream of winning the lottery.
accelerate
to move or act more quickly
The driver accelerated down the empty road.
addition
the process of uniting numbers into one sum
He created an iphone app that allows kids to practice doing addition and subtraction math problems.
amusement park
a place where people can go to enjoy games, rides, and other activities
We went to an amusement park last Saturday.
anytime
at any moment in time
You and your family are welcome in my home anytime.
anywhere
at or to any place
Put the box down anywhere.
apparently
as far as one knows
apparently assuming you will recognize her voice, she does not provide any verbal content which would help you identify her.
apply
to make an application or request
I will apply for the secretary position today.
autograph
signature of a famous person
Can you at least sign my autograph book?
break up
to end a relationship, marriage, etc
I think it is time for me to break up with my girlfriend.
bring
to have something and come with it to a place
Don't forget to bring your books with you.
calculate
to find a number by doing math
By 1856, British surveyors had calculated Everest’s height.
calculator
a small, simple computer used to make mathematical calculations
We were allowed to use a calculator during our math exam.
certainly
to be sure, no doubt
He didn’t know much but he certainly knew the name Alexander, the King of Greece.
check
to examine something to see if it is correct
check your answers again.
cheer up
to make someone feel happier or less worried
"She needs cheering up," said Mr. McBeastie.
cheer up
to make or be happier
Let me cheer you up with a little chocolate.
city hall
a government building where city officials work
city hall is close to here.
coke
a solid, dark material that is used for fuel
coke is a kind of pop. In Korea, it is called cola.
construction
the act of building something
Has construction begun on the new school?
dangerous
very unsafe and likely to be the cause of danger
Going into the city alone can be dangerous.
disappointed
feeling sad, unhappy or displeased
I was disappointed to hear that the party had been cancelled.
division
dividing one number by another
A season is also a division of the year!
done
past participle of "do"
What have I done to deserve such terrible treatment?
effect
the result of something
He is suffering from the effects of over-eating.
envy
to desire something that another person has
I envy you for finding such a beautiful girl.
examination
a test to determine a person's health or knowledge in a certain subject
She really wants to pass the examination.
exchange
give something and get something
Can I exchange this shirt?
far away
a long distance from here; not close
Bruce lives far away from me.
favorite
most preferred or liked
My favorite movie is horror movies.
feel sorry for
to have pity on
He felt sorry for his friend.
final
the very last
The final chapter of the book was touching.
firmly
in a strong or determined manner
The dog held firmly to the bone with his teeth.
flight
the act of traveling through the air
I watched the baby bird make his first flight.
free
not occupied; not busy
I am free tomorrow morning.
fruit
a part of a tree or a plant that contains seeds and is usually edible
Apples, strawberries, oranges, and bananas are fruit.
get better
to improve one's health; to recover from an illness
I hope she gets better soon.
get off
to get down from; to come out of
We should get off the subway at the next stop.
go through
to use a way of going somewhere
We went through Gwangju on our way to Yeosu.
grade
a mark or score in a school course of study
A good grade will boost the confidence of the student.
grip
the act of grasping
‘What’s happening?’ he wondered as he gripped the armrests.
handmade
made by hand
I like handmade greeting cards. They are so personal.
heal
to become healthy and well again after being damaged or hurt
This cut on my hand is taking a long time to heal.
healing
the act of regaining health
Floating schools and hospitals are actually large boats that contain everything necessary for teaching and healing.
hold
to have something in your hand, arms
The lady is holding a bottle of water.
hop
to make a small jump
Did you hop from place to place before?
in order to
to make it possible for something to happen
Lighting beetles light up in order to attract a mate.
life jacket
life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
If you go boating, make sure you wear a life jacket.
lifeguard
an attendant employed at a beach or pool to protect swimmers from accidents
One lifeguard saved on my life when I fell into the swimming pool.
limit
a restriction
We must put a limit on our spending.
look forward to
to expect; to hope for eagerly
We are all looking forward to our vacation this month.
lower
to reduce in amount
However, during a recession, the government may lower interest rates.
make a mistake
to do something in the wrong way or not the way intended
Explain well, because I don't want to make a mistake.
make up
to do something at a later time that is after the scheduled time
Can you make up a list of all the students who are not in attendance please?
medication
a substance that is given to a person to relieve pain or cure sickness
UNICEF has access to malaria medication that is shipped out all over the world.
millimeter
a length equal to 1/1000 of a meter
In fact, some deserts get only one millimeter of rain per year!
mind
the part of someone that makes him or her able to think about or feel things
I changed my mind because I didn't like the color.
multiplication
mathematical operation
Students have hard time solving multiplication problems.
needle
a small, thin instrument used for sewing
It is a giant tower in the shape of a needle.
nurse
a person who looks after sick or injured people in hospital
The nurse helps the sick woman.
option
choice
It looks like you only have two options to choose from.
order
to place a request for a product or food or drink
What did you order for dinner?
ostrich
a large African bird with showy plumage, which cannot fly but runs very fast
The Australian emu, looks similar to an ostrich.
Parents' Day
a holiday that celebrates parents
People should not work on Parents' Day.
pay attention to
be attentive to
It's very important to pay attention to what you're teacher is saying so that you understand everything.
period
any length of time
For a short period, we have two new gorillas on display.
positive
emphasizing the good parts
Children and adults also vow to make other positive changes to protect the environment.
post
to display in public view
I got the job by answering an add that was posted on their wedsite.
process
a set of actions that produce a particular result
There was total agreement to start the peace process as soon as possible.
racket
a device used for hitting a ball in sports like tennis
Oh, my tennis racket has a broken string!
rafting
riding and transporting on a raft
We will go rafting in the summer.
recommend
to advise or suggest something
The waiter recommended the sirloin steak.
recover
to regain strength or health
Oliver recovered in the care of Mr. Brownlow.
relax
to rest and do easy or fun things
While the baby is napping, the mother can relax.
replace
to put something in the place where it was before
Tomorrow I will try to replace my lost hat.
reservation
an agreement to keep something
We made a reservation at our favorite restaurant tonight.
ruler
a person who rules a country
He thought a son would be a better ruler.
sculpture
something shaped from a certain material
Henry’s favorite kind of art was sculpture.
subtraction
the process of finding the difference between numbers
He created an iphone app that allow kids to practice addition and subtraction.
take
to move someone or something from one place to another
Please take one paper and pass the rest on.
take off
to leave the ground and begin to fly
His plane took off at 3pm.
teacup
a cup in which tea is served
British people love to have tea in a teacup.
thoroughly
in a through manner
Scientists thoroughly misunderstood the causes of complex events.
tiny
very small
The tardigrade is a microscopic animal that looks like a tiny bear.
tool
something used to make work easier
She learned that chimpanzees make and use tools.
truly
sincerely
And the two of them truly did live happily ever after.
unbelievable
being very hard to believe and probably not true
The Yellowstone caldera was a real place with unbelievable strangeness and beauty.
undergo
to experience something, especially something negative
She had to undergo surgery to remove the tumors.
unfortunately
with no luck or with bad effects
unfortunately, I don't have my credit card with me or I'd buy lunch.
unfortunately
with no luck or with bad effects
unfortunately, I don't have my credit card with me or I'd buy lunch.
upset
disturbed or distressed
Is he very upset about failing his exam?
weatherman
a person who has the job of telling others about the weather
The weatherman said it might snow, but it only rained.
a couple of
a pair; two or more, but not many
a couple of people are still working here.
arrangement
the plans and preparations that are organized in advance in order to make something possible
Duke made all the arrangements.
article
a piece of writing
He had to find an article for a school project.
awesome
being so incredible as to make someone feel AWE
To build such a large church with no modern machinery was an awesome achievement.
be away
to not be home
I'm going to be away for the next week.
be good at
to do something well
My brother is good at using computers.
be made of
something that has been invented or created
Everything in an ice hotel is made of ice.
by oneself
with no one else
She did this homework by herself.
cafeteria
the place in a school where students eat
"Me too," Jenny said. "Let’s go eat!" She led Amanda to the cafeteria.
career
a way of making a living; a job
That will be a good career move.
caterer
a person who provide food
Let's force our caterer to serve us pork cutlet!
confidence
a feeling of certainty in one's own capacity to succeed
She gained a lot of confidence by performing in front of large groups.
cooperation
act of working with someone toward a common goal
The goal of kindergarten is to teach children cooperation.
cut off
detached by cutting or chopping
You need to cut off its legs to prevent it from running away.
decision
a choice made after giving consideration
I hope that she makes the best decision for her family.
definitely
absolutely; certainly
I will definitely be taking a refresher course next fall.
demand
a strong requirement
Without demand from the consumer, a provider cannot make money!
destination
the place to which someone or something is going
I think we've arrived at our destination at last.
dizzy
feeling in the head as if the world is spinning
When I stood up, I felt dizzy.
dormitory
a large building in a college or university with rooms that students live in
I think it will be exciting to live in a dormitory.
electronic device
piece of technology
He touched the electronic device to activate it.
exchange student
a student who studies in another country as part of a program
Her friend Emily was in the group, as was Tae, an exchange student from South Korea.
expect
to think of as likely to happen or come
He was four hours earlier than we had expected.
express
to show
The men who made the bell put words on it that express ideas of freedom.
extension
the process of extending
You want an extension on the deadline.
first of all
before anything else
first of all, can I ask you something?
fortunately
luckily; something you say when you are talking about agood thing that happened
fortunately, a lot of brain injuries heal over time.
from now on
starting now
from now on, I will drink tea and not coffee.
get off
to get down from; to come out of
We should get off the subway at the next stop.
get to
arrive
It took a long time for the light just to get to Earth.
go fishing
to go to catch fish
He was excited to go fishing with his son.
help out
to aid; to assist
Go help out that person with his work.
hometown
the place where one grew up
My hometown is far from here.
in advance
before a certain event or service begins
The festival tickets are cheaper if you buy them in advance. Let's go buy them now.
in good shape
appropriate level of fitness for a person of a certain age
He's in good shape for a man of his age.
in order to
to make it possible for something to happen
Lighting beetles light up in order to attract a mate.
inconvenience
a problem or trouble
When her car broke down, it was an inconvenience for her to get to work by public transportation.
inform
to give knowledge
So, some people have joined together to inform others and to decrease energy use.
institute
an organization having a particular factor
He works for a research institute.
international
involving, or done by, two or more nations
One direction is an international singer.
intersection
a place or area where two or more things cross each other
When you reach an intersection, is someone there to help you cross it?
invitation
a polite written or spoken offer for someone to attend an event
I received an invitation to join my co-workers for dinner.
Japanese
an inhabitant of Japan
The new student in our class is japanese.
laptop
a portable microcomputer small enough to rest on a person's lap
Laptops are very convenient because you can take them anywhere.
lead
to be in charge of a group
He lived in Neverland and led a group of orphans called, the Lost Boys.
leader
someone that leads others
The group captured the Mexican leader and made him a prisoner.
leather
the skin of an animal that has been chemically prepared
Her shoes and handbags are made from real leather.
leave
to go away and allow someone to remain
One night, the woodcutter’s wife told him to leave Hansel and Gretel in the woods to die.
leave for
to go or leave for certain thing
When will you leave for school?
loud
producing or causing a large amount of noise
The music is too loud.
loudly
while making a loud sound
He can't hear you if you don't speak loudly.
magazine
a publication issued regularly containing articles, stories etc by various writers
I enjoyed reading magazines about sports cars and the like.
marriage
a legal union between a man and a woman
It takes a lot of effort to have a strong marriage.
noise
a sound, particularly one that is loud, displeasing or frightening
They were making too much noise at the cafe.
observatory
a building specifically built for studying and watching the stars, skies, or weather
The space observatory can be found at the top of the mountain.
obviously
in a clear and understandable manner
obviously this won't work well.
pay attention
to focus in order to try to see or notice
pay attention to your teacher.
pocket money
cash for day-to-day spending on incidental expenses
I thought if I had more pocket money, I would be able to buy things like toys and candy.
position
the particular way in which someone or something is sitting or standing
In what position should I put the sofa?
public place
a social space that is generally accessible to people
We are not allowed to talk loud in public places.
quite
fairly; rather; to a certain extent
Traveling underground is quite common!
rather than
to a certain extent; somewhat
rather than offering the usual clown acts, they created performances in different way.
refresh
to make a person feel more energetic, strong, and less tired
The water is clean and refreshing.
reservation
an agreement to keep something
We made a reservation at our favorite restaurant tonight.
resident
a person who dwells in a place
residents of settlement houses eat, learn, and relax together.
resort
a building and the land where people go on vacation or to relax
It's a small town, but there are several resorts near it.
retirement
the act of stop working permanently
After his retirement, he was able to play a lot of golf.
run for
stand for election
The governor decided to run for a president.
scenery
background for a performance
One thing that really interested Stravinsky about ballets was the scenery in the background.
scholarship
money that is given to help pay the cost of school
To get a scholarship, she did study very hard last semester.
shoot
to send forth an object
Cupid caused people to fall in love by shooting them with arrows.
shot
a hit or a stroke
She didn't really mis-hit a golf shot.
skill
cleverness at doing something
Her job requires skill and an eye for detail.
souvenir
something bought to remember a place
I brought some souvenirs back from my trip to Japan to show my class.
stunning
outstandingly good
She looks absolutely stunning!
tend to
having a tendency to do something
He tends to act differently when he is drunk.
traffic light
one of a set of red, yellow, and green lights that controls the flow of traffic
The small town only had one traffic light at its main intersection.
tuition
the money a student pays to a college, university or private school
How much is the tuition at your university?
vacation
time off of work used for relaxation or travel
What are you doing for summer vacation?
Vietnamese noodles
a noodle with herbs and meat
Vietnamese noodles were long and thin, like spaghetti, but they tasted completely different.
well-known
famous; talked about
George Clooney is a well-known actor.
account
a place in a bank where money is put
Some people save money by placing it into a savings account.
allergic
when something makes someone sick
Some people are allergic to the poison.
allergy
a sensitivity to certain substances which causes some people to be sick
I have an allergy to animal hair.
attractive
pleasant and good- looking
He found the proposition attractive.
bakery
a place where baked foods, such as bread or cakes, are prepared or sold
We bought a cake at the bakery.
championship
a competition to find the best
She performed well at the prestigious tennis championship.
close to
near in time, place, relationship etc
My house is close to the park. I play there everyday.
collect
to get things from a place
The Carson River is a drainage basin that collects water from the area around it.
compete
to try to beat others in a contest, fight etc
We are competing against them in the next round.
complete
to make something whole or fill in what is missing
I bought a new stamp, and now my stamp collection is complete.
complete
to finish making or doing (something)
When Hercules grew up, he completed twelve great feats.
congratulations
speak to someone in order to congratulate them
I patted him on the back and said, 'congratulations!'
convince
to persuade
The show manager wanted to kill Pinocchio, but Pinocchio convinced the manager to let him go.
cooperation
act of working with someone toward a common goal
The goal of kindergarten is to teach children cooperation.
decide
to make up one's mind
Jack has not decided what college he is going to go to.
decorate
to make something more attractive
The flag was decorated with a grizzly bear and a red star.
develop
to make something new
Because so many storms happen during these times, scientists developed a system to keep track of them.
driver's test
an official test that is designed to test person's ability to drive
I'm taking my driver's test tomorrow.
embassy
the group of people who officially represent their country
The French embassy is near the German and American ones, just down the street.
end up
to finally become
How does the story end up?
entrance
the place where one enters
The entrance is blocked by snow.
fail
not to be successful
She failed the test. Zhuge Liang promised to kill himself if he failed.
familiar
generally known or seen
Using his telescopes, Galileo was the first to identify some of the heavenly bodies we are familiar with today.
farther
a greater distance
My house is farther from the school than yours.
fascinating
inspiring great interest or attraction
The tour offered a fascinating view of the city's history.
fee
the price to enter an organization or facility
The doctor's fee was cheap.
flatter
to say nice things about someone, even if they may not deserve it
They called him a lady’s man because he liked to flatter women.
flower
the part of a plant that is often colorful where fruit and seeds are produced
We put flowers on the table.
founder
someone who starts a new sport, club, business,etc.
Freerunning started when one of the founders of parkour decided that he wanted more freedom of
freeway
a highway that can be used without paying a toll
The freeway has a lot of traffic today.
French
the language spoken by people who live in France
It is difficult to learn french.
garden
a piece of ground with many plants
The plants in the garden are short.
gas station
a place where gasoline and oil is sold
I got my oil changed at the gas station on the corner.
genre
a category of artistic composition
I feel that your poems show considerable promise, despite your youth and lack of experience in this genre.
happen to
chance to do something without intention
If you happen to run into Mary, could you tell her to call me.
high school
a school that cimprises grades 9 to 12
She learned some American history in high school.
hold
to have something in your hand, arms
The lady is holding a bottle of water.
imagine
to think about something
imagine a ship on the ocean.
impressionist
an artist who uses IMPRESSIONISM in his or her work
There's some impressionist art I'd like to see.
in no time
before time has passed
Because Emma was only going to ask some students the questions, she would be finished in no time.
instructor
a person who teaches, usually as a job
The driving instructor told the student to stop the car.
introduce
to make (people) known by name to each other
Let me introduce you to my mother
look up
to search or find
look up the information at the library.
luggage
suitcases and bags
Did you remember to pack your luggage for the trip?
lyrics
the words that accompany a song
I love the meaning of those lyrics!
mail
to send a letter or package to someone using the mail
I frequently mail letters and packages to friends living abroad.
match
a contest or game
There were three thousand people at the boxing match.
meaningful
important in some way
The professor didn't really tell us anything meaningful about the final in today's study session. It was a waste of time.
miss
to fail to hit or obtain a desired result
I try to toss the ball into the basket, but I miss.
move around
to move about; to change the position of
The dog is always moving around.
park
an area of natural land used by the public
The friends went to a park.
pass
to give something to someone else
I passed the bottle to my friend Bob.
plant
a living thing that grows in the ground, usually has leaves or flowers
plants take in minerals through their roots.
pleased
happy; satisfied
She was pleased with the dress.
post office
an office where you can buy stamps and send mail
I’m going to the post office.
prefer
to like someone or something more than other things or people
She doesn’t like fish. She prefers meat.
pricey
expensive
The shops are selling pricey clothes.
put on
to apply a cosmetic to the face to improve one's looks
I put on my new socks.
reasonable
referring to a logical and right thing to do
He felt the price for the jacket was very reasonable so he purchased it.
regular
being normal, usual, or average
Most people live very regular lives.
research
the careful study of sources to discover information about a subject
I've done some research to find out the cheapest way of travelling there.
result
the product of things that happened before
The result was positive.
run out of
to use up one's supply of something
I ran out of time to finish the project.
score
the points scored in a sporting event
The score of the game was 2-2.
seed
a small object produced by a plant, from which another plant can grow
Even the largest trees begin as tiny seeds.
shovel
a long tool with a metal scoop on one side that is used for digging
Use the shovel to dig a deep hole.
sign up for
to register or join
My sister and I have signed up for swimming lessons afterschool.
snack
a small amount of food that is less than a meal
In some countries such as Thailand, people eat cockroaches as a snack.
soda
a sweet drink that has a certain FLAVOR and consists of a sweetener and water with BUBBLES in it
Let’s get soda and popcorn.
special
out of the ordinary; un-usual or exceptional
Is there any special flavored ice cream in this market?
specialist
a person who works in one specific area of a field or profession
The specialist told her that her eyes could get worse.
support
help
My grandmother wanted to go to school, but the harsh immigrant life pushed her to support her family.
take off
to leave the ground and begin to fly
The wheels need to hold the heavy airplane when it takes off and lands.
take part in
to be one of a group of people doing something, to take an active share in
He never took part in arguments.
try on
put on a garment in order to see whether it fits and looks nice
Do you want to try on the wedding dress in the picture?
two-story house
having two floors or levels
Her dream is to live in a two-story house.
upload
transferring dato from one computer to another
You can upload your picture after eating your food.
upset
a disturbed state
She was upset about her test score.
victory
a defeat of an enemy or rival
Our team has had two defeats and eight victories.
advice
an opinion about how to do something
My mom gives me advice when I have a problem.
affect
the way someone seems to feel
Mad cow disease can affect all kinds of cows.
aisle
a long narrow space between rows of seats
You should always keep the aisles of an airplane clear.
among
in the middle of something or SURROUNDED by something
I knew there was a thief among us at the dormitory.
anxious
feeling worried or distressed about something that might happen in the future
The sailor was pleased and anxious at the same time.
attend
to go to, especially as a student or audience member
Where did you attend high school?
available
being possible to use or obtain
Most breakfast foods are only available during the morning hours.
bankrupt
unable to pay debts
Sometimes, even very good businesses can go bankrupt if they have trouble with money.
brand
a group of products made by a specific producer
Jenny paid a lot of money for a t-shirt with a brand name on it.
card
a small square of stiff paper that has a specific value, is part of a pack of similar squares of paper, and used to play games
She picked up the cards.
career
a job that someone does for a long time
He spends too much time on his career.
clean up
to remove dirt, dust, and other impurities
Please clean up this table for us.
clerk
a person who is responsible for assisting customers at a store or guests at a hotel
Leslie takes the bracelets to a clerk.
completely
in every way and manner possible
It's difficult to focus completely on one task.
consider
judge something
You should consider it carefully.
convenience store
a small store
There is a new convenience store at the corner.
destroy
to damage something so that it cannot be repaired
You cannot destroy these stones, and you cannot destroy my love.
film
capturing a film as a series of moving images
I would recommend a course that films you while you are presenting and then gives a critique of your style.
footage
film or video of something
There is footage of the bank robbery from this afternoon on TV.
fridge
a refrigerator
I opened the fridge but nothing was in it!
glasses
two small pieces of specially made glass worn in front of the eyes to improve sight
Meg started wearing glasses when she was 8 years old.
go on a trip
take a short journey
They want to go on a trip with their children
hair salon
a beauty salon dealing with cosmetic treatments
Most girls go to hair salon to change their hair style.
hometown
the place where one grew up
My hometown is far from here.
in a hurry
having no time to wait
The students were in a hurry to get to class.
in charge of
controlling; responsible for
I am in charge of the work on this book.
in stock
stored and available, ready for use
We do not have your shoe size in stock.
ingredient
one of the food items used when making a meal or drink
The ingredients of success include hard work and focus.
insane
being mentally ill
He looks insane. "Are you insane?" cried the Police Inspector.
invitation
a polite written or spoken offer for someone to attend an event
I received an invitation to join my co-workers for dinner.
invitation
a polite written or spoken offer for someone to attend an event
I received an invitation to join my co-workers for dinner.
job fair
career fair for job seekers
Welcome to world job fair network.
legend
a story handed down from earlier times
They were mainly used to tell legends or to describe events.
light bulb
a glass bulb that provides light
LED lights use very little power, produce little heat, and last longer than other light bulbs.
look for
the act of looking or seeing
I came to a big city to look for work.
masterpiece
a piece of writing or music that is of very high quality or the best
Falling water is considered to be Frank Lloyd Wright's masterpiece.
mention
to refer to something briefly
He mentioned that he had a friend named Ernest.
messy
being dirty or unclean
Her desk was always messy.
nervous
rather afraid
She was nervous about travelling by air.
notify
to inform; to communicate specific information
You should notify me whenever there is a problem going on.
on sale
at a discounted price
Everything in the store is on sale today.
original
being the first or happening first
As there are many pirated DVDs, it's difficult to find an original one.
pamphlet
a small published work of information
A green pamphlet is distrubuted in universities for writing examinations.
popular
being liked or supported by a large number of people
Sharon is the most popular girl in school.
pricey
expensive
The shops are selling pricey clothes.
product
things that people use
Some large companies make many products that we use every day.
prohibit
(often passive, with "from") not to allow someone to do something
Schools prohibit smoking because it is bad for peoples’ health.
qualified
having the proper training and skills
Until you get your basic maintenance certification, I'm afraid you're not qualified for this position.
raise money
to work to earn money
I raise money for sick kids by selling cookies.
rate
the current price for something
The call rate in Korea is not cheap as I thought it would be.
realize
to understand or sense something
I didn’t realize it was four o’clock already. I have to hurry.
rectangular
having the shape of a RECTANGLE
We used rectangular bricks to build a sturdy wall.
rest
to stop working; avoid activities
We should rest for a bit before we continue our work.
retire
to stop working at a job, usually due to reaching a certain age
After 40 years, Dad is finally going to retire.
retired
having stopped work; no longer occupied with one's business or profession
The waiter brought the retired lawyer the menu.
rule
a general standard that guides one's actions
rules are there to make society more fair and safe.
run out of
to use up one's supply of something
I ran out of time to finish the project.
similar
being very much like someone or something else
My sister and I have similar faces.
souvenir
an item that a tourist buys in order to remember a place or trip
People also buy some local souvenirs from the boats.
specific
well defined and clearly stated
Some of us learned that specific emotions such as anger or crying are unacceptable.
strictly
restricted to something
Smoking is strictly prohibited.
successful
having the desired effect or result
Parker was a very rich and successful business.
suite
accommodation with more space than a typical room
The suites at the resort hotel were very expensive.
supervisor
someone who is watches, directs, and is in charge of a task, place, or person
You should raise your hand and wait for the supervisor to speak to you at the examination center.
swimming suit
a garment worn for swimming
We must wear swimming suit in swimming pool.
tiny
very small
A tiny wiring error in your computer's circuits can mean throwing the whole computer out.
toiletry
materials used in washing and taking care of one's body
She gathered her toiletries and packed her bag for her trip.
total
the number reached after adding or counting something
We have a total of 50 dollars between the three of us.
versus
in contrast to
Many struggles such as rich versus poor are fought under deeply held beliefs.
warehouse
a building in which goods are stored
The goods are stored in a huge warehouse.
water park
amusement park that features water play areas
We are planning to go to the water park when summer vacation starts.
wedding
a marriage ceremony
Zeus gave the couple a box as a wedding present.
wrap
to cover or enclose something with a thin material such as paper or cloth
Can you wrap this present for me?
accepted
generally approved or compelling recognition
File sharing is the accepted norm among much of today's youth.
airline
a company providing air transport of people and things
Which airline did you choose to fly with?
announce
to tell people about something officially
Mrs. Jung will announce the winners of the contest.
apparently
in a way that is easy to see or understand; in an obvious manner
He apparently had never read that book before.
apply
to make an application or request
They both applied for the same job.
assignment
a piece of homework
The assignment is due on Monday. If you hand it in late, you will be docked two points per day.
available
being possible to use or obtain
Most breakfast foods are only available during the morning hours.
barely
in a way that is difficult but still possible
Kristen barely made it to class on time.
be scared of
afraid of something
He is scared of cockroaches.
beef
meat made from the flesh of a cow
There is a lot of beef in this stew.
birthday cake
a baked cake for celebrating one's birthday
I stuck candles in the birthday cake.
blow out
to extinguish with a gust of air
She blows out candles.
booking
the purchase tickets to an event or for travel
Virgin Galantic already has many bookings.
break up
to end a relationship, marriage, etc
I think it is time for me to break up with my girlfriend.
bride
a woman on her wedding day, or just before or just after it
He introduced his new bride.
bridesmaid
a girl who helps the bride at her wedding
I'm going to Amy's wedding next year as her bridesmaid.
bulletin board
a board for posting notices
The teacher put a notice on the bulletin board.
calm down
cool it down
It was hard for me to calm down after seeing the awful car accident.
candle
a piece of wax with a wick used to give off light
One night, Psyche held a candle over Cupid’s face while he slept.
clown
a performer who dresses up in funny clothes and makes people laugh
The circus usually has at least one funny clown.
collect
to get things from a place
The Carson River is a drainage basin that collects water from the area around it.
current
of or belonging to the present
Do you have your current school ID?
decide
to make up one's mind
Jack has not decided what college he is going to go to.
decrease
becomes less in quantity, size, or intensity
We need to decrease the number of mistakes we make.
deficit
an amount of something that is less than what is actually needed
The deficit in the charity fund was caused by people paying their donations.
demand
a strong requirement
Without demand from the consumer, a provider cannot make money!
department store
a large store with varieties of products
I went to the department store.
due
expected according to timetable, promise etc
The bus is due to arrive in three minutes.
due to
because of (something)
Bangladesh is a country slowly losing land due to flooding.
effective
producing the wanted result
Scientists are still looking for an effective way to treat the common cold.
Eiffel Tower
one of the landmarks in France
She promised me to take a picture of the Eiffel Tower.
electronic device
piece of technology
He touched the electronic device to activate it.
engage in
to participate in
The organization engage in various activities.
examination
a test to determine a person's health or knowledge in a certain subject
She really wants to pass the examination.
expert
someone knowledgeable in his or her field
Some technology experts spend their work day developing new and exciting children’s apps.
familiar with
used to; knowledgeable about
I am familiar with many of the newer computer programs used today.
garbage
something thrown away
A final way to slow climate change is to put less garbage into landfills.
get back
to come or go again
How do I get back to the main highway from here?
gym
a building where people go to do physical exercise and get fit
My doctor recommended me to go to the gym more frequently.
hurt
to suffer or feel pain
Casey got hurt playing football.
inappropriate
not appropriate or suitable for a particular place or situation
Your behavior in church was inappropriate.
increase
to (cause to) grow in size, number etc
The number of children in this school has increased greatly in recent years.
Internet
global computer network
The internet allows me to do research much faster.
magnificent
splendid, brilliant
The Taj Mahal is a magnificent tomb that was built around 1648.
make it
to establish, prove
Susan can sing very well. I think she will make it as a singer.
makeup
substances that you put on parts of your face in order to make yourself look pretty
We need to see the genetic makeup of his DNA.
meal
the food taken at one time
She eats three meals a day.
misunderstanding
a confusion or mistake
She has a minsunderstanding about the date of the meeting.
notice
to observe; to become aware of something
I did not notice the color of her eyes because she was wearing glasses.
observatory
a building specifically built for studying and watching the stars, skies, or weather
The space observatory can be found at the top of the mountain.
obviously
in a clear and understandable manner
obviously this won't work well.
on a diet
to be eating less in order to lose weight or get healthy
Look at me! I’m far too fat, and I’m going on a diet.
on the way
in the process of going to a location
Let's eat lunch on the way to the resort.
order
to place a request for a product or food or drink
What did you order for dinner?
pick up
to lift up, to collect something or someone from a certain place
I pick up the phone.
prefer
to like someone or something more than other things or people
She doesn’t like fish. She prefers meat.
prescription
an official note written by a doctor that states what medicine a patient should receive
Many of the attendees wanted to know the prescription for success.
psychology
the study of people's minds and behaviors
Art therapy includes both psychology and art.
recommend
to advise or suggest something
The waiter recommended the sirloin steak.
recommendation
something you recommend or suggest
After they finished their project, Olivia wrote a report with a recommendation for the cafeteria.
regularly
at the usual time each day, week, or month
We regularly visit the gym.
remind
to cause or help someone to remember something he or she must do
Will you remind me later, please?
reservation
an agreement to keep something
I asked her to make a reservation for seven o’clock.
reservation
an agreement to keep something
I asked her to make a reservation for seven o’clock.
reserve
to book something at a particular time in the future
Can I reserve a table by the window?
resolve
to find an answer to a disagreement or problem
In addition to the water pump, UNICEF also provides villages with a "Water Pump Repair Kit" gift which can be used to resolve problems with the water pump.
rise
to become higher
As the fast moving water moves closer to the shore, the wave rises higher.
scenery
background for a performance
One thing that really interested Stravinsky about ballets was the scenery in the background.
search
to look carefully in order to find something or someone
He searches under the bed. The prince searched the land for the girl.
seat
a place where a person can sit
There were not enough seats available, so some people stood.
serve
to distribute food etc or supply goods
She served the soup to the guests
since
between a particular point in the past and the present time
since the rain this street has been flooded, we should look for another way to pass by.
slim
thin, in a way that is attractive
Douglass is a slim, tall young man.
stand up
to be in an upright position
ax can move now but he is very weak. He stand(s) up slowly, then he climbs out of the house.
stop by
to visit; to come over for a short time
stop by my house anytime to visit.
sunblock
a cream that you put on your skin to protect it completely from the harmful effects of the sun
You should put on some sunblock at least a half hour before you go out in the sun.
taco
a Mexican dish made up of tortilla and various mixtures
A taco is a food from Mexico. It’s very delicious!
take
to move someone or something from one place to another
Please take one paper and pass the rest on.
take out
to remove for use
Once you take out a book, don't put it back just anywhere.
tough
being difficult to complete or work with
Last night's homework assignment was very tough.
union
an act of uniting two or more things
For more information, please call the student union office at (343) 777-8338.
vegetable
a plant that is raised and eaten as food
Carrots, corns and potatoes are vegetables.
wage
the money that a person earns that is based on the hours, days, or weeks that they worked
We make a good wage at this job.
accept
to agree to receive or allow
Tobacco was valuable like gold and silver, and the "tobacco notes" were accepted there for most of the 18th century.
acceptable
considered good in a particular situation
Copying other students' work is not acceptable.
annual
happening once every year
Large companies publish annual reports for their stock holders.
apply
to make an application or request
They both applied for the same job.
assignment
a piece of homework
The assignment is due on Monday. If you hand it in late, you will be docked two points per day.
award
a prize etc awarded
The film awards were presented annually.
bankrupt
unable to pay debts
Sometimes, even very good businesses can go bankrupt if they have trouble with money.
be supposed to
something that one is required to do
You were supposed to meet me in two hours. You are late.
biology
the study of living things
In the biology class, students looked at leaves under a microscope.
book report
a written report describing a book that one has read
A child seemed to be very prepared to write a book report.
bowl
a round dish with tall sides, used to hold food or liquid
Tom ate four bowls of rice!
bumper car
electrical powered car with rubber bumpers
The bumper car is my favorite ride!
business trip
a visit made for work purposes
He’s going on a business trip to Peru.
by the way
a phrase indicating additional information
What did you say your name was, by the way?
car
a motor vehicle with four wheels that people can drive or ride in
My brother got a new car for his birthday.
charge
to ask for payment from a customer
However, the store can then charge interest on the item.
chopsticks
two sticks that are used for eating
Jun taught Sally how to use chopsticks to eat her food.
comfortable
feeling good in body or mind
She wears comfortable shoes so her feet don't hurt.
completely
in every way and manner possible
It's difficult to focus completely on one task.
confident
believing ones ability or talent
He is confident that he could do her job.
customer
a person who purchases goods or sevices
I am not satisfied with the customer service.
decrease
becomes less in quantity, size, or intensity
We need to decrease the number of mistakes we make.
dressing
a sauce for salad or food
The most amazing dish that I've eaten was the turkey dressing made my my mom.
drop by
to visit someone
I’ll drop by on my way home.
entry
a written record in a diary or list
Failure to comply with any of the above rules will disqualify the entry.
faculty
a group of teachers
Most members of the faculty spend a lot of time grading papers.
fill out
to write words in blanks on a piece of paper
Please fill out the form and give it to the clerk.
find out
to discover
Did you find out the secret?
form
a particular type or kind of something
Please fill out the application form before you enter this room.
furniture
items such as chairs, tables, beds, etc.
The new apartment is completely empty. We have to go shopping for furniture.
get used to
to become comefortable; to grow accustomed
She needs to get used to living with a lower budget from now on.
halfway
at the midpoint
Let's take a rest half-way to the store.
hesitate
to stop for a moment before saying or doing something
She hesitated when I asked her a personal question.
in advance
before a certain event or service begins
The festival tickets are cheaper if you buy them in advance. Let's go buy them now.
in charge of
controlling; responsible for
Who is in charge of this company?
installment
one of the portions which a debt is divided for payment
My last installment of the rent was paid in 2014.
insurance company
a company that pays the expenses if you have an accident
He works at an insurance company.
interview
a meeting at which one person or party answers the questions of another
It is difficult to get an interview with famous people.
invest
to put effort into reaching a goal
He invested a lot of time in his education.
keep in mind
to remember
keep in mind that there will be a pop quiz on this information sometime next week.
laundry
clothes that need to be washed or have just been washed
We couldn’t always do laundry because that cost money!
literature
books or other writing
Chopin enjoyed reading literature about his home country Poland.
look after
to take care of
Can you look after my pet when I'm gone?
look forward to
to expect; to hope for eagerly
We are all looking forward to our vacation this month.
meaningful
important in some way
The professor didn't really tell us anything meaningful about the final in today's study session. It was a waste of time.
member
a person who belongs to a group
All of the members wear the same clothing.
merry-go-round
a large, rotating machine with seats for children to ride or amusement
The world's largest merry-go-round is 24 meters wide and has 269 animals.
monthly
each month
They have a monthly meeting to discuss the company's sales.
nervous
rather afraid
She was nervous about travelling by air.
nursing home
a small private hospital or home, especially one for old people
The elderly at the nursing home have some protections, but not much.
order
to place a request for a product or food or drink
What did you order for dinner?
orphanage
a home for children without parents
Jerusha Abbot was a seventeen year-old American girl living in an orphanage.
pack
to put things in something in order to carry them
Jenna and her dad packed up the car with items to be recycled.
photographer
a person who takes photographs or works in photography
The photographer took a picture of the beautiful flower.
photography
the act of taking pictures with a camera
photography is his hobby, but his job is painting.
proud
feeling pleasure or satisfaction at one's achievements, possessions, connections etc
He was proud of his new house.
qualified
having the proper training and skills
Until you get your basic maintenance certification, I'm afraid you're not qualified for this position.
rank
to rate or class things
The newspaper ranked the best universities in the world.
ranking
a position on a scale to compare with others
My brother was a high ranking student leader in the school organization.
reasonable
referring to a logical and right thing to do
He felt the price for the jacket was very reasonable so he purchased it.
refill
to fill up again
He refilled her glass with milk.
regret
to feel sorry about something
You won’t regret it!
regret
to feel sorry about something
You won’t regret it!
rent
to grant the possession or enjoyment of property, machinery, etc.
I rented a studio downtown so I could focus on my sculpting.
rent
to give the use of something in return for payment
Sarah is looking to rent a house for the summer.
reputation
the opinion which people in general have about a person
She had a very bad reputation among her friends.
resume
a short document that lists work history and education
A person looking for a job might spend hoursworking on a resume.
reward
something given in exchange for good behavior or good work
If people honored Zeus, they would get rewards.
rewarding
providing positive results or feelings
The seminar seems to be a rewarding business opportunity.
ride
to sit on and be carried by a horse
He was great at riding horses and roping cattle.
right away
immediately
You have to finish your homework right away.
roller coaster
a track at a fairground that goes up and down very steep slopes
Roller coasters are one of the main attractions at most amusement parks.
scary
causing fright or fear
The movie we watched two days ago was really scary.
search for
looking for
You can easily search for information on the Internet.
show up
to make obvious
Only three people showed up for the meeting yesterday.
start
to begin something
The man starts to run.
submit
to agree
I have yet to submit my written report.
submit
to agree
I have yet to submit my written report.
suddenly
in an unexpected or extremely quick manner
We were walking in the woods when suddenly, a puma came out of nowhere.
take care of
to look after
The mother had to quit her job and take care of her son when he became disabled from the accident.
tip
small pieces of helpful information
He gave me some good tips on gardening.
tough
being difficult to complete or work with
Last night's homework assignment was very tough.
tremble
to shake slightly, but uncontrollably
The dog trembled when his owner took him to see a doctor.
underwear
any clothing worn next to the skin under other clothing
Does this store sell men's underwear?
used car
a pre-owned vehicle or a secondhand car
She had a car accident while driving a used car that she bought.
vote
to make a choice for an individual in an election
Common questions include how much a person earns, how many children live in the house, and how people vote.
yucky
unpleasant, distasteful
This soup is cold and yucky!
ache
to feel pain, usually one that is weak and constant
A broken bone can ache for months even after it is treated.
acquire
to get something
Because of his business sense, Bill Gates acquired billions of dollars as the leader of Microsoft.
across from
on the side (of something) that another thing is not on
The hospital is on Rainier Street, across from the bank.
actual
real
The actual examination will be held tomorrow morning.
ad
a public notice or advertisement
I saw a funny ad on TV last night.
ahead of
in front of
There is a river ahead of you.
along with
in company with or at the same time as
You should bring your sister along with you.
appointment
an agreement to meet someone at a specific time and place
My appointment is at 3:00 this afternoon.
at a time