Listening Jump-Book 2 (E)
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better
in a better or more excellent manner or more advantageously or attractively or to a greater degree etc
I felt better after I had a good nights sleep.
convince
to move by argument or evidence to belief or agreement
By offering his house as collateral, the aspiring restaurant owner convinced the bank to grant him a loan.
feet
the part of the body at the end of the leg upon which people walk
My dancing instructor tells me I have two left feet.
layer
a thickness of some material laid on or spread over a surface
There was a thin layer of snow on the ground when I woke up in the morning.
opinion
a thought or belief about something or someone
He held the opinion that the economy would improve significantly next year.
probably
used for saying that you think that something is likely
Tom probably will go to the party tomorrow.
pyramid
a large structure with a square base and triangular sides which meet at the top
Many people go to Egypt to see the pyramids.
seafood
edible sea creatures such as crab and lobster
My cousin likes to eat seafood.
through
entering from one direction and exiting on the other
We have to walk through the park to go home.
vegetable
plant, especially one made for food
vegetable soup is actually very delicious.
basically
at the simplest point
A person with fair skin should basically avoid too much exposure to the sun Too much sunlight could be quite harmful to them
calendar
a table showing the months, weeks, and days
I checked the calendar, but I was busy the day of the big party.
digest
to break down food in the stomach
I am having a hard time digesting my food.
embarrassing
causing to feel shame
Tripping as I walked across the stage to receive my diploma was painfully embarrassing.
fluffy
soft and woolly or furry
The balls of cotton were all white and fluffy.
island
a piece of land surrounded by water
Which island in Hawaii are you going to?
miss
not taking a chance
I missed seeing the movie when it was out.
saint
a title bestowed upon a person (by a church) who has gained special recognition
saint George and the Dragon was a famous legend.
sharp
having an edge or point that is able to cut or pierce something
You will need a sharper knife to cut this meat.
surroundings
the area and objects directly around something
An animal brought up in its natural habitat is always aware of its surroundings.
average
common; normal
Many people think that the Sydney Opera House is special, however when I saw it, I thought it was average.
decision
a choice about something
Have the judges come to a decision yet?
extra
more than what is usual
I have an extra blanket if you need one.
grass
green plant grown for lawns
She walked barefoot on the grass.
instead
in place of something else
We decided to take a walk in the park instead of watching a movie.
million
1 000 000
If I had a million dollars, I will buy 100 puppies!
professional
engaged in one of the learned professions
Doctors, lawyers and engineers are all professional careers.
suit
a set of garments
Most men will wear a dark-colored suit to a wedding.
sunshine
the presence of sunlight
There are not many hours of sunshine in places such as England during the winter months.
unacceptable
too bad to be accepted, approved or allowed to continue
Your behavior today was unacceptable.
cooking
the act of preparing food for eating
cooking is food which has been cooked.
distance
the space between two points
The distance from the Earth to the Sun is millions of kilometers.
electric
pertaining to, derived from, produced by, or involving electricity
The room was a bit chilly so I plugged in the electric heater.
fresh
being new
There are a lot of fresh music bands entering the charts these days.
mile
a unit of measurement of distance
I could run a mile in under four minutes when I was younger, but now it takes me about ten minutes.
participate
take part in something
We have to all participate in the school’s homecoming rally.
recharge
to restore energy to, to put energy back in
I forgot to plug in my phone to recharge it, so now the battery is dead.
social
being disposed to mixing with other people
I am not a very social person.
technology
the use of science to improve our knowledge of machines and everyday life
A major breakthrough in technology was the innovation of solid state circuits, which largely replaced vacuum tubes in early computers.
track
a song or audio unit on a CD, video or cassette tape
I liked the first track better than the second one.
beneath
underneath
I found so much junk beneath my son's bed.
dorm
a building where students live
I think it will be exciting to live in a dorm.
furniture
items such as chairs, tables, beds, etc.
The new apartment is completely empty. We have to go shopping for furniture.
gorgeous
very beautiful or pleasant
Briana's necklace was absolutely gorgeous.
liberty
freedom
Many countries have fought wars over liberty.
overwhelmed
to be deeply affected mentally or emotionally
The soldier was overwhelmed with happiness upon returning home from the war and seeing his baby for the first time.
private
for or belonging to one person or group; not for public use
The apartment building included a private elevator for the residents in the penthosue.
rent
to grant the possession or enjoyment of property, machinery, etc.
I rented a studio downtown so I could focus on my sculpting.
shift
a change
There was a shift in the weather patterns as fall approached.
statue
a sculpture representing a human or animal
There was a statue of the country's liberator in the town plaza.
calorie
a unit of measurement of the energy derived from food
I am trying to lose some weight, so I am limiting the number of calories that I take in.
chunk
a large piece of something
A chunk of metal was ripped from his car in the accident.
creepy
having or causing a creeping or dreadful feeling
The strange looking man was giving me creepy looks.
definitely
absolutely; certainly
I definitely do not want to work on a maggot farm.
device
a tool or implement
No one knew how to work the device because there was no switch to turn it off or on.
phrase
a small group of words that forms part of a sentence
Sometimes, looking for phrases within sentences is difficult.
purchase
the act of buying
I need to get some money because later I am going to the shopping center to make some purchases.
secure
safe
The secure room was filled with supplies.
sensor
a device that detects physical stimuli
When they exited the store, they triggered a sensor that sounded an alarm.
workout
exercise
My workout will last for about an hour and a half.
activity
a situation in which a lot of things are happening or being done
My favorite activity is riding my bike.
assess
to estimate the value of
They are going to hire a professional to assess the value of their home.
biology
the scientific study of the natural processes of living things
biology helps us to learn more about the living things around us.
bummer
an irritation or annoyance
That the trip was cancelled because of the weather was a total bummer.
calculus
estimation or computation
One problem with pleasure calculus is that it is dificult to measure pleasure.
elective
a course that students get to choose; not required
I took film appreciation as one of my electives this semester.
experiment
to test or try an idea
A children's volcano experiment requires using a baking soda, vinegar, and lots of mud.
factor
something that has a big influence on something else
When choosing a job, there are many factors to consider, such as salary and location.
length
the distance from end to end
The length of an American football field is 100 yards or 91.44 meters.
unless
except under the circumstances
You can't get a job unless you've got experience.
arena
a place where sports, performances, and other kinds of entertainment are watched
The sports arena was very large and could hold 5,000 people.
fine
a monetary punishment
Jane was given a fine for speeding.
legally
with permission by law
I cannot legally work in this country because I only have a student visa.
lyrics
the words that accompany a song
I love the meaning of those lyrics!
prison
a building used to confine criminals
prison is not a place where most people want to go.
punishment
negative treatment received for doing something wrong
The punishment for turning in a late assignment was a zero in the gradebook.
severe
serious, austere
Watch out for severe thunderstorm.
strict
expecting rules to be followed
The mother gave her son strict orders to be home by midnight.
tune
a piece of music or melody
He whistled a funny tune all the way to school.
vary
to show diversity
Temperatures across the US vary from each region.
admit
to say one did
Many people want the president to admit that some of his policies were mistakes.
aim
a result that your plans or actions are intended to achieve
Our short term aims are to get out of debt and purchase a house.
ambitious
large and complex
The love-struck man ambitiously sought out the love of his woman.
bacteria
tiny living organisms that can sometimes make you sick
There is bacteria everywhere, even if you have just cleaned it.
cloth
a fabric often used for cleaning
I cleaned the microwave with the pink cloth.
court
a place where people appear before a judge
The defendant was led into court to appear before the judge for sentencing.
dentist
a person whose job it is to take care of and repair teeth.
Dr. Gould has been our family dentist for over 25 years.
dining
the act of formal eating
I often go dining out with my best friend.
gymnasium
a building or room designed for playing sports
They’re in the gymnasium for basketball practice.
sample
a small amount of something that shows what the whole is like
The researcher collected several samples of drinking water in the area.
consist
to be made up or composed
A healthy diet consists exercise as well as good food.
deadline
the latest time or date by which something should be completed
When is the deadline for the paper?
disgusting
arousing revulsion or strong indignation
The smell of the fish was disgusting.
grill
to cook something by direct heat, especially under a very hot surface
Dad grilled the steaks just right.
lobster
hard-shelled sea crustacean
We caught some lobsters and crabs from our fishing expedition.
miracle
very surprising and unexpected event
When she regained her sight after 15 years of blindness, it was seen as a miracle.
shrimp
Small animals that live in the water that you can also eat.
I like to put shrimp on my pizza.
skip
omit something
It's best not to skip classes.
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?
typical
normal; standard
He looked like a typical tourist with his camera and baseball cap.
candle
a candle is a stick of wax with a wick that can burn
We had to light candles when the power went out.
coral
a tiny ocean animal that lives in colonies. Some corals leave a hard, stony skeleton when they die
Some coral in the ocean is being ruined from pollution.
flashlight
a torch
Sue rushed to grab her flashlight when there was a sudden blackout.
ivy
a type of climbing plant
My house is covered with ivy.
mammals
a warm-blooded animal
Female mammals feed their milk to the young.
marine
relating to the sea
The ocean and everything in it fascinated her; she ultimately decided to become a marine biologist.
oxygen
a gas without taste, color, or smell which helps form the air we breathe
Humans need oxygen in order to breathe.
polar
being one of the two regions at the opposite points of Earth
I read about a polar explorer who faked reaching the North Pole.
thunder
loud noise that you hear from the sky after a flash of lightning, especially during a storm
thunder rolled loudly across the plain and frightened people and animals.
whale
a very large animal that lives in the sea
The blue whale is the largest animal to have ever existed.
browse
to casually look around
Mila was browsing around the store when she spotted something she liked.
bulky
inconveniently large
My old printer was quite bulky but my new one is much smaller.
casual
relaxed and without strong feelings, comfortable
The office where I work at has a very casual atmosphere.
celebrity
a famous person
celebrities don't have a lot of private life.
comb
run comb through hair
I cannot get a comb through my hair because it's a mess.
fabulous
almost impossible to believe, incredible
Her new movie is absolutely fabulous!
flaw
an imperfection; a weakness
The best diamonds are the ones without a single flaw.
sloppy
not clean or orderly
The sloppy room would take all day to clean and rearrange.
sneakers
a type of light comfortable shoe that is suitable for playing sports
Their son was so active that he wore out his sneakers every month.
vertical
at a right angle to the ground or a horizontal line
The pole vaulter cleared a vertical distance of fifteen feet ten inches.
blossom
the flower of a seed plant
The flower blossom was red and orange.
bride
a woman on her wedding day, or just before or just after it
He introduced his new bride.
bundle
a pile of objects, usually in reference to clothes, papers, sticks
We can use this bundle of papers to make a fire.
fond
being appreciated for positive qualities
I have fond memories of our trip to Russia.
guarantee
a promise or assurance of something, usually in writing
My new stove has a money-back guarantee if I'm not satisfied.
parade
a large number of people walking or in vehicles, all going in the same direction, usually as a part of a public celebration
We stood by the curb and watched the parade go by.
prom
a formal dance usually held in high school
I have some great memories of my senior prom.
reception
a formal social occasion to welcome someone or celebrate something
In the US, it is common for there to be a reception after a wedding.
smash
to break into pieces violently and noisily
The pitcher threw an easy one and the batter smashed the ball into the upper deck.
veil
a fabric that is used to cover the face
Wearing a veil is a common custom in Islamic cultures.
applicant
a person who applies for or requests something
There are two applicants waiting to be interviewed for the job.
cafeteria
a room where people can buy food and eat meals
Meetings are sometimes held in the cafeteria after lunch hours.
eliminate
to get rid of
She eliminated three of the possible answers.
genius
a person of extreme intelligence
Susan was regarded as a genius by her peers.
polish
to wipe a surface so it is shining
I spent all afternoon polishing the windows, and now it is raining!
resume
work history
You just need to submit your resume and a cover letter for the position.
strategy
a careful plan or method
His strategy was to start studying for the test several days early.
stupid
foolish; unintelligent
It was a stupid decision to let him go.
tray
a flat object used for carrying items
I put the coffee cups onto a tray and took them into the meeting room.
tutor
to teach privately
I want to tutor more students, but I do not have the time.
amateur
somebody with limited skill in, or knowledge of, an activity
I am only an amateur painter.
assistant
someone who helps someone else to do a job
Barry is a competent assistant to Roy.
bronze
an alloy consisting of copper and tin
The sculpture was cast in bronze.
cancel
to say that something that has been arranged will not now happen
The party was cancelled due to the bad weather.
chore
a routine task, esp. a household one
Mowing the lawn is my brother's chore, and cleaning the windows is mine.
lecture
a talk about a subject given to a group or class
Sometimes it is hard to stay awake during long lectures.
referee
a judge for a sport
Being a referee is a good way to participate in a sport that you like.
reversed
opposite or contrary in position, order, or character
Jenna can say the alphabet in reversed sequence.
stadium
a large arena usually used for sporting events
The stadium was packed with specators for the big game.
weird
odd; strange
That guy always says something weird at the most inappropriate time.
acceptable
considered good in a particular situation
His latest offer for the house was acceptable.
charge
to ask get someone to pay for something
The high hourly amount lawyers charge for their services should be considered criminal.
dot
a very small round mark
Some paintings are painted only with dots. But you need to go close to see it.
fantastic
extremely good
Harry's new flatscreen TV is fantastic!
occupy
to fill; to be present somewhere
All of the seats on the subway were occupied by people.
option
a choice
She had no other option but to get a divorce.
registration
the process of officially becoming part of a class or group
registration for summer courses begins Monday morning.
rumor
talk that comes from what other people say and not from true information or personal knowledge
Rumors of the affair destroyed the children's lives.
sort
a particular kind, species, or group destinguished by a common character
What sort of car are you looking to buy?
type
to press down upon keyboard keys
I can't type very well, so it takes me a long time to write an email.
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