Listening Jump-Book 3 (E)
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affect
to cause a change in or have an effect on something
The people were badly affected after the tornado ripped through their homes.
attempt
to make an effort to do something
He is going to attempt to do a flip off a high diving board.
chef
a person who prepares food
My dad is a great chef.
influenza
an illness caused by a virus that has many varieties or strains
My classmate has come down with a case of influenza.
mood
a state of mind, an emotion
He was in a bad mood after the party.
organic
food grown without synthetic chemical additives
I always buy organic food if I can.
purchase
to buy something
When you purchase something, make sure its something you need.
scheme
a secret plan, usually to commit some crime
The mafia is involved in many schemes to make money.
supper
the evening meal
What are we going to eat for supper?
symptom
a sign of an illness or problem
He didn't have any of the usual symptoms from the disease.
accompany
to associate with; to join with
The daughter often accompanied her mother to the meetings.
appropriately
suitably
We thought that she was not dressed appropriately.
banquet
a grand formal dinner
The king gave a great banquet in honor of his birthday and roasted ten pigs.
beak
the hard, horny part of a bird's mouth with which it gathers food
A duck has a round beak.
distracting
tending to cause one to lose focus
Could you please speak more quietly, the noise is very distracting.
feminine
having qualities traditionally ascribed to women
The gay man had many feminine traits about him.
gigantic
extremely large
An elephant is gigantic when compared to an ant.
neutral
being of a middle and unstriking position
She desires to remain neutral in the dispute.
swap
to trade or exchange
We swapped jerseys at the end of the soccer game.
wardrobe
a stock of clothes belonging to a person
I went out and bought a complete new summer wardrobe.
buck
a dollar
It costs a buck to take the bus.
client
a person who is receiving the benefits or services
The client paid for his benefits through the insurance company.
discriminate
to mistreat based on skin color, class, or a group a person belongs to
If you feel that you have been discriminated in any way, please let me know.
generate
to produce
We may have to close that branch because it does not generate enough sales.
handy
useful or convenient
A hammer and a screwdriver are two handy tools to have around a house.
quit
to stop or give up something
When something becomes difficult, you shouldn't quit.
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.
stupid
foolish; unintelligent
It was a stupid decision to let him go.
terrific
excellent, wonderful
I feel absolutely terrific today!
violent
using force to hurt or attack
Many families are torn by violent behavior.
author
writer; novelist
Bookstores organize their books by the name of the author.
awesome
inspiring extreme wonderment and awe
She was given an awesome task to complete.
cast
to submit a voting paper
Everyone has cast their vote, so we will know very soon who the next president will be.
contact
to communicate with someone, for example by telephone or letter
I’ve been trying to contact you all day.?
duo
two people
The duo have been singing together for many years.
librarian
a person, typically with a degree in library science, who administers or assists in a library
The librarian asked us to please be quiet.
literature
a piece of writing, such as a novel
Modern literature has a broad range of styles.
pride
a feeling of satisfaction because of an achievement
My brother takes a great deal of pride in his accomplishments.
somewhere
to refer to a place without saying exactly where you mean
I want to go somewhere for a couple of weeks, just to get away, but I can't decide where to go!
unlike
different from
unlike me, my sister did not go to college.
annoying
making someone feel slightly angry
She has some annoying eating habits.
blend
difficult to see from similar things around
A chameleon blends in with its surroundings, so it's hard to see.
capture
take into one's possession or control by force
We were captured by pirates.
console
game systems
Today's game consoles are much more powerful than the ones they made when I was a kid.
decorate
to fix up and add fresh color and ornaments to a room
I need to decorate my bedroom because it is looking old and dirty.
pace
a rate of movement
She ran at a steady pace.
redecorate
to fix up and add fresh color and ornaments to a room (again)
I need to redecorate the bathroom because the tiles are falling off.
stuff
things
I bought so much stuff when I was on vacation.
tan
a light brown color
I like your new tan-colored shoes.
whereas
while on the contrary
Olivia is tall whereas her sister is short.
ballot
a piece of paper used for the purpose of voting
The ballots had to be recounted after the national election.
certificate
an official document stating that particular facts are true
You will get a certificate showing that you finished this class.
discount
an amount of money that is taken off the usual cost of sth
The restaruant gave us a small discount because we were not happy with their service.
donate
to give away so as to help
I donated my old clothes to charity.
lyrics
the words to a song
I love those lyrics.
mayor
the head of city government
The young mayor got to work trying to improve the city.
poll
a survey
A recent poll showed that men under 25 save very little or none of their weekly salary.
recycle
to use again
I usually recycle glass and aluminium.
steer
to control the direction
Please steer the car carefully.
weird
odd; strange
That guy always says something weird at the most inappropriate time.
academic
somebody with a scholarly background or attitudes
I think academics are more important than sports.
accept
to agree to take something that is offered to you
Muslims accept that the Koran is the exact word of Allah.
application
the act of asking for something; request
I need to submit my job application this week.
cram
study intensively over a short period of time just before an examination.
I have to cram for my exam because I haven't read any of the study material the last couple of weeks.
loan
a sum of money borrowed at a rate of interest
She took out a loan from the bank to pay for her college education.
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.
resource
something we can use; something that helps us
Natural resources are always taken for granted.
tutor
to teach privately
I want to tutor more students, but I do not have the time.
vary
to show diversity
Temperatures across the US vary from each region.
volunteer
a person who offers to do something; a person who works without pay
The students volunteered to help out at the charity ball.
avid
enthusiastic
Her mother is an avid tennis player; she plays three hours every day.
bead
a small, usually round object of glass, wood, stone
Marlene wore a lovely necklaces of colorful beads.
dull
not interesting or exciting in any way
The lecture was so dull, the students just walked out of class.
fabulous
almost impossible to believe, incredible
Her new movie is absolutely fabulous!
genre
a category of literature
Stephen King is a master of the horror genre.
nutrition
the minerals, vitamins, and other nourishing substances that they contain
Vegetables are high in nutrition such as vitamins.
plot
the main story in a novel or play
The wardrobe and music was wonderful, but the plot in the movie was difficult to understand.
recipe
a set of instructions for cooking or preparing a particular food
Following this recipe is difficult.
sort
to arrange things into different groups or parts
I learned how to sort things in kindergarten.
workout
exercise
My workout will last for about an hour and a half.
afford
able to have or do
Some students can afford to eat out every day because their parents pay for their tuition.
bump
a lump
That road is full of bumps and holes.
bumpy
of uneven surface; full of bumps
The road was very bumpy so the car ride was uncomfortable.
fatal
causes death
Taking the wrong drugs can be fatal.
insurance
the promise of a sum of money in event of loss
The cost of health insurance is sky rocketing, making it unaffordable for most people.
literature
a piece of writing, such as a novel
Modern literature has a broad range of styles.
overcome
to conquer or defeat a problem
He had to overcome his fear of flying first before he could become a pilot.
pilot
somebody who flies plane
Our pilot told us to fasten our seat belts because we were about to land.
qualified
having the proper training and skills
Until you get your basic maintenance certification, I'm afraid you're not qualified for this position.
slippery
wet, smooth or oily so that it slides easily or causes something to slide
After the snow fall, the road was very slippery and made it difficult to drive.
greedy
having or showing an intense and selfish desire for something, esp. wealth or power
Human beings can be greedy sometimes for they are never satisfied.
ingredient
a component part, or constituent, of anything
Because she lacked several ingredients, the cake did not turn out very well.
intake
the amount of a thing that is taken in
Nutritionists recommend a daily intake of about seventy-five milligrams of Vitamin C.
lean
meat being reduced in fat
This steak is really lean.
overall
in general, considering everything
His overall grade in school was not bad, although he was not do well in science.
protein
a substance that is essential for growth and repair of body tissue
Meat is the major source of protein in most human diets, but nuts and beans can provide it as well.
slice
A slice of bread, meat, fruit, or other food is a thin piece that has been cut from a larger piece.
I like to put one slice of cheese in my sandwiches.
staple
main; principal
In order to remain healthy and in good shape, a staple diet of fruit, vegetables, and meat is required.
tender
being soft
This steak is really tender.
wheat
a crop used for making flour
A lot of people seem to be allergic to wheat.
beak
the hard, horny part of a bird's mouth with which it gathers food
A duck has a round beak.
blossom
the flower of a seed plant
The flower blossom was red and orange.
evolution
continuous modification
Cars have gone through tremendous evolution seeing that companies are constantly upgrading the design and engine.
explode
to burst into pieces
The barrel full of gun powder exploded as soon as the flames reached it.
fountain
a structure, often decorative, from which a jet or stream of water issues
I threw a coin into the fountain and made a wish.
grain
a cereal crop, especially wheat or corn, that has been harvested and is used for food or in trade
It is impossible to count every grain in bread.
peach
peaches are sweet, juicy fruit with fuzzy skin
My favorite kind of fruit is peaches.
pollen
a powder produced by the male part of a flower that causes the female part of other flowers to produce seeds
Honey bees collect a flower's pollen on its body.
tentacle
a long, flexible arm or leg on a squid or octopus
An octopus has eight tentacles that are lined with suckers.
tub
a tub to bathe in, especially one that is a permanent fixture in a bathroom
They found her lying in the tub.
appropriate
suitable; well-matching, fitting
Sandals are appropriate foot-wear for the beach.
awful
terrible; very bad
Mike thinks that his new haircut is really cool, but most people think he looks awful!
closet
space used for storing things
My sister has so many clothes in her closet.
complaint
an expression of dissatisfaction
If you are treated badly by staff in a shop or restaurant, it is normal to make a complaint to the manager.
distracting
tending to cause one to lose focus
Could you please speak more quietly, the noise is very distracting.
dye
add a color to or change the color of (something) by soaking it in a solution impregnated with a dye
She is going to dye her hair red.
neutral
being of a middle and unstriking position
Wearing neutral colors to an interview is a good idea.
outdated
no longer useful; out of fashion
Now that everyone has mp3 players, cassette tapes and even CDs are outdated.
swap
to trade or exchange
We swapped jerseys at the end of the soccer game.
wardrobe
a stock of clothes belonging to a person
I went out and bought a complete new summer wardrobe.
annual
once a year
I get an annual check-up at my doctor's office every January.
beverage
drinks
We ordered some beverages to go with our meal.
brochure
a piece of promotional material containing information
Look through this brochure to learn more about our company and policies.
explosion
a blowing apart with force
The gas leak in the building caused a big explosion.
gladiator
Roman warriors who fought to the death
There will be only one gladiator left standing in this contest.
gratitude
of being grateful
She showed her gratitude by baking him a cake.
landmark
something prominent that identifies location
The Eiffel Tower is a famous landmark in Paris.
scratch
to use the nails to relieve itching
She scratched her mosquito bites so often that they began to bleed.
spectator
a person who watches an event or performance
The spectators stood up throughout the entire soccer match.
tempting
being attractive and inticing
My manager made me a very tempting offer.
annoying
making someone feel slightly angry
She has some annoying eating habits.
bonus
something given or paid that is over and above what is due
We always get a Christmas bonus at my company.
conference
a formal meeting of a number of people for discussion or consultation
The Manga conference was exciting, and there were all kinds of classes on drawing.
corporate
related to a company
The hotel has corporate deals for businesses.
entrepreneur
a businessperson who develops a new business
The young entrepreneurs developed a system to help newcomers get settled into a new city.
jealous
feeling envy; envious
I'm so jealous of all the happy people and families.
long
to desire
She longs to be reunited with her husband who is a soldier serving in Iraq.
majority
more than half, but not all of something
The majority of the population voted for the new president.
permission
an approval to do something
The teenager had to ask for permission to use his parents' car.
stereotype
a fixed idea that people have about what someone or something is like, especially an idea that is wrong
Many Americans have the stereotype that all Asians are good in math.
accuse
to blame (someone) for a shortcoming or error
You shouldn't accuse someone of a crime if you don't have any proof.
ban
to forbid something officially or legally so that it cannot be done, used, seen, or read
The school decided to ban gum chewing.
enhance
to improve
In order to enhance his tennis game, he started doing some strengthening exercises.
forbidden
not allowed
Students are forbidden to have their cell phones on while they are in class.
infamous
famous because of something bad
The teacher was infamous for giving too much homework.
recruit
to persuade someone to work for a company or become a member of an organization
Public schools are recruiting new teachers.
revenue
the money that a business makes
The revenue from her income property was not sufficient to cover her expenses.
scholarship
money that is given to help pay the cost of school
To get a scholarship, she did study very hard last semester.
shame
a cause for feeling sad or disappointed
What a shame they couldn’t come.?
violation
an act of breaking a law
Speeding on the university campus is a violation.
cluster
a group or gathering of something
A cluster of antiques was found in the attic.
correspond
to conform to or to be in agreement with
The girl's cell phone bill seemed to correspond with her actual airtime usage.
cradle
a resting place, such as for a telephone handset, or a baby
You didn't set the handset back on the cradle properly, so it is no surprise we didn't get any calls!
dawn
the period in the day when light from the sun begins to appear in the sky
I was up by dawn to make it to the airport on time.
eliminate
to get rid of
She eliminated three of the possible answers.
evaluate
ascertain the value
We had to evaluate the damages from the car accident before we gave her the reimbursement check.
fragile
easily broken
The plates and glasses are fragile so please handle them with care.
insult
to say or do sth that offends sb
I have never been so insulted in my life!?
prone
likely to do or have something
When we don't get enough sleep, we are more prone to sudden outbursts of anger.
proposition
a proposal or suggestion
My boss made a proposition to the other company.
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