to be able to buy or do something because you have enough money or time:
Few people are able to ______ cars like that.
a piece of equipment that makes a ringing sound, used as a signal or to get someone's attention:
I stood at the front door and rang the ______ several times
a device which releases drops of water through a lot of very small holes and which you stand under to wash your whole body:
The ______ is broken - you'll have to have a bath.
working or operating quickly and effectively in an organized way:
The city's transport system is one of the most _____ in Europe.
If a surface such as paper or skin is rough, it does not feel smooth when you touch it:
My hands get very _____ in the cold.
to choose someone officially for a job or responsibility:
We will _____ three new teachers this year.
a thin pointed piece of metal with a flat top, which you hit into a surface with a hammer, for example to join things together or to hang something on:
Hammer a _____ into the wall and we'll hang the mirror from it.
a piece of a solid substance, usually with no particular shape:
Melt a ______ of butter in your frying-pan.
existing since the beginning, or being the earliest form of something:
The ______ plan was to fly out to New York.
not soft but not completely hard:
These pears are still too ______ to eat.
to give a loud shout of approval or encouragement:
Everyone will ______ when the winners received their medals.
a box-shaped container without a top which is part of a piece of furniture. It slides in and out to open and close and is used for keeping things in:
I keep my socks in the bottom _______.
a building where criminals are forced to live as a punishment:
He's spent a lot of time in _______.
a thick piece of wood from a tree:
a roaring ______fire
a device that changes electricity or fuel into movement and makes a machine work:
Our washing machine needs a new ______.
the covering that forms the top of a building, vehicle, etc:
Put the luggage on the ______ of the car.
to keep something for a particular purpose or time:
Please ______ these seats for the elderly and women with babies.
to fasten something with a key, or be fastened with a key:
Don't forget to ______ the door when you go out.
not feeling well, or suffering from a disease:
I felt ______ so I went home.
completely or in total:
That'll be £52.50 ________, please.
a flat surface in a cinema, on a television or a computer system on which pictures or words are shown:
Our television has a 9-inch _______.
when someone says that something is wrong or not satisfactory:
We've had _______ that you've been playing your radio too loud.
having or showing the ability to make good judgments, based on a deep understanding and experience of life:
I think it would be ______ to wait and see how much money you've got left before you make any decisions.
something that is given to someone who is successful in a competition, race, game of chance etc:
In this month's competition you could win a _____ worth £3000.
a large amount of a substance which does not have a definite or regular shape:
a huge ______ of data
only for one person or group and not for everyone; personal:
She has a small office which is used for ______ discussions.
a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin:
A ______ of sunshine shone through a gap in the clouds.
in the future
Problems may lie ______.
to start to be something:
The weather has ________ warmer.
a long straight passage dug in the ground and filled with water for boats and ships to travel along:
the Suez _______
a period of one hundred years
It happened a ______ ago
the result of figuring something out with math
After a little ______, I realized we don't have enough money to buy that car. We'll have to buy a cheaper one.
something that is touching something else
"I'm so glad I have _______lenses. At first I was afraid of putting them in my eyes, but now I don't mind it. They look nicer than glasses, too.
to fix something
Let me ______ these mistakes in your paper for you. You know the teacher won't like it if you turn it in like this.
connected with illness and injury and their treatment:
to remove someone from their job or something from its place, and put a new person or thing there
You must ______ two of the tires on your car.
a message or information
She gave me a _______ that she was ready to go home.
a hard solid mineral substance that is found in the ground, often used for building:
The floors are made of _________.
the way you use to enter a building or reach a place:
We're trying to improve _______ for disabled visitors.
to talk about something with another person or a group in order to exchange ideas or decide something:
If you would like to _______ the matter further, please call me.
to grow or move into a larger area:
Doha's population will continue to _______ rapidly.
if a statement, number, report etc refers to someone or something, it is about that person or thing
The numbers ______ to our sales in Europe.
the order that something happens in, as in, Number them in sequence, 1,2,3 etc.:
Number them in _______, 1,2,3, etc.
a special way of doing something:
We used a special ___________ to solve the problem.