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ELI Reading 3 Unit 2 Vocabulary

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afford
to have enough money to buy or pay for something
argue
to disagree with someone in words, often in an angry way
athlete
someone who competes in sports competitions, especially running, jumping, and throwing
award
something such as a prize or money given to someone to reward them for something they have done
doubt
to not trust or have confidence in someone
hero
a person who is admired very much for a particular skill or quality
improve
to make something better, or to become better
quit
to stop doing something, especially something that is bad or annoying
reach
to arrive at a place
salary
money that you receive as payment from the organization you work for, usually paid to you every month
treat
to try to cure an illness or injury by using drugs, hospital care, operations etc
advertising
the activity or business of advertising things on television, in newspapers etc (the verb's definition: "to tell the public about a product or service in order to persuade them to buy it")
attract
to make someone interested in something, or make them want to take part in something
contract
an official agreement between two or more people, stating what each will do
fan
someone who likes a particular sport or performing art very much, or who admires a famous person
focus
to give special attention to one particular person or thing, or to make people do this
investment
the use of money to get a profit or to make a business activity successful, or the money that is used
mind
to feel annoyed or upset about something
positive
expressing support, agreement, or approval
post
to put a message or computer document on the Internet so that other people can see it
stand out
to be much better than other similar people or things
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