65 terms

Level 2 Core Vocab weeks 2-5, Real Reading 1 chapters 1-4


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block (v.)
to prevent anything moving through a space by being or placing something across it or in it
block (n.)
the distance along a city street from where one street crosses it to the next
commit (v.)
to say that someone will definitely do something or must do something
commitment (n.)
a promise to do something or to behave in a particular way
couple (n.)
two things or people of the same kind or in a romantic relationship
final (adj.)
last in a series of actions, events, parts of a story, etc.
purchase (v.)
to buy something
purchase (n.)
something you buy, or the act of buying it
admit (v.)
to agree unwillingly that something is true or that someone else is right
constant (adj.)
happening regularly or all the time
disturb (v.)
to interrupt someone so that they cannot continue what they are doing
minor (adj.)
small and not very important or serious, especially when compared with other things (≠ major)
situation (n.)
a combination of all the things that are happening and all the conditions that exist at a particular time in a particular place
attach (v.)
to connect one object or thing to another
community (n.)
the people who live or work in the same area, town, company etc.
secure (adj.)
safe from damage or attack; not going to change
shelter (n.)
a place to live
surround (v.)
to be all around someone or something on every side
definite (adj.)
clearly known, seen or stated
definitely (adv.)
without any doubt
inspect (v.)
to look at something carefully
inspection (n.)
an official visit to a place to check that nothing is wrong
item (n.)
a single thing, especially one thing in a list or group
possess (v.)
to have a thing or an ability
release (v.)
to let someone or something go free or to make something available
advantage (adj.)
a good or useful feature that something has
body (n.)
the physical structure of a person or animal
burn (v.)
if you __________ fat or calories, you use up energy stored in your body by being physically active
energy (n.)
the physical and mental strength that makes you able to do things
exercise (v.)
to do sports or physical activities in order to stay healthy and become stronger
land (n.)
the solid dry part of the Earth's surface
relaxed (adj.)
feeling calm, comfortable, and not worried or annoyed
safe (adj.)
not likely to cause any physical injury or harm
training (n.)
the process of teaching or being taught the skills for a particular job or activity
weigh (v.)
to have a particular weight (in kg or lbs)
flat (adj.)
smooth and level, without raised or hollow areas, and not sloping or curving
forward (adv.)
towards a place or position that is in front of you
kick (n.)
a movement of your foot or leg, usually to hit something with your foot
natural (adj.)
having a particular quality or skill without needing to be taught and without needing to try hard
power (n.)
the physical strength or effect of something
special (adj.)
not ordinary or usual, but different in some way and often better or more important
stretch (v.)
to straighten your arms, legs, or body to full length
surface (n.)
the top layer of an area of water or land
wave (n.)
a line of raised water that moves across the surface of the sea
win (v.)
to be the best or most successful in a competition, game, election etc
behavior (n.)
the way that someone or something acts in different situations
characteristic (n.)
a quality or feature of something or someone that is typical of them and easy to recognize
clever (adj.)
able to use your intelligence to get what you want, especially in a slightly dishonest way
grass (n.)
a very common plant with thin leaves that covers the ground in fields and gardens and is often eaten by animals
lie (v.)
to deliberately tell someone something that is not true
meal (n.)
an occasion when you eat food, for example breakfast or dinner, or the food that you eat on that occasion
punish (v.)
to make someone suffer because they have done something wrong or broken the law
share (v.)
to have or use something with other people
the same (phr.)
if two people, things, events etc are __________, they are exactly like each other
trick (n.)
something you do in order to deceive someone
apologize (v.)
to tell someone that you are sorry that you have done something wrong
ashamed (adj.)
feeling very sorry and embarrassed because of something you have done
as soon as (phr.)
immediately after something happens, without delay
bottom (n.)
the flat surface on the lowest side of an object
covered (adj.)
having a layer of something on top
dirty (adj.)
covered in or marked by an unwanted substance; unclean
follow (v.)
to go, walk, drive etc behind or after someone else
pocket (n.)
a type of small bag in or on a coat, trousers etc that you can put money, keys etc in
remove (v.)
to take off a piece of clothing
shoulder (n.)
one of the two parts of the body at each side of the neck where the arm is connected

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