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vocab wks 1-2
Terms in this set (46)
a hard, usually shiny substance such as iron, gold, or steel:
The gate is made of _______.
a statement that something is true, even though it has not been proved:
Don't believe any health _______ that is printed on food labels.
to deliberately kill or injure someone using a gun:
Police will _______ a suspect if he pulls a gun on them.
something you have decided to do:
We don't have a _______ for this weekend.
a large area of land that is covered with trees:
Much of Scandinavia is covered in dense _______.
a group of people that are chosen to make rules, laws, or decisions, or to give advice:
The UN Security _______ works on international peace.
to obtain or achieve something you want or need:
He will _______ a doctorate in Chemical Engineering.
the physical or mental condition that someone or something is in:
When we bought the house, it was in a terrible _______.
something that you say or write that you know is untrue:
I told her a _______ about what I was doing.
a statement that you will definitely do or provide something or that something will definitely happen:
She made a _______ to visit them once a month.
to make a person or animal die:
Why did she _______ her husband?
an amount of money that you must pay to the government according to your income, property, goods, etc. and that is used to pay for public services:
He already pays 40% _______ on his income.
someone's family, education, previous work, etc.:
They told me everything there was to know about the child's family _______.
to say hello in a friendly way to someone who has just arrived:
I must be there to _______ my guests.
to go or come into a place:
Everything becomes silent when I _______ a room.
regular paid work you do for an employer:
I want to apply for a _______ with Qatar University.
to discover, see or get something you've been searching for:
I need to _______ my glasses.
a short statement that gives the main information about something:
Here is a _______ of the news.
the season between summer and winter:
I'm starting a new course in the _______.
something you hear or that can be heard:
I heard the _______ of a baby crying.
things that happened in the past, social, cultural, political events, etc.:
It was an important moment in _______.
to use money to buy something, to use your time in a particular way:
Mohammad likes to _______ a lot of money on cars.
written/spoken information that tells you how to do or use something:
Read the _______ on the back of the test carefully.
a public or private space with flowers, trees, grass, shrubs, etc.:
Let's have lunch in the _______.
a piece of writing that expresses emotions, feelings, experiences, etc.:
He wrote a _______ about the beauty of the countryside.
to go and spend time with someone, to go to a place that interests you:
When you go to London, you must _______ the Science Museum.
to change written or spoken words into another language:
Can you _______ this letter into English for me?
the thing that you like most/best:
I like all chocolates, but this one is my _______.
the thing that is measured in minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, etc.:
It takes a long _______ to learn a new language.
books, plays, poems etc. that people thing are examples of good writing:
He is studying English _______.
a space or area, e.g. a particular point on the surface of a room building,:
Put the book back in the right _______.
to phone/ring someone; to use a word or name to identify someone/something:
My sister wants to _______ the baby Abdulla.
a unit of measurement, e.g. temperature, latitude:
What _______ Celsius does water boil at? (100°C).
to like someone/something more than someone/something else:
I would _______ to stay at home.
three month periods - spring, summer, winter, autumn:
My favorite _______ is spring, not summer.
to drop down:
Be careful; don't _______ down the stairs.
to get pleasure from something:
I _______ playing football.
independent, able to do what you want:
After five years in prison, he was finally _______.
standard; traditionally used; pertaining to the past; relating to music that is considered to be important and serious and that has a value that continues for a long time:
I prefer pop music over _______ music.
time when you have nothing else to do:
Class is cancelled, so I have a lot of _______ this afternoon.
someone who is studying at a university, school, etc.:
Fatima is a History _______.
liked by a lot of people; well-known:
Football is a _______ sport in Britain.
to aid/assist someone; to make things easier for someone:
Please _______ me carry the box upstairs.
a set of things, names numbers, etc. written one below the other:
Let's make a _______ before going grocery shopping.
a subject that people talk or write about:
The _______ of the discussion was war.
to bring together things that are the same in some way:
My son wants to _______ stamps.