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Bedtime Stories | Melissa McCarthy reads Tropical Terry | CBeebies

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beautiful

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US / 'bju:tɪfl /

UK / ˈbjutəfəl /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Having dome something well
  • Being very attractive or appealing physically

popular

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US / ˈpɒpjələ(r) /

UK / ˈpɑ:pjələ(r) /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Liked or enjoyed by many people

shiny

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US / ˈʃaɪni /

UK / ˈʃaɪni /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Reflecting a lot of light; bright and smooth
  • Bright because of producing light

slither

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US / ˈslɪðə(r) /

UK / ˈslɪðɚ /

C1
  • verb
  • To slide down or along a surface from side to side

story

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US / 'stɔ:rɪ /

UK / ˈstɔri, ˈstori /

A1
  • noun
  • One of many floors or levels in a building
  • Account or description of how something happened

taste

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US / teɪst /

UK / test /

A2
  • noun
  • (Good) sense of style in clothes, art, or manners
  • Flavor in your mouth from food or drink
  • A liking for something; preference
  • Brief experience of something
  • verb
  • To experience something
  • To experience the flavor of food, drink
  • To briefly experience to see if you like something

true

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US / tru: /

UK / tru: /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Agreeing with the facts; not false; real or actual

here

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US / hɪə(r) /

UK / hɪr /

A1
  • adverb
  • In this place; at this location, position or time

new

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US / nju: /

UK / nu, nju /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Not old, recently born, built or made
  • Being or doing something for the first time
  • Not felt, seen or known previously
  • Having been recently bought or obtained

shimmer

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US / 'ʃɪmə(r) /

UK / ˈʃɪmɚ /

B2
  • verb
  • To shine with a subdued flickering light

quick

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US / kwɪk /

UK / kwɪk /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Using very little time; moving far in little time
  • Learning and understanding rapidly and easily

stupid

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US / ˈstju:pɪd /

UK / ˈstu:pɪd /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Not intelligent; lacking ability to learn easily

sparkle

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US / ˈspɑ:kl /

UK / ˈspɑ:rkl /

B1
  • noun
  • Shiny brief bits of light energy
  • verb
  • To shine with a lot of very small points of light

swim

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US / swɪm /

UK / swɪm /

A1
  • noun
  • Act of swimming in a pool or ocean
  • verb
  • To move through water by moving parts of the body

try

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US / traɪ /

UK / traɪ /

A1
  • noun
  • Act of putting the ball over the rugby goal line
  • verb
  • To make an effort, to attempt to do something
  • To examine someone or something in a court of law
  • To test to see if it is good or you like it
  • To make a person go through hardship; test
  • To examine something to see if it works

bed

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US / bed /

UK / bɛd /

A1
  • noun
  • Flat bottom surface of a lake, ocean etc.
  • A piece of furniture that people sleep on
  • An area on which other things are put
  • Area of ground to grow vegetables or flowers
  • verb
  • To have sex with someone
  • To plant, fix, or attach something firmly to

bedtime

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US / ˈbedtaɪm /

UK / ˈbɛdˌtaɪm /

C1
  • noun
  • Time you go to bed

matter

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US / 'mætə(r) /

UK / ˈmætɚ /

A1
  • noun
  • Material all things are made of that fills space
  • Problem or reason for concern
  • verb
  • To be of great importance; to count

underwater

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US / ˌʌndəˈwɔ:tə(r) /

UK / ˈʌndɚˌwɔtɚ, -ˌwɑtɚ /

C2
  • adjecitve
  • (Moving or existing) beneath the surface of water

seaweed

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US / ˈsi:wi:d /

UK / ˈsiˌwid /

B2
  • noun
  • Plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae

too

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US / tu: /

UK / tu /

A1
  • adverb
  • In addition, also; with emphasis
  • Say that something is more than you want

day

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US / deɪ /

UK / de /

A1
  • noun
  • A period of 24 hours beginning at midnight
  • The period of time when it is light outside
  • Person's name

peep

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US / pi:p /

UK / pip /

B2
  • noun
  • Word or sound (used in the negative, etc.)
  • verb
  • To look at secretly or when you shouldn't

after

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US / 'ɑ:ftə(r) /

UK / ˈæftɚ /

A1
  • adverb
  • Later than another time, or behind something
  • conjunction
  • Following something before
  • preposition
  • When an event happened or time has passed

guess

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US / ɡes /

UK / ɡɛs /

A1
  • noun
  • Answer given when you don't know if it is correct
  • verb
  • To give an answer without knowing if it is correct

many

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US / 'menɪ /

UK / ˈmɛni /

A1
  • determiner
  • Used to refer a large number of things

sand

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US / sænd /

UK / sænd /

A2
  • noun
  • Area composed of tiny pieces of rock near an ocean
  • Small pieces of rock that make beaches and deserts
  • verb
  • To cover a surface with grit e.g. roads
  • To smoothen a surface with sandpaper

tail

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US / teɪl /

UK / tel /

A2
  • noun
  • Extended part at the back of an animal's body
  • Back or last part of something e.g. shirt
  • verb
  • To be end of (a march or parade, line)
  • To follow someone secretly and watch what they do

tease

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US / ti:z /

UK / tiz /

B1
  • noun
  • Something said or done as a joke
  • verb
  • To purposefully bother an animal
  • To playfully embarrass or make fun of

terry

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US / 'terɪ /

UK / ˈtɛri /

A1
  • other
  • A pile fabric (usually cotton) with uncut loops on both sides; used to make bath towels and bath rob
  • English actress

jarvis

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most

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US / məʊst /

UK / most /

A1
  • adverb
  • Very; extremely
  • Greatest possible degree
  • pronoun
  • Nearly all of something

rest

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US / rest /

UK / rɛst /

A1
  • noun
  • Time when one relaxes, sleeps, or is inactive
  • State in which there is a lack of motion
  • Part of something remaining after some was used
  • verb
  • To stop working or avoid activity to recover
  • (Of dead person) to lie in a grave
  • To lean, support or place something against
  • To not be tired because you had enough sleep

bob

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US / bɒb /

UK / bɑ:b /

B2
  • noun
  • Person's name
  • verb
  • To move up and down repeatedly

gaff

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US / gæf /

UK / ɡæf /

C2
  • noun
  • Sharp metal spike fastened to the leg of a bird

join

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US / dʒɔɪn /

UK / dʒɔɪn /

A1
  • verb
  • To bring something close to another, to become one
  • To become a member of
  • To participate in an activity with others

arrive

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US / əˈraɪv /

UK / əˈraɪv /

A1
  • verb
  • To reach the place you are traveling to

dive

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US / daɪv /

UK / daɪv /

B1
  • noun
  • Restaurant, bar or club with a bad reputation
  • Rapid fall through air
  • A jump into water head-first from a high place
  • Rapid fall in the value or price of something
  • verb
  • To swim deep under water with an air supply
  • To rapid fall through air
  • To jump into water head-first
  • (Of prices) to rapidly fall

game

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US / ɡeɪm /

UK / ɡem /

A1
  • noun
  • Activity with rules that people play to have fun
  • Birds and animals people hunt to kill and eat
  • Match between two teams

help

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US / help /

UK / hɛlp /

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  • noun
  • Something given to enable a person to do something
  • Assistance given to someone in need
  • Someone who makes something easier or possible
  • verb
  • To act to enable a person to do something; assist
  • To make something better or less difficult

pose

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US / pəʊz /

UK / poʊz /

B1
  • noun
  • False behavior to gain respect or liking
  • verb
  • To be or exist as (a problem, threat etc.)
  • To suggest an idea, question or solution
  • To sit or stand while being painted or drawn
  • To put someone in a position to be photographed

particular

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US / pəˈtɪkjələ(r) /

UK / pɚˈtɪkjəlɚ, pəˈtɪk- /

B2
  • adjecitve
  • One specific (one)
  • Having firm ideas about what is desirable
  • Being special or more than is typical

think

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US / θɪŋk /

UK / θɪŋk /

A1
  • verb
  • To have an idea about something without certainty
  • To have an idea, opinion or belief about something

fishy

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US / ˈfɪʃi /

UK / ˈfɪʃi /

B2
  • adjecitve
  • Strange; suspicious; probably untrue

rather

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US / 'rɑ:ðə(r) /

UK / ˈræðɚ, ˈrɑðɚ /

A1
  • adverb
  • Somewhat; fairly; not that much

something

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US / ˈsʌmθɪŋ /

UK / ˈsʌmθɪŋ /

A1
  • adverb
  • In some degree or measure
  • noun
  • a person or thing of some value or consequence
  • pronoun
  • Thing that is not yet known or named
  • Approximately

and

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US / ənd /

UK / ənd, ən,ænd /

A1
  • conjunction
  • Used to refer to two or more things
  • Plus; in addition; on top of that
  • Used to introduce an action that follows another

back

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US / bæk /

UK / bæk /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Farthest from the front e.g. in a classroom
  • adverb
  • Have returned to a place you were before
  • noun
  • The part of a chair that the upper body leans upon
  • Location at the rear of something
  • The reverse of side something
  • Area on the rear of your body
  • verb
  • To bet money on something
  • To go backwards in a car
  • To support and encourage someone or some cause

coral

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US / 'kɒrəl /

UK / ˈkɑrəl /

B2
  • adjecitve
  • Color that is a combination of pink and orange
  • noun
  • Marine substance made from bones of sea creatures

guy

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US / ɡaɪ /

UK / ɡaɪ /

A1
  • noun
  • Man; boy; any person

lot

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US / lɒt /

UK / lɑt /

A1
  • noun
  • What happens to a person in life from chance; fate
  • A group of people seen together
  • Item for sale at an auction
  • Small area of land used for a purpose e.g. parking

poor

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US / pʊə(r) /

UK / pʊr /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Inferior; below the normal standard
  • Deserving of pity or sympathy
  • Without money; not rich

steve

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US / ˈstɜ:nəm /

UK / ˈstɜ:rnəm /

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until

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US / ənˈtɪl /

UK / ʌnˈtɪl /

A1
  • conjunction
  • Up to; to a time when something happens
  • preposition
  • Before (a specific time)

call

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US / kɔ:l /

UK / kɔl /

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  • noun
  • A order or request for action
  • The sound an animal makes, often when in danger
  • A correct prediction, e.g. a decision in a game
  • A short visit to a place or person
  • A decision by a referee or umpire in a game
  • verb
  • To make a request or order for action
  • (Animal) to make sounds to warn of danger
  • To announce the date of an election
  • To make a judgment about something
  • To give someone or something a name
  • To guess in advance the result or outcome
  • To visit a place or person for a short time
  • To phone someone
  • To speak, announce or shout in a loud voice

far

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US / fɑ:(r) /

UK / fɑr /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • A long way away
  • Being a long way away
  • adverb
  • To a large degree or extent

hide

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US / haɪd /

UK / haɪd /

A1
  • noun
  • The skin of an animal used for making leather
  • verb
  • To go to, or put a thing where it can't be found

where

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US / hwɛə /

UK / hwɛr, wɛr /

A1
  • conjunction
  • At or in the place which
  • In whatever place
  • pronoun
  • Word you use to ask the location of something

escape

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US / ɪ'skeɪp /

UK / ɪˈskep /

A2
  • noun
  • Act to briefly ignoring boring or bad things
  • The 'esc key' on a keyboard
  • Act of getting away from where you are being kept
  • verb
  • To avoid something undesirable, dangerous or bad
  • To get away from a place where you are being kept
  • (Gas, water) to come out from a pipe, container
  • To not to be noticed or remembered by someone

fish

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US / fɪʃ /

UK / fɪʃ /

A1
  • noun
  • Animal that swims and lives in water
  • verb
  • To go fishing with a net or hook

from

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US / frəm /

UK / frʌm, frɑm,frəm /

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  • preposition
  • Starting at a particular place, time or level

can

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US / kæn /

UK / kən,kæn /

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  • noun
  • A metal container for storing food
  • other
  • Able to; have the skill to; have the time to
  • verb
  • To have permission to
  • To be possible to do
  • To preserve food by sealing it in a metal container

color

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US / 'kʌlə(r) /

UK / ˈkʌlɚ /

A1
  • noun
  • Quality of things you can see, e.g. red, blue
  • Pink or red in your face, e.g. after being ill
  • The shade of someone's skin e.g. black, or yellow
  • verb
  • To change or affect someone's opinion
  • To make something colorful using colored pencils

opening

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US / ˈəʊpnɪŋ /

UK / ˈoʊpnɪŋ /

A1
  • noun
  • Free job; job you can apply for
  • Action of starting something, e.g. a new business
  • verb
  • To make accessible or able to be used, e.g. road
  • To start the activities or services of a business
  • To make a space or hole appear in something
  • To move or change so that it is no longer closed
  • To start something, e.g. a new business

not

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US / nɒt /

UK / nɑt /

A1
  • adverb
  • Word indicating the negative
  • (Used to form the negative of verbs)

shark

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US / ʃɑ:k /

UK / ʃɑ:rk /

B2
  • noun
  • Person who lends money at unfair rates of interest
  • Large and dangerous fish with sharp teeth

themselves

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US / ðəmˈselvz /

UK / ðɛmˈsɛlvz, ðəm- /

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  • pronoun
  • Reflexive form of 'they'

swerve

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US / swɜ:v /

UK / swɚv /

C1
  • noun
  • A change of direction to avoid hitting something
  • verb
  • To change direction to avoid hitting something

whole

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US / həul /

UK / hol /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Complete or full; all of
  • Being in a good condition
  • noun
  • Complete amount or sum; total

but

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US / bət /

UK / bʌt,bət /

A1
  • conjunction
  • Used before you say something different, opposite

good

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US / ɡʊd /

UK / ɡʊd /

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  • adjecitve
  • Proper, appropriate or right
  • (Of an amount) enough; plenty
  • Excellent; high quality
  • Acting well or properly; of moral character
  • In a positive or happy emotional state
  • noun
  • Advantage or benefit

magnificent

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US / mæɡ'nɪfɪsnt /

UK / mæɡˈnɪfɪsənt /

B1
  • adjecitve
  • Splendid; brilliant; extremely good

life

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US / laɪf /

UK / laɪf /

A1
  • noun
  • All the living things e.g. animals, plants, humans
  • Period of time things live, from birth to death

ooh

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US / u: /

UK / u /

A1
  • exclamation
  • Sound people make when they make a mistake

nobody

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US / ˈnəʊbədi /

UK / ˈnoʊbədi /

A1
  • pronoun
  • No person; no one; not any person

shout

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US / ʃaʊt /

UK / ʃaʊt /

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  • noun
  • Speaking loudly so you get attention
  • verb
  • To speak very loudly to get attention

eddie

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US / ɪnˈsɪstənt /

UK / ɪnˈsɪstənt /

A1

shoal

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US / ʃəʊl /

UK / ʃoʊl /

C1
  • adjecitve
  • Bank of sand that is just below the water surface
  • noun
  • Large group of fish

wide

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US / waɪd /

UK / waɪd /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Having a great distance from one side to the other
  • adverb
  • Fully; completely

brilliant

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US / 'brɪlɪənt /

UK / ˈbrɪljənt /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Having a great amount of intelligence or talent
  • Being very bright, like a diamond; shining

would

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US / wʊd /

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A1
  • other
  • Used to indicate something imagined
  • Used to ask or request something politely
  • Verb used to indicate possibility, request etc.
  • Used to indicate a preference
  • Used to indicate a reaction
  • Indicates something that occurred repeatedly
  • Used to indicate willingness or ability to do

friend

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US / frend /

UK / frɛnd /

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  • noun
  • Person who you like and enjoy being with

now

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US / naʊ /

UK / naʊ /

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  • adverb
  • At the present time or moment
  • Right away or in the next possible moment
  • Used to refer to something that just happened
  • Time between the present and a moment in the past
  • conjunction
  • Resulting from or because of something

swishy

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US / 'swɪʃɪ /

UK / 'swɪʃɪ /

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  • other
  • Resembling a sustained 'sh' or soft whistle

dot

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US / dɒt /

UK / dɑt /

B1
  • noun
  • Small round mark
  • verb
  • To place small amounts/things in various places
  • To mark something by placing a small, round spot

want

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US / wɔnt /

UK / wɑnt, wɔnt /

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  • noun
  • Something you desire or wish for
  • State or condition of poverty
  • verb
  • To desire or wish for something; hope for a thing

become

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US / bɪ'kʌm /

UK / bɪˈkʌm /

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  • verb
  • To begin to be; grow to be; develop into
  • To be suitable for a particular job or role

dream

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US / dri:m /

UK / drim /

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  • noun
  • A wish or hope for something to happen
  • Imagination or image of something you want
  • Images, thoughts, feelings experienced when asleep
  • verb
  • To wish for something to happen
  • To experience thoughts, images while asleep

slow

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US / sləʊ /

UK / sloʊ /

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  • adjecitve
  • Lacking activity, busyness or excitement
  • (Clock) showing time earlier than the actual time
  • Having difficulty understanding simple things
  • Moving or happening without speed; not fast
  • verb
  • To move, with less speed than before
  • To move or go without much speed

transform

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US / træns'fɔ:m /

UK / trænsˈfɔrm /

C2
  • verb
  • To change the shape completely in a good way

busy

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US / 'bɪzɪ /

UK / ˈbɪzi /

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  • adjecitve
  • Working hard doing something; full of activity
  • verb
  • To actively be occupied with doing something

could

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US / kəd /

UK / kʊd /

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  • other
  • Past form of 'can' to mean have ability
  • Used to ask for something politely, or to offer

know

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US / nəʊ /

UK / noʊ /

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  • verb
  • To be familiar with a person or place, thing
  • To feel sure or be convinced about something
  • To discover or be aware of something
  • To be able to distinguish
  • To have knowledge of things

melissa

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US / məˈlɪsə /

UK / məˈlɪsə /

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  • noun
  • A genus of Old World mints of the family Labiatae

coast

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US / kəʊst /

UK / kost /

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  • noun
  • Land near the sea or ocean
  • verb
  • To progress in something without trying hard
  • (Of a vehicle) to move forward without power

flash

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US / flæʃ /

UK / flæʃ /

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  • noun
  • Sudden and brief appearance of something
  • Light used by a camera to brighten the area
  • Sudden feeling, idea or occurrence
  • Publicly exposing your genitals to others
  • Sudden bright light
  • Showing something very quickly and briefly
  • Light used in the dark, powered by batteries
  • verb
  • To appear suddenly and briefly
  • To publicly expose your genitals to others
  • To shine brightly very suddenly and briefly
  • To show something very quickly and briefly

have

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US / həv /

UK / hæv /

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  • verb
  • To drink, smoke, eat or use something
  • To experience the effects of something
  • To organize an event, or join in an activity
  • To own, possess, or hold something
  • To cause to happen or produce a particular effect

plan

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US / plæn /

UK / plæn /

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  • noun
  • Drawing of how something should be done or made

part

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US / pɑ:t /

UK / pɑ:rt /

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  • adjecitve
  • To some degree; half; not fully
  • noun
  • Division of a book
  • Ratio of something, e.g. 3 of gin, 1 of tonic
  • A line in a person's hair, made with a comb
  • Character an actor plays on stage, movie, or TV
  • Some, but not all of a specific thing
  • Role in causing something to happen
  • verb
  • To make a line in a person's hair, by using a comb
  • To move two things apart creating a space
  • To leave someone, or to break off a relationship

end

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US / end /

UK / ɛnd /

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  • noun
  • The point where a process or activity stops
  • A point that marks the limit of something; finish
  • Goal or desired result
  • The tip, edge or limit of something
  • verb
  • To be the last part of something

fall

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US / fɔ:l /

UK / fɔl /

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  • noun
  • Season after summer and before winter; Autumn
  • A drop in amount; decrease
  • Dropping from a standing position to the ground
  • verb
  • To drop in amount; to decrease
  • To come down from a higher position suddenly
  • To go from standing to the ground, by accident

grin

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US / grɪn /

UK / ɡrɪn /

A2
  • noun
  • Showing the teeth because you are amused; smile
  • verb
  • To smile widely so that your teeth show

hiding

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US / ˈhaɪdɪŋ /

UK / ˈhaɪdɪŋ /

A1
  • noun
  • A severe beating
  • verb
  • To go to, or put a thing where it can't be found

remember

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US / rɪ'membə(r) /

UK / rɪˈmɛmbɚ /

A1
  • verb
  • To give someone a gift, e.g. birthday, wedding
  • To hold a thought in your mind to not forget it
  • To bring a previous image or idea to your mind

casually

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US / 'kæʒʊəlɪ /

UK / ˈkæʒjʊəlɪ /

A2
  • adverb
  • In an unconcerned manner

eel

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US / i:l /

UK / il /

B2
  • noun
  • Long thin fish that looks like a snake

his

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US / hɪz /

UK / hɪz /

A1
  • pronoun
  • Something belonging to a male person

with

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US / wɪð /

UK / wɪð, wɪθ /

A1
  • preposition
  • As an employee of a certain company
  • Against something or someone
  • By using something as a means
  • Due to; because of
  • Including
  • Possessing as a feature
  • Related to
  • (Of the manner/attitude by which you do something)
  • Used to express that people or things are together

see

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US / si: /

UK / si /

A1
  • verb
  • To go on a date with someone
  • To predict whether something is, or will be true
  • To understand what someone says
  • To use your eyes to look at something
  • To visit a place often for sightseeing or pleasure
  • To visit or meet with someone
  • To find out by waiting or looking
  • To watch (a game, movie or TV show)

clear

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US / klɪə(r) /

UK / klɪr /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Empty; without anything in it or on it
  • Being certain and without doubt
  • Being without any streaks, spots, or cracks
  • Easy to understand; well-explained; obvious
  • adverb
  • Completely; entirely; through the whole of
  • Away from; free from
  • verb
  • To recover from or remove a problem
  • To get rid of the entire contents of
  • To give permission for something to happen
  • To make a place or surface empty by removing
  • To prove that someone is not guilty or to blame

gather

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US / ˈgæðə(r) /

UK / ˈɡæðɚ /

A2
  • noun
  • Fold in cloth, as in a full skirt
  • verb
  • To bring objects together into one place
  • (Of liquids) To come to a head, as in boil
  • To collect foods such as wild berries or crops
  • To increase or accumulate
  • To bring people, animals together into a group
  • To activate strength, courage to prepare for task
  • To understand or believe some information

mind

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US / maɪnd /

UK / maɪnd /

A1
  • noun
  • One's opinion or way of thinking about something
  • Part of humans that allows us to think or feel
  • verb
  • To be bothered or upset by something
  • To take care of someone e.g. as a bodyguard

next

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US / nekst /

UK / nɛkst /

A1
  • adverb
  • The one that follows another in time or order
  • At a time or place directly after the present one
  • noun
  • The one that follows after
  • adjecitve
  • Immediately after the previous one
  • First occurrence after the present one

reef

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US / ri:f /

UK / rif /

B2
  • noun
  • Line of rocks or sand at the surface of the ocean
  • Rolling up sail to make it smaller in strong winds
  • verb
  • To roll up sail to make it smaller in strong winds

dazzle

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US / 'dæzl /

UK / ˈdæzəl /

B2
  • noun
  • Strong bright light that makes you unable to see
  • verb
  • To make one feel great excitement or admiration
  • (Of a bright light) to cause to not be able to see

fin

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US / fɪn /

UK / fɪn /

B2
  • noun
  • Flat, thin body parts of a fish that help it swim
  • Flat, thin object that sticks out from something

flurry

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US / 'flʌrɪ /

UK / ˈflə:ri, ˈflʌri /

B2
  • noun
  • Sudden rush of activity

dinner

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US / ˈdɪnə(r) /

UK / ˈdɪnɚ /

A1
  • noun
  • Main meal of the day, often eaten in the evening

heavy

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US / 'hevɪ /

UK / ˈhɛvi /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Greater in amount, degree, or severity than usual
  • Involving serious or strong emotions
  • Having a lot of weight

old

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US / əʊld /

UK / old /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Having existed for a long time, not young or new
  • Age of a person since birth

sandwich

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US / ˈsænwɪtʃ /

UK / ˈsændwɪtʃ, ˈsæn- /

A1
  • noun
  • Two pieces of bread with meat, cheese etc. in it
  • verb
  • To catch between two things

discover

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US / dɪˈskʌvə(r) /

UK / dɪˈskʌvɚ /

A2
  • verb
  • To find something new that was not known before

self

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US / self /

UK / sɛlf /

A1
  • noun
  • Person's own interests or desires
  • Person that someone really is
  • Particular aspect of someone's personality
  • Person, usually someone already been mentioned

all

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US / ɔ:l /

UK / ɔl /

A1
  • adverb
  • Completely; totally
  • determiner
  • Being every one of something
  • pronoun
  • 100% of something; the complete amount

who

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US / hu: /

UK / hu /

A1
  • pronoun
  • Which person
  • Used to introduce information about people

unfortunate

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US / ʌnˈfɔ:tʃənət /

UK / ʌnˈfɔrtʃənɪt /

B1
  • adjecitve
  • Having bad luck; bringing a bad result

bit

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US / bɪt /

UK / bɪt /

A1
  • noun
  • Device put in a horse's mouth to control it
  • Small piece of something
  • verb
  • (E.g. of fish) to take bait and be caught

bright

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US / braɪt /

UK / braɪt /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Cheerful and happy (manner)
  • (Of color) light and easy to see; vivid
  • Producing a lot of light
  • Smart; intelligent; clever

look

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US / lʊk /

UK / lʊk /

A1
  • noun
  • Person's beauty or physical attractiveness
  • Particular style of dress, clothes, or appearance
  • The way someone, something appears to be
  • Act of searching for or examining something
  • verb
  • To appear to be; seem

lived

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US / 'lɪvd /

UK / 'lɪvd /

A1
  • verb
  • To be alive
  • To experience a particular type of life
  • To make your home in a house or town

their

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US / ðɛː /

UK / ðer /

A1
  • determiner
  • Belonging to them

drab

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US / dræb /

UK / dræb /

C1
  • adjecitve
  • Dull; without much color; plain

speed

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US / spi:d /

UK / spid /

A2
  • noun
  • How fast or slow something is or is done
  • verb
  • To move quickly when completing an action
  • To drive a vehicle faster than laws allow

they

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US / ðeɪ /

UK / ðe /

A1
  • pronoun
  • Two or more people, animals, or things

decoration

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US / ˌdekəˈreɪʃn /

UK / ˌdɛkəˈreʃən /

A2
  • noun
  • Making something more attractive or beautiful
  • Act of awarding a medal to someone

into

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US / 'ɪntə /

UK / ˈɪntu /

A1
  • preposition
  • Moving or going inside something
  • In the same direction as; in the direction of
  • So as to become; taking the state of

john

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US / dʒɔn /

UK / dʒɑn /

A1
  • noun
  • A toilet.
  • A prostitute's client.
  • proper noun
  • (1165–1216), son of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine; king of England 1199–1216; known as John Lack
  • The name of six kings of Portugal.

one

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US / wʌn /

UK / wʌn /

A1
  • pronoun
  • You; we; people in general; someone
  • The thing or person previously referred to
  • adjecitve
  • Used to refer to people generally
  • Being a strong example of (something mentioned)
  • number
  • Number 1

love

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US / lʌv /

UK / lʌv /

A1
  • noun
  • Person's name
  • A very strong feeling of affection
  • The person you care very deeply about
  • Strong, deep emotional and sexual attraction
  • verb
  • To care for and like someone very strongly, deeply
  • To like doing very much; enjoy greatly
  • To feel a strong emotional and romantic attraction

than

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US / ðən /

UK / ðən /

A1
  • conjunction
  • Used to compare two things that are not equal

dolphin

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US / ˈdɒlfɪn /

UK / ˈdɑ:lfɪn /

B1
  • noun
  • Sea animal like a big fish that breathes air

play

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US / pleɪ /

UK / pleɪ /

A1
  • noun
  • Loose, free movement between two objects
  • Single action in a sports game
  • Performance in which people act in a theater
  • verb
  • To act as a character in a movie, or on stage
  • To perform music on an instrument
  • To use a device, e.g. a video game
  • To do something for enjoyment and fun
  • To do or perform a game or sport

this

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US / ðɪs /

UK / ðɪs /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Used to indicate something already been discussed
  • Used to indicate something happening around now
  • adverb
  • An indication by a physical motion or gesture
  • A specific amount of
  • determiner
  • Person, thing, or idea near you
  • pronoun
  • Person, thing that has already been discussed

swirl

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US / swɜ:l /

UK / swɜrl /

B1
  • verb
  • To make a twisting shape, mark, or pattern

make

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US / meɪk /

UK / mek /

A1
  • noun
  • Product made by a particular company; brand
  • verb
  • To arrange or prepare something e.g. dinner
  • To get to (a place) on time
  • To gain the status of (teacher, lawyer, etc.)
  • To create something by putting things together
  • To earn a certain amount of money at a job
  • To cause or force a person to do something
  • To cause something to happen or be formed

big

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US / bɪɡ /

UK / bɪɡ /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Popular
  • Serious
  • Large

colorful

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US / 'kʌləfəl /

UK / 'kʌləfəl /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Being exciting or interesting; lively
  • Having a lot of color or colors

little

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US / 'lɪtl /

UK / ˈlɪtl /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Being short in length of time
  • Not great in size, amount, or degree; small
  • Being very young or younger than others
  • adverb
  • By an amount or degree that is not very much
  • Not often; rarely
  • noun
  • A person's name

the

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US / ðə /

UK / ðə /

A1
  • article
  • Used to refer to something already mentioned
  • Used to show there is only one of something
  • determiner
  • Used to describe all of a family

wow

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US / waʊ /

UK / waʊ /

A1
  • exclamation
  • Sound people make when they make are impressed
  • verb
  • (Informal) to greatly impress someone

three

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US / θri: /

UK / θri /

A1
  • number
  • Number 3

tropical

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US / ˈtrɒpɪkl /

UK / ˈtrɑpɪkəl /

B1
  • adjecitve
  • Hot and humid; near to the equator

how

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US / haʊ /

UK / haʊ /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • To what degree? in what amount?
  • adverb
  • (Used to explain the way to do something)
  • exclamation
  • For what purpose or reason?
  • (Used to ask someone or something's condition)

live

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US / lɪv /

UK / liv /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Being broadcast as events happen, not recorded
  • Carrying electric current; able to give a shock
  • Glowing because burning; hot
  • Not yet killed (for food)
  • adverb
  • (Music, drama) as it is performed
  • verb
  • To be alive
  • To experience a particular type of life
  • To make your home in a house or town

peer

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US / pɪə(r) /

UK / pɪr /

B2
  • noun
  • A noble, but not royal, person, e.g. lord or duke
  • Person of the same age, class or situation
  • verb
  • To look closely and carefully, as if hard to see

you

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US / jʊ /

UK / ju /

A1
  • pronoun
  • Person someone is speaking or writing to
  • Person or people in general

truly

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US / 'tru:lɪ /

UK / ˈtruli /

A2
  • adverb
  • In accordance with truth, fact or reality; really

crab

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US / kræb /

UK / kræb /

B2
  • noun
  • Sea creature with a hard shell and two claws
  • verb
  • To complain about something in an annoying way

dump

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US / dʌmp /

UK / dʌmp /

B1
  • verb
  • To end a romantic relationship
  • To put something somewhere without care
  • To throw away as waste
  • To get rid of unwanted things in an illegal manner

spin

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US / spɪn /

UK / spɪn /

B1
  • noun
  • A dizzy feeling your head is turning around
  • A slant or hidden purpose, as in politicians' talk
  • A movement in a rapid turning motion
  • verb
  • To make a ball rotate when throwing it
  • To feel dizzy/confused, as in my head is spinning
  • To convert material such as cotton into thread
  • To move something in a rapid turning motion

wish

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US / wɪʃ /

UK / wɪʃ /

A1
  • noun
  • Expression of a hope for something in the future
  • verb
  • To want something to happen or to become true

dash

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US / dæʃ /

UK / dæʃ /

B1
  • noun
  • Hyphen e.g. '-'; or space
  • Act of running quickly towards a particular place
  • Small amount of something (often used in cooking)
  • verb
  • To hit against something with a lot of force
  • To destroy or damage a feeling, such as hope
  • To run or move very quickly or hastily

dodge

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US / dɒdʒ /

UK / dɑ:dʒ /

B1
  • noun
  • An attempt to avoid something
  • verb
  • To attempt to avoid something

elsewhere

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US / ˌelsˈweə(r) /

UK / ˌelsˈwer /

A1
  • adverb
  • In, or to, another or different place

value

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US / 'vælju: /

UK / ˈvælju /

A1
  • noun
  • Importance you attach to something
  • Some information expressed as a number
  • Stated price of something; worth
  • verb
  • To place a high importance on something
  • To say how much money something is worth

fancy

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US / 'fænsɪ /

UK / ˈfænsi /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Unusual and attractive in design
  • verb
  • To want to have or do something; feel like
  • To imagine or suppose that something will happen
  • To believe or imagine something that is not true

down

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US / daʊn /

UK / daʊn /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Being sad, sick, or unhappy
  • Not operating, working, or functioning as expected
  • adverb
  • In a sitting or lying position
  • Towards or on the ground, floor, or bottom
  • Written or copied onto a piece of paper or book
  • noun
  • A period of play in American Football
  • The soft, smooth hairs that cover a bird's body
  • preposition
  • Along something's path, course, or direction
  • Going from a higher position to a lower position
  • verb
  • To eat or drink very quickly and without stopping

sea

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US / /

UK / /

A1
  • noun
  • Very large group of people, similar-looking things
  • Large body of salty water with land around it

search

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US / sɜ:tʃ /

UK / sɜ:rtʃ /

A2
  • noun
  • Examination of person to find something
  • Action to find an answer to a problem
  • Action of trying to find someone or something
  • verb
  • To examine a person's clothing to find something
  • To look for an answer or explanation to a problem
  • To look carefully for someone or something

then

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US / ðen /

UK / ðɛn /

A1
  • adverb
  • A time that is not now
  • Following another thing in time or arrangement
  • Following on reasonably from what was just stated
  • At that time, not now

city

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US / 'sɪtɪ /

UK / ˈsɪti /

A1
  • noun
  • Area with many buildings, roads and people

each

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US / i:tʃ /

UK / itʃ /

A1
  • determiner
  • Every one of two or more things
  • pronoun
  • Per one person or thing

get

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US / ɡet /

UK / ɡɛt /

A1
  • verb
  • To become affected by illness or disease
  • To begin to feel or understand an emotion or idea
  • To send or bring someone or something home, etc.
  • To go somewhere to obtain something
  • To (cause to) do a particular thing
  • To obtain, receive or be given something
  • To currently have
  • To prepare for use
  • To understand something being said or read

great

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US / ɡreɪt /

UK / ɡret /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Very large in size
  • Very important
  • Very good; fantastic; wonderful
  • adverb
  • Very good; better than before
  • noun
  • Successful and well-admired person

find

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US / faɪnd /

UK / faɪnd /

A1
  • noun
  • Object discovered by chance
  • Things that have been discovered from searching
  • verb
  • To become aware of something that is happening
  • To discover or meet by chance
  • To decide if someone is guilty of a crime, or not
  • To learn through study, research, or effort
  • To discover something by looking for it

frantically

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US / 'fræntɪklɪ /

UK / ˈfræntɪklɪ /

B2
  • adverb
  • In a frenzied, wildly excited or worried way

sticky

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US / ˈstɪki /

UK / ˈstɪki /

B1
  • adjecitve
  • Easy to adhere or stick to other things
  • (Of weather/a day) uncomfortably hot and humid

suddenly

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US / ˈsʌdənli /

UK / ˈsʌdn:lɪ /

A1
  • adverb
  • In an unexpected or very quick manner

cheer

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US / tʃiə /

UK / tʃɪr /

A2
  • noun
  • Feeling of happiness or optimism
  • A loud shout of encouragement or approval
  • A toast used when raising your glass to drink
  • verb
  • To give a loud shout of encouragement to someone
  • To make someone feel happier or less worried

about

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US / ə'baʊt /

UK / əˈbaʊt /

A1
  • adverb
  • To be ready to; going to
  • Nearly; approximately; roughly
  • Near; next to; close to
  • In every direction; in the area of
  • preposition
  • Concerning or of (a topic)

eye

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US / aɪ /

UK / aɪ /

A1
  • noun
  • The part of the body that you see with
  • The skill to see the good and bad parts of a thing
  • Hole at the end of a needle
  • verb
  • To watch or study something closely

grunt

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US / grʌnt /

UK / ɡrʌnt /

B2
  • verb
  • To utter a deep sound like that of a pig

like

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US / laɪk /

UK / laɪk /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Being equal in status or kind to something else
  • Similar; the same
  • adverb
  • For example
  • preposition
  • Used as a filler; used to ad emphasis
  • In a way similar to the way something is done
  • Such as; for example
  • verb
  • To want to
  • To find something pleasing; to prefer something

storey

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US / 'stɔ:rɪ /

UK / ˈstɔri, ˈstori /

B1
  • noun
  • One of many floors or levels in a building

that

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US / ðæt /

UK / ðæt, ðət /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • The person or thing being talked about
  • Used to identify something both the speakers know
  • adverb
  • Used to reinforce adjectives and adverbs
  • To such a degree
  • conjunction
  • Used to connect a noun clause
  • Used to introduce an adverbial clause
  • Used to introduce a noun clause
  • determiner
  • Used as a noun to refer to something
  • pronoun
  • Referring an object far away
  • Used to refer to the relative pronoun ‘which’

what

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US / wɒt /

UK / hwɑt, hwʌt, wɔt, wʌt,hwət, wət /

A1
  • pronoun
  • Thing or things that; the same kind as
  • Used to emphasize something you are about to say
  • adjecitve
  • Used to refer to a particular amount, or number
  • Used to place emphasis on a particular quality
  • adverb
  • To a certain degree
  • determiner
  • Question words used for asking for information
  • exclamation
  • Used to express excitement, shock, or surprise
  • Used to ask people to repeat something they said

flaunt

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US / flɔ:nt /

UK / flɔnt /

C1
  • verb
  • To show off in order to attract attention

just

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US / dʒʌst /

UK / dʒʌst /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Proper or appropriate; as is deserved
  • Doing or being what is right or fair
  • Legally correct; having enough evidence
  • adverb
  • Almost; nearly
  • Exactly at the time of
  • Exactly (the same as, like)

load

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US / ləʊd /

UK / lod /

A2
  • noun
  • Large, often heavy, amount of a thing to be moved
  • A burden; heavy responsibility
  • Many or much of something; a lot of
  • Items that fill a truck, machine
  • verb
  • To put in items for use (e.g. bullets in a gun)

ask

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US / ɑ:sk /

UK / æsk /

A1
  • verb
  • To say to someone that you want something

bore

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US / bɔ:(r) /

UK / bɔr, bor /

A1
  • verb
  • To accept (responsibilities or duties)
  • To give birth to a child; to produce fruit
  • To accept or suffer the weight of difficulties
  • To show (sign of something)
  • To support the weight of something, e.g. a bridge
  • To make a deep hole in the ground with a drill
  • To make someone not interested in something

everybody

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US / ˈevribɒdi /

UK / ˈɛvriˌbɑdi, -ˌbʌdi /

A1
  • pronoun
  • Every person; everyone

goldie

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US / 'gəʊldi: /

UK / 'goʊldi: /

A1
  • noun
  • The European goldfinch, Carduelis carduelis.
  • The yellowhammer, Emberiza citronella.
  • A golden retriever.

set

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US / set /

UK / sɛt /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Prepared for something; ready
  • noun
  • Complete group of something
  • Place where a television show or movie is filmed
  • Group of games in a tennis match
  • Device that receives radio or television signals
  • verb
  • To make a clock state or ring at a particular time
  • To decide upon or choose something
  • To make something ready for use (e.g. table)
  • To decide on a price for something
  • To become hard (of glue, concrete etc.)
  • To be located in a specific place or time
  • To put (e.g. a vase) down carefully in a place
  • To put someone in a certain condition or state
  • (Of the sun) to go lower than the horizon

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US / wel /

UK / wɛl /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Being in a fortunate, good condition or state
  • Healthy and in good condition
  • adverb
  • In an acceptable, proper, or successful manner
  • In a complete, total, or full manner
  • A great and considerable degree
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  • Introduction to Video Content
  • Bedtime Stories | Melissa McCarthy reads Tropical Terry | CBeebies
    Do you want to hear a bedtime story? Melissa McCarthy is here to read you a lovely story called 'Tropical Terry' from Under the Sea. This story is all about a little fish who wishes to be as bright and beautiful as the tropical fish in Coral Reef City.
    In Coral Reef City, there are dazzling shoals of tropical fish that spin and swirl in a burst of color. But among them is Terry, a rather drab little fish. Terry lives with his best friends, Scylla the crab and Steve the sea snail. They play games together every day, but the tropical fish never want to join in.
    Being called 'Terry the dull fish' by the fancy fish starts to bring Terry down. His friends try to cheer him up and tell him that he doesn't need the fancy fish to have fun. But Terry can't help but dream of becoming part of the dashing, flashing crew.
    One day, Terry comes up with a brilliant idea. With the help of Scylla, Steve, and some sticky seaweed, Terry transforms into a tropical fish. Now, Terry is sparkling and colorful, and he wants everyone to call him Tropical Terry.
    If you want to know how Terry's transformation goes and what happens next, watch the video and enjoy this beautiful bedtime story!
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  • Hi there, my name's Melissa, and I'm here to read you a bedtime story from Under the Sea.
  • It's the story of a rather drab little fish who wishes he was as bright and beautiful as the tropical fish in Coral Reef City.
  • Sounds like he needs a little help.
  • After all, who doesn't want to transform themselves into something magnificent?
  • This poor, unfortunate soul just wants a bit more sparkle in his life, but his wish does not go to plan.
  • The story is called Tropical Terry, and it's by Jarvis.
  • In Coral Reef City lived some of the most dazzling shoals of tropical fish in all of the ocean.
  • Dashing and flashing, they spun and swirled in great flurries of color.
  • And then there was Terry.
  • Hello!
  • Terry lived with his best friends, Scylla the crab and Steve the sea snail.
  • Each and every day, the three friends would play games together, dodge a dolphin.
  • Scylla had a great sidestep.
  • Shark speed, Steve tried his best, and hide a fish.
  • Nobody you see was better at hiding than Terry.
  • But no matter how many times Terry asked, the tropical fish did not want to play with him and his friends.
  • Hide a fish is such a stupid game, said Long John.
  • It's dull, it's boring, grunted Goldie.
  • Terry the dull fish, teased Dot.
  • The fancy fish got Terry down in the sea dumps.
  • Cheer up, Terry, you don't need them, said Steve.
  • You can play with us, said Scylla.
  • But Terry couldn't stop thinking about how he could become part of the dashing, flashing crew.
  • Then the next morning, Terry had a brilliant idea.
  • He gathered as many bits and bobs as he could find.
  • And with Scylla and Steve's help, and a lot of sticky seaweed, Terry became tropical.
  • Hello, everybody.
  • Just call me Tropical Terry, he bubbled.
  • Terry was now the most dazzling tropical fish in all of Coral Reef City.
  • Hi, guys, said Terry casually.
  • Wow, looking good, Terry, said Long John.
  • Do you want to join us, asked Goldie?
  • We're gonna swim around in circles, grinned Dot.
  • The new Tropical Terry was so popular.
  • But soon, he was far too busy flaunting and posing to play with Scylla and Steve.
  • Shimmering and shiny, Terry swirled around and around in circles until Eddie the eel arrived in Coral Reef City with one thing in mind, dinner.
  • And he had a particular taste for big, swishy tails and colorful tropical fish.
  • The tropical fish swam frantically, trying to escape, but Terry's decorations were slowing him down.
  • His fins were heavy, his tail sluggish, and bubbles were getting in his eyes.
  • Eddie, meanwhile, was getting closer and closer, his eyes narrowing, his jaw opening wider and wider.
  • What could Terry do?
  • Dodge him, Terry, yelled Scylla.
  • Quick, shark speed, shouted Steve.
  • And as Terry swerved and dived, his decorations began to fall off.
  • The fancy fin, the swishy tail.
  • Suddenly, Terry knew just what to do, hide a fish.
  • Eddie peeped and peered, but he couldn't find Terry anywhere.
  • Nobody, you see, was better at hiding than Terry.
  • Oi, fishy, fishy, where are you?
  • So Eddie slithered off to find his dinner elsewhere.
  • The coast was clear.
  • Ooh, gaffs, Terry.
  • If it weren't for Scylla and Steve, I'd be Eddie's dinner by now.
  • And he set off to find them.
  • Scylla and Steve were so glad to have their friend back to his old self.
  • Being tropical just wasn't me, said Terry.
  • Now, who wants a game of hide a fish?
  • We do, said all of the tropical fish.
  • We wanna learn how to hide just like you, Terry.
  • So that's how Terry, Scylla, Steve, and all the tropical fish became friends.
  • And guess what?
  • Eddie the eel had to make do with sand sandwiches for the rest of his days.
  • Oi, fishies, where are you?
  • Wow, what a great story.
  • Terry discovered the value of being true to yourself and being loyal to your friends.
  • And in the end, he had a whole shoal of friends who loved him for just being Terry.
  • Now it's time to swim off to bed for the sweetest of underwater dreams.
  • And tomorrow, remember to be who you truly are, just like Terry did.
  • Good night.
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