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Stephen A. Smith shows how Michael Jordan DESTROYS LeBron James in the GOAT debate

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  • 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

be

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  • verb
  • Being

and

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

that

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  • 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’

have

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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

not

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

for

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  • preposition
  • Used to show the purpose, or need of something

you

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US / jʊ /

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

this

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  • 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

with

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  • 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

about

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  • 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)

get

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  • 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

but

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  • conjunction
  • Used before you say something different, opposite

they

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

just

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  • 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)

what

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  • 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
  • pronoun
  • Thing or things that; the same kind as
  • Used to emphasize something you are about to say

all

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

do

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  • other
  • Question words for 'do' verbs
  • verb
  • To act; to perform actions
  • To be enough; to be acceptable
  • To have a certain effect on something or someone

like

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  • 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

will

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  • noun
  • Desire or choice of someone
  • Document saying who gets your money when you die
  • Strong desire to do something; determination
  • Desire to do something; strong wish to do
  • other
  • Used with verbs to express the future
  • verb
  • To leave property to someone after your death
  • To use mental effort to make something happen
  • Am (is, are) likely to do
  • To influence someone to do something
  • To make something happen by strongly wanting it

go

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  • noun
  • A turn in a game
  • verb
  • To attend or be at a place
  • To do an activity
  • To function properly
  • To move or travel to another place

one

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

there

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US / ðɛə /

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  • adverb
  • Used to illustrate the existence of something
  • In a particular respect
  • In that place or position, at that location

out

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  • adverb
  • No longer stylish (e.g. fashion)
  • Away from home, business, or the usual place
  • In a direction/movement away from inside or center
  • noun
  • Act when a batter cannot continue playing
  • verb
  • To tell people a secret

from

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

see

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  • 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)

make

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  • 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

know

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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

time

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  • noun
  • Speed at which music is played; tempo
  • Point as shown on a clock, e.g. 3 p.m
  • Number of hours, minutes needed to do something
  • Occasion when something happens
  • Period or occasion that something occurred
  • Period in history or the past
  • Something measured in minutes, hours, days, etc.
  • How long an event takes; duration
  • verb
  • To check speed at which music is performed
  • To choose a specific moment to do something
  • To measure how long an event takes, e.g. a race
  • To schedule something to occur at a specific moment

want

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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

when

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  • adjecitve
  • Concerning or during the time something happens
  • adverb
  • Word you use to ask about the time, or day
  • conjunction
  • Although
  • In the event that; if
  • pronoun
  • Which time

would

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  • 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

now

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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

some

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  • adjecitve
  • Remarkable; very good (or very bad) in a way
  • Concerning a certain unclear degree, quantity
  • determiner
  • Used to refer to an unspecified amount or number
  • pronoun
  • Number of persons, things in a group, but not all

because

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US / bɪ'kɒz /

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  • conjunction
  • For a reason

take

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  • noun
  • Filming of a single scene for TV or the movies
  • verb
  • To accept something that is offered
  • To use a method of traveling, e.g. a bus or train
  • To use a camera to make (a photo)
  • To pick up something and go away with it
  • To study a subject in school
  • To attempt to pass (an exam)
  • To require a certain amount of time, money, space

here

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

look

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  • 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

good

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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

say

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  • noun
  • Power to decide or greatly influence something
  • verb
  • To indicate or give information using language
  • To use words to tell your message
  • To ask someone to give information to others

right

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  • adjecitve
  • Correct or true
  • The south side of you looking at the rising sun
  • adverb
  • Exactly in a place or time
  • Being appropriate for a particular event
  • In a straight or direct manner
  • noun
  • Something you are legally or morally allowed to do
  • Ideal of what is just and good
  • Political view based on conservatism
  • verb
  • To fix something previously wrong or unjust
  • To make upright, as a boat that has turned over

thing

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  • noun
  • (Used to introduce the reason for something)
  • Something you cannot remember the name of

way

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  • adverb
  • Used to emphasize the amount of something
  • noun
  • Particular aspect of something being thought about
  • One of various choices that could be made
  • Particular existing condition or state
  • (Often long) distance or length of time
  • How something is done
  • Route to go to a place
  • Small street
  • Usual behavior, emotions or habits of someone

back

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  • 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

these

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  • determiner
  • People, things, or ideas near you
  • pronoun
  • The objects near the speaker

could

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

other

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  • adjecitve
  • A thing different from that mentioned
  • determiner
  • (Something) else; not the first (one)
  • pronoun
  • Being the one and only thing of that category

even

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  • adjecitve
  • Being equal in influence, power, possibility etc.
  • Being divided equally or fairly
  • (Of teams/contest) with similar chances of success
  • Smooth, level, or regular
  • Can be divided by 2; ending in 2, 4, 6, 8, or 0
  • At a regular, equally steady manner
  • Remaining steady and unchanging
  • adverb
  • (When this is surprising) as well; too
  • (Used to compare two things/stress the difference)
  • verb
  • To make something level; to flatten
  • To make something equal

actually

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  • adverb
  • Used to add new (often different) information

give

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  • noun
  • Degree of flexibility in something, a material
  • verb
  • To hand over or present something to someone
  • To cause someone to have or experience something

first

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  • adjecitve
  • 1st; Coming before all others in time or place
  • noun
  • Something that has not happened before
  • Position of the winner of a competition

who

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US / hu: /

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

lot

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  • 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

two

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  • number
  • 2

than

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

work

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  • adjecitve
  • Activity completed in order to make money
  • noun
  • The product of some artistic or literary endeavor
  • Everything created by an author, artist, musician
  • Activity you do in order to make money
  • Place of employment
  • Final product or result of a some labor or effort
  • verb
  • To bring into a specific state of success
  • To be functioning properly, e.g. a car
  • To do your job in your company or workplace
  • To make an effort to do something
  • To operate a machine or device

any

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  • adjecitve
  • One, or some, no matter which
  • pronoun
  • One (thing) of many; some

still

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  • adjecitve
  • Quiet; without sound
  • adverb
  • (Used of an action or condition that is ongoing)
  • noun
  • Machine or device for making alcohol
  • Photograph (not a video or moving image)

day

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

his

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  • pronoun
  • Something belonging to a male person

new

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  • 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

call

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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

year

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  • noun
  • Unit of time equal to 12 months or 365 or 366 days
  • Used to refer to the age of a person

before

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  • adverb
  • At a time earlier than the present; previously
  • conjunction
  • In advance of something happening
  • preposition
  • In front of someone or something

talk

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  • noun
  • Style of speaking
  • Discussion between two countries
  • Giving information in front of people; lecture
  • Saying things or ideas to someone with words
  • verb
  • To make a formal speech about something
  • To say things or ideas to someone with words

show

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  • noun
  • False display of love, emotion or action
  • An event for displaying or promoting goods
  • Play, opera or theater production
  • Presentation that is broadcast on TV or radio
  • verb
  • To be easily seen or displayed
  • To display your emotions or feelings
  • To let someone see something; display
  • To explain or teach how something is done
  • To lead someone somewhere; point them to something
  • To prove something to be true, correct
  • To reveal or allow something to be seen

sure

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  • adjecitve
  • Having no doubts about something
  • Have confidence in your own words or actions
  • Firmly established or held; being firm or stable
  • Being correct or true
  • adverb
  • What you say to agree willingly

great

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

watch

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  • noun
  • Period of time someone is responsible for guarding
  • Device you wear on your wrist that shows the time
  • Official warning statement, e.g. of bad weather
  • verb
  • To keep in check, manage, or control something
  • To look at something for entertainment, e.g. TV
  • To guard a place or people; protect child, etc.
  • To look at carefully to work out what is happening
  • To protect and care for someone or something

love

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  • 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

he

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  • pronoun
  • Object form of a male person you are talking about
  • Refer to a person whose sex is not stated or known

never

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  • adverb
  • Not ever; not at any time

might

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  • other
  • Used to politely request an action
  • Used to express that something could happen
  • Power, strength, force or influence

play

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  • 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

probably

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  • adverb
  • That is likely to happen or be true

ever

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  • adverb
  • At any time; at all times in the future

again

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  • adverb
  • One more time, once more

point

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  • noun
  • An item to be discussed
  • Small spot or dot
  • Fact or detail
  • Feature of something
  • The size of the text on a page or screen
  • A certain time or stage in a process
  • Certain position in time or space
  • Idea or fact you try to convince people about
  • Measurement of scores in a game, sport
  • Sharp end of something, e.g. a pen or pin
  • verb
  • To face a certain direction, e.g. north
  • To indicate something with your finger to others

away

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US / ə'weɪ /

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  • adjecitve
  • Not present
  • adverb
  • Disappear completely
  • Doing something with a lot of energy
  • Not here; far from here; in a different direction
  • To a different area, location

bring

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US / brɪŋ /

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  • verb
  • To take or go with someone to a place

world

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  • noun
  • All the humans, events, activities on the earth
  • Political division due to some kind of similarity

man

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  • noun
  • Humans in general, including male and female
  • An adult male human being
  • Male who acts in a masculine way; not like a woman
  • verb
  • To control or operate (a machine); be in charge of
  • To operate a machine (a boat, etc.)

though

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  • adverb
  • Although, despite the fact that

number

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  • noun
  • Symbols such as 1, 2, 56, 793
  • Particular song or dance performed during a show
  • Total quantity or amount of things
  • verb
  • To put numbers on things
  • To assign a sequence within a group, series, set
  • To claim to be part of a larger group, series, set

both

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  • determiner
  • Used to refer to two things at the same time
  • pronoun
  • Used to refer to two things at the same time

game

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US / ɡeɪm /

UK / ɡem /

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

home

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US / həʊm /

UK / hom /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • A sports team's own field or place of play
  • adverb
  • Into the correct or intended position
  • noun
  • House, apartment or building to be rented or sold
  • Institution for sick or elderly people
  • Place where a person or a family lives
  • Country where a person lives or was born
  • Region that is native to peoples, plant or animals
  • verb
  • To move towards a particular target location

believe

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US / bɪ'li:v /

UK / bɪˈliv /

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  • verb
  • To think or accept that something is true
  • To have a particular opinion about something

four

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US / fɔ:(r) /

UK / fɔr, for /

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  • number
  • 4

side

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US / saɪd /

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A1
  • adjecitve
  • In addition to the central or most important thing
  • Next to, or very close to, the right or left of
  • noun
  • Position or opinion that is opposite to another
  • Right or left part of a person's body
  • Feature of someone's personality
  • Straight edge of an object
  • One of two or more groups fighting each other
  • verb
  • To decide to agree with one point, not the other

five

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US / faɪv /

UK / faɪv /

A1
  • number
  • 5

important

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US / ɪmˈpɔ:tnt /

UK / ɪmˈpɔrtnt /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Having power or authority
  • Having a big effect on (person, the future)

win

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US / wɪn /

UK / wɪn /

A1
  • noun
  • Success in beating the other team or competitors
  • Success in a game or contest
  • verb
  • To get something as a prize because of a success
  • To gain something you want because of your efforts
  • To succeed in a game or contest

sit

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US / sɪt /

UK / sɪt /

A1
  • verb
  • To take an exam
  • To be in a resting position on a chair
  • To provide seating for people
  • To remain in a still position while being painted

against

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US / əˈgenst /

UK / əˈɡenst /

A1
  • preposition
  • In physical contact with, as for support; next to
  • In opposition to; disagreeing with

understand

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US / ˌʌndə'stænd /

UK / ˌʌndɚˈstænd /

A1
  • verb
  • To know the meaning of language, what someone says

team

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US / ti:m /

UK / tim /

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  • noun
  • Group of people working on a task together
  • Group of people playing a sport together

fact

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US / fækt /

UK / fækt /

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  • noun
  • Something that is known or proved to be true

case

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US / keɪs /

UK / kes /

A1
  • noun
  • Container used to carry things, e.g. clothes
  • Set of facts about a crime
  • Set of facts about an event
  • Example or instance of something
  • verb
  • To find out about a place, as in planning to steal

allow

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US / əˈlaʊ /

UK / əˈlaʊ /

A1
  • verb
  • To admit the validity or truth of something
  • To let or permit someone do something

mind

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US / maɪnd /

UK / maɪnd /

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  • 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

wrong

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US / rɒŋ /

UK / rɔŋ, rɑŋ /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Not morally or socially acceptable
  • Not right, incorrect; not true; bad
  • Being inappropriate or unsuitable
  • noun
  • Action that is harmful, unjust or illegal
  • verb
  • To harm someone or treat someone unfairly

matter

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US / 'mætə(r) /

UK / ˈmætɚ /

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

throw

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US / θrəʊ /

UK / θroʊ /

A1
  • noun
  • Arm movement to make a thing fly through the air
  • Loose cloth or blanket (usually over a chair)
  • Forcibly putting someone on the ground
  • verb
  • To use your arm to make something fly in the air
  • To move part of your body suddenly and forcefully
  • To confuse or upset someone
  • (E.g. judo) to forcibly put someone on the ground
  • To put something somewhere suddenly and roughly

six

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US / sɪks /

UK / sɪks /

A1
  • number
  • 6

during

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US / ˈdjʊərɪŋ /

UK / ˈdʊrɪŋ, ˈdjʊr- /

A1
  • preposition
  • At some point in the course of an event or thing

perfect

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US / 'pɜ:fɪkt /

UK / ˈpɚfɪkt /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • So good it cannot be improved
  • verb
  • To do something so well, it cannot be done better

true

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US / tru: /

UK / tru: /

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

boy

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US / bɔɪ /

UK / bɔɪ /

A1
  • noun
  • A young male person

forget

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US / fəˈget /

UK / fərˈget /

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  • verb
  • To not remember something

whether

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US / ˈweðə(r) /

UK / ˈhwɛðɚ, ˈwɛð- /

A1
  • conjunction
  • If something will happen or not

obviously

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US / ˈɒbviəsli /

UK / ˈɑːbviəsli /

A2
  • adverb
  • In a way that is obvious/easy to see or understand

large

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US / lɑ:dʒ /

UK / lɑ:rdʒ /

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  • adjecitve
  • Big; of great size; broad, tall, wide, or fat

must

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US / məst /

UK / mʌst /

A1
  • noun
  • Something that is necessary or required
  • other
  • (Used to state that something ought to be true)
  • Used to say something is required or necessary

young

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US / jʌŋ /

UK / jʌŋ /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • At an early stage of existence; not mature
  • Being recently created or started
  • noun
  • Babies in a group or family of animals

clear

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US / klɪə(r) /

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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

future

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US / ˈfju:tʃə(r) /

UK / ˈfjutʃɚ /

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  • noun
  • Time that is to come after the present

listen

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US / ˈlɪsn /

UK / ˈlɪsən /

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  • verb
  • To carefully consider what someone is saying

short

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US / ʃɔ:t /

UK / ʃɔrt /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Measuring a small distance
  • Happening for a small amount of time
  • Unfriendly or rude
  • adverb
  • Less than what is needed
  • Suddenly stopping what you are saying or doing
  • noun
  • Burning out of an electric current
  • verb
  • (Of electric circuit) to spark because faulty

player

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US / ˈpleɪə(r) /

UK / ˈpleɚ /

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  • noun
  • Machine that plays recorded material
  • Person who plays a musical instrument
  • Person who plays games on devices
  • Person who plays sports

final

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US / ˈfaɪnl /

UK / ˈfaɪnəl /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • That will not be changed; permanent
  • Being the last thing in a series
  • noun
  • Last game in a series in a competition

god

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US / ɡɒd /

UK / ɡɑd /

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  • noun
  • Someone admired because they are famous or good
  • Religion supernatural being with special powers

seven

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US / ˈsevn /

UK / ˈsɛvən /

A1
  • number
  • Number 7

imagine

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US / ɪ'mædʒɪn /

UK / ɪˈmædʒɪn /

A1
  • verb
  • To think creatively about; form mental picture of

season

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US / ˈsi:zn /

UK / ˈsizən /

A1
  • noun
  • One of Spring, Summer, Autumn (Fall) and Winter
  • Time of year when something usually happens
  • verb
  • To add pepper and salt to something
  • To prepare wood for use by allowing it to dry

series

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US / ˈsɪəri:z /

UK / ˈsɪriz /

A1
  • noun
  • Set of stories or articles on a particular subject
  • other
  • Number of things that happen one after another

hang

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US / hæŋ /

UK / hæŋ /

A2
  • verb
  • To attach a picture, photograph etc. onto a wall
  • To float, move softly, or remain in the air
  • To kill by putting a rope around neck and dropping
  • To remain undecided, unsolved or unclear

opportunity

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US / ˌɒpə'tju:nətɪ /

UK / ˌɑpɚˈtunɪti, -ˈtju- /

A2
  • noun
  • Time, situation when a thing might be done; chance

hell

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US / hel /

UK / hɛl /

A2
  • noun
  • Any place of pain and suffering

drink

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US / drɪŋk /

UK / drɪŋk /

A1
  • noun
  • A liquid that you put in your mouth
  • verb
  • To put water in your body through your mouth

dream

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US / dri:m /

UK / drim /

A1
  • 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

mine

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US / maɪn /

UK / maɪn /

A1
  • noun
  • A bomb hidden in the ground or the sea
  • Rich source of material or information
  • Place under the ground where coal, etc. is dug out
  • pronoun
  • That thing that belongs to me
  • verb
  • To place a bomb in the ground or the sea
  • To dig into the earth or sea to obtain minerals

score

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US / skɔ:(r) /

UK / skɔr, skor /

A2
  • noun
  • A sharp mark or cut in the surface of something
  • Current number of points given in a game, contest
  • The written notes and parts of a piece of music
  • An achievement of success
  • Number of points on a test
  • verb
  • To mark or cut something with a sharp object
  • To get or give points in a game, contest, or test
  • To achieve success with something
  • To get points in a test

voice

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US / vɔɪs /

UK / vɔɪs /

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  • noun
  • Ability to sing well
  • Sound made when you speak or sing
  • Opinion; support; right to expression
  • verb
  • To express a thought or opinion, by using words

nine

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US / naɪn /

UK / naɪn /

A1
  • number
  • 9

brother

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US / ˈbrʌðə(r) /

UK / ˈbrʌðɚ /

A1
  • noun
  • A boy or man who shares a parent with you

career

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US / kə'rɪə(r) /

UK / kəˈrɪr /

A2
  • noun
  • Particular occupation in professional life
  • verb
  • To move forward very fast and without control

title

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US / 'taɪtl /

UK / ˈtaɪtl /

A2
  • noun
  • Book produced by a publisher
  • Name given to something to identify or describe it
  • Name showing profession, marriage or social status
  • (Legal) the right to own something, e.g. property
  • Position of being the winner in a sport or contest
  • verb
  • To give a name to identify or describe something

decade

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US / ˈdekeɪd /

UK / ˈdɛkˌed, dɛˈked /

B1
  • noun
  • Period of 10 years

respect

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US / rɪ'spekt /

UK / rɪˈspɛkt /

A2
  • noun
  • Behavior that follows the established rules
  • Admiration for someone
  • Regard or admiration for someone or something
  • verb
  • To follow the established rules
  • To think very highly of another person

sport

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US / spɔ:t /

UK / spɔː(r)t /

A1
  • noun
  • Something that is done for fun, e.g. football
  • Something that is done for fun, e.g. football
  • Game or physical exercise with rules
  • Someone with a good attitude when things go badly
  • verb
  • To do something for fun, e.g. playing with animals
  • To wear, or show something off by wearing it

town

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US / taʊn /

UK / taʊn /

A1
  • noun
  • Small city
  • Part of city with shops and entertainments

mad

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US / mæd /

UK / mæd /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Very angry
  • Enthusiastic about something
  • Being or acting wildly and uncontrollably

former

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US / ˈfɔ:mə(r) /

UK / ˈfɔrmɚ /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Being something previously, but not now
  • noun
  • The first mentioned

twice

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US / twaɪs /

UK / twaɪs /

A1
  • adverb
  • Two times

credit

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US / 'kredɪt /

UK / ˈkrɛdɪt /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Having a positive amount of money
  • noun
  • System to buy something and pay for it later
  • Points earned instead of money
  • Quality of having a good reputation for a reason
  • Points earned towards a university degree
  • verb
  • To add a certain amount of money to a total
  • To recognize someone's achievements or help

court

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US / kɔ:t /

UK / kɔrt, kort /

A2
  • noun
  • Place king or queen meet people, makes laws etc.
  • Place where legal cases are decided
  • Large, flat area, to play tennis or basketball
  • verb
  • To act in a way to shows you wish to marry someone
  • To encourage dangerous behavior
  • To pay attention to someone to get their support

tight

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US / taɪt /

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A2
  • adjecitve
  • Showing anxiety or anger; tense
  • Positioned physically close together
  • Managed or controlled in a strict and careful way
  • (Of road, bend) curving sharply
  • Drunk
  • Being equally matched in ability or score
  • Lacking extra space
  • Having limited time available
  • Being very limited in supply
  • Not generous; mean with money; stingy
  • (Rope or tie) pulled strongly
  • Being in a good solid relationship
  • adverb
  • Firmly; so it can't move

impossible

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US / ɪmˈpɒsəbl /

UK / ɪmˈpɑsəbəl /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • (Child, etc.) very annoying
  • Not possible or very unlikely to happen or exist

loud

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US / laʊd /

UK / laʊd /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Being very bright with colors, clothes etc.
  • Making a lot of noise

obvious

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US / ˈɒbviəs /

UK / ˈɑbviəs /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Easily understood and clear; plain to see

magic

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US / 'mædʒɪk /

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A2
  • adjecitve
  • Concerning or involving tricks for entertainment
  • Being able to produce good results or success
  • noun
  • Attractive, appealing, and exciting quality
  • Performance of tricks for entertainment
  • Special ability or skill that causes success
  • Use of the supernatural to make things happen

till

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US / tɪl /

UK / tɪl /

A2
  • conjunction
  • Until
  • noun
  • Drawer used for holding money, in a bank or store
  • preposition
  • Until
  • verb
  • To prepare the ground in order to plant crops

argue

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US / ˈɑ:gju: /

UK / ˈɑ:rgju: /

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  • verb
  • To fight or disagree over something
  • To state your reasons for or against an idea

ultimately

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US / ˈʌltɪmətli /

UK / ˈʌltəmɪtli /

B1
  • adverb
  • Done or considered as the final and most important

champion

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US / 'tʃæmpɪən /

UK / 'tʃæmpɪən /

A2
  • noun
  • Person who fights for or supports strongly
  • verb
  • To support or fight for something you believe in

root

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US / ru:t /

UK / rut, rʊt /

A2
  • noun
  • Emotional connection with a place, history etc.
  • The origin or starting place of something
  • A number that is multiplied by itself
  • Part of plant growing underground, as to get water
  • Part of tooth, hair etc. from which the rest grows
  • Base part of a word to which affixes can be added
  • verb
  • To cause a plant to develop or grow roots
  • (Animals) to search for e.g. food in earth
  • To stop someone moving, as through fear

bird

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US / bɜ:d /

UK / bɜ:rd /

A1
  • noun
  • Animal with feathers that uses wings to fly

guest

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US / ɡest /

UK / ɡɛst /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Referring to people visiting or staying at a place
  • noun
  • Person invited to visit or stay in someone's home
  • Paying customer at a hotel or restaurant

debate

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US / dɪ'beɪt /

UK / dɪˈbet /

A2
  • noun
  • General public discussion of a topic
  • A formal event where two sides discuss a topic
  • verb
  • To consider options before making a decision
  • To take part in a formal discussion

appearance

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US / əˈpɪərəns /

UK / əˈpɪrəns /

A2
  • noun
  • The way a person looks to others
  • The way that something looks

gym

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US / dʒɪm /

UK / dʒɪm /

C2
  • noun
  • Physical education taught as a class in school
  • Building used for physical activities or sports

era

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US / 'ɪərə /

UK / 'ɪrə /

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  • noun
  • Period characterized by particular events, people

advance

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US / əd'vɑ:ns /

UK / ædˈvæns /

A2
  • noun
  • Forward movement by an army
  • An attempt to seduce someone
  • verb
  • (Of an army) to move forward
  • To change or improve
  • To increase in price or value
  • To move forward in a certain direction
  • To try to seduce someone

championship

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US / ˈtʃæmpiənʃɪp /

UK / ˈtʃæmpiənˌʃɪp /

B1
  • noun
  • Sports competition to find the best player or team

defensive

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US / dɪˈfensɪv /

UK / dɪˈfɛnsɪv /

B1
  • adjecitve
  • Protecting something, yourself from attack

comparison

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US / kəmˈpærɪsn /

UK / kəmˈpærɪsən /

A2
  • noun
  • Act of comparing things

regret

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US / rɪ'ɡret /

UK / rɪˈɡrɛt /

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  • noun
  • Feeling of being sorry, as for what you didn't do
  • verb
  • To feel sorrow or guilt, as for what you didn't do

podcast

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US / 'pɒdkɑ:st /

UK / 'pɑ:dkæst /

A2
  • noun
  • A digital recording (e.g. radio show) for download

joe

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US / /

UK / /

A1
  • noun
  • An ordinary man.

james

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US / dʒeimz /

UK / dʒemz /

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  • proper noun
  • The name of seven Stuart kings of Scotland.
  • The name of two kings of England, Ireland, and Scotland.

michael

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US / ˈmaɪkə /

UK / 'maɪkə /

A1

congrat

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chunk

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US / tʃʌŋk /

UK / tʃʌŋk /

B2
  • noun
  • A large bit of something; thick lump

inform

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US / ɪnˈfɔ:m /

UK / ɪnˈfɔ:rm /

A2
  • verb
  • To give information or facts about something

shade

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US / ʃeɪd /

UK / ʃed /

A2
  • noun
  • Area of darkness when something blocks the light
  • Something that blocks or reduces light
  • Color that is a little darker or brighter than
  • verb
  • To shelter something from direct light
  • To change the truth to deceive or influence
  • To make one part of a picture darker or lighter

stat

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US / stæt /

UK / stæt /

A1
  • noun
  • Short for statistic

chris

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sweep

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US / swi:p /

UK / swip /

A2
  • noun
  • Man who cleans chimneys
  • Act of cleaning a surface with a brush
  • Long, smooth movement made with your arm or a tool
  • Movement or search that covers a large area
  • verb
  • To clean something from a surface with a brush
  • To move or pass quickly and steadily
  • To search a very wide area for something

won

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US / wʌn /

UK / wʌn, won /

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  • verb
  • To gain something you want because of your efforts
  • To succeed in a game or contest

worthy

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US / 'wɜ:ðɪ /

UK / ˈwɚði /

B1
  • adjecitve
  • Having merit or value; being honorable, admirable

robert

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US / 'rɒbət /

UK / 'rɒbət /

A1
  • proper noun
  • The name of three kings of Scotland.

seventh

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US / 'sevnθ /

UK / ˈsɛvənθ /

A1
  • noun
  • 7th

johnson

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US / ˈdʒɔnsn /

UK / ˈdʒɑnsən /

A1
  • noun
  • A man's penis.

fox

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US / fɒks /

UK / fɑ:ks /

A2
  • noun
  • Small forest animal with 4 legs and a long tail
  • Clever, tricky person
  • Offensive; do not use woman thought to be sexy
  • verb
  • To make something difficult to understand; confuse
  • To trick someone in a clever way

tim

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US / tɪm /

UK / tɪm /

A1
  • abbreviation
  • Timothy (especially in biblical references).

nba

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US / ˌenbi:'eɪ /

UK / ˌenbi:'eɪ /

A1
  • abbreviation
  • NBA is an acronym

curry

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US / 'kʌrɪ /

UK / ˈkə:ri, ˈkʌri /

B1
  • noun
  • Indian food made of vegetables, meat and spices

jordan

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US / ˈdʒɔːdn /

UK / ˈdʒɔːrdn /

A1
  • noun
  • An Arab kingdom in southwestern Asia on the Red Sea

considerably

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US / kənˈsɪdərəbli /

UK / kənˈsɪdərəblɪ /

B1
  • adverb
  • Quite a lot; to a large degree

undefeated

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US / ˌʌndɪ'fi:tɪd /

UK / ˌʌndɪ'fi:tɪd /

B1
  • adjecitve
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  • Introduction to Video Content
  • In a video titled 'Stephen A. Smith shows how Michael Jordan DESTROYS LeBron James in the GOAT debate', Stephen A. Smith delves into the comparison between basketball legends Michael Jordan and LeBron James. Smith presents compelling statistics and facts to support his argument that Jordan surpasses James in the debate for the greatest player of all time.
    Smith begins by acknowledging that he is aware of the desire to discuss the Jordan-James comparison and expresses his readiness to engage in the debate. He asserts that he possesses a wealth of statistics and numbers that reinforce his stance. Smith emphasizes the significance of these details, as he anticipates opposing viewpoints.
    One of the most glaring differences Smith highlights is the disparity in championship titles. He notes that Michael Jordan won six NBA championships, compared to LeBron James' four. Furthermore, Jordan achieved an immaculate record in the NBA Finals, remaining undefeated in all six appearances. Smith also notes that Jordan never allowed a NBA Final Series to reach a seventh game, emphasizing his dominance in pivotal moments.
    Smith proceeds to illustrate Jordan's superiority in a multitude of areas, emphasizing his ten titles compared to LeBron's one scoring title. He further accentuates Jordan's defensive prowess, highlighting his nine-time selection to the NBA First Team All-Defensive and his achievement of being named the Defensive Player of the Year in 1988. In contrast, James has not won the Defensive Player of the Year award.
    Smith is careful to assert that he recognizes LeBron James' greatness and acknowledges him as a worthy number two in the discussion. However, he argues that Michael Jordan's achievements on both ends of the court solidify his position as the greatest player of all time. Smith makes it clear that he does not intend to diminish LeBron James' accomplishments by praising Jordan.
    To provide context, Smith mentions that Jordan was swept twice in his career, just like LeBron James. However, he clarifies that these two occurrences were in best-of-five series in 1986 and 1987 against the formidable Boston Celtics led by Larry Bird. In contrast, Jordan never suffered a sweep in a best-of-seven series throughout his career.
    Smith concludes by referencing his friendship with Chris Broussard from Fox Sports, clarifying that he does not want to take away credit from his colleague.
    In summary, Stephen A. Smith presents a compelling argument for Michael Jordan as the greater player in the enduring debate with LeBron James. Smith uses various statistics and facts to demonstrate Jordan's superiority, while simultaneously acknowledging James' remarkable career. The debate continues, but Smith firmly believes in Jordan's status as the GOAT.
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  • Now I know for some of you out there, it's a perfect opportunity to bring up the Michael Jordan, LeBron James comparison.
  • So you know I'm here for it, right?
  • Cause you know I have these stats, I have these numbers.
  • And you know that I wasn't going to forget to bring them out of here.
  • Because it's important y'all, it's important.
  • Cause I know some of y'all are gonna talk.
  • The obvious, you do know that MJ has six titles, right?
  • And LeBron has four.
  • You do know that, right?
  • You do know that MJ was undefeated in all six NBA Finals appearance.
  • Do you know that?
  • You do know that Michael Jordan never allowed an NBA Final Series to get to a seventh game.
  • Did you know that?
  • I'm sure you did.
  • Did you know he's a 10 time champion?
  • And LeBron has won a scoring title one time?
  • Did you know he's a nine time first team all defensive player?
  • LeBron James did that five times.
  • Did you know that Michael Jordan is the former defensive player of the year, 1988?
  • LeBron James has never won a defensive player of the year.
  • We're talking about what you do on both sides of the court.
  • And we're talking about Michael Jordan in my mind being the greatest but not throwing any shade on LeBron James cause he's the worthy number two.
  • But he's about to get swept.
  • By the way, Michael Jordan, he got swept twice just like LeBron did.
  • But it was in best of five series in 86 and 87 to Larry Bird, McHale, Robert Parrish, Dennis Johnson, Danny Agino's boys in a best of five series.
  • Michael Jordan has never gotten swept in a best of seven series in his career.
  • By the way, and I don't want to take any credit away from my brother, Chris Broussard, who works for Fox Sports.
  • He and I are tight.
  • We go back decades.
  • I love him like a brother.
  • I don't want to take any credit away from him.
  • I was listening to him other day talk about the Jordan LeBron comparisons.
  • And Chris Broussard made a point that obviously I know but because of the bevy of things that are on my mind I might've forgotten to bring up at that time.
  • Do you understand that during the LeBron James era there were debates as to whether or not he was the best in the world because Kobe was still playing at one time.
  • Tim Duncan was still playing for a large chunk of that time.
  • And ultimately Steph Curry has been playing a large chunk of that time.
  • Do you know that when Michael Jordan was playing there was never a debate ever as to who was the best in the world?
  • Did you know that?
  • There was never a debate.
  • Even before Michael Jordan won the title in 91, from 88 on, it was clear that Michael Jordan even with Larry Bird or Magic Johnson winning championships, it was clear that Michael Jordan was the best player in the world.
  • Larry Bird called him God in gym shorts.
  • Magic and them wanted to get at him when he showed up in Barcelona for the dream team.
  • And Michael Jordan said, there's a new sheriff in town.
  • They didn't give him the man till he took it.
  • That's not the case with LeBron James.
  • And I saw my man Joe Budden, who by the way has a great podcast and I got a lot of love for that brother.
  • I've been a guest on his show before, probably will be again in the future.
  • I got a lot of love and respect for him.
  • But he's talking about, you know, he's sitting up there drinking, hanging with his boys, doing his podcast, talking about ain't no debate about LeBron and Jordan and you know, look at who LeBron played against.
  • Look at who Jordan played against.
  • My brother, I regret to inform you that you must be considerably younger than me because I don't know what the hell you were watching.
  • There's a debate about that.
  • Matter of fact, if it ain't a debate, it's on the other side to my man, Joe Budden, who I got mad love for.
  • And I root for that brother all the time.
  • We just talking LeBron MJ.
  • I wouldn't argue with him though, because believe it or not, his voice actually could get louder than mine.
  • Believe that.
  • I know that's impossible to imagine, but it's true.
  • But he's wrong about this LeBron MJ debate.
  • I just say all of that to say, congratulations to the Lakers for a good season.
  • In advance, you're going home.