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Viewer Mail: Paul Puts On Dave's Hairpiece | Letterman

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evangelist

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US / ɪˈvændʒəlɪst /

UK / ɪˈvændʒəlɪst /

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  • noun
  • Person who preaches the gospel of Jesus Christ

down

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US / daʊn /

UK / daʊn /

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  • 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

then

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US / ðen /

UK / ðɛn /

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  • 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

again

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US / ə'ɡen /

UK / əˈɡɛn /

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  • adverb
  • One more time, once more

number

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US / ˈnʌmbə(r) /

UK / ˈnʌmbɚ /

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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

that

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US / ðæt /

UK / ðæt, ðət /

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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’

san

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  • adjective
  • Relating to the San or their languages.
  • noun
  • A member of the aboriginal peoples of southern Africa commonly called Bushmen.
  • The group of Khoisan languages spoken by the San.

nail

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US / neɪl /

UK / nel /

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  • noun
  • Pointed piece of metal used to join pieces of wood
  • Hard part at the end of your finger
  • verb
  • To attach things together with metal nails
  • To catch someone doing an illegal activity
  • To complete something perfectly or successfully

happen

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UK / ˈhæpən /

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  • verb
  • To take place or occur

parasite

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US / 'pærəsaɪt /

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  • noun
  • Small animal or plant living off a bigger one
  • One who depends on someone else, without working

own

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US / əʊn /

UK / on /

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  • adjecitve
  • Belong to oneself
  • determiner
  • Yours, his, hers, etc.; not belonging to another
  • pronoun
  • (Something) belong to myself
  • verb
  • To have something as your property

underrate

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US / ˌʌndəˈreɪt /

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  • verb
  • To undervalue or underestimate

beth

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US / beiθ,beθ /

UK / bɛt /

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  • noun
  • Second letter of the Hebrew alphabet

exciting

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US / ɪkˈsaɪtɪŋ /

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  • adjecitve
  • Creating interest, happiness or pleasurable fear
  • verb
  • To cause a reaction; make active
  • To make someone feel happy, interested or eager

hardly

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US / ˈhɑ:dli /

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  • adverb
  • Clearly or undoubtedly not; very little
  • Almost not; scarcely

michael

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jeez

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  • noun
  • Used to express surprise or annoyance

witty

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US / ˈwɪti /

UK / ˈwɪti /

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  • adjecitve
  • Making a joke in a clever or intelligent way

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

helicopter

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  • noun
  • Aircraft with spinning blades at the top
  • verb
  • To transport by helicopter

about

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US / ə'baʊt /

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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)

even

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US / 'i:vn /

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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

offer

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  • noun
  • Price you say you are willing to pay for something
  • Act of making a thing available to be accepted
  • verb
  • To suggest a price you are willing to pay
  • To give the opportunity to accept something
  • To say you are willing to do something
  • To give or say something as an act of worship

bottom

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US / 'bɒtəm /

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  • adjecitve
  • Concerning the part under something, e.g. a vase
  • noun
  • The part of your body you sit on
  • Lowest position, often in a company or contest
  • Lowest part of something; part on which it rests
  • Lowest level, part or point of an object
  • The part under something, e.g. a vase
  • verb
  • To hit the lowest part of something

win

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US / wɪn /

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  • 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

interesting

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  • adjecitve
  • Taking your attention; making you want to know
  • verb
  • To make someone want to know about something
  • To persuade to do, become involved with something

cute

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  • adjecitve
  • Attractive in a pretty or endearing way

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

people

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US / 'pi:pl /

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  • noun
  • Persons sharing culture, country, background, etc.
  • Men, Women, Children

touch

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  • noun
  • Certain way of doing that makes something special
  • A small amount of something
  • Feeling of a surface
  • verb
  • To affect feelings, especially by causing sympathy
  • To be next to each other with no space between
  • To get involved with (used in negative)
  • To feel an object with your fingers, etc.

each

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US / i:tʃ /

UK / itʃ /

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

yeah

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US / jeə /

UK / ˈjɛə, ˈjæə, jɛ- /

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  • exclamation
  • Another way of saying 'yes'

enough

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US / ɪˈnʌf /

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  • adjecitve
  • Sufficient to answer the need
  • adverb
  • To a satisfactory degree
  • pronoun
  • Equal to what is needed; as much as required
  • Adequate number or amount

sea

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

york

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US / jɔ:k /

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  • proper noun
  • A city in northern England, on the Ouse River; population 136,900 (est. 2009).
  • A commercial and industrial city in southeastern Pennsylvania; population 40,097 (est. 2008).
  • The southwestern tip of Hayes Peninsula, on Baffin Bay in Greenland. It served as a base for US expl

get

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US / ɡet /

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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

what

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US / wɒt /

UK / hwɑt, hwʌt, wɔt, wʌt,hwət, wət /

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  • 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

mail

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US / meɪl /

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  • noun
  • Soldier's coat of linked chains, worn long ago
  • Sending, collecting, and delivering letters
  • A letter, package or email
  • verb
  • To send a letter or email

they

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US / ðeɪ /

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

gurney

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US / ˈgɜ:ni /

UK / ˈgɜ:rni /

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  • other
  • A metal stretcher with wheels

nice

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US / naɪs /

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  • adjecitve
  • Being attractive or of high quality or value
  • Good or enjoyable
  • Being kind or friendly

sir

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US / sɜ:(r) /

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  • noun
  • Form of polite address to a man you do not know
  • Title used to address men with authority

nbc

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US / ˌen biː ˈsiː /

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  • abbreviation
  • (in the US) National Broadcasting Company.
  • (of weapons or warfare) nuclear, biological, and chemical.

gee

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US / dʒi: /

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  • exclamation
  • Give a command to a horse to turn to right
  • Used to express concern or surprise

list

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US / lɪst /

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  • noun
  • Lean of a boat to one side
  • Series of written names, words or numbers
  • verb
  • To lean to one side, like a boat or ship
  • To present for sale for a specific price
  • To write a series of names, words, or numbers

slug

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US / slʌg /

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  • verb
  • To punch or hit with a closed fist

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

meese

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very

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  • adjecitve
  • Concerning a large degree or amount
  • adverb
  • A lot; much; many
  • Used to stress or emphasize a noun

chart

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US / tʃɑ:t /

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  • noun
  • Drawing showing information in a clear way
  • Map of the sea or stars
  • verb
  • To make a plan for future action
  • To make a map of
  • To keep a record of developments over time

virile

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US / ˈvɪərəl, -ˌaɪl /

UK / ˈvɪrəl, -ˌaɪl /

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  • adjecitve
  • Showing strength and energy

all

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US / ɔ:l /

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

viewer

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  • noun
  • Special machine to look at pictures
  • Someone who watches, e.g. television

davis

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US / 'deɪvɪs /

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  • proper noun
  • An academic and agricultural city in north central California, west of Sacramento; population 62,593

atlantic

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US / æt'læntɪk /

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  • adjecitve
  • Of the ocean between Africa and the Americas

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

shader

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US / ˌdi:viˈeɪʃn /

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dinner

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

who

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US / hu: /

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

top

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US / tɒp /

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  • adjecitve
  • Being good or great; excellent
  • Being the most in degree or quality
  • noun
  • Item of clothing covering shoulders to waist, hips
  • A cover or lid
  • Part (e.g. road) that is the furthest away
  • Highest or upper part or point of something
  • Best or highest status or position
  • Flat upper surface or edge of an object
  • Child's toy that spins on its point
  • Upper section or leaves of fruits and vegetables
  • Winning in a sport or contest
  • verb
  • To be higher or larger than a specific value
  • To arrive at the highest point of something
  • To put a cover or layer or over something
  • To kill; murder
  • To hold the highest position on a list
  • To be more important, successful or better than
  • To beat someone or win at a game

mulligan

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  • noun
  • (in informal golf) an extra stroke allowed after a poor shot, not counted on the scorecard.

pacific

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US / pə'sɪfɪk /

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  • adjecitve
  • Relating to or bordering the Pacific Ocean
  • Concerned with peace or of a peaceful nature

comma

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US / ˈkɒmə /

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  • noun
  • Mark showing a pause or list in a sentence

pretty

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US / 'prɪtɪ /

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  • adjecitve
  • Being attractive to the eye in a simple way
  • adverb
  • Very; to a great degree

pay

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US / peɪ /

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  • noun
  • Money you receive from your job, work, etc.
  • verb
  • To give money for goods or work done
  • To give (attention, respect, etc.) to
  • To be punished or suffer for something you did
  • To make (a visit) to a person or place

their

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US / ðɛː /

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  • determiner
  • Belonging to them

salesman

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US / 'seɪlzmən /

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  • noun
  • Person whose job is to sell things

dye

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  • noun
  • A liquid that colors hair, cloth etc.
  • verb
  • To make (hair, leather) colored by using chemicals

batman

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  • noun
  • An orderly assigned to serve a British military officer

thank

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  • verb
  • To tell someone you are grateful to them

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

cushy

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US / ˈkʊʃi /

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  • adjecitve
  • (Of a task, etc.) not taking too much effort; easy

horn

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  • noun
  • Device that makes a loud warning noise
  • (Animals) hard pointed structure growing on heads
  • Material from animal antlers
  • Metal wind instrument

main

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  • adjecitve
  • Most important; most often used

believe

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

lifelike

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  • adjecitve
  • Realistic; looking real

write

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  • verb
  • To compose letters and words on paper or a screen
  • To invent or create a computer program
  • To create a song or piece of music

beat

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  • noun
  • Regular movement or rhythm (e.g. heart or music)
  • verb
  • To move in regular motions in order to push blood
  • To strike or hit repeatedly and with great force
  • To mix ingredients together with a fork or machine
  • To play a drum
  • To win against another person or team; defeat

realize

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US / 'ri:əlaɪz /

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  • verb
  • To become aware of or understand mentally

tease

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

binghamton

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  • proper noun
  • An industrial city in south central New York, on the Susquehanna River, near the Pennsylvania border

day

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US / deɪ /

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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

shame

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  • noun
  • Feeling of guilt because you did something wrong
  • verb
  • To make someone feel ashamed

wait

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  • verb
  • To delay or not do something until later
  • To spend time until an expected thing happens
  • To remain in a place until a thing happens

reason

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  • noun
  • Ability to think about facts and form a judgment
  • Explanation for why something occurred or was done
  • verb
  • To think and make conclusions in a logical manner

sparkle

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US / ˈspɑ:kl /

UK / ˈspɑ:rkl /

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

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

four

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  • number
  • 4

slap

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  • verb
  • To hit with the open hand or with a flat object

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

folk

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  • adjecitve
  • (Of ordinary people) not sophisticated
  • noun
  • Ordinary common people

many

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  • determiner
  • Used to refer a large number of things

here

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

listen

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US / ˈlɪsn /

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  • verb
  • To carefully consider what someone is saying

guess

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

deserve

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US / dɪ'zɜ:v /

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  • verb
  • To be worthy of, e.g. getting praise or attention

actually

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US / ˈæktʃuəli /

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

lady

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US / 'leɪdɪ /

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  • noun
  • Another way of saying 'woman'
  • Official title of a woman with high social rank

feel

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US / fi:l /

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  • verb
  • To be aware of or experience an emotion, sensation
  • To sense through direct contact; touch

dealer

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US / ˈdi:lə(r) /

UK / ˈdilɚ /

A2
  • noun
  • Someone who buys things to sell to others

ever

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US / 'evə(r) /

UK / ˈɛvɚ /

A1
  • adverb
  • At any time; at all times in the future

capture

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US / 'kæptʃə(r) /

UK / ˈkæptʃɚ /

B1
  • verb
  • To attract and hold e.g. interest, attention
  • To record, tape, or film something
  • To catch and prevent from being free
  • To take control of a place or object by force

probably

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US / ˈprɒbəbli /

UK / ˈprɑbəbli /

A1
  • adverb
  • That is likely to happen or be true

lose

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US / lu:z /

UK / luz /

A1
  • verb
  • To be unable to keep in check or control something
  • To decrease in value or quantity (e.g. weight)
  • To stop having certain qualities or abilities
  • To stop having or being entitled to
  • To fail to win something that is being contested
  • To be unable to find something you once had
  • To be dependent on someone (used with 'not')

stupid

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US / ˈstju:pɪd /

UK / ˈstu:pɪd /

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

will

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US / wɪl /

UK / wɪl /

A1
  • 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

episode

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US / 'epɪsəʊd /

UK / ˈɛpɪˌsod /

B1
  • noun
  • One separate event in a series of events
  • Show which is part of a larger story

true

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US / tru: /

UK / tru: /

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

sometime

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US / ˈsʌmtaɪm /

UK / ˈsʌmˌtaɪm /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • At an unknown time in the future

thousand

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US / ˈθaʊznd /

UK / ˈθaʊzənd /

A1
  • number
  • Number 1,000

fosse

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US / fɒs /

UK / fɑs /

A1
  • noun
  • A long, narrow trench or excavation, especially in a fortification.

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)

gesture

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US / 'dʒestʃə(r) /

UK / ˈdʒɛstʃɚ /

A2
  • noun
  • Bodily movement expressing a particular meaning
  • Something you do to express gratitude, regret etc.
  • verb
  • To move your body to convey a message e.g. wave

charm

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US / tʃɑ:m /

UK / tʃɑrm /

A2
  • noun
  • Quality of making people like you; attractiveness
  • verb
  • To cause others to like you or do what you want

could

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US / kəd /

UK / kʊd /

A1
  • other
  • Past form of 'can' to mean have ability
  • Used to ask for something politely, or to offer

end

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US / end /

UK / ɛnd /

A1
  • 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

part

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US / pɑ:t /

UK / pɑ:rt /

A1
  • 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

low

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US / ləʊ /

UK / lo /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Having a small quantity, supply, or amount
  • Being unhappy or unpleasant in attitude
  • Not high; being near the ground, or bottom
  • (Of a voice, sound) being soft; quiet
  • noun
  • Situation of not having a lot of something

burt

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US / bɜrt /

UK / /

A1
  • other
  • English psychologist whose studies of twins were later said to have used fabricated data

groupie

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US / ˈgru:pi /

UK / ˈɡrupi /

C1
  • noun
  • Enthusiastic young (female) fan of rock groups

air

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US / eə(r) /

UK / er /

A1
  • noun
  • Mixture of gases around the earth that we breathe
  • A person's manner intended to impress others
  • verb
  • To expose to the outside, to dry or freshen
  • To broadcast a TV or radio show
  • To open a subject to discussion and debate

last

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US / lɑ:st /

UK / læst /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Most recent; the latest
  • The one before
  • adverb
  • Final; with nothing following; after all others
  • Most recent; the latest
  • determiner
  • The one at the end
  • verb
  • To remain or continue for a certain period of time

gerard

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US / ˈdʒɛrɑːd /

UK / dʒəˈrɑrd /

A1

his

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US / hɪz /

UK / hɪz /

A1
  • pronoun
  • Something belonging to a male person

performer

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US / pəˈfɔ:mə(r) /

UK / pərˈfɔ:rmə(r) /

A2
  • noun
  • Someone who completes a task well
  • Actor, musician, dancer, etc. who entertains

know

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US / nəʊ /

UK / noʊ /

A1
  • 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

boy

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US / bɔɪ /

UK / bɔɪ /

A1
  • noun
  • A young male person

ensemble

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US / ɑ:nˈsɑ:mbl /

UK / ɑnˈsɑmbəl /

B2
  • noun
  • Group of things, people working together

draw

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US / drɔ: /

UK / drɔ /

A1
  • noun
  • Something that attracts people to visit a place
  • A lottery or prize
  • Result of a game, contest where the score is equal
  • verb
  • To attract attention to someone or something
  • To get closer to or approach something or someone
  • To influence a person's involvement in something
  • To move an object by pulling
  • To create an image using pen or pencil and paper
  • To take one thing out of a container, etc.
  • (Of 2 teams) to finish a game with the same score

pal

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US / pæl /

UK / pæl /

B1
  • noun
  • Friend

have

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US / həv /

UK / hæv /

A1
  • 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

car

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US / kɑ:(r) /

UK / kɑr /

A1
  • noun
  • A vehicle with wheels and engine to carry people

hear

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US / hɪə(r) /

UK / hɪr /

A1
  • verb
  • To be aware of sound; to perceive with the ear
  • To be told or find out information or facts
  • To consider or listen to a court case

machine

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US / mə'ʃi:n /

UK / məˈʃin /

A1
  • noun
  • Piece of equipment used to do work
  • Powerful group who control and organize things
  • verb
  • To shape, work on something, using a device

barber

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US / ˈbɑ:bə(r) /

UK / ˈbɑ:rbə(r) /

B2
  • noun
  • Person whose job is to cut men's hair, shave them

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

gosh

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US / gɔʃ /

UK / ɡɑʃ /

C2
  • exclamation
  • Expression showing surprise

two

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US / tu: /

UK / tu /

A1
  • number
  • 2

out

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US / aʊt /

UK / aʊt /

A1
  • 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

manly

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US / 'mænlɪ /

UK / ˈmænli /

B2
  • adverb
  • Like a man is supposed to be; brave; strong

hey

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US / heɪ /

UK / he /

A1
  • exclamation
  • What you say when you want someone's attention

steve

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US / ˈstɜ:nəm /

UK / ˈstɜ:rnəm /

A1

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

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

keep

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US / ki:p /

UK / kip /

A1
  • noun
  • Large, strong tower in the middle of a castle
  • Money spent on you so you can live in a place
  • verb
  • To continue doing something; not to stop
  • To stop balls going in a goal in sports
  • To not give back or return something
  • (Of food) to not spoil or not rot
  • To take possession of something to own, e.g. a pet
  • To have and continue to hold something
  • To do something that you have promised or agreed
  • To stay in a certain place or condition
  • To maintain the rules

robin

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US / 'rɒbɪn /

UK / ˈrɑbɪn /

B1
  • noun
  • Person's name
  • Bird with a red or orange chest and a grayish back

hairpiece

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US / ˈheəpi:s /

UK / ˈherpi:s /

C2
  • noun
  • Human or artificial hair, e.g. to hide baldness

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

ward

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US / wɔ:d /

UK / wɔ:rd /

B1
  • noun
  • Person's name
  • Child legally protected and cared for by a court
  • Section or part of a town or city
  • Separate part or area of a hospital

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

carr

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US / kɑ: /

UK / kɑ: /

A1
  • noun
  • Fen woodland or scrub that is typically dominated by alder or willow.

form

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US / fɔ:m /

UK / fɔrm /

A1
  • noun
  • Sports team or person's current winning record
  • Document you complete when making an application
  • Visible shape or style; type; kind
  • verb
  • To organize something such as a club or group
  • To develop; to come into a shape or substance
  • To make something into a particular shape

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

office

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US / ˈɒfɪs /

UK / ˈɔ:fɪs /

A1
  • noun
  • Room or building used for business
  • Important job position, often in a government

leave

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US / li:v /

UK / liv /

A1
  • noun
  • Permission to do something
  • Vacation time; time off work
  • verb
  • To go away from; depart
  • To gift property to someone after you die
  • To allow something to continue happening
  • To let something remain unused or available
  • To let something or someone remain somewhere

francisco

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US / fræn'sɪskəʊ /

UK / fræn'sɪskoʊ /

A1
  • proper noun
  • (1892–1975), Spanish general and dictator, head of state 1939–75. Leader of the Nationalists in the

forever

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US / fər'evə(r) /

UK / fɔrˈɛvɚ, fə- /

B1
  • adverb
  • For all future time; in the future

front

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US / frʌnt /

UK / frʌnt /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Opposite of back; the forward part of an object
  • noun
  • Behavior not showing a person's true feelings
  • Area where fighting in a war is happening
  • Place where air of different temperatures meets
  • verb
  • To have the forward part facing something
  • To lead a group of people, usually a band

come

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US / kʌm /

UK / kʌm /

A1
  • verb
  • To arrive at a place
  • (Of mail) to be delivered
  • To move toward someone; go with someone
  • To reach a certain point or state

bradley

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US / ˈbrædli /

UK / ˈbrædli /

A1
  • noun
  • A medium-sized tank equipped for use in combat.

from

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US / frəm /

UK / frʌm, frɑm,frəm /

A1
  • preposition
  • Starting at a particular place, time or level

guy

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US / ɡaɪ /

UK / ɡaɪ /

A1
  • noun
  • Man; boy; any person

invite

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US / ɪnˈvaɪt /

UK / ɪnˈvaɪt /

A2
  • noun
  • An invitation
  • verb
  • To ask someone to go somewhere or do something

bowling

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US / 'bəʊlɪŋ /

UK / ˈbolɪŋ /

A2
  • noun
  • Game to roll a ball at objects to knock them down
  • verb
  • To roll a ball in the sport of bowling
  • To throw a ball in a game such as cricket
  • The playing of a game of tenpins or duckpins etc.

wonderful

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US / ˈwʌndəfl /

UK / 'wʌndərfl /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Producing feelings of enjoyment or delight

only

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US / ˈəunli /

UK / ˈonli /

A1
  • adverb
  • Just one; just that amount or thing; not more than
  • Not very important or serious
  • Just that type of thing, person
  • Short time ago; not before a certain time
  • conjunction
  • Except; but

dave

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US / deɪv /

UK / deɪv /

A1

hair

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US / heə(r) /

UK / her /

A1
  • noun
  • Long thin strands growing on your head or body
  • Short distance; a very small amount

east

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US / i:st /

UK / i:st /

A1
  • noun
  • Direction where the sun rises
  • Geographic area including India, China, Japan etc.

local

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US / ˈləʊkl /

UK / ˈloʊkl /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • Relating to a particular area, city, or town
  • noun
  • Bus or train, that stops at most stations
  • People who live in the area being discussed
  • The pub you most frequently go to

put

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US / pʊt /

UK / pʊt /

A1
  • phrasal verb
  • to make a light stop shining by pressing or moving a switch
  • verb
  • To move or place a thing in a particular position
  • To rate something in importance or value
  • To write or say something in a certain manner

shoot

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US / ʃu:t /

UK / ʃut /

A2
  • noun
  • Emerging new part of a plant
  • verb
  • To kick or throw a ball at a goal
  • To fire a gun; injure or kill someone with a gun
  • To (cause to) fly away forcefully
  • To use a camera to record a film/take a photograph

chick

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US / tʃɪk /

UK / tʃɪk /

A2
  • noun
  • A baby bird

hello

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US / hə'ləʊ /

UK / hɛˈlo, hə- /

A1
  • exclamation
  • What you say when you meet someone

heck

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US / hek /

UK / hɛk /

A1
  • exclamation
  • Expressing surprise, or frustration

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)

for

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US / fə(r) /

UK / fɔr,fə /

A1
  • preposition
  • Used to show the purpose, or need of something

letter

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US / 'letə(r) /

UK / ˈlɛtɚ /

A1
  • noun
  • One of the 26 parts of the English alphabet
  • Message you put in an envelope and send by post

redecorate

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US / ˌriːˈdekəreɪt /

UK / ˌriːˈdekəreɪt /

B1
  • verb
  • To redo the decoration of an apartment or house

well

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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
  • In a successful way, in a good or satisfactory way
  • exclamation
  • Used to begin or continue a particular statement
  • Used to show you want to start saying something
  • Used to express that you are waiting for a reply
  • You say this to change the topic of a conversation
  • Used to indicate you are making a final remark
  • noun
  • Long deep hole in the ground to get water
  • verb
  • To cause your eyes to fill with tears

california

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US / ˌkælɪ'fɔ:njə, -'fɔ:ni:ə /

UK / ˌkælɪ'fɔ:rnjəˌ -'fɔ:rni:ə /

A1
  • noun
  • A state in the western United States on the Pacific; the rd largest state; known for earthquakes

sound

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US / saʊnd /

UK / saʊnd /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Sensible, dependable and reliable
  • Unbroken or undisturbed, as of sleep
  • Firm or solid in structure
  • Sane; not mentally ill
  • Clearly reasoned; involving sense, good judgment
  • noun
  • Unique quality that characterizes a style of music
  • Waves traveling in air or water that can be heard
  • verb
  • To seem or appear to be, from what was said
  • To say in a clear deliberate manner
  • To make a noise, e.g. to ring a bell

through

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US / θru: /

UK / θru /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • having finished using or doing something
  • adverb
  • From the beginning of something until the end
  • preposition
  • Over, in, across an entire thing or place
  • Allowing you to pass between, or to
  • By a particular way or process; by the use of

kill

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US / kɪl /

UK / kɪl /

A1
  • noun
  • Animal killed by a person or other animal
  • verb
  • To cause someone to experience a lot of pain
  • To end the life of a person or other living thing
  • To be very funny
  • To prevent something from continuing or operating
  • To do something unimportant to pass time quickly

television

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US / ˈtelɪvɪʒn /

UK / ˈtɛləˌvɪʒən /

A1
  • noun
  • Device that broadcasts programs, movies or show

haircut

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US / ˈheəˌkʌt /

UK / ˈhɛrˌkʌt /

B2
  • noun
  • Act of cutting the hair; way the hair is cut

request

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US / rɪ'kwest /

UK / rɪˈkwɛst /

A2
  • noun
  • Thing that has been asked for
  • verb
  • To ask for, usually politely and formally

joke

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US / dʒəʊk /

UK / dʒoʊk /

A1
  • noun
  • A funny or amusing statement
  • Something or someone not taken seriously
  • verb
  • To say or do things that are meant to be funny

afterwards

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US / 'ɑ:ftəwədz /

UK / 'æftərwərdz /

A2
  • adverb
  • At a time after something else already mentioned

soon

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US / su:n /

UK / sun /

A1
  • adverb
  • At a time not long from now

harm

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US / hɑ:m /

UK / hɑrm /

A2
  • noun
  • Damage or injury
  • verb
  • To damage, injure, or hurt someone or something

much

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US / mʌtʃ /

UK / mʌtʃ /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Very; to a high level or degree
  • adverb
  • A lot; large amount; a high degree of
  • Nearly; basically
  • On many occasions; often
  • noun
  • A large amount; a great quantity

why

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US / waɪ /

UK / hwaɪ, waɪ /

A1
  • adverb
  • Question word to ask for a reason
  • exclamation
  • (Used to express surprise or approval)

job

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US / dʒɒb /

UK / dʒɑ:b /

A1
  • noun
  • Something that must be done
  • Regular work at which you earn money

time

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US / taɪm /

UK / taɪm /

A1
  • 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

promise

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US / 'prɒmɪs /

UK / ˈprɑmɪs /

A1
  • verb
  • To say you will certainly do something

novelty

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US / ˈnɒvlti /

UK / ˈnɑ:vlti /

B2
  • noun
  • Items that are unusual, interesting, or unique

piece

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US / pi:s /

UK / pis /

A1
  • noun
  • A counter in a board game
  • Small part of something larger
  • verb
  • To put items together to assemble something

personality

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US / ˌpɜ:səˈnæləti /

UK / ˌpɚsəˈnælɪti /

A2
  • noun
  • Way someone is or reacts to life or other people
  • Person who is famous; celebrity

gulf

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US / gʌlf /

UK / ɡʌlf /

B1
  • noun
  • Part of a sea partially surrounded by land
  • Wide separation or difference between two groups
  • Deep hole in the ground

letterman

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US / ˈletəmən /

UK / ˈletərˌmæn; ˈletərˌmən /

A1
  • other
  • An athlete who has earned a letter in a school sport

crime

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US / kraɪm /

UK / kraɪm /

A2
  • noun
  • Act that is believed to be a mistake or foolish
  • Act that is against the law; murder, theft etc.

semicolon

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US / ˌsemiˈkəʊlən /

UK / ˈsemikoʊlən /

A1
  • noun
  • The symbol (;) separating parts of a sentence

sorry

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US / ˈsɒri /

UK / ˈsɑ:ri /

A1
  • exclamation
  • What you say to admit you were wrong
  • adjecitve
  • Causing others to feel pity; poor
  • Feeling regret or sympathy about wrong thing

ask

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US / ɑ:sk /

UK / æsk /

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

fan

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US / fæn /

UK / fæn /

A2
  • noun
  • Thing you wave in front of your face to stay cool
  • Someone who admires a famous person, sport etc.
  • verb
  • To blow air upon a fire to make it stronger
  • To use a device to cool yourself, something

canal

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US / kəˈnæl /

UK / kəˈnæl /

B1
  • noun
  • Channel cut through land for boats or ships

talk

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US / tɔ:k /

UK / tɔk /

A1
  • 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

cape

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US / keɪp /

UK / kep /

B1
  • noun
  • Clothing without sleeves worn over the shoulders
  • Large area of land that sticks out into a sea

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)

outside

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US / ˌaʊtˈsaɪd /

UK / aʊtˈsaɪd, ˈaʊtˌsaɪd /

A2
  • adverb
  • Beyond the limits or edges of some place, thing
  • noun
  • Area around or near something, such as a building
  • preposition
  • Beyond the limits or edges of some place, thing

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

illinois

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US / ˌɪlɪ'nɔɪ(z) /

UK / ˌɪlə'nɔɪ /

A1
  • other
  • A member of the Algonquian people formerly of Illinois and regions to the west
  • A midwestern state in north-central United States
  • Algonquian language of the Illinois and Miami

steal

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US / sti:l /

UK / stil /

A1
  • noun
  • A bargain; something bought very cheaply
  • Act of taking the ball or a base from another
  • verb
  • To move quietly or secretly to or from a place
  • To secretly take something that belongs to another

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

dear

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US / dɪə(r) /

UK / dɪr /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Loved or valued very much
  • Expensive

simply

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US / ˈsɪmpli /

UK / ˈsɪmpli /

A1
  • adverb
  • In an easy or clear manner

intestinal

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US / ˌɪntes'taɪnl /

UK / ɪnˈtɛstənəl /

B2
  • adjecitve
  • Concerning or inside the intestines

big

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US / bɪɡ /

UK / bɪɡ /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Popular
  • Serious
  • Large

forward

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US / 'fɔ:wəd /

UK / ˈfɔrwəd /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Toward what is ahead; in front
  • Acting in a socially aggressive manner; pushy
  • adverb
  • Toward the front in place; in front
  • Toward a future time; to a more advanced state
  • verb
  • To send something to another address or person

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

parent

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US / 'peərənt /

UK / ˈpɛrənt, ˈpær- /

A1
  • noun
  • Person's, animal's mother or father
  • Something creating other things of the same kind

three

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US / θri: /

UK / θri /

A1
  • number
  • Number 3

sincerely

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US / sɪnˈsɪəli /

UK / sɪnˈsɪrli /

A2
  • adverb
  • With honesty and truthfulness

favourite

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US / ˈfeɪvərɪt /

UK / 'fevərɪt /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Best liked or most enjoyed
  • noun
  • A thing that someone likes best or enjoys most

treat

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US / tri:t /

UK / trit /

A1
  • noun
  • Something you buy for others as a surprise present
  • something that tastes good and that is not eaten often
  • verb
  • To pay for the food or enjoyment of someone else
  • To use medical methods to try to cure an illness
  • To act in a certain way toward someone

truly

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US / 'tru:lɪ /

UK / ˈtruli /

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

bridge

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US / brɪdʒ /

UK / brɪdʒ /

A2
  • noun
  • Structure built over river, road so you can cross
  • verb
  • To make a link between; bring together

free

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US / fri: /

UK / fri /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Living, happening without being controlled
  • Costing no money
  • Not working; not busy
  • verb
  • To release (e.g. bird) from a cage or prison

let

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US / let /

UK / lɛt /

A1
  • verb
  • To allow someone to do something
  • Introducing a suggestion to do something together
  • To rent a house, etc. to others

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

bad

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US / bæd /

UK / bæd /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Not good; wrong
  • Lacking in good morals; evil
  • No longer fresh; spoiled

half

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US / hɑ:f /

UK / hæf, hɑf /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Not complete
  • adverb
  • Partly; somewhat
  • noun
  • One of two equal periods of game time in a sport
  • The part you get when one is divided into two;

pro

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US / prəʊ /

UK / proʊ /

A2
  • noun
  • Reason given in support of something
  • Someone experienced and very good at something
  • Playing a golf, tennis etc. as a job

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

state

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US / steɪt /

UK / stet /

A1
  • adjecitve
  • Concerning region within a country
  • noun
  • Region within a country, with its own government
  • Situation or condition something is in
  • verb
  • To say; declare as fact

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

program

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US / 'prəʊɡræm /

UK / ˈproˌɡræm, -ɡrəm /

A1
  • noun
  • Small book of events in a play, concert or movie
  • A plan or schedule of events
  • Series of classes at a college or university
  • A computer application
  • TV show
  • verb
  • To make someone act or think in a certain way
  • To write computer code for a piece of software

alright

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US / ɔ:lˈraɪt /

UK / ɔlˈraɪt /

A2
  • adjecitve
  • OK; fine; good

you

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US / jʊ /

UK / ju /

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

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

but

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US / bət /

UK / bʌt,bət /

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

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

quite

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US / kwaɪt /

UK / kwaɪt /

A1
  • adverb
  • Not very; fairly
  • Very; In a complete or total manner

friend

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US / frend /

UK / frɛnd /

A1
  • noun
  • Person who you like and enjoy being with

good

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US / ɡʊd /

UK / ɡʊd /

A1
  • 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

our

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US / 'aʊə(r) /

UK / aʊr /

A1
  • determiner
  • Belonging to us

gentleman

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US / 'dʒentlmən /

UK / ˈdʒɛntlmən /

A2
  • noun
  • Man who has good manners and is considerate

somebody

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US / 'sʌmbədɪ /

UK / ˈsʌmˌbɑdi, -ˌbʌdi, -bədi /

A1
  • noun
  • Important well-respected person
  • pronoun
  • Person who is not known or named

mexico

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US / 'meksɪkəʊ /

UK / 'meksɪkoʊ /

A1
  • proper noun
  • A country in southwestern North America, with extensive coastlines on the Gulf of Mexico and the Pac

star

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US / stɑ:(r) /

UK / stɑr /

A1
  • noun
  • Very famous person, usually an entertainer
  • Someone who does something very well
  • Your horoscope
  • A bright planet of hot gas in the night sky
  • A 5-6 sided asterisk-shape
  • verb
  • To perform or play a main role in a movie, play
  • To do something very well
  • To mark with a 5-6 sided asterisk-shape

not

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US / nɒt /

UK / nɑt /

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

paul

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US / pɔ:l /

UK / pɔ:l /

A1
  • other
  • Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity

confession

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US / kənˈfeʃn /

UK / kənˈfɛʃən /

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  • noun
  • Admission you have done something wrong

washable

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US / ˈwɒʃəbl /

UK / ˈwɑ:ʃəbl /

B1
  • adjecitve
  • Able to be washed without damage

would

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US / wʊd /

UK / wʊd /

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

pleasure

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US / 'pleʒə(r) /

UK / ˈplɛʒɚ /

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  • noun
  • Feeling of happiness, enjoyment, or satisfaction

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

business

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US / ˈbɪznəs /

UK / ˈbɪznɪs /

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  • noun
  • A company formed for making profit
  • Matter that has to be dealt with; task; situation
  • Activity of working to make a profit

museum

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US / mjuˈzi:əm /

UK / mjuˈziəm /

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  • noun
  • Building to display art/science/history objects

please

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US / pli:z /

UK / pliz /

A1
  • adverb
  • Used when you politely ask people for things
  • verb
  • To entertain someone, by dancing, singing etc.
  • To make someone happy by doing something

can

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US / kæn /

UK / kən,kæn /

A1
  • 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

want

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US / wɔnt /

UK / wɑnt, wɔnt /

A1
  • noun
  • Something you desire or wish for
  • State or condition of poverty
  • verb
  • To desire or wish for something; hope for a thing

sprawl

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US / sprɔ:l /

UK / sprɔl /

B2
  • verb
  • To spread out in an uncontrolled way

adam

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US / ˈædəm /

UK / ˈædəm /

A1
  • proper noun
  • (in the biblical and Koranic traditions) the first man. According to the Book of Genesis, Adam was c

fighter

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US / ˈfaɪtə(r) /

UK / ˈfaɪtɚ /

A2
  • noun
  • Something or someone that fights

host

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US / həʊst /

UK / host /

A2
  • noun
  • Mass; a great number
  • Person who entertains guests
  • Plant or animal on or in which parasites live
  • Presenter on a television or radio program
  • verb
  • To be the sponsor of an event, e.g. the Olympics
  • To lead or start a party, program, or other event
  • To lead a TV or radio show as the announcer

now

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US / naʊ /

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A1
  • 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

really

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US / ˈri:əli /

UK / ˈriəˌli, ˈrili /

A1
  • adverb
  • Used to stress something that is said; definitely
  • In a true or accurate manner
  • Very
  • Subtitles section
  • It's viewer mail night.
  • Viewer mail night.
  • Letter number one.
  • Dear Mr. Letterman, what do you do when cute chicks come up to you and ask, beat me, tease me, slap me, please me?
  • Sincerely, Michael Fosse, Binghamton, New York.
  • Well, I simply say, well, I'm sorry, ladies.
  • I'm a television host, not a TV evangelist.
  • Letter number two.
  • Dear Dave, if Paul could have hair again, but it had to be hair like yours, would he take it?
  • Uh, it could happen.
  • Sparkles, USA.
  • Uh, jeez, I don't know, Paul.
  • What do you think?
  • If you were gonna have hair again, would you want it to be like the hair I have here?
  • Well, you know, would I ever, and... Thank you so much.
  • And now... Thank you very much.
  • And now I can.
  • And so can you with the Late Night Hairpiece Ensemble.
  • You know, from the witty charm of Hey Beth.
  • to the manly sprawl of Mr. Gurney.
  • Each one captures the virile appeal of your favorite television personalities, and each is made of lifelike, machine washable dye nails.
  • So ask your barber or novelty dealer, and soon you'll be saying, I've got the worst haircut in show business.
  • Thank you.
  • Were you doing just a little, just a little Paul Lynn there?
  • Just a little at the end?
  • I was reaching for whatever I could find in that.
  • Believe me, I know the feeling.
  • But I have, I guess it's the, as Michael said, the whole joke I guess is this part up here.
  • Is the comma, that's right.
  • The semicolon, the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Which you have.
  • Yeah, there it is, right there.
  • Cape Horn.
  • And further up here, actually, we have quite a canal going in that we're going to bridge the Pacific with the Atlantic right through there one of these days.
  • I have that, actually.
  • Have you?
  • Yeah.
  • Do you hear a helicopter?
  • Oh, God, there could be trouble outside.
  • Why do we hear helicopters in here?
  • It's getting closer.
  • Boy, that's a little scary, isn't it?
  • Sir, you in the front row, don't you know?
  • Okay, here we go.
  • Letter number three.
  • Is it three?
  • Dear Dave, is it true that people who steal things from museums are the lowest form of life?
  • Ket Carr and Drew Brockett, Northbrook, Illinois.
  • Well, Ket and Drew, I'm not sure.
  • We have the big chart here of the lowest forms of life.
  • Let's take a look at it.
  • Okay, we have sea slugs on top, then VJs, then local car salesmen who do their own TV ads, intestinal parasites, NBC guys who promised to redecorate my office, yeah.
  • Pro bowling groupies, I didn't realize they'd be on the list.
  • And Ed Meese, well sure, he deserves to be there.
  • Oh yeah, down there at the bottom, people who steal things from museums.
  • We all hear that, right?
  • Oh, good.
  • Good.
  • Letter number four.
  • Dear Dave, I'm going to take my parents to see the show sometime in June.
  • Would you like to have dinner with us afterwards?
  • If not, would you ask Paul if he would like to go with us?
  • My folks will probably treat.
  • This offer won't last forever.
  • Your considerate fan, Steve Gershick, San Francisco State, California.
  • Gee, this is a wonderful thought.
  • Somebody coming to the show with their parents, and they're inviting me to dinner, and they're going to treat.
  • And sure, I'm going to go with you.
  • Thank you very much.
  • I'll look forward to that.
  • Paul, I'm going to go have dinner with these people.
  • I can hardly wait.
  • And they're going to pay for it.
  • It'll be very nice.
  • Hey, Paul, if something happened to Dave, you could go to dinner with the Gershwins.
  • Well, shame, Paul.
  • How could you even think of harming your friend Dave?
  • Don't listen to him.
  • We're talking about a free dinner here.
  • But if you kill Dave, you'll lose this cushy job.
  • Well, uh, Paul is talented enough to get his own show.
  • Oh, yeah, right.
  • The Paul Shader Show.
  • Come on.
  • Yeah.
  • Yeah, you win.
  • That does sound pretty stupid.
  • Better leave.
  • That's alright Dave, you can go and have a good time.
  • Put the little hair piece back on.
  • Dear Mr. Letterman, the main reason I'm writing Mr. Letterman is to find out when you will have Adam West on your show.
  • Mr. West is truly an underrated performer and deserves a shot on your program.
  • Sincerely, Bradley Davis, East Lansing, Michigan.
  • You know, this is a very interesting letter request, and we have a very, very exciting treat for you, ladies and gentlemen.
  • Please say hello to the star of Batman, Adam West.
  • Adam, come on out.
  • This is very exciting.
  • Nice to see you.
  • Thank you very much for stopping by.
  • It's my pleasure, David.
  • Do you still keep in touch with Burt Ward?
  • Who?
  • Burt Ward, your little co star, your little crime fighter pal.
  • Oh, right, right.
  • Robin, Robin.
  • Yeah, we're close friends.
  • Yeah.
  • And how many episodes of Batman did you shoot?
  • I don't know.
  • A thousand?
  • You know, I think the show is only on the air like two and a half seasons, so a thousand seems high.
  • Uh, Dave, uh...
  • I have a confession to make.
  • I'm not really Adam West.
  • Well, my gosh, it's our very own Gerard Mulligan.
  • Look at this, Paul.
  • It's not Adam West at all.
  • It's Jerry Mulligan.
  • What the heck is going on here, Jerry?
  • Dave, I just couldn't disappoint Bradley Davis.
  • He wanted so much to see Adam West.
  • Yeah.
  • Well, that's a nice gesture, but why didn't we just get Adam West to be on the show?
  • Oh, right.
  • Like Adam West doesn't have better things to do with his time.
  • Perfect.
  • Woo!