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busy with or ready to perform a particular activity:
+ You've got to try to keep active as you grow older.
+ Enemy forces remain active in the mountainous areas around the city.
+ She's very active in (= involved in) local politics
+ năng động
Argument ( n )
+ a disagreement, or the process of disagreeing:
+ The children had an argument about/over what game to play.
+ He got into an argument with Jeff in the pub last night.
+ A decision was finally made after some heated argument.
+ cuộc tranh cãi
Brain ( N )
+ he organ inside the head that controls thought, memory, feelings and activity:
+ Doctors tried desperately to reduce the swelling in her brain.
+ The accident left him with permanent brain damage.
+ trí não, trí óc
+ any place for specialized education after the age of 16 where people study or train to get knowledge and/or skills:
+ a teacher training collegea
+ secretarial collegea
+ trường đại học, cao đẳng
Different ( Adj )
+ She seems to wear something different every day.
+ He's different now that he's been to college.
+ We're reading a different book this week.
+ khác nhau
Downstairs ( Adv )
+ to or on a lower floor of a building, especially the ground floor:
+ I went downstairs to answer the phone.
+ Compare upstairs..
+ tầng dưới
Energy ( N )
+ the power and ability to be physically and mentally active:
+ Since I started eating more healthily
+ I've got so much more energy.
+ I was going to go out this evening, but I just haven't got the energy.
+ năng lượng, sức lực
Hurry ( V )
+ to move or do things more quickly than normal or to make someone do this:
+ Hurry or you'll be late.[+ to infinitive]
+ She hurried to answer the telephone.
+ I hate to hurry you, but I have to leave in a few minutes.
+ vội vàng
Peace ( N )
+ freedom from war and violence, especially when people live and work together happily without disagreements:
+ peace talks/proposalsa peace conference/initiative
+ Now that the war is over may there be a lasting peace between our nations.
+ Peace lasted in Europe for just over 20 years after 1918 before war broke out again.
+ trong hòa bình
Loud ( Adj )
+ making a lot of noise:
+ a loud explosion/noise/voice
+ I heard a loud bang and then saw black smoke.
+ Could you speak a little louder, pleas
+ to, ồn ào
Opposite ( adj )
+ completely different:
+ You'd never know they're sisters - they're completely opposite to each other in every way.
+ Police attempts to calm the violence had the opposite effect..
+ đối diện
+ a particular way or direction between places:
+ The route we had planned took us right across Greece.
+ I live on a bus route so I can easily get to work.
+ Lộ trình
Routine ( N )
+ a habitual or fixed way of doing things:
+ There's no set/fixed routine at work - every day is different.
+ He checks under the car for bombs as a matter of routine.
+ Lề thói quen hàng ngày
Shower ( N )
+ a brief period of rain or snow:
+ showers of rain, hail and sleet
+ You're soaked! Did you get caught in the shower?+ There will be thundery/wintry showers over many parts of the country.
+ vòi tắm hoa sen
To Swith on ( turn on )
+ bật lên
Creative ( Adj )
+ producing or using original and unusual ideas:
+ a creative person/artist/designer/programmercreative talents/powers/abilitiescreative thinking.
+ Sáng tạo
+ the amount of space that is enclosed within an object or solid shape:
+ Which of these bottles do you think has the greater volume?
+ Âm lượng
+ not having or doing something, or lacking something:
+ I've come out without my umbrella.
+ You look nice without make-up.
+ He went without my knowledge.
+ I couldn't have done it without you.
+ She's strong without being bossy.
+ Do start without me.
không có, không thiếu
Allow ( permit ) ( V )
+ to make it possible for someone to do something, or to not prevent something from happening; permit:
+ Do you think Dad will allow you to go to Jamie's party?
+ You're not allowed to talk during the exam.
+ Her proposals would allow (= make it possible for) more people to stay in full-time education.
+ cho phép
Army ( N )
+ a military force that has the training and equipment to fight on land:
+ Both the armies suffered heavy losses in the battle.
+ The minister is believed to have been killed by the rebel army.
+ 2[C usually singular] a large group of people
+ quân đội
Caravan ( N )
a wheeled vehicle for living or travelling in, especially for holidays, which contains beds and cooking equipment and can be pulled by a car
+ xe làm nhà ở di động
+ to say that something is wrong or not satisfactory:
+ Lots of people have complained about the noise.
+ You're always complaining![+ that]
+ He complained that his boss was useless and he had too much work.
+ phàn nàn
+ 1[T] to add something to an object or place, especially in order to make it more attractive:
+ They decorated the wedding car with ribbons and flowers.
+ 2[I or T] to paint the inside or outside of a house or put paper on the inside walls:
+ We're going to decorate the kitchen next week.
+ I hate the smell of paint when I'm decorating..
+ trang trí
Dig ( V )
+ to break up and move earth using a tool, a machine or your hands:
+ Digging (in) the garden is good exercise.
+ 2[T] to form a hole by moving earth:
+ The tunnel was dug with the aid of heavy machinery.
+ The dog was digging a hole to hide its bone in..
+ đào bới
+ She played a dirty trick on me by telling me Diane was having a party when she wasn't.
+ The airline admitted being involved in a dirty tricks campaign to win customers from their rival.
+ That's a dirty lie!
Disappear ( V )
+ If people or things disappear, they go somewhere where they cannot be seen or found:
+ The search was called off for the sailors who disappeared in the storm.
+ This is a way of life that is fast disappearing.
+ I can't find my keys anywhere - they've completely disappeared.
+ The sun disappeared behind a cloud.
+ Biến mất
Fair ( Adj )
+ treating someone in a way that is right or reasonable, or treating a group of people equally and not allowing personal opinions to influence your judgment:
+ a fair trialWhy should I have to do all the cleaning? It's not fair!
+ Tốt đẹp, công bằng
+ the condition or right of being able or allowed to do, say, think, etc. whatever you want to, without being controlled or limited:
+I felt such a sense of freedom, up in the hills alone.
+ Children are allowed much more freedom these days.
+ tự do
Gypsy ( N )
+ a member of a race of people originally from northern India who typically used to travel from place to place, and now live especially in Europe and North America:
+a gypsy caravan/encampment
+ người sống du cư
+ unhappy and angry because someone has something or someone you want, or because you think they might take something or someone that you love away from you:
+ He had always been very jealous of his brother's good looks.
+ Anna says she feels jealous every time another woman looks at her boyfriend.
+ ghen tỵ
+ decorative objects worn on your clothes or body which are usually made from valuable metals, such as gold and silver, and precious stones:
+ a jewellery box
+ a piece of gold/silver jewellery
+ Đồ trang sức
Lazy ( Adj )
+1DISAPPROVING not willing to work or use any effort:
+ Managers had complained that the workers were lazy and unreliable.Get out of bed you lazy thing!
+ He's too lazy to walk to work.
+ 2APPROVING slow and relaxed:
+ We spent a lazy day on the beach sunbathing.
+ lười biếng
Market ( N )
+ a place or event at which people gather in order to buy and sell things:
+ Fruit and vegetables are much cheaper from/in/on the market than in the supermarket.
+ She runs a stall in/on the market.
+ The indoor flower market is a big tourist attraction.a craft market
+ The town's always busy on market day.
+ See also marketplace.
+ chợ, thị trường
+ tầng lớp trung lưu
Mortgage ( N )
+ an agreement which allows you to borrow money from a bank or similar organization, especially in order to buy a house or apartment, or the amount of money itself:
+ They took out a £40 000 mortgage (= They borrowed £40 000) to buy the house.
+ a monthly mortgage payment.
+ tài sản thế chấp
Prefer ( V )
+ to like, choose or want one thing rather than another:
+ Do you prefer hot or cold weather?I prefer red wine to white.
+ thích hơn
Prison ( N )
+ a building where criminals are forced to live as a punishment:
+ Conditions in the prison are said to be appalling.
+ He's spent a lot of time in prison.
+ She went to/was sent to prison for six months.It was a maximum-security prison (= intended to be especially difficult to escape from).
+ They should put him in prison and throw away the key!
+ nhà tù
+ a person who is opposed to the political system in their country and tries to change it using force, or a person who shows their disagreement with the ideas of people in authority or of society by behaving differently:
+ The rebels took over the capital and set up a new government.
+ He was a bit of a rebel when he was a teenager and dyed his hair pink and had his nose pierced.
+ người nổi loạn
Respectable ( Adj )
+ considered to be socially acceptable because of your good character, appearance or behaviour:
+ a respectable young woman from a good family
+ This part of the city has become quite respectable in the last ten years.
+ I wore my boring, respectable suit to the interview.
+ đáng kính trọng
+ without decoration; plain:
+ I like simple food better than fancy dishes.
+ đơn giản
Slave ( N )
+ a person who is legally owned by someone else and has to work for them:
+ Black slaves used to work on the cotton plantations of the southern United States.
+ I'm tired of being treated like a slave!.
+ nô lệ
+ a large group of people who live together in an organized way, making decisions about how to do things and sharing the work that needs to be done. All the people in a country, or in several similar countries, can be referred to as a society:
+ a classless/multicultural/capitalist/civilized society
+ These changes strike at the heart of British/American/modern society.
+ xã hội
+ money paid to the government, which is based on your income or of the cost of goods or services you have bought:
+ They're putting up the tax on cigarettes.
+ happening on or relating to every day:
+ Take the tablets twice daily.
+ Exercise has become part of my daily routine.
+ We back up our computer files at work on a daily basis.
+ hàng ngày
Describe ( V )
+ to say or write what someone or something is like:
+ Could you describe your attacker?He described the painting in detail.
+ She described Gary as shy.
+ 2FORMAL If you describe a shape, you dr
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Follow ( V )
+ to move behind someone or something and go where they go:
+ A dog followed us home.
+ She followed me into the kitchen.
+ The book was delivered yesterday with a note saying the bill for it would follow in a day or two.
+ theo đuổi
+ to show the meaning or truth of something more clearly, especially by giving examples:
+ The lecturer illustrated his point with a diagram on the blackboard.
+ This latest conflict further illustrates the weakness of the UN.
+ minh họa
+ a part of something that has been divided between several people, which belongs to, is owed to or has to be done by a particular person:
+ The total bill comes to £80, so our share is £20.
+ We must make sure that everyone gets equal shares of the food.
+ chung với
Compatible ( Adj)
+ able to exist, live together, or work successfully with something or someone else:
+ It was when we started living together that we found we just weren't compatible.
+ This software may not be compatible with older operating systems.
+ hợp nhau, tương hợp
+ a word or phrase which is frequently used with another word or phrase, in a way that sounds correct to people who have spoken the language all their lives, but might not be expected from the meaning:
+ In the phrase 'a hard frost', 'hard' is a collocation of 'frost' and 'strong' would not sound natural.
+ sự sắp xếp theo thứ tự
Benefit ( N )
+ a helpful or good effect, or something intended to help:
+ The discovery of oil brought many benefits to the town.One of the many benefits of foreign travel is learning how to cope with the unexpected.
+ He's had the benefit of an expensive education and yet he continues to work as a waiter.
+ trợ cấp
+ an agreement in which you pay a company money and they pay your costs if you have an accident, injury, etc:
+ life/health/car/travel insurance
+ I'll need to take out extra car insurance for another driver.
+ The insurance doesn't cover you for (= include) household items.
+ Compare assurance at assure (PROTEC
+ bảo hiểm
Opinion ( N )
+ a thought or belief about something or someone:
+ What's your opinion about/on the matter?
+ People tend to have strong opinions on capital punishment.
+ He didn't express/give an opinion on the matter.
- quan điểm