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+ his appointment as senior lecturer
+ We would like to announce the appointment of Julia Lewis as head of sales.
+ Our department expects to make five new appointments (= appoint five new people) this year alone.
+ cuộc hẹn
To Book ( Arrange )
+ Will booked a seat on the evening flight to Edinburgh.
+ We were advised to book early if we wanted to get a room.
+ They booked a jazz band for their wedding.
+ sắp xếp, sắp đặt
Diary ( N )
+ thoughts and feelings or what has happened on that day:
+ Don't forgot to write/enter the date of the meeting in your diary.
+ I've never kept (= written about what has happened to me in) a diary.
+ nhật ký
Meeting ( N )
+ an occasion when people come together intentionally or unintentionally:
+ We're having a meeting on Thursday to discuss the problem.
+ I'm afraid she's in a meeting - I'll ask her to call you back later.
+ A chance (= unintentional) meeting with a publisher on an airplane had launched his career.
+ I liked him from our first meeting.
Office ( N )
+ a room or part of a building in which people work, especially sitting at tables with computers, telephones, etc., usually as a part of a business or other organization:
+ the director's office
+ office equipment
+ I didn't leave the office until eight o'clock last night
Record ( V ) (STORE INFORMATION)
+ to keep information for the future, by writing it down or storing it on a computer:
+ She records everything that happens to her in her diary.
+ Unemployment is likely to reach the highest total that has ever been recorded.
Reserve ( V )
+ to keep something for a particular purpose or time:
+ I reserve Mondays for tidying my desk and answering letters.
+ These seats are reserved for the elderly and women with babies.
duy trì, bảo tồn
+ a colourless liquid which can make you drunk, and which is also used as a solvent (= a substance that dissolves another) and in fuel and medicines:
+ Most wines contain between 10% and 15% alcohol.
+ I could smell the alcohol on his breath.
+ chất cồn, rượu
Approximation ( N )
+ close to a particular number or time although not exactly that number or time:
+ The job will take approximately three weeks, and cost approximately £1000
+ Xấp xỉ
Average ( mount ) ( N )
+ the result obtained by adding two or more amounts together and dividing the total by the number of amounts:
+ The average of the three numbers 7, 12 and 20 is 13, because the total of 7, 12 and 20 is 39, and 39 divided by 3 is 13.
+ Prices have risen by an average of 4% over the past year.
+ My income's rather variable, but I earn £73 a day on average.
+ trung bình
Beat ( hit ) ( V )
+ They saw him beating his dog with a stick.
+ The child had been brutally/savagely beaten.
+ She was beaten to death.
+ It would be better for the environment if more people used bikes rather than cars.
+ My youngest child is learning to ride a bike.
Billion ( N )
Cosmetics is a billion dollar industry.
+ một tỷ
Blink ( V )
+ When you blink, you close and then open your eyes quickly once or several times, and when an eye blinks, it does this:
+ You've got something in your eye - try blinking a few times.
+ nháy mắt
Breath ( N )
+ the air that goes into and out of your lungs:Her breath smelled of garlic.
+ Without pausing to draw breath (= breathe) she told me everything.
+ hít thở
Earthquake ( N )
+ a sudden violent movement of the Earth's surface, sometimes causing great damage:
+ In 1906 an earthquake destroyed much of San Francisco.
+ động đất
Equator ( N )
+ an imaginary line drawn around the middle of the Earth an equal distance from the North Pole and the South Pole:
+ Singapore is/lies on the Equator..
+ xích đạo
Increase ( V )
+ to (make something) become larger in amount or size:
+ Incidents of armed robbery have increased over the last few years.
+The cost of the project has increased dramatically/significantly since it began.Gradually increase the temperature to boiling point.
+ Increased/Increasing efforts are being made to end the dispute.
Land ( V )
+ We should land in Madrid at 7am.
+ You can land a plane on water in an emergency.
League ( N )
+ Who do you think will win the league championship this year?
+ Liverpool were top of the Football League that year.
+ They are currently bottom of the league..