4000 Essential English Words 1 Unit 11: Princess Rose and the Creature
- anymore [ēnimɔ:r] adv.
Anymore means any longer.
→ Her old pants don’t fit her anymore.
- asleep [əˈsliːp] adj.
When a person is asleep, they are not awake.
→ The baby has been asleep for hours.
- berry [ˈbɛrɪ] n.
A berry is a small round fruit that grows on certain plants and trees.
→ The berry looked delicious.
- collect [kəˈlɛkt] v.
To collect things is to group them together all in one place.
→ I collected shells when I was younger.
- compete [kəmˈpiːt] v.
To compete is to try to be better than someone.
→ He will compete with very good athletes.
- conversation [kɒnvəˈseɪʃ(ə)n] n.
A conversation is a talk between people.
→ There were two conversations going on at once.
- creature [ˈkriːtʃə] n.
A creature is any living thing.
→ The creature we saw today was either a dolphin or a porpoise.
- decision [dɪˈsɪʒ(ə)n] n.
A decision is a choice.
→ He made the wrong decision.
- either [ˈiːðə] conj.
Either is used with “or” to say there are two or more possibilities.
→ You can choose to be either white or black when you play chess.
- forest [ˈfɒrɪst] n.
A forest is a place with lots of trees and animals.
→ I love to go walking in the forest.
- ground [ɡraʊnd] n.
The ground is the top part of the Earth that we walk on.
→ The ground under our feet was dry and brown.
- introduce [intrəˈdjuːs] v.
To introduce someone or something is to say who they are.
→ I introduced myself to our newest co-worker today.
- marry [ˈmari] v.
To marry is to legally become husband and wife.
→ Rose and Henry were married, and they lived happily.
- prepare [prɪˈpɛə] v.
To prepare is to get ready for something.
→ I prepared my speech for the class.
- sail [seɪl] v.
To sail is to move a boat on the water.
→ I love to sail my boat on the lake.
- serious [ˈsɪərɪəs] adj.
When something is serious, it is bad or unsafe.
→ The accident was very serious.
- spend [spɛnd] v.
To spend is to use time doing something or being somewhere.
→ I like to spend my free time fishing.
- strange [streɪn(d)ʒ] adj.
When something is strange, it is not normal.
→ Joe had a strange look on his face after he saw what happened.
- truth [truːθ] n.
The truth is a fact or something that is right.
→ He was telling the truth about seeing a large green snake.
- wake [weɪk] v.
To wake is to not be sleeping anymore.
→ He is always full of energy when he wakes in the morning.