4000 Essential English Words 1 Unit 18: The Little Red Chicken
- argue [ˈɑːɡjuː] v.
To argue is to angrily speak to someone because you do not agree.
→ We argued about where to go for dinner.
- communicate [kəˈmjuːnɪkeɪt] v.
To communicate is to give information by talking, writing, etc.
→ I communicated with Paul about his new ideas.
- crowd [kraʊd] n.
A crowd is a large group of people.
→ A large crowd had gathered on the street to see the accident.
- depend [dɪˈpɛnd] v.
To depend on someone or something is to need them.
→ Children depend on their parents for many things.
- dish [dɪʃ] n.
A dish is a plate.
→ She put a clean white dish on the table.
- empty [ˈɛm(p)ti] adj.
If something is empty, it does not have anything in it.
→ My gas tank was almost empty, so I couldn’t drive my car very long.
- exact [ɪɡˈzakt] adj.
If something is exact, it is just the right amount.
→ Please use the exact amount of sugar for the cake.
- fresh [frɛʃ] adj.
If something is fresh, it is new.
→ I just bought these oranges. They are very fresh.
- gather [ˈɡaðə] v.
To gather is to collect several things usually from different places.
→ Sam gathered some flowers for his mother.
- indicate [ˈɪndɪkeɪt] v.
To indicate means to show, point or make something clear.
→ He pointed to his eyes to indicate where he had hurt himself.
- item [ˈʌɪtəm] n.
An item is a thing that you buy or sell.
→ I have many items for school in my bag.
- offer [ˈɒfə] v.
To offer is to present someone with something.
→ He offered me the keys to his car.
- price [prʌɪs] n.
The price of something is how much it costs.
→ What is the price of this item?
- product [ˈprɒdʌkt] n.
A product is something that is made.
→ My sister has many beauty products in her room.
- property [ˈprɒpəti] n.
Property is something that someone owns.
→ The house is now my property.
- purchase [ˈpəːtʃɪs] v.
To purchase something is to buy it.
→ I recently purchased a new car.
- recommend [rɛkəˈmɛnd] v.
To recommend something is to say that someone should do it.
→ My doctor recommended that I get some exercise.
- select [sɪˈlɛkt] v.
To select something is to choose it.
→ I hope that I selected the right answers on the test.
- tool [tuːl] n.
A tool is something that helps you do a task.
→ We used a tool to fix the window.
- treat [triːt] v.
To treat is to act in a certain way toward someone.
→ The cats treated the mouse very nicely.