4000 Essential English Words 1 Unit 23: The Camp
- advance [ədˈvɑːns] v.
To advance is to go forward.
→ He advanced up the ladder slowly.
- athlete [ˈaθliːt] n.
An athlete is a person who plays sports.
→ Some athletes can play many sports very well.
- average [ˈav(ə)rɪdʒ] adj.
If something is average, it is at a normal level.
→ I’m not rich or poor; I’m average.
- behavior [bɪˈheɪvjə] n.
Your behavior is the way you act.
→ Their behavior was good this semester. They didn’t cause trouble.
- behind [bɪˈhʌɪnd] prep.
Behind means to be at the back of something.
→ The little girl was hiding behind a tree.
- course [kɔːs] n.
A course is a class in school.
→ I took a P.E. course in school this year.
- lower [ˈləʊə] v.
To lower something is to make it go down.
→ The chart shows how his production has lowered over the year.
- match [matʃ] v.
To match is to be the same or similar.
→ The two shoes matched. They looked the same.
- member [ˈmɛmbə] n.
A member is a person who is part of a group.
→ Julie is the newest member of our team.
- mental [ˈmɛnt(ə)l] adj.
If something is mental, it has to do with your mind.
→ I made a mental picture of the room.
- passenger [ˈpasɪndʒə] n.
A passenger is a person who rides in a car, train, or airplane.
→ One passenger was standing in the subway train.
- personality [pəːsəˈnalɪti] n.
Your personality is what you are like and how you behave.
→ John has a bad personality.
- poem [ˈpəʊɪm] n.
A poem is a short kind of writing.
→ William Shakespeare wrote many poems.
- pole [pəʊl] n.
A pole is a long thin stick made of wood or metal that supports things.
→ The flag was hanging from the flag pole.
- remove [rɪˈmuːv] v.
To remove something is to take it away.
→ I removed the nail from the board.
- safety [ˈseɪfti] n.
Safety means to be the condition of being safe and free from danger.
→ For his own safety, he was placed in a car seat.
- shoot [ʃuːt] v.
To shoot is to fire something like a bullet at someone or something.
→ The hunter raised his gun to shoot at the target.
- sound [saʊnd] v.
To sound means to make a noise.
→ The alarm clock sounded and woke us all up.
- swim [swɪm] v.
To swim is to move through water.
→ I love to swim in the ocean.
web [wɛb] n.
→ Mom cleaned the spider webs out of the garage.