4000 Essential English Words 1 Unit 5: The Jackal and the Sun Child
- aware [əˈwɛː] adj.
If you are aware of something, you know about it.
→ I was not aware of the ringing phone.
- badly [ˈbadli] adv.
Badly means in a severe or harmful way.
→ He hurt his arm badly playing with friends.
- belong [bɪˈlɒŋ] v.
If something belongs to you, you own it.
→ The blue suit belongs to Paul.
- continue [kənˈtɪnjuː] v.
To continue something is to keep doing it.
→ She stood under her umbrella as the rain continued to fall.
- error [ˈɛrə] n.
An error is something you do wrong.
→ I made an error on my report, so my boss was angry.
- experience [ɪkˈspɪərɪəns] n.
An experience is something you have seen or done.
→ Rock climbing was a fun experience.
- field [fiːld] n.
A field is a big area of land.
→ The field of flowers looked so pretty.
- hurt [həːt] v.
To hurt is to do something that makes you feel pain.
→ She hurt her leg falling down the stairs.
- judgment [ˈdʒʌdʒm(ə)nt] n.
Judgment is the ability to form opinions or decisions.
→ It’s good judgment to recycle your aluminum cans.
- likely [ˈlʌɪkli] adv.
If something likely happens, it will probably happen.
→ I will likely stay at home and watch TV tonight.
- normal [ˈnɔːm(ə)l] adj.
If something is normal, it is not strange nor surprising to you.
→ It is normal for me to bathe every night.
- rare [rɛː] adj.
If something is rare, you do not see it very often.
→ It is rare for him to miss his flight.
- relax [rɪˈlaks] v.
To relax is to rest.
→ The frog relaxed in the warm sun.
- request [rɪˈkwɛst] v.
To request something is to ask for it.
→ The little girl requested a special gift from Santa Claus.
- reside [rɪˈzʌɪd] v.
To reside means to live somewhere permanently or for a long time.
→ My brother and his family reside in a lovely house on the beach.
- result [rɪˈzʌlt] n.
A result is something that happens because of something else.
→ Asa result of all the rain, the man had to climb on the roof.
- roll [rəʊl] v.
To roll is to move by turning over and over.
→ You must roll the ball into the pins when you bowl.
- since [sɪns] prep.
Since is used to talk about a past event still happening now.
→ Since 1992, he has been driving that car.
- visible [ˈvɪzɪb(ə)l] adj.
If something is visible, it can be seen.
→ The moon and stars were visible in the night sky.
- wild [wʌɪld] adj.
If something is wild, it is found in nature.
→ You should be careful around a fox because it is a wild animal.