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4000 Essential English Words 5 Unit 24: The Resourceful Landlord

4000 Essential English Words 5 Unit 24: The Resourceful Landlord

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  • bankrupt [ˈbæŋkrʌpt] adj. 

If someone is bankrupt, then they are unable to pay their debts.

 The store had few customers and soon went bankrupt.

  • conform [kənˈfɔːrm] v. 

To conform to rules or laws is to obey them.

 The new student had to conform to the school’s dress code.

  • employ [imˈplɔi] v. 

To employ someone means to give work to them.

 The bookstore employed two full-time clerks.

  • expel [iksˈpel] v. 

To expel someone means to force them to leave a place.

 Since he would not follow the rules, the principal had to expel the student.

  • extension [iksˈtenʃən] n. 

An extension is a part added to something to give it more time or space.

 My parents decided to add an extension to our house for the new baby.

  • forthcoming [fɔːrθˈkʌmiŋ] adj. 

If something is forthcoming, then it is about to happen in the future.

 Some economists predicted that the forthcoming world economy would be severe.

  • furnish [ˈfəːrniʃ] v. 

To furnish means to put furniture in a house or room.

 Most homes are furnished with tables, chairs, and beds.

  • hygiene [ˈhaidʒiːn] n. 

Hygiene is the conditions or methods needed for health and cleanliness.

 People who brush their teeth at least twice a day are practicing good hygiene.

  • hygienic [haiˈdʒinik] adj. 

If something is hygienic, then it is clean and unlikely to cause disease.

 My sister works very hard to keep her entire home as hygienic as possible.

  • landlord [ˈlændlɔːrd] n. 

landlord is a man who rents property to a person.

 The landlord collected everyone’s rent money on the first day of every month.

  • lease [liːs] v. 

To lease means to rent property, usually an apartment or land.

 When the family first leased the apartment, the rent was very low.

  • mandatory [ˈmændətɔ:ri] adj. 

If something is mandatory, then it is required by law.

 It’s mandatory that everyone be at least sixteen to drive a car in the US.

  • mend [mend] v. 

To mend something means to fix it when it is broken or damaged.

 Mother mended the rip in my pants with a piece of cloth.

  • mortgage [ˈmɔːrgidʒ] n. 

mortgage is a loan for property, especially homes and businesses.

 When they bought their new home, the married couple had to sign a mortgage.

  • personnel [ˌpəːrsəˈnel] n. 

Personnel are employees in a business.

 When business increased, we had to hire more personnel.

  • plumbing [ˈplʌmiŋ] n. 

Plumbing is the system of pipes used in a home to supply water.

 When the plumbing stopped working, no one was allowed to use the toilets.

  • tenant [ˈtenənt] n. 

tenant is a person who rents property from a landlord.

 The new tenants moved into the house across the street.

  • trendy [ˈtrendi] adj. 

If something is trendy, then it is very popular and new.

 Carlo bought a trendy new car.

  • utility [juːˈtiləti] n. 

utility is a business that supplies services such as water or electricity.

 If you don’t pay the utilities, you may have your electricity turned off.

  • whereby [hwɛə:rˈbai] conj. 

Whereby means by which or through which.

 The mayor had a new bridge built whereby the citizens could cross the river.

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