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14 Apr 2019


  • the exact place where a product is sold.
Example Sentence: The shop has put up new point of sale display boards around the till.

CONSORTIUM kənˈsɔrʃiəm

14 Mar 2019


  • a group of companies that cooperate and share resources.
Example Sentence: The company is part of an international consortium.

DRAG ON dræg ɒn

14 Feb 2019

Phrasal Verb

  • continue for a long time.
Example Sentence: The meeting really dragged on. I thought I was going to fall asleep!


14 Jan 2019

Phrasal Verb

  • reach same point.
Example Sentence: She was walking so fast that I couldn't keep up with her.

CLARIFY klærəˌfaɪ

14 Jun 2018


  • to make something clear.
Example Sentence: Can we please clarify who will be responsible for the project?

QUALIFICATIONS /ˌkwɒl.ɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃəns/

14 Aug 2015


  • official records showing that you have finished a training course or have the necessary skills, etc
Example Sentences:You’ll never get a good job if you don’t have any qualifications.
Do you have any qualifications in book-keeping?

PART-TIME JOB /ˌpɑːtˈtaɪm/

14 Jul 2015


  • If you have a part-time job, you work for only some of the day or the week.
Example Sentences:She’s a part-time receptionist in a medical clinic.
As I only work part-time, I don’t have to pay any income tax.

USERNAME /ˈjuː.zə.neɪm/

14 May 2013


  • a name to identify yourself to a computer or network - you will need this when you log in
Example Sentences:If you’ve forgotten your username, follow this link.
For this particular login, your username is your registered email address.

FIRST CLASS fɜrst klæs

14 Apr 2013


  • This is the highest class of travel on offer to the passenger on a train or plane. It offers more space and luxury.
Example Sentence: In first class, passengers can fully recline their seats.



MEDICAL COVERAGE mɛdɪkə kʌvərɪdʒ

14 Mar 2013


  • medical expenses which are covered by the insurance policy.
Example Sentence: My medical coverage won’t pay for medicine I get abroad.