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COHERENT koʊˈhɪərənt

08 Mar 2019


  • well-organised (typically used to describe a text or speech)
Example Sentence: He gave a coherent argument for making all drugs legal.

BACK DOWN bæk daʊn

08 Feb 2019

Phrasal Verb

  • stop arguing.
Example Sentence: He seems reluctant to back down and admit that he is wrong.

FIX UP fɪks ʌp

08 Jan 2019

Phrasal Verb

  • arrange.
Example Sentence: I'd like to fix up a meeting with you for some time next week if that's possible.

FLAW flɔ

08 Jun 2018


  • a problem or defect with something, especially a plan.
Example Sentence: The plan was flawed because of the lack of funds.

SELF-EMPLOYED /ˌself.ɪmˈplɔɪd/

08 Oct 2013


  • a person who works as a writer, designer, performer, or the like, selling work or services by the hour, day, job, etc., rather than working on a regular salary basis for one employer
Example Sentences:Do you pay less tax if you're self-employed?
John is self-employed. He runs a small garden maintenance company.

SECURE /sɪˈkjʊər/

08 May 2013


  • describes a computer or computer network which is safe from external threats, risks, etc.
Example Sentences:The security audit report concluded that our website is 100% secure.
Make sure your site is very secure because you hold a lot of confidential information on it.


08 Apr 2013


  • make an arrangement to have something kept for you, for example, a seat on an aircraft, a room at a hotel or table at a restaurant.
Example Sentence: It is advisable to make a reservation several days in advance.