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COMMUTE kəˈmyut

18 Apr 2021

Verb

  • to travel to and from a city every day for work.
Example Sentence: I commute to work by train, a round-trip distance of 40 miles.
 

COHERENT koʊˈhɪərənt

16 Apr 2021

Adjective

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

CHECKOUT tʃɛkˌaʊt

14 Apr 2021

Noun

  • the place in a shop or supermarket where you pay.
Example Sentence: When he went to the checkout he realised he had no money.
 

CALL SOMETHING OFF  

13 Apr 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • to cancel an event.
Example Sentence: They called off the meeting as there wasn't a room available.
 

BRISK brɪsk

12 Apr 2021

Verb

  • quick and lively.
Example Sentence: Business has been brisk this morning; we've sold 500 units already.
 

BOOST bust

11 Apr 2021

Verb

  • to give extra energy or increase something, such as sales.
Example Sentence: They're hoping that the new ad campaign will boost sales.
 

BENEFICIARY ˌbɛnəˈfɪʃiˌɛri

08 Apr 2021

Noun

  • the person who will receive something.
Example Sentence: I was the sole beneficiary in my father's will.
 

ACQUISITION ækwəˈzɪʃən

04 Apr 2021

Noun

  • the process of getting or buying something, especially another business
Example Sentence: The company will pay $210 million in cash to complete the acquisition.
 

PLAY DOWN pleɪ daʊn

03 Apr 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • make appear less serious.
Example Sentence: The manager played down the seriousness of the situation.
 

LOOK UP lʊk ʌp

02 Apr 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • look good for the future.
Example Sentence: After years of poor performance, things are finally beginning to look up.
 

PUT DOWN pʊt daʊn

01 Apr 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • add.
Example Sentence: You can put my name down on the list.
 

LEVEL OFF lɛvəl ɔf

31 Mar 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • stop increasing.
Example Sentence: Prices levelled off in mid-June.
 

HAND OVER hænd oʊvər

30 Mar 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • give.
Example Sentence: He finally handed over the keys.
 

GET ON WITH  

29 Mar 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • have good relationship.
Example Sentence: I don't get on with her. She isn't a very nice woman.
 

GET ON TO  

28 Mar 2021

Phrasal Verb

  • contact.
Example Sentence: I'll get on to the supplier to find out what the problem is.
 
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