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to remain

to remain

/ɹiˈmeɪn/, /ɹɪˈmeɪn/
verb
to stay in the same state or condition

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to face

to face

/ˈfeɪs/
verb
to deal with a given situation, especially an unpleasant one

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to bear

to bear

/ˈbɛɹ/
verb
to accept and deal with an unpleasant person, thing, or situation

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to wonder

to wonder

/ˈwəndɝ/
verb
to want to know about something particular

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to study

to study

/ˈstədi/
verb
to spend time to learn about a subject by reading books or going to school, etc.

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to apply

to apply

/əˈpɫaɪ/
verb
to formally request something, such as a place at a university, a job, etc.

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to manage

to manage

/ˈmænədʒ/, /ˈmænɪdʒ/
verb
to do something successfully, particularly something difficult
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Then one year he managed to get a new and better job at another university.

Harley has also managed to turn its motorcycles into symbols of opposition to mainstream cultural values.

Although she could hardly speak, she had recently managed to express a wish to see me.

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to reduce

to reduce

/ɹəˈdus/, /ɹiˈdus/, /ɹɪˈdus/
verb
to make something less or smaller in amount, degree, price, etc.

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to adapt

to adapt

/əˈdæpt/
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to become fit for a new purpose or situation

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to travel

to travel

/ˈtɹævəɫ/
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to go from one place to another, usually somewhere far away

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to name

to name

/ˈneɪm/
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to give a name to something or someone

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to suggest

to suggest

/səˈdʒɛst/
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to mention or put forward an idea, proposition, plan, etc. for further consideration or possible action

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to remove

to remove

/ɹiˈmuv/
verb
to take someone or something away from a position

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to cook

to cook

/ˈkʊk/
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to prepare food for eating by heating it

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to welcome

to welcome

/ˈwɛɫkəm/
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to meet and greet someone who has just arrived

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to improve

to improve

/ˌɪmˈpɹuv/
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to make a person or thing better
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There is now a surgical alternative to improve hearing without an external device.

Many autistic children have improved greatly with such training, but others have not.

Numerous new vaccines with major potential for improving health in developing countries have been produced since 2002.

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to control

to control

/kənˈtɹoʊɫ/
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to have power over a person, company, country, etc. and to decide how things should be done

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to compare

to compare

/kəmˈpɛɹ/
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to examine or look for the differences between of two or more objects

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to drink

to drink

/ˈdɹɪŋk/
verb
to take a liquid into the mouth and swallow it

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to test

to test

/ˈtɛst/
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to take actions to check the quality, reliability, or performance of something

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to experience

to experience

/ɪkˈspɪɹiəns/
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to go through an emotion or physically feel something

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to carry

to carry

/ˈkæɹi/, /ˈkɛɹi/
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to hold someone or something and take them from one place to another

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to return

to return

/ɹiˈtɝn/, /ɹɪˈtɝn/
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to go or come back to a place, person, or state

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to worry

to worry

/ˈwɝi/
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to feel upset and nervous because we think about bad things that might happen to us or our problems

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to treat

to treat

/ˈtɹit/
verb
to deal with or behave toward someone or something in a particular way
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One, called ACT, is being used successfully to treat people who have malaria.

The people were given the medicine ivermectin to treat it.

I cannot forgive him for the way he treats his best friend.

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