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to matter

to matter

/ˈmætɝ/
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to be important or have a great effect on someone or something
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This matters for many reasons.

That doesn't matter at all.

It doesn't matter who I speak to.' '

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to affect

to affect

/əˈfɛkt/
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to cause a change in a person, thing, etc.

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to form

to form

/ˈfɔɹm/
verb
to combine parts or bring them together to create something

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to fill

to fill

/ˈfɪɫ/
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to make something full

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to burn

to burn

/ˈbɝn/
verb
to be on fire and be damaged by it

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to close

to close

/ˈkɫoʊs/, /ˈkɫoʊz/
verb
to shut something or put something into a position in order to cover an opening

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to act

to act

/ˈækt/
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to do something for a special reason; to take action

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to tend

to tend

/ˈtɛnd/
verb
to be likely to become something or to happen in a certain way because it is so most of the time
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It is not a coincidence that successful parents tend to raise successful children.

Guitars: The Quest for Volume Today, people tend to think of the guitar as a loud instrument.

Percussive instruments tend to have a lot of flux.

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to place

to place

/ˈpɫeɪs/
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to put something somewhere

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to avoid

to avoid

/əˈvɔɪd/
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to try to stay away from someone or something; to stop doing something

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to agree

to agree

/əˈɡɹi/
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to hold the same opinion about something as someone

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to recognize

to recognize

/ˈɹɛkəɡˌnaɪz/
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to know who a person or what an object is, because we have heard, seen, etc. them before

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to charge

to charge

/ˈtʃɑɹdʒ/
verb
to ask a person to pay a certain amount of money in return for a product or service

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to lie

to lie

/ˈɫaɪ/
verb
to intentionally say or write something that is not true

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to finish

to finish

/ˈfɪnɪʃ/
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to bring an activity, task, etc. to an end

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to enter

to enter

/ˈɛnɝ/, /ˈɛntɝ/
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to come or go into a place

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to fix

to fix

/ˈfɪks/
verb
to repair something that is broken

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to grab

to grab

/ˈɡɹæb/
verb
to take someone or something by hand suddenly or violently

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to touch

to touch

/ˈtətʃ/
verb
to put our hand or another part of our body on someone or something; to come into or be in contact with something or someone

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to design

to design

/dɪˈzaɪn/
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to make drawings according to which something will be constructed or produced

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to discover

to discover

/dɪˈskəvɝ/
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to be the first person who finds something or someplace that others did not know about

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to taste

to taste

/ˈteɪst/
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to have a specific flavor

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to fail

to fail

/ˈfeɪɫ/
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to be unsuccessful in accomplishing something

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to represent

to represent

/ˌɹɛpɹɪˈzɛnt/
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to be an image, sign, or symbol of something

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to hurt

to hurt

/ˈhɝt/
verb
to cause injury or physical pain to yourself or someone else

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