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to cheat

to cheat

/ˈtʃit/
verb
to win or gain an advantage in a game, completion, etc. by violating rules or acting unfairly

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to kid

to kid

/ˈkɪd/
verb
to joke about something, often by giving false or inaccurate information
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You're kidding?

The baseball team kids call him Coach Wilson.

Most autistic kids can't pretend because they're not capable of imagining something that is not real.

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to capture

to capture

/ˈkæptʃɝ/
verb
to catch an animal or a person and keep them as a prisoner

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to explore

to explore

/ɪksˈpɫɔɹ/
verb
to visit places one has never seen before

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to establish

to establish

/ɪˈstæbɫɪʃ/
verb
to create a company or organization with the intention of running it for a long term
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The body is subsequently taken away for a detailed examination that will establish the cause and time of the victim's death.

Philadelphia was carefully planned out by William Penn, who established the city in 1682.

Her scheme almost worked because she successfully established a false identity, even if only for a short time.

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to approach

to approach

/əˈpɹoʊtʃ/
verb
to go close or closer to something or someone

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to invite

to invite

/ˌɪnˈvaɪt/
verb
to make a formal or friendly request to someone to be present somewhere or to participate in something

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to announce

to announce

/əˈnaʊns/
verb
to make plans or decisions known by officially telling people about them

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to order

to order

/ˈɔɹdɝ/
verb
to ask for something, especially food, drinks, services, etc. in a restaurant

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to tie

to tie

/ˈtaɪ/
verb
to attach or connect two things by a rope, band, etc.

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to divide

to divide

/dɪˈvaɪd/
verb
to separate people or things into two or more parts

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to ensure

to ensure

/ɛnˈʃʊɹ/, /ɪnˈʃʊɹ/
verb
to make sure that something will happen
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They want to ensure that their food traditions are preserved.

Then the jars were boiled to ensure that bacteria were destroyed.

So what ensures that someone claiming to be a forensic meteorologist really is?

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to bury

to bury

/ˈbɛɹi/
verb
to put a dead person or animal in the ground
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The king buries Sinbad with Ayisha.

He also buries lots of jewels with them.

Then we can bury it.'

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to celebrate

to celebrate

/ˈsɛɫəˌbɹeɪt/
verb
to do something special such as dancing or drinking that shows one is happy for an event

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to tap

to tap

/ˈtæp/
verb
to hit someone or something gently, often with a few quick light blows

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to press

to press

/ˈpɹɛs/
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to push a thing tightly against something else

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to express

to express

/ɪksˈpɹɛs/
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to show or make a thought, feeling, etc. known by looks, words, or actions

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to bend

to bend

/ˈbɛnd/
verb
to make something straight become curved or folded

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to hire

to hire

/ˈhaɪɝ/, /ˈhaɪɹ/
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to pay someone to do a job

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to chop

to chop

/ˈtʃɑp/
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to cut something into pieces using a knife, etc.

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to shake

to shake

/ˈʃeɪk/
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to move or cause someone or something to move up and down or from one side to the other with short rapid movements

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to operate

to operate

/ˈɑpɝˌeɪt/, /ˈɔpɝˌeɪt/
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to function in a specific way

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to cross

to cross

/ˈkɹɔs/
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to go across or to the other side of something

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to generate

to generate

/ˈdʒɛnɝˌeɪt/
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to cause something to exist, arise or come about

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to breathe

to breathe

/ˈbɹið/
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to take air into one's lungs and let it out again

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