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chance

chance

/ˈtʃæns/
noun
a possibility that something will happen

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test

test

/ˈtɛst/
noun
an examination that consists of a set of questions, exercises, or activities to measure someone’s knowledge, skill, or ability

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market

market

/ˈmɑɹkət/, /ˈmɑɹkɪt/
noun
a public place where people buy and sell groceries

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effect

effect

/ˈifɛkt/, /əˈfɛkt/, /ɪˈfɛkt/
noun
a change in a person or thing caused by another person or thing

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picture

picture

/ˈpɪktʃɝ/
noun
a visual representation of a scene, person, etc. produced by a camera

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program

program

/ˈpɹoʊˌɡɹæm/
noun
a broadcast people watch or listen to on television or radio

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morning

morning

/ˈmɔɹnɪŋ/
noun
the part of the day between midnight and noon, particularly from when the sun rises until noon

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noon

noon

/ˈnun/
noun
midday; 12 o’clock in the day
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When people saw the sun exactly above them, they knew it was noon.

Imagine that the sun time is exactly 12:00 noon in one town.

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afternoon

afternoon

/ˌæftɝˈnun/
noun
the part of the day from noon to evening
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We'll go there this afternoon.

But in the afternoon, some customers come back.

Many people with chronic sleep debts end up napping during the day or fighting off sleepiness in the afternoon.

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evening

evening

/ˈivnɪŋ/
noun
the period of time between the end of the afternoon and the time we go to bed

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night

night

/ˈnaɪt/
noun
the period of time from sunset to sunrise in each twenty-four hours when it is dark and we cannot see the sun

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event

event

/iˈvɛnt/, /ɪˈvɛnt/
noun
anything that takes place, particularly something important

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news

news

/ˈnjuz/, /ˈnuz/
noun
newly received information about recent and important events

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husband

husband

/ˈhəzbənd/
noun
the man that someone is married to; a woman's partner in marriage

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wife

wife

/ˈwaɪf/
noun
a woman that someone is married to; a man's partner in marriage
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Then he married, so he thought, 'Now my wife's going to make my sandwiches.'

His wife calls him Honey, and his children call him Dad.

And each girl assumed she would become the wife of a farmer in the community.

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son

son

/ˈsən/
noun
a male child in relation to his parents

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daughter

daughter

/ˈdɔtɝ/
noun
a female child in relation to her parents
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"She's my daughter."

Everybody likes his daughter.

Reading 8 Mr. and Mrs. Yates had one daughter.

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education

education

/ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən/, /ˌɛdʒjuˈkeɪʃən/
noun
the process that involves teaching and learning, particularly at a school, university, or college

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back

back

/ˈbæk/
noun
the part of the body of a person or animal between the neck and legs that is on the opposite side to the stomach and chest

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class

class

/ˈkɫæs/
noun
students as a whole that are taught together

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conversation

conversation

/ˌkɑnvɝˈseɪʃən/
noun
a talk between two or more people, in which they exchange news, ideas, and thoughts
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They like to talk about themselves and often dominate the conversation with stories about their exploits.

He answers questions that people ask, but doesn't understand the give-and-take of conversation.

This started a conversation.

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court

court

/ˈkɔɹt/
noun
the place in which legal trials are held

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half

half

/ˈhæf/
noun
either of two equal parts into which something can be divided

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position

position

/pəˈzɪʃən/
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the place where someone or something is located in relation to other things

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rate

rate

/ˈɹeɪt/
noun
the number of times something changes or happens during a specific period of time

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