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mom

mom

/ˈmɑm/
noun
an informal or intimate name for calling our mothers
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"Let's go to the market," Shawn's mom says.

His mom infers that the noise hurts his ears.

"All right, Mom," Peter answered, and he went to Paul's house on his bicycle.

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dad

dad

/ˈdæd/
noun
an informal or intimate name for calling our fathers
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My dad's in hospital now.

Are you all right, dad?

I text my dad.

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fish

fish

/ˈfɪʃ/
noun
an animal with a tail, gills and fins that lives in water

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bird

bird

/ˈbɝd/
noun
a animal with wings and feathers that can usually fly, sing, and build nests

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letter

letter

/ˈɫɛtɝ/
noun
a written or printed message that is sent to someone or an organization, company, etc.

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website

website

/ˈwɛbˌsaɪt/
noun
a group of related data on the Internet with the same domain name published by a specific individual, organization, etc.
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He clicks a button on the phone and it links him to the company's website.

Two graduate students, Larry Page and Sergey Brin wanted to find a better way to search websites.

If a very important website links to the page, that indicates even greater importance.

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response

response

/ɹiˈspɑns/, /ɹɪˈspɑns/
noun
a reply to something in either spoken or written form

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brand

brand

/ˈbɹænd/
noun
the name that a particular product or service is identified with

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environment

environment

/ɪnˈvaɪɹənmənt/
noun
the natural world around us where people, animals, and plants live
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Many bacteria also help the environment.

People tried using plants and animals from their environment to cure infections and illnesses.

Different foods were available in different environments.

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key

key

/ˈki/
noun
a specially shaped piece of metal used for locking or unlocking a door, starting a car, etc.

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the past

the past

/ˈpæst/
noun
the time that has passed or gone by; the time before present

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future

future

/ˈfjutʃɝ/
noun
the time that will come after the present or the events that will happen then

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present

present

/ˈpɹɛzənt/, /pɝˈzɛnt/, /pɹiˈzɛnt/
noun
the period of time happening now, not before or after

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matter

matter

/ˈmætɝ/
noun
a situation or subject that needs to be dealt with or considered

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surface

surface

/ˈsɝfəs/
noun
the upper or exterior boundary of something

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drug

drug

/ˈdɹəɡ/
noun
any illegal substance that people take in order to experience its mental or physical effects
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There is hope, however, for new drug combinations.

He also learns some useful lessons about the ways our brains' drugs affect our memories.

They make drugs and medicines.

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the Internet

the Internet

/ˈɪntɚnˌɛt/
noun
‌a global computer network that allows users around the world to communicate with each other and exchange information
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Wendy's mother participated in a small-scale act of Internet fraud.

It was especially vulnerable to fraud on the Internet, since no face-to-face contact occurred.

Software for putting holograms on ID cards or encoding magnetic strips is easily available on the Internet.

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turn

turn

/ˈtɝn/
noun
the time when someone has the opportunity, obligation, or right to do a certain thing that everyone does successively in a group

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section

section

/ˈsɛkʃən/
noun
each of the parts into which a place or object is divided

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shape

shape

/ˈʃeɪp/
noun
the outer form or edges of something or someone

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lesson

lesson

/ˈɫɛsən/
noun
a part of a book that is intended to be used for learning a specific subject

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policy

policy

/ˈpɑɫəsi/
noun
a set of ideas or a plan of action that has been chosen officially by a group of people, an organization, a political party, etc.

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street

street

/ˈstɹit/
noun
a public road in a village, town, or city, usually with buildings along it

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memory

memory

/ˈmɛmɝi/
noun
the ability of mind to keep and remember past events, people, experiences, etc.

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help

help

/ˈhɛɫp/
noun
anything that is done to make a task or process easier or less difficult for someone

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