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February 2020

Intermediate+ Word of the Day: chest

The chest is the front part of a human’s body, from the neck to the abdomen. A chest is also a box with a lid used to store things or, especially in the UK, a small cabinet, usually hung from the wall, used for….

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Intermediate+ Word of the Day: groom

Groom is a shortened version of bridegroom–a man who is about to get married or just got married. A groom is also someone whose job is to look after horses. As a verb, to groom means…

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Intermediate+ Word of the Day: drone

Nowadays we hear about drones a lot; they are plane-like machines operated by remote control. However, a drone is also the male bee and, colloquially, a dull and uninteresting person. A person who lives off the work of others is also…

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Intermediate+ Word of the Day: block

A block is a large piece of stone or wood and also a tiny one, with designs engraved on it, used for printing. Anything that prevents movement, both literally and figuratively, is a block, as is a piece of…

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