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Intermediate+ Word of the Day: strap

A strap is a narrow strip of material used for holding things together or a looped band by which an item may be held, carried, pulled, or lifted. It’s also the strip of material or metal that holds a watch to your wrist. A strap or strop is also a device to sharpen razors. To strap means…

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Intermediate+ Word of the Day: lease

A lease is a contract that allows another person to use land or property for a certain period in exchange for payment. The period of time of this contract is also a lease. As a verb, to lease means ‘to grant the possession of land or property to another in exchange for…

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Intermediate+ Word of the Day: limp

To limp means ‘to walk with difficulty because one foot or leg is dragging behind.’ Figuratively, often followed by along, it means ‘to progress slowly or with trouble and hesitation.’ A limp is the way someone walks if they limp. As an adjective, which may or may not be related to these first senses, limp means…

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