Learn English Vocabulary – Most Common Words in English – Lesson 15

In this free English vocabulary video lesson you’ll learn the most commonly used English words and phrases for everyday life with the help of carefully chosen pictures and example sentences frequently used in daily English conversation – adequate, administration, adjustadjective and adopt.

 

adequate /ˈædɪkwət/     adjective

enough for what you need

e.g.    Lisa has adequate time to prepare for the exam.

  They are very poor and do not have adequate food.

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administration /ədˌmɪnɪˈstreɪʃn/     noun

  1. (uncountable) the activities involved in managing a business, school or institution

e.g.    Until now, Laura has been entirely responsible for the administration of the company.

   She’s studying business administration.

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  1. (countable) the government of a country, especially the United States

e.g.  The Clinton administration created over one million new jobs.

The current administration will remain in office until elections in November.

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adjust /əˈdʒʌst/     verb (adjusts, adjusting, adjusted)

make a small change to something, to make it better

e.g.    Watch out for sharp turns and adjust your speed accordingly.

  The brakes on the car need to be adjusted.

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adjective /ˈædʒɪktɪv/     noun

a word used for describing a noun or pronoun

e.g.    In the sentence “She’s wearing a red dress”, “red” is an adjective.

  In the sentence “It makes her happy”, “happy” is an adjective.

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adopt /əˈdɑpt/   verb (adopts, adopting, adopted)

take another person’s child legally into your family to become your own child

e.g.    Mary adopted Rosie after her parents died.

  The couple are hoping to adopt a baby girl.

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