Having illegal activities – usually involving stealing money.
There’s a lot of corruption in the government. Money gets used for personal reasons.
Illness because of a microorganism in the body.
I’m taking medicine for my chest infection.
Pay strong attention to something.
I can’t go out tonight. I need to focus on my studies. Final exams start in 1 week.
Unbelievable / wonderful
That movie was incredible. I hope it gets an Oscar nomination.
An advancement / increase in role.
I hope I get a promotion at work this year.
Requires a lot of attention.
The news about the flood victims is compelling. I’m going to donate some money to help them.
To abandon or give up.
The north surrendered to the south, so the war was finally over.
A package or shipment that is moved from one place to another.
I am going to the post office to see if my delivery has arrived.”
Move your mouth down so you look sad/unhappy.
You frown all the time. Try to be happy!
A subject you talk about, write about, or study.
The topic of my essay is English slang in the 21st century.