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puddle

Puddle

A small pool of water left on the ground after rain.

Examples:

Children love to jump in puddles after it rains.

While I was jogging last night a car drove through a puddle and splashed me. I was not happy!

priority

Priority

Something that is more important than all other things.

Examples:

Losing weight is my priority – I want to be more healthy.

If a task is not a priority in the office, it might not get done.

promotion

/prəʊməʊˈshən/ (n)

An advancement / increase in role.

Example:

I hope I get a promotion at work this year.

pioneer

/ˌpaɪəˈnɪr/ (n)

One of the first people to do something.

Example:

Bill Gates was a pioneer in computer technology.

perspire

/pərˈspaɪər/ (v)

To sweat.

Example:

Many people perspire when they are nervous.

perk

/pɜrk/ (n)

Money, goods, or other benefits your company pays you in addition to your salary.

Example:

My company car is a perk of the job.

personalize

/ˈpərsənəˌlaɪz/ (adv)

To make something reflect you.

Example:

I want to personalize my desk with photos of my family.

pot

/pat/ (n)

A container used for cooking.

Example:

I need a big pot to cook pasta for 10 people.

ponytail

/ˈpəʊniˌteɪl/ (n)

Long hair pulled together at the back of the head.

Example:

Your hair looks nice down. Why do you always wear it in a ponytail?

puberty

/pyubərti/ (n)

The time when the body develops from being a child into an adult.

Example:

Most people start puberty around the age of 12 or 13 years old.

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