To rely on someone to help you or support you, especially in difficult times.
Alison had nobody to lean on me when she was getting a divorce.
I know I can always lean on my sister when I am having trouble.
To strongly disagree with someone.
Andrew and I are at loggerheads over which car to buy. He wants a Mazda and I want a Honda.
India and Pakistan are at loggerheads over Kashmir.
A person who protects swimmers at a pool or beach.
The busiest beaches in Hawaii have lifeguards.
Something that takes a lot of time to do – it is very slow.
Learning to play golf well is a very laborious. It is a difficult game to get good at.
Food that was not finished the day before.
That was good pizza last night. Let’s eat the leftovers for lunch.
Clear and easy to understand.
Although he was very sick with cancer, my grandfather was lucid until he died.
/ˈlændfɪl/ (n)Where garbage is put permanently.
Every city must have landfills for all the garbage the citizens produce.
/ˈləʊðsəm/ (formal adj)
Very unpleasant or disgusting.
The way you spoke to Sylvia was loathsome. You should apologize immediately.
Very generous and expensive.
My 40th birthday party was lavish. We had it in a beautiful restaurant.
Able to read and write.
To be fluent in a language, you must be literate.