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.. � We used to argue over who should drive.. � ‘I don’t know.. immigration. or people are similar.. Her views on capital punishment. � How do you respond personal and professional backgrounds... Paperback 9780333966709 you ask Maria? � Don’t be afraid to ask questions... Centre for English Corpus Linguistics The most frequently used 7. � Democrats retorted that the plan leaves millions of poor Americans out in the cold.. in the same way is normally followed by as: Planning controls operate in rural areas in the same way as in urban areas... grammar IW6 Improve your Writing Skills Comparing and Contrasting . ideas. but are a little more formal. a one-parent family situations. The many features include: • Menus to take students straight to the right meaning • Coverage of MEDUKM subject-specific vocabulary. The conjunction as introduces clauses. The police.. answer sb back to reply rudely to someone who has more authority than you: Don’t you dare answer me back! Those girls are always arguing..see p 10 You can use the adverbs similarly.. roughly.... as... have a row They had a row and he walked out. larly.... � Being an astute in Australia and some European countries. � He argues with me about everything. quite.’ Martinez responded... with have a quarrel We had the usual family quarrel about who should do the washing up. as is the case to him.. Academic writing Frequency per million words They both contain exactly the same information.. after as: mainly in written English.. 2.... retort to answer someone immediately in an angry or Input Data Services Ltd 11-21-2006 16:02:40 humorous way: ‘Mind your own business!’ she retorted..... led by Professor Sylviane Granger.500 words in English – the ideal vocabulary size for an advanced learner – are printed in red. Get it right: it The Expand Your Vocabulary section in the centre of the dictionary – on the themes of movement. way: ‘What do you want?’ she demanded... Adjectives frequently used with same � essentially... � He’d had another quarrel with Jamie.... directly. Collocation Adverbs frequently used with comparable � broadly. the conjunction as. 1..... using the most common words • Collocation and metaphor boxes. cially as when they have challenged or criticized you: was Italy in pre-Roman times... espeThe ‘Celtic belt’ was heavily forested in those days.. somewhat. this verb is more frequent in speech and informal writing. The adverb similarly can also be used to modify an adjective: A similarly complex picture emerges from the results in the metropolitan authorities. World English and encyclopedic information BLOOMSBURY MED $$IW Page  MACMILLAN DIGITAL MEDUKM7102 • Clear definitions.. but she didn’t respond... fall out to stop being friendly with someone because you have had a disagreement with them: Have you two fallen out? � She’s fallen out with her parents. Note: Row is used mainly in British English. and are used use it correctly and idiomatically. you give Macmillan English Dictionary Edition American English 3... word formation and much more In all but a few minor respects.......... The Macmillan English Dictionary is specially designed to help learners to understand English... bicker or squabble to argue with someone about things that are not important: The children bickered constantly with each other. The rules are almost the same as for domestic operaand in the same way • Vocabulary-building sections tions.. health and social welfare the two mainstream parties are remarkably alike. � They asked whether I had any objections. but he made no response.1 To answer someone Like many others.... � They’re always quarrelling over money. English he would get back to me in the afternoon.... 3.. Full-page writing sections and ‘Get it right’ boxes comma: Same Online never comes edition after a: One-parent families may come aboutstudents because of death. Using the preposition like.. to the suggestion that this is all the government’s fault? She had left him..... the Centre English Corpus Linguistics. Note: Fall out is informal and is used in British English. proposals for the reform The adjective alike is never used before a noun...... precisely. MEDUKM $$EV Page  MEDUKM6601 present graphs comparing the use of a particular word or phrase by native speakers and learners. � I asked him how he was. much. ‘I’m telling you it’s not true.. � If you need help with the translation. � ‘Is there anything you would like to do today?’ he The contexts in which they work vary.. Simisame salary... Adjectives frequently used with similar � broadly. the conjunction answer tomorrow... � He answered that he had seen them leaving together. graded with stars. it can also be followed by that to introduce a clause: Adverbs describe verbs in the same way that adjectives describe nouns.. at the Media theories must make the absence of state for control their cornerstone.... It is Université catholique de Louvain in Belgium. Answer similarly in the same way likewise I asked him where he was going but he didn’t answer. roughly Infants as young as 6 weeks consistently show preferences for familiar faces.. she gave a careful response that completely failed to answer the question. ideas. and explained with extra detail about how to use them.1 To argue with someone quarrel to argue: I hate quarrelling you. ceded by a comma: respond to answer something that someone says...... Likewise...... They are often A complete of unique. WORDS THAT DESCRIBE 140 120 100 80 COMMUNICATION 60 40 20 0 1.... situations.. 2.... 3.... exactly. have stereotypical views � When asked where she was going..... respond Thousands of readers responded to our questionnaire. likewise. BE CAREFUL! Many learners use the verb look like to show that two or more points....... politician.... The techniques used with normal subjects give estimates that closely correspond to those derived from the clinical literature.’ she answered truthfully. got up and walked out before I had a chance to reply.definite to her question. it.4.. quite. � They materialism of Hobbes.. The political weakness of these states corresponded to their economic weakness...... and the expression as ..... along with usage notes on style. use English and be more aware of how English works. � I wrote demand to ask something in a very firm and angry 1... as do their asked. of the media must pay due attention to it.. the same salary. inquire or enquire to ask someone for information about something: Why don’t you telephone the theatre and inquire about tickets? � I am writing to inquire whether you have any vacancies in September. was none of their business... � Our parents were always having rows about money. and EV2 Expand your Vocabulary develop the skills they need to write effCommunication ectively in .. reply It took them a week to reply to my letter....... and the expression as + ADJECTIVE / ADVERB + as .. ... When it is used inside the sentence.3... BLOOMSBURY Note that the adverb similarly is much more frequent MED than in the same way and likewise...macmillandictionaries.... � He said nothing in answer . infants respond preferentially to their mother’s voice compared to the voice of a stranger. are used at the beginning of a sentence.. or situations are similar: It is possible to suggest that the two poets resemble one another.. row to have a short noisy argument: My parents never row.. � A group of boys were squabbling over the ball..2 To answer someone at a later time 9781405025263 9781405026284 9780230025462 9780230025455 9780230024939 9780230024922 get back to sb 1st if you get back to someone..’ he replied.. or to telephone someone who telehow/what/who/why She asked me how I knew about phoned you earlier: I’ll call you back as soon as I hear any news. Awareness or situtwowww.. remarkably.. make a response or give a response I called out He does not want opinion polls banned.. and in • the Language pages on idioms.... to describe similarities.. fight to disagree in an angry way about something: What are you two fighting about now? � I don’t want to fight over such a trivial matter.. the privileges of the the same way to show that points.. likewise. Ask them an answer at a later time because you were not American I wondered where she had got the money... In the same way. but didn’t like Paperback withable CD-ROM 9780333966723 to do it earlier: He said he was busy but promised why don’t to ask.2 To ask someone a lot of questions to find . To argue also means to discuss something with someone who has a different opinion from you: They are still arguing over the details of the contract... communication and emotions – helps learners to choose the right word atSpeech the right time.. and to Academic writing Don’t use the impersonal pronoun it in subject position Note: Reply and respond mean more or less the same as answer..1 To ask someone a question answer sth I hate it when people don’t answer my emails. Workbook 9780333966907 someone again. ideas. she replied that it as to the ‘typical’ criminal or delinquent..... and the trade unions resemble those of the right-wing tabloid press..... These pages deal with vocabulary and grammar problems......... as Answer is also an noun and is used in the phrases give an answer and in answer to: I’ll give you a You can also use the preposition like. Interactive CD-ROM and varieties of English Note that same can also be used as a pronoun: 1.. like most people. in that package Houses of Parliament are the same.. followed by a Get it right: same analysis of learners’ own writing.. You can also say that people have an argument: We had a stupid argument and now he’s not speaking to me. Argue different professional and academic contexts. roughly The Scottish figures are not directly comparable...... � We try to teach children to argue their ideas calmly and rationally.. have a fight All teenagers have fights with their parents....... pragmatics...5........ � He has rowed with everyone in the group. may become a two-parent This material has been created following a two-year collaboration with � Women still have to work twice as hard as men for family through marriage or remarriage.. � They replied that unfortunately there were no vacancies at present... � ‘Is phone back or call back or ring back to telephone edition � ask (sb) something the matter?’ he asked gently. Using the adverbs similarly. ations that you are comparing are alike..Macmillan English Dictionary A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 UPPER INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED DICTIONARIES The second edition of the Macmillan English Dictionary contains a wealth of new material. Using the verbs resemble and correspond You can use the verbs resemble and correspond to show that two or more points.. just as she so often threatened to do. It is often preand he replied with a shrug. fairly. 1. but continued staring out of the window. � They have been bickering for months over the leadership.. � ‘What’s for dinner?’ Brian inquired..3 To answer someone in writing many times but she never replied.... However. � She failed to answer most of the questions that were put to her... carefully researched materials based on a detailed used to modify the whole•sentence and. while building on the innovative features that won it two prestigious awards... Berkeley objected to the complete reply to answer someone: ‘I know. � She answered an advertisement in the newspaper.... Note: Ring back is used in British English.... Resource site . � MPs demanded to know the reason for the delay.... The preposition like is used before noun phrases: 1.. 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� It was a real battle of wits.. such as square kilometres or square miles : The surface area of the screen should be at least one square metre.n@ / noun [ C ] � 1 a large area that is surrounded by seats.(r)gjU"ment@tIv / adj showing disapproval someone who is argumentative often argues or disagrees with people argy-bargy / %A. CRITICIZE.. aren’t / A.. "A......(r)gju@b(@)l / adj 1 if something is arguable. � +about/over The party is involved in an argument over economic policy.... ➔ TOSS2 Over 1..(r)dZ@n"tIni@n / noun [ C ] see Nationalities table argon / "A..(r)..000 illustrated words... choosing the right word. argot / "A. � Visitors should wait in the reception area. aren’t I? Argentine / "A. clear definitions are written using only 2.. It is sometimes used in electric lights... opinions etc : win/lose an argument We can win this argument if we present the facts clearly... � +about/over They are still arguing over the details of the contract. ardor / "A.. 4 area or surface area [ C / U ] MATHS the amount of space that the surface of a place or shape covers. with separate full-colour sections DICTIONARIES Menus in longer entries take users straight to the right meaning MEDUK$$115 argue argument / "A.. 3 [ C ] a place on the surface of something such as a part of your body : Be sure to apply sunblock to sensitive areas of your skin. passionately.... convincingly.... town. show how and when the word is used Extra collocation information based on data from the World English Corpus Thousands of synonyms and antonyms Special boxes for building vocabulary.....(r)dZ@ntaIn / adj see Nationalities table Argentinian / %A. especially when you think other people may disagree : This is arguably the best club in town.. opinions etc : The Court of Appeal rejected her arguments. arguing that it wasn’t worth spending $25 million to cut seven minutes off drivers’ journey times. � +for/against Woolf’s report argued for (=supported) an improvement in prison conditions. she argues.... — arduously adv are1 / weak @(r)..... � Tom is always the first to leap to her defence.. � I decided to pursue another line of attack. arguably / "A..... � She shot down his argument...... forcefully..... British/ American differences...(r)dZi "bA. and word origins 77 ... : We aren’t going to Spain this year... a discussion or debate between people with different views. space etc used for a particular purpose : You can park only in designated areas (=places available for this purpose).. � +for/against There are powerful arguments against releasing them from prison. they speak to each other in an angry way because they disagree = QUARREL : Those girls are always arguing! � +with Don’t argue with me – you know I’m right.. country etc : Bus services in rural areas are not very good. � have an argument (with sb) I’ve had an argument with my girlfriend.. pronunciation and meaning The most important words to be used for writing and speaking are highlighted in red and graded with stars Clearly labelled subject-specific vocabulary ardor 66 argyle .. plausibly.. used for sports or entertainment : a circus arena 2 the people and activities involved with a particular subject or activity : Today... � +about/over I try to avoid arguments about money... � That is an indefensible point of view. � You could make an argument for working shorter hours...... ➔ ANGRY.. � +about/over We used to argue over who should drive.. based on real-life spoken and written English. e@(r) / noun [ C ] a unit for measuring area in the METRIC SYSTEM...... � I’ve crossed swords with them before..(r)g@t / noun [ C / U ] words that are used by a particular group of people = JARGON : military argot arguable / "A.. 1a...BLOOMSBURY Full coverage of British and American English spelling.. 1a. persuasively. phrases and illustrations for developing vocabulary Collocation Adverbs frequently used with argue 2 � consistently. there is evidence that it is true or that people agree with it : The judge held that there was an arguable case of libel... IDEA Simple... � +of My family has lived in this area of England for years. with people attacking each other’s opinions and defending their own... 2 [ I / T ] to give reasons why you believe that something is right or true : Successful economies.(r)"gaIl / noun [ C / U ] a pattern on clothing such as socks or JUMPERS. 2 [ C ] a part of a city. These boxes often also highlight common collocations.. "area %code noun [ C ] a DIALLING CODE arena / @"ri. � They clashed over who to appoint....(r)d@(r) / noun [ U ] 1 very strong feelings of A admiration or determination = LOVE : He carried out the task with ardour. � We did battle with the council about the plans. strongly PHRASE argue sb into/out of (doing) sth British to persuade someone to do/not to do something : I’ve managed to argue him out of going to the match.. � get into an argument (with sb) Every time we visit my family. � There was a lot of conflict over what to do next.(r)nt / short form 1 the usual way of saying or writing ‘are not’.(r)d@(r) / the American spelling of ardour ardour / "A. and I went home early. Cross references to related words.. [ I / T ] to discuss something with someone who has a different opinion from you : The programme gives people a chance to argue their ideas.. area / "e@ri@ / noun ��� 1 subject/activity 2 part of town/building 3 part of surface 4 size of surface 5 in football 1 [ C ] a particular subject..(r) / see be are2 / A..(r)dZi / noun [ U ] British informal noisy arguments argyle / A.(r)gQn / noun [ U ] CHEMISTRY a gas that is in the air and that does not produce a chemical reaction when mixed with other substances.. � What is your main area of concern? � His particular area of expertise is engineering. Area is expressed in square units... � We had a big fight last night.. consisting of different coloured DIAMOND shapes Input Data Services Ltd 11-20-2006 10:26:35 ‘Get it right’ boxes at individual headwords help learners to anticipate mistakes that they might make and show them how to correct them. you are not completely certain whether it is true or correct : Whether good students make good teachers is arguable..(r)gju@bli / adv � used for stating your opinion or belief. 2 the usual way of saying or writing ‘am not’ in questions : I’m looking thinner.... are those with the lowest taxes. argue / "A. strong A.. many in two colour.... One are is equal to 100 square metres. present alternatives to over-used words and point out the differences between words that are easy to confuse...(r)gju / verb ��� 1 [ I ] if people argue..... � Publishers must move into the electronic arena.. he gets into an argument with my sister. 2 literary very strong feelings of love arduous / "A... type of activity etc : Mathematics is a subject which has links with all other curriculum areas...... businesses must be able to compete in the international arena. Helpful example sentences. � Several people stood up to argue against (=say they do not support) moving the students to the new school.. � His main argument is stated in the opening chapter. � +that Reuben opposed the new road. 2a..(r)gjUm@nt / noun ��� 1 [ C ] an angry disagreement between people = QUARREL : a heated argument (=extremely angry disagreement) � without an argument They won’t accept higher prices without an argument.. 2 [ C / U ] a reason or set of reasons that you use for persuading other people to support your views.. 2 formal if a fact or statement is arguable. � I went on a tour of Vancouver and the surrounding area..(r)g@U.500 of the most common words argumentative / %A. 5 the area [singular] the PENALTY AREA on a football field : He scored from the edge of the area.... 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300 Click on the thesaurus button next to every meaning to access a list of synonyms and related word sets 78 . suitable for institutions. and to make wordlists. and more than 300 sound effects Improve your writing skills with over 200 interactive exercises Network edition Everything that’s on the individual MED CD-ROM is packaged in a convenient and flexible network edition. You can save time and money by buying and installing the most appropriate network licence: 2–20 users / 21–50 users / 51–100 users.DICTIONARIES Macmillan English Dictionary CD-ROM Use the Super Search to look for groups of words that are of particular interest to you. animations and photographs. Should you need to. Just hover your mouse over the word you want to see Connect instantly through weblinks to carefully selected websites offering cultural and encyclopedic information Display only as much information about each word as you want. and add your own notes or translations to every entry in the dictionary Record. For further information email help@macmillan. email or web pages. you can upgrade your licence to include any number of users. You can also search for extra examples of words for additional practice Explore the Study Pages to develop your vocabulary in particular areas of English. and discover the world with 200 interactive maps in the atlas Quick View gives you instant dictionary definitions of words in documents. and search for other words that are pronounced in the same way with the Sound Search function Hear the pronunciation of any word in British and American English at the click of a button Understand difficult words with over 1. play back and improve your pronunciation. after purchase.

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and expressions using numbers • Informative two-colour illustrations relating to curriculum content Macmillan School Dictionary Paperback 9781405013420 CD-ROM 9781405057103 MACMILLAN DIGITAL Interactive CD-ROM Resource site . animations and useful search facilities.Macmillan School Dictionary A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 INTERMEDIATE DICTIONARIES A two-colour dictionary for intermediate level students whose curriculum subjects are taught through the medium of English. Online compendium of curriculum vocabulary CD-ROM Language help • • • • Information on grammar patterns. photographs. geographical names and nationalities.see p 10 www. Strong curriculum content • Special emphasis on school subject vocabulary • Subject-specific words highlighted throughout • Word selection based on the 200 million-word World English Corpus supplemented with words taken from curriculum coursebooks • Helpful reference section containing information on the periodic table.macmillandictionaries. activities. irregular verbs. In addition. with pronunciation practice. sound effects. collocations. pronunciation. users can access a fully-searchable compendium of curriculum vocabulary online. synonym sets and vocabulary building Ease of use • Clear layout • Simple definitions using a restricted defining vocabulary • Menus for words with five or more meanings for easy navigation Study Skills section includes information on: • project work • composition • punctuation • exam skills • text types • interpreting graphs • writing up experiments • IT language  AWARD WINNER The CD-ROM combines the full text of the Macmillan Essential Dictionary. phrases and phrasal verbs Helpful example sentences based on real-life English Hundreds of synonyms and antonyms Information on spelling with inflections for irregular and semi-regular verbs. adjectives and nouns • Special help boxes on word families. Winner of the English-Speaking Union President's Award 2004 Cross-section of a volcano The greenhouse effect 80 The carbon cycle .

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internet and computing contexts Easy to use Macmillan Phrasal Verbs Plus Paperback 9781405063906 • The most frequent phrasal verbs are highlighted in red and graded with stars. to show at a glance how important they are for students to learn • Menus in entries with five or more senses guide users quickly to the meaning they want • The definitions are written in a restricted vocabulary to make them easy to understand MACMILLAN DIGITAL Resource site .com Plus! • Over 100 striking two-colour cartoons illustrate common phrasal verbs. pronunciation. reinforcing their meaning and making them more memorable • An index of single-word equivalents enables learners to find phrasal verbs by starting with single-word verbs which they already know • Explanation of how particles contribute to the meaning of phrasal verbs • Hundreds of synonyms and antonyms throughout the dictionary help build students’ vocabulary • Information on inflections.see p 10 www. register and derivatives widens students’ knowledge of English • A 16-page Language Study section contains more detailed description of the pronunciation.macmillandictionaries. Encourages natural English • Clear explanations of how to use every phrasal verb by means of grammar patterns and relevant examples • Thousands of examples of phrasal verbs from the World English Corpus reflect English as it is used today • Collocation boxes list the words phrasal verbs typically occur with.Macmillan Phrasal Verbs Plus A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED DICTIONARIES A two-colour dictionary of phrasal verbs containing unique features to help students grasp this challenging and essential area of the English language. register and grammar of phrasal verbs answer back barge in catch on 83 . to help students speak and write more naturally • Coverage of phrasal verbs used in general English as well as in business. stress patterns.