[a solid black substance used as fuel]
Much of our electricity is produced by plants that burn coal as fuel
[forces, groups or nations joined together]
The country is led by a coalition government of three parties.
[land on the edge of the ocean]
The storm caused high waves and flooding along much of the Atlantic coast.
[a drink made from the plant of the same name]
People in Seattle drink lots of coffee.
[(1)not warm; (2)having or feeling great coolness or a low temperature]
The water is too cold for swimming.(1)
This has been a cold winter, with much ice and snow.(2)
[(1)to bring or gather together in one place; (2)to demand and receive]
The driver collected the children after school and brought them home.(1)
Your employer collects taxes for the government everytime you are paid.(2)
[a small university]
Have you decided where you will attend college?
[land controlled by another country or government]
Hong Kong is no longer a British colony.
[the different effects of light on the eye, making blue, red ,brown,black,yellow and others]
I love the bright colors of the autumn leaves
[to mix or bring together]
The new organization combines radio and television broadcasting.
[(1)to move toward; (2)to arrive]
Jan is coming home for the holidays.(1)
The two sides came together on a settlement after long and detailed negotiations.(2)
[(1)to order; (2)to have power over something]
The general commanded the army to move against the enemy.(1)
The President commands all the military forces.(2)
[(1)to say something about; (2)to express an opinion about something]
Mr.President, please comment about the increased number of terrorist attacks.(1)
He commented about the writers who criticized his new book.(2)
[a group of people given special work]
The committee met three times to decide who should get the special award.
[(1)usual; (2)same for all]
He liked to call himself a common man.(1)
The allies united for a common purpose to win the war.(2)
[(1)to tell; (2)to give or exchange information]
The chairman communicated that he was not happy with the proposed agreement.(1)
Because we communicate well, we understand each other’s situation.(2)
[a group of people living together in one place or area]
Our community includes people from many other countries.
[a business organized for trade, industrial or other purposes]
My friend started an Internet company to repair and sell old musical instruments
[to examine what is different or similar]
We urge you to compare the price and quality of our products with those of our competitors.
[to try to do as well as, or better than, another or others]
The Internet lets companies compete almost any where in the world
[(1)having all parts ;(2)ended or finished]
I have a complete set of recordings by the Beatles.(1)
We completed all the work yesterday.(2)
[(1)of or having many parts that are difficult to understand; (2)not simple]
The trade agreement is the result of some very complex negotiations.(1)
It may seem simple, but it is really complex.(2)
[the settlement of an argument where each side agrees to acceptless than first demanded]
Compromise may not be possible in that dispute.
[an electronic machine for storing and organizing information, and for communicating with others]
Computers area necessary tool for managing a business.
[(1)interest ,worry; (2)to fear]
The president expressed concern about the continuing violence.(1)
He said he is especially concerned that the fighting will spread to other countries.(2)
[to say a person or action is wrong or bad]
These nators condemned the man for refusing to answer their questions.
[(1)something declared necessary to complete an agreement; (2)a person’s health]
The conditions for his resignation included aten million dollar payment.(1)
The doctors aid the examination showed that Gary was in excellent condition.(2)
I seemed to spend my days going from one conference to another.
[(1)to approve; (2)to say that something is true]
These nate confirmed the appointment of the new Agriculture Secretary.(1)
The candidate confirmed the report that he was ending his campaign.(2)
[(1)a fight ;(2)a battle,especially a long one]
We had a conflict about politics.(1)
The long conflict finally ended with a cease fire, not a peace treaty.(2)
[to praise a person or to express pleasure for success or good luck]
I congratulate you for getting the highest score on the history test.
[(1)the organization of people elected to make the laws of the United States (the House of Representatives and the Senate); (2)a similar organization in other countries]
The President’s party did not win control of either house of Congress.(1)
Five members of Mexico’s Congress are in Washington to discuss trade issues.(2)
[(1)to join one thing to another; (2)to unite; (3)to link]
If you connect this wire to the red one, the green light will turn on.(1)
The two streams connect to form a river that flows through Green low City.(2)
The police man said the two crimes are connected.(3)
[one who usually supports tradition and opposes great change]
William is a conservative about social issues.
[(1)to give thought to; (2)to think about carefully]
Jack is considering what to give Amy for her birthday.(1)
The head of my office said he would consider my ideas for a more effective sales campaign.(2)
[the written general laws and ideas that for manation’s system of government]
How do the laws provide for making changes in the constitution?
[(1)to hold; (2)to include]
The bottle contains one quart of milk.(1)
＊one liquid quart=0.9463 liter（米）
The paint in that old house contains a dangerous amount of lead.(2)
[a box, bottle or canused to hold something]
More juice is sold in plastic container than in glass bottles
[any of the seven great land areas of the world]
Did you know that long ago all the continents were joined together?
[to go on doing or being]
The governor said he would continue to fight for justice
[(1)to direct; (2)to have power over]
Who controls the daily work of the company.(1)
The chairman of the transportation committee controls all the spending for transportation projects.(2）
[a large meeting for a special purpose]
Political parties hold conventions to choose presidential and vice presidential candidates.
[to heat food before eating it]
Helen will cooks paghetti with meat sauce tonight.
My coffee is cool. Would you warm it for me, please?
[to act or work together]
If we cooperate on this work, we will finish more quickly.
[(1)to make something exactly like another; (2)something made to look exactly like another]
Joseph can copy that document fo rus.(1)
This copy is so bad I can not read it.(2)
[a food grain]
Scientists are worried because genetically-changed corn got into food supplies for people.
[(1)true; (2)free from mistakes; (3)to change to what is right]
That is the correct date of the election.(1)
That sales agreement is correct.(2)
Did you correct that script?(3)
[(1)the price or value of something; (2)to be valued at]
The cost of the book is five dollars.(1)
The book costs five dollars.(2)
[a material made from a plant of the same name]
Most clothes are made of cotton.
[to speak or add numbers]
Her child learned to count by watching Sesame Street on television
[(1)a nation; (2)the territory of a nation; (3)land away from cities]
English is one of the languages of his country.(1)
Much of the country in the West is desert.(2)
My family had a farm house in the country,not too far from the city.(3)
[(1)where trials take place; (2)where judges make decisions about law]
We have to give evidence in court today.(1)
The appeals court is considering mistakes made in histrial.(2)
[(1)to put something over a person or thing; (2)anything that is put over a person or thing]
Please cover the food left from dinner.(1)
Put your name on the front cover of your book.(2)
[a farm animal used for its milk]
He must pump the milk from his cows every morning and evening
[(1)to fall violently; (2)to hit with great force]
The airplane crashed in to the mountain.(1)
The two cars crashed into each other.(2)
[(1)to make; (2)to give life or form to]
She created a beautiful poem.(1)
The Declaration of Independence says all men are created equal.(2)
[(1)any living being; (2)any animal or human]
A microscope can show a great many living creatures in a drop of water.(1)
People are learning how to live peacefully with other creatures.(2)
[an agreement that payments will be made at a later time]
With this card I can use credit to buy things today and pay for them next month
[a group of people working together]
Ten members of the ship’s crew were injured by the explosion.
[an act that violates a law]
Telling a lie to the court is a crime
[a person who is responsible for a crime]
The organization tries to find jobs for criminals released from prison.
[(1)an extremely important time when something may become much better or worse; (2)a dangerous situation]
During a middle age crisis, people often make changes in their life.(1)
The Cuban missile crisis in the 1960s almost caused a nuclear war.(2)
[(1)to say what is wrong with something or someone; (2)to condemn; (3)to judge]
His teacher criticized him for not completing his report.(1)
The judge criticized the man for his evilact sand sentenced him to spend twenty years in prison.(2)
Her editor asked her to criticize a new book about ancient Egypt.(3)
[plants that are grown and gathered for food,such as grains, fruits and vegetables]
The major crops in this area are corn and soybeans.
[(1)to go from one side to another; (2)to go across]
The mother holds her child’s hand when they cross the street.(1)
This ship crosses the ocean in five days.(2)
[a large number of people gathered in one place]
A large crowd gathered to watch the show.
[(1)to damage or destroy by great weight; (2)to defeat completely]
The falling tree crushed the house.(1)
The T.C.Williams High School football team crushed every team it played that year.(2)
[to express or shows or row or pain]
The thought of never seeing her again made him cry
[all the beliefs, traditions and arts of a group or population]
Her Western culture and my Eastern culture made our lives exciting.
[(1)to improve health; (2)to make well; (3)something that makes a sick person well]
Living more simply and eating plain food cured most of her health problems.(1)
The doctor can cure the disease.(2)
Antibiotics are a cure for infection.(3)
[an order to people to stay off the streets or to close their businesses]
The streets were empty every night after the ten o’clock cur few.
[(1)movement of air, water or electricity; (2)belonging to the present]
The current slows down in this wide part of the river.(1)
She found the report in a current publication.(2)
[a long-established belief or activity of a people]
It is our custom to go to church on Sunday mornings.
[taxes on imports]
I like to buy items in the custom-free store because there are no taxes to pay on the purchase.
[(1)to divide or injure with a sharp tool; (2)to makeless; (3)to reduce]
She cut her finger while using the bread knife.(1)
The labor strike cut the company’s production by 60 percent.(2)
Congress cut foreign aid spending.(3)内容来自 听力课堂网：http://www.tingclass.net/show-5677-10951-1.html