Academic 15: calendar, capital, card, careful, carrot

1. calendar

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A chart or series of pages showing the days, weeks, and months of a particular year, or giving particular seasonal information.
– Example:
+ An information leaflet and a calendar of collections will be included with the boxes.
+ Use calendars to chart when work is due so that children can see how much time they have to complete it.
+ McGonagall also gave Inuyasha a moon chart and a calendar highlighting the phases of the moon.
+ With this issue of American Scientist we turn a page on the millennium calendar.
+ Mrs Levett said numerous cold calling scams had targeted people in York, for example salespeople selling adverts in calendars, charts and directories.
+ Likewise, the pace of office work may depend upon market fluctuations, calendars of meetings, information flows, computer “down-time” and so forth.
+ Other activities included drawing pie charts to illustrate incomes, as well as creating seasonal calendars and trend lines.
+ All aspects of how a facility is run right down to the details such as notice board outlining a calendar of activities and information for the public cannot be ignored.
+ The final days of the mayoral campaign find mayoress Kathy Baildon in a familiar pose: in the campaign office, surrounded by charts and calendars, phone glued to her ear.

2. capital

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: The city or town that functions as the seat of government and administrative centre of a country or region.
– Example:
+ Warsaw is the capital of Poland
+ Then the next day I went to Vitoria, administrative capital of the Basque region.
+ Coaches have been booked to ferry demonstrators to the capital from towns and cities across the UK.
+ The centre of the capital is a sprawling marketplace which probably hasn’t had concrete roads since the French packed up and left Mali four decades ago.
+ The duo paid a six figure sum for the rights to open a store on Hanover Street in the capital’s city centre, which opens next month.
+ It is one of the few European capitals whose city centre was left intact after the war and is today prospering.
+ In fact, my home town was once the capital of an old territory called Mercia, and has a Norman castle that dates back over 1000 years.
+ A structural urban development plan for the capital divides the city into five areas that will function as pillars for the development work.
+ If they do so, it will spark scenes of rejoicing in Settle and prompt an exodus from the town to the capital on April

3. card

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A piece of thick, stiff paper or thin pasteboard, in particular one used for writing or printing on.
– Example:
+ some notes jotted down on a card
+ I am seriously considering printing up some little cards to hand out before the start of those conversations with complete strangers you end up getting sucked into while out and about with a newborn.
+ You won’t get a good idea of the right fragrance unless you put each one on different cards or pieces of paper.
+ Print your name – cut out letters from a piece of thick card.
+ File cards and rhyming games develop reading skills, and plasticine is recommended for the study of shapes and colors.
+ Thin pieces of card were inserted under its feet to ensure that it stood perfectly level.
+ Finally I snag one and I’m given a card with some writing and told to stand and wait for the unit at the register.
+ The Sun’s image can then be seen on small piece of stiff card covered with some white paper.
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4. careful

– Part Of Speech: adjective
– Meaning: Making sure of avoiding potential danger, mishap, or harm; cautious.
– Example:
+ I begged him to be more careful
+ be careful not to lose her address
+ They were careful to make sure Robinson’s helmet and feet did not contact the fragile ship.
+ Be careful and use caution and I trust you, yours too will be a positive experience.
+ It’s win at all costs and he is going to have to be careful because he could lose a lot.
+ However be careful to avoid litigations, as they will be a barrier to your success.
+ We should do everything we can as a government and as a people to be watchful and careful.
+ Look guys I know we have to be a bit more alert, I know we have to be a bit more aware and careful.
+ Ash paused, and recounted his dream to her in descriptive detail but was careful to avoid the part where she dies.
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5. carrot

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A tapering orange-coloured root eaten as a vegetable.
– Example:
+ roast lamb with peas and carrots
+ carrot juice
+ The vegetables, a collection of boiled potatoes, carrots, broccoli, courgette and tomato, were well cooked.
+ As carotene, it is found in green vegetables, carrots and yellow/orange fruits such as peaches.
+ The meals came served with two dishes of vegetables to share, one of broccoli, carrots, and courgettes with a tomato sauce, and one of sliced potato in a light white sauce, which all tasted fresh.
+ Besides carrots, other root vegetables include turnips, parsnips, radishes, beets and rutabagas.
+ You just brown the meatballs, then add some vegetables, like grated carrot, some more onion, a bit of finely chopped celery, capsicum, whatever.
+ While liver is the best source of vitamin A, excellent vegetable sources are carrots, cabbage and broccoli.
+ Use a vegetable peeler to remove colorful strips from squash, carrots or zucchini and sprinkle them on a plain-looking entrée.

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