Academic 3: business, butter, cafe, carry, catch

1. business

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A person’s regular occupation, profession, or trade.
– Example:
+ experts who typically conduct their business over the Internet
+ Electors can appoint a proxy if they are unable to vote themselves, if they are out of the country on holiday or on business or in the armed forces.
+ When travelling on business, always pack an extra change of clothes.
+ He was in Europe on business and, having read about the Silver Arrow on its website, was determined to compete.
+ It claimed to offer free parking and transport to Manchester Airport for customers flying out on business or holidays.
+ As for me, I’m probably going to have visit Kiev on business some time this year.
+ Stewart never voted for devolution – he was in Dubai on business at the time of the 1997 referendum.
+ When you stay in a hotel room on business and not on vacation, it’s still a sort of like a vacation.
+ McClung, who travels extensively on business, is eligible for major bonus points.

2. butter

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A pale yellow edible fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking.
– Example:
+ We defined high fat dairy food as whole milk, ice cream, hard cheese, butter, and sour cream.
+ Just one tablespoon of butter, sour cream or gravy can double the calories in a potato.
+ I used to help my father from the age of 10, delivering butter and fresh cream on my bicycle.
+ Serve over mashed potatoes that have been whipped with lots of butter and milk or cream.
+ Cutting out the obvious milk, butter, cream, yoghurt, and cheese is not enough.
+ Milk products were common in the form of sour cream and butter from cows and yaks.
+ Dairy products such as butter, cream, and cheese are important parts of the diet, along with pork.
+ They are served hot or cold spread with butter or margarine and sometimes jelly jam and cream.
+ When cream is churned to make butter, the agitation breaks up the water into droplets.

3. cafe

– Part Of Speech: noun
– Meaning: A small restaurant selling light meals and drinks.
– Example:
+ Young men and women walk or sit together in the parks, while older men gather in cafes to drink tea and play backgammon.
+ There are supermarkets to buy food, takeaways, cafes and licensed restaurants.
+ These events are often held at restaurants, cafes and coffee houses.
+ These events are often held at restaurants, cafes and coffee houses.
+ They’ll be showing up everywhere in cafes, tearooms, restaurants.
+ However, be prepared to step up a gear around the huge variety of bars, restaurants and cafes serving delicious meals at less than a fiver-a-head on the Avineda del Generalrismo.
+ I want to drink coffee in cafes and laugh with my friends.
+ This corner of trendy Broughton Street has seen a number of restaurants, bistros and cafes come and go in relatively quick succession, but the most recent arrival looks like being a keeper.

4. carry

– Part Of Speech: verb
– Meaning: Support and move (someone or something) from one place to another.
– Example:
+ medics were carrying a wounded man on a stretcher
+ Shrugging, Cameron picked up the luggage and carried it as they moved through the lobby.
+ He bandaged the man’s wounds and carried him to an inn where he nursed him through the night.
+ Two people brought him, carrying him and helping him along, wrapped in a thick plaid blanket that we took off.
+ Back to bucket carrying on the course – people are still not obeying a rule which applies to golfers carrying their golf bags.
+ At the end of the service the coffin is being carried out when it is accidentally bumped against a wall.
+ Sure enough, there was a white moving van and people carrying boxes to the house.
+ When one went down, the other picked him up and carried him wounded.
+ The teenager was carrying a surfboard and moved on quickly.

5. catch

– Part Of Speech: verb
– Meaning: Intercept and hold (something which has been thrown, propelled, or dropped)
– Example:
+ A childish glee overtook her, and she put out her tongue to catch the falling rain drops.
+ Every time there’s even a semblance of running water, we put something under the faucet to catch the precious drops.
+ Spread newspaper everywhere to catch the drops and make sure your room is well-ventilated.
+ He jumped up, just barely catching the baseball thrown by his father.
+ Waking up from its slumber in cool waters, it sluggishly walks around, often opening its mouth to catch the banana thrown by the woman walking along with her.
+ At Christmas, there is a store that gives away the unsold Christmas trees to anyone who can catch one when thrown in the air by the owner.
+ It’s a conditioned reflex learnt in the pubs of south Wales, where he’d catch beer bottles thrown at him by angry boyfriends and disarm them with a grin and a glug.

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